Lonsdale Road Flat – Step-by-Step Refurbishment
A strategically positioned flat on Lonsdale Road had primarily catered to short-term tenants over the years. Recognising the property’s potential, the landlord envisioned transitioning it into a long-term rental and initiated a phased upgrade.
The property, though wonderfully located, bore outdated features that diminished its appeal for potential long-term tenants.Back to Case Studies Contact Us
- Electrical Upgrade: Rewire the entire flat and introduce external lighting in the rear garden.
- Window and Door Modernisation: Replace rear windows and French doors leading to the patio garden.
- Reception Area Transformation: Refresh the dated appearance with a more traditional and functional design.
- Decor and Amenities: Redecorate the flat and implement new window coverings, doors, and floorings.
- Phased Refurbishments: Plan subsequent stages focusing on kitchen replacement and bathroom overhaul, among others.
- Property Management: Secure quality tenants post-renovation and manage the property on behalf of an overseas landlord.
- Electrical Work: Completed a comprehensive rewiring, including adding garden lights.
- Garden & Access: Enhanced the patio garden and fitted modern rear windows and French doors.
- Reception Makeover: Swapped the open tread staircase for a traditional style with storage solutions, integrating a cleverly designed shelving unit to mask the support beam.
- Interior Refinement: Executed a full redecoration, accompanied by new window treatments, doors, and carpets on the upper floor.
- Stage 2: Focuses on fitting a contemporary kitchen.
- Stage 3: Aims to incorporate a new bathroom, a combi boiler, and a layout alteration to facilitate a generous wardrobe in the front bedroom.
Results and Achievements
After the initial renovations, Chambré successfully rented the property to a delightful couple, managing it seamlessly for the overseas landlord.