If you in any way enjoy other people's
misadventures, one particular TV show will probably not have
escaped your attention. Grand Designs is now a firm favourite
with many, and its 'House of the Year 2015' finale is upon us. For
the uninitiated, let's just remind ourselves how the average
Ordinarily, the enthusiastic but sceptical
Kevin McCloud introduces us to a cheerful looking couple with
overambitious plans to turn a derelict barn, tin-mine remains or
naturally formed cave into a luxury des res. Unrealistic
budgets and timescales are divulged, apparently using methods based
on the children's party game 'pin the tail on the donkey'!
So far, so good, but then we find out that
none of the ill-prepared participants seem to have taken bad
weather and the coming winter into account. We are then
treated to a long, lingering shot of a concrete base, rusting posts
and soggy timbers sheltering under a leaky roof, while slowly
sinking into the rain-lashed mud. Several months, sometimes
years later, Mr McC returns to find a more or less finished
project. He discusses the results with the now greying
occupants suffering from bad nerves, after narrowly avoiding
How nice then to know that you live in a
solid, dry, comfortable and excellently maintained abode. You
don't? Well, what are you waiting for? The blocks we
manage may have been transformed - not usually from tin mines, but
sometimes from beautiful historic buildings - or they may be
purpose built flats and apartments. Either way, we work with
leaseholders, property owners and a team of trusted, expert
contractors to ensure well-maintained blocks that are all managed
to the highest degree.
Call Roisin if you'd like to find out more
about our property management services. You can chat to her
on 0845 456 8775, or email RMahoney@visionmanagementuk.com.
Posted on Tuesday, November 17, 2015.