Case Study Details
Address: 123, Lower Cheltenham Place, The Courtyard
Description: 5 bedrooms, office room, 2 bathrooms, open plan living room with high ceiling and large windows. Timber frame, super insulation, mechanical ventilation with heat recovery, render and timber cladding, underfloor heating on ground floor, high end finish, hand build kitchen, solar PV panels and solar hot water panels, large excavation for groundworks, hand build balcony and bridge to garden by local metal artist, solid timber floors in open plan living space.
Community Features: Community room, communal garden, shared recycling and bin shed, shared bicycle parking.
Internal floor space: 150m² approx.
Timing: Plot purchased in 2011, construction started in June 2012, moved in Feb 2014.
Total Costs: (plot, construction and services): £320k
Valuation: Value immediately post construction: £500k. Value now: £650k.