|Property Name||Plot 31, Heron Bank, Mill Lane, Halton, Lancaster, Lancashire|
|Property Location||view map|
|Property Type||3 bedroom terraced house|
|For further information & viewings, contact||Lancaster Cohousing|
A three bedroom eco home with south facing garden terrace and balcony on a riverside site in Halton village, three miles from Lancaster. Designed to Passivhaus standard with many eco features, this house should be ready for occupation in autumn 2012.
Passivhaus including triple glazing, heat recovery ventilation and very high levels of insulation.
Designed by award winning ecological architects, Eco Arc.
Space heating demand will be below 1000 kWh/annum, delivered by a single radiator and heated towel rail from a biomass district heating system.
Electricity from proposed hydro-electric scheme on the River Lune.
Flat, lit cyclepath to Lancaster.
Offices and workshops at preferential rates available on site in renovated mill if required – avoid the need to commute.
|Kitchen||3m x 2.8m|
|Lounge||3.7m x 2.6m|
|Dining||4.8m x 2.5m|
|Bedroom 1||3.7m x 2.8m|
|Bedroom 2||3.7m x 2.3m|
|Bedroom 3||5.1m x 2m|
|Other Rooms||Kitchen, Lounge and Dining Area are Open Plan|
WC 1.9m x 1.3m
Bathroom 2.0m x 1.8m
Cloakroom/storage space 1.9m x 0.8m
|Details of Heating||*See further details|
|Average annual cost of utilities, electric, gas, oil, etc.||**See further detail|
|Details of any Accreditation or rating, e.g., BRE EcoHomes, SAP, NHER||****Passivhaus|
Private Parking space
Private ground floor terrace and garden leading down to the river, first floor balcony.
|Parking facilities||Off-road parking|
|Secure bicycle storage?||Yes|
|Nearest shop/Post Office||1km|
|Nearest leisure facilities||<1km|
|Nearest train station||5km|
|Nearest bus-stop to main town/city||<1km|
This house is in Heron Bank, a terrace of high specification eco homes being developed by Lancaster Cohousing. These homes are outside the cohousing scheme, however, residents will have the option of neighbour membership.
A 5% returnable fee is required to reserve a plot followed by a 25% deposit on exchange of contract.
Halton village is one of 22 Low Carbon Communities in the UK and has a thriving Community Association with many facilities and activities. Lancaster has a strong cultural scene and is surrounded by beautiful countryside.
Disclaimer - Plans and specifications of the property will be available for inspection by the purchaser, and the vendor will use every endeavour to adhere to such plans and specifications, and to the layout of the property, and such variations shall not annul any sale agreed, or entitle the purchaser to any damages or compensation. The developers, Lancaster Cohousing, hereby formally reserve the right to alter or vary the above specifications and dimensions prior to completion.
*Heating - Space heating requirement will be below 15 kWh/m2/annum, delivered by a single radiator and heated towel rail, from a wood-chip district heating system.
**Estimated at £50 for space heating, £25 for hot water and £300 for electricity
*** Ground rent to be agreed by Residents' Association
****Passivhaus. Code for Sustainable Homes Level 5
Heron Bank by Lancaster Cohousing is part of a GreenMoves Featured Green Development - see their dedicated page for even more information.
Details last updated: 2013-01-15 19:36:23
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