Exceptional property, offering 4 acres of solitude w/panoramic views of the Texas hill country. A wonderful blend of sustainable/relaxed living. Design features are structural steel framing paired with adobe plastered strawbales.
Listing ID: 18740
|Annual Property Tax||$10,281|
|Annual Utility Cost||$0|
|Home Area||3,856 sq ft|
|Total Property Area||4 acres|
Gorgeous Santa Fe inspired stucco & steel straw bale 2 story home situated on 4+ acres with expansive views over protected portion of Barton Creek Watershed. Grounds flourish with inner courtyard, organic gardens,pergola, stone walkways, iron gates, pavilion with saltwater lap pool and spa and outdoor kitchen. Ipe decks and covered porch with Italian style wood burning pizza oven. Lovely backyard with water feature. Standing seam metal roof to service 21,500 rain water collection system.
Abundant natural light filters through Pella wood casement windows with integrated screens. Stamped concrete and mesquite hardwood floors. Gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances included Viking stove with vented hood, Sub Zero fridge and Bosch dishwasher. Custom cherry cabinetry and butcher block counters plus walk in pantry. Large artist's retreat or studio space with 2 separate outside entrances.
Green built non load bearing straw bale home with standing seam metal roof for 21,500 gallon rain water collection system.
Substantial use of reclaimed and locally produced materials.
Unpainted concrete stucco exterior and hand finished earth plaster interior walls for clean air exchange.
Organic gardens and landscaping.
Antique Mexican and Guatemalan doors.
Stained and stamped concrete floors and locally milled mesquite hardwoods.
Thermal chimney draws fresh air through entire house.
Minimal AC/heat usage due to thermal properties of straw bale walls.
This home is located in Southwest Austin just 16 miles from the downtown area.Minutes from Oak Hill area. 5 minutes to Austin Waldorf School, 10 minutes to St. Gabriel's, St. Andrews HS, Regents or St. Michael's HS
Austin Independent School District
Single Family - Two Story
|Agriculture in Area||Yes|
|Industry in Area||No|
|Air Pollution in Area||No|
|Cleaned with Green Products||Yes|
Forced Air - Electric
Forced Air - Gas
Conventional Forced Air - A/C
Part of Cooling System
|Whole House Filtration||
|Whole House Vacuum||No|
Rain Water Collection
Wood - Solid
Wood Dual Glazed
|Garage / Carport||Yes|
|Number of Cars||2|
|Garage Area||0 sqft|