Great designs are hidden all over our area and there is a lot more to it than the ones that appear on the TV show.
Here are some of the most spectacular design triumphs. You may or may not have the funds to purchase one of these properties, but can you think of ways to incorporate the creativity of these ideas into your own home renovations?
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Grange Voskelly, St Mawes – Â£ 3,250,000
This beautiful, carefully renovated barn is bursting with style and unique character.
Located on the edge of St Mawes, Voskelly Barn is an inspiring and chic house that has created a unique synergy between the old and the new. The main living space is the perfect example, composed of original style parquet floors, vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, the traditional atmosphere is modernized with floor-to-ceiling windows.
The kitchen reiterates the sentiment, with its glass ceiling against exposed brick archways creating an incredibly striking look.
The five magnificent bedrooms and the four distinctive bath / shower rooms all have different features that have used and enhanced the original design of the building. From jack and jill doors to sleek whitewashed walls, the design of this home screams farmhouse luxury.
Additionally, set in approximately two acres of landscaped gardens, this exceptional property has the appeal of a detached two bedroom cottage, a detached barn or workshop, as well as a separate garage with a studio in open air.
Pengersick Lane, Praa Sands – Â£ 895,000
This property underwent a complete makeover after its purchase in 2014. The old bungalow has been transformed into a substantial home with an increased footprint and ecological upgrades including: biomass boiler (underfloor heating on the ground floor), solar panels heaters for hot water and a Mechanical Ventilation System with Heat Recovery (MVHR) ensuring circulation of fresh filtered air throughout the house.
Nestled between Helston and Penzance, this property sinks harmoniously into the terrain. The four bedroom property has high ceilings and expansive picture windows and doors creating a light and airy living space, while the top floor balcony offers lovely sea and countryside views.
Treveor, Tresillian, Truro – Â£ 900,000
Another renovation, this remarkable original four bedroom house from the 1920s has undergone a major and luxurious makeover by the current owners to maximize the position and the river view with a design suited to modern family living.
The complete interior remodeling of the now inverted accommodation provides semi-open living space while maintaining generously sized rooms resonating with period homes.
The first floor is where creative design meets exceptional specifications, especially in the kitchen. The stunning waterfall granite freestanding worktop features dish drawers, a boiling faucet and double ovens.
Throughout the house there is a wonderfully unique detailed style and level of finish, including a bamboo mold-shaped wall, intricate contemporary cornices, and sleek glass windows and doors that frame the river view. .
Finally, the master bedroom has a spacious walk-in closet while the en-suite bathroom features a floating double sinks with waterfall faucets, a rainfall showerhead and an LED mirror. All in all, reaffirming the enormous evolution of this house.
Flushing, near Falmouth – Â£ 1,500,000
While this next property has yet to undergo the same extreme makeover as the other homes on this list, the architecture is remarkable in itself and offers enormous scope for renovation and improvement.
For the first time in 26 years, half east of the famous ‘Salt and Pepper’ Houses, arguably one of Cornwall’s most iconic ‘landmark’ marine properties, has been brought to market.
Enjoying an exceptional elevated location in Flushing, the beautiful period house is large in size.
With well-proportioned five or six bedroom accommodation over two floors, a beautiful south facing garden, the benefit of a garage, parking and steps leading to the seafront and private dock. there is plenty of room for remodeling.
But most distinctive, the Turret Observatory offers an impressive panoramic view of Falmouth Harbor that already speaks for itself.
Mouse Hole, near Penzance – Â£ 1,000,000
Although seemingly modest from the outside, this magnificent property has had a simply amazing conversion. A former independent, Grade II listed Methodist chapel was converted into a home approximately 25 years ago by the late Barry Brisco.
Now for sale, the house has an almost fully open-plan upper floor overlooking Mousehole, to the sea.
This house is another extremely adaptable accommodation, looking for an innovative spirit to raise it.
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