Newport, Pennsylvania — Green Home For Sale

2 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath, with seperate Guest House/Studio/In-Law Quarters all on 9.3 Acres.


Listing ID: 18405


  • Green Home

Annual Property Tax $2,800
Annual Utility Cost $1,608
Home Area 1,800 sq ft
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 9.4 acres
Year Built 2005

Property Description

Peace and Tranquility is the feeling you get when entering this gorgeous property. All on 9.36 acres of privacy you can enjoy an abundance of wildlife and the outdoors from every room. A seperate studio/guest house/in-law quarters with full bath is also on the property.


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Very few trees were removed to construct this home. Southern orientation captures the prevailing west east breeze. Situated in the forest to facilitate cooling in the summer. The framing lumber is Storaenso Certified from sustainable forests. Recycled insulation and roof materials. For heating a radiant hydronic slab with 98% efficiency and two heat zones. Finnish masonry stove in a central location makes the most of your wood burning. Lime plasters which are durable and long lasting using 1/3 less energy than cement based products. High quality appliances that are energy star rated. Cast iron and copper plumbing all water saving fixtures. Cork, tile and ecosurface flooring throughout. All finishes are non-toxic and all natural oils were used for the natural wood and timbers.


Neighborhood Description

Approximately 25 minutes from Harrisburg, Newport is a small town along the lovely Juniata River. Newport is the home of Little Buffalo State Park where there is hiking, boating, swimming, biking, horseback riding (if you have horses), etc.


Market Area

Central Pennsylvania is known for it's history and gorgeous mountainous views.


School District

Newport


Community


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story


Location of Home or Land

Rural


Elevation of Home

Mountain


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 Electric Radiant
Wood Stove
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Other
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 Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Wood Timber Frame
Exterior Finish Plaster - Earth
Interior Finish Earthen Plaster
Interior Paint No VOC
Floor Material Cork
Tile
Other
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport No