Green Homes for Sale - Boulder, Colorado Green Home

Boulder, Colorado — Green Home For Sale

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!

Listing ID: 18868

  • Green Home
  • Healthy Home
  • Solar - Photovoltaic
Annual Property Tax $2,632
Annual Utility Cost $100
Home Area 2,933 sq ft
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Total Property Area 3.5 acres
Year Built 1984

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!

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.

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!

Market Area

School District



Gold Hill

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


Building Details

Air Quality

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

Interior Environment

Heating System Solar - Active
Solar - Passive
Wood Stove
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Part of Cooling System
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Carpet
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Fiberglass
Recycled Denim Batt
Urethane Foam

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 560 sqft