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Old Irish School House

10th January 2014

Sarah, ROCO's photographer has opened the doors of her home with partner Troy and their new edition Henry. Sarah talks us through her beautiful country home.

"We've been in the house a year now. The house was built on the existing site of a traditional one bedroom cottage built on the slopes of Mary Grey mountain in Tyrone, some of the fittings we managed to retain in the new house such as the Belfast sink and door handles. The house took around a year to build but at least another to research. Much of the house is finished and built using reclaimed material - the roof slates are Westmoreland greens from a church in Scotland, the internal doors from a funeral home in Belfast, (some of which still have the original art deco push panel) and the African hardwood parquet flooring came from a bookstore in London. The house is styled using these elements as guides, each room growing in character from them. We would describe the exterior as an "old Irish schoolhouse" all grey dash, sash windows and traditional style green cottage doors.....

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