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My Bespoke Room

Wow! What a beautiful renovation, it is so light and spacious! We really love the juxtaposition between the old building and the new extension that you can see in the first photo.

   
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Granit Architects

The original house was a 2 up 2 down cottage, it has grown and been altered over time but the name, 'Yew Tree Cottage' has not.

The glass to the rear is mostly north facing, it almost never gets
direct sun, so shading and the mitigation of solar gain (over heating)
were not required.

The old part of the house has a sitting room with an open fire and a
work space, an entrance hall which was formally the dining room, and the
front study/library which opens onto a private courtyard garden. Our
clients use all areas of the ground floor, depending on the activity,
the season or time of day. They enjoy the contrast between old and new
and the different emotions this induces.

The original stair ran up from the in front of the front door - it
has been retained and boxed in, which was one of the conditions of the
listed building consent.

The main contractor was Luke and Luke consruction. They also did all
of the bespoke joinery, including the stunning new staircase.

The stuctural glazing was installed by Cantifix.

The overall cost of the works equates to £3250 per sqm - certainly
more than your average investment in a project, but we believe well
worth it.

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Anna

Thanks @granit architects - really helpful info. An amazing transformation.

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