Potton Self Builders Win Prestigious National Award

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12 Oct 2015



Potton self builders Richard and Chrissie Baker have won the category of 'Best Timber Frame' in the 2015 Daily Telegraph Homebuilding & Renovating Awards.

Widely recognised as Britain’s premier search for the best new homes created by their owners, the awards gives people the chance to show those starting out on self build and renovation projects what they can achieve, and gain recognition for their designers, builders and favourite suppliers into the bargain.

A sustainable package build

Self builders in every sense of the words, Richard and Christine truly took a hands-on approach to building their new home, completing the majority of the work themselves.

  • Family: Richard and Christine Baker
  • Type: Self build
  • Location: Isle of Man
  • Cost: £1,397 per sq m
  • Size: 285m² including basement and outbuildings

Chrissie and Richard Baker had lived on the Isle of Man for many years, they had refurbished properties in various locations on the island but had yearned to build their own home for almost 40 years.

Read the Baker Case Study

Clean edges that mark the home’s boundaries act like an elegant frame, drawing the viewer into the beautiful work of art it contains. Stunning cladding and tonnes of glass create an elegant transition between home and garden.

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