Green Homes for Sale - Pittsboro, North Carolina Green Home

Pittsboro, North Carolina — Green Home For Sale

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

  • Energy Efficient Home
  • EnergyStar Home
  • Green Home
  • Healthy Home
  • Natural Home
  • Photovoltaic (PV)
  • Solar - Photovoltaic
Asking Price (USD) $467,000
Annual Property Tax $3,854
Annual Utility Cost $1,032
Home Area 2,559 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Total Property Area 1.5 acres
Year Built 2011

Property Description

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.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

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.

Neighborhood Description

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.

Market 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.

School District

Children living in Bingham Ridge attend Chatham County schools where parental and community involvement are highly encouraged.
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.

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home

Sea Level

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 Fireplace
Forced Air - Electric
Forced Air - Heat Pump
Cooling System Conventional Forced Air - A/C
High Efficiency Heat Pump
Ventilation System Heat Exchanger
Part of Heating System
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Home Energy Ratings

Home Energy Rating System (HERS) 40
Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) Rating: 15.0
Type: Heat Pump System

Energy & Water

Energy System Hybrid
Photovoltaic (PV)
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Masonry/Concrete
Exterior Finish Other
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Tile
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Urethane Foam

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 576 sqft