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Detached home design ideas, inspiration & pictures

  1.  Detached home by Rakta Studio, Tropical
  2.  Detached home by TOP CENTRE PROPERTIES GROUP (PTY) LTD, Modern
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  4. Amazing Modern Vacation House:  Detached home by Comelite Architecture, Structure and Interior Design , Modern
  5. Amazing Modern Vacation House:  Detached home by Comelite Architecture, Structure and Interior Design , Modern
  6. Contemporary House Extension, 22 Featherhall Crescent North, Edinburgh:  Detached home by Capital A Architecture , Modern
  7. Mediterranean Arabic House Design:  Detached home by Comelite Architecture, Structure and Interior Design , Mediterranean
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  9. Valerio Residence:  Detached home by Angeles Designs , Asian Reinforced concrete
  10. Georgian House Design:  Detached home by Comelite Architecture, Structure and Interior Design , Colonial
  11. Georgian House Design:  Detached home by Comelite Architecture, Structure and Interior Design , Colonial
  12. Contemporary Extension:  Detached home by Hackett Visuals, Modern Quartz
  13. Bordon wraparound extension and reconfiguration project:  Detached home by dwell design, Modern
  14. Bordon wraparound extension and reconfiguration project:  Detached home by dwell design, Modern
  15. Bordon wraparound extension and reconfiguration project:  Detached home by dwell design, Modern
  16. Bordon wraparound extension and reconfiguration project:  Detached home by dwell design, Modern
  17. Farnham internal remodelling and modernisation project:  Detached home by dwell design, Modern
  18. Farnham internal remodelling and modernisation project:  Detached home by dwell design, Modern
  19. Extensions and home developments:  Detached home by MatchBox Architects, Modern
  20. :  Detached home by JMSD Consultant - 3D Architectural Visualization Studio, Modern Concrete
  21. House Extension, Conservation area, Co. Tyrone:  Detached home by Marshall McCann Architects, Classic
  22. House Extension, Conservation area, Co. Tyrone:  Detached home by Marshall McCann Architects, Modern Wood Wood effect
  23. Contemporary Barn House, Derry / Londonderry:  Detached home by Marshall McCann Architects, Modern Wood Wood effect
  24. Contemporary Barn House, Derry / Londonderry:  Detached home by Marshall McCann Architects, Modern Metal
  25. Eco-Tech Home in York:  Detached home by Townscape Architects, Modern
  26. Eco-Tech Home in York:  Detached home by Townscape Architects, Modern
  27. New Build Flats:  Detached home by Arthur Architects, Modern
  28. New Build Flats:  Detached home by Arthur Architects, Modern
  29. New Build Flats:  Detached home by Arthur Architects, Modern
  30. New Build Home in Hertfordshire:  Detached home by MB Masterbuilders Ltd., Modern
  31. New Build Home in Hertfordshire:  Detached home by MB Masterbuilders Ltd., Modern
  32. :  Detached home by DEMİRHANLAR YAPI MİMARLIK, Modern
  33. Corn Yard:  Detached home by CODA Bespoke, Modern

What are some detached home styles?

Single-family homes, or detached homes as they’re more commonly known in the UK, are defined as free-standing residential buildings. They typically have open space on all four sides and are, fairly obviously, designed to house a single family. In the UK there are several types of detached home, with perhaps the most familiar being the suburban dwelling common to every town and city, usually featuring a front and back garden or driveway. Another popular type of detached home is the cottage; a typically small, rural abode characterised by traditional materials and rustic design. Back in an urban environment, bungalows are another example popular with retired or elderly residents due to their one-storey design and copious outdoor spaces. Then, for those for whom money is no object, there are grand mansions or villas. These will invariably be detached, and most often situated in the countryside with the luxury of extensive grounds.

What are the characteristics of detached homes?

Detached homes typically house one family and have space on all four sides separating them from their nearest neighbours. They won’t share any essential facility or service such as hot water or heating with another dwelling, and have direct access to the street or thoroughfare on which they’re located. They’re also usually built on a larger plot of land, allowing them some generous garden space both at the front and back. In the UK, detached homes will often come with a garage and driveway to accommodate the family’s vehicles. Due to their relatively large size, detached homes are more costly to buy or rent than smaller terraces or semi-detached abodes, although this will vary nationwide depending on the desirability of the local area.

What are the pros and cons of detached homes?

Perhaps the most coveted advantage to owning a detached home is that the plot on which it’s built belongs solely to the residents. Not only does this afford privacy and freedom, it also means the owners can (usually) extend their home without seeking planning permission or other legal back-up. This, along with the lack of property management fees, is considered to be the main advantage. The freedom to plan and design your home as you wish is a precious commodity, especially in crowded British cities. The flipside to this autonomy, however, is that you’ll have to cough up all the cash required to maintain and develop your property. You’re in sole charge, and liable for any projects you chose to undertake, from repairs and damage limitation to remodelling. This also goes for the land outside of your home, so be prepared to fork out if you want a high-maintenance garden! Another drawback is that detached homes tend to rack up higher energy bills throughout the winter, partly due to their higher surface area-to-volume ratio, i.e. heat lost due to a lack of adjoining buildings. As most single-family homes tend to be built in the suburbs, they also tend to require a longer commute time for their inhabitants, adding to both the length of each journey and its associated carbon footprint.

How much does it cost to build a detached home?

The costs of building a detached home will vary hugely depending on the location and details of the build. As a very rough guide, the average cost of a self-build project, including land is somewhere around £260k. This is above the average house price of approximately £170k, but the markup when selling on a self-built home is considered to be between 20-25%—so it depends on your long-term goals. If you’re after ballpark build times for a detached home, a rough guide is around 4 to 6 months. Of course this will vary hugely depending on the size of the team involved, your budget, and the scale of the project. Another feasible and popular option is to renovate or upgrade an existing detached home. This will cost less than a complete new build and the options are pretty much endless when it comes to design and style. The most important thing is to do your research and plan thoroughly—and don’t forget to enlist the help of a reputable architect to guide you through the process.