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  • The world’s most extravagant train…

    East Japan Railway’s Train Suite Shiki-Shima is 10 coaches of pure, gold-coated transit luxury that takes passengers on a variety of excursions around Japan at a leisurely 70mph. With an eye-watering estimated construction price tag of 5 billion yen ($44m), the train’s futuristic-meets-classic Japanese design incorporates a high-end restaurant, an observation deck and six carriages […]...read full article

  • Mayfair: In the Detail

    Mayfair has come a long, long way since the 17th Century. What is now the affluent hub of London’s West End, was – between 1686 and 1764 – a rural area which served as the site of an annual “May Fair”. The event was a magnet for ruffians and ne’er-do-wells, and generally culminated in a public […]...read full article

  • A Beautiful Object: Diego Giacometti console

    Swiss sculptor and designer Diego Giacometti made this table in 1975. Thirty-eight years later it sold at auction for $1.72 million....read full article

  • 7 reasons to follow this month’s style crush: Kimberly Duran

    Award-winning interiors writer and queen of eclectic boho glam Kimberly Duran is the mastermind behind one of our favourite design blogs: Swoon Worthy. ...read full article

  • The birth of a beautiful tile

    Tiles, in their earliest form as a decorative artwork, date back over 3000 years - to the glazed brickwork found in the Elamite Temple at Chogha Zanbil. ...read full article

  • Residential Land headline sponsors of RESI Awards for sixth consecutive year

    The evening was a celebration of the very best the industry has to offer and was certainly a night to remember after a truly transformative 2016 in the residential sector. As headline sponsors of the RESI Awards 2017, Residential Land CEO Bruce Ritchie opened the awards with a short introduction. Residential Land were headline sponsors […]...read full article

  • How to build a portfolio of high-quality properties

    At Residential Land, we pride ourselves on having amassed a portfolio of over 1000 centrally located, well appointed properties to meet the needs of our exacting tenants. Beautiful buildings and flawless interiors are one thing – but that’s only part of Residential Land’s over-arching strategy to discerningly select properties that will allow us to deliver […]...read full article

  • The scents that make up a home

    If you’ve ever taken a blissful inhalation of fresh-smelling, beautifully laundered sheets in a hotel, or zoned out in a spa to a relaxing scent, then you’ll know that the best interiors are an all-round sensory experience – not something that merely looks good. Top hospitality brands definitely know that scent is one of the […]...read full article

  • RESI Shortlist Party 2017

    The number of this years RESI Awards finalists were larger than ever and Residential Land hosted the launch party at 59-60 Grosvenor Street. Despite the rain, the finalists came in their droves and the event was a huge success in preparation for the awards on 10th May. Ahead of the nominees having the chance to […]...read full article

  • Property Focus: Hamlet Gardens

    Our properties in London’s highly desirable W6 area of Hamlet Gardens offer residents the chance to live in historic Victorian buildings that have been lovingly restored with impeccable attention to detail. Nestled in the Westcroft Conservation Square – a stone’s throw from Ravenscourt Park – the Hamlet Gardens mansion blocks were built over a century […]...read full article

  • Benefits of one bedroom lets in Central London

    From having a really long soak in the bath and singing out loud to having the heating just how you want and hogging the TV to watch back-to-back box sets, living on your own certainly has its perks. One-bedroom flats to rent in Mayfair are an excellent place to start if you’re looking to move […]...read full article

  • Living in a listed building in Central London

    When you search our flats to rent in Central London, you will see that many of the buildings Residential Land own are actually Listed Buildings. In this blog, we explain what listed status means and explore what it’s like to live in a listed property. According to Historic England, listed buildings are considered of national […]...read full article

  • Benefits of an on-site porter

    In 19th century London there was a flurry of housebuilding, with many mansion blocks erected in prime areas such as Mayfair, Regent’s Park, Kensington, Marylebone, Maida Vale, St John’s Wood, Belsize Park, Battersea, Fulham and Chiswick. These red brick constructions from the Victorian and Edwardian periods usually featured a reception that was manned by a […]...read full article