Eco-house in Cotswold sells for a world record £7.2m The house was modelled on a bee orchid. The mystery buyer - believed to be in the entertainment industry - will get a lakeside home complete with a glass-sided badger set in the garden.
Brad Pitt has looked at the plans for Orchid House, while Kylie Minogue has stayed at the estate. It is hoped the home will produce more energy than it uses, with an underground heat pump and geothermal heating. However you can't live here all year round - and not at all in January. All rules because of the wildlife. Read the complete article here.