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7 eco-friendly properties on the market with Purplebricks

As many of us strive to reduce our carbon footprint and take conscious steps towards living a more environmentally friendly lifestyle, we’ve been inspired by some of our sellers who are well on their way to making a difference and living a little greener at home. Whilst the COP26 climate change conference takes place in Glasgow this week, we’re bringing you some of our favourite eco-properties, currently on the market with Purplebricks.

5 bedroom detached house - Greenmeadow Lane, Bradford, BD12 7HS

Surrounded by 5 acres of meadow, this Grand designs-esque, near zero carbon home in Green Meadow Lane is one of the future and like nothing else seen before on the market! 

Built from state of the art building technology, this property benefits from super insulation, an air filtration (MVHR) system, maximising solar gains and triple glazing. 

3 bedroom detached house - Cwrtnewydd, Llanybydder, SA40 9YJ

Ever fancied living off your own land? Home grown produce not only tastes great, it’s also kinder to the environment by helping to reduce the reliance on transportation as well as nasty chemicals. This gorgeous property is nestled in approximately 1.2 acres with mature gardens, vegetable and fruit plots and has its own separate poly tunnel and greenhouse, perfect for our green thumbed buyers! 

1 bedroom semi-detached house - Markham Road, Capel, RH5 5JT

Green energy solutions are at the heart of a brand-new development on the Surrey/Sussex border - one of the first housing developments in the South East to have so many green energy solutions incorporated into every home. 

Each home is highly insulated and heated via state-of-the-art Mitsubishi air source heat pumps, thermal hot water stores, smart controls and a dedicated electric vehicle charging point.

3 bedroom detached house - The Common, Ledbury, HR8 1LY

Just on the outskirts of Ledbury, Aspen Barn is set in an elevated position in Wellington Heath and was designed and built in this age of becoming carbon neutral. This property has been constructed to offer low energy consumption, seven layers of thermal insulation, triple glazed windows and doors, whilst being heated by an economical and modern air-source heat pump with a continuous exchange of fresh air.

9 bedroom detached house - Chesterfield Road, Mansfield, NG19 7PF

As if the grandeur of this stunning 9 bedroom home isn’t impressive enough, the abundance of natural light combined with the added bonus of solar panels means that this property ticks the ‘sustainable’ box and keeps the electricity bill at bay! 

3 bedroom terraced house - Magpie Road, Norwich, NR3 1JQ

Not only does this spacious home offer three beautifully presented double bedrooms, it boasts some great eco credentials too, including air-source heat pump heating and solar panels which generate an income for you. Couple this with a landscaped garden and being within walking distance of the city, what more could you want?

2 bedroom terraced house - Charlotte Avenue, Bicester, OX27 8AS

There’s certainly no need to compromise on style whilst being considerate to the planet. This stunning 2 bedroom family home is proudly located within a carbon-zero award-winning development in Elmsbrook and comes with solar panels, triple glazing, rainwater harvesting and various on-site services including electric car charging points and the Brampton bicycle loan scheme.