Overseas buyers are among those interested in the new sustainable Habitat House, which has a sloping ‘living wildflower’ roof, at a Cotswold holiday estate
A limited-edition new eco house with a sloping ‘living wildflower’ roof, which is designed to blend into the landscape and encourage wildlife, has been unveiled.
Habitat House, at Lower Mill Estate, in the Cotswolds, which allows homeowners to literally live under the same roof as birds and animals on the estate, is priced from £695,000 and only eight are being built on the site.
Foreign buyers are expected to be among those interested in the pioneering property on the 550-acre estate, which are planned to be finished by late 2015.
A spokesman told OPP Connect, “Lower Mill Estate is expecting overseas demand, as typical buyers at the estate include expats living in Hong Kong/ Singapore and Europe (France / Norway) who purchase a property for their UK holiday base.”
The Habitat House features a spine wall structure that follows the slope of the faceted mono-pitch roof, stone chimney and hanging tile facades which are intended to age and weather to complement the beautiful, surrounding landscape.
Conceived by award-winning practice Featherstone Young, the sustainable home has been designed to both blend with The …read more