Green Homes for Sale - Akron, Ohio Green Home

Akron, Ohio — Green Home For Sale

Truly one of a kind, custom built, straw-bale, "Green" home in the heart of the city. Located right on the Ohio and Erie Towpath trail, this property was custom constructed in 2012 for the environmentally conscious homeowner.


Listing ID: 20535


  • Energy Efficient Home
  • Straw bale
Asking Price (USD) $250,000
Annual Property Tax $5,666
Annual Utility Cost $
Home Area 1,512 sq ft
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms
Total Property Area 10454 sq ft
Year Built 2012

Property Description

Truly one of a kind, custom built, straw-bale, "Green" home in the heart of the city. Located right on the Ohio and Erie Towpath trail, this property was custom constructed in 2012 for the environmentally conscious homeowner. From the design of the building, to the material used, no expense was spared in the construction to make this home beautiful yet exceedingly energy efficient. Features include: Superior (pre-cast) concrete foundation with bio-foam basement insulation, natural cedar exterior, earth plaster and straw bale insulation, thermo pane Pella Argon windows, metal roof, maximum solar gain in the interior, and drought resistant landscaping. With a HERS rating of below 40, this home will provide you with up to 70% in energy savings comparatively. There is an open layout on the first floor, with 2 spacious bedrooms on the 2nd floor and one bonus room on the main floor which can be used as a guest room or office. This home might also appeal to an investor as there is a great rental history from the Air B n B platform. A home warranty is offered for new owner's peace of mind. Words cannot do this home justice so you will have to see it to appreciate all that this property has to offer.


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

This home features earth plaster and straw bale insulation, superior pre-cast concrete foundation with bio-foam basement insulation, natural cedar exterior, thermo pane Pella Argon windows, metal roof and drought resistant landscaping with a HERS rating below 40.


Neighborhood Description

Next to the Ohio Towpath for hiking, biking and outdoor activities.


Market Area

Located in the City of Akron, 40 minutes south of Cleveland, Ohio.


School District

Akron City School District


Community


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story


Location of Home or Land

Urban


Elevation of Home

Other


Building Details

Air Quality

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

Interior Environment

Heating System Forced Air - Gas
Forced Air - Heat Pump
Cooling System Conventional Forced Air - A/C
Conventional Heat Pump
Ventilation System Part of Cooling System
Part of Heating System
Whole House Filtration
Whole House Vacuum No

Home Energy Ratings

Home Energy Rating System (HERS) 40
Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) Rating: 1.0
Type: Standard Air Conditioning System

Energy & Water

Energy System
Water System Municipal
Wastewater System Municipal

Construction Information

Construction Type Straw bale
Exterior Finish Wood
Interior Finish Earthen Plaster
Interior Paint No VOC
Floor Material
Roof Material Metal
Window Material
Insulation Material Urethane Foam


Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars 1
Garage Area 0 sqft

Contact Information

Quin Aw

2603 W Market St. #100
Akron, US 44313 US
Telephone:(330) 861-6552