Although her friends went to university, Beeny did not and was encouraged to study drama by her English teacher, taking a leading role in Brecht's Caucasian Chalk Circle.
Assuming she would be self-employed for the rest of her life, at weekends, she would study the property market, which gave her a good grounding in the market.
The TV show charted the painful but extremely rewarding journey as Sarah and her family turned a total wreck into a unique and beautiful wedding and events venue.
Sarah spent much of her time in 2014 revolutionising the way in which we sell our homes, launching her online estate agency,
She has already succeeded in saving customers millions of pounds in fees and is set to change the way we sell our homes, forever.
Taking the advice of her stepmother and never turning down an opportunity, the successful format Property Ladder has led to various spin-off series, including Streets Ahead, Britain's Best Homes and Property Snakes and Ladders.
In 2006, Sarah presented another Channel 4 programme One Year to Pay Off Your Mortgage.