Not sure this is Europes first: http://www.groundhouse.com/ but it looks cool, nice to seem more daring types trying this type of thing!
EarthShip home – superbly designed house with an eco-twist
Now here is a site if ever you saw one –
“Europe’s First Official Earthship Home, with a large permaculture garden containing newly planted fruit trees, in a peaceful location close to the attractive Normandy town of Mortain. Perrine is a fully sustainable off-grid earthship. The property reflects the standard Earthship package in design and has been adapted to suit the European climate.”
One of my agents, Jacqueline Lowe, asked me to join her as we needed “to valuate and list a kind of eco – built house” (and then followed a grin…).
So one sunny thursday she took me through the rolling normandy countryside (to be more precise : South in the department of the Manche, near the Mont Saint Michel) to the village of Ger and she drove up an alley. Imagine me stepping out of the car, asking…
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