The house was used as a convent school in the 20th century and fell into disrepair before being bought by Miss Beeny in 2001. So, now that we are practically neighbours, here is everything you need to know about Sarah Beeny. Now the star of 'Restoration Nightmare' has pulled off her own particular housing triumph - making £1m on a mansion she rescued from dereliction. 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She said: 'We understood what we were doing. Rise Hall – which is 40,000sqft - boasts a sweeping staircase, steps up to the front door with four columns and 30 acres of land. Last August she and her husband Mr Swift - who she married at Rise Hall in 2002 - moved out of London to a 220-acre sheep farm in Somerset with their four boys Billy, 14, Charlie, 13, Rafferty, ten, and Laurie, nine, where they intend to build a seven-bedroom farmhouse. She is best known for presenting UK property shows such as Property Ladder, Property Snakes and Ladders, Streets Ahead, Britain's Best Homes, Help! We bought it ourselves. Capricorn is represented by the sea-goat, a mythological creature with … But if you get through the rows, then you’ve got an excuse to make up. 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Part of the secret to such longevity, she believes, is being attracted to him…. But you reach a different place. At the school gates people would say, “Oh, it’s filming day is it?” or “Oh, not filming today?” depending on whether I look liked I’d just rolled out of bed. Does Sarah Beeny still own Rise Hall? 'The world is changing in the way we regard women, and their looks, and that is great. Rather than renovate her own south London home, just last year she and her artist husband Graham Swift, 48, relocated the family ‘lock, stock and barrel’ to Somerset. Rise Hall was bought on 12 April by Dan and Helen Gill, who own catering company Dine, land registry documents show. 'And you’ve got to fancy them.  After the airing of the first series, the local council became aware of the renovation work, and raised objections that the work did not comply with planning regulations and listed building consent had not been obtained. When the star took on the house it had been empty for 10 years and was covered in black mould and cut off from the village water supply. It is recorded in the Domesday Book and the estate was once owned by Richard III. Happily for Sarah, despite Brexit, then Coronavirus making us all housebound, we are still a nation obsessed with property. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. TV property guru Sarah Beeny and her husband Graham Swift have spent 18 years bringing the Grade II listed Rise Hall back to it’s former glory, with every painstaking step of their journey chronicled on hit Channel 4 Series Sarah Beeny’s Restoration Nightmare.. Related: Take a tour of this stunning Grade II listed Georgian home – you’ll be bowled over by the interiors EastEnders star Jessica Plummer had the perfect plan to avoid being captured on TV in the showers during I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! Rise Hall is a spacious luxury wedding venue in Yorkshire with 31 bedrooms, available for your exclusive use. So it was a bigger deal. Their renovation of it was documented in the TV series Restoration Nightmares, and while they enjoyed many happy years staying there, it never became their main family home. Sarah Beeny's top 7 DIY tips as renovations boom - Duration: 1:26. Instead of encouraging us to up sticks – which is just as well at the moment when moving house is a big no-no – the programme’s premise is to avoid the stress of selling and moving, instead making your current home work better for you and your family’s needs. He does the “showcase cooking”, when he wants to impress. Above: The beautiful bridal suite, New owners Mr and Mrs Gill run Leeds-based events and hospitality business Dine. It’s been nearly two decades since Sarah Beeny first sauntered onto our TV screens – all tousled hair, twinkly eyes and posh husky voice – advising us about how to do up and sell our homes or how we use them. ‘It’s still so rewarding, especially when I suggest something and initially people think I’m off my rocker, but they try it and love it. Dan and Helen run a catering and events business, Dine, and have been working at Rise Hall since 2010 when they helped Sarah & Graham set Rise up as a wedding business. Sarah Beeny at Rise Hall (Image: Channel 4). Sarah Beeny is a member of Richest Celebrities and TV Show Hosts. ‘He’s my best friend, that helps, and he makes me laugh. In November 2010 Sarah Beeny presented Beeny's Restoration Nightmare on Channel Four, showing her plans for the renovation of Rise Hall as a family home and wedding venue. You wouldn't have done it as a business, it's been an amazing project but I wouldn't recommend someone doing it if they were as a business plan particularly although it has worked out quite well for us. I’ve even been to the weddings of couples I’ve helped, which is lovely.’. It was never the intention to do it as a quick turnaround for a profit. ‘I try to be really strict and order them to pick up their clothes from the floor, but they pay no attention. Having been in the public eye for such a long time, Sarah understands women have a tougher time about their appearance than men. I talk to them like adults so they are quite adult in their ways. And for a while in the Noughties, it seemed like she was never off our screens as hit followed hit, from Property Ladder and Britain’s Best Homes to Sarah Beeny’s Selling Houses. You can unsubscribe at any time. Sarah Beeny returns to Rise Hall before starting a new life in the country PROPERTY EXPERT PAYS VISIT TO STATELY HOME IN NEW TV SERIES Hull Daily Mail - 2020-11-17 - NEWS - By SOPHIE KITCHING so[email protected]plc.com @sophiekitching – Sarah Beeny’s Renovate Don’t Relocate, is on Tuesdays at 10pm, on HGTV, When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. The renovation of the early 19th century mansion into a family home and wedding venue was documented in 2010 in Channel 4 series Beeny’s Restoration Nightmare – drawing in 1.8million viewers on average. We don’t like to get too carried away, but with the temperatures reaching double figures over the past few days we’re inclined to believe that spring has finally arrived – hallelujah! TV property guru Sarah Beeny’s own renovation project has finally gone from Restoration Nightmare to dream wedding venue. You can’t expect to go weak at the knees in the same way you once did. 