Summertown, Tennessee — Green Home For Sale

1460 sq ft Timber frame, Straw clay slip house, breathable walls. Custom built. All electric is in conduit, and wired for minimum EMF. 25 Acres with pond with 400sq ft yurt.

Listing ID: 20413

  • Accessible Home
  • EnergyStar Home
  • Green Home
  • GreenBuilt Home
  • Healthy Home
  • Natural Home
  • Sustainable Home

Asking Price (USD) $370,000
Annual Property Tax $1,010
Annual Utility Cost $1,800
Home Area 1,460 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 25 acres
Year Built 2017

Property Description

This home was built with the intention to use natural, non toxic materials. The sturdy timber frame, is very strong made of White Oak. The house is airy, built off the ground, and with breathable walls, preventing any mold in this humid climate. We designed the layout with ancient Vastu Shastra in mind, giving this dwelling a very harmonious nature. There is also a yurt on the property with hardwood floor. Down from the yurt, is a pond with abundant wildlife, fish turtles, frogs, & toads.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

All materials are non toxic. Exterior walls are 16" made of straw clay slip, lime plaster, and Cypress wood siding. Breathable walls. Strong Timber frame.

Neighborhood Description

Low key neighborhood. Adjacent to world famous "The Farm" community

Market Area

1.5 hours from Nashville
30 minutes from Columbia

School District

"The Farm" community school
Summertown Elementry School
Summertown High School


"The Farm" community was established in the 70s. 3rd generation families. Yoga classes, potlucks, dancing, celebrations of many kinds. Eclectic group of people.
The greater Summertown community gathers for holiday events. There are several welcoming churches.

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 Other
Solar - Passive
Cooling System Other
Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Heat Exchanger
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Other
Wood Timber Frame
Exterior Finish Wood
Interior Finish Cement Plaster
Interior Paint AFM
Floor Material Wood - Solid
Roof Material Other
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Carport Attached
Number of Cars 1
Garage Area 150 sqft

Contact Information

Michelle Desrocher

802 Drake Lane
Summertown, TN 38483 US
Telephone: (802) 272-9276

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