Antioch, Arkansas — Green Home For Sale

Escape to the foothills of the Ozarks. This super insulated custom built home sits on almost 10 acres overlooking the Grand Prairie. We are installing a new 4.5 kw solar pv array grid-tie system, with battery backup. We have a large organic garden and orchard. 3444 SF for $335950


Listing ID: 18728


  • Green Home
  • Healthy Home
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Annual Property Tax $995
Annual Utility Cost $2,284
Home Area 3,444 sq ft
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms
Total Property Area 9.9 acres
Year Built 2010

Property Description

Not your typical homestead. This spacious Georgian Colonial 2 story house is located at the end of a lane, in a very tranquil and safe area of White County, AR. It is an elegant but practical design maximizing usable space and minimizing waste. It is a custom built and super insulated house with 2x6 walls. The home was designed to maximize passive cooling and has terrific wind generating potential.
Guest are greeted by a two story foyer that aids in passive cooling, this foyer leads to a guest bath. The 18'x 22' great room is flanked by 6'tall windows which allow for a beautiful view and abundant natural light. The window placement was designed to maximize the cooling effect of the almost constant breeze. The great room is open to the dining area and large kitchen with a wall of windows. These windows are shaded by a covered back porch that runs almost the entire length of the house and would be a wonderful place to overlook the pasture land or watch the deer. The first floor also is equipped with a canning kitchen combined with the laundry room. The 13'x 17' master bedroom including a sitting area and private bathroom rounds out the main floor. The first floor is outfitted with durable stained concrete and 9' ceilings. The floor between the two stories has been insulated for noise reduction. Traveling to the 2nd story you will find 4 large bedrooms ranging in size from 12'x 16' to 12'x 22', a large bathroom with a separate shower and toilet compartment, and a 24'x 22' multipurpose room.
The exterior is a heavy duty maintenance free siding. Under the back porch has been designed to provide a root cellar in which you can store produce from the various fruit trees and your organic garden. The young orchard consist of 3 varieties of pear trees, 2 plums, 2 apples, a cherry and an apricot tree. It has good pasture land and plenty of room for horses or other livestock (We have sheep, goats and chickens) . All utilities are underground to protect the view of the natural environment.
The house is equipped with the highest rated energy star water heater that also includes a programmable energy smart feature. All windows are energy star, low E, double paned with argon gas. The attic is equipped with energy star solar board material and ridge vent for maximum air flow. It is also wired for an easy addition of a whole house fan. The house is wired to maximize on energy efficiency and is equipped with a whole house surge protector.


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

The house has no carpeting. The air we breath is clean and free of pollutants. The food we grow in our garden is chemical free. The pasture would be a great place for free range chickens and grass fed beef. The quality of life is less stressful due to the slower pace in this quiet and serene country atmosphere.


Neighborhood Description

This house sits among other well maintained country homes and farms, where the living is wholesome and removed from the big city rat race.


Market Area

This home is located only 10 miles from the White County seat which is home to Harding University, named to the U.S. News and World Report and Princeton Review "best colleges" lists. Another nearby town offers a local community college. We are in a state that has homeschooling friendly laws.


School District

Beebe


Community


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story


Location of Home or Land

Rural


Elevation of Home

Mountain


Building Details

Air Quality

Agriculture in Area Yes
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 - Heat Pump
Solar - Passive
Other
Cooling System High Efficiency Heat Pump
Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Part of Cooling System
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Municipal
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Other
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Concrete
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Insulation Material Recycled Newsprint

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 440 sqft