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house build

Post by wildstar » Feb 22nd, '17, 19:33

Hi guys
is there any builders out there can help.
I am thinking of buying a plot and want a sort of rough idea how much a 2 bed detached house or bungalow with a garage would cost to build

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Re: house build

Post by TLS-Moose » Feb 22nd, '17, 20:02

Lots of variables in that request. Size of property (from spec developer to American proportions), what type of construction (factory built to all traditional materials), self build or built by others, type of land it's being built on (ground type and level) ...... Could be anywhere from £10k (ex holiday caravan) to £250k+ .......

A couple of sites to give some food for thought ......
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http://www.self-build.co.uk/which-building-route" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


Even the merchants are getting in on it ......
http://www.jewson.co.uk/working-with-yo ... alculator/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: house build

Post by Mervin » Feb 22nd, '17, 21:03

How much are old railway carriages then moosey , could convert one of them lol
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Re: house build

Post by TLS-Moose » Feb 22nd, '17, 22:23

Mervin wrote:How much are old railway carriages then moosey , could convert one of them lol

Wouldn't have a clue, but there's a few available in Dawlish Warren, I beleive .....
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Re: house build

Post by Smiler » Feb 24th, '17, 21:05

wildstar wrote:Hi guys
is there any builders out there can help.
I am thinking of buying a plot and want a sort of rough idea how much a 2 bed detached house or bungalow with a garage would cost to build
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Re: house build

Post by Gimlet » Feb 24th, '17, 21:11

Without plans its a how long is a piece of string question.
The old rule of thumb was £1000 per square of floor space (all floors not just the ground floor footprint).
Still not a bad way of calculating a ball-park figure except the £1000 bit is now out of date. Allow £1500.
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Re: house build

Post by Ruffian » Feb 24th, '17, 21:16

Something like a timber frame log cabin might be another option,
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