Lower Cottage Farm – Shortlisted!

Lower Cottage Farm – Shortlisted!

We are delighted to announce that Lower Cottage Farm has been shortlisted in the 2016 Build It Awards!

This stunning home (featured in this months Homebuilding & Renovating magazine) is built on an isolated hillside location in Lancashire. The old farm cottage was replaced by a modern, state-of-the-art family home, designed to resemble a farmhouse and barn conversions.

Three distinct structures were created – a smaller, rendered house block, a larger barn clad in Lakeland slate and, connecting the two, a stunning frameless glazed structure. Each section is unique yet they blend effortlessly together.

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Local Architect, Peter Bamber, designed an energy efficient home which reflected the previous stone clad buildings and open barns, and used traditional and local materials to blend with the landscape.

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The solid construction of BecoWallform ensures high levels of thermal insulation and a more even temperature throughout the house.

The combination of a ground source heat pump and recovery heating system add to the long term sustainability of the home.

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Natural materials continue internally where slate wall tiling was selected for the double height glazed entrance, and walnut treads for the staircase in the barn wing.

A large, open plan kitchen/dining/living room on the ground floor of the barn provides a sociable family area.

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Peter Bamber has successfully created an outstanding design which all the family are thrilled with, and one that is both visually impressive yet ‘homely’.

Architect: Peter Bamber, PGB Architectural Services Ltd

Contractor: Merridews

Build It Awards Shortlist 2016

Lower Cottage Farm – Shortlisted! was last modified: October 28th, 2016 by Beco

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