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Self Build Bungalow Design

Show Home Build: Finished and Furnished

Our newest show home has been finished and furnished for some months now, with visitors expressing delight at the high-quality design details throughout.  The 3-bedroom chalet bungalow has a traditional style front exterior, with character bricks sourced from Vandersanden cladding the timber frame and cream cottage-look windows from The Residence Collection adding charm. In contrast, […]

U Shaped Kitchen

Show Home Build: 20 – Kitchen Installation

Our contemporary kitchen has now been installed in the new Mulberry show home. The sleek handleless cabinets are coloured with natural tones; ‘Opaco pebble’ for the wall units and ‘Cemento bronze’ for the tall and base units. This contrasts nicely with the hardwearing quartz worktop that reflects light around the room. The u-shaped configuration features […]

Bathroom Furniture

Show Home Build: 19 – Bathrooms and Tiles

We obtained our bathroom and ensuite fixtures through local supplier Perfect Bathroom Solutions. After discussing our requirements, we received advice and design options, enabling our team to select the style of products that would suit the overall look of the new show home. The elegant and contemporary feel of the rooms has been achieved through […]

Garden Planning

Show Home Build: 17 – External Works: Cladding and Landscaping

The brickwork finishing the exterior of our show home is complemented by timber style cladding. The grey-toned boarding adds interest to the façade on the front and side elevation. The wood-look cladding has been supplied by Millboard, leading composite board manufacturers, from their ‘Envello Shadowline’ range in Smoked Oak. The company is family-run and has […]

Mist Coat

Show Home Build: 15 – Plasterboard

With the first fix phase finished, the interior walls and ceilings of our chalet bungalow were fitted with plasterboard. The planned purpose of a room determines the type of plasterboard required in the space. In areas where the air will become humid, such as bathrooms and kitchens, a moisture-resistant board containing water-repellent additives are necessary. […]

Sliding Pocket Door

Show Home Build: 14 – Carpentry First Fix

Pocket doors are ideal when design flexibility and/or space-saving are important. The practical system is an efficient alternative to conventional swing doors, making the most of the space in a room. Instead of hinges, these doors operate on a sliding track, conveniently disappearing into a compartment in the wall cavity. Unobtrusive in a room, it […]