ON OUR DOORSTEP...
Visit… ‘Thame – it’s a lovely market town with beautiful architecture and a square where the market is held each week. There are also lovely independent shops, such as From (01844 217998, fromroundhere.com), which sells giftware from local producers.’
Shop at… ‘Big Sky (01494 866208, bigskygtmissenden. com) in Great Missenden. It’s run by two sisters, Kim and Karen. They are amazing and have lovely home furnishings, knick-knacks and jewellery. It’s a very nice place to spend half an hour pottering about.’
Go for a meal at… ‘The Sir Charles Napier (01494 483011, sircharlesnapier.co.uk) in the hills above Chinnor, a Michelin-starred restaurant with wonderful food and beautiful gardens.’
Main bedroom A sumptuous feel is created with opulent fabrics and a faux-fur throw. Bed, bedlinen, The White Company. Pendant light, Jim Lawrence.