In this example of a basement conversion Reading, the property was previously a derelict basement undercroft area which has now been converted into two bright 2-bedroom apartments. Working alongside the property developer (www.XPProperty.co.uk), AURA Architecture has added remarkable value to the property by creating residential properties from a previously uninhabitable basement.
To make extra head height, the team had to dig down and add more windows around the property to increase the amount of natural light. But, what was an uninhabitable space, is now two beautiful and carefully designed flats which have:
The basement conversion was fully waterproofed with a tanking membrane system from DELTA Membranes with a 30-year product warranty. As a result, the new owners can ensure that this basement will remain dry and free from dampness and water ingress. This is one of the most important factors when designing a basement conversion.
To think this space was an unused undercroft of an existing block of six flats! It makes sense for a property developer to convert the basement into 2 Modern Flats. These quality apartments are perfect for First Time Buyers and were available on the Help to Buy Scheme which only requires a low deposit. Both apartments have:
If you would like to find out more about converting basements, see our blog post on basement conversions in London and the Home Counties. We provide a full architectural consultation and are experts in both basements, kitchen extensions and loft conversions in Reading and across Berkshire. The combined experience of our team can take care of the whole design process from start to finish.
Call us on 0118 309 0000 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The image on the right is for illustrative purposes only to demonstrate what our team can design and complete for basement areas.