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    Default Eco-house in Cotswold sells for a world record 7.2m

    An innovative eco-friendly home in a Cotswold nature reserve has been sold for a world record 7.2 million for a country house.


    The 'thoroughly modern manor house', modelled on a bee orchid found on the reserve, was sold off-plan last week to an anonymous buyer.
    The size of an average semi, the cost works out at 3,000 per square foot. Scroll down for more...
    Orchid House, an eco-house in a Cotswold nature reserve, will take three years to build



    Orchid House will be part of the Lower Mill Estate, built on a 550-acre privately-owned nature reserve near Cirencester, known as the 'Capital of the Cotswolds'.
    The mystery buyer - believed to be in the entertainment industry - will get a lakeside home complete with a glass-sided badger set in the garden.
    Brad Pitt has looked at the plans for Orchid House, while Kylie Minogue has stayed at the estate. Scroll down for more...
    The country home has been sold for a world record of 7.2m to an anonymous buyer



    Building work for the house, which is one of the country's most complicated planning applications, will take three years to complete.
    It is hoped it will produce more energy than it uses, with an underground pump and geothermal heating.
    The house is designed by Sarah Featherstone, whose practice in east London is designing part of the Olympic athletes' village
    It is hoped the home will produce more energy than it uses, with an underground heat pump and geothermal heating


    Eco-house in Cotswold sells for a world record 7.2m | the Daily Mail

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    that is so cool!

    beautiful location, too.
    white, black, puerto rican/everybody just a freakin'/good times were rollin'.


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    The location alone is worth it!
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    That is a amazing...
    I still want to live in Falling Water.
    KILLING ME WON'T BRING BACK YOUR GOD DAMNED HONEY!!!!!!!!!!

    Come on, let's have lots of drinks.

    Fuck you all, I'm going viral.

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    Nice house.
    I used to live nearby & that area has a lot of both celebrities (madonna, Kate Moss, Liz Hurley, etc etc) & commuters from london, oh yeah and a royal or so.
    Free Charmed.

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    I love it!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Just Kill Me View Post
    That is a amazing...
    I still want to live in Falling Water.
    you're gonna have to battle me. i've always love fallingwater.
    white, black, puerto rican/everybody just a freakin'/good times were rollin'.


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    how cool!

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    ^ i agree, i like that last pic

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