A traditional extension

Adding a two-storey extension to a detached house to add a new kitchen, two bedrooms and a large single garage

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The design

A two-storey extension to a detached house.

The budget

Around £105,000

The brief

To add a new kitchen, two bedrooms and a large single garage.

Paul Day of PD Architecture (pd-architecture.co.uk), explains how the brief was achieved:

‘We were asked by the owners to create a new, modern kitchen and breakfast area, an integral garage, additional bedroom accommodation and to provide a facelift for the property. This was achieved by creating a two-storey side extension and recladding the existing frontage to match.

‘Part of the brief was to blur the distinction between the original building and the extension. As such, the exterior of the extension was given a mock Tudor aesthetic, typical of the local area, and this was wrapped around onto the existing property, enhancing its kerb appeal.

‘The side extension was a cost-effective solution to creating the spaces required while minimising alterations to the existing structure, targeting the budget at the additional accommodation and facelift for the property.’

In the gallery: A large side extension has given rise to an entire exterior update. A Tudor-style timber frame design was chosen, which is sympathetic to the style of the other houses on the road.