Royal Oaks, California — Green Home For Sale
Nature meets Nurture....... A new home that envisions the future with Craftsman Architecture and a hint of Japanese design. This green construction has an automated solar electric and hot water system in tune with today's environmental concerns.
Listing ID: 18894
- Green Home
- Solar - Photovoltaic
|Asking Price (USD)||$1,395,000|
|Annual Property Tax||$15,000|
|Annual Utility Cost||$150|
|Home Area||3,100 sq ft|
|Total Property Area||2.7 acres|
Find breathtaking 360 degree views on an estate setting with top of the world feeling and an easy travel destination. Located in Royal Oaks, its approximately 25 minutes to Santa Cruz, 30 to Carmel and San Jose, but you won't want to leave. This is a refuge from the world!
This green construction has an automated solar electric system in tune with today's environmental concerns. Evening sunsets and lights are unbelievable! Its 2.6 acres offers sustainable low water gardening and ample level land. The exterior is a play of angles and designed to track the sun. Nearly 700 five foot redwood rafter tails, part of the passive solar system provide drama and shade to the many outdoor dining areas.
The Interior space is elegant, open, compelling and wondrous! Providing a total living space on the main floor, the library mezzanine overlooks the two story living room. Fine furniture cabinetry with Japanese joinery are somehow feminine and abundant. Radiant heated Mahogany floors stretch throughout both levels. The detailed fir coffered ceiling in the dining room is in an easy conversation with the kitchen and outdoor spaces. There's a quiet dignity to this flowing 3100 square foot home.
Materials of fir, mahogany, redwood, cherry, copper and glass have been transformed into works of art every place you look. The unique handmade hardware came from Portugal. The kitchen is fine tuned elegance. 3 copper hammered sinks, custom hood and floating glass bar are flooded with light from the hipped skylight. Guests really can't take it all in the first time. The guest bath has an amazing glass ceiling and the downstairs master bedroom is wonderfully romantic with its raised fireplace that looks out to nighttime lights or sunsets.
Upstairs is the most incredible work-from-home office or impressive media room. The library mezzanine has comfortable window seating perfect for that summer read. The two covered porches are intimate and serenely beautiful. The 2nd master bedroom has its own marble steam shower and free floating bubble tub, hedonistic is good.
A forward thinking buyer will recognize the favorable market conditions and value which makes this the investment opportunity of a lifetime.
Priced well below construction and land costs, Offered at $1,395,000.
What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?
Meets and exceeds the requirements for NEW Construction green home standards for Monterey County. This home is both Active and Passive Solar and completed Nov.2007
1.Solar Hot Water
2.Solar Electric, photovoltaic system
3.2 by6 Framing
4. Natural Plaster Walls, no paint
5. Low water gardens and Landscaping
6. Sustainable Santos Mahogany Floors throughout home
7. Top Energy Efficient Appliances
8. Low Flow Toilets and Showers
The home is in a small gated community of 13 homes. It has 360 degree views to the Ocean, Mt. Madonna, and Mt.Toro. You also look down on the city lights and 400 feet down to large agricultural fields.
This home is easily accessible. The roads are in excellent condition and just minutes to town. Hwy 1, north or South is approximately 10 minutes and Carmel and Santa Cruz and San Jose about 25 minutes. Hwy 101. is about 15 min. Wonderful markets, produce, fresh fish are in nearby Moss Landing.
Home Type or Land
Single Family - Two Story
Location of Home or Land
Elevation of Home
|Agriculture in Area||Yes|
|Industry in Area||No|
|Air Pollution in Area||No|
|Cleaned with Green Products||Yes|
Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Solar - Active
Solar - Passive
|Whole House Filtration||
|Whole House Vacuum||No|
Energy & Water
Solar - Photovoltaic
Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Wood - Solid
Metal Dual Glazed
Wood Dual Glazed
Garage / Car Port
|Garage / Carport||Yes|
|Number of Cars||2|
|Garage Area||572 sqft|