Environmentalists dream! Designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright devotee w/ a large amount of exterior glass. Seller installed solar photovoltaics on the roof and modified it to make it extremely environmentally benign. Last year's net energy use was -2566 kWh for which PG&E sent a refund. Original windows were replaced w/ hi efficiency windows. Roof insulation replaced w/ higher efficiency insulation that is termite and rat resistant. The sloped roof is fire resistant cement tile. LPG generator w/ auto transfer switch, 220 Volt charging station charges car in 2 hrs. All local driving was powered for free! Kitchen redone in 2015 includes hi eff. GE induction cook top and a Fisher- Paykel 2 drawer dishwasher under quartz and acrylic counter. Adj. and just north of the house is a Redwood grove with 38 trees, "The best room in the house" including a small "Milk Shed" used by homesteaders to store milk and butter.
|LAST UPDATED||1/1/2020||YEAR BUILT||1983|
|COMMUNITY||Empire Grade Road||COUNTY||Santa Cruz|
|STATUS||Sold||PROPERTY TYPE(S)||Single Family|
|School District||Santa Cruz City High|
|Elementary School||Westlake Elementary|
|Jr. High School||Mission Hill|
|AREA||Empire Grade Road|
|BASEMENT||Foundation: Concrete Perimeter and Slab|
|EXTERIOR||Balcony / Patio, Dog Run / Kennel, Drought Tolerant Plants, Gray Water System, Low Maintenance, Storage Shed / Structure|
|GARAGE||Guest / Visitor Parking, No Garage, Parking Area, Room for Oversized Vehicle, Uncovered Parking|
|INTERIOR||Hardwood, High Ceiling , Open Beam Ceiling, Skylight, Vaulted Ceiling , Walk-in Closet; Floors: Concrete|
|LOT DESCRIPTION||Farm Animals (Permitted), Grade - Varies, Ground Floor, Private / Secluded|
|MASTER ON MAIN||Yes|
|SEWER||Sewer: Septic Standard|
|VIEW DESCRIPTION||Forest / Woods,Greenbelt|
|WATER||Water: Storage Tank,Well - Domestic|
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