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.

Saturday, 23 February 2013

A Saturday Update

The builders had a good tidy up of the site yesterday afternoon, and the provisional layout of the kitchen and main bathroom had been marked out on the floors, so we went in to examine the work completed so far.

The house is really being transformed - and so quickly.  There is a huge amount being done in the next few weeks, and I will endeavour to keep everyone updated with photos.

The most important room in the house -
my craft room!

And the 3rd most important room in the house -
Rich's office!

The spare bedroom
(this used to be part of the large room
above the kitchen; staircase came up in the left
corner - which has been removed, along
with the large chimney)

The upstairs shower room/passageway
through to my craft room and the
spare bedroom

The main bathroom and
dressing room beyond
(walls will be put back in!)

Looking down the stairs

The view from what will
be our bedroom

The kitchen/carpentry workshop
(you can just see the outline
of the island on the floor)
The kitchen 'patio doors'

The dining room, viewed from the hall
(there will be double doors here)
The 2nd most important room in the house.
The hot tub room (with shower room
to be installed in the foreground on the right) -
the hot tub will be up the steps in the dark area
(patio doors to be installed - and lights!).


  1. wow! it is all getting so exciting now and is really taking shape. I see you've got your priorities right and your craft room will be simply die for! good luck and keep up the progress...I'm sure it will move quicker when the weather improves and Spring isn't far off.
    love Jo x

  2. oh, Ali! Look how much has been accomplished! The stone work is amazing, and that fireplace is gorgeous. You must be thrilled and looking forward to moving in - will it be hard to believe that it is now your home?

  3. I love following along with the project. I hope things are going smoothly...seems so.

  4. This is so exciting, Ali. I haven't been by for a visit in a while, so it was a ton of fun going through the process and getting up-to-date. I'm so excited for you!!

  5. Really great to see how it is going.

    Your craft room is lovely.


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