Energy Efficient House with Big Organic Garden
Calvin and Doris Bey
8779 W. Forest Hills Dr. Fayetteville, AR 72704
Area heated and cooled: 2786 sf, including 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, living-dining- kitchen (Great Room, sunny with south view to gardens).
Large study, hobby room, laundry room, winter clothes storage closet, and large closet in MB that serves as a Built-in Tornado Shelter, FEMA certified. Shelter has separate foundation, double strength walls and ceiling, and metal door.
Extensive built-ins through-out. Hardwood and tile floors. Handicap accessible.
Three-car garage (816 sf), with cabinets, and entrance to attic for storage.
House designed, energy-planned, and built in 2002 by Stitt Energy Systems,Inc.
ENERGY SAVING FEATURES:
Received2003 National EnergyValue Housing Gold Award for “Custom Homes in the Moderate Climate” category.
Wood-burning, soapstone (8200 pounds) fireplace/oven (Tulikivi), for axillary heating of house in winter.
Insulated foundation, poured concrete using insulated concrete forms.
6-inch thick structural insulated panels.
Ice House Roof ® ventilates roof for 50% savings in summer AC costs.
Solar panel for heating water.
Extensive windows on south exposure for passive winter heat gain, and extended eaves to control summer sun. Vinyl framed double-paned windows with low-E glass and argon gas.
Eight ceiling fans and LED lighting throughout.
Insulated and finished 3-car garage, with shelves, work bench and cabinets.
1.8 acres, level to gently-sloping land, in city, with city water. Lot backs up to native forest and feels like “country.” No flooding problems.
Large (4,000sf+), productive, organic vegetable garden (with potential to triple size) including blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, figs, asparagus, and 10 pecan trees. Excellent, deep, productive, soils.
Many shade trees, shrubs, herbs and flowers. Yard received the 2016 Fayetteville Urban Forestry Landscape Sustainability Award.
Tool storage shed, 8 x 16 feet, plus compost storage facility.
Main Vegetable Garden
Garlic and Strawberries
Grand Champion -- Root Vegetables
Grand Champion -- Mixed Vegetables
Tall Corn Contest Winner (13.5 feet)
Italian Sweet Peppers
Figs -- Brown Turkey and Ladoka
Austrian Winter Peas and Oats (Winter Cover Crops)
"Cloned" Work Force 😋 👍 👎
Flower and Bird Friendly Yard-- Organic practices for 15 years
Contact: Rod Hagan, Keller Williams Realty, 479-644-9052