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Crouch Cottage – Grade 2 Listed Cottages – Wadhurst

Crouch Cottage – Grade 2 Listed Cottages – Wadhurst

| 26th November 2015 | 0 Comments

Conversion of Two Grade 2 listed cottages with no mod cons into one 4 bedroom house with a 6 x 4 kitchen extension These grade 2 listed cottages came onto the market when we were not ready to purchase so with regret we set aside the advert. This type of project is rare and getting rarer all […]

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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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3 – Olive Stores – Design and Planning

3 – Olive Stores – Design and Planning

| 17th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Design and Planning – How I Designed the Scheme for the Development and then Obtained Planning Permission Olive Stores, Brenchley, Kent TN12 7NQ No 3 in series The last article entitled ‘Olive Stores – Negotiate Purchase’ told the story of how I located and agreed a deal to buy the Olive Stores property in the pretty […]

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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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