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How much does it cost to build a house?

Article from: www.granddesignsmagazine.com

 We asked self build experts to give us an average calculation of different self build house types so you know how much building a house actually costs in 2019.

 

For a guide on how much it costs to build a new home, take a look at Nottingham-based practice Julian Owen Associates Architects build cost table, based on experience rather than the therorectical calculations used by quantity surveryors.

*All sizes are approximate for typical self build houses. Build cost per sqm multiplied by typical floor area.

Very small bungalow

 GD HOUSE 2 970x500

Image:PAD Studio

• Floor area: 70 sqm
• Budget: £87,500
• Average: £105,000
• Good: £122,500
• High quality: £140,000
• Very high quality: £175,000

Small 3-bed semi

 GD HOUSE 3 970x500

Image: 2 of a Kind - Robert Dye - Laura Murdock. Photographer: Jefferson Smith/Media 10 images

• Floor area: 85 sqm
• Budget: £106,250
• Average: £127,500
• Good: £148,750
• High quality: £170,000
• Very high quality: £212,500

Medium 3-bed

GD HOUSE 4 970x500 

Image: 'Amphibious' owned by Andy and Nicki Bruce. Photographer: Darren Chung/Media 10 images

• Floor area: 115 sqm
• Budget: £143,750
• Average: £172,500
• Good: £201,250
• High quality: £230,000
• Very high quality: £287,500

Average 4 bed

GD HOUSE 5 970x500

Image: Norwich Grand Designs TV House - Natasha Cargill. Photographer: Darren Chung/Media 10 images

• Floor area: 140 sqm
• Budget: £175,000
• Average: £210,000
• Good: £245,000
• High quality: £280,000
• Very high quality: £350,000

Good sized 4-bed/small 5-bed

 GD HOUSE 6 970x500

Image: Wedge House - Melanie & John Robinson. Photographer: Mel Yates/Media 10 images

• Floor area: 180 sqm
• Budget: £200,000
• Average: £240,000
• Good: £280,000
• High quality: £320,000
• Very high quality: £400,000

Average 5-bed

GD HOUSE 7 970x500

Image: Lewes, East Sussex Grand Designs TV House, owned by Stephen Yeomans and Anita Findlay. Photographer: Matt Chisnall

• Floor area: 180 sqm
• Budget: £225,000
• Average: £270,000
• Good: £315,000
• High quality: £360,000
• Very high quality: £450,000

Large 5-bed

GD HOUSE 8 970x500 

Image: Mothership Grand Designs TV house, owned by Martin Walker, Jefferson Smith/Media 10 images

• Floor area: 200 sqm
• Budget: £250,000
• Average: £300,000
• Good: £350,000
• High quality: £400,000
• Very high quality: £500,000

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