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New House Builder in Lutterworth | Ideas for New Barn Conversions in South Leicestershire

Berry Bespoke is a local South Leicestershire construction company based in Market Harborough. Whether it’s for house extensions, house renovations, barn conversions or other building services, our new house builders regularly work with customers in Lutterworth, helping them create their dream homes. 

If you live in a countryside property in the local area and have access to one, you may be considering a barn conversion project. If so, then you’ve come to the right place. Berry Bespoke builds unique converted barns, offering up a wide range of building services to get the job done. This includes:

  • Brickwork and Blockwork

  • Carpentry and Joinery

  • Lights and Electrical Services

  • Excavation and Groundworks

  • Floors and Ceilings

  • Gas Engineering, Heating and Plumbing

  • Hard Landscaping

  • Kitchens and Bathrooms

  • Painting and Decorating

  • Plastering and Rendering

  • Roofing

  • Sign-Off Documentation

  • Snag List Completion

  • Structural Alterations

  • Window and Door Installations

Below, we would like to share some ideas for you to consider for future barn conversions. If you would like any ideas for house extensions, please check out our Kettering page.

Using Existing Openings for New Doors and Windows

Sometimes, with house renovations, it’s good to tear up the existing structure and layout of your Lutterworth property and create something brand new. However, when it comes to barn conversion projects, it’s often best to embrace what’s already there. Whether you’re combining contemporary elements with the old or looking to create a vintage feeling with your converted barn, our new house builders recommend using the existing opening of your barn. By design, many barns have large old bay, loft or stable doors, which can be utilised for bifold doors and double-glazing panels that can allow a lot of natural light into your new barn.

Preserving Features

Similar to house extensions or house renovations in period properties, a lot of planning for barn conversions revolves around balancing the old elements of the property with new modern design elements. With our extensive knowledge of building services, working with a construction company like Berry Bespoke gives you plenty of design choices. However, when converting a barn, we suggest thinking about preserving any distinctive features the barn may have. Whether it’s exposed wood beams, old brickwork or a large roaring fireplace, preserving elements like these can give your new barn a sense of true character. 

Open Floor Plan vs Closed Floor Plan

Similar to the window and door design of most barns in and around the Lutterworth area, a barn’s floor plan is typically large and open. As experienced new house builders, we know for some of our customers that this can be a dream. A lot of homes tend to have a closed plan with floors segmented into individual rooms. However, with the size of some barns, an open floor plan may make your barn feel a little empty and make you worry about how you fill up such a large space. Perhaps for some, installing new internal walls can help create purpose-built rooms within the new barn to make better use of such a large and open space.

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For further information about our barn conversions and other building services in Lutterworth and South Leicestershire, call Berry Bespoke today on 07764 153004.
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