Simon Parfett

Somerset

Simon commissioned us to design and fabricate a hotel in the trees located in the grounds of the grand Georgian mansion Harptree Court near Bristol.

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Simon Parfett

Somerset

Simon commissioned us to design and fabricate a hotel in the trees located in the grounds of the grand Georgian mansion Harptree Court near Bristol.

A Micro Hotel

Simon has a background in global climate change simulation (as well as carpentry, and natural building techniques) and now runs the company Bowerhouse Construction.

Facit has been commissioned to design and fabricate a hotel in the trees located in the grounds of the grand Georgian mansion Harptree Court near Bristol, book your stay here.

Harptree Court is a beautiful country house built in 1797. Linda and Charles have been running this luxury bed and breakfast since 2003 and have been rated 5 star ever since.

The pods are circular in plan and house a compact self-contained hotel apartment sitting in under the canopy of a 300 year old Oak tree. The raised platform for the building has a solid timber tri-pole structure supporting the cylindrical hotel pods.

The building uses entirely natural materials such as the larch cladding and the cedar shingles that cover the roofs.

 

Every last detail is bespoke due to the radial overlapping structures, there’s not a straight line to be seen! 

Bruce Bell, Facit Homes Director

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