The gite

The ecogite:

We wanted to create an écogîte in a typical farmhouse of the Jura architecture, we inhabit the body of adjoining farm. The house is located in a typical village at 500m hight between “la petite montagne” and vineyards South Revermont. Country Hiking, horseback or mountain bike, you can discover nature by taking the hiking trails to the écogîte.

The interior

 

We want spacious and bright, warm and welcoming, with traditional materials: wood, stone and tiles.

The cottage for 7 to 9 people:

A kitchen with an oven, a refrigerator, a dishwasher and a work plan.
A lounge open kitchen with a wood stove and a sofa bed for two people.
A large bedroom with a double bed 160 opening onto a west terrace.
A room with a double bed of 160 with bathroom.
A bedroom with three single 90 beds for childrens.
A large bathroom with shower, sink, dry toilet and washing machine.
Independent dry toilets.
A large south facing terrace accessed from the kitchen and living room with a staircase to go down towards a green area under the apple tree.

The garden

Grown according to the methods of organic farming and permaculture, it is backed by the terrace of the écogîte. Around the house, you can meet the chickens, three horses walking and observe the life of bees and the ecosystem of the pond.

The renovation

With natural materials and environmentally friendly. Optimal insulation is designed according to the standards for Energy-saving building with cellulose wadding and additional wood fiber.                       For our home and ecogite we share:
Heating with wood pellet boiler.
A phyto-purification system to treat greywater.
The hot water by solar panels.