This unusual collection of five residential sites offers developers the chance to build-out a cleverly thought-through and sympathetically designed scheme which, once completed, should garner significant interest from both local buyers and those from further afield.
Altogether, the sites include 22 semi-detached dwellings, with just two being classified as Affordable Homes. It includes four bungalows and eighteen two-story homes, with a variety of sizes ranging from 51 square meters to 132 square meters. The entire scheme totals 2,440 square meters.
Three of the sites are found on Woolverstone Main Road (within a Conservation Area), positioned among a variety of substantial period homes and attractive red-brick cottages. The remaining sites (which incorporate the larger of the consented dwellings) are located on a quiet lane (Harkstead Lane) where they benefit from having just a handful of neighbours and superb rural views. All of the sites are found within a kilometre of each other.
Every property in the scheme has been allocated ample garden space and sixteen of the properties will have detached garages.
Style and Specification
The scheme was commissioned by our clients using renowned architectural designer, Roger Balmer, who was briefed to emulate the characteristics found in local farmworker’s cottages and listed buildings. At the same time the properties have been designed to meet up-to-date sustainability and energy efficiency standards.
The approved designs are all red-brick buildings with clay peg-tile roofs, with some featuring low eaves, traditionally pitched roofs and attractive brick detailing. Further specifications include powder coated aluminium windows, zinc roofing and capping, and galvanised steel guttering.
Sustainable credentials include electric car charging points, air source heat pumps and heat recovery systems.