Coll Home – Dualchas Building Design, West Coast of Scotland House

Coll house, Dualchas Building Design, Western Isles Property, Scotland, Photos, Architect

Dualchas House : Coll Property

West Coast of Scotland House, Coll, Western Isles – design by Dualchas

23 May 2007

New Coll Property

Type: Byre conversion

Location: Coll, Western Isles

Completion: 2006

Architects: Dualchas Building Design

New House on Coll

Coll house Coll byre
photos by architects

The existing byre was converted and improved for holiday lettings. Part of a phase development, this conversion forms one side of a proposed courtyard of holiday-let buildings. It was decided to externally insulate and clad the building in larch – to save space internally and to reveal the internal stonework of the old byre.

The living area, where the original stone walls of the byre have been lime-rendered, is illuminated by concealed lighting in the roof-space. Heating is provided by a ground source heat pump. This 2-bed holiday let has two boreholes – for the heatpump, and for the household water source. A new-build is scheduled to start onsite in September 2007, at the end of the letting season.

Coll house images / information from Dualchas Building Design 2007

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