Lagan Valley MP MLA
Jeffrey Donaldson pictured with Ricard Acheson and
Charles Carvill of the Carvill Group at Woodbrook ECO
Village on Friday. US2308-109A0
A UNIQUE eco-village, the first of its kind in
Ireland, was officially opened in Lisburn last week. Woodbrook,
an eco-housing development in Brokerstown Village developed by
the Carvill Group, offers
Wheels in motion:
Christopher Carvill Managing Director of
the Caryl!! Group gets on his bike to
launch Woodbrook in Lisburn. This latest
£160m concept for the pioneering
developers is the province's first
eco-village and all of the energy
efficient homes, which start from
£99,950 come complete with a free
bicycle and bus pass
home owners an environmentally-friendly
alternative to the modern home.
The innovative homes, which feature the
latest high-tech energy-conserving features, will be heated by
special wood chips
which fuel the biomass heating system, making
them the most cost effective new homes to run in the province.
Lagan Valley MP Jeffrey Donaldson officially
opened Woodbrook and was impressed by what he saw.
Mr Donaldson congratulated Christopher
Carvill and the Carvill Group on 'this excellent development,
which is a first on the island of Ireland and is unique in
"It is very environmentally friendly and
ensures the site, which is right on the edge of Lisburn, is
developed in a way which is sensitive to the surroundings. I had
the opportunity to view the properties which are very attractive
and I have no doubt they will be extremely popular," continued
Costing over £160m to develop and providing
over 1000 homes, the development is part of a larger Brokerstown
Christopher Carvill, MD of The Carvill Group,
said interest in the homes has already been exceptionally high
even in the current climate.
"We have been delighted with the response to
our Eco-homes and the fact that the properties have been selling
so quickly in the current market we feel is testament to the
fact that we are offering something different at affordable
prices," he said.
"Woodbrook is without a doubt one of our most
innovative developments to date," he added.
' Our homes can make a real lifestyle
difference to the buyers and their futures."