Chelan, Washington — Green Home For Sale

Rare Chelan straw bale home. Enjoy views of the Butte and quick walks to the beach. Master on the main. Two bedrooms in basement and option for second kitchen accommodate lower-level renter. Multi-family zoning allows for duplex rental. A true jewel!

Listing ID: 20249

  • Accessible Home
  • Energy Efficient Home
  • Green Home
  • Natural Home
  • Sustainable Home
  • Straw bale

Asking Price (USD) $395,000
Annual Property Tax $3,860
Annual Utility Cost $500
Home Area 2,590 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 5227 sq ft
Year Built 2006

Property Description

Spacious 2,500 sf downtown Chelan home. Enjoy views of the Butte, quick walks to the beach and main street, and the quiet lifestyle of Highland Avenue. Master on main with two bedrooms and media/shop in basement provides flexible layout to accommodate lower-level renter. Multi-family zoning would also allow for duplex rental. Sustainable features include straw-bale construction and hydronic heat. Upper level deck and lower patio offer inviting outdoor spaces for relaxing in the sun.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Strawbale walls. Solar-boosted hydronic heating on both floors.

Neighborhood Description

Quiet, downtown Chelan neighborhood with views of the Chelan Butte. Walk to the beach and downtown shops.

Market Area

Chelan is a agricultural and tourist town located on the eastern slopes of the Cascades in Washington State. With a year round population of just under 5,000 people, it is a tight-knit and gracious community.

School District

The Lake Chelan School District serves over 1,200 students ranging from K-12. It features a new STEM program at the high school and a robust array of educational options for students at all age levels.


Chelan is a agricultural and tourist town located on the eastern slopes of the Cascades in Washington State. Set beside Lake Chelan, the third deepest lake in the United States, the town has a charming and grounding presence. Over thirty wineries exist in the valley and apples and cherries are commercially produced on a large scale.

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


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 Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Wood Stove
Cooling System Conventional Forced Air - A/C
Ventilation System Whole House Fan
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Municipal
Wastewater System Municipal

Construction Information

Construction Type Straw bale
Wood Timber Frame
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Cement Plaster
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Concrete
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Insulation Material Fiberglass

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Carport Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 400 sqft

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Contact Information

Guy Evans

PO Box 2700
Chelan, WA 98816 US
Telephone: (509) 670-3608

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