Stanardsville, Virginia — Green Home For Sale

Stoneridge~ your castle in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Artistically designed, custom crafted and built.


Listing ID: 18186


  • Green Home
  • Healthy Home
  • Natural Home

Annual Property Tax $1,775
Annual Utility Cost $1,080
Home Area 3,500 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms
Total Property Area 8 acres
Year Built 2006

Property Description

Extraordinary residence set on 8 private, tranquil acres offering dramatic mountain and pastoral views. 3 master suites and 3 full luxurious bathrooms. Downstairs master bath features natural stone floors and a steam shower. Second level master features a private porch with ozonated hot tub and master bath located in the top of the turret. Third master suite offers skylight, separate shower and powder room with slate floors. Other rooms include: Entry Foyer in turret, Library/Office, Mudroom, Dining Room, a Lounge area overlooking a true Chef's Kitchen, , and Great Room. The Great Room features panoramic 10x10 windows flanking the stone-faced fireplace and soapstone hearth. In the backyard, you will find an outdoor entertaining area with soapstone walkways, a 200 foot long fieldstone wall (with built-in plant or candle niches) and a fireplace at it's center.
The main house and garage are connected by a breezeway. Above the 2-car garage is a studio/workshop space.

Other noteworthy features:
*Professional decorator's color scheme in earth tones
*Wood and natural stone floors
*Reclaimed beams and heart pine flooring
*Waterfall built into the side of fireplace
*Salvaged antiques utilized as wet bar, bathroom vanity, storage and shelving
*Built-in entertainment center, and audio speakers in Great Room, Dining Room, Powder Room, Lounge, Kitchen, Library/Office
*5 porches (3 covered)
*Whole house generator (comes on within 7 seconds of power outage)
*Mechanical Room located in ground level of turret

This is an awe-inspiring, uplifting home!


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

*Tankless hot water heater
*19 Seer heat pump
*Hydronic radiant heated floors
*Energy efficient Viking appliances
*Recycled insulation and building materials (beams, flooring, built-ins)
*Lowen Low E glass windows
*Use of soapstone hearth to heat (soapstone stores massive amounts of heat and radiates slowly and steadily for days)
*Designed for natural cross ventilation (energy efficient central air for really hot days)
*Programmable thermostat (if central air is needed)
*Independent climate zones on radiant heated floors
*Landscaped with drought resistant plants
*Abundant natural lighting thru window locations and skylight
*Ergonomic placement of dishwasher (raised a foot off the floor for ease of use)
*House site designed for minimal disruption of surrounding woods, not visible from the road
*Use of locally manufactured building materials; use of stone excavated from property
*Built with natural building materials (stone, wood, copper)
*Maintenance-free stucco exterior; life-time paint on exterior trim
*Ozonated hot tub
*Maintained with non-toxic, natural cleaning supplies


Neighborhood Description

Located within in 8 miles of the historic Sky Line Drive on the Blue Ridge Mountains. Private, quiet and serene.


Market Area

Located 60 minutes from Washington D.C. and 20 minutes from Charlottesville. Charlottesville was ranked the number one place to live in 2004. Charlottesville is best known as the home of the University of Virginia and Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. It offers- entertainment venues such as the historic Paramount Theater, the Downtown Ampitheater and UVA's John Paul Jones Arena; a pedestrian shopping mall Downtown; Saturday Farmer's Market in Spring & Summer; and it's own airport.


School District

Greene County


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 Fireplace
Forced Air - Heat Pump
Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Cooling System High Efficiency Heat Pump
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration HEPA filtration
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.
Exterior Finish Stucco
Wood
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Carpet
Wood - Solid
Other
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Metal
Window Material Wood Single Glazed
Insulation Material Recycled Newsprint

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 1500 sqft