New Corten clad house in Charlton

Planning approved for house and barns

This exciting planning approval is for a replacement dwelling, new barns, stables and equestrian arena to a farm in Dorset.


Spring Farm in located in an AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) in Charlton. The proposal is made up of a central two and a half storey pitched roof building faced with Corten Steel, which offers a unique natural dark brown/red rust protective oxide coating. Single storey and two storey flat roof wings form a courtyard to the front and terraces to the rear with deck access to the first floor living accommodation. Materials include timber cladding and sedum roofs.


The new dwelling will utilise renewable energy concepts to create a more sustainable and eco-friendly family home with a contemporary aesthetic to the detailing and finishes. 


The existing stables are to be demolished and replaced with a new more functional barn and stables in a traditional style. A new equestrian centre / riding arena 30x40m is size will be formed adjacent to the new barn.