Category Archives: Renovation Diary

May 2017

Racing along now…  suddenly it looks like a house again!  Over 200 photos this month given how much is going on.  In no particular order, lets start in the bedrooms where we have gone bold in the master bedroom and … Continue reading

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April 2017

April marks the 5 year anniversary of buying Hallyards and the 2 year anniversary of the proper internal works on the ‘big house’.   Just have a look back at April 2015 to see how far we have come…  It really is … Continue reading

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March 2017

Another phenomenally busy month, with everything coming together pretty nicely.  Here’s a quick run around the main house, starting with the large upstairs round room which now actually looks like a room again! After the complexity of this room, the rest … Continue reading

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February 2017

As promised last month, there has been a lot of progress to report with over 200 photos to sort through.  It is difficult to know where to start…  We’ve had joiners (Steven, Ian, Mike & Aiden), plasterers (Adrian & Sean), … Continue reading

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January 2017

Welcome to our official move in year all!  With the kids starting nursery in August the pressure is on.  As such, things will start moving at a rather quicker pace from here, assisted by a large number of joiners, electricians, … Continue reading

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December 2016

Only a short update this month after a very hectic November.   First up the floors and a bit of a glitch…  After a lot of cleaning it became apparent that the cleaning fluid used in the first clean of the … Continue reading

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November 2016

A very busy November to report with lots of prep ahead of Grandish Designs arriving at the end of the month to lay our lovely limestone floors – plastering, decorating, some more rot removal and a new step for the French … Continue reading

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