Sunday February 16, 2020

The ups and downs of stairs

A spectacular staircase can help sell a house as effectively as any other feature

26th January, 2020
The dramatic staircase inside the Livraria Lello bookstore in Porto is said to have inspired JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series

So you’ve finally got it together to build your dream home. You chose the plot because of the views, but they are not revealed in their entire glory from ground level, which means the house will have to have two storeys; a balcony leading out from the first floor master bedroom suite is taken as read. In other words, whether your ideal home is a 21st-century glass palace, or a cosy cottage, you’ll need stairs....

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