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House Extensions Bath Somerset (BA1): At some point in their lifetime many house owners in Bath face the dilemma of not having adequate space in their family home. This can transpire for any one of a hundred reasons and might be down to an accumulation of belongings and clutter for which there is no longer enough space, an expanding family which has become too big for the home or some change of circumstances whereby one or more of the family members has to work from home and a workspace or office is vital. Whether it's one of these, or some other reason which brings you to this point, you will need to decide what's the easiest way to get around it.

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There are a couple of principal ways that householders choose to get around their paucity of space. Moving is actually the most common way that Bath property owners handle this issue. The truth is, you might not wish to move away if you're happy in your current community. An acceptable strategy might be to stay in the same location but move to a more spacious property. But, perhaps you've put lots of time and effort into getting your house the way you want it. If you are happy with your current location and house and would rather not relocate, then some form of conversion or extension might be the ideal option for you.

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You'll find that there are a few different possibilities to consider with regards to extending your home in Bath. You could choose from a loft conversion, a conservatory extension, a 2-storey house extension, a single-storey house extension, a garage extension or a cellar conversion, depending on the design and layout of your house. Generally a garage extension or conversion will be the cheapest of these methods while a loft conversion or two-story house extension will most likely be the most costly. The most common form of extension that is seen in Bath is the one-storey home extension.

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After you have decided on the most appropriate kind of extension for your property you will need to track down a trustworthy builder to carry out the project. To get an overall feel for who's available in the area, it is better to get several Bath builders round to look at your home. Get some estimates to get a rough idea about the costs involved and some guidance on the optimal way to get started. You'll also need some advice on whether planning permission is required for the work you're proposing. Being clued up on the associated legislation in relation to house extensions is something any reliable Bath builder ought to be.

Planning Permission: Certain home extension work now comes under the much less exacting Permitted Development priviledges, as the planning permission laws have recently been relaxed somewhat. Coming into force 30-05-2019, these new "softer" regulations made it much easier for the regular homeowner in Bath to do refurbishments and renovations on their properties. Needless to say all construction work will still fall under the relevant Building Regulations which cover working standards and safety, even when you don't require planning permission. To see whether your extension project needs planning permission, seek the advice of your local authority or ask your building contractor or architect to investigate. Also, it is possible for you to take a look the latest guidelines by going to the government's Planning Portal, which is always kept up-to-date.

The functions to which you can put your new extension are numerous and just a handful of ideas would be: an additional bedroom, a conservatory, a kid's playroom, a home office, a new bathroom, extra storage, a guest room, a man cave or a kitchen/dining room. It is certain to be very beneficial to you, whichever of these you opt to use.

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Property extensions are available in Bath and also in nearby places like: Limpley Stoke, Larkhall, Combe Down, Bathford, Twerton, Corston, Englishcombe, Batheaston, Southdown, Weston, Widcombe, South Stoke, Bradford on Avon, Bathwick, Neston, Keynsham.

Conservatory Extensions Bath

Conservatories Bath

Whilst adding a bit of extra value to your home, a conservatory also provides more living space making the property more appealing visually. With the addition of a well-built conservatory, your home is going to be irresistible to prospective buyers. Your focus however at this point is to add an extra room and build a space that can be enjoyed. One of the primary attributes of a conservatory is that it will let plenty of natural sunlight into the building. You'll discover that there are numerous different forms of conservatory offered in Bath, so you're certain to find one to suit your family home. Either a Victorian conservatory, an Edwardian style conservatory, a L-shaped conservatory, a gable-front conservatory, a lean-to conservatory or an orangery may be suitable for your property.

Single-Storey Home Extensions Bath

Single-Storey Extensions Bath, Somerset

If you'd like to create a bit of additional living space in your house, building a one-storey extension is a terrific way to accomplish this. To turn your dream into a reality you will need an expert Bath builder who specialises in home extensions. Time needs to be taken in the design and planning of your extension, because this is perhaps the most crucial step. Quality design will seal the deal whether you are just adding an extra room or planning to end up with a sensational contemporary kitchen diner. Flooding the inside with natural sunlight, your brand new single-storey extension will be the envy of your neighbours and friends.

