A FAMILY have completed a stunning renovation of a home just four months after they bought it in a state of ruin.

John Badkin completely overhauled the Sheffield property with the help of his step-dad Mark and friend Matthew after buying it at auction for £142,000.



They decided to snap it up after John's wife, Joanne, showed him The Sun's article about the house in need of a makeover on Facebook.

Being plumbers, Mark and John did all the work themselves, with help from Matthew and the family, and spent around £20k on the project.

Given the relatively low refurb cost they've made a whopping profit, with the house now valued at £225,000.

When The Sun wrote about it in January, the property was in a terrible state with debris and dirt everywhere.

Most read in Money

IN THE MONEY

Urgent search after ticket-holder wins £10k a month for 30 YEARS – is it you?

OAP PAIN

State pension age warning as Truss says no decision made on retirement age rise

DON'T CAVE

Our neighbour went to JAIL over illegal garden man cave and he's come back WORSE

BAD SIGNAL

Brits warned NOT to turn off WiFi overnight as energy prices hit record highs

Now the property has been completely transformed, with a deep clean and fresh paint giving a light and airy look.

The kitchen, which was previously caked in grime and horribly cluttered is now a beautiful open plan space with a brand new electric hob and sleek oven unit.

Marble counter tops and a matte black finish complete the look.

The living room, which now actually looks fit to live in, forms the other half of the main space and receives loads of natural light from the garden.

READ MORE PROPERTY STORIES

Our neighbour went to JAIL over illegal garden man cave and he’s come back WORSE

I’ve covered every last inch of my £1.35m six-bedroom mansion in doodles

Speaking of which the garden itself has been cleaned up and cut back, with brand new decking overlooking a neat and healthy lawn.

Out front, there is a polished wooden entranceway which presents a welcoming image for visitors, while upstairs the bedrooms are unrecognisable and, again, flooded with light.

John said that it was now a "new house" and that they had all enjoyed their first project together.

He added that the results were "phenomenal" for the price they paid.

They are planning to sell the house straight away after it was valued at [valuation tomorrow] and plan to take on another project next year.

Most read in The Sun

WEDDING SHOW SHOCK

MAFS 'abuser' George Roberts arrested but C4 continues to show him on TV

CASH IN

Exact date you’ll receive £324 cost of living helping hand

BRACE YOURSELF

New Covid sign strikes first as latest wave threatens ‘devastating’ winter

HOUSE OF WINDSOR

Stunning home Charles could give Wills & Kate – but they might not want it

The group plan to sell that on too, unless there's a dip in the market, in which case they will rent it out.

John said his aim is to buy some land and build a house from scratch in the next few years.





Source: Read Full Article