Multi-Level,Straw Bale,Tri-Level,Walkout Lower Level - Single Family
This 10 year old home is tucked into the woods overlooking a meadow, yet in the heart of Putney village. This passive solar, custom-built timber frame/straw bale infill home is an energy-efficient dream. Live-edge maple windowsills, locally harvested and milled yellow birch floors, and hand-peeled locust posts harvested from the house lot add to the unique beauty of this home. Building materials were selected for their low environmental impact while a few hand-picked items were re-purposed from an historic home, adding character to the organic feel of the house. The skylighted mudroom provides an inviting entrance from the fenced yard into the kitchen with maple cabinets, bamboo counters, and a Vermont soapstone sink. An open floor plan and first floor bedroom allow for easy living and light-filled rooms, especially in the winter. The first floor bathroom features handmade Trikeenan tile and spacious shower with a separate soaking tub. Two additional rooms upstairs plus a half-bath and built-in reading nook under an east-facing window add to the comfort of the home. The one-bedroom apartment on the ground floor has the same passive solar design as the first floor and can be used as a rental, an in-law apartment, home office, or additional living space for the homeowner (total of 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths). Radiant heat, a soapstone wood stove, and Pella windows combine to keep utility bills extremely low! Fruit trees and berries and asparagus abound! A timber frame carport too!
Data Provided by Northern New England Real Estate NetworkMore Information for this listing