Extensions

by Hannah Fenton

October 20, 2017

On-screen inspired London terrace basement extension

Film executive Niels Swinkels and his wife Erica took inspiration from on-screen interiors to turn their London terrace into a bright, open home. When film…

Potton's stunning show homes will inspire your imagination.

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Five stunning self build designs have been brought to life at the Potton Show Centre in St Neots, Cambridgeshire. From traditional heritage to a contemporary open-plan barn, there’s no need to book, just turn up, families are welcome.

Visit the UKs only self build show centrelead

The show centre is also home to the Elsworth, the newest addition and the UK’s only show home built to Passivhaus standard.

You can explore our product centre which includes windows, doors and staircases and see our build systems up close.

Complete your visit by enjoying a coffee in-situ of a beautiful Potton home where you can let your imagination run wild. All our homes are individually tailored to suit the needs of your lifestyle, family and your plot.

Open Tues-Fri 9-5 and Sat 10-4. Find out more at www.potton.co.uk/showhomes

About Potton

Some people think that Potton’s home styles are identical, but nothing could be further from the truth. It is a fact that of the thousands of designs we’ve created, no two are the same.

Your Beautifully Tailored Potton home can be designed completely from scratch, using our experts to create a home just the way you want it.

Many of our clients do prefer to start with a design from our acclaimed Ideas Book, others fall in love with one of our show homes. Download Potton’s Ideas Book and Price Guide here.

 Potton have been designing homes for self-builders for over 50 years and we are best placed to help you through your journey.You can find out about our design and planning services at www.potton.co.uk or call 01767 676400.

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Self Build Academy®

No matter what your self build status, we have a course or event to suit you. Our Self Build Academy launched in 2014 in a bid to help aspiring self builder get one step closer to their dream.

Our courses are each tailored to a different stage of the self build journey, from how to find and appraise a plot through to ‘the design process explained’ and ‘how to plan and start your build’ – we have plenty to keep you busy!

Our most famous ‘How to find land’ course is often booked up far in advance – if you’re looking for a plot then take advantage of our free pass which will save you £40 per person! Claim your free pass here: www.selfbuildacademy.co.uk/free-pass 

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Complimentary magazine from Potton

Potton’s latest buildbeautiful magazine is full of inspiring case studies, a look inside our newest show home built to Passivhaus standard and a rundown of our Self Build Academy courses on offer. To request an e-copy, or receive a hard copy by post, simply visit the Potton website here.

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Kevin McCloud on how our homes give us the chance to reflect and have new experiences

Our editor-at-large ponders how our homes can give us a chance to reflect and have new experiences.
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Self Build Homes

Contemporary eco new build home in Denmark

The design of Rasmus and Lene’s Danish home connects with its woodland setting, making it a natural winner.
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Self Build Homes

George Clarke on why Britain should be a nation of self-builders

The architect and presenter of Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces and The Restoration Man shares his latest tips and ideas.
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Self Build Homes

Case study: Hi-tech contemporary kitchen

Hi-tech appliances combine with contemporary style in this new-build family home in West London.
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Case study: En suite bathroom design for life

Gavin and Sally Cooke planned ahead when they built their new en suite to suit their visiting parents’ needs.
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Self Build Homes

Stunning demolition/new build in North London by Facit Homes

With Anya, Robin and their 4 boys fast outgrowing their house in North London, in order to stay in the area that was ideal for...
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Self Build Homes

A self-build woodland retreat in Hampshire

An existing building and glorious woodland location inspired architect Tristan Wigfall to create a modern yet sympathetic country home in Hampshire