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Fforest Coalpit




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Property description:

Former Forestry house in the Black Mountains, with a wide range of renewable energy technologies and extensive organic garden.


Technology categories:

  • Solar hot water

  • Hydro

  • Biomass for cooking and heating

  • Sheeps wool loft insulation

  • Gardens and woodland


Detailed information about features:

This former Forestry house high in the Black Mountains was stone built in the 1930s and is surrounded by forest and a large organic garden. The property has a micro-hydro scheme to generate electricity, wood burning cooking and heating, solar hot water and sheeps wool loft insulation. As well as the mix of organic vegetables, imaginative planting, and water, stone and timber, there is also a natural swimming pond, sheep, chickens and ducks.


Open times:


Installers present:

TGV Hydro.


Getting there:

From Llanvihangel Crucorney initially follow signs for Llanthony, then for Fforest Coal Pit and Llanbedr. At the 5 roads junction carry straight on for 5 miles towards Grwyne Fawr Reservoir.


Grid Reference:

SO 257 268


Disabled Access:

Partial access to garden.