House Plans: Energy-Efficient Home on a Sloping Plot

by Sophie Vening
15th August 2018

First time self builders Mandy and Tony Slater jumped at the chance to create a bespoke property when the sloping plot opposite their family home came up for sale.

While they encountered a few hurdles along the way, the couple are thrilled with the high-quality finish of their project.

The layout features a lower-ground-floor master suite, a middle storey to host the open-plan kitchen, dining and living area and a top level to accommodate guest bedrooms for when their adult daughters come to stay.

Fact file: 3-bed luxury home
  • NamesTony & Mandy Slater
  • Type of projectSelf build
  • Construction methodTimber frame with a block & render skin
  • House size200m²
  • Project cost£348,835
  • Project cost per m2£1,744

Separate outdoor spaces on each floor were also incorporated into the new property’s design in order to make maximum use of the plot’s south-facing aspect.

A modern cantilevered staircase (made to Tony’s design) is not just functional, but also a beautiful focal point that bounces light throughout the home, thanks to its glass balustrade and huge rooflight positioned at the top of the house.

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Lower ground floor:Energy-Efficient Luxury Home on a Sloping Plot Upper ground floor:

Energy-Efficient Luxury Home on a Sloping Plot

First floor:

Energy-Efficient Luxury Home on a Sloping Plot

Self build house plans re-created using Build It 3D Home Design Software

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