This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
US
Pocketmags Digital Magazines

A class act

It may have taken 10 years of effort to create, but Joe and Polly Harmston feel their Sussex eco home has been worth the wait
The Harmstons decided to create a dramatic entrance to their new home by building a parking space that doubles up as a porch. Crushed bricks from the old cottage were used as hardcore for the drive

FACT FILE

NAMES Joe & Polly Harmston

OCCUPATIONS Theatre director/ producer & textile artist

LOCATION West Sussex

TYPE OF PROJECT Self build

STYLE Contemporary

CONSTRUCTION METHOD

Timber frame with brick & cedar cladding

PROJECT ROUTE

Self project-managed

PLOT SIZE One acre

LAND COST £322,000

BOUGHT 2006

HOUSE SIZE 328m²

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Build It - August 2018
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - August 2018
$3.99
Or 399 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 2.17 per issue
SAVE
46%
$25.99
Or 2599 points

View Issues

About Build It

Build It magazine's new August 2018 issue is packed full of ideas and practical advice to help you successfully create your dream home. Here's our pick of some of the top features this issue: - Cover house - a characterful oak self build home on a garden plot - Design & build special: the companies who can take the stress out of your project - Wow-factor extensions that add space, light & value - Are heat pumps worth the money? - Why you should invest in rooflights - Create a summer-ready outdoor living space ... and more!