Victorian renovation in Belfast

Gavin and Catherine Gracey took on a restoration project that kept to the style of their 120 year old property.

We bought our mid terrace house in 2012. We only had one child at the time, and we planned to fix it up as we went along,” says Gavin. “The kitchen had already been extended by the previous owners but it didn’t work for our family.”


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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