Ashdown House

  • New Builds
  • Interiors

Property - 8 Bedroom Detached

Type of Property - Residence

Area - 7,250 sqFT

Contract Value - 1.5m

Client -

Contractor - LS Builders

Date - 2019

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The new dwelling replaces a tired 1970’s detached property within a large plot on a private road. The house retains a classical composition to the front using stone cladding and crittal style glazing but with a more contemporary feel to the rear, with the use of large two storey glazing elements with render finished walls.

To make the most of the setting the house is deliberately asymmetric at the rear to create site lines cross the extensive outdoor living and garden space. This features semi covered dining and outdoor kitchen as well as a hot tub and lounge area. The frontage receives much of the light throughout the day and so the house is set back in the plot creating quality front gardens. French doors and Juliette balconies were introduced to allow the façade to open onto these spaces.

Internally the house features a grand entrance hall and entertaining space which is flooded with light from roof glazing above a triple height void in the heart of the plan. The through fireplace in the centre of the house allows for views through to the rear gardens upon entrance. Formal reception rooms are located at the front with the main family rooms and social kitchen to the rear. The family living and dining spaces feature double height accommodation with a first-floor mezzanine library overlooking the space below. Linking to these rooms is a home theatre and games room including a sunken seating area and media hub. The upper floors contain the master bedroom suite with a further number of secondary bedroom suites and gym all served by a feature stair and the triple height void circulation.

Our interior design enhances these spaces through the use of bold rich colours and a play on textures throughout. Statement joinery has been designed to key spaces and a layered lighting design, creating different settings and moods, enriches the experience of the rooms.

Concept Eight have undertaken a full turnkey on this scheme inc undertaking the initial feasibility, obtaining the planning, securing the contractors and key sub trades, undertaking the full interiors as well as administrating the contract through to completion.

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