Classifieds

‘We have been advertising in The Spectator for many years, and the number of enquiries – and bookings – which derive year after year from our ads is highly satisfactory. We do very little advertising in any other magazine or newspaper, and given our success with The Spectator, I feel that we really don’t need to do so!’

Miles Maskell, Anglo French Properties Limited
Tel: + 44 (0)2027 225 0359
www.anglofrenchproperties.com


Travel


AUSTRIA

VIENNA CENTRE. Self catering apt: musician’s country style home in peaceful Biedermeier cloister. Sleeps 2/3.
Tel: 0043 1 712 5091.
Email: valleycastle@compuserve.com


BALEARICS

FINE FINCA NEAR ARTA Mallorca. Restored 3 bedroom farmhouse set in 2 acres with own pool, just 45 minutes from Palma airport.
www.richardhall.net


CYPRUS

PAPHOS & POLIS. From £350 week. 1 to 6 bedroom villas and cottages, all with own pool, near sea. Wi-Fi, heated pools, 2 person discounts.
Tel: 020 8440 6219
www.sundancevillas.co.uk

PAPHOS & POLIS. 2 wheelchair accessible villas with private pool and hoist, wet room and more. Villa Timily and Villa Ampelitis (heated pool).
Tel: 020 8440 6219
www.sundancevillas.co.uk


FRANCE

Dear Spectator

Just to let you know we have let our house in France to a couple of delightful families, so thank you so much for your help.

I wouldn’t consider advertising anywhere but The Spectator.

Best wishes

Ruth W.
Oxon.
23.01.14

23 LUXURY PROPERTIES to rent for one week or more in South West France, Provence and the Côte d’Azur. All sleeping six or more, all with pools, some with tennis courts. Staff; plus cooks and/or babysitters if required.
Tel: Anglo French Properties: 020 7225 0359.
Email: miles.maskell@anglofrenchproperties.com
www.anglofrenchproperties.com

BEAUTIFUL HOUSE IN THE DROME with spectacular views up to the mountains of the Ardeche and down across the valley of the Drome. Architect-renovated house with pool and extensive garden. Sleeps 10.
www.homelidays.com/hebergement/p6584879

NEAR MORZINE, Portes du Soleil, gorgeous luxury chalet, sleeps 14 in 6 large ensuite rooms, wonderful views, library, hot tub, sauna, concierge service chaletgueret.com or 07720 428884

PROVENCE. Luxury 6 bed/6 bath country house with large heated pool. Last minute great discounts. Tel: 07905 887491
Email: georgiecauston@yahoo.co.uk

LA NAPOULE. Magnificent villa. 7 AC bedrooms/ bathrooms, heated pool, summer kitchen. Overlooking sea. Available due to cancellation.
Tel: 07710 412223

DelamotteCHÂTEAU DE LE MOTTE Burgundy/Champagne Border. Lovely moated château sleeps 14 – 17. Hard tennis court, heated pool and fishing in 17 acres with streams, a river and a lake. Golf, watersports, ten minutes. Calais four hours. Tel: 01225 310822
www.chateaudelamotte.co.uk

DROME, PROVENCE. Enchanting village house. Sleeps 12, heated pool, garden, orchard. Available June, July 2016.
www.maisonguillaume.co.uk


Dear Spectator,

Great work! Just to say that I had one inquiry , following the ad last week, which has become a firm 3-week rental for a family in August. And they sound charming. So it was well worth it. Many thanks.

Regards

Fiona B
25.06.14


GREECE

Dear Spectator,

I just wanted to let you know that some guests have just arrived and I showed them into our 2 bedroom penthouse suite (which they loved !). They are here for two weeks and it’s obviously a substantial booking for us at this time of year. They told me they spotted our recent advert in The Spectator. Also here are repeat Spectator guests from last year – so that’s really encouraging!

Warmest wishes,
Geraldine Paliatseas
Anniska & Liakoto
Kardamyli August 2012

ANTIPAROS. Beautiful Cycladic white-washed house edge of beach, crystal sea large garden. Sleeps 10. Available mid July to mid Aug. Maid Service.
Tel: 07785 791699

Villa SelinaVILLA SELINA.
Book your passport to paradise on the idyllic Aegean island of Symi. Sleeps 10, uniquely well equipped and located in a large, private garden with easy access to the sea. Some availability for 2016.
Book early for 2017!
Tel: 020 7961 6220 or 07785 326 164
www.greekislandvilla.com

