Contemporary designed kitchen and living space extension to existing cottage. Renovation and redesign of layout in existing building.

The main aims of the design:

  • To create a spacious modern extension housing kitchen/diner and living space with high end products and finishes
  • To incorporate an Air Source Heat pump to heat extension underfloor heating and upgraded radiator system
  • To install new air source water cylinder for heating water
  • To enhance existing house room layout and front entrance
  • To install carefully selected luxurious materials and details to give the client a bespoke design that fitted into the surrounding landscape with a contemporary feel

Features:

  • Modern extension with kitchen and living area
  • Air Source Heat pump heating underfloor heating in extension and upgraded radiators in existing house
  • High vaulted ceilings in extension to emphasise living space
  • Large kitchen/diner and living space
  • Modern style wood burning stove
  • Bespoke kitchen including electric Range
  • Large velux windows, large aluminium glazed sliding doors and windows to create light and airy living space in extension
  • Link section between extension and house with large glazed window
  • Modern digital app control for heating systems and solar velux windows
  • Relocation of front door incorporating new oak framed porch
  • Renovation of existing cottage floors
  • New well pump to make use of onsite well to run external taps

Build:

  • Concrete foundations with block and beam floor base
  • Insulated timber framework off brick plinth
  • Ventilated Siberian Larch vertical cladding to extension with integral hidden aluminium guttering
  • Ventilated Siberian Larch Horizontal shiplap cladding to existing house
  • Painted mild Steel roofing to extension and link
  • Aluminium windows and doors to extension
  • Oak laminate flooring throughout extension and entrance hall/WC

Architect: Kirkham Shiedow Architects