This 1920’s detached villa, while well proportioned and with large windows and high ceilings, needed some updates and additions to bring it up to date, with modern day family living requirements.
Studio Arkell were tasked with a significant design wish-list from our clients who requested:
- a large family kitchen with direct access to open plan living, dining space and the rear garden
- a generous utility room to reorientate the side positioned front door to a front and central position with plentiful cloakroom storage
- a large master suite and further en-suite bathrooms to two of the bedrooms
Studio Arkell gained planning permission for the addition of a rear single storey extension, plus an additional extension over the garage to the side. These extensions, along with internal reconfigurations, the final design iteration ticked all the requirements on the client’s wish-list.
Open plan kitchen, living room and dining room with full width bi-fold doors to the as yet unfinished garden.
View to the garden from open plan kitchen across the generous island with sink and oak worktops.
Decorative brick detailing.
New front door & porch construction.
Whilst the property is currently mid-way through its significant transformation, these pictures show just what you can achieve when designing hand in hand at Studio Arkell, and how it is to live at home with work in progress.
Shaker kitchen with range style cooker.
New modern downstairs shower room.
Dining room cabinetry and storage in grey blue traditional shaker style.
This project has made huge changes already, but behind the scenes, there is still much to do.
Work in progress to the stairwell.
Plastering and Electrics still to complete.
Midway through a project can be a tough time – its important not to lose sight of how far you have come, rather than just focus on what is still on the ‘to do list’!
Generous utility room with plentiful storage.
If you are thinking of making some changes at home, Studio Arkell offer a complimentary initial design consultation – just contact us HERE for more information.