Escape To The Country
Martin and Laura’s newly built home delivers a winning combination of space, light and clean lines.When Martin and Laura Clowry were given the opportunity to build on land in Co. Carlow, owned by Martin’s parents they couldn’t resist the chance to escape Dublin and build their dream home. ‘We were renting in Dublin and Martin had always dreamt of building his own home, so this was a dream come true, we moved from the city and lived with Martin’s parents just before the build started, which allowed us to be close to the site and saved us a lot of money not having to pay rent,’ explains Laura.
The house was designed by Laura’s brother-in-law to be a modern barn style open-plan home with five bedrooms. ‘We knew we wanted an open-plan modern style, his house is quite similar in style so he had some great ideas for our build,’ says Laura.
Read more in the September issue…