Paul Butler Associates has secured planning consent on behalf of Median Homes to build four houses in Didsbury, south Manchester.
The four detached houses, designed by Stockport-based architects Cartwright & Gross, will be built in the extensive grounds of The Rookery, a large 19th Century house on Palatine Road. The existing house will be retained.
Each of the new houses will have four or five bedrooms, a kitchen, a dining room, two living rooms, a double garage and front and rear gardens. The proposals include solar photovoltaic roof panels and rainwater harvesting.
Tom Flanagan, director at Salford-based Paul Butler Associates, said: "We have worked closely with Manchester City Council, West Didsbury Residents Association and local people to create a well-designed and sustainable scheme that fits well with its surroundings. The new houses will provide much needed larger homes for families in this part of South Manchester."