Scope of work:

  • Swap positions of kitchen and bathroom. New rooms from scratch.

  • Add separate laundry room

  • Replace back wall of house to tidy up previous alterations, add back door

  • New strip drains

  • New concrete path and fencing

  • New loft access hatch, doubleglazed

  • Add audio visual system, including outdoor speakers

  • Futureproof by adding cabling to light the garden at a later date

  • Insulation wherever possible

  • Bespoke bookcase (Joey design. Yet to be started)

  • Bespoke vanity (Joey design)

  • New doubleglazed sash windows and doors to deck

  • Steal space from master bedroom alcove to add shower to existing toilet room

  • Reconfigure and fit out wardrobe

  • Matai floors sanded and polished, new grilles

  • New roof valley

  • Add lighting to stairwell

  • Add power points and USBs

  • Tidy up poor decisions from the past - hide lighting and socket channels within walls

  • Replace ancient wiring

  • Remove old zinc water tanks from the loft space

  • New power board to replace board with asbestos

  • Painting throughout

  • Replace rotten piling

  • Bracing for seismic strength

  • Shotcreting (yet to be started), to prevent erosion of a rock wall at the back of the house, and to disguise an ugly brick terrace wall in the garden