This Eco-Built Cabin Is Extraordinary

This custom-built 690 square foot wood cabin on Madrona point in Eastsound, Washington has simple details you are sure to love. The eco building is located on Madrona Point, on beautiful Orcas Island. The tiny house design has 360-degree views of the water, mountains and the quaint village of Eastsound. The lot that the wood cabin sits is lightly wooded lot with easy-care landscaping on the highest point of the beautiful and sacred historic Madrona Point peninsula. This eco building was skillfully constructed by a local island craftsman. The tiny house design was completely remodeled in 2015 using only locally grown trees. The wood cabin has hand-milled features to include live edge trims, baseboards, siding, along with built-in shelving. Eco-paints and insulation are used throughout the cabin. The locally-grown wood is used throughout for the doors, floors and ceiling. The wood cabin has solid wood-framed windows and unique custom sliding doors. Inside the eco building, there is a nostalgic farmhouse kitchen sink and a claw foot tub/shower. There is a lower laundry/bonus room with washer and dryer included. In this beautiful location, you don't need a car as everything is within a short walking distance. Eastbound is about a one block walk, and lovely beaches, a kayak launch and public dock are within five minutes. To get the the island it is a 15-minute ferry ride. It is only a two-hour drive to Seattle from the port of Anacortes. You can also arrive by sea plane, ferry, or boat to this lovely little eco building in the community of the San Juan Islands. This is a unique opportunity to own a property that would make an excellent personal retreat or rental investment. This 690 square foot eco building is priced at $440,000 and sits on a 6,969 square foot property.

Eco buildings require that the architects, engineers and contractors all co-create with the environment to focus on renewable energy, sustainable building materials, water conservation, site development and indoor environmental quality. Eco building design and construction not only helps to cut down on emissions that are released into the ozone, but it also helps significantly reduce energy, water along with HVAC costs. There are several benefits of eco building to include environmental benefits, economic benefits and social benefits. As for environmental benefits, the whole purpose behind eco building is to help preserve the environment and to also avoid the depletion of some of the earths natural resources. Eco building helps to protect the ecosystem, improve air and water quality, reduce emissions, reduce waste streams, conserve water, conserve and restore natural resources, and more. Not only does eco building help to improve the quality of the environment but it also has many economic benefits as well. By using eco-friendly and sustainable building materials, reducing energy consumption, and improving water efficiency eco building will also enable you to help other areas. Some economic benefits of eco building include helping to aid in the expansion of the eco market, optimizing the life cycle of the building, reduce operating costs, and increasing your property value.

Some of the social benefits of eco building include Social Benefits improving the occupant's comfort and health, creating an aesthetically pleasing environment, minimizing the strain on the local infrastructure, improving worker productivity and more. The green movement is something that is here to stay and as time progresses the benefits of sustainable and eco building will continue to grow.

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