Be inspired by this stylish family kitchen-diner

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  • When the owners bought an unfinished chalet bungalow in Surrey, 14 years ago, they knew they would have to make some short-term compromises. ‘It was our opportunity to own a big detached property, but we had to accept that we wouldn’t be able to do what we wanted to it for a few years, as we needed to save up first.’ The couple put in an inexpensive temporary kitchen and made do until they had the funds to create their ideal space. They spent the time carefully planning out the transformation, which involved changing the back of the house to create an open-plan kitchen-diner and an orangery.

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