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Norwalk, Connecticut — Green Home For Sale

One of the few healthy homes in the region for sale. Completely renovated and new construction in 2004, by the award winning eco-interior designer Trudy Dujardin. FASID, LEED AP+ID+C, this house was designed for comfort, beauty and health.


Listing ID: 20230


  • Green Home
  • Healthy Home
  • Natural Home
  • Sustainable Home

Asking Price (USD) $1,649,000
Annual Property Tax $18,934
Annual Utility Cost $9,100
Home Area 4,783 sq ft
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Total Property Area 1.2 acres
Year Built 2004

Property Description

Set a stone's throw from Long Island Sound and 63 feet above sea level, this completely renovated & new construction property is a masterpiece of healthy living and design, and is one of those rare opportunities that is often sought but seldom found. The personal residence of Trudy Dujardin, the preeminent eco-elegant interior designer recognized worldwide for her stunning work, this home has been featured in Traditional Home, Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, Only Nantucket, Nantucket Today, and Trudy Dujardin's own book on interior design, Comfort Zone: Creating the Eco-Elegant Interior. This fully renovated oasis is a re-imagination of a classic New England cape, equipped with sustainable material selections which are natural or as non-toxic as possible, epitomizing the perfect marriage of comfort, beauty, and health. No chemicals or pesticides have been used inside or outside the home for 22 years. The open floor plan, high-end finishes, custom built-ins, and attention to detail makes this award winning home unlike any other. Surrounded by picturesque, professionally designed gardens with three-season blooms, the pristine property enhances the healthy features of this one-of-a-kind home. Furnishings are available for purchase as well. Whole-house on-demand generator included.


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

This non-toxic home was built to provide the owner who has multiple chemical sensitivity, with a healthy living environment. Zero-VOC finishes, indoor air is refreshed every 20 minutes with the Energy-efficient Ventilation System by Honeywell, natural fiber denim insulation,sustainable material selections which are natural or as non-toxic as possible, and no chemicals or pesticides have been used inside or outside the home for 22 years. Charging station in garage for electric cars.


Neighborhood Description

This home is located in the beautiful neighborhood of Sasqua Hill, Norwalk. It is close to the beach on the Long Island Sound (house has seasonal water views), train station (NY is 46 miles away), Shorehaven Golf Club, Sprite Island Yacht Club, restaurants, shopping and culture.


Market Area

Life in Connecticut includes bountiful seafood, beautiful beaches, charming New England ambiance and easy access to Boston and New York. Norwalk is a vibrant city conveniently located between Darien and Westport, which offer a plethora of activities.


School District

Please see www.greatschools.com for info.


Community

Norwalk is a diverse town with stunning Connecticut landscapes, trees, meadows, streams, open fields, historic stone walls, Revolutionary-era history and the ocean nearby. It has a rich cultural history and various neighborhoods, all with their own unique identities. Residents have tremendous pride and love for their community.


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story


Location of Home or Land

Suburban


Elevation of Home

Other


Building Details

Air Quality

Agriculture in Area No
Industry in Area No
Air Pollution in Area No
Pesticide Free Yes
Fragrance Free Yes
Cleaned with Green Products Yes

Interior Environment

Heating System Forced Air - Gas
Solar - Passive
Cooling System Conventional Forced Air - A/C
Ventilation System Heat Exchanger
Other
Part of Heating System
Whole House Filtration Active charcoal
HEPA filtration
Whole House Vacuum Yes

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Municipal
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Shingles - Wood
Interior Finish Earthen Plaster
Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint No VOC
Floor Material Tile
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Recycled Denim Batt

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 575 sqft

Contact Information

Christine Poppy

William Raveis@47 Riverside Avenue
Westport, CT 06880 US
Telephone: 203-417-2182

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