Colville, Washington — Green Home For Sale

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.


Listing ID: 19390


  • Natural Home
  • Straw bale

Annual Property Tax $1,516
Annual Utility Cost $3,000
Home Area 1,900 sq ft
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 22.5 acres
Year Built 1999

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.


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.


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

Colville


Community

Onion Creek


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level


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 Wood Stove
Other
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