', Miss Beeny and her husband Graham Swift spent several years painstakingly restoring the 97-room historic house. I'm really glad we did it because in life you only regret the things you don't do. "They're thriving," said Sarah. I want to be able to focus on less. Sarah Beeny has sold her 97-room Grade II listed mansion for £1.4million - making her £1m in profit. That's an amazing thing.". In addition, the couple were in talks about a show about the Somerset farm, while Sarah's latest series Renovate, Don't Relocate airs this month on UKTV. 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. She said: 'We understood what we were doing. Watch unlimited royal shows with a free trial of True Royalty TV, Everything you need to know about Invisalign aligners, Here's our favourite Lindex baby and kids clothing that we're adding to basket. Perfect pad for a James Bond villain! Beeny, 47, is about to put her house in Streatham, south London, on the market so she and her family can up sticks to the farm they’ve bought in Somerset. 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? She said: 'I don't regret [buying] it in any way. The presenter, 47, bought the Grade II listed property Rise Hall in Yorkshire for £440,000 in 2001 and has just sold for £1.4million - making her a £1million profit minus renovation costs. Above: The bridal suite bedroom, 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. 'We certainly wouldn't have bought it if we thought it was a clever business plan. That's an amazing thing.'. She said: “I always said I would never sell this house – it represents my sons’ childhood and we all have such magical memories here. Miss Beeny, who became famous thanks to the Channel 4 show Property Ladder, added: 'I think it's fair. Opening the doors to her seven-bedroom home, in which she lives with husband Graham Swift and their four sons, Sarah told the magazine: "I always said I would never sell this house – it represents my sons' childhood and we all have such magical memories here. "They drive our Land Rover Discovery around the fields. It was a home and a passion project.'. We've taken on a sheep farm where we are building a house and it's really daunting now at 47 than it was buying Rise Hall at 27. ONLINE ESTATE AGENT. "But it feels like a new exciting chapter is beginning.". Children grow up too quickly in London. Sara and her husband Graham Swift have now sold their mansion, which is set on 30 acres of land, to a catering company that plans to continue hosting weddings. 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. The family are now living on a 220-acre sheep farm in Somerset, where they intend to build a seven-bedroom farmhouse. 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. The TV property guru, 47, bought the palatial pad in Rise, Yorkshire, for £440,000 in 2001. 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'. "It was a disaster zone and it’s now a very successful business. The house was used as a convent school in the 20th century and fell into disrepair before being bought by Miss Beeny in 2001. "But when it's standing in 200 years-time it will be because of Graham and I and our 18 years at Rise Hall. 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 did three building projects in all – a kitchen, bedrooms and then we dug out an enormous basement with a games room and two guest en-suite bedrooms." Rise Hall was bought on 12 April by Dan and Helen Gill, who own catering company Dine, land registry documents show. We just want them to be children as long as they can. "I was 47 in January and as you approach 50, you either shut up shop and sit around or you move on to your next challenge," said Sarah. It became the star of Beeny's Restoration Nightmare from 2010 until 2013 as she turned the crumbling home into a posh wedding venue. 's newsletter, you acknowledge that you have read and accepted hellomagazine.com's privacy policy, the cookies policy, and the website terms of use, and that you consent to hellomagazine.com using your data according to the established laws. Graham's always wanted to move out of London and we've always harboured dreams of giving the boys that Swallows and Amazons childhood idyll. 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Opening the doors to her seven-bedroom home, in which she lives with husband Graham Swift and their four sons, Sarah told the magazine: "I always said I would never sell this house – it represents my sons' childhood and we all have such magical memories here. They won’t have a problem when it comes to passing their driving test. See the exclusive pictures. She said: 'As you get older you get comfortable in your own environment and you get stuck [in your ways]. As a TV property guru Sarah Beeny has advised many homeowners how to climb the property ladder. Sarah Beeny's 97-room mansion, which she bought for £440,000 and had a 'nightmare' restoring, sells for a cool £1.4million. The turning point came last year, when Sarah started to question whether her boys were getting the right education for their needs. "I'm married to an artist and I am not an academic myself, so genetically my children are more likely to be creative. 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If you wish to change your mind and would like to stop receiving communications from hellomagazine.com, you can revoke your consent by clicking on "unsubscribe" in the footer of the newsletter. "My brother and his family moved to Somerset five years ago and now we can have our dad to stay for extended periods between us. 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. I'm really glad we did it because in life you only regret the things you don't do. Exclusive: Jade Parfitt marries Jack Dyson in star-studded country wedding, Billy, now 14, was then joined by younger brothers Charlie, 13, Raffy, ten, and nine-year-old Laurie. But it's the right time. "We didn't move rather than build a new extension, we've moved because we wanted a whole new way of life. She added: "When you get older you become more risk-averse because life is comfortable as it is and why rock the boat? It is recorded in the Domesday Book and the estate was once owned by Richard III. She isn’t exactly practising what she preaches, we suggest…, "The new show is all about making the most of the available space," she said. "One of my problems is I say yes to everything, so we've ended up having too many business interests and properties and there has been too much going on. "I've chosen the latter." But Sarah admits she is nervous about their new adventure. Plus Graham’s mum lives nearby. alerts and find out about everything before anyone else. Above: The lovingly-restored library at Rise Hall. But despite the seven-figure sale, the entrepreneur denied that the couple had made a significant sum from the project. 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