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.

Westwoods

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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van Ellen + Sheryn Ltd. have worked with me on a number of projects in South Devon, ranging from the refurbishment of a 1930’s period property, to high-end private dwellings and a new-build housing scheme. In each project they have provided an excellent and comprehensive service, combining contemporary design, planning knowledge and technical expertise. It has been an enjoyable process working with them, and I would not hesitate in recommending their services in the future.

David Miles, Leicester

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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When we started, we weren’t even sure what it was we wanted and it wasn’t until about the ‘Mark VII’ version that we finally felt brave enough to give the go ahead. During this ‘design gestation’ we felt embarrassed at our lack of direction but our indecision was met with patience and guidance until the final layout was agreed…everything was handled with smooth professionalism including the planning process with Dartmoor National Park.

David Holyoak, Buckfast

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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You don’t think you need an architect until you hit problems (especially awkward planners) then the experience, insight and professionalism of van Ellen and Sheryn is priceless.

Ian Buswell, Cirencester

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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Van Ellen + Sheryn have a consistent and thorough approach to the design of individual properties as well as place making. The projects we have undertaken with them have expertly balanced our brief with relevant contemporary design that is highly marketable. Their design lead approach, along with excellent interpersonal skills, pays dividends when presenting proposals to both Local Authorities and the public at consultation events.

Graeme Fuell, Head of Design, Linden Homes

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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