Designed to be in-keeping with the existing light coloured Somerset stone of this Grade 2 Listed period home, the new orangery has ensured a seamless transition from inside to the outside. Painted in the sympathetic choice of Thatch, from our own unique colour palette, the result is a natural addition which blends in perfectly with its surroundings.
With space for two relaxing sofas as well as a dining table for casual eating, this orangery now forms an extension to the kitchen. Whilst not a specific kitchen extension as such (and we certainly have plenty examples of these types of project amongst our Case Studies), imagine being able to prepare a light breakfast or a mid-morning coffee and relaxing with family or friends in homely, versatile living space.
Not quite square in layout, the orangery is well proportioned with double sets of French doors allowing convenient access to the garden.
Simon provided some further background on this project: “This is a Grade 2 Listed Building. It was initially refused by the conservation officer until I intervened and organised a meeting on site with the client, conservation officer and ward councillor. The ward councillor took the decision to take the proposal to the planning committee. Before the case was heard the head of planning overruled the conservation officer and consent came through the following week. This is a fantastic example of what we can do – luckily planners/conservation officers are beginning to see that our buildings really enhance the properties they sit upon and furthermore can make a real difference to our client’s lifestyle. On a personal note, I would like to thank the clients for their patience.”
So if you’re looking for that perfect combination of living, relaxing or entertaining space, for use all year round, request our inspirational brochure.