Downstairs – a restoration photo story

Before, during and after

Long, long neglected, the downstairs of our Istrian house originally had three rooms: entrance, kitchen and living room. Our plan was to turn it into an open plan kitchen-diner with a loo under the stairs and a snug library tucked behind. This major undertaking involved gutting the whole floor, stripping it back to the bare stone and starting all over again.

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The restoration tale continues with the house Upstairs, Outside and The barn

Compare the difference with some before & after shots.

For more ‘before’ photos see Outside and the house Downstairs and Upstairs

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