17.63 Acres of Lush Pastures, Creeks & HardwoodsSurround This LEED Certified Green Home
Built in 2009, this one of a kind Green, Passive Solar brick ranch home offers quality details throughout. The home was strategically placed to take advantage of the views of the brushy mountains and rolling pastures, as well as, the southern exposure enhancing the passive solar features of the home. Much thought went into the design of this home, with future needs, easy maintenance and energy efficiency in mind.
Built with quality craftsmanship and materials the almost 2,500 sq ft home has 4 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms. French doors lead to the bright open living area which includes the living room, dining area and a large gourmet kitchen. The kitchen features beautiful, one of a kind, locally-grown Ambrosia Maple cabinets, Wilson Art countertops, two sinks and Energy Star Whirlpool Gold SS appliances. Enjoy watching the wild life or farm animals from the screened porch, expansive rear patio or front porch. Utilize the energy efficient Lennox™ two-sided FP for either heat or ambiance in the Living Room or Master Suite.
The master suite offers access to the back patio, a large walk-in closet and spa bath. Enjoy long relaxing soaks in the oversize garden tub or invigorating showers in the oversize walk-in shower.
The climate controlled 736 sq. ft., two-car garage includes a workshop, equipped with 400 amp service. Ideal for the hobbyist or your pets.
The home is perfectly situated on the private 17 acres with ideal barn, kennel or work shop sites near the home for easy access. Two spring fed creeks and the perfect amount of hardwoods mean wildlife will enjoy your property as much as you do. Build additional homes or just enjoy your own private piece of paradise.
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The home has been certified as the third home in North Carolina to achieve the Platinum Level LEED for Homes™ certification and the second home in the state of North Carolina to achieve the Gold Level NAHB National Green Building Standard™ certification.
The home faces True South and utilizes passive solar technologies. Two solar panels heat over 85% of the hot water. The HVAC systems governing the heat and air conditioning as well as the ERV (Energy Recovery Ventilator) and the fans through-out the house were designed and installed keeping optimizing performance in mind. Blown in fiberglass insulation helps keep the average monthly utility bill $60.00. Landscaped gardens use native, drought-tolerant plants and shrubs, 1,700 gallon BRAE™ rain-catchment system to achieve greater water conservation.
All this is located in desirable Iredell County and future vineyard growing region. Easy access to the interstate, foothills and the popular Lake Norman area. Bring the animals and enjoy the peace and tranquility this property offers.