New Life - Old Buildings


Re-styling of Bungalow, Lettoch, Inverness

"We live in a fantastic location overlooking the Beauly Firth but our house needs a fundamental overhaul. Help!" What a great starting point for the modernisation and refurbishment of a 1980's bungalow.


Wyvis Lodge, Nairn

Extensions & Alterations to classic period villa with private walled garden in the heart of Nairn. Creation of new garden room, back door entrance, new shower room and re-oganisation of internal circulation spaces.



Town House, The Crown, Inverness 

A new dwelling in the grounds of an established garden and Townhouse in central Inverness. Ground floor living accommodation for a retired couple looking to enjoy the privacy of their own garden. The house is orientated around a large south facing deck area overlooking the garden. Runner up with special Commendation in the IAA Design Awards " Best New Building" category, for Central Highlands 2010.


Pier Cottage, Applecross

A coastal cottage situated on the end of a Pier in Applecross, Wester Ross with views across the water to Skye. This traditional buildings' extension has undergone a slick over-cladding using zinc roofing and horizontal timbers to bring it up to date. 

For rental information; Applecross Holiday Cottages. 



Alterations & Extension to old Mill buildings. Construction of new living accommodation for a young family. Energy conservation, insulation, re-glazing and integration of ground source heat pump heating system into the existing structures & the new build.


Easterton, Drummuir Estate, Dufftown

Rennovation & Repair of traditional cottage, set on the hillside overlooking Drummuir Estate.



Westpark, Dufftown

Refurbishment & Internal Alterations to existing dwelling. Internal re-organisation, removing internal partitions and creating a new sunny, light kitchen with new back door entrance. Formation of new snug, utility and downstairs shower room.



Modernisation, upgrading & extensions to two estate cottages in Moray. Building in provision for wood fuel heating system to be operated by the Estate.




Edinville, Aberlour

Extension and Alterations to semi-detached cottage in Edinville. Creation of new Living Room and entrance foyer.



Caledon House, Findhorn

Renovation & Re-modelling of a traditional Findhorn dwelling. Carefully restoring the main street elevation, providing a new window to the gable (over looking the Bay) and opening up the rear of the house to give contemporary living accommodation for a family. This is an exciting project that we look forward to progressing over the coming months.


194 Findhorn

Extensive refurbishment and repair of 194 Findhorn comprising removal of 1970's extensions and replacement with new kitchen, dining & living room space overlooking Findhorn Bay.


Marine Cottage, 123 Findhorn

The refurbishment of 123 Findhorn provides ground floor accommodation to meet the needs of today; insulation, central heating, mobility access with a second ground floor bedroom with a shower room of wet-room construction. Externally the small extension resembles the external form & materials of a timber net-shed. Existing windows & secondary glazing will be removed and replaced with double-glazed timber units. The works will allow the longterm owners to live in Findhorn together into their old age.


Grannys Cottage, Findhorn

Simple extension to a traditional 'half' house in the fisher village of Findhorn. Low key yet contemporary. Incremental and sensitive modernisation.


Shore Street, Applecross

Provision of new dormers and upgrading of windows to No.10 Shore Street, Applecross. Set within the Conservation Area of Shore Street this small project hopes to put back some of the traditional charm to the main Street Elevation while also creating a new rear dormer to create first floor access to rear garden space.


129 Findhorn

Removal of 1980's front & rear extensions and replacement in keeping with Findhorn Conservation Village. Refurbished to meet the needs of today; insulation, central heating, mobility access and a sunny light kitchen / living / dining space. New back door provided from Courtyard, into a Hall and Utility room. Ground floor shower room. Previously a holiday cottage the works to 129 Findhorn will allow the present owner to live here on a full time and long-term basis.


Anchor Cottage, 29 Findhorn

Bringing sunlight and space in to a traditional Findhorn Cottage. Opening up existing roof space to allow for new vellum roof windows to existing kitchen space and forming new sunroom porch.


Duff Street, Hopeman

Sensitive addition of a new Front Porch in keeping with the traditional design of the period villa. Further extension to the rear wing of the dwelling (maintaining existing ridge heights) to provide north facing living & dining room.


201 Findhorn

Located overlooking Findhorn Bay this is a house in need of sympathetic modernisation & refurbishment. Replacing inappropriate extensions & porches, pvc windows and re-rendering; it is intended to bring this residence back to being a charming and classic Findhorn home.


Re-imaging - House in Cawdor

"We have a great location but please can you make our 1980's bungalow fit in with the character & style of Cawdor Village" This project involves the internal & external renovation of an existing dwelling in order to change is image, environmental performance and to provide contemporary modern styling.


BayView Cottage - Findhorn

Small scale changes to an old cottage overlooking Findhorn Bay in order to maximise views from the house to the water. Simple and low-key.


Extension to 29 Findhorn

Re-working a traditional fisher cottage in the heart of the village of Findhorn to create additional accommodation for a young family.


Bridge House, Munlochy

An amazing Baronial retreat yet built only 20 years ago. We were asked to design a new Barn and refurbish the outbuildings to provide a state-of-the art Log Boiler Heating system in order reduce running costs and ensure the environmental credentials for future generations. Is it Architecture ? Maybe not but it is a good project, worth doing and we were glad to help.


Dunbar Extension

Take a standard Miller Home and funk it up a bit to create a really special living space customised around the needs of the new owners. Design on a budget, something within the grasp of nearly everyone.


White Ash, 165 Findhorn

Extension & Alterations to a traditional stone built house within the Conservation Village of Findhorn and over looking the Findhorn Bay.


Kimberley House, 95 Findhorn

Internal re-organisation of a traditional terraced building. Creation of first floor living accommodation with magnificent views over Findhorn Bay. Contemporary refurbishment and upgrading of an old building structure adjacent to the famous Kimberly Inn.


176 Findhorn

Restoration, repair and extension to a traditional stone villa in the heart of Findhorn Conservation Village. Removal of inappropriate 1960's extensions and replacement of new kitchen / dining and open plan living space. Contract Works in progress by Scotia Preservation & Maintenance Ltd.