Homebuilding & Renovating

Finding a self-build plot

A COUNTRYSIDE PLOT

 This creative, contemporary design filled with large expanses of high quality glazing capitalises on uninterrupted views across the countryside. Celebrating the plot through innovative and bespoke design, Atelier Architecture’s contemporary structure is covered in weathered timber cladding and muted brickwork.

You may be fortunate enough to have a plot already at your disposal — a large side garden, for instance, that could accommodate a new home. However, for many would-be self-builders, the process begins with finding a suitable building plot.

It’s important to approach plotfinding with an open mind. Rarely does a flat plot of land, adjacent to open

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