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Property Details

Property NameHockerton House Project, Mystery Hill, Gables Drive, Hockerton, Southwell, Nottinghamshirehighly rated property
Property Locationview map
Property Type4 bedroom property
Price£500,000
StatusFOR SALE
For further information & viewings, contactWinkworths- Nottingham
tel: 0115 9814481
e-mail: nottingham@winkworth.co.uk
Web: https://www.winkworth.co.uk/ properties/10903174/sales/mystery-hillgables- drive-hockerton-ng25/WTB170292

Summary of Property

An energy efficient house is for sale within the award winning Hockerton Housing Project, a sustainable development of 5 homes set in 6 acres with a further 8.5 acres on an agricultural lease with sheep, chickens, vegetable production and water collection. The project has renewable solar and wind energy.

Environmentally Friendly Features

Solar passive design with super insulation (incl earth-sheltered roof) - no heating system required; thermal store for hot water; power generated by onsite solar PV and wind turbines; rainwater harvesting and onsite waste water treatment; wood-burning stove in sunspace; shared access to woodland; share in 8.5 acre agricultural lease (see further info).

Dimensions of Rooms (m)

Kitchen5.9m x 2.9m
Lounge5.9m x 2.9m
Dining15.7m x 3.1m
Bedroom 15.9m x 2.9m
Bedroom 23.3m x 3m
Bedroom 33.3m x 3.0m
Other RoomsEntrance Hall/Boot Room 3.0m x 2.3m, incl cloakroom with WC;
Utility room 2.9m x 1.7m
Hobby Room / Bedroom 4 4.1m x 2.9m
Inner Hall 6.4m x 0.9m
Study 3.0m x 1.7m
Workshop/Office 4.8m x 2.4m - separate from house, connected to carport
Details of HeatingSolar passive with super insulation no space heating req.
Average annual cost of utilities, electric, gas, oil, etc.£100
Ground Rent£30
Details of any Accreditation or rating, e.g., BRE EcoHomes, SAP, NHER

Details of Garden or Outside Space

Carport plus offroad parking, including EV charging point.
Garden.

Transport & Local Amenities

Parking facilities Driveway Off-road parking
Secure bicycle storage?No
Nearest shop/Post Office3km
Nearest leisure facilities0.85km
Nearest train station11km
Nearest bus-stop to main town/city1.5km

Further Information

An energy efficient house is for sale within the award winning Hockerton Housing Project, a sustainable development of 5 homes set in 6 acres with a further 8.5 acres on an agricultural lease with sheep, chickens, vegetable production and water collection. The project has renewable solar and wind energy.

As occupants and members of the Hockerton Housing Project Trading Ltd, the new owner can play a significant part in promoting sustainability through the associated business. The houses have been designed to be incredibly energy efficient reducing life cycle energy to a minimum and are among the most efficient purpose built dwellings in Europe.

HHP is tucked away in countryside on the edge of Hockerton 1.5 miles from Southwell and 7 miles from Newark with its train link to London. The village has a pub. Schools include the Lowes Wong Infant and Junior School and the excellent Minster School.

Southwell is a bustling historic market town with a useful range of shops and regular markets. Boasting a strong community feel the town hosts a number of festivals and uniquely has an Apple Day to celebrate the local Bramley Apple.

LEGAL INFORMATION
Each dwelling has an associated 999 year lease (from 1997). Similar to standard leases but with provision for the nature of the project. There are specific conditions such as restrictions on fossil fuelled cars and an obligation to contribute a number of hours to the cooperative elements of the scheme.

RUNNING COSTS
Solar passive design with super insulation (incl earth-sheltered roof) - no
space heating system required.
Ground Rent £30 pa. Agricultural Tenancy to 2033 £400 (index linked). Council Tax £2210. Water £20. Energy £105 based on £480 consumption average with £375 average income from renewables.

ADDITIONAL ELEMENTS
Equal share with the other home owner within the HHP of:-Water collection and waste water systems, Energy production from Iskra wind turbine and photovoltaic system, Directorship in Hockerton Housing Project Trading including an opportunity to develop a site based income with a committment to 300 hours per annum, Amenity space including lake and wildlife pond, Land improvements e.g. livestock, fencing, poly-tunnels and food growing areas, Land management equipment currently tractor, trailer, mower, rotivator and gardening tools.

SHARED RIGHTS
The HHP Community share rights and obligations to use the following specified areas:-
Agricultural and wildlife ponds, the reed bed sewage filtration system, the reservoir with slow sand filtration, driveway, community building/Sustainable Resource Centre with large visitor room, office, kitchen and toilets, wind turbines and photovoltaic systems and all other plant necessary to provide the services, The area covers about 6 acres including the homes.

Further information is available on the Hockerton Housing Project website - see link at the end of the page.

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External links:
http://www.hockertonhousingproject.org.uk/2017/10/solarpassive-house-sale/

Details last updated: 2017-11-05 19:14:51

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