The brief is to design a new build retirement property in the garden of a large Georgian house in the conservation area setting of a picturesque Yorkshire market town. The brief requires a contemporary compact two bedroom house, with open plan living. The design should be easily phased, have minimal impact on the neighbouring properties, and optimise views out whilst maintaining privacy.
Estate covenants dictate low height development, with traditional forms. Local sandstone and pitched natural slate roofs are a condition of development.