This Is Possibly the Most Beautiful Off-Grid Passive House — House Call

Name: Jennie Hoekstra, partner, three children, 2 birds, 1 cat, 16 (outdoor) chickens
Location: Kemble — Ontario, Canada
Size: 1,675 square feet

Years lived in: 6 months, owned

Until the summer of 2017 we lived in a very drafty 130-year-old, converted schoolhouse. When a lovely secluded lot with potential for distant water views came up for sale around the corner in our small village, we jumped at the chance and bought it, not knowing exactly what we’d do with it.