Green Homes for Sale - Hayward, Wisconsin Green Home

Hayward, Wisconsin — Green Home For Sale

This is a 4br, 3 ba full log home on 20 part open/part wooded acres, and backs up to counnty forest land. Features a 1.5KW grid tied w/battery backup solar electric system, a 1 KW wind turbine, and a masonry heater.

Listing ID: 19279

  • Green Home
Asking Price (USD) $525,000
Annual Property Tax $1,200
Annual Utility Cost $1,000
Home Area 3,800 sq ft
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 3
Total Property Area 20 acres
Year Built 2009

Property Description

Beautiful 4br 3 ba full log home with a 2 car attached garage with bonus room, nestled on 20 acres with a good mix of field and woods, and the property backs up to county forest land. Situated next to the Birkiebeiner Ski Trail and CAMBA mountain bike trail systems, featuring a connecting trail to both, and amid the lakes and forests of Northern Wisconsin, this home is constructed of large hand-scribed local red pine logs, beautifully fitted and finished with environmentally friendly and energy efficient features. Features a grid tied 1.5 KW grid tied w/battery backup solar electric system, a 1 KW wind turbine, a masonry heater with bakeoven, a cellar/cold room, passive solar design, and green features throughout. Home has a large rec room in basement, an upstairs office, and several decks and a screen porch.
Located in a area of lakes and forests, the property is 1 mile from the Namekagon River, part of the St. Croix Wild and Scenic river system.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

This home features renewable energy systems, passive solar design, low-VOC finishes, low-flow plumbing fixtures, a cold room in basement for a cellar or food storage, and is constructed from local pine logs and lumber. Includes a large fenced garden. Property is zoned agricultural, and has approx 12 acres of woods and 8 acres of fields. Would make a great vacation home, full time home or hobby farm.

Neighborhood Description

Located on 20 rural acres 6 miles from the city of Hayward. The neighborhood includes a silent sports community, and the home is 1/4 mile from the famous Birkiebeiner and CAMBA trails, and has a connecting trail to both.

Market Area

The city of Hayward is a small town amid beautiful lakes and forests, with the Namekagon Wild and Scenic river running through. It is a small town of 3000 people, but is popular with tourists and vacation home owners. The city hosts world-class events throught the year, including the American Birkiebeiner Cross Country Ski race, the Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, and the Lumberjack World Championships, as well as many festivals, and is home to a diverse group of progressive souls and an active arts group.

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Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

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Elevation of Home


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
Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Solar - Passive
Wood Stove
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Heat Exchanger
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Hybrid
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type ICFS
Exterior Finish Wood
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Wood - Solid
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Carpet
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Insulation Material Urethane Foam

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 784 sqft