The Butterfly Barn


Bradfield, Essex

The Butterfly Barn is a detached four bedroom home on a delightful plot of just under an acre. The design of this house provides contemporary living, whilst respecting and responding to it’s rural setting. The house follows the butterfly wing form of it’s previous incarnation as an agricultural barn. Clad in larch timber and featuring wide panels of glass openings the building forms a beautiful, simple, crisp shape that sits comfortably within the landscape.

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Yoxford, Suffolk

We recently completed four new houses on a site that offers bucolic valley views across the River Yox, just outside the village of Yoxford.The design of this ‘family’ of houses will provide contemporary living, whilst respecting and responding to their rural setting. We are very pleased to be working with the talented HAT Projects, whose recent accolades include the RIBA East award for Emerging Architect of the Year 2014 & runners-up for European Young Architects of the Year 2013.

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Gislingham, Suffolk

This charming former chapel has been converted into a striking, comtemporary four bedroom family home. It features a dramatic, double height living space that previously functioned as the main chapel. This space is finished with an oak parquet floor and a large wood burning stove. The original chapel choir gallery has been retained and restored and now houses a light filled study area.

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Wilby, Suffolk

This group of four cottages include two renovated victorian farm worker’s cottages and two contemporary four bedroom detached new homes that mark a successful take on their Victorian neighbours.

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Earl Soham, Suffolk

This lovely former chapel, built in 1859, was transformed by Nest into an outstanding five-bedroom home. It features a huge open plan living space on the first floor, with a high vaulted ceiling displaying the exposed original scissor beams. This opens out onto a fabulous roof terrace overlooking the water meadows beyond. Finished to a very high standard, this property makes a fabulous family home.

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Little Blakenham Suffolk

The Elms is a beautifully restored five bedroom Georgian family house that sits on a lovely four acre elevated plot. Features include delightful gardens, an orchard, a newly converted barn housing annexe accommodation, an external office, further outbuildings and a heated swimming pool.

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