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Fern Avenue, Jesmond

Date:
2018-
Client:
Private
Status:
Residential refurbishment and extension

Situated in the heart of Jesmond, this project commissioned by a repeat client will see the full refurbishment and remodeling of this traditional, purpose-built three-story terraced house.

Complemented by modern garden design, our proposals see the demolition of a structurally unsound off-shoot extension and the creation of spectacular south-facing kitchen and family room measuring almost 10 metres in length. The south-facing garden elevation shall be fronted by an over-sized hardwood pivot door and window, approximately 3.5 metres tall.

At the top of the house, a contemporary dormer window is to be constructed. Clad in contemporary anthracite zinc, the design is enriched with an idiosyncratic splay to let afternoon light in, a fixed glass pane and a timber door for ventilation. Hidden behind the zinc panel is a walk-in wardrobe and study space. The existing ceiling of the second storey bedroom shall be lifted into the apex of the roof to improve spatial quality.

Overall our proposal will see the property transformed into a bright and elegant home designed for modern living and entertaining. It shall feature three double bedrooms plus a full-width master suite to create a particularly fine townhouse, which combines the very best of period architecture and modern convenience.