Scottsdale, Arizona — Green Home For Sale

Originally built in 1967, torn down and is the first LEED Certified Platinum remodel in Arizona! Four bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, on half an acre. Xeriscape landscaping, pool, CL Free Water and in the middle of Scottsdale!

Listing ID: 18760

  • LEED Home
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Asking Price (USD) $895,000
Annual Property Tax $6,127
Annual Utility Cost $1,400
Home Area 2,789 sq ft
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Total Property Area 23958 sq ft
Year Built 2008

Property Description

This home was rebuilt to the highest level LEED Certification possible (PLATINUM!) The contents of the 1967 home were recycled. The home was built using Tyvek building wraps/radiant barriers, sustainable forest products, certified woods, Solar Panels, clay tile roofing and formaldehyde-free Demalac spray foam R50 insulation. The home has a whole house/remote lighting system, vinyl/wood low e large windows for lighting, 13 SEER AC, tankless hot water heater, north/south orientation, huge shade trees, zoned HVAC, ceiling fans, no VOC paints, bamboo flooring, New Zealand wool carpets, converted gas fireplace, whole box cherry cabinets soy based stains, granite countertops, recycled backsplash, recycled flooring in bathroom, antique vanities, antique mirror frame, desert vegetation and CL free water system.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

No glues or formaldehyde in kitchen cabinets, insulation or paints. R50+ insulation plus interior finishes helped to achieve HERS rating of 37 - unheard of in 2008. No chemicals in drinking water or pool water; home is smoke free. 4 Kw solar system, drought tolerant landscaping all on low water usage drip system.

Neighborhood Description

This Scottsdale neighborhood is surrounded by homes that are being remodeled on 1/2 acre + lots with mature vegetation - huge shade trees. Half mile from every retail amenity. Located in mid-Scottsdale and near bus stop and main roads; within Paradise Valley school district.

Market Area

Scottsdale is a great place to live, but also home to thousands of winter visitors each year. Entertainment includes spring training baseball, indoor sky diving, Aquarium, hundreds of golf courses, all 4 major sporting venues, 7 annual car shows, the Waste Management Phoenix Open, horse shows, MANY hiking trails on nearby mountains, and 330 days of sunshine annually!

School District

Paradise Valley School System and Scottsdale School System are A rated schools!


Desert Estates is a unique area that includes horse property, large lots, and homes that are being completely renovated from the original 1960's and 1970's single level ranch homes to gorgeous homes. It's located in the "magic" zip code of 85254, known for this type renovation construction, good schools, and great entertainment.

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 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 Fireplace
Forced Air - Gas
Solar - Active
Solar - Passive
Cooling System Conventional Forced Air - A/C
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration Other
Whole House Vacuum No

Home Energy Ratings

Home Energy Rating System (HERS) 40
Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) Rating: 13.0
Type: Heat Pump System

Energy & Water

Energy System Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Municipal
Wastewater System Municipal

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint No VOC
Floor Material Carpet
Roof Material Other
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Urethane Foam

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 3
Garage Area 612 sqft