Homewood, California

Passive Solar Envelope Styled home on a private/quiet Cul de Sac and backing to miles of Forest Service Land. Three levels, two sunny/private decks and a beautiful wooden circular stairway accessing all levels.

Energy Efficient Home
$979,000 Asking Price (USD)
$9,500 Annual Property Tax
$1,800 Annual Utility Cost
2,070 Square Feet
4 / 3 Beds / Baths
14375 sq ft Lot Size
1986 Year Built
Green Home Property Type

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What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

This home was built by a local contractor for his own residence and he enjoyed this energy efficient home up until his recent passing. The passive design easily heats this home. He even installed a fresh air circulation system that moves fresh air through the house during the winter when windows are closed.

Property Description

This passive solar design was built by a local contractor for his own residence & is energy efficient. He specialized in building wood stairs and you will see his fine craftsmanship on the three level circular stairway. If you are looking for a private & sunny location, backing to the forest, look no further! Highlights include hardwood floors, 2 private decks, peekaboo views & sounds of Blackwood Creek plus there is a huge workshop that has tons of potential. Enjoy the beach & pier or explore the canyon

Neighborhood Description

This home is located in the back of Tahoe Pines on a small Cul de Sac (only 3 homes on this street). The Beach and HOA pier are within a quarter of a miles away. This home backs to Blackwood Canyon and Forest Service Lands, offering miles of trails for hiking and mountain biking during the summer or Cross-Country skiing, snow-shoeing or miles of snowmobiling right out the door.

Market Area

Located just five miles south of Tahoe City and one mile north of Homewood and the Homewood Mountain Ski Resort, plus the paved bike trails are just down the street.

School District

Our school district is the Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District. They are just doing a major remodel on our grammar school located in Tahoe City. The middle school and high school are located one mile north of Tahoe City. All with small class sizes.


Tahoe has it all! Skiing, hiking, biking, golf, tennis, fishing, arts, music and one of the most beautiful lakes in the world for your water sports.

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Air Quality

Agriculture in Area No
Industry in Area No
Air Pollution in Area No
Pesticide Free No
Fragrance Free Yes
Cleaned with Green Products No

Interior Environment

Heating System Solar - Passive
Cooling System Other
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration Other
Whole House Vacuum Yes

Energy & Water

Energy System Other
Water System Other
Wastewater System Municipal

Construction Information

Construction Type Masonry/Concrete
Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Masonry
Interior Finish Cement Plaster
Wood - Solid
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Carpet
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Fiberglass

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 1
Garage Area 0 sqft

Contact Seller

Russ Baruh

Listing ID: 20470