About Property

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Size 2,304 SQ FT
  • MLS# 220119266
  • Offered at $835,000

About This Property

Custom designed 2,304-sq. ft. energy-efficient, straw bale home on 78.64-fenced acres, surrounded by federal (BLM and Army Corp) land.
Home built for Naomi Fineman in 1999.
Lawrence Schechter – architect
Alex Boutacoff – builder
Andrew Morrison – Dec. 2013 Straw bale inspection

Features as of March 2021
• Unique location: 15-minutes from Shady Cove and 40-minutes to MFR airport, minutes to Lost Creek Lake, Elk Creek, 1-hour to Crater Lake National Park
• Breathtaking views with absolute seclusion and zero light pollution
• Solar gated access to property for privacy
• Straw bale, adobe style construction with gypsum plaster – super energy efficient and fire resistant
• Fire resistant concrete tile roof
• Grid tied/active solar electricity with off grid backup
• Solar hot water system
• On-demand, propane water heater for backup
• Passive solar design for heating, cooling and lighting
• Fluorescent lighting, mult can lights and sconces
• Open floor plan with partial height wall for air and light circulation
• Two-bedroom, two-bath and study (could be third bedroom)
• Radiant heated (propane), concrete flooring for thermal mass, five separate zone settings
• Large bright kitchen, window seat, skylights and new stainless-steel sink and Grohe faucet
• Jeld-Wen wood trimmed double pane energy efficient windows – all crazed windows replaced
• Temp Cast refractory wood insert cultured stone face fireplace
• Home security system
• Wired for surround sound system
• Indoor/outdoor speakers
• Filtering pond system for gray water and roof runoff
• Two in-ground holding tanks, 4,000-gallon total capacity, supplied by well and separate 3,500-gallon system for garden
• Detached, insulated and finished two-car garage with two attached storage rooms
• Greenhouse attached to garage, running water and electricity, venting sky lights and Thompson grape arbor for summer shade
• Finished bonus room with lots of storage and loft above garage, includes kitchenette area with running water, designed with denim insulation and earth friendly flooring, ceiling fan, skylights and venting coppola windows
• Fenced dog kennel with partial sun screen, paneled doggie door into garage interior storage area
• Large outdoor dog run with fenced and solar lighting to protect backyard and landscaping
• Backyard fenced for smaller dogs (easily removable)
• Low maintenance, drought tolerant landscaping with soothing water fountain
• 12x7-Ft in-ground Catalina swim spa with amazing jets and swim current for exercise with magnificent views and Trex decking, lawn replaced with 20-year artificial turf (installed 4/16)
• Outbuildings for firewood, hay/feed, ATV, workshop and equipment storage
• Horse/friendly property
• Three large fenced, cross-fenced paddocks with custom run-in shelters, shade trees, upper and lower gates, water, electric-ready
• Fourth paddock area with solar electric fencing, seasonal pond
• 12x48-MD Masters barn with tack room and “floating” inner walls providing 1, 2 or 3 stalls. Insulated ceiling for warmth, zero fire rating, plumbed with sink and paddock
• Pad area ready for arena or round pen
• Pad area ready for large barn or ?, water, electric-ready
• Trails on property and endless riding options nearby
• Fenced garden with raised beds, drip irrigation, covered potting table, storage shed, established asparagus and strawberry beds and boysenberry vines. Straw bale gardening set-up
• Five compost bins
• Fenced orchard: 4-apple, 2-peach, 2-plum, pear, nectarine, plumcot, fig and persimmon trees plus currant and blueberry bushes. Lots of wild marionberry and blackberry vines on property
• Extra parking with electric for RV’s, LQ’s, horse trailers
• Stewardship plan in place
• Initial plantings of more than 9,000-trees to begin development of marketable timber stocks
• Two seasonal creeks, two seasonal ponds, one year-round pond
• Government agency support available (EQUIP) for continued reforestation (65/35 plan)
• Excellent outdoor sports area for hiking, trail running, riding, hunting, XC skiing, snowshoeing, birding, wildlife viewing
• Excellent defensible space for wildfires, property mostly surrounded by fire break access road


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