It was work which brought Rowena and Robin Pitt to a new area of the country ten years ago, but it was the gardens, the views and its lovely rural location with the beach nearby which attracted the couple to their home.
Ordinary people create dream homes in the television programme Grand Designs - and here in Cumbria, a derelict agricultural building has been highlighted as worthy of the Grand Designs treatment by a national property website.
A new season of the BBC's The Apprentice kicked off last night, with two of the wannabe apprentices coming from Cumbria. They've taken up residence in a glitzy mansion in leafy Hampstead which is rented at an eye-watering £38,783 per month. Take a look at what they'll be enjoying ...
Buying a new home is a major financial commitment – probably the biggest you’ll ever make. But how can you determine exactly what it is you are paying for? The answer is by commissioning a survey. Here’s what you need to know.