Photo From the Sale Brochure
The photo above is taken from the sale particulars, the main coach house is in shot, the ancillary stables are off to the right out of the picture.
The idea for the project came about following a visit to the site and a view of the existing approved planning details. It was clear after an hour or so reviewing the plans that the applicant who had submitted the proposed details was less than familiar with the space available to develop and as a consequence had divided the floor area rather poorly, to provide two bedrooms and bathroom on the upper floor. Another hour or so and I had roughed up a sketch to fit three bedrooms, two doubles and a good sized single, along with a main bathroom and an ensuite off the double at the rear of the property; which overlooked the included kitchen garden.
Further investigation of the space on the ground floor revealed additional errors that would allow an extra ground floor study/bedroom and an ensuite shower room! The proposal looked good! If the other buyers were working on a two bedroom house, I could reasonably outbid them, assuming I could get the planning revised!