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The world's most luxurious dog kennel to be built at cost of £250k
.This is the incredible home to the soon-to-be world's most pampered pooches.
A dog lover has turned half of her £1.4 million home into a luxury "kennel" for her Great Danes - complete with their own plasma screen TV, lounge and spa, it was revealed today.
The surgeon, who wants to remain anonymous, told her architect the hi-tech bungalow on the Lower Mill Estate in Gloucestershire must include separate deluxe living quarters for her two pets.
The plush kennel, estimated to cost more than £250,000, will be the latest eccentric build on the Cotswold Water Park, already famous for its futuristic, sustainable designs and its population of beavers.
Sheepskin-lined, raised beds will allow the dogs to keep guard out of the windows, while in the lounge they can listen to a £15,000 sound system or enjoy shows on a 52in plasma screen TV.
A retina-controlled "dogflap" system allows them to come and go from the zinc, glass and limestone home with ease, keeping out undesirables.
A temperature-regulated Dogspa (with saline purification system) will ease their muscles and clean their coats after a hard day.
Cameras all around the property will allow the owner to watch her dogs online, wherever they roam.
The Dog House is divided into two bedrooms, and living room, all with the heat controlled remotely via the internet.
It also has its own adventure play area. Self-cleaning food and purified water bowls dispense top-of-the-range dinners and breakfasts automatically.
Designed by architect Andy Ramus, the work is expected to begin on the main three-bedroom house near Cirencester in spring.
The dogs will have some unusual neighbours on the 500-acre estate in the shape of 12 beaver kits, which appeared after three pairs were successfully reintroduced more than 13 years ago.
Lower Mill's publicist Dee McCourt said today: "It's amazing. This lady obviously cares an awful lot about her dogs. We offer a bespoke service but it is the first animal request we've had.
"We've got outline planning permission and the dogs' quarters have been designed with all their needs in mind."
Estate owner Jeremy Paxton told the Gloucestershire Echo: "It's a very interesting house with fabulous architecture and unusual requirements. "Most houses are built with human specifics in mind then animals fit in around that, but this is the other way round."
The Great Dane Adoption Society said the breed was demanding and should not be left alone for more than four hours at a time.
Lower Mill is a sustainable housing complex with homes designed by 30 of the world's leading architects.