Helmsley, North Yorkshire
Designer: Paul Elm

New detached house which looks like a bungalow from the rear and a large detached dwelling from the front, constructed on a steeply sloping hillside plot to the North side of Helmsley,incorporating many ecological and innovative features.

Extensive excavation in sub soil and bed rock on a steep sloping site.
Traditional construction with ashlar masonry, blockwork, and beam and block floor construction.
Water proof tanking to all walls below ground level.
Heating provided by heat regeneration system.
Heat re-circulation system including pollen filter.
Underfloor heating to ground and first floors.
300mm of insulation to roof void.