Historic Houses


About Historic Houses

With more and more owners of historic houses opening their doors to the public for tours, corporate entertaining and wedding functions, AXA ART are able to offer specialist insurance cover for the art collections in these properties.

In addition, AXA ART can offer a tailored approach to insuring historic properties under our combined household policy tailorMade. This policy can also incorporate Contents, Buildings including cover for historic fixtures and fitting and personal liabilities.

We can support owners of historic homes and listed buildings with guidance on disaster recovery plans in addition to advice on risk management for opening a building to the public for tours, corporate entertaining, weddings etc.

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Whom It concerns

Owners of historic homes and listed buildings who require insurance for either just the art and collectables or a more comprehensive package that will be sensitive to the nature of the property.

  • AXA ART can offer advice to historic house owners to support disaster recovery plans and risk management.
  • If required, a free risk inspection visit or rebuilding cost valuation can be offered on a case by case basis.
  • Providing superior customer service during a difficult time, AXA ART offer a dedicated Claims person that is a consistent contact from beginning to end of the claim.
  • Underwriters can be flexible according to the insurance needs of each historic home or listed building.
  • Our highly experienced underwriters work closely with insurance advisors to ensure our clients receive the utmost care and attention to detail.

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Damage Prevention

In recent years AXA ART has invested and researched heavily into the best ways to manage the storage, display and general safe-keeping of valuable and fragile works of art.


Claims Management

Our knowledge and our breadth of professional relationships enable us to react quickly and effectively to any loss.


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