Zenith, Cheltenham

RRA Architects > Zenith, Cheltenham
  • Zenith is a split-level 3 storey replacement dwelling in the Californian international style, set in half an acre on the Battledown estate, a mile and a half from Cheltenham town centre. Planning for this substantial house was achieved by integrating the volume well within a difficult sloping site accounting for; existing trees, overlooking & orientation, and the scale & character of the surrounding area.
  • Status: 2015
  • Location: Battledown, Cheltenham
  • Value: £1.1m
  • Contractor: Weatherark
  • Structural Engineer: Richard Jackson Ltd
  • Photo Credit: Heather Gunn Photography
  • Planning Consultant: Hunter Page Planning Ltd
  • Ecology Consultant: Tyler Grange LLP
  • Landscaping: Acorn Landscapes
  • Stair Specialists: Glass & Stainless
  • Categories: Residential-Private Housing
  • Tags: Air Source Heat Pump, Cheltenham, Contemporary, Glass, Interior Design, Landscaped, Mood Lighting, Residential Private Housing, Swimming Pool

The result is a minimal 6,000 sq ft property which has a bridged courtyard entrance, six bedroom suites and vast gallery-style living spaces at the heart of which is a suspended wood burner and floating, glassbalustraded staircase. There’s also a cinema room, a gym and a heated outdoor pool.