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liza’s cottage

Upon buying an operational guesthouse located in Hatfield Pretoria, the new owners appointed Nuclei to assist with a complete interior renovation of the building and all guest rooms. Since the building has been in use for many years with barely receiving any maintenance, the scope of works grew to include repair work and general maintenance.

Existing furniture and finishes had to be re-evaluated to better suit the functionality and aesthetics of the guesthouse, while complementing the existing architectural style and character and keeping budgetary constraints in mind. Additionally, new finishes allowed the opportunity for a higher star rating through the use of more luxurious and higher quality finishing. Exterior work amongst other items included repainting the entire building, refinishing all timber windows and upgrading the design of the entire pool area.

Lastly, in order to ensure that a star rating higher or equal to the existing can be achieved, incorrectly designed auxiliary spaces and service areas had to be rearranged and redesigned to comply with the latest hospitality regulations. This included a complete restructuring of the in-house laundry areas and food storage areas.

 

interior view – entrance

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interior view – hallway

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interior view – lounge 1

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interior – lounge 2

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interior view – bedroom

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interior view – fireplace

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interior view – dining area

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