Features: Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) combined with air source heat pump to maximise energy efficiency
Constraints: Change to existing planning on plot, protected woodland garden area
Award: Best Self Build or Renovation Project, Build It Awards 2016
Pleasantly surprised by affordability
Having followed the work of Carpenter Oak for several years, Anthony and Darren thought that an oak framed building would be out of their price range. On enquiring about prices they were amazed at what they could fulfill within their budget.
Large glazed panels offer exceptional woodland views.
On visiting Orchard House our modern oak framed home, Anthony and Darren were immediately drawn to the contemporary feel. Carpenter Oak were able to advise on the aspects they wanted to integrate into their own self build.Read more
We felt at home with Carpenter Oak – there was a huge amount of trust. We felt we related to them and trusted Carpenter Oak almost like we’d known them forever. It was a huge challenge for us. Carpenter Oak took the worry out of the really important stuff, there were areas where we just didn’t appreciate what was involved.