Inside the Grand Designs property so stunning the developer refused to sell and moved in his family

A BRIGHTON property wowed its developer so much that he took it for himself, moving his whole family into the contemporary home.

The unique wildflower-covered roof and the Japanese-inspired layout are only some of Hove House’s stand-out features, resulting in property boss Paul Templeton deciding not to put it on the market.

A Brighton property wowed its developer so much that he took it for himself

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A Brighton property wowed its developer so much that he took it for himselfCredit: Baobab
Property boss Paul Templeton moved his whole family into the contemporary home

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Property boss Paul Templeton moved his whole family into the contemporary homeCredit: Baobab

Paul, who owns property development company Baobab Developments, spent over two years working on the stunning single-storey home, where it was intended for a lucky future customer.

His company specialises in building homes with a clear architectural slant, and the very private, sanctuary-like Hove House stood out amongst the city’s abundance of huge extensions and four-storey properties.

The compact home features in tonight’s episode of Grand

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Grand Designs viewers stunned by urban home the size of a London tube carriage

GRAND Designs viewers could not believe their eyes when they saw a house so tiny it was the size of a London tube carriage.

The Channel 4 series presented its annual, House of the Year special, and featured the tiny home in south London.

Grand Designs viewers were in awe of a tiny house built in London.  The 'Slot House' is 2.8 metres wide and the size of a London Tube carriage

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Grand Designs viewers were in awe of a tiny house built in London. The ‘Slot House’ is 2.8 metres wide and the size of a London Tube carriage
The Slot House was designed by architects, and married couple, Sally and Sandy Rendel

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The Slot House was designed by architects, and married couple, Sally and Sandy Rendel
Some of the home's features include exposed materials which allowed more space as nothing was plaster boarded.

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Some of the home’s features include exposed materials which allowed more space as nothing was plaster boarded.

The ‘Slot House’ was designed by married architecture couple Sally and Sandy Rendel.

They built the house in a 2.8 metre gap alongside their home and come up with a series of innovative ideas to make the most out of the small space.

Sandy

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Recently opened home model center in Casa Grande unveils new designs

What are the features you’re looking for in a dream home? Is it a light-filled open kitchen for cooking and entertaining, a spacious walk-in closet for storing your clothing or a en-suite with double sinks?

In Casa Grande, take a tour of new homes at Palm Creek Resort & Residences. This luxurious, 55-plus community has unveiled a model center for a sneak peek look at new manufactured homes designed by Cavco and Champion Homes. Here you can view the must-have features everyone wants in their abode, from sleek appliances to high ceilings and wood laminate flooring.

You’ll find everything you need in the modern kitchen, from wide countertops and huge islands to stainless-steel appliances and deep farmhouse sinks.

Tucked in this quiet community midway between Phoenix and Tucson, Palm Creek offers stylish resort living, where every day is a golf day.

For an active lifestyle, Palm Creek has access to top-notch amenities, including four swimming pools and four hot tubs, pickleball and tennis courts, lawn bowling, and a softball field, among other

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Coventry Homes Debuts New Townhome Designs in Round Rock, Texas

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Coventry Homes, the signature brand of No. 37 builder McGuyer Homebuilders, has introduced a new line of townhome designs in its Sonoma Heights community in Round Rock, Texas.

Sales have begun for the Champagne and Chardonnay floor plans, which are priced from the upper $300,000s. Sonoma Heights is the first place Coventry Homes will offer the two series.

“We wanted to introduce new designs that really fit into the aesthetics of this community,” says Alex Dadidakis, central Texas division president for McGuyer Homebuilders. “The new designs will offer buyers exceptional luxury with many backing up to greenbelts. They are sure to appeal to everyone.”

The three-bedroom townhomes range from 1,589 to 1,806 square feet. The Champagne features an upstairs primary suite, while the Chardonnay plan has a downstairs primary suite. Designs also boast entertainment lofts and private yards with covered patios.

Sonoma Heights is a gated

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