Christina and Chris Hughes' self-build journey started way back in 2000, when they visited the Potton Self Build Centre at St Neots for the first time and fell in love with the Gransden show house. They decided there and then that, one day, they'd build one for themselves.
Now in 2019 the story is slightly different! The Hugheses are now firmly settled in their modified Wickhambrook Barn in the middle of Kent. The barn design was more fitting to the plot and the surrounding area, and gave Chris and Christina the light, airy, spacious house they dreamed of.
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LABC Building Excellent Award 2017 Finalists - Best Individual New Home

Featured in August 2019 Issue of BuildIt Magazine 

Chris Hughes wrote a book about his self-build adventure ...

Self Build Insight - Available 4th July 2019 - Order here

Self-Build Insight is a new book written to give ‘budding’ self-builders insight in to the process of managing a successful self-build project.
This 'Self-Build Insight' book charts the journey of a couple who do not have a building background and shows how great things can be achieved with a little perseverance, determination and planning.

The book illustrates that anyone can undertake a successful self-build if they assemble the right team around them. This guide helps you understand the level of commitment needed to be successful and the many decisions it is necessary to make in order to stay one step ahead ... learn more!

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Floor Area:
335m2 / 3606 sq ft
Completion Date:
July 2016
Architectural Design, Planning & Building Regs, Building Structure, Potton Package
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