Inside the eco-house that was Cambs most viewed property on Rightmove last month

Eco-house in Cambridge on sale for £2.5 million Group 28 Get the latest property market news straight to your inbox Invalid email Something went wrong, please try again later. Sign Up No thanks, close We use your sign-up to provide content in the ways you’ve consented to and improve our understanding of you. This means that we may include adverts from us and third parties based on our knowledge of you. We also may change the frequency you receive our emails from us in order to keep you up to date and give you the best relevant information possible. As always you can unsubscribe at any time. More info Group 28 Thank you for subscribing! We have more newsletters Show Me No thanks, close See our Privacy Notice Rightmove has confirmed that an eco-house in Cambridge on sale for £2,500,000 was their most viewed property in the county November. The house differs from the quaint townhouses more often on the market and it meant it gained lots of attention. This 3-bedroom house was built with a environmentally low-impact design , using materials and technology that reduces its carbon footprint. The property is in Cambridge on Madingley Road for a steep price of £2,500,000. It has three bedrooms and three bathrooms and is designed in a modern fashions with an outdoorsy feel. The property has also won multiple awards for its green innovation and was designed by the acclaimed architect Meredith Bowles of Mole Architects in 2011. Get more property news from CambridgeshireLive straight to your inbox for free HERE . It has won two RIBA awards in 2012, for its exceptional sustainability and ‘Spirit of Ingenuity’. The house is set back from Madingley Road and was built amongst an area of tree-filled gardens. Cambridge eco house It was designed around trees that are protected by a tree preservation order and displacement pile foundations were chosen to create minimum disturbance to the roots. According to Rightmove : “The house was constructed using a timber frame, with clay blocks providing thermal mass, glulam beams supporting the roof space and a series of integrated ambient energy sources ensuring excellent energy efficiency. Cambridge eco house “Rainwater is harvested and stored in a tank underground, solar panels are used for hot water supply and the underfloor heating is generated from a ground source heat pump. There is also mechanical ventilation with a heat recovery system and low energy lighting fitted throughout. “External ‘green walls’ are combined with timber cladding and insulated with hemp inside wood fibre panels for breathability. A green sedum roof spans the easterly wing for additional insulation and biodiversity.” READ NEXT: The 10 Cambridgeshire postcodes with the ‘hottest’ selling homes A dream home is within reach in Cambridgeshire’s newest town, Northstowe New ‘affordable homes’ to be built in Cambridge for people on council housing list The number of second homes and long-term empty properties in Cambridge What £200,000 can get you in Cambridge compared to the rest of Cambridgeshire Story Saved You can find this story in My Bookmarks. Or by navigating to the user icon in the top right. Follow CambridgeLive Facebook Twitter Comment More On Cambridge Environment

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Published on : 2022-12-25 06:00:00

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