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Net Zero Ready Certified Home on 46.5-Acres

with a 5-Acre Permaculture Orchard

Portland/Rideau Lakes, Ontario

Do you care for the Earth while still enjoying the pleasures and comforts of modern living?

This eco-certified (net-zero ready and R2000) home sits on 46 acres of tranquility in Rideau Lakes Township halfway between Kingston and Ottawa. The single-story structure with no steps, 36-inch-wide doors, and an open-concept living area was designed for ease of mobility far into the homeowners’ golden years.

Hidden from the street is a prize-winning mixed-fruit orchard, an oasis of peace and privacy featuring an amazing variety of fruit, nuts, asparagus, healing herbs, and radiant flowers. And a 10’x10’ insulated cold-cellar (ICF) with electrical wiring to store the orchard and garden bounty!

The home’s engineering and design provides incredible energy efficiency and the structural integrity that changing weather patterns now require:

  • Large south-facing triple-pane windows, insulated concrete floor, 15 inch ICF walls, roof trusses with hurricane clips, steel roof panels with 28 inch overhang that block the hot summer sun yet allow the lower winter sun to reach the heat-absorbing concrete floors.
  • The WETT certified high-efficiency wood stove can heat your entire home with as little as two cords of wood. An air source heat pump and mini-split for affordable heat and air-conditioning while an energy-star ERV maintains whole-house ventilation.
  • Low-VOC custom kitchen cabinetry with soft-close drawers and doors. The trestle-style breakfast table and high chairs as well as the live-edge, spalted maple window sills were made from wood culled from the property.
  • Show off your culinary skills with the authentic outdoor wood-fired pizza/bread oven. Share your amazing creations with friends and family in the gorgeous three-season porch with windows that allow a 360-degree view of the majestic surroundings.
  • The insulated 30’x40’ garage with 12’ floor-to-ceiling shelves provides ample space for vehicles, tools and storage. The steel south-facing roof awaits future solar panels. A generator switch panel sits at the ready in case of emergency.

If there’s such a thing as a smart home. . .THIS IS IT!



Zach Shea
(613) 331-2635

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Aug 16 2023    ID: 68911