Changing RoomsWhen they moved to Portlaoise, David and Karen approached AlenaCDesign to update the rooms of their family home.
Homeowners David and Karen decided to relocate to Portlaoise for work and after renting in the area for a couple of years, finally found the perfect family home. As they explain, ‘Having young kids, it wasn’t easy to find a house with spacious rooms, a good size garden for them to play in and at the same time within a good travel distance to the school and to work. It took some time to find the right house and as soon as we saw this one we knew it was perfect for our needs.
‘The house was situated in a quiet area and we liked the bright, big rooms, the large front and back garden, and although the interior looked tired and dated, there was no structural work that needed done and we could see the potential for aesthetic renovation,’ they add.
Read more in the January issue…