Remodelling & refurbishment of a detached 1960s house in Lymington, Hampshire 

Extensive remodelling and renovation of a 1960s house in the Lower Buckland area of Lymington. The house was constructed in 1963 as one of the first four properties built by John McCarthy & Bill Stone (of present-day housebuilder McCarthy & Stone fame).

The house was completely remodelled, with split-level, open-plan living to the ground floor centred around a wood-burning stove. The garage was converted to a home office and utility room, and the energy performance of the property was significantly upgraded via PIR insulation and replacement double and triple-glazed windows, with solar control coatings to the due south-facing windows. Underfloor heating was installed at ground floor, operated by Honeywell evohome smart controls.

The kitchen features a marine grade solid stainless steel counter, alongside oak and Corian-faced ply cabinets. The open-riser staircase is constructed from Corian and oak-ply, continuing the materiality.


Kitchen & Staircase: Kraftwork

Glazing: VELFAC

Heating Installation: Barry Frampton

Underfloor heating: nu-heat

Heating controls: Honeywell evohome

Flooring material: Broadleaf solid oak parquet

Flooring installation: Crestwood of Lymington

Wood-burning Stove: Stuv

Stove installation: Bradley Stoves

Roof tiles: Smooth Brown Moderns by Marley

Roof installation: Gary Banks / Coastal Roofing

Front door: Jonathan Elwell

Fencing & terracing: Agars Garden Services


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