Lympstone Roof Extension

Ivy-Lea is nestled in the farming fields on the outskirts of the tranquil village of Lympstone, with panoramic views to the ancient Woodbury common SSSI, and over the RSPB protected nature reserves of Exe estuary to the forests of Mamhead and Haldon. The client wanted to double the footprint of the existing bungalow by adding another storey and thus making the most of the beautiful views.

The Project

We were commissioned to carry out the associated first fix carpentry works involved in extending the roof, whilst the materials, were supplied by the client. During the building works the client and his family remained living in the rooms on the ground floor.


Fitting floor joists & covering

Erecting external load bearing timber walls

Fitting trusses & all associated works

Forming hand-cut dormas

Fitting sarking & barges

Constructing internal walls & doorways for bedrooms


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