UNDISCOVERED MAINLAND. Kardamyli. Self-catering seafront hotel apartments with stunning mountain/sea views. Excellent walking, swimming in crystal clear waters. Direct Easyjet flights – one hour from airport.
Tel: +30 27210 73601.
www.anniska-liakoto.com


ITALY

Dear Spectator

2013 another sell-out season for La Dogana – largely thanks to the Speccie.
V. best wishes

Mark T. 19 September 2013

VENICE. s/c apartments in newly restored 15th century palazzetto. Sunny canal views. Sleeps 2/4. Canoe available.
Tel. Owner: 00 43 1712 5091.
www.valleycastle.com

VENICE CENTRAL. Tranquil, sunny apartment. Wonderful canalside location. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms.
Tel: 020 7701 7540 or www.venicecanalsideapartment.co.uk

ROME CENTRE. S/c apartments in royal villa, sleep 2-4. Beautiful garden, private parking. Tel. Owner: 00 43 1712 5091.
www.valleycastle.com

ROME VATICAN AREA. Sunny top floor apartment. Free Wi-Fi & aircon. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms.
www.romangem.com

VILLA NEAR ROME. Comfortable villa sleeps 10. Heated pool, tennis, garden. Set in 1500 olive trees.
www.romevilla.co.uk

COUNTRY HOUSE NEAR ROME. Sleeps 16, wonderful garden, swimming pool, tennis, cook, spectacular views.
www.palazzoparisi.com

TUSCAN/UMBRIAN BORDER. Hill top house in 11 acres. Looks amazing on the website. Even better in real life. Check it out:
www.myhomeinumbria.com

TUSCANY/UMBRIA BORDER. Spacious farmhouse villa – our home. Sleeps 10. Pool. Views. Magical atmosphere. Everything … 20% autumn reduction.
www.ladogana.co.uk

DISCOVER LE MARCHE. Charming garden s/c apt. in village.
Ideal for couple.
Email: cam.cam@echointernet.net

SICILY, spacious 5 bedroom villa with pool near Taormina. Stunning sea and Etna views. Tel: 07952 578523.
Photogallery at: www.villaama.net

TUSCANY, FIVIZZANO. Farmhouse, sleeps 4 – 8. Pool and piano. Quiet location, town 5 minutes away.
Contact owner direct: Tel: + 852 2857 9663
www.ilponteromano.com

TUSCANY, RADDA-IN-CHIANTI(4.5kms). Restored stone-built house in quiet hamlet. Peaceful forest views, gorgeous garden and superb pool. Sleeps 8.
Tel: 07855 962 650
www.albola-tuscany.com

FLORENCE, CENTRE. 14 perfectly appointed apartments in mint condition. Sizes range from large (for up to 8 occupants) to one-bedroom. Beautiful historic palazzo. One week and longer.
www.palazzoantellesiflorence.com

UMBRIA/TUSCANY. Villa with tennis court and pool. Our beautiful farmhouse sleeps 12 (6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms). Magnificent hillside location near Monterchi. Call us on 01732 762013,
or visit www.belvederediprato.com

VILLAS IN TUSCANY AND UMBRIA Small family agency renting their own villas and their neighbours’ in and around the Niccone Valley for more than 30 years. All with private pools, from 1 bedroom cottages to 6 bedroom villas. www.tuscanyumbria.com


UK

We booked a five week insertion for our advertisement in the Spectator to let our Chelsea apartment. Two weeks later we had a really perfect tenant.

A remarkable response – thanks to the Spectator.

Kind regards,
Carolyn Govett

RURAL IDYL. Immaculate 3 bed cottage to rent close to stunning Stourhead Estate and fashionable Bruton, Somerset. £2,000 p.m.
Tel: 07770 921341.

The Nare Hotel THE NARE HOTEL.
Stunning sea views from Cornwall’s most comfortable hotel with luxurious rooms, two restaurants, heated indoor and outdoor pools and a beautiful beach. Door to door chauffeur service, preferential train fares from London and courtesy car from the station or airport. Tel: 01872 501111 www.narehotel.co.uk

Guyers House Hotel

GUYERS HOUSE HOTEL Lovely friendly country house hotel in Wiltshire. 8 miles from Bath. Surrounded by glorious gardens. Wonderful cooking. Privately owned. Pretty stone villages of Corsham, Laycock, Castle Combe nearby. Croquet and tennis. Lots to see nothing to do. Eat drink and be merry.
Tel: 01249 713399
Email: enquiries@guyershouse.com
www.guyershouse.com

Pride of Britain PRIDE OF BRITAIN HOTELS. We’ve selected and approved 50 of the best independently owned luxury hotels and spars around Britain for you to enjoy. Share the luxury by sending someone special a Pride of Britain Gift Voucher.

