Beeny has described her family in this period as "...crafty-entrepreneurial but more craft than entrepreneurial." she was educated as a weekly boarder at the all-girls Luckley-Oakfield School in Wokingham.
"The best way of meeting people is through other people, but if you haven't met someone in real life you can meet someone through other people on a website," she said.
The online dating site allows people's friends to write them a profile and recommend people they think would be a good match for them.
In November 2010, she presented Beeny's Restoration Nightmare on Channel Four, In August 2011, Beeny began presenting a new series for BBC One titled Village SOS.
In this series the programme follows a group of passionate villagers who want to restore their village to its former glory.
Sarah Beeny, 42, is married to artist and business partner Graham Swift and they have four sons, but the couple, who have been together for over 20 years, have never once muttered the words 'I love you' to each other."I've never told my husband I loved him because he'd just tease me and he said them to me either," says Sarah.