It’s not always about bricks and mortar

Scimitar Homes is an award winning bespoke developer specialising in building ultra-modern ‘Grand Design’ style homes across south east Wales. Established in 1989 as a commercial property builder, the expert team now focusses on residential properties and counts Sainte Adresse among its finest developments.

Speaking about the thoughts and effort behind each design, founder John Shields says: “Building a house is so much more than bricks and mortar. It takes considerable time and exceptional planning to bring the concept together before you’ve even begun mixing the cement!

“Our homes are built to last. We carefully select the right materials, both internally and externally, to suit each of our properties so they can withstand whatever the future holds. Our materials are ethically sourced and any waste is responsibly recycled.

“Sustainability is a key area and we take care that our homes are energy efficient using the latest technologies. Not only does this smart way of building look after the environment, it also keeps our homeowners warm and their bills down.

“Our commitment to the environment doesn’t stop there. Before building begins, or even the design process, our surveyors conduct a nature study of the area to enable us to build with little disturbance to any local wildlife. We’ll also be able to preserve green space and shrubbery to encourage a nature-rich area.

“The location is a big factor and needs careful consideration. Our structure should blend with its surroundings while still having that ‘wow factor’. In a development such as Sainte Adresse, the location and layout are possibly even more important as it’s not just an individual home you are working with, but a neighbourhood. Our role is to visualise how that budding community can be brought together while also having their own space and privacy. Outdoor space can often be an afterthought when visualising your dream home, but for us, it’s central to the entire scheme. Communal areas, parking and access are all factored into our plans from the outset.

“And, once all that has been finalised, we can get our hard hat on and get digging!”

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