Why we knocked down our house instead of renovating

Published on May 22, 2023 by why-we-knocked-down-our-house-instead-of-renovating

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They were calling it their “once-in-a-lifetime house”, so when Paul and Anzia, a north London couple, hired an architect to build their dream home, Paul told him: “Don’t make it boring.” They got their wish. The four-bedroom, 4,500 sq ft house has a 24ft-high spiral staircase inspired by Gaudí, six levels, two internal bridges, a triple-height entrance hall with a 20ft window, not to mention a swish cocktail bar, two secret rooms and a 1,050 sq ft main bedroom suite. The budget? £2 million, including £30,000 for that statement staircase, and £25,000 for a multicoloured chandelier hanging from 32 cords.



Published on May 22, 2023 by why-we-knocked-down-our-house-instead-of-renovating

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