Geraldine Renovation

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“Annfield” a five-bedroom stately farm homestead has been lovingly restored to its former glory. The décor is in keeping with 1930’s era of the solid concrete roughcast home. The once pokey kitchen has become the hub of the house with its beautiful macrocarpa polished floor and up to the minute joinery, which reflects the magnificence of the home.

Windows have been remodeled to make space for the delightful range master stove, which has been installed. A separate unit has been installed to accommodate the coffee machine and glassware where once stood an older style fire. All the five bedrooms have had new ceilings installed as well as the rest of the house. All and all a beautiful homestead, ready for another 75 years of life. All rooms have been redecorated and have retained the old majestic style of their former life. The exterior has also had a facelift.

This home had not received any changes for approximately 40 years – we were soon to put this to right when we employed David Fridd and his team of tradesmen to undertake some major renovations for us. We wanted to retain the beauty of the past, but just bring it up to date, but in a sympathetic way. This was exactly what was achieved. “Nothing was ever a problem: from altering the height and width of windows and installing beautiful wooden window frames back, to taking timber that was removed from a pantry and fitting it into the bathroom ceiling.

Gold award for the House of the Year in 2005 for the Renovation Section

We have nothing but praise for his team of highly skilled tradesmen, who at all times treated our home with the utmost care and attention. The workmanship was exemplary, there time management skills exact, they were always neat, tidy and polite and it was a pleasure to be in the house whilst they were doing their job.

The additional trades people that David organised followed his exact instructions and always met his every high standards. In fact the workmanship was that exceptional that we received a gold award for the House of the Year in 2005 for the Renovation Section. We would have no hesitation in recommending David Fridd and his team to anyone wishing to undertake any renovations.”

David Fridd Building Ltd, Timaru

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