This Amazing Off-the-Grid Home for Sale Has a Root Cellar, Greenhouse, and 7 Gardens
- Address: 37 Fisher Place Road, Conway, Massachusetts
- Price: $750,000
- Size: 1,100 square feet
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
Why we have a crush on this property:
Sometimes, when I first wake up in the morning and immediately see a screen full of notifications, I wonder what it would be like to live off the grid. When I pay my internet bill, heat bill, and electricity bill, I start to think it would actually be extremely nice. Enter: This stunning, self-contained, and entirely off-grid property in Western Massachusetts.
Built in 2007, the Conway construction is absolutely sun-soaked. French doors and transom windows combine with light hardwood floors and bright white walls to reflect natural sunlight all around. An open-concept layout connects the slightly sunken living room with the dining area and kitchen, which sports tons of glass-door cabinets, a butcher block island, and a lovely farmhouse sink positioned right in front of a square window.
With solar panels powering the electricity and hot water, double-stud exterior walls to maximize insulation, double-glazed windows, and a sod roof, the home is made to comfortably withstand the seasons. In addition to its contemporary fortress of a home, the property’s eight acres comprise a second under-construction cottage, fruit trees, a barn, greenhouse, root cellar, and not one but seven gardens. And as off-grid as it may be, this compound is actually very central — take a 12-minute amble down the street to check out a book at the public library.
This home is listed for $750,000 by Joanie Schwartz, Joanie Schwartz Real Estate.
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