Alexandra Park, My Lady's Mile, Holywood

Plan: A dramatically rebuilt imposing detached house, circa 4000 sq ft.

Started October 2015.

Plans submitted 29th October

5 Double bedrooms, 4 with ensuite facilities, master with ensuite and fitted dressing room

4+ Reception rooms


'Living' bespoke Kitchen 40'x18', SMEG range, Quooker tap, Neff appliances, wine fridge, bi-folding doors opening to patio', zoned underfloor heating, utility room and cloakroom

Pressurised (Megaflow) zoned heating system (Gas)

Wired for integrated sound system, smart home functionality

Multi zoned alarm with security cameras (4) viewed through all T.V.s, smart phone.and recorded online

Cat6 cabling throughout terminated in comms room with Sky Q, games consoles, zoned managed wifi (plus ethernet to office and all rooms) and massive expansion options

Electric front gates.



Original house



The original house had cracks on internal walls and ceilings, on examination these were found to be due to an unsupported wall in the bathroom..

This was removed along with existing timbers, all roofing timbers, floorboards and doorframes. All windows replaced.



 New timbers and RSJ beams installed.


Two existing smaller bedrooms combined. Timbers to be replaced with front to back alignment.


The rear foundations were examined for proposed build.


All existing walls stripped back to the brick, wall removed between dining room and existing downstairs toilet. Date of 1951 found on exposed timbers, likely build date.



 As per survey, brick ties examined by removal of brick and inspection with boroscope. No corrosion found.


Planning permission approved for the build, essentially a two storey extension the same size as the existing house, 28 January 2016.


Existing timbers treated.




Approved plans.

Ground floor: Essentially, 40 foot by 17 of kitchen with high ceilings and as much glass as possible.

1st: An additional two large ensuite bedrooms with a large family bathroom and additional ensuite for master suite with dressing room.




Build starts 7/3/16.

Trees lowered at rear.Existing extention extension demolished.



Dig out the back and remove to front of house.



Founds and start of build.

As at 1st May 2016



As at 23 June, Windows in, 1st Fix wiring and 'Megaflow' heating system. Cat 6 cabling to 'comms room'


 Damp proof course instaled and RSJ with padstones in existing house.

Bi-fold doors and french doors installed to open rear of house.

 Insulation (150mm), underfloor heating, plastered and RTU  Ultraflo hemi-hydrate liquid screed  (50mm) July 2016

Heating system: Underfloor manifold and 300l pressurised hot water cylinder


 Exterior rendered and main bathroom fitted



Rear patio area excavated


Kitchen tiled with 800x800 porcelain tiles, kitchen fitted.


Staircase and ballistrades fitted, Parquet flooring restored


Reception room1 floored and decorated


Office / cinema area fitted

As at 02.05.17