Mark Wright shows off his double bi-folding door set at his Essex self build

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Mark Wright has been showing off his upstairs/downstairs bi-folding door set with traditional sash windows (Image credit: Getty Images)

Only Way is Essex star Mark Wright has revealed his upstairs/downstairs bi-folding door set with traditional sash windows at his Essex mansion.

The home, which he shares with his partner and former Coronation Street actress, Michelle Keegan, has been an impressive self build project since buying the plot in 2019.

The doors and windows offer a glimpse into the couple's work on their home and offer incredible ideas for those looking at self building.

Bifold doors offer views of incredible Essex estate

In an Instagram post Mark Wright shows off his upstairs and downstairs bifold doors with stunning Essex views.

The downstairs bifold doors fold open seamlessly out onto to his palatial stone patio that leads down to his and Michelle's pool.

Their upstairs bifold doors, however, lead out onto their balcony from the master bedroom as Wright poses in an Instagram post looking out onto his landscaped garden.

Their Instagram page @wrighthome posted: "Being a south-facing garden, having glass across the whole back and full opening bifold doors was a goal of ours and @homehubgroup smashed it!!"

One commenter stated: "Beautiful home, hope you employ a good local window/glass cleaner too ❤️ so nice to see you’re using local companies 👏."

Another added: "How lovely waking up to that every day..just stunning 😍."

Box sash windows add to keep the 'traditional look'

Wright also showed off his home's array of wooden box sash windows that provide plenty of natural light to the home.

A box sash window is a classic type of window with movable panels called "sashes". The term "box" refers to the frame enclosing counterweights or springs that help move the sashes. 

These sashes form a frame in the home to hold glass panes and can be opened by sliding vertically.

Box sash windows are known for their timeless and elegant design, popular in traditional architecture, which is one of the reasons this was chosen for the home as the couple commented "wooden box sash windows to keep the traditional look".

They also offer versatile ventilation control, allowing you to adjust the sashes for different openings, enhancing airflow and temperature regulation.

Part of the long list of smart features to the home 

The Georgian-style self build in Essex has been in the works since the celeb couple bought the plot in 2019.

Their Essex mansion includes adding his and her wash basins, a gym, installing a ‘Cappuccino style’ marble kitchen worktop as well as creating a home cinema.

The five-acre, five-bedroom home is now at an estimated value of £3.5 million.

Joseph Mullane
News Editor

News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.