The Best Eco Homes On The Market Right Now

By Martha Davies

1 month ago

Make your house guests green with envy...

Solar-powered swimming pools? Air-source heat pumps? Wildflowers on the roof? You name it, these homes have got it. If you’re searching for a luxurious contemporary property with an eco-friendly twist, look no further: these are best eco homes on the market.

The Best Eco Homes on the Market Right Now

Swyncombe, West Knoyle, Wiltshire

Wood-panelled contemporary home with lawns surrounding it.

This handsome home contains five bedrooms, four bathrooms and three reception rooms, plus a converted garage (which now serves as a handy office/playroom) and two acres of lush gardens. Boasting an impressive EPC B rating, the property also features photovoltaic solar and an air source heat pump. Available through Jackson-Stops at a guide price of £1.4 million

Wotaview, Sowden Lane, Barnstaple, Devon

Aerial view of a subterranean home with red brick arches around the windows.

Looking for a Grand Designs-style haunt with eco-friendly flair? This subterranean property is the one for you. It contains four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a breathtaking living/dining room, which commands glorious views of both the surrounding countryside and the North Devon coastline. Originally a Victorian water reservoir, it now serves as a truly spectacular home – with sustainable features including triple glazing, a ground source heat pump and a grass roof. Available through Jackson-Stops at a guide price of £825,000

Koto at the Point, Cornwall

Eco cabin with black wooden cladding and floor to ceiling windows.

Olco Studios

If you’re looking for a luxury holiday home with sustainability at its heart, you’ll find just that at Koto at the Point. Each of these three-bedroom, two-bathroom cabins provides Scandi-style open plan living, featuring floor-to-ceiling sliding doors and secluded courtyards. Sit back and take in the glorious Cornish views, or make the most of The Point’s onsite facilities – you’ll find padel and tennis courts plus a gym, golf course, indoor pool and even a restaurant and bar. For sale with The Modern House. For more information, go to

Robertson, Australia

Concrete modernist building on a hillside

Piers Kay

Nestled in Australia’s Southern Highlands, this magnificent property is fully off-grid, boasting a unique solar and battery system alongside multiple water tanks and septic systems. The home provides nine bedrooms and seven bathrooms, with particular highlights including a dedicated library wing, two detached studios and extensive equestrian facilities. As if that wasn’t enough, the grounds also encompass orchards, vegetable patches and rose gardens. Available through Belle Property Australia/Luxury Portfolio International; POA

Foundry Lane, Cornwall

Modern eco home with white walls and black timber cladding

Kitted out with a state-of-the-art air source heat pump, high levels of insulation, Schüco glazing and a Heatmiser Smart system, this home is a high-tech masterpiece. It offers a bespoke kitchen, a striking wraparound balcony, an integral garage and a self-contained annexe, with a total of four bedrooms, four bathrooms and four reception rooms. Available through Jackson-Stops for offers in excess of £1.35 million

Columbia County, New York, USA

Wooden yurt with wooden chairs in field

This Old Hudson

This lush 130-acre estate boasts a spring-fed swimming pond, two wells, and even a farm; plus, there’s solar power, a complete septic system and underground electrics. Once you’ve explored the gorgeous landscape, you can take refuge in a custom-built yurt (crafted from salvaged wood and locally sourced materials, of course). Available through Houlihan Lawrence/Luxury Portfolio International for $2,295,000

Hollow Way Lane, Amersham

New build home with wooden panelling and a glass extension.

This striking contemporary home blends eco living with modern luxury. Expect an impressive EPC A rating, with solar panels, a ground source heating system and a rainwater harvester – not to mention five bedrooms, four bathrooms, four reception rooms and a spectacular open plan kitchen/dining/family room. It’s a real gem. Available through Hamptons at a guide price of £1.995 million

Mardon, Kilmington, Warminster

New-build home with floor-to-ceiling windows and large front lawn

This sparkling new-build doesn’t just look the part – it’s energy efficient, too. Alongside four bedrooms, three bathrooms and two reception rooms, you’ll find an air source heat pump, heat recovery and ventilation system. All of this in a tranquil countryside location? You can’t ask for much more. Available through Hamptons at a guide price of f £1.2 million

St Edward’s Hartland Village, Fleet, Hampshire

Red brick houses with a gravel driveway, lake and bridge

This eco-focused development boasts a whole host of impressive features, from a storm water drainage network to a feature lake filled with harvested rainwater, and even an extensive biodiversity scheme in the adjacent Hartland Country Park. Think green spaces and peaceful living, just a 36 minute train ride from London. Prices at Hartland Village start from £575,000 for a three-bedroom house and £675,000 for a four-bedroom house.

Cypress Oaks, Dartmoor, Dunsford, Exeter

Exterior of modern wood-clad home with trees surrounding

With an enviable EPC B certificate, this Dartmoor home boasts triple-glazed windows, a ground source heat pump, photovoltaic electricity generation and an electric car charging point, not to mention specialist heat recovery systems throughout. There are four bedrooms, two bedrooms and two bathrooms plus a detached double garage and workshop. Available through Jackson-Stops at a guide price of £1.7 million

Birch Grove, Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire

This brand new net zero development encompasses just three homes, each with its own unique style. Inside, you’ll spot gorgeous design features including picture windows, sliding glass walls and planted atriums – but the properties also boast incredible eco features including solar panels, air source heat pumps and hot water cylinders, as well as mechanical ventilation and heat recovery systems. Plus, they are nestled within a secluded gated enclave at the end of a 130-metre private driveway, and surrounded by more than 3 acres of verdant rural land. Available through Savills, with prices starting at £3.95 million. For more information, visit or

