Couple buy mansion filled with squatters for £225k and spend £2million restoring it

Reg and Elizabeth Price
Roswarne House was bought for £225,000 after couple put in a "silly" offer (Image credit: SWNS)

A Grade-II listed, 29-room, Regency home in Cornwall has been restored to its former glory.

Renovating a house is a daunting enough challenge for anyone, so taking on a rotting, asbestos-riddled mansion filled with squatters seems like an overwhelming challenge.

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