A new build dwelling nestled harmoniously within the contours of a sloping site within the centre of a historic market town.
A fantastic new traditional styled dwelling built on an empty plot in the heart of Uppingham. Situated at the base of Beast Hill the dwelling is designed to embrace the inherent beauty of the landscape and seamlessly link its surroundings – open fields to the south, the historic town centre to the north. Its close proximity to the church and citing with the local conservation area meant special attention was required during the design stages.
The design takes full advantage of the sites topography to inform the site layout, creating a multi-levelled site that seamlessly integrates with the land. A strong connection between interior and exterior environments was fostered throughout the design stages. The exterior façade displays a traditional mixture of locally sourced, carefully selected stone, expertly crafted to create a sense of solidity, permanence and visual interest, in keeping with its surroundings. The interior spaces exude a sense of warmth and serenity, achieved through the thoughtful combination of materials, textures and carefully considered details. The clients took time and care to ensure the interior design focused on simplicity and elegance whilst enjoying a comfortable and functional living experience.
A dwelling that seamlessly integrates with its historic and picturesque surroundings.
Working closely with the Conservation Officer and Planners at the Local Authority resulted in a scheme which was both sensitive and respectful, whilst also ensuring the Clients brief was met. The house’s elegant blend of materials, thoughtful spatial organisation and strong links between interior and exterior resulting in a home that will stand the test of time for many years to come.