The Cornish Bank
When the old Cornish Bank premises at St Columb Major became redundant in May 2017 it looked set to sit idle like so many similar premises. That was until Richard Balding and his wife Sarah came along with a vision for something special! What followed was an extensive restoration project ultimately transforming the disused commercial […]
Catchpole and Rye were asked to provide antique canopy baths and other bath ware and sanitary ware items to Balfour Castle located on the Orkney Islands. The end result was a series of stunning rooms with a period look and feel, in-keeping with the castle’s historic heritage.
Turkish Ottoman Villa
Built in 1880 for a wealthy Maronite Christian Merchant, this splendid Turkish Ottoman building was the former Italian Embassy. The ambassador added Italian influences, transforming the building into a small Palazzo. The client, who studied history of art and has a passion for restoring historical buildings, first came to Catchpole and Rye, inspired by our […]