Laura Hamilton took to Instagram on Monday to proudly show off her new home following her split from husband Alex Goward.
The A Place in the Sun presenter, 39, could be seen smiling as she stood outside the double fronted red brick property in Surrey.
Giving her followers an insight into her plans for the house, Laura wrote: ‘The scaffolding is up and the renovation begins…
Moving day: Laura Hamilton, 39, took to Instagram on Monday to proudly show off her new Surrey home following her split from husband Alex Goward
‘It’s no secret I love renovating properties. I love turning something run down in to something special…
‘Yesterday my planning application was validated, and whilst I now have a couple of months before I can (hopefully) start the major work, in the meantime I’m making a start on repairing the roof and repointing the brickwork!’
On her Instagram Stories, the broadcaster shared a snap of the view out the front of the property, captioning the image: ‘Beautiful sash windows that need some (love).’
Moving on: Earlier this month, Laura revealed her nine-year marriage to Alex was over, taking to Instagram to announce her news (pictured 2021)
Meanwhile, she posted a picture of a glass table with a homely arrangement of a bunch of flowers, a candle and a lamp on it, writing: ‘I have BIG plans for my new home, but in the meantime it’s cozy with lots of lamps, candles and flowers.’
Earlier this month, Laura revealed her nine-year marriage was over, taking to Instagram to post a picture of a framed message which read: ‘Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.’
Alongside it, she wrote: ‘This isn’t something I ever thought I’d be saying but, after 13 years of being together Alex and I have separated.
House tour: On her Instagram Stories, the broadcaster shared a snap of the view out the front of the property, captioning the image: ‘Beautiful sash windows that need some (love)
Comforting: Laura posted a picture of a glass table with a homely arrangement of a bunch of flowers, a candle and a lamp on it
‘Our children are and always will be our number one priority and we would respect privacy for our family at this time.’
The message was posted weeks after herself and Alex enjoyed a trip to Lapland with their son Rocco, eight, and daughter Tahlia, six.
Laura documented the trip on her Instagram Stories, and posted pictures of her children experiencing The Northern Lights.
Tough times: Revealing she’d split from Alex, Laure posted a picture of a framed message on Instagram which read: ‘Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened’
And the day after the split was confirmed, Laura revealed she was leaving their family home which the pair had shared for nine years.
Sharing pictures of how she had transformed the property with Alex, she said: ‘Today we close the door and say goodbye to a home that we have loved and enjoyed for the last 9 years – the longest I have lived anywhere in my entire adult life!
‘It was a home that we transformed (as you can see in the photos), but MORE importantly it was a home where we created some incredible memories that we will cherish forever…
Family: Laura married insurance broker Alex in 2012 three years after they started dating and they share two children, eight-year-old Rocco and a daughter Tahlia, six
‘Change can be scary but you know what is scarier? Allowing fear to stop you from growing, evolving and progressing.
‘When it feels scary to jump that’s exactly when you jump, otherwise you just end up staying in the same place your whole life, and that I can’t do.’
Laura and Alex, who wed in a romantic Surrey setting, are also business partners, owning the Lord Roberts on The Green café in Purley, Surrey, together.
Safety: A friend close to the A Place In The Sun star recently told MailOnline Laura had been advised to delete pictures of Alex for ‘security and safety’ reasons