The house has major eco credentials. Underfloor heating, solar panels, an air source heat pump and massive insulation give it a zero carbon score and there’s even a Tesla battery charger. But it’s also a supremely comfortable house with many windows overlooking views and huge sliding doors from the open-plan living room, so on warm days you can wander seamlessly from garden to house. There are two big terraces (one leading from the master bedroom) for al fresco meals, quiet reading or scanning the sky for the resident barn owl.
A big table and plenty of space for cooking make it a sociable experience and all the basics are in the cupboards along with a bottle of wine, honey, orange juice and crisps. Find two bicycles to borrow and safe storage for your own, so set off on the Fenland Trail or get lost in nature on foot – Anthony leaves you plenty of information on the best walking routes.
You’ll feel peaceful here whatever the weather.