Decluttering services and energy healers: home makeover secrets of the super rich

The house's exterior 
Duntisbourne House, designed by Michaelis Boyd, has an EMF kill switch installed Credit: Nick Guttridge

If you’re cash-rich and time-poor, there’s a whole industry of experts prepared to help. The number of people working to overhaul the homes of the ­super-rich is growing fast.

The reason, believes Philip Eddell, head of Savills’ country house consultancy, is an oversupply of information. “There’s so much out there that it makes it harder to navigate,” he says. “Plus, these days people are making their fortunes much faster than before, they are used to delegating and expect to have things in place at speed.”

Since establishing the consultancy 20 years ago (and prior to the advent of Wi-Fi), Eddell has watched the birth of new areas of consideration for wealthy owners. One is the installation of...

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