What makes it Green:
OFF THE GRID. Highly efficient green home located in the beautiful Santa Cruz mountains. User friendly electrical system controlled from the house with a touch of a finger, including generator. 28 minutes to Los Gatos for dinner or dine on sunny redwood decks overlooking the creek. Loft for extra room or office plus utility room with separate entrance. Remodeled kitchen and bath. 2 fire places, security system, fire hydrant, 1000sq ft redwood deck, 2 satelite dishes. High ceilings and skylights allow views of redwood groves. Outdoor speakers and security system with cameras. Great hiking property with 2 creeks.
3.8KW solar electric system, 16 Surrette S530 batteries (10 year warranty), 6KW 120/240 XW6048 new generation inverter from Xantrex (10 year warranty). All inverter, batteries and generator enclosed. 2 generators.
Water rights 500 gal/day to creek with pump intalled, stored in 5000gal tank. 2 wells with pumps installed, 5gal/minute and 7gal/minute. 1750 gal tank. Water softener plus filtration system.
Energy Efficient appliances include dish washer, refrigerator, 6 burner stove rated for off the grid. Insulated roof.
Garage-Carport: No Garage/Carport
Type of Construction: Wood Frame
Heating: Wood Stove
Cooling: Ceiling Fans
Energy Source: Photovoltaic (PV - Solar Power), Propane
Water Source: Other, Well
Water Heating: Propane
Flooring Materials: Linoleum, Tile
Windows: Dual Glazed