Larch House, Torgormack
Build cost approx. £230k, complete 2011.
This new three bedroom house is situated near Beauly on an elevated site on a South facing slope overlooking Strath Glass. The ground floor has an open plan kitchen, dining and double height living area with fully glazed gable maximising views from both floors out to the West, while upstairs, the office and bedroom have opening internal windows both for borrowed light and heat transfer.
The house has a covered entrance porch and extended roof and exposed post and beam structure to the West to offer protection from the elements.
The house has an exposed ridge beam and feature post.
The house has high levels of sheeps wool insulation, under floor heating, and an Okofen Wood Pellet heating system with on site pellet storage linked to solar collectors.