25 - 26 Apr 2020
Saturday 25th April 10-1, 2-5
(Go past the flint walled Manor House, it’s down the hill on the left side by the first lamp post – there are no street numbers. It’s opposite the upper entrance to Lesser Foxholes, where you will need to park, as The Street is very narrow.)
Just turn up Hourly tours on the hour
Anna and Jack’s ground floor extension has that real “wow!” factor when you walk into it – a perfect example of Anna’s native Swedish influences – light, stylish design, strong connection to nature indoors and out, wooden sculptures (created by Jack’s step grandfather) and the use of natural materials throughout their home. Anna says, “it’s the natural way of life for a Swede - we don’t even think about it, and we try to live what we preach”. Anna runs Chalk and Moss (www.chalkandmoss.com), a sustainable, nature connected online shop and blog for wellbeing – chosen by Elle Decoration as one the UK’s best online shops in 2018.
Inspired by Biophilic Design (our need to connect with nature for our wellbeing), with air purifying plants throughout for wellbeing and health, even the new ceilings in this house have been designed to have natural curves as there are no corners and straight lines in nature. This home is energy and waste efficient, beautiful and calming.
Not everyone can afford some of the more expensive eco features but, as Anna can demonstrate, we can all make simple, achievable lifestyle changes to fit our budget. Their home is a fantastic example of the small things we can all do that collectively make a real difference.