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If you live in one of the so-called ‘stone belts’, you may well have to build in stone to satisfy the local planners. You may actually prefer to build in stone – it’s usually very attractive – but it’s a great deal more expensive than brickwork.
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Ingrid and Warren Furlong have self-built a traditional farmhouse using stone from their own land and reclaimed materials.
A 19th century mixed-use barn which has been lovingly converted into a spacious family home, offering the best in contemporary interiors whilst successfully conserving the barn's original features.
A Grade II listed stone cottage in Somerset that has been renovated and extended to produce a stunning traditional countryside home with contemporary features and layout.
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A contemporary family-friendly eco self-build in County Armagh featuring an open plan kitchen/dining area, library area and an impressive observatory tower.
Steve and Lynne Morris almost bit off more than they could chew with the major renovation of their period farmhouse, but the result of their 16-month project is a light, spacious family home
A period farmhouse with severe structural issues, renovated into a light and spacious family home