Funter Bay, Alaska — Green Home For Sale

Green built self sufficient home and guest house on ocean frontage. Turnkey, all furnished with gardens and skiff.

Listing ID: 19027

  • Green Home
  • Healthy Home
  • Off the Grid
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Annual Property Tax $1
Annual Utility Cost $1,000
Home Area 1,400 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Total Property Area 1.5 acres
Year Built 1972

Property Description

Off-grid, green-built self sufficient home and guest house in Funter Bay, Admiralty Island, Alaska. 38 years of work developing alternative systems and living full time. This home is turnkey with everything needed here from kitchen appliances,utensils to tools to a Honda four wheeler. Aluminum propane tanks. Skiff and motor, gardening and woodworking tools, chainsaw, log splitter, mooring buoy. Funter Bay is not accessible by road. Float plane service via Juneau, or boat access. State maintained floats in the bay for boat tie up. Whales, brown bears, excellent bird watching, good salmon and crab fishing, halibut, shrimp, clams, etc. Workshop, storage buildings, woodsheds, generators, too much to list. Please visit our website.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Home was built with recycled lumber, roofing, and some windows from the bay's cannery. Solar panels and small hydro power plus diesel generators charge batteries through inverter system. Wood and oil heat, grey water outflow, passive solar south-facing windows. Organic gardens, eco-friendly cleaning products used for many years. Family lived subsistence lifestyle harvesting venison and seafood for 30+ years.

Neighborhood Description

Funter Bay is approximately 25 water miles from Juneau's Auke Bay harbor with excellent facilities. Air access via charter from Juneau. Close to Glacier Bay National Park. Premier salmon and halibut, crab, and clam fishing. There are currently two households living full time in Funter Bay, with about 30 summer use cabins as well.

Market Area

Juneau is Alaska's capital city and a popular tourist destination.

School District



Crab Cove

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home

Sea Level

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 Solar - Passive
Wood Stove
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Hybrid
Off the Grid
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Other
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Wood Timber Frame
Exterior Finish Shingles - Wood
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Wood - Solid
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Carpet
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Wood Dual Glazed
Wood Single Glazed
Insulation Material Fiberglass
Urethane Foam

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars 1
Garage Area 100 sqft