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.
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.