Client: Andy and Sue Perrin
Location: Devon, England
Architect: BBH Architects
Design Features: Vaulted atrium of diagonal arches
Awards: Regional Winner in the 'LABC Building Excellence Awards 2021', in their category 'Best conversion to create a single new home'
Derelict for over 40 years, an abandoned 230 year old Devon stone barn was just what Andy and Sue Perrin were looking for. They viewed various properties across Devon and Cornwall but Willowplatt offered the best potential with its huge windows. They were convinced it would convert well into a holiday rental property.
Having lived in an 18th century property with huge oak beams, they felt Willowplatt would benefit most by having an oak frame inserted into its stone walls. The couple set about finding the right company to partner with them on the project, which is where Carpenter Oak came in.Read more