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4 bedroom detached house for sale

PassiveHaus, Harrow Road, West Bridgford, NG2 7DX

Sold STC £485,000

Property Description

Key features

  • State of the Art Luxury Eco House
  • Refurbished Close to Passive House Standard
  • Extended Full Width Kitchen Diner
  • Lovely South Facing Rear Garden
  • Large Loft Extension
  • Highly Sought After West Bridgford Location
  • Highest Levels of Thermal Comfort & Air Quality
  • Within Catchment of Best WB Schools
  • Negative Bills!!

Full description

A newly renovated and extended four bedroom detached family home in one of West Bridgford's most sought-after locations.

The house is easy to keep at an even, pleasantly warm temperature in winter. It can also be kept cool even in the hot summer weather.

Air quality is excellent due to the ventilation system which filters incoming air. An extra pollen filter can be added if desired (useful for those who suffer from hay fever).

This is a cutting edge eco home. The bills are tiny (even negative), and this home achieves the highest levels of thermal comfort and air quality due to a Passive House style refurbishment and advanced ventilation system. EPC rating = A.

The accommodation is set over three floors.

Schools & Facilities

This family eco home is within the catchment area for sought after West Bridgford schools and is close to superb facilities in West Bridgford that include shopping areas, restaurants and parks. Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, Nottingham Forest and Notts County can be easily reached via main road routes as can the National Water Sports Centre at Holme Pierrepont. The surrounding South Nottinghamshire area boasts stunning countryside and attractive villages.

Key features

Impressive Four Bedroom Detached Eco Home

PV panels generating around £700 per year income

Combined gas + electricity bills typically around £600 per year

Delightful Kitchen Diner Living area

Separate Sitting Room

Utility and Downstairs WC

Spacious Loft Conversion

Wired internet and telephone sockets in all main rooms

Eco features

Triple glazed timber framed windows and doors with insulated frames, Passive House suitable

Super-insulated and draught-proofed

Ventilation system bringing pre-warmed fresh air in to bedrooms and sitting room and removing moist air from kitchen and bathrooms 24/7

Drying cupboard in bathroom to allow rapid clothes drying indoors

Modern gas combi boiler providing heating and hot water

Low energy / LED lighting throughout

Eco paints used throughout (Earthborn Clay Paints)

PV panels generating over 3,000 kWh per year

Charging point for electric car

Technical details

Passive House (EnerPHit) style retrofit - space heating in 2014: 21 kWh/m2/yr (with heating set at 20oC).

Externally insulated walls to U = 0.13 or better

Ground floor insulated with 300mm insulation below solid floors throughout U = 1.0

Super-insulated pitched roofs to U = 0.13 or better

PHPP model used to design the home to EnerPHit standard

Cold bridge detailing throughout to minimise heat loss at junctions

Air tightness of 1.08 ACH at 50Pa just before moving back in

MVHR system - Paul 200 with Lindab stainless steel ducting

3.2kWp PV system on south facing roof

Ground Floor


Oak porch door leading to triple glazed front door. Ceiling light.

Reception Hallway

A hall with under stairs storage cupboards, stairs to the first floor and oak fire doors to the lounge, kitchen dining area, downstairs WC. Electric consumer unit, ceiling light and phone / broadband point.

Sitting room - Triple glazed bay windows to front elevation, ventilation input point, ceiling light, radiator and phone / broadband point.

Kitchen dining lounge area - Extended open plan dining kitchen with seating area looking out over the garden via triple glazed patio doors. Solid oak base and wall kitchen units and worktops including island unit, two and a half sink, electric range cooker with induction hob and recirculating cooker hood, towel radiator, ceramic tiled floor. Task lighting and ceiling lights in kitchen and dining / lounge areas, 2 phone / broadband points in the dining / lounge area. Ventilation extraction points in kitchen and extension. Oak door leading to:

Utility room - Storage cupboards and plumbing for washing machine, ventilation extract point, ceiling light, ceramic tiled floor and triple glazed external door to side path and back garden.

Downstairs WC

Low flush wall mounted wc (Ifo Cera) and wash hand basin, ceramic tiled floor, ceiling light and ventilation extract point.

First Floor

First Floor Landing

With triple glazed window, ceiling light point and oak fire doors to 3 bedrooms and the family bathroom, and stairs to the second floor.

Bedroom 1 - Towel radiator, ventilation input point, telephone / broadband point, ceiling light, walk in square bay with triple glazed windows to the front elevation.

Bedroom 2 - Telephone / broadband points, ventilation input point, triple glazed windows overlooking rear garden, ceiling light.

Bedroom 3 - Triple glazed window to front elevation, ventilation input point, ceiling light and telephone / broadband point.

Bathroom - With 3 piece suite in white comprising P shaped bath and shower over with rail and curtain, low flush wall mounted wc (Ifo Cera) and semi-counter top wash basin. There are built in cupboards and a drying cupboard which is fitted out with hanging rails and a radiator. There are 2 ventilation extract points (one for the bathroom, one for the drying cupboard) and a ceiling light.

Second Floor

Second Floor Landing

With triple glazed window and doors to:

Linen cupboard

This could be converted to a loo or shower room (it is directly above the family bathroom)

Bedroom 4 - Enjoying large triple glazed windows in the west facing gable with views across to Gotham Hill and a quadruple glazed Fakro roof window in the pitched roof. The eaves cupboards are within the air-tight and highly insulated envelope of the building (so clean and at room temperature). 4 ceiling lights, ventilation input point, radiator and phone / broadband points at either end of the room.


Front garden

To the front of the property is a raised flower border in grey stone, block paving driveway, and a lawn underlain by a plastic SUDS grid to allow occasional additional parking on the grass). There is side access to the rear of the property via a black powder coated steel gate.

Garage - The garage has an up and over Hörmann sectional grey metal door, Velux double glazed rooflight, power and lighting. The garage houses the gas, electricity and PV generation meters and electric car charging point.

Back garden

The delightful enclosed rear garden enjoys a sunny aspect with dappled shade from a selection of mature trees. There is a small paved patio with terraced herb garden and steps down to the lawn with wide borders of flowers and shrubs including fruit bushes and fruit trees. At the end of the garden are 4 brick built raised vegetable beds, an aluminium framed greenhouse and a 6' x 8' timber shed.

Plant room / workshop / store - Situated behind the garage, the plant room has been internally insulated to create a storage / workshop area which houses the PV inverter, the gas combi boiler and the heat recovery unit for the ventilation system (Mechanical Ventilation and Heat Recovery unit). There is a double glazed oak door, power, lighting and water. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 May 2015


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