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- Steve & Tish, Haslemere, Surrey


1960s House

Remodelling & Extension, Haslemere, Surrey


The brief, to completely refurbish the property, create an open-plan kitchen & dining room and a new master bedroom suite. The new design should also have a new architectural identity.

Whilst the property benefits from a beautiful south westerly aspect, the existing internal layout turned its back on the garden, with rigidly defined interior spaces. The existing approach and entrance to the house were also dominated by car parking with an existing car-port providing out-dated facilities.

Our design relocated the centre of the home to maximise the garden aspect and views. The existing carport was converted into a new, dual-aspect entrance hall and multifunctional space which benefits from full height glazing and permits partial views onto a new courtyard garden. All necessary services and utilities were grouped in a central service pod. This allowed for the entire ground floor layout to be opened up into a series of fluid spaces, reorientated towards the garden and benefiting from direct access onto a large terrace.

The new extension has been positioned to redefine the approach to the property. It houses the open plan kitchen and dining area and the new master bedroom suite with a cantilevering Juliette balcony and near-double height glazing for optimal views. The new-build elements are slate clad, delivering a monolithic building volume in contrast with the new insulated render finish for the existing house.

architect                  ArchitectureLIVE
engineer                  Dixon Hurst Kemp
contractor               Eight Building

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