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Meghann Murdock

Deputy editor, Homes & Property
<p>The £4.6m corner apartment overlooks the rooftops of King’s Cross on two sides</p>
Buying & Mortgages

Clock tower flat for sale for £4.6m in Harry Potter film location

A home in the majestic gothic revival building which cameoed as King’s Cross station in the second Harry Potter film has been listed for sale.

Buying & Mortgages

Derelict 60-room property for sale for £23m ultimate London doer-upper

A renovator-buyer will need £23 million to buy the townhouses, even before embarking on any grand redesign.

Interiors

Top renovation ideas to inspire your home makeover projects

Our pick of ingenious interior makeovers, home renovations and extensions to inspire your next interiors project.

Interiors

Why a new gen of compact compost boxes are must-haves for tiny gardens

From starter wormeries to mini composters, here’s how green-fingered Londoners are going big with composting — in even the smallest of outdoor spaces.

Interiors

Six easy paint projects to do over a three-day weekend

A lick of paint is one of the easiest ways to transform your home. Here are six easy projects to consider doing over a long weekend — all doable in just an hour or two each day. 

Celebrity homes

Dusty Springfield’s London home goes on sale for £9.5m in Holland Park

Now a cavernous eight-bedroom house, the property was home to singer Dusty Springfield in the late Sixties and early Seventies.

Buying & Mortgages

Extraordinary London skinny house listed for sale has ‘secret garden’

The tardis-like two-bedroom home measures eight feet across, with a deceptively large garden at the back.

Interiors

How to get your home ready for guests as lockdown restrictions ease

Soon we’ll be allowed to open our homes once more to much missed friends and family — but is your spare room a disaster?

Interiors

The Repair Shop experts on what to restore — and where to start

We talk to Sonnaz and Will, of The Repair Shop, to hear what - and how - we should reduce, reuse and reupholster in our homes.

Property News

1 in 4 homes sold last month were on the market for less than a week

The average price of a home in the UK is now £327,797 after an increase of 2.1 per cent — or £6,733 — in a month.

Property News

Derelict London mansion sold after bidding war between three families

Fifty potential buyers were shown around the dilapidated house, with three local families deciding they just had to have it.

Property News

Tuscany hilltop estate priced less than the average London home

Fancy a home in Tuscany? This one calling out for brave buyers — and a new roof.

Celebrity homes

US Vice President Kamala Harris lists Washington DC apartment for sale

Ahead of their move to the official VP residence later this week, Kamala Harris and her husband are making waves on the property market.

Property News

Los Angeles artist takes to TikTok to sell £5.3m home

From new flats in Battersea to a six-bedroom LA mansion, here’s how agents are taking to TikTok to sell homes this year.

Luxury

North London water tower home is a real Seventies time capsule

The unusual water tower, now a three-bedroom home in need of total renovation, is for sale for £1 million.

Buying & Mortgages

Spectacular converted water tower for sale for price of a London flat

The three-bedroom conversion costs almost £10k less than the average London home

Luxury

Inside Britain’s most expensive home — valued at £250 million

Businessman John Caudwell has created Britain's most expensive home in Mayfair —  it's more than twice the size of the Royal Albert Hall and worth £250 million. 

Property News

Private river island in Surrey commuter town sells for £1 million

The private island, with two-bedroom house, is under offer, having gone up for sale for offers above £1 million. 

Interiors

Our writers on how they’re creating cosy corners at home in Lockdown 3

Standard writers on the peaceful interiors spaces they’ve been creating to help them unwind in Lockdown 3. 

Property News

Three leafy London areas already popular with 2021 home hunters

Leafy locations seeing renewed interest from pandemic buyers across London this year.
Celebrity homes

Matt Damon lists tropical Pacific Palisades home for sale for £15.6m

You might expect the home cinema, but other glamorous features include a showstopper wine cellar and tropical-vibe dining area. 

Property News

10 spectacular homes hidden inside iconic London buildings

Here's our pick of 10 extraordinary design homes to have been listed for sale in London in recent months — from a tiny studio on an iconic Brutalist estate to a penthouse in an Art Deco block in Marylebone. 
Interiors

How to create a beautiful home office whatever your space or budget

Inspiration from designers' own renovations and simple ideas for transforming your WFH space, whether a dedicated office or a multifunctional corner of your home.

Celebrity homes

Tom Ford finds a buyer for his Sante Fe ranch with Western movie town

Home to the Silverado movie town, Tom Ford's spectacular 20,000-acre ranch in Sante Fe county has been sold. 

Luxury

An extraordinary mews house beside rare central London riding stables

An unusual four-bedroom house has been listed for sale in a central London mews, just a few doors down from a rare London riding stables.

Celebrity homes

Art Deco block made famous by David Suchet's Poirot has flat for sale

A studio flat in Florin Court, perhaps better known as Hercule Poirot's Whitehaven Mansions, is for sale after a £40k price drop. 

Interiors

Independent London homeware designers you should know about this year

We've got your 2021 homeware buys covered with our edit of independent designers and artists on the rise. 

Interiors

Clever eco-friendly home improvements costing from just £25

Have you been planning future home improvements in Tier 4? Here are some energy-efficient, eco-friendly upgrades that should be top of the list.

Homes & Property

Top renovation inspiration from the best home makeovers of 2020

Our pick of ingenious interior makeovers, home renovations and extensions to inspire your next interiors project

Homes & Property

Top renovation inspiration from the best home makeovers of 2020

Our pick of ingenious interior makeovers, home renovations and extensions to inspire your next interiors project. 
Homes & Property

Controversial lighthouse among Grand Designs' most memorable reveals

We take a look back at Channel 4's Grand Designs' most emotional episodes. 
Homes & Property

Six of the best wreaths to buy from independent London florists

From Chelsea to Peckham, Blackheath and Hackney, here's our pick of the best Christmas wreaths still available for order or collection from independent floral studios across London. 
Interiors

Six of the best wreaths to buy from independent London florists

From Chelsea to Peckham, Blackheath and Hackney, here's our pick of the best Christmas wreaths still available for order or collection from independent floral studios across London. 

Homes & Property

20 independent London homeware designers you should know about

We've got your Christmas shopping covered with our edit of independent designers, destinations and products — plus exclusive discounts.