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Spring Cottage, Kelfield


Project Details

£100,000 to £249,999

Alteration to existing property


Carve Architecture

Carve Architecture , 14 Clifford Street , YORK , YO1 9RD

The property was a much amended 2 storey end terrace cottage. The brief was to completely remodel and modernise the property, with the focus on an open plan Kitchen/ Dining for the family. The design solution was to replace the existing poor quality conservatory with single and two storey extension elements which delivered the new open plan space to the ground floor and an additional double bedroom to the first floor. The form of the building becomes a series of interlocking roof forms with protruding edge profiles. The materials are kept as existing, with red clay pantiles roofs, and a new light coloured render finish. The proposals re-orientate the house towards the generous garden spaces. The internal space is flooded with light from large flat rooflights, and the central feature exposed steel column becomes a fixed point that the activities of this busy family space rotate around