Trail, Oregon — Green Home For Sale

Stunning private Earth home on timbered acreage! Concrete construction built into the Earth, engineered for strength, low maintenance and energy efficiency. Beautifully updated with new appliances, floor coverings, and Jacuzzi tub with 10 jets. Large

Listing ID: 19376

  • Green Home
  • Natural Home

Asking Price (USD) $279,000
Annual Property Tax $1,125
Annual Utility Cost $700
Home Area 1,813 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 5 acres
Year Built 1985

Property Description

Energy efficient, earth home. The owners/builders researched earth homes all around the United States to find the best building ideas. The home is constructed of concrete reinforced by re-bar and is underground but very light and bright with a wall of windows. The floor-plan is very user friendly. There is a large pantry with enough room to store enough food for over a year. Inside the home the temperature stays close to the earth temp of 58 degrees but there is electric heat too. There are three good sized bedrooms, large kitchen and a secret room with an escape hatch! The grounds are park-like and there is a garden area with fruit trees. There is also a large shop and carport. Updated in 2012 ready for a new family.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

The home is built into the earth and uses limited resources.

Neighborhood Description

Rural but accessible. Public paved road to the property and paved drive. Year round creek located less than 500feet away.

Market Area

Within 20 Minutes to Shady Cove which is a popular white water rafting and fishing area on the popular Rogue River that was featured in the movie River Wild.

School District




Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level

Location of Home or Land


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 Yes

Interior Environment

Heating System Electric Radiant
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Earth Ship
Exterior Finish Masonry
Plaster - Earth
Interior Finish Cement Plaster
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Carpet
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Metal Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Air Crete

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 0 sqft