Country Living Modern Rustic - Issue #06

“Streamlined style. Polished
concrete floors and underfloor heating, brilliant white woodwork and distinctive pea-green beams are offset by charcoal grey and vibrant green upholstery and the new bleached beams.”

The Sunday Telegraph Stella Magazine
17 July 2016

“Best for family fun. This
former chicken shed has been transformed into a Scandi-style dream with a luxurious take on minimalism”.

The Guardian
16 April 2016

‘The 50 best UK holiday cottages…. A dog-friendly, cedar, glass, polished concrete and steel barn in two acres of countryside outside Tintern, in the Wye Valley”


The Spaces
29 January 2016

Rental of the Week - “…a modern bolthole in the heart of the Welsh countryside….”


21 October 2016

“If you don’t think a chicken shed in the countryside would be the ideal spot for a vacation, think again….”


The Daily Telegraph
16 July 2016

"Hatched from a

Architect’s Journal
1 July 2016

“Schemes in the running for
Welsh Gold Medal."


Conde Nast Traveller
Digs of the Week
April 2016

“An unexpectedly futuristic, Scandi-inspired cabin tucked away in the Welsh countryside…Like a SoHo loft apartment crossed with a Danish ski cabin airlifted into the green, green hills of South Wales….”


11 January 2016

“..it has become a design
lovers dream….”


The Spaces
19 October 2016

"6 cabins to rent this winter: an architectural retelling of the Ugly Duckling…”


BBC Wales News
15 July 2016

‘Converted Monmouth chicken coop up for architecture prize”


Monmouthshire Beacon
1 July 2016

“A floor to ceiling glass wall, which runs the length of the one-storey building, floods the living spaces with natural light….”


The Lifestyle Editor
March 2016

“Some people are clearly gifted with a vision when they see wrecks and ruins, and realise the potential in what can be created….a stunning contemporary holiday rental in the beautiful Welsh countryside….”


Light Locations
1 September 2016

“a versatile and space-efficient living space which not only pays homage to its agricultural past but which embraces the modern demands for light….sunlight is forced to bounce from surface to surface, creating a sublime connection to nature…”


Grand Designs
July 2016

“Cook up a storm in the well-appointed Bulthaup kitchen, or chill out and treat yourself to one of owner Sue’s legendary home-cooked suppers.”

Wales Online
30 June 2016

“An abandoned former chicken shed in Monmouth, which has been converted into a stylish holiday home, is among seven buildings shortlisted for an architectural award in this year’s Eisteddfod.”


Exclusively British Magazine
March 2016

“Enchanting stays - log cabins and treehouses….This stunning red cedar, tin and stainless steel structure couldn’t be further from a chicken shed if it tried….”



17 November 2015

“…a beautifully restored barn conversion that is filled with uber cool design features….this beautiful home in a beautiful part of the world…”