A Modern Retreat
Connybear House in Coffinswell, Devon, sits in an amazing location with views over Dartmore and 180 degrees of green hills and blue skies.
It is a vast new contemporary modern build, requiring similar landscaping to complement the house and blend in with the surrounding countryside. The house is set in the middle of the bank with multiple levels surrounding.
A new stone walled entrance leads into the upper and lower car parking areas. These are laid with beautiful Asian Blue square pavers and long lengths of planting and hedging. You are greeted with a stunning reflective pool which cascades over a stainless steel rill into a lower pool. Stone retaining walls, paths and steps, with subtle lighting, highlight the large Asian Blue stone which leads you from one area to the next.
The Front Entrance comprises of beautiful ornamental cherry trees amongst lengths of hedging and underplanted with splashes of colour for seasonal interest all year round.
The Upper Terrace is chic with a glass and stainless steel balustrading. A up-lit 1 meter round stainless steel water ball sits at one end. While black pots and lighting give the space ambience and frames the view.
Stainless steel and glass balustrading secure the steps to the Lower Terrace. On the Lower Terrace water pours from a beautiful ‘Pilsmore’ blue stone wall and steel blade into a stone trough which is up-lit. The Hot Tub has been sunken and is surrounded by Millboard Decking in Grey, and lush planting. The Asian Blue stone terrace expands further, surrounded by beautiful planting and lit up to make a fantastic entertaining space.
There is a sunken Terrace which features a large outdoor fireplace surrounded by beautiful blue stone walling, lighting and lush planting. This is a cosy entertaining space for long summer evenings and cooler months which softens the architecture of the building and meets all the family requirements.
Under construction since Dec 2015
Completion Dec 2018
Coffinswell – Devon