Special Strawbale Home in Civano Community Energy Efficiency and Modern Convenience
Listing ID: 18981
|Annual Property Tax||$2,121|
|Annual Utility Cost||$500|
|Home Area||1,729 sq ft|
|Total Property Area||6970 sq ft|
This very special straw bale home is located on a large corner lot in the Community of Civano, which is nationally recognized for its planning and energy saving innovations.
This home has custom hardware and wood trim throughout. The master bath has a walk in shower and jacuzzi bath.
There is a large covered rear porch looking onto a large backyard. The backyard is private and has access to a rear alley.
The home has a large 2-car garage with plenty of room for a workshop, and lots of storage space.
The two foot thick straw bale walls not only provide wonderful energy efficiency; they also create a wonderfully quiet and peaceful interior environment. You will delight in the quality of light that comes through the thick walls.
This is a home that will provide savings and real pleasure from the moment you move in, and on into the future. It is located on one of the older streets in Civano, and has wonderful mature landscaping. A swimming pool (solar heated!) and tennis court are a short walk away.
Anyone buying this house will be the owner of something special.
This home is built of straw bales with stucco exterior finish and plaster exterior finish. It has tile floors through out. Straw bale is one of the best building materials for a desert environment. You will have to experience the house to believe how its two foot thick strawbale walls moderate the outdoor temperature to maintain a constant and comfortable interior. This also translates to very low monthly utility bills. This home is certified to use at least 50% less energy for heating and cooling than a standard home.
In addition to the building material, the home has the following "green" features:
-air exchange system
-whole house air exhaust system that can be modified to your particular needs
-solar hot water generated
-"Energy Star" rated appliances.
This is a comfortable, quiet, energy efficient home whose value will only grow in the years to come.
This home is located in Civano community. Civano is recognized nationally for its innovative planning and resource conservation methods. This is a real community with walkable streets, front porches that are really used, and good recreation amenities. Civano stands out from all the other new communities in Tucson both for how it "looks and feels" and for the energy conservation aspects of the community.
Civano homes hold their value.
This home is located on the East side of the City of Tucson. Tucson is noted for its mild winter weather, and its breathtakingly beautiful surroundings.
Tucson's economy is anchored by a strong high tech sector, the University of Arizona, and a strong military presence. The presence of the University serves as the base for Tucson's rich and varied cultural life.
From hiking to symphonies, to many opportunities for continued education; Tucson presents a highly attractive area in which to live.
Community of Civano
Single Family - Single Level
|Agriculture in Area||Yes|
|Industry in Area||No|
|Air Pollution in Area||No|
|Cleaned with Green Products||Yes|
Forced Air - Heat Pump
Conventional Heat Pump
Whole House Fan
|Whole House Filtration||
|Whole House Vacuum||No|
Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
|Garage / Carport||Yes|
|Number of Cars||2|
|Garage Area||700 sqft|