in Essex built by Sir Thomas Millington and restored by Samuel Courtauld.

Gosfield Hall

in Cirencester. RIBA 2012 Finalist, Roses Design Awards 2011 – Best re-use of a listed building and best extension to a listed building.

The Round Tower

Howsham Hall in Yorkshire a Jacobean stately home converted from a private school to a family residence and events venue. 

Howsham hall

Awarded a recommendation from the Georgian Group for the restoration of a Georgian country house. Dowedswell Court is in Cheltenham. 

Dowedswell court

Designed by Sir Joan Soane with grounds landscaped by Capability Brown. Converted from 28 apartments into 40 bedroom. The restoration recognised by the Georgian Society, who awarded a commendation in their 2009 Architectural Awards. Aynhoe Park was also a internationally acclaimed entertainment and events venue that was awarded Global Winner, Best Hospitality Venue Bride Lux Awards 2019.

Aynhoe Park

Property Development & Accolades

Outstanding stately home renovation

James’ stately home renovation projects have garnered extensive international press coverage, including Country LIfe, Architectural Digest, The World of Interiors, Tatler, Home & Interiors, The Sunday Times, Vogue, Stella Magazine and Harper's Bazaar, amongst others. His extensive knowledge of stately home development in the UK has been sought out by Grayson Perry, the BBC, Channel 4 and Netflix.

James has established an outstanding reputation for exceptional stately home renovations across the UK. Over the last two decades, his property development portfolio has become filled with a number of important Grade I and Grade II country homes and historic buildings. Several of these projects have even been recognised with building development awards for their sensitivity, accuracy and architectural ambition. You can take a look at some of the stunning properties he’s regenerated below.