5 Star Green in Cedar Creek
This green home for sale outside of Austin is a gem! Located on over 2 acres just 10 minutes from the Austin airport and 10 minutes to the adorable and growing Bastrop (OMG, so cute). The location is ideal for commuting to either area while still providing a peaceful getaway experience. This green home is located in a horse-friendly neighborhood as well. The neighborhood also features a lake with fountain and community playground. Hyatt Lost Pines Resort, McKinney Roughs Nature Park and the Colorado River are just a few minutes away.
The home received a 5 star out of 5 stars rating from the City of Austin, which has one of the most comprehensive green rating systems in the country. The rating system is specifically geared to take the local climate into account. Built in 2003, the owners carefully crafted the home considering local materials as well as the climate and home positioning on the lot. It’s not just energy efficiency that was considered, however, they also used durable long-lasting materials and no-voc/ low-voc paints and sealers for better air quality.
- Standing Seam metal roof
- Drought Tolerant Landscaping
- Variable Speed zoned HVAC system
- Large eaves to shade windoes
- Low-E Glass windows
- Solid surface counters
- Water conserving appliances
- 10 inch thick structurally insulated concrete forms (wall structure)
- Mature Shade Trees
The home is currently for sale for $489,000. Over $25,000 in recent updates and renovations were recently completed.
If you are looking for a beautifully crafted, sustainable and energy-efficient home near Austin, this green home is a wonderful choice!
- 5 Bedrooms
- 2 1/2 Baths
- 2 Living Areas
- Screened Porch
- Over 2 acres
- 3116 SF total
- Private Courtyard
- Two horses allowed
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