Colville, Washington

Straw bale home on 22.5 acres. Meadow with southern exposure, cedar forest with large granite rocks, wet lands and seasonal creek. Enclosed 1900 foot attic for possible development. Hook-ups for additional housing across property.

Natural Home Straw bale
$1,516 Annual Property Tax
$3,000 Annual Utility Cost
1,900 Square Feet
4 / 2 Beds / Baths
22.5 acres Lot Size
1999 Year Built
Single Family Property Type

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

The straw bale construction and non toxic materials chosen, make it a clean natural home. The peaceful surroundings make it a serene sanctuary.

Property Description

The home is timber framed straw bale construction, set in a magical private ceder forest. The timbers were harvested from the site. The property includes 15 acres of meadow with southern exposure and 7.5 acres of ceder forest and wetlands. The house backs up to several thousand acres of timber land with hiking/x-country ski trails. The living room is 24x24 ft with a planting bed stretching across the south side. The master suite includes a private bath with a six foot soaker tub, fit for two. There is a large attic space with great potential for additional living space besides the 1900 sq. ft. listed, as well as an unfinished basement. There are also hook-ups for water, power, phone and septic across the property form the house, allowing for the possibility of multiple residences.

Neighborhood Description

A rural environment with homes on acreage. There is an award winning elementary-junior high school school 3 miles away and a country store 4 miles away.

Market Area

The home is 16 miles outside of Colville, the county seat of Stevens County in NE Washington, 2 hours north of Spokane and 2 hours south of Nelson, BC. It is on a paved county maintained road.

School District



Onion Creek

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


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 Wood Stove
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Whole House Fan
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Straw bale
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Cement Plaster
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Concrete
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Carport Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 240 sqft

Listing ID: 19390