The spring market in Darien, Ct has been active with prices ranging from $375,000 up to $15,900,000. Currently there are about 130 single family homes for sale on the Darien MLS and today we will be previewing three of them that are ‘green’ energy efficient homes.
The first home is a certified LEED Platinum home that was originally a 1925 home but was totally renovated and remodeled in 2011. The home scored a HERS rating of 37 which makes it approximately 63% more efficient than a new built home. The home won the Connecticut Green Building Council’s (CTGBC) 2012 ‘Residential Green Building Award’. Along with state of the art ‘green’ features the home is full of luxurious finishes such as professional cooking appliances, Waterworks bathrooms, custom millwork and organic gardens. This in-town home is 3130 square feet with 5 bedrooms and 3 ½ bathrooms listed at $1,950,000.
The second home is the last of eight new built green certified homes at Norton Green, a conservation single family open space development. The home is 3043 square feet with an open floor plan, 3 bedrooms, 3 ½ bathrooms listed at $1,395,000.
The third home is an architect modern design colonial home of 5216 square feet built in 2009 and thoughtfully designed with environmentally friendly materials. The home HVAC system is a geothermal system with a generator back up system. The home is on a level 0.88 acre lot and listed at $2,750,000.
David Popoff is a certified “Green Homes Specialist” Realtor with William Pitt Sotheby’s in lower Fairfield County, Connecticut.