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Available upon request, [email protected], Salisbury Center, New York

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Added On:06/17/2012
Last Updated:07/14/2024
Unique off-grid single family home + separate guest cottage on 12 acres;features PV, solar hot water,state of the art batteries, high efficiency boiler, wood stove, back-up generator. Private yet only ½ mile away from several year round neighbors.
Green HomeOff the Grid
$2,000Annual Property Tax
1,400Square Feet
3 / Beds / Baths
12.0 acresLot Size
2005Year Built

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What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Electricity generated on site with two sets of solar panels; solar hot water; very well insulated;all modern windows; high efficiency boiler; wood stove; excellent soil and prepared garden site, never treated with pesticides. Abundant wildlife. Adjacent to protected watershed land.

Property Description

Unique off-grid home with separate guest cottage on 12 acres. The home is not visible from the road; you enter the property by a short driveway. This home was built 7 years ago, very well maintained and improved, and is in excellent, move in condition. Metal roof. Two sets of solar panels for electricity (one set seven years old, the other set recently added). State of the art inverter and battery system. New solar hot water panels and hot water tank. Diesel generator for back up. New propane refrigerator and high efficiency washer. Systems are fun and very user friendly. The house is in excellent condition and set up for year round or recreational use. There are 3 bedrooms; the master is a loft with a balcony overlooking the living area with a ½ bath. The 1st floor has two bedrooms and a full bath. An open floor plan with cathedral ceiling has a spacious kitchen/dining area with lots of cabinets, convenient island, propane gas stove and refrigerator, and cozy sitting area with woodstove. The basement is partially finished, fully insulated, spacious with high ceilings. Includes three areas: one room for the mechanical systems including boiler, oil tank, washing machine, solar heated water storage tank, photovoltaic inverter and batteries; the other two areas can be used to set up a workshop, storage or additional living space. A walk out to ground level. Beside the house, there is guest cottage (approx 30x50), for when friends or family visit. New full bath, kitchen area, bedroom, wood stove, propane heater. Attached garage and additional storage areas. Other buildings include: a small barn with enough room for 2 horses and hay storage, a chicken coop, a woodshed, and a small shed for tools or toys. The land consists of 12 acres that include a good sized garden that could be expanded; flower and herbs around front porch. There are small fields and lightly mixed hard and soft wooded areas. Apple trees and berries encourage wildlife. A trail leads to a small stream that crosses the middle of the property. There is plenty of room for your animals or your nature spirits. Located just outside the Southern border of the NY State Adirondack Park which includes 6 million acres of abundant wildlife and year round recreational activities, including hunting, well maintained snowmobiling trails, cross-country skiing, boating and hiking. Approximately 11 miles to I-90 exit 29A at Little Falls NY.

Neighborhood Description

Rural. It is private yet only ½ mile away from several year round neighbors.

Market Area

Dolgeville and Little Falls, located in Herkimer County. Excellent libraries, food coop, community activities,restaurants, antiques.

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Located just outside the Southern border of the NY State Adirondack Park. Peaceful rural surroundings, with the comfort and space of a modern home des

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Air Quality

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

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Passive Cooling
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Whole House Vacuumno

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Off the Grid
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Construction Information

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Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
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Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
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Garage / Carportyes
Garage Typedetached
Number of Cars1
Garage Area600 sqft

Listing ID : 19387