Category Archives: Renovation

Christmas at Thornham

We have just returned from our break at Thornham.  We spent the first few days getting the house cleaned up and comfortable for Christmas. The tree went up on Christmas eve and on Christmas day we went along to Hunstanton … Continue reading

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Thornham Holiday Cottage

Our latest renovation project is our bathrooms in our holiday cottage. We thought the avocado green bathroom suites had seen better days. These are the before pictures. The after pictures to follow.

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What’s new at Lynwood House

Over the last few months we’ve been doing our next phase of upgrades, improvements and changes.  It has taken time to research and source the right things. We were in Scotland last year when we spotted some lovely cushions in an interiors shop. We contacted the … Continue reading

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Lynwood bed and breakfast front door

  Our renovations still aren’t quite complete, we have been waiting for the stained glass to arrive for our front door. The original door had been covered by a piece of plywood by the previous owners. When this was removed the door … Continue reading

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Our last room is finished.

  We completed our last room this week, it has been painted in Farrow and Ball Eating Room Red. We were fully booked last night for the first time in a while. So breakfast was hectic this morning with Full … Continue reading

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New Carpet.

    Our dining room carpet was fitted yesterday. The multi-coloured carpet that has served us well for the last 9 years was taken away. This makes our dining room look much brighter.      The hall and stair carpets were fitted … Continue reading

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WE’RE OPEN!

This has been a frantic week to try to meet our deadline, David the carpenter and Aldris the painter stayed until 8.00pm several evenings and Nick and I were up at 4am some mornings to make a start. We got the five rooms … Continue reading

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The last stretch

              View from our neighbours house of Ivett and Reed stone masons of Cambridge re-building the top-stone of our bay windows, as one of the previous owners had removed the Bath stone and repaired it with concrete lintils … Continue reading

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Our five new rooms on the 1st and 2nd floors.

   Bedroom 4 1st floor facing the rear overlooking our neighbours rear garden. From left to right the first picture shows the door leading to the en-suite which is down two steps, the 2nd step and floor are heated, the en-suite … Continue reading

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Great progress

           The transformation this week has been more amazing than previous weeks, everyone appreciates that we need to be open on the 26th of May and they have shifted up another gear. The atmosphere of the build has been … Continue reading

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