Le Petit Fort, St Helier, United Kingdom. Architect: Hudson Architects, 2016.
|:||Corten spiral staircase. Le Petit Fort, St Helier, United Kingdom. Architect: Hudson Architects, 2016.|
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|:||Le Petit Fort|
|:||Le Petit Fort, St Helier, United Kingdom. Architect: Hudson Architects, 2016.|
|:||New Build Home|
|:||Le Petit Fort is an outstanding new family home on the west coast of Jersey. Set within the retained walls of and earlier building, it offers and imaginative response to its of setting and historical context through carefully considered contemporary architecture. The house picks up references to nearby Napoleonic and WWII defences, and offers a contrasting range of profiles from different viewpoints. Its rich materials palette includes Jersey Granite, Corten and timber panelling, while the broken plan interior is characterised by generous spaces and exceptional craftsmanship. Family bedrooms are arranged at ground floor level, facing the courtyard and swimming pool and a the first floor you find the kitchen, main living spaces and master bedroom. At top of the house, accessed by a spiral staircase is a guest bedroom and study that also has its own ground floor entrance. Sitting in the coastal landscape the property blends into its surroundings.|
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