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.