This site lies in the functional floodplain of the Thames. It floods from time to time and as a result the ground floor of the house had to be set 8 feet above ground level. Our client wanted to replace an existing house with a well planned and energy efficient dwelling that opened up to the extensive gardens.

We had to work within strict restrictions on the footprint area laid down by the Environment Agency.

The house was built by Kingerlee of Oxford and the oak spiral staircase was expertly made by Kingerlee’s own joinery workshop.

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