House for a family with four members is at the same time home and cottage. With a the long stone wall it is separeted from public areas. The house has a large patio with terrace and swimming pool directly connected with the living area on the ground floor. In the attic there is children’s room and studio. Garage for two cars and garden shed are separate from the house but form the whole complex. The main heating source is a high performance heat pump ground-water, which is complemented by a fireplace. Rainwater that collects in the reservoir is used for flushing toilets, laundry and garden needs.