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Steffie’s House at the Yard

Steffie's Hand Carved Stairs Full View The Yard Bright Green Futures Case Study

Case Study Details

Address: 232, Mina Rd, The Yard, St.Werburghs

Description: 4 bedrooms, 1 study, mezzanine play area, 2 bathrooms, 1 cloakroom. Open plan living room with super high ceilings and huge windows, 2 green oak balconies, timber frame with timber clad and lime render, good insulation and draft proofing, carpentry artwork, mural, wood stove, solar PV panels, wood-fuelled sauna and hot tub in private garden, communal garden and recycling shed.

Involvement: self-managed, 1st fix electrics, lime wash and painting, build almost completely by friends and apprentices.

Internal floor space: £140m² approx.

Timing: Plot purchased in April 2001, build started in May 2002, moved in Sept. 2003.

Total Costs: (plot, construction and services): £130k.

Valuation: Value immediately post construction: £260k. Value now: £550k.

Steffie's Living Space View From Staircase The Yard Bright Green Futures Case Study
Steffie's House Arial View The Yard Bright Green Futures Case Study
Steffie's Plot Being Built The Yard Bright Green Futures Case Study
Steffie Broer, Bright Green Futures