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Nevada city, California — Green Home For Sale

A custom home of the highest quality, with a carefully developed infrastructure which includes permitted well and 5 bedroom septic system and a massive off grid solar electric and water system. (129 kilowatt hours of battery storage, 15.5 KW panels)


Listing ID: 19567


  • Energy Efficient Home
  • Green Home
  • Sustainable Home
  • Off the Grid
  • Photovoltaic (PV)
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Asking Price (USD) $895,000
Annual Property Tax $6,100
Annual Utility Cost $250
Home Area 2,875 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Total Property Area 8.2 acres
Year Built 2010

Property Description

SELLER MAY CARRY! Built to last, with all copper flashings, concrete siding and massive foundation with concrete rat barrier below decks. With SOUTHERN EXPOSURE, this property is a GARDENERS' DELIGHT. The home itself also faces south. Designed and built by the present owner, this structure and the 1725 sq.ft. steel barn were both engineered to be over code. Solid 1/4 sawn white oak floors, 5/8 thick, with OPEN FLOWING FLOOR PLAN combine with gorgeous old growth decks (milled on site) to bring the OUTDOORS INDOORS. The 8 foot glass French doors and large windows provide a great view of Nature in all directions. The windows, doors, baseboards and trim are all vertical grain Douglass fir. The kitchen cabinets are knotty alder. Three bedrooms with two master suites, with large walk in closets and three bathrooms, one of which has a large Kohler Vintage soaking tub.
The kitchen has a 4 oven, 8 top burner stove, stainless appliances, granite counter tops and a walk in pantry and knotty alder cabinets. The center island has 3 inch thick solid maple top. Laundry has LG washer and dryer with granite counter top.
Phone: land line and cellular. Data: 3G, 4G. NON SMOKING.
The large front yard is perfect for volley ball, frisbee golf, BMX course, Etc. and the large barn (1725 sq ft) with 20 foot eves (room for a second floor) and hydronic heating has 72, 214 watt Sun Power panels (15,408 watts) covering its entire south roof. Complete with hot and cold water and septic hookup and an ELECTRIC VEHICLE charging station. BONUS: WINE CELLAR plus wood and metal working tools, tig/mig welder and a Sears 48" 26hp riding mower.
Total square footage of home, old growth redwood decks and barn is 5800 sq.ft.


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Maximum R value construction, a massive solar system for water and electric, and LED lighting make energy management a relaxed affair. Railings on big old growth RW decks work great for drying clothes, and an impressive wood stove custom built in a Ft Bragg shipyard with plenty of firewood around, good soil for growing food, and an ELECTRIC VEHICLE charging station in the barn equal self sufficiency.


Neighborhood Description

In the heart of a world class recreation area; 45 min. to slopes, 20 min. to the Yuba River, 5 minutes to miles of bike trails, this gorgeous estate is only 15 min. from Nevada city, famous for many cultural and artistic events and activities. Current zoning around this property is 30 acre min. parcel size ; totally private, with no neighbors in view, yet only 6 minutes from state highway 20. The one acre front yard, two greenhouses with drip systems and orchard are a joy to behold.


Market Area

Nevada city is famous for many cultural and outdoor activities , great farmers markets, music, art and especially for the people of this area who are distinguished by a great sense of community, expertise and energy to deal with problems which many communities fail to deal with effectively. This is old gold mining country and the people still retain a measure of the self sufficiency once required to live here. An important institution here is the the community radio KVMR, 89.5 FM. Great food


School District

The schools in Nevada county are among the highest rated in the country in both elementary and high school. Sierra College also has a campus here. Wolman or Waldorf, you will find the type of school you need in this district. Support is also available for those interested in home schooling.


Community

This the whitest county in California but is the most diverse white county in the U.S. By that I mean the whole spectrum of politics and culture coexist here. You will find the Tea Party here along side people who want to study african drumming and dance. You have back to the earth types and high tech people of the Grass Valley Group. Home schoolers, survivalists, you name it, we have it! The area has a surprising number of smart people and many ways to get involved in whatever you like!


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Split Level


Location of Home or Land

Rural


Elevation of Home

Mountain


Building Details

Air Quality

Agriculture in Area No
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
Wood Stove
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Off the Grid
Photovoltaic (PV)
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Other
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint No VOC
Floor Material Tile
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Metal Dual Glazed
Other
Insulation Material Fiberglass

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars 3
Garage Area 1725 sqft

Contact Information

James Carr


, CA 95959 US
Telephone: 415 300 6150

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