Mainstream design meets high performance in this beautiful home from Silverwood Inc. Built for comfort, healthy indoor air and low operating costs. Minutes from Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina campus in a green home community.
Listing ID: 19625
|Asking Price (USD)||$467,000|
|Annual Property Tax||$3,854|
|Annual Utility Cost||$1,032|
|Home Area||2,559 sq ft|
|Total Property Area||1.5 acres|
Energy efficiency is built right into this high performance home. The open floorplan provides gracious living spaces on one level. The fully insulated basement can be finished as additional bedrooms, recreation room, home office, art or musci studio, in-law suite, etc.
ENERGY STAR® certified with a HERS score of 40!! The passive solar design features south facing windows for winter heat gain and deep overhangs for summer shading. The solar hot water system provides free hot water and the grid-tied photovoltaic system offsets electricity use of the home.
Generous room sizes create an easy flow that makes this home perfect for entertaining. Nine foot ceilings, recessed lighting and soffits to define spaces. Cook's kitchen with stainless appliances, large island, 36" five burner range and walk-in pantry. All hardwood and tile flooring, granite tops in kitchen & baths, upgscale light fixtures & hardware. Watersense plumbing fixtures throughout, all CFL lamping, engineered HVAC system for optium comfort & efficiency
The large screened porch and deck overlook the partially fenced back yard with large hardwoods.
Passive solar design, solar hot water system, grid-tied 2.4 kWh photovoltaic array, spray foam insulation package, full basement with insulated walls, sealed attic, engineered high SEER HVAC system with fresh air intake, formaldehyde-free cabinetry, water saving faucets and toilets, all fluorescent and compact fluorescent lamping, low maintenance exterior with aluminum clad casement windows and fiber cement board siding.
Bingham Ridge is a large lot neighborhood of 39 sites on 126 acres. While situated in a quiet rural area, it is very close to shopping, schools and restaurants. A walking trail meanders through the woods for the residents' use. Shopping, schools and restaurants are a 5-7 minute drive. Nearby Jordan Lake features 150 miles of shoreline along with opportunities for boating, fishing, water-skiing and camping. Golf, tennis, and other sporting activities are also available in the area.
Enjoy small town ambience and big city amenities in the Triangle area of North Carolina consisting of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. It is home to three world class universities (N.C. State, Duke and UNC Chapel Hill) along with Research Triangle Park, a preeminent research and development park. Both Duke and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have world class hospitals to serve area residents.
Children living in Bingham Ridge attend Chatham County schools where parental and community involvement are highly encouraged. http://www.chatham.k12.nc.us/
Known for its progressive vision, the district was one of the first in the state to provide 1:1 student to lap top computers for high school students several years ago.
Bingham Ridge is just 10 minutes south of Chapel Hill and 15 minutes north of Pittsboro. The area is rich with cultural activities including concerts, plays and festivals. Home to a plethora of musicians (both famous and aspiring), numerous venues offer free music most any night of the week. Chapel Hill, Durham and Pittsboro have become well known as foodie hubs where obsession with fresh, local food is commonplace. Farmer's markets and award-winning restaurants abound.
Single Family - Single Level
|Agriculture in Area||Yes|
|Industry in Area||No|
|Air Pollution in Area||No|
|Cleaned with Green Products||Yes|
Forced Air - Electric
Forced Air - Heat Pump
Conventional Forced Air - A/C
High Efficiency Heat Pump
Part of Heating System
|Whole House Filtration||
|Whole House Vacuum||No|
|Home Energy Rating System (HERS)||40|
|Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER)||
Type: Heat Pump System
Solar - Photovoltaic
Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Wood - Solid
Asphalt Composition Shingle
Wood Dual Glazed
|Garage / Carport||Yes|
|Number of Cars||2|
|Garage Area||576 sqft|