Fredericksburg, Texas — Green Home For Sale
Unique, Exciting, & Artistically Designed Straw Bale Green Home Great Property to Create Your Very Own COMPOUND!
- Green Home
- Straw bale
|Asking Price (USD)||$585,000.00|
|Annual Property Tax||$4,791.00|
|Annual Utility Cost||$0.00|
|Home Area||3405 sqft|
|Total Lot Size||1.16 acres|
This unqiue and artistically designed green home is for the discriminating buyer seeking something out of the ordinary. An intimate ambience emanates inside. Outside, over 1,000 s.f. of porches invite you sit and stay awhile, enjoying the brightly flourishing xeriscape. This low maintenance landscaping includes cypress, mesquite, live oak, spanish oak and white oak trees, all interspersed with hill country native plants. The entire setting is one-of-a-kind with artistic quality and exclusive unique features which represents the pride and craftsmanship of Fredericksburg\'s long ago, mostly forgotten and rarely replicated work ethic. The large open concept of the home offers ample room for your choosing. The owner\'s artistic and creative talent is seen at every turn. The property includes the Main home, of straw bale construction, is stunningly wheelchair accessible. This home consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, a loft, high beamed ceilings, rich hardwoods of long leaf pine and cypress, stained concrete floors, stucco and longleaf pine walls, pella windows and doors. Other custom details include granite counters, antique primitive doors from latin america, distinctive custom longleaf pine/cherrywood staircase, beadboard and cypress ceilings, art nichos, all adding to the natural elements of the home. Additionally, custom hand-hammered copper sinks, along with hand hammered copper iguanas for all cabinet/drawer hardware. Hunter ceiling fans throughout round out the home. Completed in \'06, monthly utility bills have yet to exceed $85.00 (August \'06). This property also includes a seperate guest home with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath,full kitchen, screened in porch with a private patio allowing for a B&B, rental, or in-laws. Additionally, a seperate Studio/Workshop can serve as an at home business/office, guest house, photography (dark room presently ready), art, unlimited potential and possibility for this property. This studio is a straw bale building as well. These two additional buildings, combined with the main home, are packaged and priced to sell at $585,000.00. Combined properties (all three buildings) sit on 1.16 of prime fredericksburg real estate.
What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?
All interior exposed lumber is reclaimed longleaf/heart pine. Clerestory design allows for natural air flow when heating/cooling system is not used. All faucets/shower heads/toilets feature low-flow design.
This home is tucked in the corner on approx. 1.16 acre in town, four blocks from the quaint and historic Main Street of Fredericksburg.
According to many national magazines, the Texas Hill Country is ranked as of one of the most desired places to live in America. Rural settings ideally situated an hour\'s drive from San Antonio or Austin, reasons too many to list why the hill country real estate market is a top state leader and remains strong and active.
Home Type or Land
Single Family - Split Level
Location of Home or Land
Elevation of Home
|Agriculture in Area||Yes|
|Industry in Area||Yes|
|Air Pollution in Area||No|
|Cleaned with Green Products||Yes|
Forced Air - Gas
Conventional Forced Air - A/C
|Whole House Filtration||
|Whole House Vacuum||No|
Home Energy Ratings
|Home Energy Rating System (HERS)||-|
|Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER)||
Energy & Water
Wood Timber Frame
Wood Dual Glazed
Garage / Car Port
|Garage / Carport||No|