26 Low Budget Homes Built For Under £200,000

Low budget self-build
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Self building on a low budget can be very tricky, but is most definitely possible. With rigorous research and detailed planning (plus a willingness to get stuck in with certain tasks), it is possible to build your own home without an extortionate price tag. 

We've compiled our favourite examples of successful self-builds all created with build costs under £200,000. Take a look below to get inspired by designs, find top tips of money saving and begin your own low-cost self-build project. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.