Green Homes for Sale - Brighton, Colorado Green Home

Brighton, Colorado — Green Home For Sale

4 bedroom home built in 2004 in suburban Denver with many green and healthy features. Hardwood floors galore, vaulted ceilings, screened porch, professionally landscaped yard.

Listing ID: 17903

  • Green Home
  • Healthy Home
Annual Property Tax $2,735
Annual Utility Cost $0
Home Area 2,261 sq ft
Bedrooms 4
Total Property Area 6970 sq ft
Year Built 2004

Property Description

2 story, 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home built in 2004. Oak floors in entry, LR, DR, FR, kitchen, and one secondary bedroom. Vaulted ceilings in entry and living room. Large eat-in kitchen with upgraded cabinets, lots of pull-out shelves, recessed lighting, pantry, and 18 linear feet of countertops – fabulous for entertaining. Patio door connects kitchen to beautiful screen porch made with maintenance-free materials. Enjoy the Colorado outdoors without worrying about sun, rain, or insects! Professionally landscaped, fully fenced yard with underground sprinklers. Separate dining room, living room, and family room. 4 upstairs bedrooms, including master suite with vaulted ceiling, luxury bath with large tub and separate shower, and large walk-in closet. Large 2.5 car garage. Full unfinished basement. Built-in intercom system; complete security system; structured wiring system with many outlets for cable, computer, phones, and satellite; home theater prewire. Air conditioning, whole house humidifier, and setback thermostat. Ceiling fans in all four bedrooms, living room, family room, and screen porch.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Built by Engle Homes to “Built Green” and “Energy Star” standards. Healthy features include: oak floors with water-based varnish in entry, LR, DR, FR, kitchen, and one secondary bedroom; heat recovery ventilator to provide capability for constant air exchange; whole house air filtration with HEPA filter; whole house water filtration system with additional filter for drinking water; no-VOC or low-VOC interior paint. No pesticides used in house or in back yard. No smokers or pets ever in home.
Green features include: OSB sheathing on exterior walls, regionally produced masonry products, cementitious siding.
Energy features include: advanced sealing package; 92% efficient sealed combustion furnace; power vent 50 gallon water heater; some Energy Star appliances; air tight recessed can lights; insulated entry doors; double-glazed windows with low E coating; formaldehyde free insulation; insulated basement walls. Setback thermostat. 7 ceiling fans reduce need for air conditioning. Meets 2000 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Energy performance rating of 88 (very high), certified by third party E-Star Colorado.

Neighborhood Description

Suburban development 25 miles NE of downtown Denver (Brighton Crossing – Fountain Park). Community includes “Caribbean Beach Club” open only to residents: includes large resort-style pool with zero-depth entry and waterfalls, lifeguards, picnic area, grill, basketball court, sand volleyball court, hammocks, playground, dressing rooms. (For more info, go to www., click enter, then community amenities.) Near shopping and hospital. New construction includes SuperTarget, Home Depot, Lowe’s, and new hospital, all within 5 miles.

Market Area

Located in Brighton, 25 miles NE of downtown Denver. Easy access to I-76 and E-470. 20 minutes to airport; just under 30 minutes to downtown Denver; 40 minutes to Boulder; 90 minutes to Estes Park, Winter Park, and other mountain communities. Brighton’s elevation is higher than many other northern suburbs, resulting in beautiful panoramic views of the Front Range mountains, both from within our neighborhood and other areas in town.

School District

Adams 27J


Brighton Crossing - Fountain Park

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

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Elevation of Home


Building Details

Air Quality

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

Interior Environment

Heating System Forced Air - Gas
Cooling System Conventional Forced Air - A/C
Ventilation System Heat Exchanger
Whole House Filtration HEPA filtration
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Municipal
Wastewater System Municipal

Construction Information

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

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 580 sqft