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Sarah Beeny's Little House, Big Plans

  • Season 1
  • 6 episodes

Summary

Property expert Sarah Beeny and award-winning architect Damion Burrows follow people converting their small living spaces into bigger places

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Episode 1: Sarah Beeny's Little House, Big Plans

Summary

The property expert and her co-presenter, architect Damion Burrows, visit small homes across the United Kingdom whose owners have elaborate plans for expansion. This first episode features hair salon receptionist Leah and her landscaper and builder husband Sam, who have plans to double the size of their two-bedroom cottage in Wiltshire. Damion visits Sam and Matt, who have transformed their traditional three-bed home with the addition of an ultra-modern cubist extension. He also meets David and Lindsay in Bristol, whose big plans were to build a sustainable, eco-house on a brownfield site

Review

Maximising the potential of modest living spaces is the aim of this new property series, but as the title suggests, it’s still highly aspirational fare. Rather than bog-standard extensions, we get a gleaming cantilevered box installed above an old garage, and a two-bedroomed cottage being supersized to be suitable for a family of six (plus dogs, cats and tortoises).

Battles with local councils and planning departments are acknowledged but hurried past, as the focus here is very much on not being afraid to have ambitious ideas. And in these troubling financial times, it helps if you have a builder in the family who can give up weekends to install solar panels and dream kitchen islands.

How to watch

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There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming provider below.

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Released on
2022-06-09
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Credits

Crew

rolename
PresenterSarah Beeny
PresenterDamion Burrows
Series producerFay Gibson
Executive producerElaine Hackett
Executive producerKerry Brierley

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  • Summary

    The property expert and her co-presenter, architect Damion Burrows, visit small homes across the United Kingdom whose owners have elaborate plans for expansion. This first episode features hair salon receptionist Leah and her landscaper and builder husband Sam, who have plans to double the size of their two-bedroom cottage in Wiltshire. Damion visits Sam and Matt, who have transformed their traditional three-bed home with the addition of an ultra-modern cubist extension. He also meets David and Lindsay in Bristol, whose big plans were to build a sustainable, eco-house on a brownfield site

    Review

    Maximising the potential of modest living spaces is the aim of this new property series, but as the title suggests, it’s still highly aspirational fare. Rather than bog-standard extensions, we get a gleaming cantilevered box installed above an old garage, and a two-bedroomed cottage being supersized to be suitable for a family of six (plus dogs, cats and tortoises).

    Battles with local councils and planning departments are acknowledged but hurried past, as the focus here is very much on not being afraid to have ambitious ideas. And in these troubling financial times, it helps if you have a builder in the family who can give up weekends to install solar panels and dream kitchen islands.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming provider below.

    Streaming

    Details

    Released on
    2022-06-09
    Languages
    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Crew

    rolename
    PresenterSarah Beeny
    PresenterDamion Burrows
    Series producerFay Gibson
    Executive producerElaine Hackett
    Executive producerKerry Brierley

How to watch

Next showing

There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming provider below.

Streaming

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