Home and 41 private acres. Located on 1200' feet of Ridge with 180 degree Mountain/Valley views to North Georgia and Smokies. Craftsman Style Green home features earth sheltered (, post & beam, high thermal mass, locally sawn timbers, flooring, roof decking and siding, Bioshield paints and floor finishes, 100% tung oil, Ecoprocote concrete stain, no drywall or carpet used, radiant floor, passive solar and Pioneer Princess wood cookstove heat(plumbed to heat hot water), reclaimed barn wood, reclaimed antique brick and whole house fan to cool. Insulated slab foundation. 12" and 8" filled block foundation walls. The entire exterior is wrapped in two inches of extruded Polystrene (Dow blueboard) over a 1 1/4in air gap, creating a tight house that is better than ICF construction. The interior framing and roof system are exposed post & beams. Pella windows throughout, 9 of which are strategically positioned on the south side positioned for the views and solar gain. Portion of roof is earth, which is 5 in. of a special growing medium with sedums and various succulents. Detached garage with 550 sq ft Chalet style guesthouse above. Also on property is a 20x22 post & beam eastern red cedar Cordwood workshop. Large organic garden are, strategically located on the property for a longer growing period, has been developed and enriched with local mushroom compost. Small orchard (peach, pear, apple and fig), grapes, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and 75 mature asparagus plants. There is a 1,500 gal. water tank that can be filled from the well and used to water most of the garden are with gravity flow. The GrundFos SQ flex well pump can be run by a generator, solar, wind. It is currently on the grid. The electric meter is over 600 feet from the home to add more privacy. About Half of the square footage of the home is dried in but unfinished. It has plumbing for 2nd kitchen, master bath, and half bath.
* Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
The Single Family Detached located at 244 Chestnut Hill Dr, Athens, TN 37303 is currently for sale.
244 Chestnut Hill Dr, Athens is listed for $450,000.
This property has 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, and approximately 3,400 square feet.
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