Colrain, Massachusetts — Green Home For Sale
Demonstration kit eco-home built by Noble Home on beautiful rural acreage. Single level modern house with solar exposure, views and riverfront with natural beach to the south. Earth berm on the north side and broad overhangs. Healthy interior.
Listing ID: 19582
- Accessible Home
- Green Home
- Green PreFab
- Healthy Home
- Natural Home
|Annual Property Tax||$3,600|
|Annual Utility Cost||$1,200|
|Home Area||1,300 sq ft|
|Total Property Area||2.9 acres|
Riverfront, 3 acres on fertile lot.The home is not facing the roadway, but protected from its noise and publicity with an energy efficient earth berm. Enter the house through the protected entry and discover the expansion of interior space and views out to the southern woods and river. Cook, eat, relax or entertain in the large 20’ x 28’ great room which includes kitchen, dining and living areas, with 24’ of glass wall: cool and shaded in summer, sunlit and warm in winter. A smaller hallway three bedrooms and 1 ½ baths.
What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?
7.5" thick SIP panel walls and roof, passive solar heating with radiant floor heat back-up, integral color plaster walls with wax finish, FSC rated solid local wood in structure and cabinets.
Rural with ample recreational opportunities: rivers for boating and swimming, skiing, hiking. Town is rural with mountain, state forest, and farms.
2 miles from charming village of Shelburne Falls, MA. Culture of local markets, food, family activities such as craft and agricultural fairs. The historic village has a variety of shops and restaurants with a healthy tourist economy in the summer and fall.
Small elementary school, k-6. Regional high school about 3 miles away, grades 7-12.
Rural, mix of artists, farmers, business owners. Many small scale and organic food producers. Strong local business community.
Home Type or Land
Single Family - Single 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|
Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
|Whole House Filtration||
|Whole House Vacuum||No|
Home Energy Ratings
|Home Energy Rating System (HERS)||60|
|Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER)||
Energy & Water
Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Metal Dual Glazed
Garage / Car Port
|Garage / Carport||No|