Russia is well known for its dachas, or country cottages - holiday retreats where city dwellers can go to refresh and recharge.
Mickey Drexler, who had built Gap into a leading global fashion chain and then did the same to J Crew, is not just a serial fashion entrepreneur extraordinaire, but also a renowned collector of trophy properties.
The French Quarter of New Orleans is renowned for its colonial style, which makes the discovery of this Dauphine Street house all the more surprising.
This week on Property Watch we are back again in our favourite hunting ground around the fringes of the City of London, with its rich historic heritage and diverse range of properties.
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