A single storey wrap-around extension was added for much needed extra space and interiors were finished to the highest standard.You won't believe just how different the house looks now!Clearly, drastic measures had to be taken to make this suitable for the new occupants.This kitchen is worlds apart from the tiny, run-down and impractical space we saw in the last image!
'The sofas were traditional and formal and looked stuffy here, so we sold them on e Bay and replaced them with more contemporary, relaxed ones,' says Kathryn.
Currently a popular interior design trend, grey walls can work brilliantly in modern minimalist homes and look equally as good in more classic settings.
In this instance the grey walls complement a contemporary design and provide the perfect backdrop to display the owners' quirky art prints.
HOME PROFILE: WHO LIVES HEREKathryn Carrol, an interior designer, her husband Rob, a graphic designer, and their three children, Eden, Scarlet, and Christian THE PROPERTY: A three-storey, 1930s semi-detached house in East Sussex PRICE: £780,000MONEY SPENT: £25,000WHAT IT'S WORTH NOW: £900,000When they saw this 1930s house in the nearby seaside town of Hove, Kathryn and Rob Carroll couldn't believe their good fortune in finding something in a style and location they liked.
Although the property needed some work, the kitchen was modern and open plan, and the bathrooms had been decorated to a high standard.'This house is light and spacious – similar to a property I'd renovated in London, which was warm and bright all year round,' explains Kathryn.