Self Build Home Patterdale

Location Ullswater, Lake District National Park

Type Self built house

This home designed for a self-builder is an interpretation of traditional barn form. The angled facade maximises the floor plan and creates a strong dynamic form. The house has garage and workshop on the ground floor and living accommodation on first floor, with views towards Place Fell.

Sustainability Strategy

PLACE +++ 

Contaminated site, former coal yard in Northern Lakes. Superb views towards Helvellyn range and Place Fell

HEALTH ++ 

Thermal comfort, natural daylight, bespoke house for family with living space on first floor for privacy

ENERGY ++

Thermal upgrade to existing fabric, SIPS timber frame for new extension, high performance windows/doors, gas boilers and radiators

WATER ++

Rainwater to ground for benefit of surrounding trees, aerated taps, low flush toilets

MATERIALS ++

Timber roof and cladding, on masonry structure , with steel, glass, natural stone cladding, timber high performance windows and doors, timber floor finishes

 

EQUITY ++

Local self builder and suppliers

 

DESIGN +++

Modern interpretation of traditional barn form, with external materials chosen to weather into landscape