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THE COLLECTION MAGAZINE

THE SANDBANKS

ISSUE 2 2018

COLLECTION BY THE WATER A HOME BY THE WATER OFFERS BOTH FANTASTIC VIEWS AND A CHANCE TO GET BACK TO NATURE

PREMIUM  GOLFING GOLF IS OFTEN MORE THAN A SPORT, IT CAN ALSO BE A LIFESTYLE CHOICE

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98.96% of Fine & Country customers would recommend our services

Take their word for it. An overwhelming majority of those who had used Fine & Country would recommend our services to a family member or friend, according to our most recent survey taken by members of the public.* It is a privilege to consistently achieve such positive feedback and we will endeavour to maintain this result. We are dedicated to offering the best possible service to every customer, whether buyer or seller, from beginning to end.

Contact us now for a free valuation and benefit from this on: 01202 706006 | sandbanks@fineandcountry.com | fineandcountry.com *“Brand Awareness Survey 2017� that was carried out on SurveyMonkey.

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ABOUT US

YOUR LOCAL FINE & COUNTRY TEAM

Adrian Dunford, Director

Adrian has a fine pedigree in property services, purchasing his first property at the age of 18 and going on to run an estate agency in Parkstone which grew to three offices. He then became an independent Financial Advisor for over 25 years, before coming back to agency. Adrian’s passion for the local area and years of experience in financial services make him well equipped to offer a wealth of advice. Nicola Dunford, Executive Support Manager

Nicola is Adrian’s wife and after the birth of their youngest son she joined the agency. Nicola focuses on the aspects of the business that Adrian has less time for – book-keeping, HR, business development projects and ensuring the business is compliant with legislation and professional standards. Robert Dunford, Land and New Homes

Robert heads up the land and new homes division and benefits from over 15 years’ experience. Vendors and developers alike greatly value Robert’s experience and feel safe in the knowledge that he will act in their best interests at all times. If you have a plot which may be suitable for development – Robert is the man to call. Gill Emeny, Senior Property Consultant

Gill is mum to Adrian and Robert and the agency founder. She is finally spending more time relaxing with her husband but still likes to keep her hand in! She has nearly 40 years’ experience of selling properties in the Poole area and has sold the same house more than once! Due to her friendly approach, many of Gill's clients over the years have now become her friends. Elise Davenport, Property Administration Manager

Joining in May 2017, Elise brings over 15 years of customer service and sales administration experience to enable the smooth running of a very busy administration team. Elise prides herself on efficiency, excellent organisation skills and a dedicated approach. In her spare time she enjoys running and participates in local race events whenever possible. Nicole Harvey, Property Administration Consultant

Nicole is very proud and excited to have recently joined us bringing with her over two decades of experience working in top tier client-facing roles. Nicole has crafted powerful interpersonal skills through her extensive experience working for a number of large, international financial corporations and is now looking to transfer these qualities to the world of estate agency. Jenny Riley, Weekend Sales Consultant

Jenny recently joined the sales team with weekend support and show home cover for prestigious developments. Jenny is an enthusiastic, hardworking breath of fresh air to the weekend team.

Tom Burn, Photographer and Videographer

Tom is our new artist in residence who heads up all photography and videography. Tom graduated in videography for online and marketing presentations. Tom graduated from Swansea university in 2007 with a 2:1 in media and communication studies. Julia Polley, Property Consultant

After joining in 2017, Julia comes with a wealth of knowledge after building and selling property in South Buckinghamshire and, after a childhood spent in the area, has always owned property in Bournemouth and Poole. She’s very happy to be working with a great team after returning to work now her four children have flown the nest! Fine & Country 16 Bank Road, Sandbanks Poole, Dorset BH13 7QB T: 01202 706006 E: sandbanks@fineandcountry.com

Copyright 2018 Fine & Country Tailor Made Estate Agents Company Reg No. 08974309 Registered in England and Wales 16 Banks Road, Sandbanks BH13 7PW

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CONTENTS

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DESIGN SCENE: DECORATING A NEW HOME

FINE & COUNTRY NEWS The latest news, events and happenings in the world of Fine & Country.

£345,000 Moving into a new property can be an £565,000 11% 1% overwhelming experience. Fine & Country Interior Design talks to their specialist design firms that AND THE HUMBER NORTH WEST assist homeowners settling into newYORKSHIRE homes. SOUTH WEST TOP 1%

ANNUAL CHANGE

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£675,000

£420,000

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£405,000

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£620,000 ANNUAL CHANGE

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TOP 1%

TOP 5%

TOP 5%

£370,000

£610,000

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EAST MIDLANDS

WALES TOP 1% SOUTH WEST

TOP 1%

TOP 5%

TOP 5%

TOP 1%

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TOP 5%

£419,000

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ANNUAL CHANGE

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£686,000

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WEST MIDLANDS TOP 1% SOUTH WEST

£598,000 ANNUAL CHANGE

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TOP 5%

£470,000 ANNUAL CHANGE

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SOUTH WEST TOP 1% SOUTH WEST

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£630,000 ANNUAL CHANGE

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TOP 5%

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TOP 1%

£1,410,000 average price

£816,400

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MARKET ROUND UP

LONDON TOP 5%

TOP 1%

£1,508,000

£3,275,000

ANNUAL CHANGE

ANNUAL CHANGE

The cold gloomy weather is giving way to warmer spells.

