A younger couple who spent three years to construct their dream home left Grand Designs viewers shocked after they moved in with a key factor lacking within the residence.
In Wednesday’s episode on Grand Designs (October 6), Rob, 31, and Ruth, 27, revealed how they deliberate to construct a brand new residence on the web site of a 200-year-old farm mill in Cumbria, with a price range of £300,000.
The mission did not go as deliberate and so they needed to bulldoze the monument and chop down the trees earlier than beginning to construct the foundations.
With the continued pandemic and a troublesome entry to web site, host Kevin McCloud known as it a “bonkers scheme” as he watched the couple spending three and a half years reworking the outdated blacking mill into a modern residence.
When he revisited them this yr, he was impressed by the “outdated meets new” factor of the home.
However a quickly as Kevin stepped inside the home, he realised that Rob and Ruth nonetheless did not have a working kitchen.
He appeared on the kitchen island to discover a pot sitting on a tenting range and requested them: “So what is the deal?”
Rob mentioned: “This can ultimately be a piece bench for the workshop however on the minute, it is excellent as a kitchen island.”
“So a tenting range?” Kevin continued. “Everybody’s gone on vacation this yr and so they must battle this factor within the subject and also you romantically simply determined to purchase one at residence.
Ruth smiled and turned to Rob, who mentioned: “Yeah, ultimately we may have a kitchen.”
Viewers had been shocked after they realized Rob and Ruth spent solely £300,000 for the entire mission.
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“Perhaps they may have gone for a much less formidable construct and had sufficient cash for a functioning kitchen,” one mentioned.
One other questioned: “Simply over 3 years to construct…and so they don’t have a working kitchen what’s the purpose?”
“It’s an enormous residence – nice effort from the couple however three and a half years later, no electrical energy and no working kitchen but?!” a 3rd added.