Single Family For Sale
72 Rand- Virginia Lakes- California 93541
Live off the Grid without in a rural setting without compromising the luxuries conventional life. This amazing quality home has views, a stream, and easy access to some of the most incredible hiking and back-country access in the Sierras. Not included in the square footage is a livable areas at the rear of the garage, currently used as an un-finished bonus room. House is totally “off the grid”, & self-contained, except for propane – 500 gal. tank.Well – drilled to approx. 300′, with the pump set at approx 250′ Pump is 220 volt high quality German manufacturer, with slow start up feature that works best with a solar system. 2 – 85 gal. pressure tanks in shed. Well production is estimated by seller to be approx.. 12 gal. per minute capacity. All water lines from well head to shed & shed to house were buried 5′ +/- deep to avoid freezing & allow year-round usage potential. Septic – estimated to be 10,000 gal., 2 compartment concrete tank located near fire ring in front of house. Leach field is out near Rand Rd. at end of driveway. Solar – 48-volt system. 3 solar arrays on the hill which, by themselves, are over-adequate to keep the batteries charged, except after several days of no sun. Under those conditions the generator in the shed will auto-start & recharge the batteries & keep power flowing uninterruptedly. So, in general, there is more than adequate capacity of solar panels. The 16 deep cycle batteries were replaced 2 years ago with no-maintenance type (sealed) batteries. (1st set of batteries lasted 12 years.) The manual for the solar inverter is in the shed. Furnace – conventional propane FAU w/ 2 zone system, allowing heating of each floor independently. Rannai tankless water heater.Xtrordinair wood burning fireplace insert in Living rm. rated to heat 2500 s.f. Second free-standing wood burning stove on 1st floor.