We’ve only gone and done it…

Well, we’ve only gone and completed on The Captain’s Cottage, meaning we’re now proud (and a little shocked to be honest) owners of a house in Brixham.

We’ve been coming down to stay in Brixham whenever we could over the last couple of years, having stumbled on the town as part of a holiday in the West Country initially. On those trips – as seems to be almost mandatory – we started peering in estate agents windows in between visiting restaurants and picking up a pint of milk in the Co-op, wondering if it might make sense for us to actually own somewhere of our own down here.

And now its come true!

In proper “Grand Designs” style, The Captain’s Cottage is actually far more of a “project” than we were initially thinking of, but the combination of having made tentative bids for a couple of places only to see them snapped up quickly, and the absolutely killer views from this particular house persuaded us to take the plunge. And here we are…

There’s a lot of work to do from here we’re sure – finding builders to refurbish the house (especially that 1970’s interior!), decorating, kitting it out with furniture and the like… but hey, the adventure starts here!

Sadly, this staircase isn’t particularly legal in 2018..

The view from the loft conversion

That stripped pine ceiling is going as well..