Bath House Extension Ideas

Bath House Extension Ideas (01225)

Transforming your home in Bath and adding living space has never been more important. If you are in desperate need of an extra room, maybe you're looking at ways of converting a garage or attic into a useful living space. Before you decide on doing this, and if you've got external space, think about the opportunities an extension would bring to your property.

If you have a garage which is attached to your house, but require the facility of off road parking, consider an over-garage extension. You will need an architect or building surveyor to check out the garage and ascertain whether it is substantial enough to be built upon. You might also think about an outbuilding in the garden rather than a linked extension, with various options available for impressive stand-alone garden annexes. These buildings normally will not need local authority planning permission and the options are endless; gym, detached granny annexe, cinema room or home office are some simple ideas. (Tags: Home Extension Ideas Bath, House Extension Ideas Bath, Property Extension Ideas Bath).

Garage Extensions Bath

Garage Conversions Bath, Somerset

Doing a conversion on your garage is one of the most cost effective ways to add further space to your house in Bath. The process of converting an existing garage will save money, time and a lot of hassle. If you are not currently using your garage for the purpose it was intended, or can scrape by without it, this is the perfect alternative. Unless of course you are increasing the size of the structure or substantially changing its usage, there is a pretty good chance that you will not need to get planning permission. The fact that the principal shell is already there is helpful though it may still be necessary to do certain structural changes. Corrections might be essential to improve the floor, the door in-fill, the roof and the ventilation. If you are working within a strict financial budget, this could be just the ticket.

Two-Storey House Extensions Bath

A 2 storey extension is one of the most effective ways to maximise your living space without the need to sell up and move home in Bath. Some two storey home extensions can now be constructed without the need for planning permission, if they come under the umbrella of the permitted development scheme.

A double storey home extension, while adding that all important additional living space, is also much more economical than a one storey construction. With the roofing, foundations and footings costing mostly the same for both, you can understand how the outlay for each square metre of floor area will be reduced for a 2 storey house extension. As soon as you factor in such costs, along with the additional bonus of boosting the market value of your house, a 2 story extension could be precisely what you need.

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Your local Bath home extension specialist will help with: garden rooms Bath, house extension roofs, house extension, single-storey extensions, property extensions Bath, modular home extensions, structural alterations in Bath, residential extensions in Bath, home designs, house extension drawings Bath, 2-storey exensions, loft conversions in Bath, house extensions, double storey extensions Bath, home extension, kitchen extensions Bath, home office extensions, detached house extensions, building alterations in Bath, front house extensions, house extension kits in Bath, new build homes, conservatories Bath and other construction related work. If there are some other Bath extension requirements that you are looking for but can't see here, you can easily mention them on the QUOTE FORM provided.


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Further Reading

House Extension BooksList of suggested reading: The Home Extension Manual by Ian Rock, How to Design and Plan a House Extension: Be Your Own Architect by George Baxter, Make the Home You Love by F. McPhillips, The Complete Handbook of Home Extensions by Paul Hymers.

House Extensions Around Bath

People living in the following Bath roads recently enquired about house extensions: Somerset Street, Calton Walk, Shawford, Cleveland Court, Cheap Street, Coronation Avenue, The Croft, Duchy Road, Tilley Close, The Regina, Snow Hill, The Dymboro, Bell Hill, The Tyning, Sion Hill, Darlington Street, Denmark Road, Bay Terrace, The Acorns, Albert Place, St James's Parade, Bath Road, Stall Street, Chantry Mead Road, Box Road, Avonvale Place, Branch Road, Bloomfield Park, Chapel Walk, Bath New Road, along with these nearby postcodes BA1 0LG, BA1 0UH, BA1 0PF, BA1 0NA, BA1 0RA, BA1 0LR, BA1 0JL, BA1 0DP, BA1 0FH, BA1 0GW.

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