John and Kerry-Lynn

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INSPIRATION

Gramarye Cottage : An early 19th century stone cottage once part of a collection of buildings including a Corn Mill and Kiln. Set on 2.5 acres with riparian garden and woodland. Since acquiring it in 2008 the owners have sympathetically renovated it using Lime render and Limecrete flooring along with sheep’s wool and wood fibre insulation.        For more information visit www.rivercottage.ie. 


TYPE OF HOUSE

Early 19th century stone cottage


POINT OF INTEREST

Set on 2.5 acres of riverside woodland and landscaped gardenSet on 2.5 acres of riverside woodland and landscaped garden.


ECO ELEMENTS

Sustainable features: Conservation of old buildings. Local materials and Labour, Hemp and Lime render, Limecrete flooring, sheep’s wool and wood fibre insulation, wood burning stove, upcycled and green wood furniture, wildlife garden and woodland habitat. 


CREATIVE ELEMENTS

Upcycled furniture.Green wood furniture, homemade décor and soft furnishings


ARCHITECT/DESIGN BY

Vernacular design

BUILDER

John Conefrey, Kevin Callaghan


MATERIALS

Local materials sourced during renovation as above.


HEAT SOURCE

Oil fired central heating and wood burning stove.


WATER SOURCE

Group water scheme.


WASTE

Septic Tank


GARDEN

Charming garden with a combination of landscaped areas and wildlife woodland


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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