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Best Remodels: Before and After

brick and wood clad remodelled house
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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

New England-style remodel

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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 Modernist Remodel

Modernist remodel of lodge house

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

A 1950s Home Remodelled

Modern extension to detached house

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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 Radical Remodel of a 1980s Home

Wood clad remodel of brick home

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

Remodelled 1960s Semi

Semi detached home transformed by modern remodel

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

A 1970s Home Transformed

1970s home remodelled and extended

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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.

A Contemporary Remodel

White rendered house remodel

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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.

A Coastal Remodel

Bungalow transformed by remodel scheme

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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.

An Oak Clad Bungalow Remodel

Oak-clad bungalow remodel

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

A Fresh Façade

Remodelled house with timber cladding

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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.

Amazing Bungalow Remodel

Bungalow turned into contemporary home

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

A Tudor Style Remodel

Georgian home remodelled in tudor style

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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 Modern Update

House rendered to contemporary style

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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 Bungalow Remodel

Bungalow with single storey extension

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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.

American-Style Remodel

American-style remodel of 1950s house

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

A Victorian Home Remodelled

Extension to Victorian house

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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.

Cafe to Contemporary Home

Contemporary home remodel

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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 Listed Cottage Remodelled

Extended listed cottage

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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.

A Total Turnaround

Remodelled contemporary home exterior

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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 Set of Restored and Remodelled Cottages

Pair of cottages extended and renovated

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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 Dramatic Bungalow Remodel

Contemporary home with two storey extension

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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.