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.

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Lots going on

Well, today in the farmhouse was a day of great change.  The new walls in the kitchen/pantry/porch/office areas were put up.  A lot of the floor above the kitchen came down, and they are starting to knock through to the 'hot tub room' (currently only accessible from outside).

We had to make vital decisions like - which way do you want the patio doors in the kitchen to open, and which door first (never even thought of that one!)?

We also discussed the extent of work needed upstairs - a complete gut in most rooms, as we suspected.

These are some of the photos I took.

Fireplace in the dining room - this had been covered up for many years

'L' marks the spot!  Mark had been busy with his spray can
marking out where the walls would be going.  This will be Rich's office

The living room - looking from the dining room across the hallway.
Obviously there will be 2 walls inbetween again soon!

Looking up to the fireplace in what will be our bedroom

Rich and Mark study the fireplace!


  1. Love all the old stone work, Ali - It's such a nice light, neutral color, too. Can't imagine how cold it must be for the workers to be bundled up like that! brrrr!


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