166 RUS IN URBE

En­joy the best of both worlds with a coun­try re­treat in town. By Ca­tri­ona Gray

Town & Country (UK) - - CONTENTS —WINTER 2017 -

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).

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