12 June 2013

Loxley, Knutsford

The proposal consisted of the demolition of the existing property with replacement 10,000 sqft new build family dwelling.  Designed in the ‘classic’ French Chateau style, it is set over three floors with detached triple garage / studio/apartment over, with full re-landscaping of the outstanding one acre plot, situated on Knutsford’s premier residential address, Legh Road.

The site is in the Legh Road Conservation Area which comprises of 16 No. Grade II listed buildings, including the adjacent building: Richard Harding Watt’s listed “The Old Croft”, the French style contrasts well with the Italianate Harding Watt homes.

The accommodation contains a 12m pool, spa and steam room, a gymnasium, changing facilities and games / media room and fully glazed wine store! 

The ground floor boasts all of the primary living accommodation with massive vaulted ceiling to kitchen/utility/breakfast, tremendous galleried entrance hallway and landing, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Study with spiral stair down to Games/Media room and a Snug, with the first floor offering a generous master suite taking over almost 50% of this floor alone with four other double bedrooms, all with en-suite and dressing facilities.  A lift links all floors.

Uber-Interiors Ltd., Knutsford, designed the complete interior finishes to the highest specification in creating the ‘boutique’ 5* Hotel feel, from the Clive Christians kitchen and V&B sanitary wear, to the state-of-the-art home entertainment system.  A truly unique home!  Completed August 2011.

Award:  “Highly Commended” – LABC Building Excellence Awards 2012 – Best Luxury Home