Green Homes for Sale - Mountain Ranch, California Green Home

Mountain Ranch, California — Green Home For Sale

AUCTION - Custom Eco-friendly Retreat in Beautiful Mountain Ranch, CA

Listing ID: 19375

  • Green Home
Annual Property Tax $3,191
Annual Utility Cost $1,200
Home Area 3,981 sq ft
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 20.9 acres
Year Built 2002

Property Description

PUBLIC AUCTION: List price is OPENING BID! Previous asking price $1.65M, opening bid is now only $400K. The owners of this incredible 3600 sq ft eco-friendly home on 21 acres in the untarnished Sierra foothills have chosen to Designed for ultimate rural luxury, this retreat features a full Viking kitchen, granite countertops, radiant floor heating, Italian tile floors & 2500 sq ft of outdoor patios w/ 2 fireplaces. Open floor plan, low-maintenance, private... MUST SEE.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Non-electric Radiant/passive solar earth-sheltered home with Separate well house with two 1,600-gallon underground water storage tanks; Whole-house in-line water filtration, UV purification, and softening systems; In-floor hydronic heating with multiple heating zones, Double and triple pane low-E, argon gas-filled windows; Timer-controlled Rainbird irrigation system in front, back, and side yards; Water-saving toilets; 15kW standby in-line propane generator, hard-wired into home’s electrical system, with in-line transfer switch; solar ready room, designed to accommodate solar batteries and inverters.

Neighborhood Description

Quiet, secluded, but close to full-service grocery, hardware, lumberyard, and post office; close proximity to Sacramento, Stockton, Amador County wineries, skiing at Bear Valley, and all the attractions of the historic Mother Lode; excellent satellite reception and high-speed terrestrial microwave internet; above the fog, with 300+ days of sunshine a year

Market Area

Set in the southern Sierra foothills, only an hour from Stockton, 1-1/2 hours from Sacramento, three hours from the Bay Area or Lake Tahoe, is the community of Mountain Ranch. It's just off of Mountain Ranch Rd. at Whiskey Slide Rd. When in Mountain Ranch, you are also near San Andreas, a city nine miles east of Mountain Ranch, the County seat of Calaveras County government. Mountain Ranch was first established circa 1854 and was founded as the community of El Dorado Camp. When the settlers appl

School District

Calaveras Unified



Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


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 Electric Radiant
Solar - Passive
Cooling System Other
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration Other
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Hybrid
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Masonry/Concrete
Steel Framing
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Cement Plaster
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Tile
Roof Material Other
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars 3
Garage Area 0 sqft