Salmon River Solar Home
 

This lovely home and property sits on gently sloping
land in a small subdivision that is nestled between some
towering rock pinnacles and a famous river. The canyon,
formed by the Salmon River, is reported to be the second
deepest gorge in North America. The subdivision is located
13.5 miles west of the community of North Fork, Idaho and
35 miles northwest of Salmon, Idaho in east central Idaho.
Highway US 93 and the Salmon River pass through
both of these communities.

Being offered for $795,000.00
 
Abundant wildlife, which is a joy to view, graze on the grasses of this former
hay farm. This quiet area offers a peaceful place to live with just a few neighbors.
Walking along the river bank looking for animal tracks, hiking up the hillside for a
terrific overview of the area, or driving up a creek drainage for stunning views
of the surrounding mountains are just some of the activities this property
allows you to do.
 
 

2005 built three-level home with half log siding exterior.
    

Live “off the grid” and green; electricity is provided by

 

solar power and a backup generator.
    

Residence boasts 3,960 sq. ft. of total living space.
    

Every floor has TV, telephone and Internet connections.
    

12’x27’ breezeway separates the house from the

 

attached 26’x 26’ garage.
    

8’ redwood deck wraps around two sides.
    

Propane is used for for cooking, heat, hot water,

 

generator fuel and auxiliary lighting.
    

Sloped metal roofs helps snow slide off during winter.
    

Dwelling has three satellite dishes, 1,000-gallon

 

underground propane tank, well, septic system

 

and landline telephone.
 
    

Living room features designer area rug and a

 

propane fireplace that can warm the whole house
  during the winter.
    

Master suite features another propane fireplace,

 

walk-in closet and tile shower with two showerheads.
    

Kitchen contains breakfast bar, walk-in pantry and

 

Energy Star appliances.
    

Large windows offer outstanding views of the

 

surrounding mountains and river.
    

PermaStone floors in the kitchen, powder room

 

and living room.
    

Doorways from the bedroom, living room and

 

breezeway access the redwood deck.
 
    

Bedroom has a walk-in closet.
    

Pair of large open areas that could become additional
  bedrooms, an office, or meeting area.
    

Other features include a full bath, a propane fireplace
  and windows on every wall for outstanding views.
 
    

Surrounded by earth on three sides for
  temperature consistency with door and windows
  on the river side.
    

The downstairs flooring is vinyl over concrete.
    

Spaces include a rec room, solar power
  room, bedroom with walk-in closet, full bath,
  second pantry and extra storage closet.
    

Spacious laundry room with washer and dryer
  has built-in cabinets and sink.
 
    

12’x27’ breezeway separates house from garage;

 

also serves as a mudroom.
 
 
    

Removable windows extend the use period

 

through all seasons.
    

Frequently used for cooking and dining.
 
    

Two separate garage doors with automatic

 

openers.
    

Built-in workbench and cabinets provide storage.
    

15 cu. ft. freezer.
    

Wall-mounted propane heater keeps the
  garage warm.
    

Oversize garage accommodates 2 full size
  pick-up trucks.
 
    

Solar power system consists of 16 solar

 

panels totaling 1920 watts, 12 two volt batteries
  for 24 volt system, charge controller, DC
  disconnect box and an inverter.
    

Backup generator is a 12-kw propane-

 

driven generator powered by a very
  reliable 4-cylinder motor.
 
    

28’ x 48’ building was constructed prior to the

 

home and finished in 2002.
    

48' long drive-through work area, a RV

 

port with hookups and a heated shop.
    

Concrete floor throughout and large double doors

 

on either end of the work area are bonuses.
    

Additional space in the upstairs storage room.
    

Barn could easily be converted to accommodate
  horses.
    

Log siding is identical to that of the home.
    

12x48 lean-to for extra equipment storage.
 
    

Twenty-eight (28) deciduous trees have been

 

planted along the property’s perimeter. Most are
  Poplar, with some Maple, Chokecherry and Locust.
  Water is provided to the trees via underground
  drip system.
    

Gardens provide a nice greeting to visitors as

 

well as a place to grow summer flowers,
  vegetables and/or herbs.
    

Irrigation water is piped to the boundary

 

of each of the four lots from May into October.
    

Additional irrigation piping will convey.
    
 

For More Information, Call: (208) 466-4985


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