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1170 Dixon Road, Boulder, Colorado

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PRICE REDUCED! Extremely energy efficient, Net-Zero solar house, with passive and active solar systems. Walk/Ski/Snowshoe/Cycle right out the front door of this privately located, beautifully renovated (over 100K in recent updates) mountain hideaway!
Green HomeHealthy HomeSolar - Photovoltaic
$2,632Annual Property Tax
2,933Square Feet
4 / 3Beds / Baths
3.5 acresLot Size
1984Year Built

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What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

*Excellent Passive Solar Heating/Cooling Design w/Angled Roof Eaves, South Facing Windows, Vents Throughout house, & Thermal Mass. Slab & Foundation walls insulated with Foamboard. *ONE Wood Stove Heats the Whole House, using on average 1/2 cord/winter! Passive Cooling also works very well in the summer (ground level windows on South side of house & skylight windows North for great air flow) *Attached Greenhouse! Large Planters in Sun Space (using soil from our own compost) provides year-round gardening opportunity. Currently growing Cape Gooseberries, Broccoli, Tomatoes, Watermelon, Lettuces, & more... *Tandem well water pressure tanks to reduce cycling of the well pump. *Energy efficient CFL's, Low VOC Paint & Flooring, Green Cleaning Products, No Pesticides. *1.5 year old solar thermal system (top of the line Caleffie Control and 80 gallon Buderus German storage tank with built-in heat exchanger). *Brand New 4.2 KW 20 panel SunPower 215 watt PV System, roof mounted, GRID-TIED! makes the home Net-Zero Energy Home. *Water Conservation: low flow faucets and shower heads throughout house, dual flush toilet in master bath. Reverse osmosis water filter in kitchen. *Large Air Lock mud room prevents heat loss in winter. *Great laundry room space for hanging clothes to dry throughout winter.

Property Description

*Incredibly well Insulated & well-constructed Stucco Home w/R38 walls & R50 roof! *Situated on a gently sloping, private 3.5 Acres *20 Min. drive to Boulder, 30 Mins to nearest Ski Resort *Recently Appraised @ $550K BUT since then we've added a $40,000 Solar PV System, 150 sq/ft Trex Deck, Refinished Existing Deck w/new Custom Rails, & MORE! *Brand new 4.2 KW PV system makes this a ZERO ENERGY home! Solar Thermal System TOO! No electric, gas, water, propane bills, No HOA to worry about! *This home is Gorgeous inside! Modern Updated interiors throughout! *Custom-built Hickory Kitchen Cabinetry w/Shoji Screen, Granite Counters with Copper Edging. Stainless Energy Efficient Appliances. *Decorative Concrete Floors w/Large Tile Pattern, Low VOC New Zealand Wool Carpets, Cork/Marble/Stone Flooring, In-Floor Heating *Stunning Master Suite Remodel with Private Deck off Master, Custom Lighting, Large Walk-in Closet w/new Closet System, Marble Tile floor in Bath, Large Soaking tub w/Chandelier overhead, Kohler Low Flow Toilet, Mosaic Tiled Shower w/Seat. *Over 500 Square Feet of Decking overlooking the Mountains & Private Landscape. *2 Car Attached Tandem Garage with Storage loft, over 550 Sq/Ft. *Large Separate 600 square foot Workshop (wired for 220 and compressed air), with attached finished studio space great for office or art!

Neighborhood Description

*Gold Hill ( is wonderful small friendly mountain mining town, situated at 8,300Ft. *10 miles west of Boulder, an easy commute to all that Boulder has to offer! Gold Hill General Store The-Climb: Bio-Diesel Bus Service Gold Hill Inn: A 5 star restaurant that hosts live music weekly! Gold Hill Historical Museum The Gold Hill School! A VERY special 2 room school which is the oldest School in Colorado!

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Gold Hill

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Agriculture in Areano
Industry in Areano
Air Pollution in Areano
Pesticide Freeyes
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Cleaned with Green Productsyes

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Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
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Wood Dual Glazed
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Garage / Carportyes
Garage Typeattached
Number of Cars2
Garage Area560 sqft

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Listing ID : 18868