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CREATING a characterful farmhouse

David and Susan Lockwood have designed and built a striking new country home, with the focus on feature brickwork inside and out
The new house’s vernacular design includes buttressing, handmade bricks, exterior steps, arrowslit windows, a traditional grey slate roof and zinc rainwater goods

THE LOCKWOOD FILE

NAMES David & Susan Lockwood

OCCUPATIONS Surveyor & lawyer

LOCATION Lutterworth, Leicestershire

TYPE OF PROJECT Self-build

STYLE Traditional

CONSTRUCTION METHOD Brick and block with steelwork

PLOT SIZE 2.5 acres

LAND COST £300,000 (plot value after sale of farmhouse)

BOUGHT 2006

HOUSE SIZE 397m2

PROJECT COST £536,863

PROJECT COST PER M2 £1,352

TOTAL COST £836,863

VAT RECLAIM £61,000

BUILDING WORK COMMENCED April 2013

BUILDING WORK TOOK 23 months

CURRENT VALUE £975,000+

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The August edition of Build It magazine brings you all the inspiration & practical advice you need to complete your home building project on time and on budget, including: • A stunning self-build on a countryside plot (page 20) • 10 way to maximise light and space (page 62) • 7 lightweight cladding options (page 67) • Find out whether triple glazing makes sense (page 79) • How to rewire a period property (page 119) • Discover how to find land with real potential (page 123) … and more!
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