Agatha Christie

This item appears on page 14 of the May 2009 issue.

Mystery novelist Agatha Christie’s summer home in southwest England, Greenway, is open to visitors following a 2-year, £5.4-million restoration that returned it to its condition during the time she lived there, including many contents. Admission, £7.45. Visitors are encouraged to reach the property by ferry, as parking is limited and must be prebooked.

In addition, the upper floors of the house and a cottage on the property can be rented. Per week, the apartment costs £809-£2,778 (near $1,177-$4,044) and sleeps 10, and the cottage costs £407-£918 ($592-$1,336) and sleeps two (including VAT and depending on season).

Contact Greenway (Greenway Rd., Galmpton, near Brixham, Devon TQ5 0ES, U.K.; phone 01803 842382), managed by the National Trust.