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Man buys abandoned tiny home with crumbling walls and gives it second chance it desperately needs
He worked a miracle on this place!
Cherie Gozon
04.19.22

What would you do if you found an abandoned building in your nearby village?

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YouTube Screenshot - George Dunnett

This scene is nothing new or unique; most of us know of a stretch or street with old, abandoned buildings. Some would find these structures very creepy because they come off as eerie. But at times, there’s some charm to it.

Content creator George Dunnett found one of those buildings and saw its charm.

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There was a row of houses in his nearby village called The Cobbles, and there were three abandoned buildings in it. He bought one of them and transformed it into a beautiful home.

He checked the current state of the house, and it looked like there was a lot of work to do.

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YouTube Screenshot - George Dunnett

The floor and interior wall needed some sorting, and everything felt damp on both floors. He wanted to clear out the sliding door up front and the stairs.

The builder began planning out the layout of the entire house.

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Then, the bulk of the work began from layering with concrete to adding insulation, raising the ceiling, and touching up the roof.

George and his family also brought in some work.

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YouTube Screenshot - George Dunnett

He and his mother painted the walls, while his father created the cobblestone path outside to stay true to the place’s name: The Cobbles.

After all that work, the result was a stunning home with a rustic exterior.

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YouTube Screenshot - George Dunnett

They replaced the stairs with a beautiful oak staircase, with a little cupboard underneath for additional storage. His room looked clean, with the windows allowing natural light to come in. The blue-gray accent wall added character to his room.

The bathroom made use of the small space left on the ground floor.

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There’s enough room for a shower, sink, and toilet. Simple, yet perfect. The important thing was it has everything you’d need for a basic bathroom.

Going upstairs, you would find the kitchen, work area, and living room.

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YouTube Screenshot - George Dunnett

Considering the small space, you’d be amazed at how beautiful the kitchen turned out. It’s a full kitchen complete with a mini-fridge, stove, oven, and sink. The cabinetry also added more storage space and even accommodated a washer.

The living room may look simple, but it was nothing short of being beautiful.

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YouTube Screenshot - George Dunnett

A flat-screen television, a center table with a comfy rug, and a couch perfect for gaming. What more would you ask for!

And have you seen that window?

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YouTube Screenshot - George Dunnett

It does not only add natural light to the room, but it has that beautiful view of the garden below and the mountains across. That window also has a space for one person just to sit and chill, maybe with a cup of coffee.

Lastly, the all-important workstation of a content creator.

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YouTube Screenshot - George Dunnett

Nothing fancy or big as long as it has everything he needs to do his job. His computer and a comfortable chair with ample lighting.

It’s impressive how George brought this building back to life.

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The building looked like it was unredeemable when he bought it, but he was able to bring back its beauty. He said that it might have cost him quite a lot, but it was all worth it.

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By Cherie Gozon
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Cherie Gozon is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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