2548 Empire Grade, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

$1,650,000
1
BD
2
BA
1,776
SqFt
List Price
$1,650,000
Closing Date
Dec 20, 2019
MLS#
ML81776264
Status
CONTINGENT
Bedrooms
1
Total Bathrooms
2
Full Bathrooms
2
Sqft. of Residence
1,776
Lot Size
236,661
Listing Area
Empire Grade Road
Year Built
1983

Property Description

Environmentalists dream! Designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright devotee w/ a large amount of exterior glass. Seller installed solar photovoltaics on the roof and modified it to make it extremely environmentally benign. Last year's net energy use was -2566 kWh for which PG&E sent a refund. Original windows were replaced w/ hi efficiency windows. Roof insulation replaced w/ higher efficiency insulation that is termite and rat resistant. The sloped roof is fire resistant cement tile. LPG generator w/ auto transfer switch, 220 Volt charging station charges car in 2 hrs. All local driving was powered for free! Kitchen redone in 2015 includes hi eff. GE induction cook top and a Fisher- Paykel 2 drawer dishwasher under quartz and acrylic counter. Adj. and just north of the house is a Redwood grove with 38 trees, "The best room in the house" including a small "Milk Shed" used by homesteaders to store milk and butter.

Additional Information

Acres
5.433
Age
36
Amenities
High Ceiling, Open Beam Ceiling, Skylight, Vaulted Ceiling, Walk-in Closet
Bathroom Features
Full on Ground Floor, Master - Stall Shower(s), Outside Access, Shower and Tub, Stall Shower
Bedroom Description
Ground Floor Bedroom, More than One Bedroom on Ground Floor, Walk-in Closet
Cooling System
Central AC
Energy Features
Double Pane Windows, Green Features, Solar Heating, Solar Power On Grid
Family Room
Kitchen / Family Room Combo
Fence
Partial Fencing
Fireplace Description
Free Standing, Living Room, Other Location, Wood Burning, Wood Stove
Floor Covering
Concrete, Hardwood
Foundation
Concrete Perimeter and Slab
Garage Parking
Guest / Visitor Parking, No Garage, Parking Area, Room for Oversized Vehicle, Uncovered Parking
Heating System
Baseboard, Electric
Horse Property Desc
Barn, Unimproved
Laundry Facilities
Inside, Washer / Dryer
Living Area
1,776
Lot Description
Farm Animals (Permitted), Grade - Varies, Ground Floor, Private / Secluded
Lot Size
236,661
Neighborhood
Empire Grade Road
Other Rooms
Den / Study / Office, Workshop
Other Utilities
Propane On Site, Solar - Hot Water Heater - Owned, Solar Panels - Owned
Roof
Bituthene, Concrete
Sewer
Septic Standard
Style
Custom, Eichler
Unincorporated Yn
Yes
View
Forest / Woods, Greenbelt
Zoning
RA

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