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ESCAPE: A TEASPOON OF SUNLIGHT Summer in the UK can be an elusive thing. Michael Reed heads south, seeking sunshine in Cornwall.

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Golf is often more than a sport, it can also be a lifestyle choice. Daniel Price looks into the growing popularity of premium golf properties.

A home by the water offers both fantastic views and a chance to get back to nature. Lisa Preece finds spectacular homes by rivers, lakes and the sea.

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It can be difficult to find a balance between location, amenities and family life. Lisa Preece views a property that has the magic combination.

When most pubs are gastropubs, restaurants have to be creative to have impact. Giselle Whiteaker finds cuisine that is a cut above.

GOLF: PREMIUM GOLFING

PROPERTY FEATURE: A BALANCING ACT

P R O P E RTY H I G H L I G H T: BY THE WATER

CUISINE: THE GASTRONOMY GAME

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COLLECTION BY THE WATER A HOME BY THE WATER OFFERS BOTH FANTASTIC VIEWS AND A CHANCE TO GET BACK TO NATURE

PREMIUM GOLFING GOLF IS OFTEN MORE THAN A SPORT, IT CAN ALSO BE A LIFESTYLE CHOICE

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CHADDESLEY GLENN SANDBANKS DORSET

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Guide price £1,999,950 Office Sandbanks Contact 01202 706006 sandbanks@fineandcountry.com

Welcome to South Sands, an immaculately presented five double-bedroom detached house set in an exclusive gated development of three houses with an adundance of features throughout. Beautiful grounds, prestigous location with the golden sandy beaches of sandbanks only a few hundred yards away. Viewing is highly recommended. • Spacious detached house in prime location • Master bedroom with dressing area and en suite • Four double bedrooms and two bathrooms • Kitchen breakfast room and separate utility • Three reception rooms and study/office • Extensive terraces and balcony • Set in gated grounds with sea views • Golden sandy beaches a few hundred yards away

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DESIGN

DECORATING A NEW HOME MOVING INTO A NEW PROPERTY CAN BE AN OVERWHELMING EXPERIENCE WHEN YOU HAVE TO

DECIDE HOW TO DECORATE AND WHAT TO DO FIRST. FINE & COUNTRY INTERIOR DESIGN TALKS TO THEIR SPECIALIST DESIGN FIRMS THAT ASSIST HOMEOWNERS SETTLING INTO NEW HOMES. Sit back and wait “When you move into a new property, do nothing to begin with,” advises Elaine Penhaul from Lemon and Lime Interiors. “The first couple of months in a new home are vital to learn how the space works for you and what changes and improvements you need.”

Plan your space “While you’re settling in, take the time to assess how the room layout and space works for you and your family,” says Preet Dhanoa from Mood Interiors. “A previous owner decided the dining room should be next to the kitchen, but that may not be the best layout for you.”

Neutralise the space “Painting over garish colours and wallpaper with light neutral hues before you commit to a new colour scheme is an important step towards defining the perfect colour scheme. This will help you understand how the light works around the house, what time each room has its strongest light, and which rooms don’t get much light at all. Choosing colours without understanding the light in a space is a mistake," says Elaine.

Make it your own “Once you are confident with your home design, make it your own,” says Preet. “Be brave and bold; don’t be afraid to add your own style and personality."

Take your time “We always recommend our clients put their room schemes together slowly. Take inspiration from objects you love: a piece of art, a much-loved family heirloom or a favourite armchair. Use your key pieces to create a theme for the colour, style and furnishing of a room,” says Elaine.

Take it one room at a time; start with one colour and introduce others layer by layer. Using accessories, soft furnishings and wall finishes can add depth and interest to your overall design." You can augment the atmosphere of your home by altering colours, textures or lighting – don’t be afraid to experiment and learn as you go – that’s half the fun."

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Design by Fine & Country Mood Interiors. TOP RIGHT AND ABOVE

Design by Fine & Country Lemon & Lime Interiors​.

For more interior design tips, visit our blog at fineandcountry.com/uk/blog

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NEWS

NEWS POLO 10TH ANNIVERSARY

NEW IN SEVENOAKS

Join Fine & Country at their biggest event of the year: The Fine & Country Gold Cup polo tournament. Thousands of people will attend the exhilarating day of polo on Saturday 7th July at Dallas Burston Polo Club, near Royal Leamington Spa.

Sevenoaks is the latest location to join the Fine & Country network of estate agents in over 300 locations worldwide. The new office will be located in the centre of Otford Village, overlooking the only listed duck pond in England.

As the action unfolds on the pitch, families and friends will sample picnics and sip Prosecco as the horses race by. There is also fun to be had with fairground games, stalls selling local products, and food vendors. To celebrate the 10th anniversary, the event will run into the evening at a glittering celebration.

It is one of many new UK locations for the brand in 2018. Fine & Country Tunbridge Wells opened its latest office in mid-January, while Fine & Country Leicester and Fine & Country Bury St. Edmunds opened in February.

