Private Dwelling, Kintbury

BRIEF

Woodfield Brady Architects were asked to review the potential to either extend or rebuild on the site of an existing 1980’s bungalow, to provide a generous 4 bedroom family dwelling with associated home office.

CHALLENGES

The challenge at this property was to provide principal living spaces off a terrace facing toward the entrance to the site. By locating the kitchen in a single storey wing at right angles to the main property, it ensures that it faces the afternoon sun whilst embracing the terrace for entertaining.

SOLUTION

Careful planning ensured the property - built off the existing piled foundations (being the only part of the original property of any real value) - would qualify for VAT zero-raintg as a new dwelling, delivering 20% more value to the project.

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