Self Build Surrey

On Time and Budget

During the pandemic, when working from home became the new normal, it quickly became clear to Zoe and Niall that with three young girls, the family were rapidly growing out of their traditional, top-heavy terrace. They started their search for a new home with a clear brief; a spacious, open, and airy property that would […]

Eco Friendly Build

Close to Home

With planning permission challenges, a steep site and a global pandemic to contend with John and Kate had to be especially perseverant to build their own home. But they were determined to construct their Scandia-Hus, having always wanted to do so. Deciding to finally commit to the self-build process, the couple were clear that they […]

Garden Water Feature

Hus and Garden

For Eric and Gai, the outside was as equally important as the inside when it came to building their own home. Having lived in their cottage for nearly 50 years the couple wanted to downsize to a more manageable property but were hesitant to move away from the incredible countryside views that their house afforded. […]

Neo Georgian Design

Neo Georgian Splendour

Down a quiet private lane, an impressive neo-Georgian home stands. The ideal location to raise a young family, the setting is not only close to countryside walks but is also within a short distance of local amenities. Will, his wife and two children now happily inhabit this new Scandia home in a village on the […]

Timber Frame Annex

Meadow House

It was fortunate timing that when Jim and Lesley were thinking of downsizing, their daughter and her family were looking to move back to the area. The obvious solution for the couple was to build an annexe for themselves on their existing property to make room for the younger generation in the original home. Staying […]

Energy Saving Scandia

Energy Saving Scandia

After a two-year search for land, it was fortunate for Jeannette and her family when a plot with planning permission became available in their ideal location. Nestled down a country lane in the Surrey village of Felbridge, the property has a scenic outlook yet is within close proximity to a bustling town. Along with good […]

Sussex Self Build

Sussex-Style Scandia

A plot of land down a private lane surrounded by ancient woodland is more than most self-builders could wish for. Fortunately for Amber, this ideal property was presented to her by her father when he was looking to sell a parcel of his garden. Delighted by the prospect of moving back to the area she […]

Bespoke Timber Frame Home

Nordic House

Fortunately for Marita and her husband Christopher when they decided that the time was right to downsize, the farm in which they had resided for forty years had plenty of space to accommodate them. Their family home had been a barn they’d converted in the 1980s, but with the couple’s needs changing they required somewhere […]

Timber Frame New Build

One Plot, Two Properties

When it became clear that their current house was suffering from subsidence issues, Paul and Betty Gilbody decided the best course of action would be to demolish the existing property and build something new in its place. The dated chalet bungalow had an odd layout where it had been extended many times throughout the years, […]

Timber Frame Package Home

A Dream Come True – Building in a National Park

On a quiet country lane just outside a rural West Sussex village, a Scandia-Hus home can be seen through the trees sitting amongst the rolling South Down hills. A more idyllic site would be difficult to find. Jo, Sarah and their two children had been living in the area for eleven years, in a beautiful […]