Successful Off Grid Home for Sale
Caslan, west of Lac La Biche, Alberta
Off-grid home on 80 acres of bush property 30 minutes west of Lac La Biche, Alberta. Designed with ethical consumption, resource conservation, and sustainability in mind, this 1408 sq. ft. ICF construction home maximizes solar energy for power, minimizes water consumption, and heats efficiently in the winter while staying cool in the summer months. The main floor features 3 bedrooms, open concept kitchen and living area, and large back entryway. The main level bathroom features a residential size Phoenix composting toilet, which decreases water consumption by 40%. The lower level includes a generous pantry, a cold room/storage area, utility room, and large partially finished open area.
The double garage provides extra length for a summer workshop on a raised deck. There is a 12’ x 18’ lofted, self-contained, solar powered guest cabin, two small greenhouses, a large haskap patch (21 berry bushes), raised vegetable beds, a garden shed, and 6 firewood sheds (equivalent to 3+ years of full time burning). A portable Kodiak shelter and a 12’ x 16’ shed provide storage for larger equipment.
The property is 80 acres located in the boreal forest comprised of spruce, poplar, and birch with over 5 km. of walking trails. This home was built in 2003, and its efficiency has been proven. It is close to the power grid if the new homeowner prefers to be grid intertied. Approx. 0.5 km to large tract of Crown land and lakes nearby. If you are interested in reducing your carbon footprint, this house does it well.
Property and Residence Details:
Legal Land Description:
Water: cistern 2000 gal.
Taxes 2018: $1569.48
House 1408 sq. ft. (ICF construction main level and foundation) (32’ x 44’)
For more information or to arrange a viewing contact:
Ben and Bev Thomas
or text 780-404-3530
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Mar 4 2019 ID: 51803