Energy Efficient Cabin in Franklin NC

For your vacation and retirement home!
Rent when not using

Check out this video tour of an Energy Star Certified cabin in Franklin NC. This home has been completely remodeled to be 25% more efficient than if it had been built today. Click here to learn more about how you can own this home.

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For your vacation and retirement home!
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Cabin Franklin NC

Cabin Available in Franklin NC

Completely Remodeled Interior

Energy Star Rating for Low Power Bills

Large Deck for Outdoor Living

Quiet, Scenic Neighborhood near River

This Energy Star certified Franklin NC mountain cabin is for sale. It’s a great choice for a vacation getaway, a single person, or a retired couple. This house is cozy and comfortable and will save you money on your power bills!

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Brand New Kitchen

Outdoor Living

New cabinets offer plenty of storage space. New energy efficient appliances reduce power usage. New tile floors are beautiful and durable.Brand New Green Kitchen The spacious deck provides plenty of room for gathering with friends and relaxing with family. The large windows bring the outside into the living room. Enjoy the mountain forest from your comfortable home.Spacious Deck

Scenic View

Cozy Interior

The view from the front deck shows the mountains of the Cullasaja River Valley.Scenic View The large picture window looks out from the living room over the deck into the forest beyond. The cabin is wired for internet and satellite tv. An electric fireplace creates a charming atmosphere.Cozy Interior

 

Centrally located in Western North Carolina between Franklin and Highlands in Macon County, this mountain cabin is cozy and comfortable with low energy bills! Situated in a quiet neighborhood with a scenic mountain view, the driveway is paved to the front door with a newly enlarged parking area. The nearby Cullasaja River offers swimming, tubing and fishing as well as majestic waterfalls.

This home has been remodeled with energy efficiency as a main goal. All sheetrock was removed and interior framing was inspected. Roof framing required repair and an engineer’s approval. Extensive air-sealing was required. Walls were made thicker to allow more insulation. New insulation was installed in the attic and under the floor. A plastic vapor barrier was installed in the crawlspace. New electical wiring was installed along with all-new plumbing. Gutter drains were rerouted and a French drain was intalled to reduce moisture levels around the house. The home’s third-party certified, Energy Star rating proves energy efficiency measures were effective!

Drive up to the door of your one bedroom, one bath mountain home. A full-size kitchen opens to the living room. The bathroom features a laundry area with vast amounts of storage in cabinets. Tile floors in the kitchen and bathroom are beautiful and durable. The bedroom is comfortably sized with a spacious walk-in closet for more storage options. Carpeted floors in the living room and bedroom are a comfortable choice. Energy Star rated windows bring natural light into every room in the house and offer a view of wildlife and the changing seasons.

With its convenient location and energy efficient living, this home is a great choice for a vacation getaway, a single person, as a starter home for a young couple. Universal design features including levers for doors, wide doorways and one-level living also make this a perfect fit for a retirees.

Asking: $126,000

 

Make an Offer Now while Prices are Low and mortgage rates are Lowest since 1952!

For sale by owner

Owner financing is available for qualified buyers

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A Winter Sun green home reduces homeowner’s energy bills and future costs, minimizes the building’s environmental impact, and affects the family’s health for the better.

Ductless MiniSplit

Air Sealing

This heating and cooling unit operates like a heat pump but uses no ductwork. This is an extremely efficient appliance because there are no ducts to leak air.Ductless MiniSplit The most effective way to increase a building’s efficiency is with proper air sealing. This will keep conditioned air where you are paying for it: inside! Don’t spend thousands on other “energy savers” while hundreds slip out through small cracks.Air Sealing

Insulated Structure

Window Details

All penetrations in the wall were sealed with spray foam. Walls were built out to accomodate thicker insulation. New insulation was installed in the floor and attic.Insulated Structure Energy Star windows must be installed properly to take full advantage of energy savings. On the left, windows are insulated and air sealed with spray foam then taped to resist moisture and for additional air sealing.Window Details

Energy Efficient Means Reduced Energy Bills for Life!!!

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Big Back Yard

Third Party Testing

Plenty of room to take advantage of the outdoors with a horseshoe pit or a summer garden! A nicely flat backyard is a precious commodity in the mountains.Big Back Yard Vandemusser Design tests the home for Energy StarCertification. Adequate ventilation is extremely important to ensure the health of occupants, maintain comfortable temperature and humidity and maximize energy savings.Third Party Testing

Master Bedroom and Bathroom

Laundry Area

The door to the bedroom is an original door from the cabin, lovingly and painstakingly restored: single-pane glass meshes with the rustic wood ceiling. On the right, tile floors continue in the bath and laundry combo room.Master Bedroom and Bathroom There’s plenty of room for storage in the easily accessible laundry area of this mountain cabin. A convenient countertop provides a functional surface when needed. A Panasonic Whisper Green whole-house ventilation fan provides fresh air.Laundry Area

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