Magazine covers featuring Potton homes

Potton In the Press

Potton In the Press

Hemingway Cover

Hemingway - Scandi-chic cottage

The Hemingways faced strict planning guidelines for the look of their new self build home, but have achieved the contemporary open-plan style they were after.

Keevil cover-1

Keevil - Pastures New

Maureen & Clive Keevil left their converted barn to build a new smaller timber-frame home on their farm in Somerset.

Reetham cover

Reetham - Built To Last

Sharron & David Reetham overcame various challenges in the planning process to create a barn-style new rural home

Macdonald Cover

MacDonald- A Fresh Approach

Andrew & Christine MacDonald have replaced a tired bungalow with a contemporary dream home next door to their existing property

Curnow-Ford cover

Curnow-Ford - A Country Saga

When they finally moved into their grand timber-frame home in the Hampshire countryside, it was the end of a long road for the Curnow-Fords

Cherry cover

Cherry - Out of the Woods

Josh and Nathalie Cherry battled for years to build a timber frame house in the style of a contemporary, cedar-clad barn conversion in their garden

James cover

James- Building a Future

First-time selfbuilders Adrian and Sara James have built an imposing new timber framed house designed for their retirement

In The Press_Gunn_JPG_SBD March 18

Gunn - In with the New

Influenced by mountain lodges in New Zealand, Pip & Steve Gunn have built a timber framed barn style home with spacious interiors

In The Press_Arthur_JPG_SBD_Feb 18

Arthur - Planning Ahead

After many years of planning, Steve & Rebecca Arthur recently replaced their tired dormer bungalow with a new timber framed house, designed to adapt to the family's changing needs.

In The Press_Anderson_JPG SBD Nov 17

Anderson - Foundations for a New Life

Christine Anderson has built a barn inspired home on her former smallholding, building in future-proofing, which will enable her to remain there as she grows older.

In The Press_Leese_JPG_HBR Sept 17

Leese - Modern Country Cottage

Despite a year-long battle with the planners to get the design right, Andrew and Toni Leese have built a stunning Cotswold stone home in Wiltshire, using a package build route from Potton.

In The Press_Stephens_JPG_Build It Sept 17

Stephens - Modern Village Home

Keen to self-build but eager to stay in the community, Dennis and Maureen Stephens came up with a clever contemporary design for a farmland plot that won over the planners.

Lennox cover

Lennox - A Race Against Time

Despite a lengthy planning process, Lesley and David Lennox have built a timber frame home that combines contemporary design with traditional details — completing the build in less than a year.

S&H Cover July 17

Sargeant & Holland - Modern Living

Seeking a change after living in a renovated 16th-century cottage for eight years, Jane Holland and Tony Sargeant decided on a Potton timber frame self build for their modern new home.

In The Press_Ellis_JPG_Build It March 17

Ellis - Living in a Barn

Reading self build magazines convinced Brian and Loveday Ellis that creating their own dream home from scratch in a quiet Hampshire village was the way forward.

In The Press_Dance_JPG_SBD March 17

Dance - Plain Sailing

Roy and Gill Dance completed a successful self build in West Sussex, on time and on budget, despite Roy being abroad for long periods as the skipper of a luxury yacht.

In The Press_Serafini_Image_SBD_Jan2017

Serafini - Worth the Wait

First-time selfbuilders Charles and Georgina Serafini have built a timber-framed home for their retirement, carrying out much of the work on a DIY basis.

In The Press_Gibbons_JPG_Build It Nov 16

Gibbons - Generation Game

Family ties and a determined approach brought the Gibbons closer together in their bid to create a cosy, characterful new home.

In The Press_Setterfield_Image_Build It_Sept2015

Setterfield - The beauty of compromise

A tricky site next to a listed property meant that Graham and Mo Setterfield had to review their plans, and they’re very pleased that they did as they’ve created a home that adapts to their needs

In The Press_Baker_Image_HBR_Jan2016

Baker - A labour of love

Richard & Chrissie Baker's new timber frame self built home on the Isle of Man is a triumph of determination and inspiration...

In The Press_Collins_Image_Build It_March2015

Collins - Raise the Roof

Liam and Helen Collins’ sizeable contemporary home has given every member of the family their own space.

SB&D Cover Feb 2014 - Horans

Horan - Totally Bespoke

John and Christina Horan’s bespoke home was designed to resemble a modest bungalow at the front, with a contemporary highly-glazed rear façade.


Potton Head Office

Eltisley Road

Great Gransden


SG19 3AR

441767 676400

We use cookies on our website To find out more about the cookies we use, or to change your cookie preferences i.e. to remove your consent to our use of certain categories of cookies, please visit our Cookie Policy & Control page.

Please click “Accept and close” to accept the use of cookies on our website. If you do not click “Accept and close” but continue to use this website: you thereby consent to the use of all Potton cookies and third party cookies for the purposes of improving performance, improving functionality and audience measurement, in accordance with the terms laid out in our Cookie Policy & Control page; and we will assume that you have read and understood our Cookie Policy & Control page.