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Wingate Farm

Creating a bathroom that combines the look of a modern hair salon with the charm of a 200-year-old converted barn was no easy task. Andrew McMillan of Fountainhead Ventures in Harrogate, who project managed the development, suggested installing a Velux window to draw in as much light as possible. “There was only a tiny slit window in the thick walls, …

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Planning for Barn Conversions

If you live in a converted barn in the county, be prepared to meet the requirements of rural planners when designing your dream home. When it comes to details, Andrew McMillan of Fountainhead Ventures, a firm that specialises in bespoke conversions, says it pays to do you homework. “There are lots of things planners can object to. Five years ago, …

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The Beeches

Situated in one of Harrogate’s most sought after locations, Fountainhead Ventures transformed an old hotel into some of the town’s most exclusive residences. The site, overlooking Valley Gardens, now consists of: two one-bedroom town houses, a one-bedroom apartment and four two-bedroom apartments. The properties, which are spread over three floors, were designed with executive luxury in mind. All of the …

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