Port Angeles, Washington — Green Home For Sale

Very energy efficient, beautiful straw bale home, lots of natural wood and stone used, private setting. Plenty of opportunity on site to recreate with hiking trails and tennis court on property. Fenced garden, fruit trees and chicken coop as well.


Listing ID: 20007


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

Asking Price (USD) $575,000
Annual Property Tax $3,000
Annual Utility Cost $1,500
Home Area 2,200 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 15 acres
Year Built 2007

Property Description

Straw bale home, earth plaster inside earth and lime outside, stained concrete floors with radiant hydronic heating, solar hot water system, masonry stove with bake oven, use of timbers from property, single level with loft (1900 sqft. main level, 300 sqft. loft), 70x10' covered back porch, front patio with hot tub, fully deer-fenced garden, fruit trees, chicken coop, tree house with 250' zip line, concrete tennis/sports court that could easily be covered and used as a shop/garage, trails through woods to Siebert creek with steelhead and trout runs which runs through property, off-grid yurt and cabin near creek (lived there for 1.5 yrs. while building). Partial mountain view of Blue Mtn. to the south, could be improved with some selective clearing.


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Straw bale construction gives it high thermal mass and excellent insulation, makes it easy to heat in the winter, no need to cool in summer, all natural earth plasters, highly efficient radiant floor heat and high efficiency masonry stove, evacuated tube solar hot water system, passive solar design, plenty of light through south facing windows


Neighborhood Description

rural neighborhood, lots 5-40 acres, plenty of privacy, very friendly, a few young families with kids, but mostly older, easy 15-20 minute commute to either Port Angeles to the west or Sequim to the east. Aprox. 750' elevation.


Market Area

The Olympic Peninsula of Washington State is a beautiful place, mostly national park, the access and proximity to pristine mountain wilderness and coastline is unprecedented. Almost any type of outdoor activity can be enjoyed here hiking, backpacking, cycling (road & mountain) kayaking, surfing, fishing, skiing, the list goes on. Located in the rain shadow of the Olympic mountains it receives far less rain and more sun than the surrounding area. Easy commute to Seattle and airport when needed.


School District

Both Port Angeles and Sequim Public schools are quality small town schools. Multiple private options exist as well.


Community

See City /market area above, in addition Port Angeles recently was runner-up in Outside Magazine's online poll of best outdoor towns. It is a great place to live, retire and raise a family.


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level


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 Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Solar - Passive
Wood Stove
Cooling System Other
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Municipal
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Straw bale
Exterior Finish Plaster - Earth
Interior Finish Earthen Plaster
Interior Paint No VOC
Floor Material Concrete
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars 1
Garage Area 400 sqft

Contact Information

nathan gelder

650 quail run rd
port angeles, WA 98362 US
Telephone: (360) 457-5118

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