Full refurbishment + side + rear extensions
CONTRACT SUM : £150,736.88 + vat
The existing house dated back to the 1950's and was inadequate in many ways e.g. a bathroom on the ground floor plus insufficient space for working from home.
It was decided to completely gut the house and build on two extensions, together with a loft conversion. The eventual scheme provided one further bedroom, two bathrooms and a large single storey room to the rear.
The existing house was unprepossessing and an attempt was made to give it some character by inserting a porthole window to the front, Velux roof windows to the rear, as well as Velux rooflights to the loft conversion. A new central heating system was installed with unvented boiler sited on the second floor. All habitable areas were wired for digital networking including a link to the garden office.
The client wanted the room in the roof to opened up as much as possible and this meant the fire lobby was moved to the first floor. All dead space was capitalised as storage space. A layering of space was achieved on the ground floor when looking from the lounge or new study respectively created by opening up the flank walls. A small hand built kitchen was provided, with finishes kept as simple as possible e.g. granite worktops with Fermacell faced units painted white.