‘Stow-on-the-wold’ is an old barn converted into an incredibly beautiful country house and rebuilds the new owner’s farm dream. This house is a second modern two-story residence with two new wings and a swimming pool.
Architects: McLean Quinlan Architects
Location: Cotswold, United Kingdom
Photographs: Courtesy of McLean Quinlan Architects
From the architects:
A radical approach was required for this converted barn sited in open countryside. As the previous conversion had been so poor, we decided to demolish the building and using the salvaged stonework, start again with the addition of two new wings and a swimming pool.
A new build meant the standard of construction and insulation would be of the very highest standard and had the added benefit of being zero rated for VAT.
The aim of the design concept was to create a house that sat naturally in the landscape and appear to be a traditional agricultural building……