Carmel Valley, California — Green Home For Sale

This gem is perfectly set upon a flat Mid Carmel Valley acre, combining quiet and privacy with the convenience of easy access to a range of amenities from Carmel Valley Village restaurants and wineries, Carmel-by-the-Sea shops, and the Pacific Ocean.


Listing ID: 19587


  • Energy Efficient Home
  • Green Home
  • Adobe
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Asking Price (USD) $1,800,000
Annual Property Tax $11,765
Annual Utility Cost $1,500
Home Area 3,188 sq ft
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Total Property Area 43560 sq ft
Year Built 1966

Property Description

Remodeled in 2010: this exquisite artisanship meets state-of-the-art environmental contemporizing in this Classic Carmel Valley adobe. Find perfect serenity through the expansive window views upon your own private refuge of native California flora. Taking full advantage of the sun-bathed location, you can reap the rewards of a solar system that not only heats your water (including lap pool and hot tub), but provides electricity too. Radiant heating assures year-round comfort.

Main House offers 2 Master bedroom Suites, two half bathrooms, a meditation room/office, kitchen/dining area, living room, and laundry room totaling 2314 square feet of livable area.

Guest Cottage offers 2 bedrooms, a full bathroom, a full kitchen, and living/dining room totaling 874 square feet of livable area.


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

30 Photovoltaic panels (wired for six more) generate electrical power.

12 Thermal solar panels generate the hot water for the radiant heating system, salt water pool, and hot water for the house.

Water system filters water for entire house and radiant heat system.

Doors are hand-picked and unique to each, six are antique imports. Closet doors are Western Red Cedar weave with Ebony Shoji pulls.

Sustainably harvested FSC certified Mahogany window and door frames.

Sustainably harvested FSC White Oak used for flooring and laundry room and bedroom bathroom cabinets, and guest cottage kitchen cabinets.

Solid Cork flooring is used in bedrooms and meditation room.

Recycled concrete is used in floor tiles and counters in laundry room and bathrooms. Master bathrooms recycled concrete tiles contain brass flakes.

Recycled concrete counters in Master Bathrooms contain pieces of abalone.

There are no formaldehyde-containing products used in the remodel of the main house. All new finishes are made with zero Volatile Organic Compounds and made from natural, non-petroleum bases.

The plaster on all surfaces is vapor permeable and designed to let the structure breathe. All color is integral to the plaster finish. Plasters used are Variance Venetian, American Clay and Ecco Stucco (all trade-marked).

Framed walls have insulation for sound and thermal performance.

Ceramic Glazed windows and doors provide energy efficiency and protection from Ultraviolet radiation.

A sealed crawl space is employed under the house to limit air infiltration and improve interior thermal performance and comfort. 100% virgin USA-made 10 mil plastic covers the ground as a vapor barrier. All vents in foundation are sealed.

Guest Cottage kitchen counters made of recycled compressed paper.

Forty-foot salt water lap pool with hot tub and motorized safety cover.

One acre, fully fenced Californian native eco system designed to attract butterflies, bees and birds. Three raised organic vegetable beds are already planted and producing. Edible bushes and trees include: pear, apple, plums, Meyers lemons, donut peaches, oranges, grapes, wild currants, wild strawberries, wild blueberries and cherries.

Fire Hydrant on site and connected to water source.

Equipment house was built with FSC lumber and holds solar thermal equipment and the salt water pool equipment.


Neighborhood Description

Rural Carmel Valley property. Surrounded by homes with large lots/acreage.


Market Area

This property is located mid Carmel Valley between the Carmel Valley Village and Highway One at Carmel-by-the-Sea.

High-end rural area. Multiple golf course communities, restaurants, wineries, shops and close proximity to the Pacific Ocean Beaches.


School District

Carmel Unified School District.
1. Tularcitos Elementary School
2. Carmel Middle School
3. Carmel High School
http://www.carmelunified.org


Community

Rural valley community surrounded by green hills. Close to Carmel beaches, shopping, restaurants, and wineries.
http://carmelvalleychamber.com/
http://www.carmelvalleyassociation.org/


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

Interior Environment

Heating System Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Solar - Passive
Cooling System Other
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration Other
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

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

Construction Information

Construction Type Adobe
Exterior Finish Masonry
Interior Finish Earthen Plaster
Interior Paint No VOC
Floor Material Concrete
Cork
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Tile
Window Material Wood Single Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 443 sqft