House tour // A walk around my house of surprises

You might have read or watched the tour of our new kitchen diner recently and perhaps wondered how it fits into the rest of our house. The kitchen is at the front of the house which is a little unusual but in fact our whole house is a little unusual!

A house tour

We moved here from a three bedroom new build up in Scotland last August, and although I had seen lots of pictures I hadn’t actually seen the house until we got the keys. Which was perhaps a little bit silly, and put a lot of pressure on Barry who had seen the house, but I was confident we had made the right decision. Read more

A new kitchen diner // Room tour

We moved house back in July last year and we knew that one of the first things we wanted to do was knock down the wall between the kitchen and dining room and have a new kitchen diner. Luckily we managed to get the house for under the asking price and so that left us with enough money to get the work done fairly quickly. Most of the work was done in October and November last year but we only got the floor done just before Christmas, and I have only now got round to posting a full room tour!

So, without further ado…

A kitchen diner tour

Our kitchen is at the front of the house which is a bit unusual but our whole house is a bit unusual. It is built on a hill so from the front looks like a tiny bungalow but at the back there are three storeys. You come in the front door on the middle floor – the kitchen and dining room are at the front of the house, the living room at the back and then there are two bedrooms and a bathroom downstairs and two bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs. I’m planning on doing a full house tour soon but for today I’m just here to talk about the kitchen. Read more