Fort Collins, Colorado

Modern elegance meets Old Town Fort Collins to create Net Zero Energy Ready living, and more, through participation in the Living Building Challenge. L’Avenir’s simple, yet elegant design supports an enlightened and independent lifestyle.

Energy Efficient Home EnergyStar Home Green Home Healthy Home Sustainable Home Solar - Photovoltaic
$1,050,000 Asking Price (USD)
$3,000 Annual Property Tax
$1 Annual Utility Cost
2,478 Square Feet
2 / 3½ Beds / Baths
4792 sq ft Lot Size
2018 Year Built
Multi Family less than 4 Units Property Type

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

This home is seeking 3 Petals from the Living Building Challenge to be Net Zero Energy ready, build a sense of Place, and create a space of Beauty. This will be accomplished with 7.25 kW Solar Photovoltaics, Geothermal heating and cooling, 90%+ daylighting, healthy material selection, and a shared Electric Vehicle.

Property Description

Living Building Challenge meets Modern Elegance with Net Zero Living in Old Town Fort Collins, Colorado! L’Avenir represents the future of homes. It is fully powered by the sun’s energy and geothermal wells. The building enclosure is super insulated and virtually airtight, making for superior comfort year-round. Tall floor to floor heights and oversized windows at ceiling height create a spacious, light filled environment.

Targeting a sustainable and resilient goal of Net Zero Energy Certification with the Living Building Challenge, the design is forward thinking with flexibility built in to the first floor. L’Avenir residents can decide for themselves what use the first floor with have—from car storage to guest room to music studio. An on-site electric vehicle is shared by the four units, and other parking is provided in the Old Town Garage which is half a block away.

L’Avenir’s simple, yet elegant design supports an enlightened and independent lifestyle. Located right in the center of Old Town Fort Collins, next to Library Park, owners can engage in the vibrant downtown offerings from craft breweries to great restaurants to amazing music venues. Come see L’Avenir; Future Living in historic Old Town.

Neighborhood Description

L'Avenir is located in the heart of Old Town Fort Collins, across from Library Park. With a Bike Score of 100 and a Walk Score of 81, occupants will have very little reason to rely on an automobile for transportation.

Market Area

Fort Collins is located 60 miles north of Denver and 45 miles south of the Wyoming border on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Home to Colorado State University, Fort Collins was named by Money Magazine as the "Best Place to Live," among many other accolades and awards.

School District

This home is in the Poudre School District, ranked #7 in Colorado by


Library Park neighborhood is home to everything from classic, historical bungalows, to the modern elegance of L'Avenir. Residents of this area enjoy an active downtown lifestyle, an abundance of music and cultural activities, not to mention being in the heart of Fort Collins biggest free outdoor music festival, New West Fest.

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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 Geothermal
Ground Source Heat Pump
Cooling System Geothermal
High Efficiency Heat Pump
Ventilation System Heat Exchanger
Whole House Filtration HEPA filtration
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Hybrid
Municipal Energy
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Municipal
Wastewater System Municipal

Construction Information

Construction Type Other
Exterior Finish Masonry
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint No VOC
Floor Material Concrete
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Flat
Window Material Other
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 1
Garage Area 323 sqft

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Contact Information

James W Mitchell

121 E. Mountain Avenue
Fort Collins , CO 80524 US

Listing ID: 20314