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Solar-powered strawbale house on 151 acres

Nolalu (just West of Thunder Bay), Northern Ontario

Built to code, this spacious 2400 sqft modified post-and-beam strawbale home features a passive solar design, open-concept main floor, 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, vaulted ceilings, mostly triple-pane windows, custom-made carpentry and local wood, a large sun porch, high-speed internet. A metal roof, attached double strawbale garage, large mudroom and breezeway are appealing year-round.

A 1.4 KW PV system provides all your power needs. This house requires no noisy backup generator, as any excess power goes into the grid for a credit, to be used as back-up in case of extended cloudy periods or unexpected power needs (Net-Metering).

Solar domestic hot water system provides 75% of all hot water needs year-round, with an on-demand propane system for backup.

A separate maintenance-free 7.5 KW MicroFIT system feeds directly into the power grid, generating approx. $6.500 annually.

This 151 acre property with gorgeous nature vistas and plenty of wildlife also includes a workshop with 200amp power, a barn, a woodshed, a storage shed, a large root cellar, and an 18X24 ft strawbale guest cabin (inside not completed).

No herbicides or pesticides of any kind have been used on this property.

Located in unincorporated Marks Township, all highway driving right to the property, and only 35 minutes from Thunder Bay. Very low annual taxes: $668.

Can $389,900.

A rare opportunity to escape the rat race and live in solar-powered peace!


Contact us at (807) 474-3968 or NolaluEcoCentre@tbaytel.net .

More info at http://thunderbaylistings.com/properties/50-first-rd/

Contact our agent Sarah at (807) 632-3635 or skerton@gmail.com

Serious inquiries only, please.

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EcoProperty ID: 45606       Date posted to EcoProperty.ca: May 10 2018