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Property Details

Property NameBrittany Groundhouse, Kernombre, Mellionec, Brittany, France
Property Locationview map
Property Type3-4 bedroom detached house
Price350,000 euros
For further information & viewings, contactLee Venables
tel: 07894946990

Summary of Property

PRICE REDUCED from £350,000 to 350,000 euros!
Once in a lifetime opportunity! As seen on Grand Designs, Brittany Groundhouse is a spectacular eco house located in the heart of rural Brittany.

Made using rammed earth, old tyres, recycled bottles and salvaged timber, the house was featured on Channel 4's Grand Designs and ended up in Kevin McClouds Top 5 designs from 10 years of Grand Designs.

Environmentally Friendly Features

Solar panel for hot water and underfloor heating.
Rainwater harvesting system.
Swedish dry toilet with reedbed system for grey water.
Rammed earth tyre walls.
PV panels for income.

A large solar panel that runs along the roof provides the house with all of its hot water and the house uses Swedish dry toilet technology to ensure that it lives up to it’s high eco credentials. There is no conventional heating at the Groundhouse as its south facing position, glazed front and passive underfloor heating keep the house lovely and warm, but there are 2 wood-burning stoves in the house should you want to take the nip off of any cooler nights.

The luxury bathroom features a huge stone bath with a magnificent over-head shower and is a magical place to enjoy a sensual bath after a long day on the go. The house is fully furnished with a tasteful mix of vintage French furniture and bespoke one off pieces made from natural and reclaimed materials.

Dimensions of Rooms (m)

Lounge6m diameter
Bedroom 121m2
Bedroom 210.5m2
Bedroom 310.5m2
Other RoomsBathroom, Utility Room.
Details of HeatingUnderfloor heating via solar, 2 x woodburning fires
Average annual cost of utilities, electric, gas, oil, etc.Very low
Ground RentN/a
Details of any Accreditation or rating, e.g., BRE EcoHomes, SAP, NHER

Details of Garden or Outside Space

Approximately 1 acre of organic garden.

Transport & Local Amenities

Parking facilities Off-road parking
Secure bicycle storage?Yes
Nearest shop/Post Office5 mins
Nearest leisure facilitiesCarhaix
Nearest train stationCarhaix
Nearest bus-stop to main town/city

Further Information

Brittany Groundhouse is a modern, passive eco home built around an open plan lounge and kitchen from which the 3 double bedrooms, beautiful bathroom and the spectacular round room can all be accessed. It is an extremely child friendly house and was featured on Channel 4's Grand Designs. Currently the eco home is let out as popular holiday accommodation.

Each of the 3 bedrooms at the Brittany Groundhouse have glazed tri-folding full height windows that overlook the wonderful organic garden and the same applies to the kitchen/lounge and round room. In the summer the house becomes at one with the garden and provides a truly stunning secluded retreat, balancing perfectly with its serene surroundings.

The house is set in its own acre of organic garden, surrounded by mature oak and chestnut trees. Its passive solar design and massive earth walls ensure it keeps a constant warm temperature all year round without the need for a central heating system, whilst in the summer, its unique ventilation system keep the house cool and airy.

Located in a beautiful, peaceful environment surrounded by woodland, streams, mossy boulders and ancient ruins, Britanny Groundhouse provides a wonderful, relaxing holiday destination perfect for nature lovers, walkers, families, children
and is an ideal romantic getaway for couples.

For full information and loads of photos please visit:

The website and domain will be included in the sale.
All fixtures and fittings will also be included.


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Details last updated: 2018-08-22 21:40:36

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