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Whether you’re planning a long weekend with friends and family, midweek break or a special celebration - from private chefs and caterers to tips on where to find the best local walks, great places to eat and drink or the best seasonal events, we’d love to help.

Please get in touch at info@living-architecture.co.uk

or call us on (44) 0-203 488 1584 during office hours - Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm 

Press enquiries: press@living-architecture.co.uk 

 

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23.04.21

Last minute availability May

- 03 to 06 May, a midweek stay available at Secular Retreat. Book here.

-10 to 13 May, a midweek stay available  at Secular Retreat. Book here.

-14 to 17 May, a weekend stay available at Life House. Book here.

12.03.21

A House For Essex Availability April to September 2021

We are pleased to announce that  we will be opening A House for Essex to bookings without the need to enter a ballot- for stays from April to September 2021. All stays have now been allocated.

This house sleeps up to 4 people.

NB this includes a maximum of two children ( 10 years or older) per booking.

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03.03.21

Availability for Bank Holiday and early May

Some stays have become available for the Bank Holiday and early May at:

Long House

- 30 to 03 May

- 07 to 10 May

22.02.21

Temporary closure

In light of the latest Government guidelines, our properties will remain closed until the 12 April  2021.

We would like to remind our guests to abide by the latest recommendations, including guidance regarding who can travel and indoor gatherings - please note one household only is allowed until 17 May 2021.

19.02.20

February 2020 Special Deals

For latest availability:

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23.07.19

Reading and Thinking Retreat at Life House, Wales

Join other friends of The School of Life and Living Architecture on a long weekend of contemplation, reading and new horizons.

Available dates in 2019 - 

20- 23 September

22- 25 November

Find out more

15.05.19

A House for Essex

Due to high demand, all holidays at A House for Essex are sold via a ballot. Each ballot offers you the chance to purchase a 2- or 3- night stay at A House for Essex, for up to 4 people.

The ballot for A House for Essex has now closed. 

Do sign up to our newsletter for updates on future ballots and other news from Living Architecture. 

04.12.18

2019 Holiday Dates available

  • Balancing Barn, Suffolk, sleeps 8 - see here
  • Dune House, Suffolk, sleeps 9 - see here
  • Long House, Norfolk, sleeps 10 - see here
  • Shingle House, Kent, sleeps 8 - see here
  • Life House, Wales, sleeps 6 - see here

05.11.18

Secular Retreat

2019 dates have sold out - if you are interested in staying at Secular Retreat in the future, please sign up to our newsletter. 

02.08.18

A House for Essex

Due to high demand, all holidays at A House for Essex are sold via a ballot. Each ballot offers you the chance to purchase a 2- or 3- night stay at A House for Essex, for up to 4 people

The latest ballot for A House for Essex is now live, for stays from September to December 2019 - enter here.

Sign up to our newsletter for news of A House for Essex ballots, and other news from Living Architecture. 

16.09.16

The Life House by John Pawson - Financial Times, Sept 2016

"A tour de force of domestic minimalism" - Financial Times, September 2016.

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21.09.15

A Room for London

Please note that A Room for London has now closed.

18.05.15

Grayson Perry´s Dream House

A House for Essex is featured in Channel 4 documentary.

Watch documentary

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