Green Homes for Sale - Volcano, California Green Home

Volcano, California — Green Home For Sale

California's Gold Country! Close to skiing & wineries. Panoramic Valley VIEW from 10+ AC at apx 3000' w/newer 3 BD + guest rm, 3 BA home, att 3 car garage & usable land. Independent living-off grid w/lg solar array. Forestry land to river below.

Listing ID: 19703

  • Energy Efficient Home
  • Sustainable Home
  • Off the Grid
  • Photovoltaic (PV)
  • Solar - Photovoltaic
Annual Property Tax $3,427
Annual Utility Cost $1,020
Home Area 2,395 sq ft
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Total Property Area 10 acres
Year Built 2002

Property Description

Special Setting! Panoramic Valley VIEW from private & quiet 10+ acres w/newer 3 BD + guest rm, 3 BA home, att. 3 car garage & space for animals & outbldgs. Independent green living-off grid w/lg solar array. Sharp ext. design w/cedar shingle, forest green trim & white vinyl Milgard windows (just needs rock trim). Classic int. styling w/10 ft ceilings main level, unique eclectic details (see ext. remks), lots of lg windows for natural light & multiple doors for enjoying nature. Almost 450 sf of covered patio & 640 sf garage. Perfect elevation around 3000' in oak/fir/pine forest. "Pinezanita" is ready for your family. Forestry land to river below. Main floor is circular plan, tiled entry & Mission oak door, formal living w/bay window flanked by bookcases, formal dining w/doors to patios each side, lg country kitchen w/adj FR, finished 3 car garage w/bench, auto opener, window, door. Full bath w/hex floor tile on main level (if DR enclosed main level BD). FR w/Craftsman bookcases & brick/tile hearth w/insert. Custom cabs w/rollouts, glass uppers & scroll trim, desk area, restored 50's vintage gas range, retro sink, garden window, tile floor, pantry. Wide staircase to 4 BDs, 2 BAs & laundry. Master w/bay window to view, walk in closet, claw foot tub/shower, marble-topped sink & dressing table, tile & bamboo floors, beadboard wainscot, linen closet. Whole house fan, recirc. pump on hot water, 8" trims, accent tiles, unique salvage doors & hardware, antique sinks & custom lighting. Closets need flooring. RV dump, 40' container & water storage tank. 60 solar panels (3.2 KW), Lister (England) 8.4 KW generator, auto fill from aluminum diesel tank, shed w/battery bank (newer Monterey Battery Co) & power control center, well press. tanks, skylight. Voltage meter in garage.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Off grid with large solar array/battery bank and whole house generator. Whole house fan, airtight wood stove insert, ceiling fans.

Neighborhood Description

Usable ridge top with views of Consumnes River Canyon and Central Valley. Ideal country living near wineries in rural Amador County with large acreages adjacent and hundreds of acres of Forestry land below to Consumnes River. Located between Plymouth/Fiddletown and junction of Highway 88 and Shakeridge Road on relatively quiet County maintained road. Google address for map and aerial view.

Market Area

More relaxed pace of life for retirement or weekend retreat. Recreation dreamland with skiing, high country lakes, Camanche, Pardee & Hogan Resevoirs and Mokelumne & Consumnes Rivers within all 1 hour, Tahoe and Sacramento metro area & airport within 90 minutes, and Bay Area and beaches within 3 hours.

School District

Amador County Office of Education and Amador County Unified School District have a student population of 4,000 with 12 traditional schools (3 High Schools, 2 Junior High Schools and 7 Elementary/Primary Schools) or the North Star Independent Study program. See ACUSD website for more information


As of 2010, the population of Amador County was 38,091. The county seat is Jackson. Amador County has a total area of 594 square miles ranging in elevation from apx 250 feet in the west to over 9,000 feet in the east. The county is bordered on the north by the Cosumnes River and on the south by the Mokelumne River. See websites for Amador Chamber of Commerce or Amador County for more information.

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

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 No
Fragrance Free No
Cleaned with Green Products No

Interior Environment

Heating System Fireplace
Forced Air - Gas
Cooling System Other
Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Part of Heating System
Whole House Fan
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Off the Grid
Photovoltaic (PV)
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Shingles - Wood
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Carpet
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Insulation Material Fiberglass

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 3
Garage Area 640 sqft