Tickets are complimentary, but donations of £10 per parked car are requested for the Fine & Country Foundation, which fights the causes of homelessness. Book your complimentary tickets or upgrade to a VIP package at www.fineandcountry.com/uk/polo

Fine & Country Sevenoaks 01959 525202 sevenoaks@fineandcountry.com Fine & Country Tunbridge Wells 01892 701900 tunbridgewells@fineandcountry.com Fine & Country Leicester 0116 296 7777 leicester@fineandcountry.com Fine & Country Bury St Edmunds 01284 718822 burystedmunds@fineandcountry.com

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NEWS

A HOLE IN ONE The Fine & Country summer event schedule is in full swing. The first calendar event was the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club in Surrey, where Fine & Country exhibited fantastic golf properties for sale around the world. The golfing competition, which ran from the 24 – 27 May, attracted some of the world’s best players. Fine & Country also ran a social media competition to win two tickets to the final day of the event, which saw Francesco Molinari claim the trophy ahead of Rory McIlroy at the renowned course. Fine & Country partnered with European Tour Properties to exhibit a collection of elite golf properties in some of the world’s most prestigious residential golf developments, including Bom Sucesso Resort, Black Mountain Golf Club and Resort, and PGA Catalunya Resort.

EARTHQUAKE ANNIVERSARY On 25 April 2015, a devastating earthquake struck Nepal. Tens of thousands of people were displaced, and thousands remain living in temporary accommodation. Three years later, The Fine & Country Foundation has rebuilt over half of the homes in the small mountain village of Thangpalkot1, where 86 of the 94 houses were flattened. A donation of £16,000 provided funding for 10 houses in March 2017, and a trek to Everest Base Camp in October 2017 raised an incredible £32,000 for a further 20 houses.

FAST-TRACKING GROWTH Fine & Country has had an extremely successful start to 2018, expanding rapidly in the first quarter of the year. The brand opened two new offices in Europe, in Cyprus and Cascais, Portugal.

The support for Thangpalkot1 continues in 2018: £1,296 was raised at the Fine & Country conference, and individual offices have pledged their support for the village. 50 houses have been funded and 41 of these are completed or receiving some finishing touches. For more information or to support the Foundation, visit www.fineandcountryfoundation.com

The new Fine & Country Cyprus office was launched by Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus, who gave a welcoming speech to more than 200 people. Fine & Country Cascais joins the network of 12 Portuguese offices in Comporta, Porto, Estoril, Chiado Lisbon, Marques do Pombal Lisbon and six locations along the Algarve.

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MARKET OUTLOOK

MARKET OUTLOOK WHAT THE NEW HOUSING MINISTER MIGHT MEAN FOR PRIME RESIDENTIAL MARKETS. The most recent housing market figures show prime (the top 5% of homes) and super-prime properties (top 1%) continue to increase in price across the UK. The most recently released figures show house prices to January 2018, and these demonstrate the largest prime growth over the last year has been in the West Midlands, where prices have grown by 9%. The super-prime market has seen massive 11% growth in the North East. But what is in store for the future? Changes in Westminster may have some impact on the nationwide property market. Following the departure of Amber Rudd, the reorganised cabinet sees James Brokenshire take over as the new Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government. He has swiftly returned to senior office after he stepped down as Northern Ireland Secretary, owing to illness. His good relationship with the Prime Minister is significant because it makes it much more likely Theresa May’s vision for the housing market will become a reality.

What exactly is this vision? Looking through last year’s White Paper, the substance is mostly the position successive governments have taken – that the UK needs to build more homes. The government has mostly allied itself with the idea that developers are the "bad guys" for land banking. Land banking is the practice of buying land and waiting until the value of that land rises – perhaps indefinitely – instead of building homes. As a result, builders may be financially disincentivised to build. While this accusation is not without merit, the whole process is quite complicated. We are most concerned with the prime markets around the UK, so what might the changes mean for this segment of the residential market? The answer is probably “not much”. The market is still feeling the effects of the Stamp Duty hike, and we can’t see that changing any time soon. Contact your local Fine & Country office to find out more about the property market in your area and to request a market appraisal. Source: ResiAnalytics

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MARKET OUTLOOK

LATEST PRICE MOVEMENTS OF THE PREMIUM AND SUPER-PREMIUM REGIONAL MARKETS

NORTH EAST £345,000 ANNUAL CHANGE

£675,000 ANNUAL CHANGE

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TOP 5%

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£405,000

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1%

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4%

£565,000

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NORTH WEST TOP 1% SOUTH WEST

TOP 1%

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3%

£686,000

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7%

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£470,000

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£630,000 ANNUAL CHANGE

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9% EAST OF ENGLAND TOP 1%

TOP 5%

£675,000 ANNUAL CHANGE

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TOP 5%

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£816,400

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4%

£1,150,000 average price

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LONDON TOP 1%

TOP 5%

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average price

1%

£3,275,000 ANNUAL CHANGE

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1%

These premium price points are found by listing all residential transactions within a region and ordering them from lowest to highest price. We look at transactions that happened in the most recent month for which HM Land Registry has a complete dataset. The ‘top 5%’ figure is the price of the sold property that sits exactly 95% of the way up from bottom to top, otherwise known as the 95th percentile. The ‘top 1%’ sits 99% of the way up the distribution and is the 99th percentile. We aim to avoid big month-to-month variability by using a big sample size (i.e. an entire region), but some volatility is inevitable, owing to the fact that we are only looking at a small subset of the whole market. NB: Average price January 2018. Annual change January 2018 vs January 2017.

Source: ResiAnalytics

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ESCAPE

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SUNLIGHT

SUMMER IN THE UK CAN BE AN ELUSIVE THING. MICHAEL REED HEADS SOUTH, SEEKING SUNSHINE IN CORNWALL.

