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Monday, 4 June 2012

Sunny Heights: shiznizzle.

Sunny is back on the market, this time as a rental (if you have to ask, you can't etc.), and some splendid new photos have been "done" to accompany the ads.
Note: all that remains of the Flying Cow these days are the authentic pub glass window panes. The bar, housed in a small ground floor room, survived into the 90s, before going to make way for an expanded dining room:

That wall was built by Ringo, or rather by Bricky Builders on behalf of Ringo. The pool is new(er):

The grounds a little more ordered these days:

That's all.
Thanks Guus.


  1. wow, these are great! i don't think i ever saw the house from these angles (i don't remember ever seeing the pool). we just used to hang out by the front door waiting for him to come out. as for the rental, i guess it's probably a bit over the budget of a musician's secretary like me, so i think i'll pass!

  2. Not a world away from Kenwood, house-wise, is it? I wonder if we'll ever see interior shots? sigh....

  3. Click on Sunny Heights in the tag cloud on the right, and scroll down for plenty of interior shots.

  4. When I visited the house back in 2009, the owner still had the original "Sunny Heights" sign and showed me it. He also said he was a big Beatles fan and that you still feel the Ringo and 60s vibe all throughout the house. Gorgeous property.