Take a look around this five bedroom detached house in Dorset

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By building a separate annexe for a family member on their own land the owners of this five-bedroom house have managed to live in their dream location in Dorset within budget. ‘Even though we weren’t planning on moving at the time, we jumped at the chance to buy it as we new it could be our ideal family home,’ says the owner, Charlotte, who blogs at TheHomeThatMadeMe.com.

When Charlotte moved in the interior decor was serviceable with no major work needed, however, they were keen to totally redecorate to make the house their own. The family got to work straight away and had the basics completed within just a month. The more challenging rooms and a few obstacles, including a leak from the en suite down into their kitchen, took six months to rectify and finish.

Image credit: Colin Poole
Image credit: Colin Poole
Image credit: Colin Poole
Image credit: Colin Poole
Image credit: Colin Poole
Image credit: Colin Poole
Image credit: Colin Poole

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