Green Homes for Sale - Falls Church, Virginia Green Home

Falls Church, Virginia — Green Home For Sale

Immaculate custom built passive solar, cedar exterior, 5 br, wood stove, 36X48 ft garage, Pella windows, hardwood floors, full basement, walk to Metro.

Listing ID: 18476

  • Green Home
Annual Property Tax $7,500
Annual Utility Cost $1,647
Home Area 4,200 sq ft
Bedrooms 5
Total Property Area 14375 sq ft
Year Built 1979

Property Description

Move-in ready, super clean and well maintained contemporary, low maintenance, cedar home with 2600 sq ft of living space and 1600 sq ft of dry, airy insulated basement with natural light from south facing windows. Home is very open and filled with light and has a beautiful modern kitchen. Constructed using award-winning U of Illinois passive solar design with double walls and super insulation throughout. Garage has 6 skylights and holds several cars or a great shop or for a home-based business. The door is 10x16 translucent fiberglass. House has 5 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Another bath is piped in basement and another in garage. Abundant storage throughout including a walk-in attic and lighted closets with fluorescent lighting. A nice loft is above the master bedroom with a separate stairway. Another large loft is over the great room. House has Bruce hardwood floors and Pella windows. Beautiful Vermont Castings woodburning stove can heat the whole house or the high efficiency heat pump can augment the solar heating which comes thru the south facing windows. Location is within a 10-minute walk to the West Falls Church Metro station. Easy distance to local shopping. World class shopping centers are nearby at Tysons Corner as are outstanding Fairfax County schools. Neighborhood is quiet with lots of trees. Contact agent JD Callander at 703-760-8939.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Southern orientation for passive solar heat, roof overhang for summer shade, beautiful and renewable cedar siding, berm on north side (front), Bruce hardwood floors with natural wax impregnated finish, excellent light, Vermont Castings Resolute Acclaim high efficiency, low emissions, wood stove, gravel driveway, mature treed lot, double door vestibules in front and back, Pella casement windows with internal blinds, University of Illinois energy efficient construction with r-42 in ceilings and r-32 in walls, high efficiency heat pump. Electric wiring is #12 for low electrical losses. Motion sensitive lights in front and back of home.

Neighborhood Description

Ideal location in an established single family neighborhood, lots of trees and greenery, quiet with little thru traffic, reasonably close to DC Metro and I-66 plus RT495 Beltway a short drive away, walk or bike to shopping and W&OD Trail, bike to downtown DC, short drive to major shopping centers.

Market Area

Washington, DC Metro area, Falls Church Virginia, Tysons Corner nearby, RT 66 and Dulles Access Road nearby, quick and easy transportation to DC by DC subway metro.

School District

Fairfax County Schools



Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


Building Details

Air Quality

Agriculture in Area No
Industry in Area No
Air Pollution in Area No
Pesticide Free Yes
Fragrance Free Yes
Cleaned with Green Products Yes

Interior Environment

Heating System Forced Air - Heat Pump
Solar - Passive
Wood Stove
Cooling System High Efficiency Heat Pump
Ventilation System Part of Cooling System
Part of Heating System
Whole House Filtration Other
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Municipal
Wastewater System Municipal

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Masonry
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Tile
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Fiberglass

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars > 5
Garage Area 1700 sqft