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Verdant Sanctuary


Project Details

£100,000 to £249,999

Alteration to existing property, Within a Conservation Area


Julie Richards Architecture & Design Limited

Bath House , Bath Lane , Westhorpe , Southwell , Nottinghamshire , NG25 0NS , United Kingdom

The aim of this project was to create a rural idyll for an urban commuter to return to during the week and also to welcome his sons at the weekend. Therefore the occupancy of the house varied greatly and care was needed to ensure that the scale and sequence of the spaces were proportionate to the occupants and their usage; providing a sense of solace and not an overwhelming void. This was achieved by creating a discrete suite of rooms on both floors (with separate entrance) which contained all necessary functions for the single user, the additional rooms to then be revealed as required.