To order gift vouchers or your free hotel directory call: 0808 278 5079
or visit: www.prideofbritainhotels.com

TREBETHERICK. Lovely holiday home in cliff-top position sleeps 14; surfing, bathing and rock pool beaches within easy walking. Weeks available in July & August.
Tel: 07908-637708
Email: info@tregreen.co.uk


SPECIALIST HOLIDAYS

Rampart ToursBATTLEFIELD & MILITARY HISTORY TOURS. Rampart Battlefield Tours offers specialised guided tours to most of the principal theatres of war involving the British Army, the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force. All our tours are bespoke; we design them in collaboration with clients. We explain campaigns and battles from both a strategic and tactical point of view. All aspects are covered from the broad historical and political perspective right down to the tactical problems encountered by individual commanders and soldiers on the ground.
TOURS: English Civil War | American War of Independence | Wellington in India | Holland and the Low Countries | Peninsular War | Waterloo | Crimean Campaign 1854-56 | Indian Mutiny | Western Front | Gallipoli | Ireland | Italian Campaign 1943-45 | Normandy. Tel: +44 7775 650217
www.ramparttours.com

EXPERT-LED CULTURAL TOURS. Peter Sommer Travels: archaeological tours, food tours and walking tours in Croatia, Greece, Italy and Turkey. The specialist for escorted gulet cruises and gulet charters. Tel. 01600 888220. www.petersommer.com

GULET CRUISE TURKEY. Rent an entire gulet or join other people on board. Visit amazing places, try Ottoman food and deep yourself into history.
www.goolets.net/turkey


TRAVEL

TrailfindersTHE TRAVEL EXPERTS. Call to discuss any of your travel needs.
The Travel Awards 2016 Winner – Most trusted travel brand.
The Travel Awards 2015 Winner – Best tour operator.
Trusted for more than 45 years.
www.trailfinders.com


General


AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE

LUXURIATE AND CHILL OUT. Fully qualified and experienced, English aromatherapist (ITEC reg.) Offers one hour treatments in Lancaster Gate.
Please call Nina on: 07597 485185.

PROFESSIONAL MASSAGE THERAPIES. UK qualified therapist, Swedish, sport, traditional Thai, pregnancy , deep tissue and holistic massage. On site massage.
Call Becky: 0794 3647151


ARTS

Mall GalleriesTHE ROYAL SOCIETY OF PORTRAIT PAINTERS. Commission a portrait from the Royal Society of Portrait Painters.
Gift vouchers available.
www.therp.co.uk

 


BOOKS

A great readA GREAT READ. The Book lovers’ club. We are an independent book club. Buy what you want, when you want – there’s no commitment! EXTRA 5% off at check out. Quote: SP16SP exp 24/09
Independent | Wide selection | Great prices. Free UK delivery!
www.agreatread.co.uk

OUT-OF-PRINT BOOKS FOUND. Free search. No obligation to purchase.
Tel: 01376 562334
Email: jeremy.dore@tesco.net

GREEN INK BOOKSELLERS.
BOOKS BOUGHT.

Fair prices paid, will travel within UK.
Tel: 01497822870.
Email: books@greeninkbooksellers.co.uk

THINKING OF MOVING? We buy mainly housefuls of books; we thin existing collections and clear deceaseds libraries. History, Art, Architecture, Travel, other subjects. Prompt payment; no commission or charges.
ROTHWELL & DUNWORTH.
Tel: 01398 323169.
Email: rothwellm@aol.com

Arena Books Robert Corfe 620x413pxARENA BOOKS Presents ‘Islam and the New Totalitarianism’. Fundamentalism’s threat to world civilisation by Robert Corfe. Published by Arena Books. pp. 161. £12.99. Available in pbk: ISBN 978-1-909421-77-6
www.arenabooks.co.uk

Richard WatsonRICHARD WATSON’S DIGITAL VS HUMAN. WANTED: Men and women to travel into the future with me. This is not a joke. I’ve done it many times before with varying degrees of success. No need for weapons, but you may need to bring food, drink and some comfortable clothing. www.futuretrendsbook.com

MUSEUM BOOKSTORE. Beautiful art books and exhibition catalogues from the world’s greatest museums.
www.museumbookstore.com


COLLECTABLES

John Martin For Web SpecAd
ARCHIVES, DOCUMENTS

Tel: 0208 994 2258
Email: mayflyephemera@msn.com

 


