Finding an unloved home ripe for a remodel can be a great find. If you think an remodeling project might be the project for you, then take inspiration from these incredible homes that got an exterior facelift during their remodel.

A New England-Style Makeover

This remodel and extension project, by Tony Holt Design has transformed a 1930s Spanish-style chalet bungalow into a New England-inspired family home.

A series of extensions and a new timber-clad façade has transformed this home on the coast

Image: Nigel Rigden

A Modernist Remodel

Architect Neil Turner and wife Anita have given their hunting lodge style home a Modernist makeover and extensive eco overhaul.

A 1960s home remodel

A 1950s Home Remodelled

Rachel and John MacElvogue have extended and remodelled their 1950s home to include a self-contained granny annexe and extra space for their growing family.

A remodel and extension of a 1950s home

Image: Andy Hatfield

A Radical Remodel of a 1980s Home

Karen and Nial Stewart have radically improved their 1980s property with a large timber-clad extension to create a unique 21st-century family home.

A dramatic extension and remodel to a bland home

Image: Martin Gardner

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Remodelled 1960s Semi

Charlie Grieg’s forgettable semi-detached home has been given a Miami beachside villa style remodel.

This remodel has seen the red brick façade clad in white render

A 1970s Home Transformed

OB Architecture was brought in to give this dated 1970s property a complete remodel.  The project has not only provided much-needed extra space, but has also given the property’s appearance a new lease of life.

This white rendered extension offers a dated home with a modern kitchen diner and garden access

Image: Martin Gardner c/o OB Architecture

A Contemporary Remodel

Thanks to the team at Paul Testa Architecture, this home has gone from a tired detached house to a modern home. Fresh render, timber cladding and new windows add a contemporary feel, while the entrance has been moved to the centre of the property to create a more symmetrical look.

This before and after remodel has been transformed thanks to a fresh material palette and extension

Image: c/o Paul Testa Architecture

A Coastal Remodel

Sarah Cartwright and Paul Soanes have transformed a drab bungalow in Dorset into a stunning contemporary coastal home that takes full advantage of the enviable views.

A contemporary remodel in Dorset

An Oak Clad Bungalow Remodel

Dan and Liz Burgess have transformed their old bungalow in Berkshire into a stunning oak clad family home.

An oak clad bungalow remodel

A Fresh Façade

AR Design Studio has created a more open plan interior and a more symmetrical front elevation of this property but replacing the existing side garage with a two-storey extension.

This remodel has been clad in a fresh palette of materials

Image: c/o AR Design Studio

Amazing Bungalow Remodel

It is hard to believe that Penny Shankar’s 1950s bungalow could become this stunning two-storey modernist home.

A bungalow in Gloucestershire remodelled

A Tudor Style Remodel

From a boxy Georgian brick build to a Tudor-inspired manor house worthy of its impressive grounds, Mark and Julia Swannell’s 10-year remodel and extension project is nothing short of remarkable.

A Tudor-style remodel has been given to this former Georgian red brick home

A Modern Update

The existing red brick of this five-bed home in Winchester has been clad in a muted palette of materials, including white and grey render. New windows and a contemporary front door canopy add to the look.

A fresh coating of render has taken this project from traditional to modern

Image: c/o AR Design Studio

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A Bungalow Remodel

This existing red brick bungalow has been remodelled by Transform Architects using an updated palette of materials, a new single-storey rear extension and a new entrance canopy roof to the existing front door.

This bungalow has undergone a modern remodel

Image: c/o Transform Architects

American-Style Remodel

This charming New England-style home is the product of a nine month remodelling project on a tired home in a large plot.

A New England-style remodel in Hampshire

A Victorian Home Remodelled

Katherine and Dominic Luxton have carried out a remodel and extension project to their Victorian house in Surrey which blends old and new design to create a beautiful family home.

A Victorian home remodelled and extended

Image: Logan Irvine-MacDougall

Cafe to Contemporary Home

Owner Glenn Malloy compared the original appearance of their home to a community centre, but it has now been given a glamorous contemporary makeover.

A cafe remodel into a family home

A Listed Cottage Remodelled

A clever solution to a tricky space problem has brought a touch of drama to this sensitive extension to a Grade II-listed cottage in north Norfolk.

The before and after transformation of a listed cottage in Norfolk

A Total Turnaround

Chris and Kate Archibald have transformed an uninspiring house on a sloping plot in West Sussex into a striking contemporary family home designed to make the most of the stunning views.

A remodelled home on a sloping site oozes contemporary style

Image: Richard Chivers c/o CDMS Architects

A Modern Bungalow Transformation

Sarah Cartwright and Paul Soanes have transformed a drab bungalow in Dorset into a stunning contemporary coastal home that takes full advantage of the enviable views.

A modern remodel of a rundown bungalow

A Set of Restored and Remodelled Cottages

One couple have sensitively restored and extended an 18th century period house — returning it back into two cottages in the process with the addition of a modern extension to the rear.

A set of two remodelled and restored cottages

A Dramatic Bungalow Remodel

Thanks to a series of one and two storey extensions, and new open plan configuration internally, this bungalow has been transformed into an impressive contemporary home by Martin Bell at Transform Architects.

A dramatic remodel of a bungalow into a contemporary home

Image: Transform Architects

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