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Best plan to increase value?

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  • Best plan to increase value?

    Hi there, Newbie here and would love some advice. Ive just bought my first flat (!), its a raised ground floor Victorian Conversion, current layout is large bedroom at front of property, small kitchen at rear on the left and very smalll bathroom at rear on the right.
    A big bonus is the right hand side of the 60ft garden also belongs to the flat, there is no direct access though so you have to go out the front door down the stairs and down the side passage which is a bit of a hassle.

    i have 2 improvement plans in mind and id love to get an idea which would add the most value.
    1. Put in a back door which can only be in the bathtroom, this involves changing the layout of the bathroom as the external pipes would need to be moved round to the side of the building, would also require external stairs and leaseholder permission.

    2. Plan 2 is to swap the kitchen with the current bedroom, as it is currently its technically a studio as the bedroom is large and would serve as a living/sleeping area with separate kitchen. So im thinking move the bedroom to be smaller and at the rear, and then have a kitchen/living room at the front of the property in the hope to have it firmly classed as a 1 bed flat. This obviisly requires moving plumbing and gas and electrics.

    any thoughts which would add more value to the flat? Making it a clear 1 bed flat or connecting it to the garden?