Green Homes for Sale - Kingston Springs, Tennessee Green Home

Kingston Springs, Tennessee — Green Home For Sale

Peaceful, secure home in beautiful wood and meadow creek valley with pine covered cliffs.

Listing ID: 18074

  • Green Home
  • Photovoltaic (PV)
  • Solar - Photovoltaic
Annual Property Tax $2,700
Annual Utility Cost $1,600
Home Area 2,778 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 1.5 acres
Year Built 2000

Property Description

The one story brick home has 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms with a genuine whirlpool in the master bath. High ceilings, crown molding, custom cherry Wood-mode cabinets and a granite gas cooktop island make the kitchen outstanding. Floors are a mix of ceramic tile, hardwood and carpet. The two car garage is attached. Superior materials are used throughout with oversize rafters, hurricane ties, mastic over 30 lb felt with an ice dam and gutter helmets to keep out autumn leaves. The spacious great room has a fireplace and skylights.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

The foundation and walls are insulated concrete form. The window overhangs are planned for proper passive solar architecture; shaded in the summer and to the south, receiving the sun in the winter. The windows are top grade low e with screens. The skylights are at the highest point of the conditioned space. They are Velux low e with motorized blinds and open to ventilate the entire home on cool, comfortable evenings. There is extra insulation in the attic and under the floor of the insulated foundation crawlspace. There is a solar hot water heater and a photovoltaic, grid tied, PV backup system with 1200Wp BP Solar Array, Xantrex inverter and maintenance free batteries. The attic is well ventilated by continuous soffit vents, gables, static vents and three Lomanco, 15\" wind turbines, aluminum with stainless steel bearings. The fireplace is actually a Vermont Castings, Winter Warm II wood stove insert with catalyst, the lowest emissions wood insert in the USA. The Winter Warm II is capable of heating almost the entire house. The Central Heat is propane, pulse combustion, >90% flue efficiency by Carrier. The Central Air is Ozone friendly, variable speed, top of the line for 2000 by Carrier (Puron) high SEER with an ERV, zoned and \"smart\" thermostat.The pool has Dell Ozone to minimize the need for Chlorine. There are CL filters for the whole house. The crawlspace has a special, low energy, humidistat controlled ventilation system to eliminate mold and Radon. Note the utility cost includes the swimming pool.

Neighborhood Description

The neighborhood is a unique suburban setting in an otherwise rural county but yet close to urban Nashville. Our home is located on a wooded bluff over near pristine Turnbull Creek, totally private in the rear and in the front, across the street is an eco sensitive, 9 hole golf course bordered by pine covered cliffs along the creek. Golf, kayak, fish, hike, mountain bike or just enjoy the environment. Being upwind of urban pollution, the stars are bright at night.

Market Area

Kingston Springs is a friendly and unique area near Nashville. In small and quaint, Kingston Springs town proper there is a Mobil 5 Star quality gourmet restaurant and next door, a friendly beer and pizza and would be next Nashville music star place.

School District

Harpeth/Kingston Springs


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


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

Energy & Water

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

Construction Information

Construction Type ICFS
Exterior Finish Masonry
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Carpet
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Other
Insulation Material Fiberglass

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 480 sqft