OPEN PLAN FAMILY LIVING
A beautiful Grade II listed Barn Conversion.
The existing main house was a former Inn dating back to the 1800’s. Attached to the rear of the property was a redundant barn, built from a mixture of Wychert and stone. Parts of the barn dated back as far as the 1600’s.
Although in a state of disrepair, the barn maintained much of its original features. The striking original oak framed trusses in the roof space provided a spectacular feature.
It was important to the client that the new design although contemporary, incorporated much of the original features.
In line with the clients’ brief, the vaulted space was transformed into a cutting edge modern, living environment. Consisting of a spacious open plan kitchen and living area, taking in the beautiful sun filled south facing garden.
To comply with planning regulations, it was vital that the old and new parts of the build were distinguishable. Good conservation architecture means you should be able to clearly tell the age of a building and any additions simply by looking at it.