Gray Creek, British Columbia — Green Home For Sale
This is a 2 story, timber frame home with a straw bale envelope, on the East Shore of Kootenay Lake in Gray Creek. The house is built on a bench with a gorgeous view of Kootenay Lake and the Selkirk mountains.
Listing ID: 20207
- Accessible Home
- Energy Efficient Home
- Green Home
- GreenBuilt Home
- Healthy Home
- Straw bale
|Asking Price (USD)||$290,000|
|Annual Property Tax||$895|
|Annual Utility Cost||$1,200|
|Home Area||1,850 sq ft|
|Total Property Area||4 acres|
The House is a 2 story post and beam structure with a complete straw bale envelope.
What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?
The insulation value is R48 for the entire house.
The water from Gray Creek is preheated by the wood stove prior to entering the hot water tank.
Propane heat is via a high efficiency (98%) propane furnace.
The house has an exceptional view of the Bay of Crawford, Pilot peninsula, Kootenay lake and the Selkirk mountains.
It is rural, has a sense of being remote, yet it is close to all essential amenities, commercial, social, medical, cultural and religious.
The 2 closest small cities are Nelson one hour away 1/2 of that is a ferry ride.
The other is Creston 1 hour away by road.
Gray Creek has a general store a post office and a grocery store and an excellent chinese restaurant
Crawford Bay 5 miles away has a large grocery store, bar, restaurants, artisans, medical clinic post office, golf club
Crawford Bay has the most modern and beautiful green rural school in British Columbia, it often cited as a model of green technology and ecology
The property is on the East Shore of Kootenay lake, a safe, creative, respectful, self reliant and helpful rural community.
People move here for the beauty, the exceptional recreational opportunities, the safety and community support.
Home Type or Land
Single Family - Two Story
Location of Home or Land
Elevation of Home
|Agriculture in Area||No|
|Industry in Area||No|
|Air Pollution in Area||No|
|Cleaned with Green Products||Yes|
Forced Air - Gas
Part of Heating System
|Whole House Filtration||
|Whole House Vacuum||No|
Energy & Water
Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Wood - Solid
Wood Dual Glazed
Garage / Car Port
|Garage / Carport||No|