|Address||Rushey Hill House, 83A Bendooragh Road, Ballymoney|
|Price||Offers around £495,000|
This unique property by award winning architects McGarry Moon, combines style and comfort with minimal environmental impact, scoring in the 90's for both fuel efficiency and environmental friendliness. The living roof provides both insulation and disguise, while creating a habitat enjoyed by many species. The partnership of hi-tech insulation, geothermal heating, solar panels and photovoltaic panels means that the annual cost of heating, of hot water, and of lighting is negligible. Usually costing less per annum than the winter fuel allowance of a single pensioner. The spectacular design is purely functional, soaking up the infra-red rays of the low winter sun and converting them into heat. While later in the year, shading the interior from the worst of the summer sun. The Native Broadleaf woodland uses up so much carbon each year that it wipes out the carbon footprint of not just the owners and their entire extended family but probably most of their ancestors as well!
The ground floor living accommodation and the internal balcony enjoy uninterrupted views across the Bann valley. The Sperrin Mountains can be seen from Glenshane in the south, to Binevenagh in the North.