LaRue, Texas

PRICELESS VIEW & ECO-FRIENDLY TOO! A spectacular view, this ranch style home is a 3/3.5/3 with 3440 sq ft is built with Ecomortar & strawbale has a R-50 rating! With a gourmet kitchen, open concept, long veranda & pool your always on vacation!
Energy Efficient HomeStraw bale
$1,500,000Asking Price (USD)
$5,775Annual Property Tax
$2,600Annual Utility Cost
3,440Square Feet
3 / Beds / Baths
47.9 acresLot Size
2009Year Built
Green HomeProperty Type

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What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Straw Bale Construction With Ecomortar, R-50 Insulation Value, Exterior Walls are approximately 26" Thick Energy Star Doors And Windows by Jeld-Wen, Casement Windows With Double Insulation Metal Roofing, Veranda Ceiling Is Tongue And Groove Pine American Clay Plaster Walls (sourced in US) Cedar Ceiling Beams Satillo Tile Throughout Rift Oak Cabinets Pellet Stove with Thermostat 2 Tankless Water Heaters Pex Plumbing Halogen lighting

Property Description

HOME WITH A PRICELESS VIEW AND ECO-FRIENDLY TOO! This home is situated at the top of a mountainous hill with a view all the way to Tyler. This 3/3.5/3 with 3440 sq ft sitting on 48 acres, is built with Ecomortar, a natural hydraulic lime for all those wanting to go GREEN. With an R-50 insulation value it is very energy efficient. The exterior walls are approximately 26" thick creating a quiet, peaceful and cozy atmosphere. Doors & windows are Energy Star & there are 5 patio doors with side panels opening to a long covered veranda that stretches the length of the home. The ceiling of the veranda is made of pine tongue & groove construction with 4 coats of protective finish & it has flagstone that runs the entire length of the veranda continuing to pool side. The 40 x 16 saltwater, infinity, gunite pool overlooks the city & is beautiful at night with it's LED color-changing lights and with it running all the time, the energy bills are still very low.2600 With 1360 sq ft of Trex Transcend decking & railing around the pool, you'll never have to paintl! There are speakers to play music for outdoor entertaining. Inside is Saltillo tile throughout, cedar ceiling beams for a unique architectural design in dining & living rooms and a speaker system in the master bedroom, living and dining areas. And what chef wouldn't love this gourmet kitchen equipped with a DCS commercial 6 burner stove with a side griddle, a wine cooler, trash compactor along with all the other top-of-the-line stainless appliances. There is a 5.5' x 4' island for meal prep. In the center of the home you'll find a Pellet Stove w/ thermostat control in addition to central A/C & heating & 2 tankless water heaters. This home's construction is 3x more fire resistant than a conventional home. The metal roofing has standing seam construction with interlocking seam. The downspouts run underground & downhill away from the home. There is a 900+ ft water well accessing the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer. Septic system consists of 2-500 gallon tanks w/ lateral lines running downhill.

Neighborhood Description

The neighborhood is secluded, quiet and peaceful. It sits on almost 48 acres so neighbors are at a distance. The nearest neighbor has the famous New York Zipline. It is very hilly, making the scenery lavishly striking.

Market Area

New York, Texas is actually where the home is but it has a LaRue address. It is located 28 miles from Tyler and has all the shopping, restaurants and medical you could ever need. It has a population of 104,000.

School District

Lapoynor ISD is a school district in Larue, TX. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 453 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 1% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.


LaRue is an unincorporated community in Henderson County, Texas, United States, about 11 miles east of Athens. This town is stereotypically the hilly portion of East Texas, surrounded mostly by farm land. It is 87 miles east of Dallas.

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Agriculture in Areayes
Industry in Areano
Air Pollution in Areano
Pesticide Freeyes
Fragrance Freeyes
Cleaned with Green Productsyes

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Forced Air - Electric
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Conventional Forced Air - A/C
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Whole House Vacuumno

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Construction Information

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Straw bale
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Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carportyes
Garage Typedetached
Number of Cars3
Garage Area936 sqft

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Listing ID : 20492