Green Homes for Sale - Leverett, Massachusetts Green Home

Leverett, Massachusetts — Green Home For Sale

A Vintage Green home, integrating sustainable, environmentally responsible, low cost energy technology into a beautiful, spacious and healthy living environment. Reclaimed vintage materials, super insulated walls and ceilings, direct exchange geothermal heating, cooling, & hot water system.

Listing ID: 18886

  • Green Home
  • Healthy Home
Annual Property Tax $12,243
Annual Utility Cost $3,000
Home Area 3,500 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Total Property Area 6.9 acres
Year Built 2008

Property Description

REDUCE YOUR FOOTPRINT! Vintage Green integrates sustainable, environmentally responsible, low cost energy technology into a beautifully crafted custom home, creating a beautiful, spacious and healthy living environment. Reclaimed vintage materials, historic antique flooring, reclaimed heart pine timbers and antique brick accents made available through the responsible deconstruction of retired local mills and factories, marry old-world charm with modern-day green design and technology. Super insulated walls and ceilings provide a tight, energy-saving envelope. A direct exchange geothermal heating, cooling and hot water system, the most advanced and reliable system available, heats and cools your home for just a few dollars a day. Sustainable landscape design features ensure outdoor water efficiency. Save money! Save the planet! Live healthy! Go green!

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Green Features
Southern Exposure
Natural daylighting
Energy efficient heating, ventilation, air conditioning
Water conserving toilet
Water conserving shower
Energy efficient windows
Low-e window coating
Wood frames (high insulation)
Vinyl frames (moderate to high insulation)
Heating - Geothermal heat pump
Cooling - Geothermal heat pump
Recycled building materials
Sustainable forest products
Water conserving landscaping
Radon tested
Water quality tested, within acceptable limits
Ventilation system
Native vegetation
Cover for wildlife
Recycling facility nearby
90% or higher energy efficiency furnace
Salvaged wood flooring
House/building wraps - radiant barriers
Salvaged materials
Passive solar design
Composite & plastic decking material - recycled content
Rock, Stone & Gravel - local/recycled
Mulch - locally produced "greenwaste"
Drought tolerant/water conserving landscaping
Use of natural water/drainage features
Formaldehyde-free insulation
Formaldehyde-free insulation
Restore and enhance natural vegetation

Neighborhood Description

This beautiful 6.87AC parcel is one of 4 lots in a subdivision at the base of Mt Toby in rural Leverett MA, only 10 minutes from Amherst, home of UMass, Amherst College and Hampshire College. Mt Holyoke and Smith College are both within 20 minutes. Central to Western Mass,this home is within a 2 hour radius of NYC, shoreline, and mountains for skiing.

Market Area

The Pioneer Valley, which follows the Rte 91 corridor N/S through MA from VT to CT is an area which has traditionally held its high values. Northampton has been named the #1 retirement community in the country!

School District




Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


Building Details

Air Quality

Agriculture in Area Yes
Industry in Area Yes
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 Part of Heating System
Whole House Filtration HEPA filtration
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

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

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 0 sqft