Three Seton Mains

Paterson Architects
East Lothian, 2005

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  • Begun: Jan 2005
  • Completed: Oct 2005
  • Floor area: 108m2
  • Sector: House
  • Total cost: £200,000
  • Procurement: SBCC Minor Works with Contractor Design Portion
  • Address: Longniddry, East Lothian, EH32 0PG, United Kingdom

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Three bedroom house built on the edge of a traditional East Lothian farm steading

Three Seton Mills sits on the former garage of an existing house, adjacent to a group of farm buildings that have been recently redeveloped for residential use.

The two storey home is clad in Western red cedar, with a timber framed superstructure, which sits on a concrete base cut into the site.

Planned upside down, the sleeping and sanitary accommodation is placed on the ground with an open plan living space above on the first floor.

Large openings are carefully sited to take advantage of spectacular views to the north, east and west; while sun and daylight are drawn deep into the plan by two rooflights