If you’re interested in buying a property in a prime yet peaceful location, have small children or acccessibility requirements, then a single-storey home could be the answer.
While you might associate such builds – formerly known as bungalows – with cramped interiors, the reality is that this type of property often occupies a large plot so if exisiting space is limited it can be increased for a reasonable outlay. Some single-storeys are sold with planning permission to convert the loft so you may be able to extend upwards.
Stairs take up a lot more room than you might think so not having them maximises available internal space. It also means you can have a light and airy open-plan design.
Here are six of the best examples currently on the market.