Design & Build, Private House


Start Date:  October 2012            

Completion Date:  June 2013

Project Status:  Completed

Building Size:  GF 110m2, FF 90m2 & SF 40 m2

Project Situation:  This architect designed house is sited on a former orchard near Needham Market.

Project Brief:  The brief was to design a modern, high performance, family home with an open plan ‘feel’ on the ground floor.

Project Solution:  An 11m x 4.5m family room/dining area/kitchen was created with a large entrance hall, good sized lounge, study, cloakroom, utility and single garage on the ground floor.

On the first floor is the master bedroom with ensuite and dressing room with two further bedrooms sharing a bathroom.

On the second floor ‘attic’ rooms are for storage/spare bedroom include a shower room and have Velux roof windows.

Points of Interest:  The house is heated by an air source heat pump, has a heat recovery system and uses rainwater from a harvesting tank under the rear lawn. The lounge and master bedroom have vaulted ceilings and are lit by LED downlights.