DESIGNER HANDBAGS

Designer HandbagsDO YOU HAVE second-hand designer handbags, luggage or purses in your wardrobe that you want cash for? To make an enquiry,
please contact Natasha:
Tel: 07515 898793
Email: natasha@secondhandbags.co.uk


DETOX

The Milestone Detox 620x413LUXURY ALL – INCLUSIVE HEALTH HOLIDAYS IN THE BEAUTIFUL COTS WOLDS Cleanse your body and soul and learn about the most effective combination of juicing, raw food and hydro-colonics. Come and relax with us in a nurturing environment, receive the best care and achieve the best results. Choose a retreat to suit you, from weekend to three, five and seven day breaks.
CALL 07973616893 QUOTING SPEC TO RECIEVE AN EXCLUSIVE SPECTATOR READER DISCOUNT.
www.themilestonedetox.com


FINE FOODS

Forman and field
FORMAN & FIELD
The Best of British food.
Visit: www.formanandfield.com
or call: 0203 6015464 for a copy of our fabulous new catalogue.

 


FINE WINE

The London Wine CellarTHE LONDON WINE CELLAR
Do you know what your wine is worth? Contact us now for a free valuation. Nationwide collection.
129 Richmond Road, London Fields, London E8 2NJ.
Tel: 020 7377 8097 or 020 3091 0733

Email: wine@thelondonwinecellar.com
www.thelondonwinecellar.com


FLORISTS

Dovers Flowers
DOVER FLOWERS
Same day delivery. 23 Churton Street, Pimlico, London, SW1V 2LY
Tel: 020 7834 8784
www.doversflowers.com

 


FURNITURE & SOFT FURNISHINGS

Willow & Hall v3WILLOW & HALL. The Ashwell Sofa/Sofa Bed in Linen Cotton Stone. Over 35 years of quality British craftsmanship Extensive fabric and customisation options Luxury 14cm deep mattresses on all our sofa beds. Exceptional value compared to the high street. To request free samples, a catalogue and showroom information:
Call: 0845 468 0577 Visit: willowandhall.co.uk/spectator


FREE STUFF

Where to sell SpecAd

WHERE TO SELL. Where should I sell my…?
For Free, unbiased, independent, advice go to:
www.wheretosell.co.uk/spectator


INTERIORS

naturalmat v2SLEEP NATURALLY on natural, organic and sustainable materials. Naturalmat. Organic Mattresses and Beds made by Hand in Devon, UK. Showrooms in London and Devon.
Tel: 01392 877247
www.naturalmat.co.uk

The Oriental Rug Repair CoTHE ORIENTAL RUG REPAIR CO.
Rug cleaning. Rug repairs. Free. uplift and delivery.
Tel: 020 7556 1020
www.orrc.co.uk

Acres FarmACRES FARM. Club fenders. Made to measure in Brass, Steel or Wood. Brochure and price list available on request or via download.
Tel: 0118 974 4305
www.acresfarm.co.uk

 


INTRODUCTIONS

PARTIALLY SIGHTED GUY in 50s, lots of interests but definitely a Brexiteer, seeks kind female companionship. Chesterfield area.
Text: 07710 430547

MATURE ACTIVE KENSINGTON lady seeks travelling companion to Singapore and Bali over the Christmas holidays. Free board with delightful family. Maybe less distant summer 2016 break as well.
Tel: 020 3605 0581.

Across the Room SpecAd ACROSS THE ROOM. Specialist Introduction Agency. An exclusive, discreet service to find your perfect partner. Call Eleanor for a friendly chat & free brochure. All Age Groups Welcome. Tel: 0800 591 274
www.acrosstheroom.co.uk

DATING 4 GROWN UPS. Private client consultations &dating introductions for the over 40’s
Please tel. David who is ‘Matchmaker Extraordinary’. London/South East & East Anglia.
Tel: 01728 635064 – 07986 213120
www.dating4grownups.co.uk


JEWELLERY

N Bloom & SonN Bloom & Son. Interesting old jewellery. Our website – Worth a look.
www.nbloom.com

 
 
 
 

Cobra 620x413STYLE NEVER GOES OUT OF FASHION. COBRA & BELLAMY is the leading name in classically designed watches, retro in style reminiscent of the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Pictured here is the Cobra watch available in Stainless Steel at £99, Rose Gold Plated and 21 Carat Gold Plated at £115. Sienna Miller has chosen to eschew more established watch companies to fly the flag for Cobra & Bellamy’s retro inspired watch collection, here is a quote from her “Cobra & Bellamy watches are classic, beautiful and affordable, I love all of them”. To see the whole Cobra & Bellamy watch collection go to: www.cobrabellamywatches.co.uk or call 01736 732112


