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Le Projet est Terminé!

Le projet est complete for this new house adjacent to an historic village in Gascony  France.  Following a supervision visit MRT architects have carried out finishing building maintenance including render wall repairs, lighting and landscaping.

Le Grand Verger is a summer family home designed by MRT architects as a harmonious composition of barns and stone structures inspired by the local vernacular of the region. An oak framed structure creates an opportunity for a spacious interior design with  an open plan kitchen, dining and sitting  experience  for  up to twelve guests to stay. The accommodation ascends three levels as it steps up the hill nestling the pool in a natural south facing  enclosure. At first floor a mezzanine creates a leisure room below the rafters and  purlins.  A balcony overlooks an apple orchard and vineyard and the ancient 12th century castle.

MRT Project shortlisted for Best Individual New Home

MRT have recently been selected as regional winner for Best individual new home for this beautiful property in Welford on Avon. This means that we have been shortlisted for the finals of the LABC People and Place Awards 2021. We are very excited to be put forward for this prestigious award and look forward to an evening out in January to celebrate.

Rotary Club Stratford Golf Day in aid of the Shakespeare Hospice

David Taylor along with some of our previous clients made up MRT’s team at the Rotary Club Stratford Golf Day in aid of the Shakespeare Hospice. The event raised £4,500 for the Shakespeare Hospice.

Swipe to see a replacement dwelling MRT designed which backs on to the golf course.

Grade II Listed Cottage meets Contemporary Extension

In 2017 we met with the owner of a Grade II Listed cottage in the Anglo-Saxon village of Wormington.  The brief was flexible but an extension and rationalisation of a dodgy boundary by agreement with a good neighbour was talked about.

There was a shard woodshed half on and half off the natural dividing line on this pair of early 18th Century ranges which provided the opportunity to extend the house.

An application to extend the cottage with a contemporary addition was approved by enlightened Council Conservation Officers who supported a modern but sensitive replacement of the sheds! with a single storey glazed structure with floating roof.

There was an excellent collaboration with intuitive and supporting client which created lots of exciting changes to the interior culmination with the new kitchen and dining room which projects into the beautiful garden.

There are two new bath/shower rooms a new front door and hallway with sliding glass screens and alterations and improvements to create a perfect home full of personal effects and full of the clients’ personality.  A wonderful synergy of architect builder and owner coming together over a four year project to reach a great and very satisfying achievement.

Cotswold Cottage revisited

A perfect afternoon and an opportunity to pop in and visit this beautiful cottage after its extension and alterations some years later. The project sought to extend the accommodation on the ground floor and carve out a bedroom and shower room with stairway within the attic space. Walls were removed to create larger rooms and a flow which focus on the lovely garden views and onto the village and church steeple. The interiors are light and colourful and provide a timeless feel.

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