FOR SALE: Energy Efficient Home on 85 Quiet Acres in Mason Township, Maine. Owners Faye Russell and Jim Schiebe.
This is a 2800sf custom built, energy efficient home that was off the grid for about 15 years and was connected 4 years ago. It is an easy switch between on and off grid as needed. Its located in the rural Western Maine mountains surrounded by the White Mountain National Forest but its close to Bethel, Sunday River and Gould Academy. The property is very quiet and private. It has trails, mountain views, a lovely covered porch, tool and wood sheds, a small maple sugar shack, raised bed and other gardens and a guest cottage with separate privy.
The Living room, dining room, kitchen, bedroom & full bath are on the first floor plus there is a craft room with a utility sink. The mudroom has 1/2 bath and garage access. The walk out lower level family room opens up to beautiful gardens, has two more bedrooms, a hidden sleeping nook and full bath.
This house is built with 11" thick insulated concrete form construction and Icynene attic insulation, H.S. Tarm dual-fuel boiler that uses wood or propane, and either solar power or on the grid. There is Radiant floor heat throughout both house & garage, a soapstone wood stove in living room, and Jotul gas stove in family room, and Venmar air exchange system. The house includes a Kohler backup generator, and the well is gravity fed. The house has been heated primarily with wood from the property and uses 4-5 cords/year.
Energy efficient appliances include Danby All-Refrigerator, Conserv chest freezer, Premier gas stove with Broan fan vented outside, Bosch dishwasher.
MLS number is 1348806 $475,000.
See some photos on our Profile Page; all 35 photos at www.BethelAreaRealEstate.com, AND SCROLL DOWN. Offered by Kathy Ford, Bean Group. 207-357-2040. www.BethelAreaRealEstate.com MLS 1348806