166 RUS IN URBE
Enjoy the best of both worlds with a country retreat in town. By Catriona Gray
Enjoy pastoral charm in the city with houses that combine all that’s best about British living
drylaw house, edinburgh offers over £1,250,000 One of the finest historic homes in Edinburgh, Drylaw House is an elegant Georgian property tucked away on a private plot close to the heart of the city. At nearly 7,500 square feet, it has 10 bedrooms, and is surrounded by three acres of tranquil gardens. Contact Rettie & Co (www.rettie.co.uk). pullens lane, oxford £5,250,000 Perched atop Headington Hill, this Edwardian building feels secluded despite its urban location. With nine bedrooms, three reception-rooms and a long gallery, the red-brick house brims with character. There are 2.79 acres of Italianate gardens, which house a loggia and pavilion, laid out by the Arts and Crafts landscape designer Harold Peto. Contact Savills (www.savills.co.uk).