Designer homes for less than you think

Designer homes for less than you think

£150 per sq ft is widely regarded as an industry average cost for building and fitting out a new individually designed home. That’s in the region of £225,000 to build a spacious 4 bedroom, 1500 sq ft home…but it doesn’t have to cost that much.

Barrett+Barrett architects is consistently bringing new home builds in at much less. We are achieving an average of £120-130 per sq ft on the majority of our projects and have even managed a remarkable £90 per sq ft on a beautifully appointed 5 bedroom home in north Leeds. … READ MORE

Barrett & Barrett feature in the Yorkshire Post

Architect Patrick Barrett used all his skill and creativity to build this stunning house for himself, and he did it without compromise. Sharon Dale reports.

Most architects dream of building their own home and when they do, the end result is always exciting.

The thrilling combination of precision, practicality and creative freedom is obvious in Patrick Barrett’s house in Leeds.

“I’ve done lots of enjoyable private commissions but with this I was able to do exactly what I wanted. The only restrictions were planning and budget,” says Patrick, who runs his own eponymous practice.

The contemporary, four-bedroom property has a separate garage with an … READ MORE