Grand Designs Season 9 Episode 11 – Revisited – Hampshire: The Thatched Cottage (Revisited from S7 Ep2)

Aired : Apr 15 2009 | 28 Views |

Watch Grand Designs season 9 episode 11 online for free. Kevin McCloud revisits Alex and Cheryl Reay, who eight years previous had left London for a new life in the New Forest. They bought a run down medieval thatched cottage and lovingly brought it back to life. Then just before Christmas, with Cheryl pregnant, disaster struck. A fault in the chimney caused a massive fire which destroyed the entire building. Overnight Alex and Cheryl had lost almost £400,000. Whilst most people would have walked away from this, Alex and Cheryl couldn’t let go of their dream. Nine months after the fire, they decided to start all over again and rebuild the cottage, bigger and better than before.