Knox, Maine — Green Home For Sale

2 BD. 2 bath. 1280 SF. Passiv cert. 10 wooded acres. Solar panels grid tied. Heat pump. Triple glazed. Air circ system. Spacious rooms! Open liv area. 12 miles to Belfast/ ocean/ Unity Coll. Built 2012 . Vid on youtube.

Listing ID: 20365

  • Energy Efficient Home
  • Photovoltaic (PV)
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Asking Price (USD) $285,000
Annual Property Tax $3,300
Annual Utility Cost $1,200
Home Area 1,280 sq ft
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 10 acres
Year Built 2012

Property Description

Located on 10.8 private acres conveniently located just 10 miles from Belfast harbor and co-op, and close to Unity College. Extensive windows provide an expansive, sunny feel throughout the open floor plan, connecting with nature setting. About 100 yards off Belfast Road. Two bed, two baths ((one up, one down) 1280 SF. Video on youtube at Buck Sawyer channel.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Certified in 2012 by the PHIUS, this Passive House is highly energy efficient with 19” thick walls and grid tied solar PV. Triple glazed european windows. Air exchanger. South orientation. Two story design. Insulated slab. Total utility cost about $1200 / year.

Neighborhood Description

Rural. Wooded setting with small cleared yard around house. sunny lawn on south side. Belfast Road is state Route 137. Lovely ride 10 miles to Belfast harbor.

Market Area

Belfast is nearest town. Very eco culture abounds. Huge co-op. Numerous alternative health providers plus very personable hospital. Waldorf and Montessori schools. Coastal amenities at hand. Unity College (eco oriented) about 12 miles from house.

School District

Public school 7-12 is Mount View . Well regarded.


Settled by back to land folks in 70's, all around Waldo County. Very alternative, progressive.

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 Forced Air - Heat Pump
Cooling System High Efficiency Heat Pump
Ventilation System Heat Exchanger
Whole House Fan
Whole House Filtration HEPA filtration
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Hybrid
Municipal Energy
Photovoltaic (PV)
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

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

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport No

Property Website


Contact Information

Howard Sawyer

7 Seabrook Lane
Northport, ME 04849 US
Telephone: (207) 542-7970

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