Archive for the ‘Dream properties’ Category

If you’re tempted by the chance to live at a slower pace among wonderful scenery, living on your very own island must be the ultimate in ‘getting away from it all’. Sounds like the stuff of daydreams, doesn’t it? But it’s not. Each year there are a handful of islands that come up for sale […]

  If suburban cul-de-sacs just don’t do it for you, there are plenty of alternative buildings that can be converted into quirky and stylish homes. The only limit is your imagination – and your budget, of course. Often the work involved in turning a non-residential building into a home can be off-putting for buyers. This […]

Charles Rennie Mackintosh was one of the world’s key figures of the Art Nouveau movement, he was an artist, an architect and a designer. His architectural work includes landmarks such as Glasgow School of Art and Glasgow’s Lighthouse. During his life he only designed two residential properties and one of these is now up for […]

One of Scotland’s most expensive properties, Craigcrook Castle, is currently up for sale. The property was once owned by John Hunter Watt and was a well known venue for literary get-togethers, the house has played host to Charles Dickens, Hans Christian Andersen, George Eliot and Lord Tennyson among others. The property is set in 4.4 […]

For all of you Christmas lovers out there we’ve found some lavishly decorated homes, unique Christmas decorations and fun Christmas ideas – get ready to feel full of Christmas joy! Add a little Christmas fun to your dining chairs                       Do you prefer soft neutrals […]

Bored of taking the stairs? Why not just slide? Take a look at these properties where you can slide to the level below – perfect for fun lovers or if you are simply in a rush! Slide House, Japan                                 […]

Here at s1homes we love to look at unusual and impressive homes and share them with you. Have a look at the Chateau Artisan in Miami, Florida. It is set on a lake amid 14 acres of land and featured in a Birdman music video! So let’s have a look!   Games room and bar […]

With seven of the top ten most expensive rental properties on s1rental being in Edinburgh,  it’s clear that both supply and demand are still high in the capital. The combination of the various Edinburgh festivals, the parliament and many financial institutions mean that top properties can rent for over £8,000 per month. The current top […]

This has to be one of the most unique and glamorous apartments currently available in Scotland. Situated in the Quartermile development, Edinburgh, it consists of 3 bedrooms and open plan kitchen, dining and living space. This, however, only tells part of the story, you really need to look at the pictures to fully appreciate why it’s so […]

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