Koro Island, Fiji — Green Home For Sale

A FAMILY HOME ON AN ISLAND IN It is about 200 sq m with two separate buildings to sleep in. Large covered decks. Extremely well constructed. Half the 1 acre property in rainforest. 180 views


Listing ID: 19583


  • Green Home
  • Off the Grid
  • Small Home

Asking Price (USD) $385,000
Annual Property Tax $0
Annual Utility Cost $0
Home Area 0 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 43560 sq ft
Year Built 2002

Property Description

Pacific Island vacation home overlooking ocean and reef.

Thatched roof from local materials. Large open veranda.
Separate sleeping buildings (bures) and one other storage/bedroom.
Large kitchen made from mahogany.
Container
paved driveway
Lower open deck.
Two bathrooms with showers.


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Completely off the grid.
Rich soil for growing.
Island lifestyle is non commercial. Villages traditional culture
..No need for heating systems or a/c
Solar power for all energy needs.
Rainwater tanks


Neighborhood Description

A few westerners have built houses nearby, but not too close. They are from a number of different countries.
Twelve Fijian villages on this island. The nearest s about 1/2hr walk away.
The Fijians are very welcoming and make you feel like this is our home as well as theirs.
Stores sell mainly Fijian products..no supermarkets.
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Market Area

The nearest city is Suva which is eight hours away by ferry, or 45 minutes by weekly plane.


School District

There is a nearby Primary school. Classes are in Fijian and English.
School materials are few.
There is a high school on the other side of the island.


Community

Most non localsp come and go. Only a handful stay all year.
This area is a development run by Taveuni Develpment.
Lots of blocks of land have been sold but very few built on.
There is a small resort and jetty down below...usually very quite. Sailboats moor in the bay.Those of us who live here generallly cooperate with each other to get things done. We usually get together every second Friday for a barbeque.


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level


Location of Home or Land

Rural


Elevation of Home

Other


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
Cooling System Other
Ventilation System Whole House Fan
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Off the Grid
Water System Rain Water Collection
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Wood
Interior Finish Wood - Plywood
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Wood - Solid
Roof Material Other
Window Material Wood Single Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 1
Garage Area 0 sqft