Archive for October, 2015

19 – Barn Conversion – Week 15

19 – Barn Conversion – Week 15

| 29th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Week 15 – 26th to 30th October Barn Conversion – Summary of Monday through Friday   On Monday and part of Tuesday Andy and Joe installed the last timbers in the West End gable and barn hip. As you will have seen from previous pictures the gable end had been mucked about with over the […]

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18 – Barn Conversion – Week 14

18 – Barn Conversion – Week 14

| 21st October 2015 | 0 Comments

Week 14 – 19th to 23rd October Barn Conversion – Summary of Monday through Friday Andy and Joe took down the West End gable of the Barn on Friday; most of the week will be spent making repairs to joints and then rebuilding the roof and barn hip; this will require a new purlin, principle rafter […]

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Conversion of a Grade 2 Listed Coach House

Conversion of a Grade 2 Listed Coach House

| 18th October 2015 | 0 Comments

The Conversion of a Grade 2 Listed Coach House 3 bed family home with a large Kitchen, Living room with open fire and large doors opening onto the garden.   Amber Lane in Chart Sutton is a beautiful lane and the location of this fine Coach House.       I found this project via […]

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Creation of a new 1 bed flat and refurbishment of 3 others

Creation of a new 1 bed flat and refurbishment of 3 others

| 18th October 2015 | 0 Comments

The Rose and Crown Flats, Mayfield, East Sussex Refurbishment of three neglected flats and creation of one new flat from old store   In August 2007 I viewed a building behind the Rose and Crown pub in Mayfield East Sussex ; the building was made up of  3 dishevelled, dirty, damp and disgusting staff flats which required […]

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Side Extension on 16th Century Grade 2 Listed Cottage

Side Extension on 16th Century Grade 2 Listed Cottage

| 18th October 2015 | 0 Comments

16th Century Grade 2 Listed cottage requiring refurbishment and a replacement side extension. Beryl Cottage, Cranbrook I bought Beryl Cottage, a grade 2 listed cottage, in October 2010 for £337,000.     The main house just required some minor changes including an en-suite and bespoke wardrobes to the master bedroom, new oak floor to the dining room, an electrical / central […]

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Conversion of Grade 2 Listed Property in Burwash

Conversion of Grade 2 Listed Property in Burwash

| 18th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Conversion of a Grade 2 Listed part Commercial and part Residential property into 2 Houses and 2 Flats. The Cornstores Development, High Street, Burwash, East Sussex I found this property in Summer 2005 . I was viewing an old Forge in Lamberhurst with a representative from Humberts Estate Agents when he told me about The […]

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Grade 2 Listed Oast House Conversion

Grade 2 Listed Oast House Conversion

| 18th October 2015 | 0 Comments

The Oast, Great Buckhurst Farm, East Sussex Oast House Conversion – Grade 2 Listed     Buying this project was interesting. Day 1 – Thursday – viewed the Oast House. Later that day after working out some base figures and speaking with a builder I knew I put in an offer of £250,000 Day 2 – […]

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Refurbishment of Grade 2 Listed Building

Refurbishment of Grade 2 Listed Building

| 18th October 2015 | 0 Comments

2 The Walks, Groombridge, Kent Grade 2 Listed Refurbishment Project     I bought this Grade 2 Listed house in 1994 for £60,000 from the trust that looks after the properties in the village. It was my first real project. Before that I had bought and lived in houses that just needed a bit of […]

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9 – Olives Stores – Estate Agent – Select and Sell

9 – Olives Stores – Estate Agent – Select and Sell

| 17th October 2015 | 0 Comments

How I Selected and Sold the properties using the services of an Estate Agent Olive Stores, Brenchley, Kent TN12 7NQ No 9 in series I have taken you on a journey through many quite long but hopefully informative articles on how I as a small developer, found, negotiated, designed/planned, bought, found/employed builders, built/renovated/converted the Grade […]

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8 – Olives Stores  – Part 2 – Internal Refurbishment

8 – Olives Stores – Part 2 – Internal Refurbishment

| 17th October 2015 | 1 Comment

How I Organised the Work on my Property Development – Part 2 – Internal Refurbishment Olive Stores, Brenchley, Kent TN12 7NQ No 8 in series This is the 2nd part of the article dealing with the actual works carried out on the Olive Stores project. The first dealt with the External works. Now we will […]

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