As memories of the Beast from the East fade in the embrace of spring, I feel the need for warmth. I’m pleased when a teaspoon of sunlight gives the old melatonin a stir as I arrive at Burn Park in Bude, Cornwall, sandwiched between fields of sheep, majestic countryside, and the Atlantic Ocean. Burn Park is part of the Luxury Lodges portfolio, a collection of gorgeous resorts set amidst beautifully landscaped parklands. I’ve booked into The Glass House in the hopes of opening myself up to as much sun as possible. Entering The Glass House is a joy. At once, warm air suffused with the scent of pine assails the nostrils telling me to breathe in, like a hypnotist relaxing a patient. This is Honka Fusion, a sort of Finnish log cabin, which has a naturally relaxing influence and reduces the heart rate. I breath out slowly as I look at the bleached, wild Finnish pine ceiling and walls, which meet a heated, honey pine floor, flooded throughout with light streaming through 24 breathtaking windows. Outside, a moat of shingle, grass and decking is punctuated by a simmering hot tub. ABOVE

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My bed is dressed in gold-accented blue on a plush oatmeal carpet, which leads to a glass-panelled balcony. In the bathroom, a seaworthy-looking bath the size of a rowing boat sits on a deck-like floor and I cover myself in Temple Spa bath gel before plunging in. One of nine cinematic windows drops from ceiling to floor beside me. I periscope my head up above the gunwales to see what’s showing this evening and 50 or so of the aforementioned sheep stare back. I down periscope and ruminate on what I’ve gleaned so far. After check-in, I’d taken a wander. Thirty-two extraordinary houses are set in 75 acres here, each one unique, presenting a sort of architectural mosaic of slate, stone and shades of russet rock that feather naturally into the surroundings. Shaped beds of contrasting shingle, manicured lawns and raised flower beds bind the picture together. The spa, with its gorgeously warm pool, is adjacent to an impressive pile of Cornish rock that is the Bar and Reception. I pop open a bottle of Taittinger Champagne as an aperitif before dinner, from a generous welcome hamper, which includes all breakfast essentials, as well as Cornish fudge and, of course, clotted cream. A brief stroll away, I find the bar, which is light and airy with a soft, blue sofa that undulates, wave-like, along the wall’s length, while caged lights hang from looping ropes on the beamed ceiling. Chef Kevin Smith serves up a fine meal, completed with cheesecake and an indulgent dollop of clotted cream. Barmaid Shonagh ropes me into a game of Bingo to while away the evening – an eclectic mix of entertainment is on tap here, with a curry and quiz night and acoustic night in the pipeline. After a rather fine Malbec, I return to my lodge, where I slide into the hot tub with a tot of Taittinger. The Honka is working. The next morning, I decide to take the 20-minute stroll across nearby North Cornwall and Bude golf course to Bude. As I clump off, I refute Mark Twain’s view that “Golf is a good walk spoilt.” Not even a bad golf round could spoil today. The views are stunning and yesterday’s teaspoon of sunlight is now a cup that runneth over. In Bude, I find a helter-skelter of streets, with imminent summer propelling families around a maze of shops and onto Summerleaze Beach, where a giant sea pool retains water as the tide retreats. My eyes gorge on a rainbow of buckets and spades, boogie boards, surfboards, cafes, and seaside art. Cornish flags flap as I consider an offer of Cornish lessons or a lecture on the Romans in Mid Cornwall. Before I know it, I find myself encased head to foot in 5mm Neoprene, nervously clutching a surfboard. “You’ll be fine,” assures my instructor, Scott. After an hour or so of thrilling wipe-outs, I do feel fine.

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Glorious views abound; inside The Glass House; luxury awaits.

Back on dry land, Scott tells me that when there’s a spring tide, it’s possible to walk from nearby Crooklets Beach to Sandymouth Beach, with a couple of cafes on the way. I wish I had more time, as a return walk along the cliff path affords spectacular views of scenery and surfers alike. ”It’s proper special,” grins Scott. Evening finds me again retiring to my hot tub and Taittinger, and I reflect on my stay. Luxury, attention to the smallest detail, and friendly, engaging, diligent staff run through Luxury Lodges like the message in a stick of Cornish Rock. I want to stay forever. I raise my glass in a toast to the team at Burn Park and Luxury Lodges. This is “proper special.” Luxury Lodges specialises in hotel-quality, self-catering accommodation in some of Britain’s most desirable locations, encouraging guests to reconnect with the great outdoors and the ones who matter most. See www.luxurylodges.com for details.

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WESTERN GATE SANDBANKS PENINSULA DORSET A beautifully presented waterfront property offering both privacy and security lending itself well as either a main residence, a second home or weekend retreat. This magnificent house exudes opulence with the added benefit of advanced technological systems and stunning design features throughout 6,366 sq. ft. of luxurious accommodation. Western Gate has recently been extensively redesigned to the highest quality, to maximise the prime waterfront position the property commands. The property’s south westerly aspect allows for sensational, far-reaching views across to the National Trust beaches at Shell Bay and the Purbeck Hills, the entrance to Poole Harbour sweeping across to Brownsea and the neighbouring islands.

