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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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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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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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1 – Olive Stores – Development Opportunity

1 – Olive Stores – Development Opportunity

| 17th October 2015 | 0 Comments

How I found my Development Opportunity Olive Stores, Brenchley, Kent TN12 7NQ No 1 in series In October 2013 I found an advert on Rightmove advertising for sale a property called Olive Stores, Brenchley; a beautiful village just outside Tunbridge Wells. The property was due to go to Auction with Clive Emson Auctioneers early November. […]

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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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