Location: Durham, UK Status: Completed Scale: 5-bedroom house; 550sqm
A luxurious new five-bedroom home in a picturesque area in the north of England has been designed to combine the latest in energy-saving technologies with the best in contemporary conveniences and facilities expected form high-end homes today.
Four floors, including a sizeable basement, bestow the property with over 7,000sqft of luxury living space. The house comprises a central core with two stepped wings on either side, East and West. Feature rooms include a dressing room, home cinema, games room and Jacuzzi, all finished to the highest of standards. The building will be clad in natural Ashlar stone with the wings finished in a scat render to provide a clear distinction between the main house and its complimentary areas.
Designed to meet CfSH Level 4, this opulent residence will boast high-performance double glazing, natural ventilation, under-floor heating and photovoltaic solar slates that match the colour of the natural roof slate tiling.
Great care has been taken over the design of the landscaped garden, particularly to the rear of the property. Stepped terraces will include an attractive water feature, cascading down the stepped stone and lawn levels.