Green Builder Media "2016 Green Home of the Year" located within the highly desirable Montana Ranch gated community. This one of a kind earth bermed home is perfectly situated on 21 acres offering stunning views of the Spanish Peaks and a 119,600 acre conservation easement. Enjoy the quiet, privacy, outstanding mountain views and abundant wildlife from multiple locations inside and out from this spacious 3-BDRM, 3-Bath home. This home checks all the boxes for energy efficiency. Energy Star certified and achieves a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index of 48 without solar, thanks in part to an extremely energy-efficient envelope. This home was built with energy efficiency as an important component. Geothermal heating and cooling allow for minimal utilities and provides the home's heating and hot water. A 2-inch finished slab provides radiant heating throughout the home. The green roof is planted with a mix of natives and is irrigated with a rotary head sprinkler. The home's exterior is clad in rough-sawn fir, requiring little to no maintenance. The interior is warm and spacious, with high ceilings, exposed wood timbers and wood trim. The well appointed kitchen opens to the main living area and also includes a spacious walk-in pantry. The laundry room is located just off the garage, a great option to drop dirty clothes or pets before entering the main hallway. The Montana Ranch community, offers excellent equestrian facilities and private trails for the horse enthusiast and hiker alike. However, this property also includes a fenced pasture, corral and loafing shed if you desire to keep your horses close by. For the gardener, raised beds just outside the front door making an ideal kitchen garden. Drive paved roads through dramatic vistas to this end of the road oasis.
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Listing Agent: Cary Fox
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