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Property Details



338 Sleepy Gap Rd
Asheville, NC 28704
Status: Active
3360 sq ft
4 bd / 3 ba
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Property Details:
  • County: Buncombe 
  • Subdivision:  No data provided
  • MLS #: No data provided
  • Type: Cottage
  • Style: Three Floors
  • Lot Size: 5.26 acres
  • Garage: No data provided
  • Basement:  No
  • Year Built:  2006
  • Locale: No data provided
  • Recycle Center: No data provided
  • HOA Fees: No data provided
  • Taxes: $2,200
  • Tax Year: No data provided
  • Parcel #: No data provided
  • Zoning: No data provided
  • Mail City:  No data provided
  • School District: Avery Creek
  • Water Rights Included:  No
  • Mineral Rights Included:  No
  • Electric Supplier: Municipal
  • Water Supplier: Well
  • Gas Supplier: No data provided
  • Waste Water/Sewer: No data provided
$80 & UNDER UTILITY BILLS/month. House was built with quality materials that will extend its life to well over 200 years. Passive solar, energy-efficient design and construction. Super-insulated envelope. Non-toxic and natural building materials. Organic wool carpet. Low-V.O.C. paints/finishes inside. Formaldehyde free Insulation - R-40. High-efficiency heat pump for heating and air conditioning. Wood stove with cook top-heats entire house (we rarely use our heat pump in winter). Heat pump water
  • LEED Certification:  No
  • Energy Star Earned: No
  • HERS Point Rating: No data provided
Green & Energy Efficient Features:
  • Construction: Earth Berm, Passive Solar Design
  • Doors & Windows: Triple-Pane Windows, Energy-Efficient Rated Windows, No Condensation In/Around Windows, Wood Doors (sustainable, reclaimed, etc), Natural Daylighting, Skylights (energy efficient)
  • Interior Features (Energy Saving): Compact Fluorescent Bulbs, Halogen Bulbs for Task Lighting, Light Emitting Diode (LED) Bulbs, Non-IC Rated Recessed, Dimmers, Energy Star Kitchen Appliances
  • Building Site/Location: Home Orientation Faces Within 30 Degrees of South
  • Thermal Mass : Concrete Installed for Thermal Mass
  • Space Heating: Heat Pump, Air Source, Wood Stove with Secondary Burn System, Wood Stove (EPA approved), Anti-stratification System
  • Space Cooling : Whole House Fan (Energy Star or better), Heat Pump Air Source
  • Hot Water Heat: Heat Pump Water Heater, Insulated Hot Water Heater
  • Indoor Air Quality/Ventilation: Whole House Ventilation, Heat Recovery Ventilation System (HVR) Installed, Whole-House HEPA Filter (3 microns or less), "Chemical Free" Chemically Sensitive Features, Low/Zero VOC Cabinet Finishes, Low VOC Carpeting, Low VOC Carpet Pad, Low VOC Tile Adhesive, Low VOC Subfloor Adhesive, Low VOC/Formaldehyde Free Insulation, Low/Zero VOC Paints, Low VOC Sealers, Low VOC Stains, Polished Concrete Floor Using Non-Toxic Chemicals, Only Organic Biocides/Insecticides Used Indoors, Air Purifying System
  • Building Envelope/Insulation: Walls R-40 or better, Ceiling R-40 or better, Super Insulated
  • Value Engineering/Structure: Termite Prevention Construction, Other Recycled Plastic and Composite Lumber
  • Wall Covering Material: Composition Siding & Trim (exterior), Recycled Content Drywall
  • Plumbing: Hot Water Pipes Insulated to R-3 or Greater, No Water Supply Pipes in Unheated Space, No Water Supply Pipes in Exterior Walls, Water Filtration System, All Visible Hot Water Pipes are Insulated
  • Landscaping (Water/Habitat Conserving): Cover for Wildlife, Native Vegetation, Sun Shade (deciduous trees), Turf Grass Limited to 25% or Less Landscaped Area, Wind Breaks (trees, hedges), Landscaping Requires No Irrigation
  • Interior Features (Recycled Content): Recycled Content Counter Tops
  • Interior Features (Water Conserving): Water Conserving Dishwasher (Energy Star Rated), Only 1 Showerhead Per Shower, Front Loading Washing Machine (Energy Star), Low Flow Showerheads <2 GPM , Low Flow Toilets, Aerators Installed on All Faucets
  • Interior Features (Sustainable/Renewable Source): Bamboo Flooring, Cork Flooring, Wool/Natural Fiber Carpeting, Organic/Natural Fiber Window Treatments
  • Historic/Existing Homes/Retrofits: Minimized Construction Waste
Other Features:
  • - Lot Type: Backs to Open Space/Forest
  • - Exterior Features: Enclosed Porch
  • - Driveway: Gravel
  • - Design Features: Sewing Room, Storage Space, Office, Jetted Tub, Wood Stove, Pond, Laundry, Attic, Studio
  • - Out Buildings: Greenhouse
  • - Ownership: Private Owner
  • - Possible Usage: Single Family
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Jonathan & Dawn Lim

Asheville, NC

Direct: 828-242-1943

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Listing Office:
P.O. Box 1965
Asheville, NC 28776


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