A derelict detached cottage of distinctive character, standing in a central position within this pretty Peak District village, had previously served as a shop.
The new owners required a complete programme of renovation, extension, refurbishment and modernisation.
The completed project featured:
18sqm. fitted kitchen extension.
Feature chimney rebuilt with matching materials
Former outside toilet area demolished and rebuilt as garage workshop and storage area.
Complete electrical installation
Complete gas fired central heating and hot water systems
New internal bathroom and ground floor WC, fully fitted
New foul drainage system
Roof covering, gutters and downpipes, renewed
Rot and worm damaged joinery items repaired and replaced.
Masonry recovered from demolitions and second-hand materials obtained from various sources were used to ensure the character of the building was retained
Walls and ceilings re-plastered, decorated, thermal insulation measures incorporated
External areas levelled and paved or laid to grass