Real Estate & Property Awards 2022

BUILD Real Estate & Property Awards 2022 10 Sep22277 ased in Reading, Berkshire, Lukmore Urban Developments specialises in the design and creation of luxury residential homes, urban renewal, and countryside executive houses through Lukmore Monogram. Both branches are known for being devoted to quality, with residences being completed to the highest of standards, no matter whether it’s a one-bedroom apartment or a plush, river-side home. Indeed, Lukmore Urban Developments Ltd and Lukmore Monogram boast impressive portfolios, complete with homes that invoke a sense of awe and envy. Lee Barnes, the Managing Director, explains, ‘Lukmore evolved from completing the first office to residential conversion in Reading Town Centre. A lot was learnt from this, and we went on to develop many other conversions, including listed buildings and new build, mainly within Reading and the surrounding towns and villages.’ The genesis of Lukmore Monogram came to be as the company saw an opportunity in the marketplace to specialise in luxury executive homes within both rural and semi-rural locations. However, the company truly came to life thanks to a chance to re-develop a site in Goring-on-Thames, an old house previously owned by the parents of Lee’s partner, Helen Prater. Goring-on-Thames is a quaint village surrounded by a magnificent natural environment, including the Berkshire Downs, Chiltern Hills, and the River Thames, and it is conveniently home to a railway station with connections to London, Reading, and Didcot. In essence, it is a popular location for high earners and professionals looking to escape city life. When asked about a recent project, Lee tells us,‘our latest project is the development of two unique five-bedroom detached houses located within the hamlet of Greys Green near Henley-on-Thames. They are being built in a disused paddock Picture your dream home: what does it look like? How many bedrooms does it have? Is it in the countryside or tucked away in a city? Lukmore Urban Developments and Lukmore Monogram specialise in all of these areas, developing luxury homes for professionals, families, and the upper echelons of society. So, whether you’re looking for a country retreat or a modern home, be sure to check out Lukmore Urban Developments and Lukmore Monogram. B Best Premium Residential Development Firm - South East England which was surplus to requirements by the previous owner. The challenges there were firstly getting the services to the site over National Trust Land.’ In essence, the company strives to produce quality, and it is willing to go above and beyond to develop homes that fit perfectly within their environment. The company works in tandem with leading architects, influencing all aspects of the design of each development from conception, with a particular focus on the finer details and finishes. Moreover, each development is fitted with internal finishes that are tailored to each development style – forming a cohesive design inside and out – and are detailed and functional. ‘We will only build in the best locations and with the best materials. We spend many hours sourcing the right products and of the best quality. Anyone who purchases a Lukmore property, can be confident it will not be replicated,’ adds Lee. For example, the Windover Mews, Basingstoke development offers a converted collection of two-bedroom houses and one and two-bedroom apartments wrapped up in an exclusive gated development. Calm, opulent, and cosy, the residences provide the perfect setting for a peaceful life. The homes mirror the historical influence seen throughout the town; however, internally, they are completed with contemporary furnishings and décor. Lukmore Urban Developments and Lukmore Monogram has, quite simply, managed to strike the balance between two different eras. The small, family-run companies offers a personal touch to each development, and it’s clear to see that this is why