HOME HOUSE & LITTLE HOUSE // HERTFORDSHIRE
The property is a large four-bedroom family home set in a woodland clearing on the outskirts of St Albans. The main house (Home House) is 5,000 sq ft across two floors. Designed by award winning Architects Platform 5 and influenced by the local surroundings and a contemporary rustic outside /inside living style with stylish interiors and detailing.
Home House is designed as an arrangement of rectangular forms to create a series of layers, courtyards and walkways forming living spaces surrounded by nature.
A series of brick columns support an external galleried walkway around the perimeter, at focal points there are covered external rooms that provide shelter whilst maintaining a strong connection with the woodland setting. Above, a timber-clad first floor is arranged as an informal composition of overlapping roofs and terraces offering stunning views of the landscape.
Little House, due to be completed winter 2018 comprises of a self contained and separate 3 bedroom house with 2 bathroom, large lounge and kitchen / dining room in the 2nd building on the plot.
Home House and Little House is located 1 mile from the M25 and M1, can accommodate private parking for over 15 vehicles and is set in 2 acres of green belt land with crown farmland to the north and East.