Modern Barn-Style Home with ICF House Plans

Articles by Build It magazine
by Build It
28th January 2018

Despite being self-build newbies, Diana and Colin McCabe’s meticulous approach to the home building process allowed their new venture to be a great success.

Thorough planning, careful budgeting and enormous attention to detail helped them create a modern, farm-inspired home, built using energy-efficient ICF.

Fact file: 5-bed contemporary barn self-build
  • NamesColin & Diana McCabe
  • LocationCanterbury, Kent
  • Type of build Self-build
  • Construction method Insulating concrete formwork (ICF)
  • House size330m²
  • Project cost£560,000
  • Current value £1,250,000

Inside, a mezzanine level overlooks the open-plan living, kitchen and dining area. A corridor leads from this zone through to a utility, office and four ensuite bedrooms.

Upstairs is a snug-cum-office and master bedroom, complete with another bathroom and separate dressing space.

Ground floor:

Ground floor house plans with garage

First floor:

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