Green Homes for Sale - Tallahassee, Florida Green Home

Tallahassee, Florida — Green Home For Sale

The ultimate in green suburban country living. Builder's personal solar aerated concrete home is built for lasting comfort. A perfect design and location to raise a family.

Listing ID: 18961

  • Green Home
  • Solar - Photovoltaic
Annual Property Tax $2,217
Annual Utility Cost $1,342
Home Area 2,950 sq ft
Bedrooms 4
Total Property Area 1.6 acres
Year Built 1994

Property Description

Over 5400 sq. ft. under roof!

This is your chance to get a unique home in the sun belt with all of these features!

This home is designed for casual family living in a semi-country setting, with all the amenities.

It is a study in what is possible in green building and energy efficiency.

39 year builder's 2 story personal home is built to last with minimal maintenance, in beautiful northern Florida. Made from autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) on a monolythic foundation with a stucco exterior, and a master rib metal roof. 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, family room, great room, screen porch, pool with cabana, large deck (trellised and covered with confederate jasmine), covered exterior cooking area with sink, huge (1200 sq. ft.)garage, barn, pump house with play room above, green house room, custom office, attic storage room, hardwood floors upstairs, unique interior woodwork, 10' tray ceilings, 1 2/3 acre fenced yard, extensive landscaping by Florida Master Gardener, extensive micro irrigation, raised bed garden with greenhouse covers, large kitchen with island and lots of cabinets, built in bookshelves, exterior sound speakers, many, many closets, Peachtree wood/vinyl windows.
All located on a very private lot at end of a quiet cul-de-sak.
Footnote: I have been actively working with solar projects continuously from 1976, so this is another in a long line of solar projects for me. Also, we have continuously been building on , remodeling, landscaping, and generally improving this property sense we first built it. This is what we do! (I, as a builder, my wife as a Master Gardner.) So this is your chance to move to the sun belt and into an innovative, super energy efficient green home, in a stable community, in a quiet, private, safe neighborhood!

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

AAC, 10" thick walls, all masonry mass, equivalent R30 walls, doesn't rot, doesn't burn, no termites, no out gassing, natural abundant materials (sand and cement).
2 year old 5000 watt PV Solar System with first net metering in this area. (Not part of basic sale, but can be purchased with house for an additional $30K)
Solar hot water.
2 year old Closed loop geothermal heat pump. Envision Water Furnace with heat recovery for hot water. SEER 30.
Partial berm design (ambient ground temp here is 68 year round).
Ducts in conditioned space (this is good for a 15%-20% reduction in heating & cooling energy by itself).
Programmable thermostat with zonal controls.
R 60 attic insulation.
Radiant barrier in roof.
Gas cooking stove and back up hot water.
Master Rib Metal Roof

Neighborhood Description

Nice quiet neighborhood located on one of Tallahassee's famed canopy roads, just minutes from areas major hospitals.
Home is at end of dead end paved road.

Market Area

Tallahassee is Capitol of Florida and home to 2 major universities and 1 major junior college. These make for a stable economic base for the area, not as subject to boom/bust cycles as other areas.

School District

Roberts/Swift Creek/Lincoln


Miccosukee Woods

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 Geothermal
Solar - Passive
Cooling System Geothermal
Ventilation System Whole House Fan
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum Yes

Energy & Water

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

Construction Information

Construction Type Masonry/Concrete
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Cement Plaster
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Wood - Solid
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 1014 sqft