Green Homes for Sale - Olivebridge, New York Green Home

Olivebridge, New York — Green Home For Sale

Ashokan Catskill melody; 3 handcrafted, superinsulated timber frames on 1, 3 or 5 ac., w/ more permits to build makes intentional community possible. Stone foundation, slate roof, 2 bdrm., 1.5 bth, seasonal mtn. views, world class hiking, music, etc.

Listing ID: 19403

  • Green Home
  • Natural Home
Asking Price (USD) $375,000
Annual Property Tax $2,000
Annual Utility Cost $1,000
Home Area 1,280 sq ft
Bedrooms 2
Total Property Area 5 acres
Year Built 2012

Property Description

Ashokan Catskills 3 timber frames w room to expand. Handmade 1280 sq. ft. artisan built 2 bdrm. 1.5 bath 14th century style English Tying Joinery oak timber frame cape w/ gunstock posts, stone foundation, slate roof, radiant tile floor in kitchen, end of the lane on 1, 3 or 5 acres. Separate 1100 sq. ft. studio, timber frame/strawbale w/ 10' ceiling. 18'x 37' main room w/ 11'x30' office. Zoned radiant heat and super-insulation make for a very low heating load. Separate 12'x20' timberframe/strawbale tiny cottage.

7 min. walk to world class mountain vista's and hiking trails. 20 min. to Woodstock, Stone Ridge/ High Falls. Unparalleled hiking, biking, music, food, neighbors. High concentration of musical and other talents.

5 minutes from the world class and newly refurbished Ashokan Reservoir linear promenade with its breathtaking views.

Walk to the newly rebuilt Ashokan Center where Jay Ungar and Molly Mason have fabulous music, arts and cultural programs.

The local Ag sector is reviving w/ new small farms popping up all over.

If configured as 5 acres, permits for 2 more homes comes w/ the package.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Super-insulated (10" cavity w/ fiberglass), very positive psychological benefits to living in timber-frame structures as described by Chris Alexander in his seminal work on building design titled "A Pattern Language".

Neighborhood Description

2.5 miles to the Country Inn, w/ 350 different beers from around the world and an eclectic menu of fabulous entrees and homemade desserts.

5 minutes from the Hamlet of Olivebridge, located in South Olive, not within the NYC DEP Watershed and thus not subject to the DEP jurisdiction as is the rest of the Town of Olive

Market Area

Gateway to the Catskill Park, 2 hours north of NYC. 15 minutes to Woodstock, Stone Ridge, Accord, 20 min. to Rosendale.

School District



Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

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Elevation of Home


Building Details

Air Quality

Agriculture in Area Yes
Industry in Area No
Air Pollution in Area No
Pesticide Free Yes
Fragrance Free Yes
Cleaned with Green Products Yes

Interior Environment

Heating System Solar - Passive
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

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

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars 1
Garage Area 750 sqft