What is this all about?

Lower Tancredston Farmhouse is the main 'residence' for the Wade family in Tancredston, Hayscastle, Pembrokeshire. It has been empty for over 2 years and finally a builder has been selected (Mark Roberts) for the entire renovation project. This blog is the story (with photos) of the renovation.

Sunday, 3 February 2013

A Quick Update

Just in case you thought we had given up on the farmhouse and run off to Spain, here is a quick early Monday morning update.

A lot of the harder and more messy work went on last week.  Most of the floors downstairs were dug up - and stone/concrete laid down.

This week we have more of the creative and interesting decisions to be made.  A man from a local company (Ratford Bridge) is coming tomorrow to plan the kitchen out for us.  We are having a large island, where the sink will be located and hopefully the hob.  The exact location of this needs to be sorted, so the builder knows where to put the water connection and electrical points.

We are also sorting out the location of the doors for the dining and living rooms, plus all the electrical points downstairs.

We cannot get upstairs at the moment, due to movement in the stairs!

I promise to take more photos inside this week!

Here are a couple of the outside.

The front 'parking' area has been scraped off, but then we
brought the tractor/trailer through and spread lots more
mud around!  The freezers are hopefully going this week.

The side of the house with the currently external rooms.
One will be housing the boiler and all heating controls and will be
linked through to the other, which is where our hot tub
will be.  This will be in turn linked through to the
main house.


  1. a little at a time, right? I'm excited for you to do your kitchen planning - how fun!

  2. Bet you have no end of ideas.


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