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The Ladder of Success

by | 30th, June 2004

‘GIVEN the nature of her business, you’d be excused for thinking there was a family already housed inside Kirstie Allsopp’s skirt.

Kirstie’s period features

The expansive residence, with stunning views and all mod cons, is, surprisingly, not for sale or rent.

While we see this is a missed investment opportunity in a buoyant market, the owner of the tent-like maisonette prefers to show us around her elegant west London home.

Decorated in a style Kirstie calls “modern traditional” (aka staid), Hello! delights at Kirstie’s “grand mirror, oil paintings, powder blue upholstery, tongue and groove panelling and lavish window treatments”.

And guess what? “She’s even got Angostura bitters on the drinks shelf.” If ever there was something more modern traditional than that, we, like Hello!, have yet to find it.

But in a flash the eldest child

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