Archive for September, 2015

5 – Barn Conversion – Overview

5 – Barn Conversion – Overview

| 22nd September 2015 | 0 Comments

Maddomswood Barn Conversion In this Post you will find several videos I took on day 1 of the project; they provide you with an overview of the Barn Conversion with a guided tour of both the Barn and the Milking Parlour. The next post will include the Site Set Up and some Demolition and Soft Strip. […]

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7 – Barn Conversion – Week 2

7 – Barn Conversion – Week 2

| 21st September 2015 | 0 Comments

Maddomswood Barn Conversion Week 2 – 27th to 31st July 2015 This week we will be laying the blockwork to the dwarf walls to the NE and NW elevations. But before we can do that we need to support the structure. On Tuesday a birds nest scaffold is to be installed inside the barn with […]

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6 – Barn Conversion – Site Set Up

6 – Barn Conversion – Site Set Up

| 20th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Maddomswood Barn Conversion Week 1 – 22nd to 24th July 2015 – Site set up: My site set up is quite basic but includes everything required by CDM: Secure safe site with welfare facilities including somewhere to sit out of the weather to take breaks, hot water washing facilities, drinking water supply and flushing WC […]

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4 – Maddomswood Barn – Re-negotiate & Purchase

4 – Maddomswood Barn – Re-negotiate & Purchase

| 20th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Maddomswood Barn Conversion Re-negotiate and, all being well, proceed to purchase Some time passed …the drawings with the revised design ready and I had finalised my budget. It was time to re-negotiate. You will see from the drawings that the point of entry into the barn has been moved to the side; we did this […]

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3 – Maddomswood Barn – Planning and Design

3 – Maddomswood Barn – Planning and Design

| 20th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Maddomswood Barn Conversion The Planning and Design process The property already had planning as you have already seen, but I felt the design was all wrong. The focus was on the front and not at the back where the beautiful view of the valley was. The Planning permission came with conditions similar to those placed […]

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Property Purchase Wish List

Property Purchase Wish List

| 20th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Every potential purchaser has a Property Purchase Wish List When  ever Phil and Kirsty from Location, Location, Location meet their ‘clients’ they are always given a Property Purchase ‘Wish List’. The wish list includes a list of things the couple need to find in a house before they will commit to the purchase. Each item in […]

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2 – Maddomswood Barn – Negotiate the Purchase

2 – Maddomswood Barn – Negotiate the Purchase

| 20th September 2015 | 1 Comment

Maddomswood Barn Conversion Meet the Agent, Due Diligence and Negotiate Purchase The agent could not meet me to start the negotiation but the vendor could. We met the same day which was excellent and we had a walk around. What was for sale and up for negotiation was an unlisted 18th Century Threshing Barn with planning permission […]

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1 – Maddomswood Barn – Find your property

1 – Maddomswood Barn – Find your property

| 18th September 2015 | 0 Comments

This is the first post in the series entitled: Maddomswood Barn Conversion How I found my next project It had been several months since the sales of the Brenchley properties had completed; I had helped my Mum and Dad to downsize by buying them a house to move into whilst they took their time selling […]

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