'We certainly wouldn't have bought it if we thought it was a clever business plan. When I was younger, I was much better at going, 'Yes, take it up.'. On Sundays I always try to orchestrate a lie-in, there should be no alarm clocks.’. 'I suppose my job is to make nice adults you can fit into society. 'My mother-in-law moved to Somerset, and my brother – who I am very close to – also relocated. Above: The bridal suite's en-suite bathroom, Miss Beeny, the daughter of an architect, described selling Rise Hall as 'the end of an era' but said she 'knows it's in the right hands', 'It was in an area that everybody felt would mean it would have no future. Above: The lovingly-restored library at Rise Hall. Above: The staircase in the property, But despite the seven-figure sale, the entrepreneur denied that the couple had made a significant sum from the project. While Sarah has barely aged since then, the four babies we all witnessed growing in her tummy have now become strapping lads. Perfect pad for a James Bond villain! It also seemed like the buxom blonde was constantly pregnant…. It was an amazing journey we wanted to go on. Sarah Beeny and her family are moving away from London. The property guru – who also started an online dating website and estate agency - said doing up the East Yorkshire property would have cost someone without her expertise 'an awful lot more'. Above: Rise Hall's entrance hall, 'When you get older you become more risk-averse because life is comfortable as it is and why rock the boat? Trump loses Georgia yet again as his recount confirms Biden won and secretary of state says there's definitely no voting fraud, Republican congressman says he will officially challenge election results when Congress meets to confirm Electoral College votes in January in last-minute bid to overturn Joe Biden's victory, Pigs won't fly! Beeny fans may remember that, back in 2001, Sarah and Graham bought Grade II-listed stately home, Rise Hall in Yorkshire, a move that she now admits was ‘a little bit crazy’. It's not been a brilliant, we certainly haven't lost money from it. Renovate Don't Relocate property guru Sarah Beeny, 48, on country life with her boys, the ups and downs of married life and the fear of going on TV with bad hair - and why she didn't renovate, despite mantra, Get a daily dose of showbiz gossip straight to your inbox with our free email newsletter. Sarah Beeny, 47, has sold her 29-bedroom mansion in East Yorkshire for a cool £1.4 million. ‘I say to my husband it’s unfair because he can wake up, have a shower and walk out of the door, whereas I need to style my hair and put make-up on. Sarah Lucinda Beeny (born 9 January 1972)  is an English broadcaster and entrepreneur. The house was used as a convent school in the 20th century and fell into disrepair before being bought by Miss Beeny in 2001. When it comes to her parenting style, Sarah describes herself as a ‘really weak and indulgent mum’. ‘It’s a bit like therapy, people probably already have the answers, but want someone else to say it to them. With four kids you’d expect one to be miserable. Rise Hall is the subject of Sarah Beeny's Resoration Nightmare on Ch4. I'm really glad we did it because in life you only regret the things you don't do. ‘It was so fun to do. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. With such a solid marriage, Sarah was keen to help others to find love and was one of the original founders of the dating website MySingleFriend, which she began with just eight singletons. As they took a walk around, and touched on some of their memories at Rise Hall, the experience was … We are no longer accepting comments on this article. But despite the seven-figure sale, the entrepreneur denied that the couple had made a significant sum from the project. My oldest even says, “Mum you need to make a threat and see it through”. I was worried about my 15-year-old, he was such a London kid, then suddenly he’s in the middle of a farm in Somerset. When the star took on the house it had been empty for 10 years, was covered in black mould and was cut off from the village water supply. 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Here, twenty nine bedrooms are available (subject to a minimum of six rooms per booking) on a self catering basis, making Rise Hall the perfect setting for a group of friends or family members to … New owners Mr and Mrs Gill run Leeds-based events and hospitality business Dine. Those who watched Sarah Beeny’s Restoration Nightmare on Channel 4 often wondered why she and her husband, Graham, didn’t walk away from Rise Hall earlier. But Sarah doesn’t always practise what she preaches. Restoration Nightmare presenter Sarah Beeny has listed her incredible £3.5million mansion for sale. As a TV property guru Sarah Beeny (pictured with new owner Dan Gill) has advised many homeowners how to climb the property ladder. That's an amazing thing.'. 'You can look at 50 as though you’re nearly retiring, or you can see it as a time to start a new 20-year career, which is exciting. Our. Naturally isolated in the tranquil East Yorkshire countryside, yet just 15 miles from Hull centre, Rise Hall is your very own ‘stately home from home’. As always, 5 Star Wedding Directory was hot on Sarah's heels, to find out if her venture was worth it and what sort of a venue brides can expect if they want to marry at Rise Hall. Her full name is Sarah Lucinda Beeny and she was born in Berkshire on January 9 1972. Sarah is turning 49 years old in . Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. She said: 'As you get older you get comfortable in your own environment and you get stuck [in your ways]. 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