Terrebonne (Bend area), Oregon — Green Home For Sale

Central Oregon (Bend Area). Will consider Lease Purchase Agreement or Lease Option. Beautiful custom “green and healthy” award winning home - 3BR, 2.5 bath plus studio and detached garage, on 5.32 acres with incredible mountain and river canyon views.

Listing ID: 17949

  • Accessible Home
  • Green Home
  • Healthy Home

Annual Property Tax $1,942
Annual Utility Cost $1,000
Home Area 2,085 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Total Property Area 5.3 acres
Year Built 2002

Property Description

Will consider Lease Purchase Agreement or Lease Option.

This “green and healthy” house on 5.32 acres in Central Oregon was on the cover Oregon Home Magazine’s Green Living in 2006, and was a featured home in the 2004 Oregon Solar Home Tour Magazine.

Architect: Cheryl Heinrichs Architecture, Bend, Oregon. http://www.charchitecture.com/ (desert home).

During the winter, the many south-facing windows keep the house warm through passive solar gain and the radiant floor heat is a luxury to the feet.

Insulation: The home has an estimated R-Value of R-40 for exterior walls and R-38 ceiling. Exterior walls are 10” thick Rastra, in-filled with concrete and rebar, covered with stucco on the exterior and diamond plaster on the interior.

Propane is used for heating domestic water and floor radiant heating system; also for kitchen cooktop. 500 gallon tank (own).

Water: Private well.

Access: Main level is one story. Open design with large rooms, wide doors and hallways. Walk-in shower in master bath. Raised electrical outlets. Lever door handles and bath valves. Large deck surrounds ¾ of house.

Floor Coverings: Ceramic tile main level, bamboo flooring on stairs and 2nd floor, italian porcelain tile in front entry and portal, ceramic tile in the studio.

Interior Walls: Diamond plaster on interior/exterior walls; sheetrock with radius corners for in-fill walls.

Bath fixtures: all Kohler, white.

Paint: Interior - Zero VOC paint. Exterior – Commercial grade, water-based, breathable membrane stain. Exterior Finish: Stucco with timber beam accents. Exterior – other: All hose bibs frostproof; exterior spigot plumber hot/cold for “dog wash”; wired for outdoor hot tub.

Roof: Composite, torchdown.

Foundation: Slab on Grade.

Windows: Low E double pane CertainTeed; glass block.

Heat: Radiant floor, passive solar design, woodstoves.

Communication: Cat 5 wiring throughout; DSL available.

Fire District: Crooked River Rural Fire District.

Schools: Elementary School - Terrebonne Elementary; Middle School - Redmond Jr. High; High School - Redmond High School.


Beautiful and quiet site with incredible views of the mountains, river canyon, and farmlands.

Gorgeous light on the mountains at sunrise and stunning sunsets.

Eye-level view to ravens, hawks, and eagles.

Energy conserving passive solar house design requiring minimal heating and cooling.

Unique design minimizes visual and site impact to the land and environment.

Feng Shui layout.

Custom craftsmanship both interior and exterior.

Very high construction standards.

Contemporary design and color palette.

Custom front door made of reclaimed timber from Mexico.

Great room with open floor plan including kitchen, dining, and living area. 10+ foot high ceilings throughout. Great room 10-12 foot ceiling.

Natural lighting plan throughout provides very bright interior – plants love this home.

Halogen in-set ceiling lights throughout (task/art area lighting).

Large granite wraparound countertop in kitchen.

Ceramic tile and bamboo floors.

Solid wood interior doors with lever door hardware throughout.

Radiant floor heat for clean air.

Jotul woodstoves in Great room and master bedroom.

Operable skylights for ventilation. Ceiling fans in living room, master bedroom, and office/upstairs bedroom.

Great room and master bedroom have sliding glass door openings to deck.

Large deck (1500 sq. feet) built of sustainable-growth redwood.

Wine Cellar.

Double waterfall shower heads in master bath, also soaking tub. Limestone tile and pebble floor; radiant heat.

Outdoor shower with waterfall head. All plumbing fixtures are Kohler.

Outdoor fireplace next to tiled and covered portal.

Attached studio with ceramic tile floor and south facing window.

Pergola shades the west side of the home.

Xeriscaped courtyard with 4+ high courtyard wall and two gates. Rainwater catchment for irrigation.

Oversized 2-car garage with shop. 8-foot insulated garage door.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Passive Solar design. Energy Star rated appliances. Conserv Refrigerator. Zero VOC interior paints. Water-based exterior stains. Reclaimed timber used for custom front door. Sustainable lumber. Rastra exterior walls– 85% recycled polystyrene. Radiant floor heating. Formaldehyde-free bamboo floor, cabinets, and wall insulation. Low-e windows. Halogen lighting. Low-flow bathroom valves/fixtures. Passive heating and cooling system. Rainwater catchment system for irrigation. Xeriscaping.

Neighborhood Description

This is a rural area with homes on plots averaging 5 acres. The setting is peaceful and quiet. Deer with their fawns are frequent visitors, as are migrating and resident birds. The night sky is filled with stars. The home sits on a basalt rim overlooking the Deschutes River canyon, miles of farmlands, and incredible views of 9 Cascade Mountains. Located in Deschutes County, public land access is very close, including walking distance to the Deschutes River. The Redmond airport is 20 minutes away and the city of Bend 40 minutes. Located in Crooked River Ranch, owners have access to the Ranch’s amenities including Rural Fire Protection, golf, tennis, swimming, and more.

Market Area

The home is located in Terrebonne, Oregon, 10 miles north of Redmond and 30 miles north of Bend, Oregon. Near Smith Rock State Park. The Central Oregon area provides one with an abundance of recreation opportunities, including skiing, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, biking, golf, and more.

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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 Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Solar - Passive
Wood Stove
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Whole House Fan
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 ICFS
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Cement Plaster
Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint No VOC
Floor Material Concrete
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Other
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Insulation Material Fiberglass

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 946 sqft