Traditional craft skills and modern architectural styling combine with great effect in this modern extension to a 17th century Class A listed building in rural Scotland.
Linking the original house to the original outbuilding, the extension includes a roof formed of wooden trusses to maintain the character of the old building and a new glass-walled kitchen.
What the customer said:
"The quality of the craftsmen and their pleasant, considerate and courteous approach was second to none"
What the Master Builder of the Year judges said:
"This extension is a great example of work by a rural general builder that has all the hallmarks of a specialist construction company"
Description of work carried out:
Link extension to a listed building providing new kitchen and four rooms in garage block
Mike Forbes Ltd, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire Site address: Aberdeenshire
Master Builder of the Year 2005 Regional winner Category 3
- Professional residential/domestic restoration, refurbishment or extension costing more than £100,000