Tucson, Arizona — Green Home For Sale

2007 High performance 2850 sqft Gipson Corwin custom Green home. All of the ammenities of a beautiful custom home and still reduce your carbon footprint. Take advantage of the hiking trails of the Saguaro National Monument West and the great weather and lifestyle that Tucson, AZ have to offer!

Accessible Home Green Home Healthy Home Natural Home Solar - Photovoltaic
Annual Property Tax $4,000
Annual Utility Cost $1,700
Home Area 2,850 sq ft
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Total Property Area 43560 sq ft
Year Built 2007

Listing ID: 18200

Property Description

Built by Gipson Corwin Homes. This is the 1st high performance custom home in Southern Arizona with Silver Certification by the U. S. Green Building Council's LEED for Homes pilot program. Energy Star certified too! Located in west Tucson, Picture Rocks area near National and state parks. With 2850 sqft. of living space, this home has followed an eight catagory Green building program to insure its impact on the environment and the homes occupants are safe and comfortable. Gourmet kitchen with Maple cabinetry, Stainless steel efficiency appliances, walk in pantry, 4 spacious bedrooms, walk in custom closets, Custom tile bathrooms and spa tub in master,gray water tank, photovoltic solar hot water heater, covered porches, Huge finished 3 car garage, work from home with this completely tech ready house, these upgrades and much more are included in the price!

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Some of the things that went into this home to make it green and healthy are:
Evrironmentally progressive building techniques use less lumber and produce
less waste. 2x6 Framing,Completely sheared and then insulated with Icynene insulation recommended by the U.S. Dept of Energy, to eliminate air infiltration. Finished with a western stucco system. High efficiency dual stage 15 SEER Trane heat pump with fresh air intake and a whole house exhaust system. High
efficiency tinted, low E, dual pane custom windows. CFL low wattage, long
life lighting. Photovoltaic Solar hot water heater, On demand hot water recalculating system. High efficiency low flow water fixtures. Wellborn custom cabinetry practices forest stewardship and low voc principles. Polished Natural river rock counter tops. Natural stone and ceramic tile. Ceramic sinks. Quickstep wood flooring by Mohawk contains 50% recycled content and is low voc. Mohawk/Dupont Smartstrand carpeting made from recycled PET plastics and corn. All appliances are Energy Star Rated. Energy efficient ceiling fans. Front and rear porches prevent direct sunlight during the morning and evening summer sun. Gray water system that feeds established riparian areas. Native landscape plants with efficiency timer and rain
sensor. Roof drainage gutters also feed native landscape.

Neighborhood Description

The neighborhood in which the home is located is rural GR1 zoning, allows for horses and RVs. No HOA. No lots smaller than .9 acre. It is not in a subdivision. Fresh air and open spaces.

Market Area

This home is located in the small rural town of Picture Rocks just 15 minutes outside of Tucson and Marana, AZ. The Saguaro National Monument West separates Picture Rocks from Tucson and provides great mountain views. The center of town is still a four way stop sign at this time. There are services nearby, but 15 minutes to major shopping.

School District



Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level

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 High Efficiency Heat Pump
Ventilation System Whole House Fan
Whole House Filtration HEPA filtration
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Municipal
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Carpet
Wood - Laminated
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Metal Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Urethane Foam

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 3
Garage Area 950 sqft

Contact Information

Susan Cornelius

Dream Weaver Realty
Tucson , AZ 85743 US