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Price ÂŁ7,750,000 Office Sandbanks Contact 01202 706006 sandbanks@fineandcountry.com

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BALCOMBE BREEZE BRANKSOME PARK

SOUTH COAST PROPERTY AWARDS 2018 Development of the Year finalist (Residential – Small)

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Price From £900,000 - £1,675,000 Office Sandbanks Contact 01202 706006 sandbanks@fineandcountry.com

Introducing a stunning new jewel in the South Coast’s prestigious Branksome Park, a glimpse into the bold and beautiful future of high-end contemporary apartment living. Balcombe Breeze is a stylish development of only six luxury apartments and a single penthouse located on Balcombe Road within easy reach of the popular amenities at Westbourne. The development is of an extremely high quality offering the highest standards in residential accommodation within the highly sought-after Branksome Park. Opportunities to acquire new apartments of such a high standard in the area are few and far between. The materials used throughout are of a superior quality with accommodation that allows space to live. Designed by award-winning architects David James, Balcombe Breeze has been created to reflect the quality of its location with striking architectural features and a low-maintenance exterior set in beautifully landscaped gardens.

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ACE SANDBANKS DORSET 2|

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Price from £2,495,000 Office Sandbanks Contact 01202 706006 sandbanks@fineandcountry.com

Ace is a rare opportunity to own coordinates on one of the most desirable stretches of coasts in Great Britain. It is perfectly positioned between Sandbanks’ vibrant harbour and tranquil golden beaches. This is a landmark building for the area, elegantly designed to reflect the yachting heritage of the harbour: six three-bedroom apartments and three four-bedroom apartments with its own well-being suite incorporating swimming pool, gym, steam room, sauna and external Jacuzzi overlooking Sandbanks beach. • Panoramic coastal views from all apartments • Privately owned beach stores • Communal heated indoor swimming pool with sauna, steam room and external terracing with Jacuzzi overlooking Sandbanks beach

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THE MOORINGS SANDBANKS PENINSULA DORSET 5|

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We consider this to be the most desirable grand property on the exclusive Sandbanks peninsula. Built to the ultimate 21st-century standard, The Moorings was regarded as the most technologically advanced house in England when constructed in 2008.

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Price from ÂŁ8,750,000 Office Sandbanks Contact 01202 706006 sandbanks@fineandcountry.com

Everything about this property is of the highest quality with every whim catered for. The south westerly aspect allows for sensational, far-reaching views to Old Harry Rocks, the National Trust Shell Bay beaches, Poole Harbour across to Brownsea and surrounding islands, with the dramatic Purbeck Hills beyond. Built over three storeys with attractive low-maintenance elevations it is tastefully designed for modern living.

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LA BAIE & LA PLAGE SANDBANKS PENINSULA DORSET 3|

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Price £6,500,000 Office Sandbanks Contact 01202 706006 sandbanks@fineandcountry.com

Two stunning brand new beachfront houses designed by award-winning architects Terence O’Rourke to provide the ultimate in luxury living. These superb homes offer magnificent views across Poole Bay from all principal rooms and balconies with direct beach access from the rear garden. The accommodation is arranged across four floors, which are serviced by a lift, to include four/five bedrooms, an indoor swimming pool, state-of-the-art kitchen and luxurious bathroom suites. • Stunning beachfront house • Lift to all floors • Indoor swimming pool and sauna, private beachside terrace • Direct beach access • Double garage

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BRUDENELL AVENUE CANFORD CLIFFS DORSET 3|

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Price ÂŁ3,000,000 Office Sandbanks Contact 01202 706006 sandbanks@fineandcountry.com

Brand new detached house with over 4,500 sq. ft. of accommodation with views of Poole Harbour. One of the finest homes to come to the open market with high specification finishes throughout with four double bedrooms, three reception rooms, double garage and landscape grounds. A unique and stunning take on contemporary living. This exceptional four bedroom home extends to some 4,500 sq. ft. with outdoor living space in the form of three sun terraces extending to a further 1,200 sq. ft. There is an abundance of features throughout from the sophisticated and stylish open-plan kitchen day room through to the formal living room and dedicated media room.

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Price £4,950,000 Office Sandbanks Contact 01202 706006 sandbanks@fineandcountry.com

Sleonn House is an imposing residence set in an enviable position in one of the area’s most sought-after roads, occupying a mature landscaped 1 acre plot with generous frontage and a sweeping in and out driveway. With close to 12,500 sq. ft. of accommodation set over three floors, this home offers a wealth of features including an indoor pool complex, gym, games room and triple garaging. • Generous frontage with a sweeping in and out driveway • Atrium style reception hall with stunning open-tread staircase with glass and chrome balustrade • Spacious accommodation over three floors • Sitting room/dining room with feature fireplace • Triple garaging with private guest suite above

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Price £4,950,000 Office Sandbanks Contact 01202 706006 sandbanks@fineandcountry.com

Three stunning detached houses bordered on one side by luscious woodland of the Luscombe Valley Nature Reserve which is an area of outstanding beauty with special scientific interest; it is home to a number of protected species of flora and fauna. The houses are set in their own private enclave positioned alongside the Parkstone championship golf course. Parkstone offers 18 challenging holes over a beautiful mature heathland course, with spectacular views over Poole Harbour and beyond. • Views across Poole Harbour • Indoor swimming pools • Exceptional specification • Private setting in private grounds • High technical specification

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HARBOUR RIDGE CANFORD CLIFFS DORSET

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Guide price £2,650,000 Office Sandbanks Contact 01202 706006 sandbanks@fineandcountry.com

Stunning bespoke family home in sought-after location, boasting exquisite views across Poole Harbour, Brownsea Island, Sandbanks Peninsula and beyond. With four bedrooms and four en suite bathrooms, the accommodation is both extremely spacious and versatile, and offers varied living space. The property is contemporary in design and is finished to a very high specification throughout. • Located in a secluded private road • Electronically operated gated entrance • Large driveway providing off-road parking for several vehicles • Lift access to all floors • Built by Wyatt homes 2011/12

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GOLF

PREMIUM

GOLFING

GOLF IS OFTEN MORE THAN A SPORT, IT CAN ALSO BE A LIFESTYLE CHOICE. DANIEL PRICE LOOKS INTO THE GROWING POPULARITY OF PREMIUM GOLF PROPERTIES.

