House for a Planner

New home in the grounds of a Grade 2 Listed house

Status Pre-Planning

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We have developed initial designs for a new house in the grounds of several Grade 2 listed buildings in a Worcestershire village.

The Clients, a planner and a keen gardener, have asked for the garden to be integral to the design so the house has been orientated to maximise gardening space to the south and to allow views of the different garden spaces from inside.

The design responds to the sloping site by placing a 2 storey barn lower down the slope to avoid expensive excavations. A single storey guest bedroom wing then sits on top of the slope. A gabion wall cuts across the site, funnelling visitors to the front door and providing a dramatic terraced rock garden.