Lakes by YOO: luxury second-home development featuring engineered wood flooring

Mar 31, 2023

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Flooring: Ecohardwood. Colour: Ocean Breeze. Interior: Hamilford Design. Installation: Ecohardwood Contractors. Location: Costwolds, Lakes by YOO.

Lakes by YOO is a luxury second-home development located in the Cotswolds region of England. It is a collaboration between property developer John Hitchcox and designer Philippe Starck, and features a collection of bespoke lakeside homes surrounded by 850 acres of nature reserve.

The development includes a range of amenities, such as a spa, tennis courts, a gym, and a boathouse. There are also several restaurants and cafes on site, as well as a concierge service to assist with any needs or requests. In addition to the homes themselves, Lakes by YOO offers a range of experiences and activities for residents, including paddle boarding, kayaking, hiking, and wildlife watching.

The homes at Lakes by YOO are designed with a focus on sustainability and natural materials, featuring timber cladding, stone accents, and expansive windows to allow for plenty of natural light and views of the surrounding landscape.

Woof flooring in tailor-made Ocean Breeze colour

The interior of this second home, the lake house project, was created by Hamilford Design. Throughout the house, Ecohardwood Contractors installed herringbone parquet and planks using double oak engineered wood flooring that was tailor-made at Ecohardwood's state-of-the-art factory in Ocean Breeze colour.

YOO group is a leading player in the residential and hotel design industry, known for its distinctive style, which combines contemporary design with classic elements and influences from various cultures and styles. The company's design philosophy emphasizes creating spaces that are both beautiful and functional, with an emphasis on comfort, sustainability, and a sense of community.

YOO works with leading architects and designers to create bespoke interiors for residential and hospitality projects around the world. 

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We recently collaborated with Ecohardwoods for our project in Ealing, and I must say, the experience was outstanding. A special thanks to Irmantas for his invaluable assistance. His expertise in engineered wood was evident in the quality of materials we received. The precision and quality of their engineered wood contributed immensely to the aesthetic and durability of our project. Our clients were extremely pleased with the results. Kudos to Irmantas and the Ecohardwoods team for their exemplary service and top-tier products. Highly recommend them for anyone in need of premium engineered wood supplies.
Highly motivated approach to customer service, exceptionally high quality flooring, delivered exactly on the day that was first estimated, extremely pleased and satisfied with the whole experience and will be placing another order in the next month or two for phase 2 of my flooring project.
Our experience at Indomo Ltd has always been positive with Ecohardwood. Their flooring offers an ideal balance between quality and price while being eco-friendly, which is perfect for our clients. The prompt arrival of samples and friendly customer service made the experience smooth. We have specified their flooring throughout the spaces of our project, including the kitchen, as we trust its durability and versatility.
Hamilford Design have used Ecohardwood floors across multiple projects. The product is incredible and the team are extremely professional and efficient. We look forward to working with them in the future!
We popped down to the showroom last year and ordered 2-layer Ivory, brushed character planks which we saw online. It was worth the journey as the planks are as beautiful as we thought. We also wanted flooring that the builder would enjoy working with as there is a lot of floor. Fircim Bici (our builder) was really impressed with the quality. But most of all, we have lived with this floor for five months and had many comments as it how beautiful it is.
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