A fine line

Aug

27

2013

Charlotte Pearson discovers one Hove illustrator’s love for Brighton and Hove, ceramics and biscuits. Not many people would think that a business could be started with just a few doodles. But Martha Mitchell Designs, based in Hove, was born out of a love of drawing. “I did a decorative arts degree...

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Decked out

Aug

26

2013

Charlotte Pearson heads to the beach to talk to one company about its passion for deckchairs. When you hear the word deckchair what pictures come to mind? Possibly a traditional seaside setting featuring donkeys, ice creams and a Punch and Judy show. One Portsmouth company, however, is reinventing the...

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Shepherd Huts

Aug

21

2013

Offering a getaway without going away and valuable extra space, Laura Cartledge discovers why Nightingale Shepherd Huts have people flocking. There is no place like home, and many people will agree there is no place like Sussex. As the late summer sun sets on the South Downs and the sea I, for one, do...

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Trading places

Aug

9

2013

Charlotte Pearson discovers what one shop in Uckfield has to offer. Trading Boundaries in Uckfield may look like a big country house but inside it is an Aladdin’s cave filled with furniture, a cafe and even a live music venue. The furniture shop side of the business began life 17 years ago when owner...

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Farmhouse reborn

Jul

24

2013

With its own woods, lake and space for the noble steed, Laura Cartledge finds herself under the spell of an enchanting farm house near Battle. Transforming Rogers Farm into a stunning home could be a fairy tale story – that is if fate and fairy godmothers came in the shape of the Friday Ad. Current...

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Break from the norm

Jul

19

2013

Laura Cartledge heads to Brighton and discovers how a company has the monopoly on stylish short breaks. If ‘holiday lets’ makes you think of quiet, quaint cottages then Beatnik Breaks will make you think again. Boasting three Brighton regency houses, each with its own unique character, for short...

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Roar appeal

Jun

6

2013

Sussex isn’t short of spectacular properties but Laura Cartledge reveals why Eastwood Farm might just be a lion’s head and shoulders above the rest. Finding just one reason why Sussex inspires stunning properties is impossible. The rolling countryside, bountiful beaches and distinctive character...

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