MLS® ID: VALO402042


LOVETTSVILLE, Virginia, 20180

$630,000 Active Under Contract
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 1942 SQFT
Custom designed by renowned architect Greg Franta, a co-founder of the AIA Committee on the Environment, this energy efficient home showcases environmentally friendly practices and materials. Greg led ENSAR Group in providing services for over 800 projects, including the White House. This home has received national attention and has been featured in tours as an exemplary design, resulting in sustainable architecture that welcomes a clean, efficient, healthy life-style. 4 Bedrooms with Main Level Master, 3.5 Baths, approx. 3,048 sq ft, .67 acres with panoramic mountain views overlooking neighboring conservancy lots. Conveniently located just 5 miles from the Point of Rocks MARC train station for an easy commute into Washington DC. Fully finished basement with kitchen, large bedroom, full bath and private separate entrance provides a separate living space for rental income, or through it's design, can accommodate a disabled family member. It features radiant heated floors, independent control of heating and cooling, and it's own washer/dryer unit. There are 36" doors on all the exterior doors, and main floor and basement interior doors, with solid wood doors throughout. The passive solar design represents an important feature of this home that helps achieve higher energy performance and reduces utility bills. Photovoltaic Solar Panels generate DC power which is converted to AC power and results in a renewable energy credit paid to the homeowners, thus electric costs an average of just $55 per month (may vary depending on occupant use and rates). The water of the home is heated by Solar Thermal Evacuated Tubes and has an instantaneous hot water heater backup. There is a whole house filter with UV light and PEX home-run tubing. Heating and cooling is extremely efficient through the Geothermal Heat Pump and Ventilator (Air Exchanger) and the radiant heated floors on both the main level and the finished basement. Materials used in this home include recycled oak fence post flooring, resulting in beautiful floors, custom tile floor throughout, marmoleum cabinet tops, oak door and window trim, low-e argon filled high efficiency Weather Shield windows, Hardiplank siding, Trex decking and super insulated, Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs). Recent upgrades include new guttering, all exterior and interior walls and ceilings freshly painted. Interior paints and finishes are low VOC minimizing out-gassing. All wood floors sanded and refinished, new tile floors in upper level baths, new marmoleum floors in closets and most cabinet tops. In main level kitchen, new Energy Star stainless steel appliances, new Corian countertops and new kitchen cabinets. New Water Furnace 5 Series 2 Ton water source heat pump in 2015. Main level has built in ceiling speakers. Central vac is on all three levels. Separate garage can be built, and HOA does allow chickens. The surrounding conservancy acreage offers trails and a wildlife sanctuary. Schedule a tour of this unique, custom designed beautiful home. Please give 2 hours showing notice. See documents for full features and amenities list.
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Listing courtesy of Century 21 Redwood Realty


  • Full baths
  • Half baths
  • Full Baths Range
    3+ Baths
  • Total Baths
  • Zip
  • Office name
    Century 21 Redwood Realty
  • Subdivision
  • SQFT
  • Bedrooms
  • Property type
  • Zoning type
  • School district
  • Year built
  • Lot size
  • Sewer
    Aerobic Septic
  • Heating
    Solar - Passive,Heat Pump - Electric BackUp,Programmable Thermostat,Radiant
  • Agent name
    Sharon L Brown
  • Purchase Type
  • Price Range
  • Square Feet Range
    1500-2000 sq ft.
  • Bedrooms Range
    4 Beds
  • Year Built Range
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