Dorset Greener Homes

1 - 9 Oct 2022

Blagdon Hill, Martinstown

Energy-saving improvements

  • Low-cost improvements
    Low-cost improvements
  • Renewables: heat
    Renewables: heat
  • Renewables: electricity
    Renewables: electricity
  • Water management
    Water management
  • Lifestyle change
    Lifestyle change
  • Recommended
    Recommended

Location

Blagdon Hill, Portesham Lane
Martinstown
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 9HY

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Opening times

1 - 9 Oct 2022
Saturday October 2nd, 2.00 - 6.00pm Please ring Trilby on 07969-076934

Just turn up Last house on right from Martinstown before Hardys Monument

 Situated close to Thomas Hardy monument with magnificent views on all sides our house has solar panels that generate electricity. That electricity is now stored in the recently installed Tesla battery. The combination of solar panels and battery allows us to be 70% self-powered averaged out over the year.

We also have solar thermal tubes that provide hot water. In both the front and back garden we have formed swathes of wildflower meadow that give the illusion of the garden being one with the surrounding countryside. We grow our own vegetables and garden organically.

 

Location

Blagdon Hill, Portesham Lane
Martinstown
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 9HY

View on map

Opening times

1 - 9 Oct 2022
Saturday October 2nd, 2.00 - 6.00pm Please ring Trilby on 07969-076934

Just turn up Last house on right from Martinstown before Hardys Monument

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