Bringing people, ecology and award-winning architecture together in perfect harmony

From buying a freehold plot to turning the key on your new holiday home, we ensure the process is as frictionless as possible. Choose from one of Habitat First Group’s award-winning designs, modify an existing one or instruct your own architect for something one-off.

Whichever you go for, make your own stamp on the details. Recommended builders are on hand to help you build and customise your property, ready to deliver a range of interiors and the best in sustainable materials and finishes.

Or why not consider one of our resales for ultimate convenience?

New Build Designs

Habitat House

A ground-breaking design by award-winning architects Featherstone Young, with a distinctive wildflower sloping roof. This house blends in beautifully with the natural environment, providing the very best in sustainable luxury.

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Designed by architect Jerry Tate, this potential home is clad in rich redwood cedar with clay roof tiles and has a wrap-around deck for stunning views over the lakes and nature reserve beyond. Constructed from structural insulated panels (SIPs), the Lighthouse is the first Habitat First Group design to meet Passivhaus performance standards and can be configured to meet code level 6 of the Code for Sustainable Homes.

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Corner House

The avant-garde cubic design of the Corner House combines minimalist simplicity with cutting edge contemporary construction to deliver a space that allows your family room to grow. Strategically-placed roof lights flood the house with natural light and the large open-plan living areas offer a sociable space to relax and enjoy the far reaching views across the nature reserve.

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Designed by architect Willmore Iles, the Barn design has a very spacious and airy feel, with a distinctive Cotswolds tiled pitched roof, gable ends and an almost entire glass frontage. The flexible design can be configured to suit small and large families, with optional finishes of cedar, stone and / or render.

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Water Garden

This exciting roof terrace design by architect Andy Ramus focuses on renewable energy resources and low energy bills. Built with structural insulated panels (SIPs) and hand-finished by local tradesman, it is one of the most efficient designs that Habitat First Group has launched.

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Designed by architect Willmore Iles, the Skydeck beautifully blends contemporary architecture, eco-friendly construction and an outstanding sense of connectivity to the great outdoors. The full-length roof terrace with full glass frontage is accessed by a hydraulic roof light and and offers stunning views over the lakes and the nature reserve beyond.

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Sun House

The award-winning four-bed Sun House has been one of Habitat First Group’s most popular designs thanks to its large open-plan living area and mezzanine floor, which allows owners to customise the space according to their needs. The design has won Best Small House in recent years.

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Summer House

Drawing inspiration from the local vernacular, this three or four-bedroom detached cottage echoes the details, scale, proportions and charm of West Dorset villages. With a traditional palette of local stone, timber, render and tiles, the Summer House elegantly integrates traditional architectural features with contemporary interpretations.

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Orchid House

One of Habitat First Group’s Landmark houses inspired by the rare Bee Orchid flower found at the estate. The organic form is created from laminated veneer lumbar (LVL) ribs and clad with timber shingles (tiles), with a camouflage pattern burnt in to the timber. The late Jeremy Paxton was particularly passionate about this design and the Paxton family would be delighted to bring it to life at Silverlake.

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For sale

Beaumont Village 22

Asking Price £385,000

22 Beaumont Village is a beautiful 2 bedroomed terraced cottage uniquely available for immediate occupation and rental income. This cosy Purbeck stone cottage is nestled in the heart of Beaumont Village with views across to Beaumont Lake and the nature reserve to the south.

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Tally Ho

Asking Price £435,000

Tally Ho is a modern 3 bedroom village house built in 2018. A perfect retreat or furnished holiday let within Silverlake, offering a range of facilities for a wonderful holiday experience. The property itself is light and bright incorporating open living, private garden and canoe store.

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Wakeling Island 21

Asking Price £670,000

Wakeling Island 21 is something very special. A pristine recently completed first floor living 4 bedroom Summer House. One of the newest designs available and wrapped entirely in cedar this property’s clean lines are eye-catching. It also commands a privileged position on Wakeling Island on its own waterside plot with a private jetty. Add in a private canoe store, two private parking spaces, and an electric car charging point and you really have the complete package. The feature point of the design is a full length living floor with a designer kitchen, vaulted ceilings, log burner leading on to first-floor balcony. 4 good sized bedrooms with master ensuite and doors opening onto deck and garden, a family bathroom completes the picture on the ground floor.

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Beaumont Village 28

Asking Price £595,000

An impressive 3 bedroom light and spacious contemporary property with a large private roof terrace enjoying fabulous views over the adjacent lake and countryside. The master bedroom also has an attractive outlook to Beaumont Lake and the beach area beyond.

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