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25 Beautiful Homes|August 2021
Having lived a city life for several years, Amy Jones and her husband Bryn returned to their roots and took on the renovation of a country cottage
AMY REEVES

HOME TRUTHS

THE PROPERTY Victorian cottage with a modern extension

LOCATION Wales

ROOMS Kitchen-diner/living area, utility room, snug, office, three bedrooms (one en suite), two bathrooms, dressing room

PURCHASED 2016

PREVIOUS PROPERTY ‘We lived in London and Berlin before moving here,’ says Amy.

Like many city dwellers, Amy Jones and her husband Bryn often thought of moving to the country. ‘We lived in London and then Berlin for a time, but finally decided to move back to Powys to be closer to both our families,’ says Amy. ‘We wanted a project and spent ages looking for the right house and then this property came up. Coincidentally Bryn knew all about the house because his family live down the road.’ Although Amy hadn’t seen it before, she was captivated by the original staircase. ‘As soon as I walked in and saw it, I knew the house was right for us, despite the fact it needed so much work,’ says Amy.

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