Charlotte, Vermont — Green Home For Sale

Brand New Net Zero Home! This home is built to Efficiency Vermont’s High Performance Homes Gold Tier by Fiddlehead Construction.

Listing ID: 20260

  • Energy Efficient Home
  • EnergyStar Home
  • Green Home
  • Sustainable Home
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Asking Price (USD) $399,000
Annual Property Tax $4,000
Annual Utility Cost $1,800
Home Area 1,536 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Total Property Area 11 acres
Year Built 2017

Property Description

Built by Fiddlehead Construction, 2016 Efficiency Vermont award winner, this high performance home not only allows for sustainable energy use, but also incorporates resilient materials for ease of maintenance for years to come. This 3BR, 2.5 bath home features cement board siding, architectural shingles, triple-pane tilt-turn windows, and locally-milled timberframe porches. Inside you will find maple flooring, locally-made kitchen and bath cabinetry, LED lighting, and energy star appliances. Enter through the mudroom and right into the open kitchen/living area which flows to the shared green space out your back door. The first floor also offers a handicap accessible master bedroom with bath, and the second level boasts two bedrooms, office, full bath, and a laundry room. Solar photovoltaic array, heat pump systems for heating/cooling, recovery ventilation, and heat pump hot water heater will allow you to live with little impact on the environment. (please note taxes are an estimate)

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

• Two-head Mitsubishi Mr Slim air source heat pump for primary heating and A/C
• CERV by Build Equinox Energy Recovery Ventilation, sensor activated balanced ventilation
with heat pump recovery and conditioning
• Heat pump water heater by Bradford White
• Energy Star appliances

Energy Package:
• Photovoltaic array for net zero performance of estimated annual electrical use
• Schuco triple-pane European tilt-turn windows
• R-45 walls, R-80 ceiling/attic, R-30 foundation
• Airtight building envelope at 0.2 ACH50 with balanced heat recovery mechanical ventilation
• LED lighting throughout home

Neighborhood Description

This home is located in the Champlain Valley Cohousing community set on 125 acres in bucolic Charlotte, VT! Enjoy the common land via the walking paths intertwining with the Charlotte Town Trail through pasture, meadow and mature forest brimming with wildflowers, forest birds and wildlife. This cohousing neighborhood, ideally located only 3 miles to Lake Champlain and 15 miles to Burlington, also offers a community yurt, garden, swimming pond and the potential for small farming opportunities.

Market Area

Charlotte is located in Chittenden County and this home is ideally located only 3 miles to Lake Champlain and 15 miles to Burlington.

School District

In addition to the Charlotte Central School for elementary and middle school and Champlain Valley Union (CVU) high school, there are a variety of private options as well such as a nearby Lake Champlain Waldorf School, Vermont Commons School, etc.


Learn about the Champlain Valley Cohousing Community:

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home

Sea Level

Building Details

Air Quality

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

Interior Environment

Heating System Forced Air - Heat Pump
Solar - Active
Solar - Passive
Cooling System High Efficiency Heat Pump
Ventilation System Heat Exchanger
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

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

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Other
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Tile
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Other
Insulation Material Urethane Foam

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Carport Detached
Number of Cars 1
Garage Area 200 sqft

Property Website


Contact Information

Danelle Birong

3 Main Street
Bristol, VT 05443 US
Telephone: (802) 453-6161

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