Victor, Idaho — Green Home For Sale

Architecturally beautiful in both design and setting, this timber-framed, straw bale home sits on 60 USDA Certified Organic acres at the base of the Teton Mountain Range in Victor, ID. A guest home, barn and green house compliment the main home.


Listing ID: 20252


  • Energy Efficient Home
  • Green Home
  • Healthy Home
  • Natural Home
  • Sustainable Home
  • Straw bale
  • Photovoltaic (PV)
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Asking Price (USD) $2,900,000
Annual Property Tax $5,392
Annual Utility Cost $456
Home Area 3,780 sq ft
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms
Total Property Area 60 acres
Year Built 2008

Property Description

The home was designed for self-sustained living from natural, recycled and sustainable resources. While it is grid-tied, the home can be comfortably maintained through all seasons with the photovoltaic and wind turbine systems. Rain water/snow melt water collection provides all of the culinary water as well as the in-floor radiant heat. A barn and green house with automated windows provide the infrastructure for year-round production in addition to the 60 USDA Certified Organic acres with water rights.


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

The home was constructed from reclaimed trestle wood and insulated with straw bale. All windows are triple-pane. Although it is grid-tied, the home can be comfortably operated via an array of solar panels, both fixed and sun-tracker, a wind turbine and tulikivi wood stoves. All roofs are designed to maximize rain/snow melt water collection to be used for both culinary and in-floor radiant heat use.


Neighborhood Description

The property is very private and surrounded mostly by large acreage parcels. There are a few dozen homes nearby in this rural setting.


Market Area

After crossing Teton Pass from Jackson, WY one lands in Victor, ID at the south end of Teton Valley in Teton County, ID. Affectionately known as the "quiet side" of the Tetons, Victor is still a recreational mecca. Grand Teton and Yellowstone Nat'l Parks, Jackson Hole and Grand Targhee Mtn Resorts, numerous blue-ribbon fisheries and countless miles of hiking and mountain biking trails are all nearby.


School District

Victor, Driggs and Tetonia all offer elementary education, while Driggs (8 miles from Victor) offers middle and high school programs. Additionally, The Learning Academy (private) in Driggs offers K-8 as does Teton Valley Community School (private; a part of Teton Science Schools) in Victor. Students can also catch the regional START bus in Victor daily to attend the Journeys School (private; also a part of Teton Science Schools) offering PreK-12 or The Community School (private) for high school.


Community

Teton Valley is a vibrant mix of outdoor enthusiasts, artists and farmers. While farming and ranching remains a way of life for many, others live here for the seemingly endless recreational opportunities as well as the beauty of the area. Many have discovered the area and never left, while countless others visit year after year with a common goal: to one day stay for good!


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 Fireplace
Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Wood Stove
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Whole House Fan
Whole House Filtration Other
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Photovoltaic (PV)
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Rain Water Collection
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Straw bale
Wood Timber Frame
Exterior Finish Wood
Interior Finish Cement Plaster
Wood - Solid
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Concrete
Cork
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Metal Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars 4
Garage Area 1200 sqft

Contact Information

Eric Spitzer

176 N Main St
Victor, ID 83455 US
Telephone: (307) 413-5477

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