Lifestyle

Hot in the city

The Middle East cities of Istanbul, Doha, Bahrain and Dubai are a hotbed for property investors, writes Rachel Newcombe for FOUR A&D Magazine.

Property investments to whet your apetite... Whether you're looking to live the high life in the city, are seeking a quiet hideaway on the edge of town or a wonderful waterfront retreat, the Middle Eastern locations of Istanbul, Doha, Bahrain and Dubai have plenty to offer the discerning property investor this year. Luxury property is very much on the up in Istanbul. According to Knight Frank’s Global Price Index, by September ...

August 20, 2017

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Discover | COMO The Treasury, Perth

COMO The Treasury is a 48 ­room contemporary luxury hotel in Perth’s newly revitalised historic heart. Occupying state buildings dating from the mid 19th ­century, COMO The Treasury opens up the city with new experiences by way of two restaurants, a bar and world­ renowned COMO Shambhala wellness therapies.

COMO The Treasury is an elegant urban hotel located in the revitalised historic heart of Perth, Australia. The hotel is housed in the 19th-century State Buildings, which formerly served as a post office, land titles office, and treasury. Meticulous restoration has revealed a grand Victorian-era façade while inside the building, COMO has imbued its trademark contemporary style. Each room is a serene retreat from the cosmopolitan buzz, evoking the feeling of a ‘home away from ...

August 17, 2017

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Bigger, Faster, Sexier, Safer

With summer in full swing it's time to start thinking about putting your sails up. Cutting-edge design, technology and systems are making superyachts more spectacular than ever, writes Kim Kavin in FOUR's Luxury supplement...

As surprising as it sounds, a megayacht able to hit 30-plus knots of speed is no longer a rarity on the world’s waters. The new Mangusta 132 out of Italy can do it, as can the new Flying Sport 102 from Rodriguez Group in France. Even the new 90 Sunreef Power can do it, and she’s a catamaran built in Poland, where yachting tradition is far less storied. When megayachts become superyachts, though, growing longer than 150 feet, speed is often sacrificed to achieve ...

August 15, 2017

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Robert Angell talks design

FOUR talks to Robert Angell about his design project at Lime Wood – the ‘unique, fun and informal’ cooking space from Angela Hartnett, Iain Longhorn and Luke Holder.

How would you describe Lime Wood to those who have never heard of it or visited it? Lime Wood takes the stuffiness out of typical Country House retreats, set amongst the stunning New Forest in Hampshire. It’s so relaxing and a place to kick back and enjoy the impeccable service in cool surroundings. It attracts the London set and really buzzes at the weekends.   What is your own personal experience of Lime Wood and what makes ...

August 13, 2017

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