The complete works of Northend Farmhouse

Over the past decade, and across several work phases, Barr Group have carefully restored structural elements of Northend Farmhouse.

The Potting Shed: set for cosy guest living

The conversion of a traditional brick and stone outbuilding into a standalone guest annex. Works were carried out on a cost-plus basis and were aligned with the recently renovated main house.

Heritage barns repurposed

Having made a huge lifestyle change to country living, away from easily accessible London amenities, our clients were keen to make best use of their new property’s barns and adjacent landscaped outdoor pool area.

A unique reimagining by Jane Duncan Architects

The replacement of twin industrial buildings for a unique double-sectioned dwelling, designed to "belong" within its stunning greenbelt setting.

The Hide revisited

Alongside HollandGreen Architecture, we celebrate The Hide’s shortlisting for the British Homes Awards 2022 House of the Year (over 2,500 sq ft)!

From the revered pen of Ptolemy Dean

Embarking on a project journey with one of the country's most eminent historic buildings architects was one to be embraced with enthusiasm and reverence.

Park life: London living with a touch of luxe

When Lorna Wright trained in interior design – nearly a decade ago – she was already armed with an impressive career prologue and reflected transferable skill set. A "first" career in global commercial marketing had ingrained stringent and wide-reaching project management skills.

Hollow Brook: the backstory and the full enki magazine feature

The flagship Barr Group conversion of a concrete framed agricultural building into a highly unique and sustainable family home.

The Bix Farm story

Bix Farm sits serenely into the rolling Berkshire countryside; creating flow, for three generations and guests to live ‘separately together’

The realisation of The Hide

When our clients spotted a run-down bungalow, perched on the hillside in a small hamlet just north of Berkhamsted, they found themselves with an difficult decision to make - it was a wonderful site and a residence with enormous potential… but equally a huge undertaking!

A suite on two storeys: tailor-made for panelled perfection

The remodelling and refurbishment of the master suite at Ferry House was designed by our clients themselves and translated into a structural specification and finishing schedule by the Barr Build Direct to Client team.

A minimalist modernisation of a Thames-side apartment

Set within a converted warehouse building, with its history in the hemp trade and shipping chandlery, the Barr Group team worked closely with Last Interior Design, to turn a dark and enclosed riverside apartment into a light, airy, restful abode.

The design minds behind Meadow Barn; and how moving there has been life-changing for its new owners

Meadow Brook started life as a disused livestock shed; a huge metal frame ready and waiting for its next incarnation.

The Mayfield Barn eco-vision; in tune with its surroundings without costing the earth

Mayfield Barn was the first in a pair of Dutch barn conversions situated in fields just outside the village of Long Crendon.

The Mulberry Cottage fairy tale

The renovation story of a delightful stone and timber clad cottage in idyllic South Oxfordshire.

Crinan: the Buckinghamshire barn with a highlands inspired outlook

We explore Stuart and Charlie Barr's own converted barn, a family home inspired by childhood holidays in Scotland.

Floristry studio in the countryside: a glance into the world of Claire Bowen

We take a much-anticipated tour of 'Honeysuckle and Hilda’, the floristry studio founded by Florist and Writer, Claire Bowen.

Isolation or blissful seclusion?

Interior Designer Lara Clarke has ensured that anyone lucky enough to stay at Asher House, a recent Barr Group renovation, would unequivocally claim the latter.

A timeless extension for a Grade II-listed farmhouse

Bringing space and light into a 1600's Oxford residence, while complimenting the original architecture.

Rustic outdoor living

Let us inspire you with outdoor living spaces that are perfect for socialising, whatever the weather.