Beaufort, The Street, Betchworth, Surrey

This superb property offers four bedrooms, three bathrooms, three reception rooms and delightful landscaped gardens – not to mention a whole host of eco-friendly features including a ground source heat pump, a mechanical heat recovery system and discreetly-positioned PV roof-mounted panels. The best part? The property boasts an impressive EPC A rating. Available through Jackson-Stops at a guide price of £1.85 million

Berry Croft, Newick, East Sussex

This delightful development is the latest launch from carbon neutral property developer Thakeham. Whether you’re looking for a one-, two- or three-bedroom house, you’ll find it all here – and every home in is complete with low-energy lighting, high-quality insulation and EV charging access, not to mention an impressive EPC B rating. For more information, visit

Number 8, Ganges Point, Shotley Gate

CGI image of waterfront residential development

This unique waterfront development will comprise nine luxury apartments with highly impressive eco-credentials. The development is predicted to be awarded an EPC A rating, and each home will benefit from solar panels and triple glazing for maximum energy efficiency. Number 8 occupies a spot on the third floor and is complete with a large balcony. Available through Jackson-Stops at a guide price of £415,000

The Skyhouse, Lewes, East Sussex

The Skyhouse is the ultimate answer to carbon conscious living: your own prefab home that feeds more energy into the national grid than it consumes. Harvested rainwater services toilets, laundry and waters your garden, while the house benefits from a mechanical heat recovery ventilation system and patented insulation. This particular model of prefab house is not currently available but enquire for a bespoke build with Baufritz; the Skyhouse sold for £900,000

Church Farm, Oxfordshire

The Church Farm development in Radley was built in partnership with nearby Radley College, and demonstrates the cutting-edge of greener living. Expect air source heat pumps, solar panels and EV charging, plus charming houses surrounded by local wildlife. The community benefits from cycle links to Oxford and great public transport. Available through Pye Homes for £590,000

Manorwood, West Horsley, Surrey

Red brick show home in West Horsley, Surrey

This delightful development comprises one and two-bedroom apartments as well as two, three and four-bedroom family homes – plus a selection of chalets and bungalows – all nestled within 16 acres of green space encompassing ponds and species-rich grassland. Every residence boasts at least a B rating for energy efficiency, with an array of clever features including water-saving taps, low-energy lighting, premium insulation and high-efficiency boiler systems. Prices start from £405,000 for a one-bedroom apartment and £605,000 for a two-bedroom house. For more information, visit

Woodberry Down, Finsbury Park

Woodberry Down development with reservoir in front.

This remarkable development has sustainability at its core, with each of its 5,500 new homes benefitting from high quality thermal insulation, rainwater harvesting, solar panels and a communal heating network. 400 trees have been planted during the building process, and the star feature of the astonishing project is its green space: there are 15 acres of landscaped parkland and 42 acres of open water to explore. Stroll through the Woodberry Wetlands, a dedicated nature reserve and reservoir which is managed by the London Wildlife Trust and encompasses wildflower meadows, fruit trees and reed beds. You can also take a dip in the West Reservoir, which is open all-year round for activities such as sailing and kayaking. For more information, visit

Millfields Cottage, West Sussex


A sustainable delight, Millfield’s Cottage is a contemporary property offering a range of eco-friendly features – from the bamboo-crafted staircase to a natural pool. This versatile living space is a prime pick for anyone keen to truly go green. This substantial modern home follows an updated design with floor-to-ceiling glazing spanning most of the southeast aspect, overlooking the delightful gardens and grounds. Available through Strutt & Parker at a guide price of £3.2500,000

Chelsea Waterfront, London

Chelsea Waterfront appartment

The Tower West development at Chelsea Waterfront is equally stylish, spacious and sustainable, offering breath-taking views of the River Thames. It features a state of the art gymnasium, swimming pool and spa, as well as luxury boutiques and exquisite riverside restaurants. Within the development, on the 19th floor, you’ll find this fabulous four-bedroom apartment, which offers over 2,230 sqft of internal living space. The development  apartment also has water features which use recycled water and electric car charging points in car parks. Available through Savilis for £6,031,000

Roccastrada, Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy

Roccastrada, Tuscany, Italy, eco home swimming pool

This dreamy Tuscan villa sits amongst idyllic Mediterranean landscape, surrounded by water canals. This property boasts an abundance of space, with its eight bedrooms, ten bathrooms and four kitchens and reception rooms respectively. And it’s set within 3.46 acres of its own land; out here you’ll find the gorgeous swimming pool, alongside a plethora of eco-friendly features. There’s 130 olive trees, multitude fruit trees, a vegetable garden, photovoltaic panels for heating, solar panels, an original Vivarelli windmill and rainwater is collected in cisterns. A life of eco-luxury. Available through Knight Frank for €1,970,000

Pollensa, Mallorca, Spain

mallorca property mountains

Perched on the Puig del Tomir Mountain, surrounded by lush greenery, sits this gorgeous Mallorcan villa. Boasting panoramic stunning views, of both the mountain and the sea, each guest will live in luxury with their own bedroom, bathroom and sitting room suite. This property is positioned amongst nature, and is also nature and eco-friendly: it’s got its own water supply and solar panels. Available through Savills for £7,454,764

Lower Mill Estate, Cotswolds


Looking for a sustainable holiday home? Look no further. The brainchild of eco-home experts Habitat First, Lower Mill Estate is a modern country estate nestled on the shores of the Cotswolds water park. Through natural materials and eco-friendly architecture, their aim is to make every home as sustainable as possible. There are an array of gorgeous designs to choose from, but our favourite is the Habitat House which – with it’s distinctive wildflower sloping roof – looks like a 21st century Hobbit hole, and blends seamlessly with the surrounding environment. A green home for a green future. Available through Lower Mill Estate, price on enquiry.

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