Boulder Creek, California — Green Home For Sale

Magnificent mountain solar home, minutes to Los Gatos, tranquil privacy.


Listing ID: 19229


  • Green Home
  • Off the Grid
  • Photovoltaic (PV)
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Annual Property Tax $2,434
Annual Utility Cost $500
Home Area 1,850 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 10 acres
Year Built 1970

Property Description

Magnificent creekside property feels like paradise in the Santa Cruz mountains. Flat,sunny estate with plenty of room to add on, has every feature you want in mounain living. Fenced-in grounds with electric gate shows off beautiful gardens, fruit trees,& redwoods. Highly efficient green home is solar powered with backup generators. 28 min to Los Gatos for dinner or dine on large redwood decks. Sustainable property is off the grid, energy efficient appliances, plenty of water rights, backup generators and more.


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

3.8 KW solar electric system
16 Surrette S530 batteries
1- 6KW 120/240 XW6048 new generation inverter from Xantrex
15 KW diesel prime power generator 80% LIFE LEFT ON IT
All electrical system including generator can be controlled from the house with the touch of a finger
All inverter, batteries and generator enclosed. 2 creeks – Deer Creek (water right 500 gallons per day with a pump already on creek and pipe all the way to 5000 gallons tank) Hartman Creek
2 wells – one at 450 ft producing 5 gallons per minute (no pump) – one at 235 ft producing 7 gallons per minute with pump


Neighborhood Description

2 mile private road off county paved road to Highway 17.


Market Area

Uniquely situated in the beautiful Santa Cruz mountains, with access to both the Silicon Valley and Santa Cruz beaches.


School District

San Lorenzo Valley


Community

Mountain privacy on a private road with easy access to town.
Families, horses, garden communities. Acreage in between homes.


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level


Location of Home or Land

Rural


Elevation of Home

Sea Level


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 Wood Stove
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Off the Grid
Other
Photovoltaic (PV)
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Shingles - Wood
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Tile
Wood - Laminated
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Metal Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport No