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8680 River Road, Kingston, Illinois

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Come Home to Peace, Serenity & Solitude. Passive solar envelope home on 5 wooded acres embodies the green movement.
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$5,400Annual Property Tax
2,138Square Feet
3 / Beds / Baths
217800.00 sqftLot Size
1982Year Built

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What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Passive Solar Envelope Home

Property Description

MOTIVATED SELLER - PRICE HAS BEEN SLASHED BY $30,000!!!rnrnGreen, Green, GREEN!rnPassive Solar Envelope HomernEfficient Heating and CoolingrnSuper Low Fuel BillsrnSmall Carbon FootprintrnCompletely Surrounded by TreesrnrnrnThis passive solar envelope home on 5 wooded acres embodies the green movement. The woods and fruit trees attract birds and wildlife. It’s like having your own private park.rnrnFrom the moment you enter the 2-story atrium you’ll appreciate the unique features of the home. The kitchen has open shelving, oak floors and a granite countertop. The living room/dining room has newer carpeting. There’s a nook off of the living room that has many possible uses including office, sewing room or craft room. Laundry room with newer washer and dryer is on the first floor.rn rnThe three bedrooms upstairs all have sliding glass doors that open to a balcony that runs the length of the atrium. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet, the bathroom has a Jacuzzi tub and a bidet. The house faces south, so the huge windows and skylights in the atrium make the most of the sun. The entire second floor has newer bamboo flooring, the ultimate in sustainability.rn rnIn addition to all of this there are two storage sheds, an above ground pool and an outbuilding that was converted into an office, complete with telephone and high speed internet access.

Neighborhood Description

The ultimate in privacy. This heavily wooded 5 acre lot is located on a dead end - there's no traffic whatsoever.

Market Area

Kingston, Illinois is a small, peaceful town in DeKalb County. It's 65 miles northwest of Chicago. DeKalb is 15 minutes away, Elgin and Rockford are about 30 minutes away.

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

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Solar - Passive
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Passive Cooling
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Whole House Vacuumyes

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Garage / Carportyes
Garage Typeattached
Number of Cars2

Listing ID : 19338