LEGAL SERVICES

GARDINERS SOLICITORS. Domestic & Commercial Conveyancing.
Tel: Paul Gardiner, 020 7603 7245.
Email: paulgardiner@gardinerssolicitors.co.uk

Not Just Divorcing Gracefully….. BILMES LLP
28-29 Great Sutton Street, London EC1V 0DS – London & Brighton
Solving Difficult Problems Effectively.
Tel: 020 7490 9656
Email:law@bilmesllp.com

Bloomsbury LawBLOOMSBURY LAW
Property | Litigation | Professional Negligence | Insolvency | Director’s Liability | Asset Tracing | Shareholder and Partnership Disputes
17 Manchester Street, Mayfair, London W1U 4DJ
Tel: 020 7998 7777
www.bloomsbury-law.com

FRENCH BARRISTER with 30 years call will provide a standalone confidential second opinion, in English, on pending French civil or commercial litigation (not criminal), particularly as to merits or otherwise of appeals.
Email: contact@frenchlawsecondopinion.fr


LUXURY GOODS

CarTHE ULTIMATE GIFT A handmade model of any car*. In hallmarked sterling silver. By our top English craftsmen.From around £6500 for a 6 inch model.(*or boat, plane or helicopter).

M.P. LEVENE OF LONDON
Email: silver@mplevene.co.uk Tel: 020 8954 3572
www.mplevene.co.uk

HARRY FANE wishes to purchase vintage clocks, CARTIER Jewellery, clocks, objects, watches, etc. Please contact: Tel: 020-7930 8606
Email: info@hfane.com
www.harryfane.com


MUSICAL COMPANIONSHIP

61 YR OLD ENTHUSIASTIC cellist (amateur) seeks experienced violinist to share ongoing regular chamber music.
Email: jeansibelius4@gmail.com


PERSIAN CARPETS

OLD PERSIAN RUGS. Not a shop, just a shed, telephone first. Shabby chic. DESMOND NORTH, East Peckham, Kent.
Tel: 01622 871353.


PERSONALS

GENTLEMAN SEEKING MATURE gentleman for friendship and 2016 Christmas U.K. based holiday. I am a genuine man who is from the Leeds area, but is willing to travel.
Tel: 07833 370191

PROFESSIONAL COMPANION available for all social engagements. Profile picture on request
Tel: 07880 765 401
Email: timfx5@hotmail.co.uk


PLUMBING SERVICES

BYRON’S PLUMBING & HEATING. Building work & repairs, bathroom installation and design. Power flushing. All gas work. Free estimates. No call out charge. Gas Safe Certified. All work guaranteed. London and surrounding areas. Tel: 07956 839 093
Email: byronsplumbing@hotmail.co.uk


RECRUITMENT

Recruitment LaborLABOUR. The Labour Party is looking to recruit four positions to support the Deputy Leaders office: a Political Advisor, Correspondence Assistant, Head of Policy and Research, and an experienced Writer. Further details and on all the vacancies can be found online at:
www.labour.org.uk/pages/current-vacancies

 
 
 


SEEKING TRAVELLING COMPANION

MATURE ACTIVE KENSINGTON lady seeks travelling companion to Singapore and Bali over the Christmas holidays. Free board with delightful family. Maybe less distant summer 2016 break as well.
Tel: 020 3605 0581.


SPEECHWRITING

RELAX, I’LL WRITE IT FOR YOU!
You’re due to speak / present at a wedding / event. Don’t worry –
Call Lawrence on 020 8245 8999 or check
www.greatspeechwriting.co.uk


VALUATIONS AND ANTIQUE EXPERTISE

John Parker GalleryTHE JOHN PARKER GALLERY 40 + years & counting. The 4th generation of Antique Dealers providing valuations for insurance, probate and division as well as offering expert advice on buying & selling at a sensible & transparent cost. Love to travel.
Telephone: 07468 454 001
Email: john@theparkergallery.co.uk
http://www.theparkergallery.co.uk/


WATCH FOR SALE

OMETA SEAMASTER Self-winding watch with gold fronted casing presently being fully serviced for £800. Purchased by owner in Singapore in 1963. Will accept £2,300.


 
The Spectator Classifieds Enquiries to: Tracey Carey
 
Tel: +44 (0)20 7961 0145
 
Email: traceyc@spectator.co.uk

 



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