West Yard Farm

An award winning, progressive design in the Dartmoor National Park.

Hidden House

A radical design, in the Dartmoor National Park.

Milking Parlour

Voted 'Best Oak Framed Home in the UK' 2014.


A substantial residence in the Dartmoor National Park.

Grey Matter

Award-winning design set within an old Brunel warehouse

Cookery School

New commerical build

Lyneham Coombe

A stunning, award-winning residence

Feature Project: West Yard Farm
01. About Us

Who We Are

We are an award winning architectural practice, located in Ashburton, Devon. Our approach aims to wed progressive, contemporary design with environmentally responsible construction practices.

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The team at VE & S were wonderful. They delivered our dreams into a reality mixing Grade 2* with modern lines. Highly recommend. Come and see for yourself.

Andrew Walwyn, Kingsbridge

Feature Project: Hidden House
02. About Us

How We Work

Each of our projects is treated with the same verve and creativity, irrespective of its size or budget. We will listen carefully to your requirements, aspirations and constraints to develop a clear project brief, prior to commencement.

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van Ellen + Sheryn provided us with expert professional services as we undertook our first build project. It was a steep learning curve but Eilir and Freddie helped us through design (keeping to our brief), planning (negotiating with Dartmoor National Park), choosing a builder, drawing up contracts and advice during the build itself. We couldn’t have done it without them and we felt their combined experience locally made a huge difference to the project’s success. Thank you very much!

Dr. and Mrs. N Cartmell, Devon

Feature Project: Milking Parlour
03. About Us

What We Do

The design we produce will be a bespoke and site specific response to your brief, clearly communicated to you and based upon realistic budgets and sound construction methodology.

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Thank you so much for your input into my project. I cannot recommend you highly enough in terms of design, time keeping and efficiency. With best wishes

Ruth Bill, Yelverton

Feature Project: Cookery School
04. About Us

Our Ethos

We aim to make the design process an enjoyable and collaborative experience, whilst providing you with comprehensive and well-considered design options throughout the design development.

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We have been clients of van Ellen + Sheryn since their early days and have always found them a pleasure to work with. We are still with van Ellen + Sheryn partly because they are excellent architects but also because we get a highly personalised service. We are consistently looked after by the right person and our requests are dealt with swiftly.

D Stevenson, Anchorstone Properties Devon

Voted Best On Houzz!

Our projects have won numerous awards, voted for by Houzz's 40 million users. Houzz is a great way to get inspired, discover products and collaborate with us on ideas for your home.

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