Accord, New York — Green Home For Sale

New Energy Efficient Custom Built Home Uses No Fuel Oil or Gas! Home built with ( ICF) Insulated Concrete Forms. Significantly lower costs to heat and cool. Home Solar Ready, with solar close to zero net energy.

Listing ID: 19304

  • Energy Efficient Home

Asking Price (USD) $289,900
Annual Property Tax $6,500
Annual Utility Cost $2,400
Home Area 1,426 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Total Property Area 2.3 acres
Year Built 2014

Property Description

Complete by 10/14
Architectural Style: Country
3 Bedrooms, 21/2 Tiled Bathrooms, Covered Porch 130 sq. ft., located on Dug Road in Accord, NY. Some of its features are a 18 seer highly efficient air-to-air heat pumps to provide heating and cooling, Woodsiding, hardwood flooring, kitchen with granite countertops, energy-star stainless steel appliances and custom cabinets. Bathrooms with granite countertops and tiled baths. Bedrooms with hardwood flooring and one walk in closet.An unfinished basement that can be converted into a family/game room, a large wooded yard, porch and a driveway on a quaint country road.
This model has an exterior gallery over two facades and an arched window with a cathedral ceiling in the living room. On the main level a foyer at the service entrance, a bathroom with a laundry closet, a good sized bedroom with private bathroom and an entirely open activities sector. On the upper level, the stairs rise into a mezzanine where it would be possible to convert into a den or bedroom following your needs, a third bathroom and a bedroom. Option For Solar Panels ($12,000 Additional for 20 year lease) will bring the house to close to zero net energy. (very low electric bill)
There are no true comparisons between the two. Both ICF and traditional methods of construction perform the same requirements for most structures, but ICF performance criteria are significantly greater than traditional methods.
• Insulated Concrete Forms reduces drafts and keeps a more even temperature throughout the house. This can cut heating and cooling bills by an estimated 44% less energy to heat and 32% less energy to cool than comparable wood-frame houses. Concrete is unquestionably one of the most durable building products available. Concrete homes have withstood fires, rains, floods, and hurricane-force winds with minimal or no structural damage.
• Homes built with insulated concrete walls can reduce the amount of external noise entering the house by as much as two-thirds.

Structural related:
• highly wind resistant
• fire rated masonary (insurance decreased in aproximately in half)
• strength is permanent
• will not rot or decay
• resistant to termites and rodents
• impact resistant
• no maintenance requirements
• enhances steady temperatures
• low maintenance structure
• design versatility

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

The ICF construction, Insulated Concrete Forms are proven energy efficient products that have been well documented to significantly reduce heating and cooling loads in buildings. What features and benefits do ICF construction have that typical construction methods lack?
Energy & Health Related:
High performance R-values
Permanent performance no downgrading over time
Significantly lower costs to heat and cool
No air infiltration means no dust or allergens
No cavity walls for mold, mildew, bugs or rodents
Non-toxic materials
No off-gassing of materials
High wind resistant
Fire rated assembly
Strength is permanent
Will not rot or decay
Resistant to termites (the concrete)
Impact resistant
No maintenance requirements
Enhances steady temperatures
Peace of mind during inclement weather events
Low maintenance structure
Home owners insurance approximately half the price
Design versatility
Close to zero net energy with solar panels
Fire rated
Sound deadening
Home is Solar Ready, Solar Panels reduce remaining energy costs by 70%.

Neighborhood Description

#20 Private Rd on Dug Road, Accord NY is a rural, country road in a safe neighborhood. This home offers you, your own peaceful privacy with its wooded mature trees and a mountain views.

Market Area

Great Location: 30 minutes from the New York State Thruway (I-87): Exit 18 (New Paltz), take 299 West thru New Paltz. Close to Minnewaska State Park, Mohonk Mountain House and Woodstock. Located 20 minutes from NYC Bus Lines or Taxis in New Paltz.

School District

Roundout Valley Central School District


Small country community.

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


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 Forced Air - Heat Pump
Cooling System Conventional Heat Pump
Ventilation System Heat Exchanger
Whole House Filtration Other
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Masonry/Concrete
Exterior Finish Other
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Wood - Solid
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport No