Straw-bale passive/active solar house in Northern Nevada.
Listing ID: 18920
|Annual Property Tax||$1,123|
|Annual Utility Cost||$500|
|Home Area||924 sq ft|
|Total Property Area||1.4 acres|
Featured in 2008 Nov/Dec Nevada Magazine, this south-facing straw bale home located in beautiful Carson Valley, Nevada, has splendid views of the mountains and valley. Lake Tahoe and several ski resorts are a short drive away as are hiking and back packing trails.
Straw bale construction ensures cool summers and warm winters. Interior features include sunroom, hand-crafted kitchen cabinets and large walk-in closet.
Mature landscaping with large shrubs and more than 100 trees provide food and protection for wildlife. Gardens include raised beds for vegetables while large stands of catmint and sunflowers encourage increased bee activity.
Swedish Ifo 3/4 gallon single flush toilet; Solatubes in kitchen, bath and closet; 2K grid-tied, net-metered solar PV system; sunroom for winter heat; mature trees on west side of house for summer cooling; large north-facing porch; low voc finishes; ceramic tile floors throughout; organic and non-toxic cleaners used; electric baseboard heat.
Variety of house styles and sizes on one-acre minimum parcels in established neighborhood. Many horses on surrounding parcels, BLM property short distance to north and east. Three miles from highway to Minden and Carson City.
Located in Northwestern Nevada, 35 miles from Reno and 30 minutes from South Shore Lake Tahoe.
The Johnson Lane area is about 10 miles from the town of Minden. Most of the properties are one-acre minimum although there are two subdivisions abou
Single Family - Single Level
|Agriculture in Area||Yes|
|Industry in Area||Yes|
|Air Pollution in Area||No|
|Cleaned with Green Products||Yes|
|Whole House Filtration||
|Whole House Vacuum||No|
Solar - Photovoltaic
Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Asphalt Composition Shingle
Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
|Garage / Carport||No|
P.O. Box 277
Gardnerville, NV 89410 US