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Premium golf properties are just that, commanding a price premium when located on a spectacular golf course. European Tour Properties prides itself on offering the finest golf property across a wide range of world-class golf courses and resorts, and golfers and property buyers know to expect nothing but the best when purchasing a European Tour property. Taking a glance at European Tour Properties’ portfolio, it’s easy to see why.

premium of 9.5% over non-golf-facing properties. This means those keen to invest in golf course properties are happy to pay more to have a view of the course.

Premium golfing is at the heart of European Tour Properties’ philosophy, as evidenced by their portfolio of 27 worldclass golf venues, spread across three continents. Each of these stunning settings has a close association with the European Tour and, therefore, the standard of the property at each venue is extremely high, matching the quality of the golf courses themselves.

Apartments, town houses and semi-detached villas are all available at PGA Catalunya, with the latter set in a private garden enclave nestled between the fairways of the Stadium Golf Course. The luxurious, open-plan living accommodation features a swimming pool, sun terrace, private gardens and large master bedrooms, with en suite and separate dressing areas. It’s evident purchasers are happy to pay a premium when buying property at PGA Catalunya, as the most recent La Selva semi-detached villas have all been sold.

A recent survey conducted by European Tour Properties aimed to discover the real estate property price premiums associated with buying a property on a golf course, and there were some interesting results. Data from nine European Tour Properties’ network venues, which includes all property for sale at each venue, showed properties facing the golf course carry an average price

Resorts such as PGA Catalunya command higher premiums. This is a stunning venue, where contemporary lifestyle meets smart design and award-winning development embraces nature.

The survey also demonstrated that golf properties within European Tour Properties’ network venues accrue a 19% premium over properties for sale outside the resort. This can be seen with villas at Quinta do Lago, Portugal and Terre Blanche, France.

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Set amongst the rolling hills of Provence, in the midst of oak and pine trees, Terre Blanche was ranked No 1 Golf Resort in Continental Europe by Golf World magazine. Off-plan villas and plots of land are available here, with each villa owner offered a full range of services as well as resident membership to the Terre Blanche golf club. Interestingly, and perhaps surprisingly, the survey by European Tour Properties showed only 34% of property buyers are golfers and 66% are non-golfers, with the largest number of golfers buying property at Black Mountain Golf Club and Resort, Thailand. Finally, one of the resorts that has the highest number of international property buyers is Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai. Golfers are clearly attracted to the world-class golf course here, in addition to the luxurious properties. Split into 13 unique communities, Jumeirah Golf Estates features properties including individually designed villas, apartments and townhouses, which overlook two of the world’s top golf courses. Golf properties command a premium for numerous reasons, including the high quality of accommodation, tremendous locations, fantastic lifestyle, first-rate amenities and superb golf courses. Owning a golfing property is fast becoming the ideal way to live, for golfers and non-golfers alike.

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Alandalus, Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai. ABOVE

Contemporary Villa, Quinta do Lago, Portugal.

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PROPERTY HIGHLIGHT

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A HOME BY THE WATER OFFERS BOTH FANTASTIC VIEWS AND A CHANCE TO GET BACK TO NATURE. LISA PREECE FINDS SPECTACULAR HOMES BY RIVERS, LAKES AND THE SEA.

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1. GWAUN VALLEY, PEMBROKESHIRE

6. BRAUNTON, DEVON

Tregynon is a farmhouse believed to date back to the 14th century, with a three-bedroom annexe and two-bedroom granary. It is set in around 5 acres, overlooked by Carn Ingli within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The property has natural ponds and a waterfall within the grounds.

This property is so close to a beach that the sand touches the wall. Vention House is on the edge of Putsborough Beach, accessible through a gate from the garden. People travel for miles to visit this beach, but from Vention House, the views from Baggy Point to Woolacombe are year-round.

£749,950

£3,750,000

Fine & Country Pembrokeshire james.skudder@fineandcountry.com 01834 862138

Fine & Country Braunton braunton@fineandcountry.com 01271 812263

2. HOUGHAM, LINCOLNSHIRE

7. HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE

This Lincolnshire Manor House was once owned by Sir Hugh de Bussey's family, who settled here at the time of William the Conqueror. Later, it became the hunting lodge of the Brudenell family, of Lord Cardigan fame. The estate includes 30 acres, with the River Witham winding through. £2,800,000 Fine & Country Stamford stamford@fineandcountry.com 01780 750 200

3. LONG SUTTON, LINCOLNSHIRE South of the market town of Long Sutton is South Holland House, a Georgian property looking down a fenland waterway. It is a wildlife haven, where swans paddle on the water and muntjac deer roam free. The property has four bedrooms, two bathrooms and four reception rooms. £450,000 Fine & Country North & West Norfolk wendy.graham@fineandcountry.com 01553 769100

