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flew over to see us he instantly seemed to get what we were looking for.” One of the couple’s stipulations was to have the main living space sited on the first floor, to better take in the views. “That came from life experience,” says Colin. They previously lived in a top floor flat in Edinburgh and loved the elevated vista. “When we mentioned this to Richard, he shinned up the windsock mast and said: ‘Yes, you’re absolutely right – much better view from up here.’ We very much liked his hands-on attitude.” Before their meeting Marta had also been working on a rough mood board, collecting colours, shapes, putting together things that they liked. “We gave it to Richard, discussed a few ideas and the next time we saw him, he arrived with his design; we hadn’t even confirmed whether we were going to work with him or not!”


“At first I was thinking, where’s our choice of


three designs?,” Colin laughs, “However, Richard came up with something neither of us could have imagined! It’s a big credit to Richard that he actually listened to what we wanted, and then added a bit of magic dust.” The couple only instigated two changes to


Richard’s design. One was to make the car port into a garage with a proper door, and the second was to add a separate utility room as Richard had initially housed the washing machine in the bathroom next to the main bedroom. Colin and Marta decided this would be too noisy and located the utility room downstairs, in the room that was situated


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HIGH POINT


“Literally, the highest point of the house!” says Colin. “We had to put the foundations in ourselves after watching a YouTube video! Marta was on a high in every sense when she inserted the final bolt at the top.”


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