Glencot replaces a small timber chalet located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The house was designed to not only meet the clients brief, but having recently retired to suit their future lifestyle.

Woodland Views

Designed to blend seamlessly into the surrounding woodland, this new home embraces the nature found on its doorstep, creating a relaxing environment for the whole family.


  • South facing aspect
  • Outdoor living spaces
  • Woodland-facing Windows

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

The build lies within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with distant sea views. The challenge of this project was to create a sustainable family home which met the clients needs but was also sympathetic to its surroundings.


  • Keeping the surrounding woodland intact
  • Using materials sympathetic to the site
  • Suits the clients lifestyle

Sustainable Features

Reducing energy consumption, building with natural sustainable products and locally sourced materials was a key objective.

  • Very Low Running Costs
  • Locally Sourced Materials
  • Garden Landscape Designed to blend with surrounding nature