4. AMBLESIDE, CUMBRIA Balla Wray is set in landscaped grounds with views over Lake Windermere. Set in mature woodland above the shoreline, the property has a boathouse with a wet dock and jetty on the lakeshore. It includes the five-bedroom main house, a three-bedroom cottage and an outbuilding with a gym. £4,750,000 Fine & Country Lakes & North Lancs sales@fineandcountry-lakes.co.uk 01539 733500

5. FULHAM, LONDON This new two-bedroom apartment has views of the river from its wrap-around balcony. The apartment includes two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an openplan reception, with a custom-designed kitchen. The development has a 24-hour concierge and a private fitness centre. £1,799,000 Fine & Country Fulham fulham@fineandcountry.com 020 7731 0031

Mickle Hill Grange is an architect-designed estate with over 18 acres of lawns and two lakes. Built in 2014, this residence has been finished to a high standard, incorporating all of the latest smart home technology. Highlights include a cinema room, party room, gym and sauna. £4,000,000 Fine & Country St Neots inresidence@fineandcountry.com 0330 333 1060

8. BROADSTAIRS, KENT At the end of a private road on the Kent coastline sits a fantastic family home. It is by the sea, and there is a private gate opening onto the adjacent golf course. The Blue Flag Botany Bay beach is nearby, and Kingsgate Bay is ideal for a quiet swim. Surfing enthusiasts will enjoy Joss Bay. £950,000 Fine & Country Canterbury canterbury@fineandcountry.com 01227 479317

9. BLAKENEY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE This refurbished listed farmhouse is within a small riverside village, roughly equidistant from Chepstow and Gloucester. Believed to date from the 16th century, it was extended with a single-storey kitchen and garden room. Many of the rooms enjoy views over farmland and the River Severn. £800,000 Fine & Country Chepstow chepstow@fineandcountry.com 01291 629799

10. SOUTHSEA, HAMPSHIRE This home is close to the Victorian promenade at the Southsea beach, and right by Canoe Lake. This popular man-made lake is home to young swans in winter, with up to 60 juveniles congregating here. The Edwardian family home provides 3,431sq. ft. of living accommodation over three primary floors, with seven bedrooms. £1,050,000 Fine & Country South East Hampshire drayton@fineandcountry.com 023 93 277277 THE COLLECTION | 35 |

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PROPERTY FEATURE

A BALANCING ACT IT CAN BE DIFFICULT TO FIND A BALANCE

BETWEEN LOCATION, AMENITIES AND FAMILY LIFE. LISA PREECE VIEWS A PROPERTY THAT HAS THE MAGIC COMBINATION.

Surrey is known for being the garden of London, and many who have made their fortune in the capital look to this beautiful county, full of rolling hills and open countryside, to settle down. It is no surprise, then, to spot stunning mansions tucked behind gates and over perfectly landscaped hedges. Welcome to Kingswood. In this large village, there is an extraordinary number of millionaire mansions. The heart of the village surrounds the station, which has direct trains to London Bridge in just over 40 minutes, making it the perfect base for someone who needs access to London for work. There is a quaint row of shops and restaurants next to the station, but it is off the public roads that the real excitement begins. Delve into the Kingswood Warren to find an array of beautiful homes. From the air, the luxury estate looks like a rural paradise, with more trees to be seen than the houses that nestle in-between. Looks can be deceiving as, on closer examination, it becomes clear this is not a regular estate but, rather, one where each property is more striking than the next. To the southeast of Kingswood, there are two golf courses bordering the beautiful homes. Naturally, this means some of the properties enjoy golf-course views. The Kingswood course was designed in the 1920s by

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five-time Open Champion James Braid. In recent years, architects have enhanced the course and the feedback from players has been better than ever. Keen golfers appreciate having access and views of a course from home, and that is exactly what is on offer at Gleneagles, a stunning architect-designed property in the Kingswood Warren. On a summer's day, it’s a joy to wake up, open the large bi-folding doors in the master suite, and step out onto the balcony to watch the progress of golfers on the course. The views are one of the highlights of this new four-bedroom home, but there is more to be discovered inside. The interiors encompass the best in modern design flair, with striking features combining to make this a property of excellence, including floor-to-ceiling bifolding doors, air conditioning and high-specification technology throughout. The property has been designed with contemporary family living in mind. The relaxed open-plan living area, which leads on to two further reception rooms, features a modern spiral staircase. It makes for great socialising between the kitchen and living areas, with quiet nooks for reading or working. Following the smooth curves of the stairs leads to the first floor, which holds four bedrooms, each with its own luxurious bath or shower room suite and fitted wardrobes. The master suite also has a large dressing room, smaller dressing area, and a large balcony with views over the golf club. In fact, all of the bedrooms have shared or private balconies. Once the sun has set, venture downstairs to the lower floor for entertainment. There is a gymnasium, sauna, steam room, games room, kitchen, and an exceptional home cinema room, designed for perfect acoustics. The garden is a pleasant place to be after dusk, as the lighting design sets a relaxed tone on the decking and the ornate ponds with attractive water features. There is also a screened hot tub area, perfect for cooler evenings outdoors. Gleneagles is a fantastic home for a growing family, particularly with the wide choice of state and independent schools nearby, including Chinthurst, Aberdour, and Kingswood Primary. Further schooling includes Dunottar, Micklefield, and Reigate Grammar in the nearby town of Reigate. For transport, Kingswood station provides services into London and the M25 is accessed via junction 8 under two miles away, providing connections to the wider motorway network as well as Gatwick and Heathrow airports. Property details: GLENEAGLES £2,750,000 Fine & Country Kingswood zoe@fineandcountry.com 01737 361014 THE COLLECTION | 37 |

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CUISINE

THE

GASTRONOMY GAME WHEN MOST PUBS ARE GASTROPUBS, RESTAURANTS HAVE TO BE CREATIVE TO HAVE IMPACT. GISELLE WHITEAKER FINDS CUISINE THAT IS A CUT ABOVE.

