Situated close to the River Slaney the house boasts incredible views. This house based upon a traditional barn concept is of open plan that makes the most of the beautiful views of the river. A barn approach was chosen through inspiration from the local agricultural vernacular. A well considered orientation & arrangement of rooms make the most of the exciting views provided by this site.
Traditional stone, chestnut timber cladding and Aluclad windows are all used to create aesthetic divisions & a copper roof is proposed as the most natural material to compliment the chosen external finish.
External cladded insulation, heat pump, mechanical ventilation, heat recovery system & a high level of air/wind tightness, combine to ensure an ultra low heating demand for this house. This house is designed to a NZEB A2 energy rated standard.