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I point out all period details from original parquet floors to architectural detail such as columns, beams and high ceilings. The Sun (2016)I point out all period details from original parquet floors to architectural detail such as columns, beams and high ceilings. The Sun (2016)It has solid oak parquet floors and a courtyard garden. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They occupied the house and made fires on the parquet floors. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)The parquet floors were as shiny and the big bronze doors as big as he had said. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The light and airy salons have parquet floors and antiques. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The rooms have exposed brick walls, wood panels and parquet floors. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The 24 bedrooms range from vast suites with parquet floors and rococo furniture to cosy single rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Stripped parquet floors, white furniture and a restored fireplace all feature. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I went on tiptoe across the parquet flooring and grasped the embossed stem of the sacred cup. Seminary Boy (2006)I spend most of our conversation fearful of dropping it on her parquet floor. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When we were peeling off the carpet in the sitting room we discovered the original parquet floor, which was in good condition. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The ballroom was turned into a kitchen, with a robust oak parquet that will only improve with the hammering it receives from energetic youngsters. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If you can't afford parquet wood flooring, fake it with porcelain tiles. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The parquet floor was left raw, showing off Its rich patina. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has parquet flooring, a fitted kitchen, two bathrooms and solar panels. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Only if it really fabulous, with high ceilings or original parquet flooring, will people pay more. Times, Sunday Times (2006)With five bedrooms and two reception rooms, it has high ceilings, parquet floors and feature fireplaces. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The sitting room is spacious, features parquet flooring and has windows to three aspects, with views of the city walls. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Because the proportions are good and the original fireplaces and parquet flooring are still intact, it didn't need much structural alteration. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Of the five rooms, the three main suites are the ones to go for, with their parquet flooring and arched windows. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No two rooms are the same, but expect high ceilings, parquet floors and flashes of colour or oversized pictures on feature walls. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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