Ruth Bloomfield

How the bottom fell out of the prime country market (again)

The pandemic boom in upscale country living is over

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The eight-bedroom, Grade II*-listed Glen Usk in Wales has been on the market for more than a year [Fine & Country]

As trophy homes go, the Grade II*-listed Glen Usk is hard to top. Set on the west bank of the River Usk in Wales, it is a white rendered neoclassical fairy-tale of a Georgian country house and its current owners have thoroughly renovated the eight-bedroom home, set in 35 acres. 

At the tail end of 2021 it went on the market with estate agent Fine & Country for £6.5

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