Grand Designs Scots homes that turned into nightmare builds plagued with issues
Channel 4’s Grand Designs has featured some major success stories with dreams homes, but sometimes owners face a living nightmare instead.
Yesterday, the unlucky star of the ‘saddest episode ever’ revealed he is still building his luxury lighthouse-inspired home 10 years later despite never getting to live in it.
Edward Short, 52, says he will have to immediately sell the Chesil Cliff House in Devon as it has plunged him into millions of pounds of debt, with the disastrous project’s cost spiralling to £6million.
The dad-of-two, who has split from wife Hazel since the episode aired in 2019, admitted: “It was my overconfidence and arrogance that got me here in the first place so I’m doing what I need to do.”
Grand Designs has visited…