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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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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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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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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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