Dermot visits a variety of residences to learn how their owners have changed their environments to suit their needs.
“What do you do when you want to build a family home in a sought-after location you can’t afford?” he asks at the outset.
Last year, the friend owning the middle house in this reconfigured old mews “outgrew” the property so the other two couples bought it and between them split it, so now there are two houses there.
“It’s just a really seductive garden.”
Deirdre, her husband and daughter live together in the house while next door is a family of five and their dog.
- Dermot Bannon’s Super Small Spaces airs on June 6 and June 13 at 9.30pm on RTÉ One