Get away from it all on this beautifully unique sustainable living homestead. This quiet and serene hillside property features a concrete waterfront “earth home” situated on 4.6 acres overlooking Barrett Creek off the Wicomico River, surrounded by shrubbery and trees for natural isolation.
This functional home provides large windows facing the crekk for an abundance of natural daylight. Modern amenities include a wind-driven water pump accessing a 678ft. artesian well, a 3000 gallon potable water storage tank, back-up shallow well, and a 275-gallon kerosene tank. Constructed to take advantage of the temperature moderating effects of the earth, it will stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer without demanding significant inputs from energy consuming auxiliary heating and cooling systems. and due to it's earth-sheltered location home will be largely impervious to natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes and wild fires.
The remote location of this property is perfect for someone seeking self-sustainability or someone looking for a weekend refuge from city life for quiet country living, with easy access to shopping needs-come check it out! Live, on-site auction on Wed. May 23 at 6pm
LOCATION: Heathsville, VA
AUCTION TYPE: Real Estate
1675± sq. ft. with 3BR, 2BA situated on 4.6 ± ac.
Private yet accessible and sustainable underground home overlooking Barrett Creek! Self-Sustaining private retreat!
3 opportunities to tour this very unique property on Sun. May 6; 1-4pm; Sat. May 12; 11am – 1pm; and, Sun. May 20, 1-4pm
Remote yet accessible
3br, 2ba; 1675 ± sq ft
Commute to Metro DC
AUCTIONEER: Barry Cole
10% Buyers Premium. For registration buyers will need a driver's license for positive ID and a $5,000. cashier's check made payable to the bearer. A total deposit of five percent (5%) is required on day of sale. Balance due at closing within 60 days.