In 2011, 20 years after restaurateurs Michael Belben and David Eyre took over a London pub called The Eagle and turned it into what is credited as the first gastropub, The Good Food Guide banned the word “gastropub” from all future editions. They felt it was overused. Today, the use of the G-word has undoubtedly caught up with The Good Food Guide’s sentiments. The British dining scene is packed with gastropubs, which in turn, are packed with punters. Everyday food has been bumped up a notch, making it harder for restaurants to stand out, unless they have a Michelin star. If you know where to look, however, there are eateries upping the gastronomy game. Take Southam Street, the sister restaurant to 108 Garage, which is 3 minutes down the road in North Kensington. 108 Garage threw its doors open last year with no publicity, and quickly became a goto spot for foodies in the know. Southam Street looks set to follow in its footsteps. From the outside, the three-storeyed former Victorian pub at the foot of Erno Goldfinger’s Brutalist, 1970s era Trellick Tower gives nothing away. My friend Russell and I nearly miss it, noticing the subtle signage above the door on the street corner in the nick of time. Inside, the ground level is a temple to grilling. An open kitchen and marble bar counter fills the centre of the spacious dining area, and it’s bustling. On the first floor, Raw – just across from a cosy saké bar – is somewhat more sedate, although voices drift in from the terrace, where diners are making the most of the balmy evening. We take a seat in front of what was likely once a fireplace. From this vantage point we can see three chefs behind the counter working their magic. The décor here is a mishmash of modern pub meets Asia, with rattan ceiling drapes, a curved feature wall of jungle wallpaper, and a fabulous spindly modern chandelier that looks like it has been crafted from kitchen pots. “A drink to start?” asks COO and partner of the group Juan Rafael Bosc, recommending the sparkling saké, a tipple that is fast gaining popularity. The sweet fizz has none of the rough edges of regular rice wine – and a lower alcohol content – tasting more like Prosecco, with a mild saké nose. It’s dangerously moreish. FROM TOP DOWN Smoked duck breast; cobia ceviche; steam bao buns.

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We pour over the menu, an intriguing blend of Asian and Peruvian influences, with raw dishes on one side and grill on the other. The flavour combinations see worlds collide: Argentine shrimp with British caviar; Scottish scallops with brown butter ponzu; smoked duck breast with a vibrant mango salsa. “What do you recommend?” I ask Juan. His face lights up when he talks about the Iberico pluma, a cut of meat taken from the neck of the Iberian Black Hoofed pig, so we add that to our list. Juan writes nothing down, but when I profess scepticism of him remembering all seven items, he reels them off without pausing, in the order they’ll be served. We start with sweet potato and cassava chips with yuzu avocado, from the “Nibbles” section. The sweetness of the former with the saltiness of the latter pairs beautifully with the tangy yuzu in the creamy avocado to create umami, the “fifth taste”. This leads onto the double salmon sushi roll with pickled cucumber and kimchi spicy sauce, topped with thinly grated, deep-fried sweet potato for crunch. Next are our two sushi selections: aburi sea bream with truffle miso powder and seared Chu-Toro (medium fatty tuna) with a spicy chimichurri salsa. “They all melt in the mouth,” says Russell. “There’s no chewing required. It’s been a long time since I’ve had sushi like this.” Our final raw dish is cobia ceviche, the folds of fish sitting on a bed of black quinoa, flanked by splashes of tomato and basil tiger milk. It’s a colourful palette that tastes as good as it looks.

Japanese cuisine. We’re back to hands for the ribs, the earthy miso tempered by fresh lime, with just enough spice to make our lips tingle. It’s all I can do not to lick my fingers. For dessert, we tuck into a divine gooey-centred chocolate moelleux with smooth green tea ice cream. Juan also recommends the fresh strawberry chawanmushi, which he describes as “Japanese egg custard without the egg.” It’s smooth and light, topped with an artistic display of berries and cashew and sesame crunch. “Those ribs… and the pluma…” says Russell as we prepare to leave. We both lick our tingling lips. Gastropubs may be on every corner, but not this one. Southam Street is a cut above, fusing inspiring flavours into every bite.

When the steamed bao buns arrive, packed with spiced fried chicken and kimchi, we set our chopsticks aside and dive in with our fingers. We’d considered sharing just one, but when I bite into the soft, white bun and crispy chicken, I’m glad we didn’t. Some food is too good to share. The pluma, looking more like lamb than pork, and Russell’s choice of baby back ribs in a sticky chipotle miso arrive at the same time, along with a side of grilled asparagus. The deep smoky flavour of the pluma elicits groans of pleasure and we cleanse our palates with pickled nashi (Asian pear), which trounces the pickled ginger found in standard To book a table at Southam Street, see www.southamstreet.com

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP The ground floor of Southam Street; two of the chefs at Raw; beef picanha.

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