1292 Wade Road, Garberville, CA 95542

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Escape to sustainable off grid living! Perched on an open meadow with stunning views of Bear Butte and the sunset, this 1500 sq ft geodesic dome is a perfect retreat or year round home. Dual powered with electrical, ready to expand to meet your power needs; solar system and seasonal hydro power from Dean Creek, which runs through the property. A Kohler 7k generator provides your energy backup. Grow your own fruits and veggies in the fenced garden and established orchard; apples, grapes, and Asian pears. There is over 8000 gallons of dedicated water storage on the property. Additional water available via 1000 gal/day deeded water in shared system. Step up on the wrap around deck and take one of the 6 sliding glass doors into the dome. Inside all the sliders and high domed ceiling give the space a much larger feel than the measurements reveal. The walls and ceiling of the dome are tongue in groove knotty pine giving a light, natural and warm feel, the entire floor of the dome is large tiles. The open floor plan features the living room, with a top quality Avalon stove that is more than enough to warm the space. The adjoining dining room and kitchen face south west for incredible long range sunset views for dinner every night. The dining room leads out to a larger deck area with a charming pergola for shady summer afternoons. Back inside the efficient kitchen has a center island and a reach through bar. Just beyond the reach through is a half bath, then the primary bedroom. Continuing through the bedroom you are back into the living room area. Upstairs there is a loft bedroom that overlooks the living and dining room below it. It has built in book shelves all around, its own windows on each facet of the dome, plus its own dedicated half bath. Take the spiral staircase down stairs through the dining room and into the sun room. This space is great as a playroom, crafting, art or music room. It has typical 8ft ceilings with pantry and laundry closets. Beyond the sun room is a shower room like nothing you have ever seen! The large walk in shower has dual shower heads, a sink, mirrors on two walls, and a deep claw foot tub that can be filled to the brim. The adjoining secret garden is the perfect private retreat for sun bathing or just relaxing with a good book. Take yourself to your own private spa everyday with these two luxurious additional spaces. Looking for a family retreat? No problem, this home has slept 8 people, for family holiday gatherings, by utilizing the trundle day bed in the spacious living room. The 22 acres is the perfect balance of woods, meadows, hill top vistas and creek bottom oasis. Harvest your own fire wood. Expand the garden. Explore seasonal Dean Creek to expand your seasonal hydro power. Grow your own organic medicine. The detached 1 car garage has enough space for a car and a respectable workshop area. This also serves as the mechanical room for the solar and hydro systems. Being off the grid doesn't mean you have to go without internet and cable tv. Internet is available from both local and outside the area providers and satellite TV is available. Work from home and only leave your getaway for the 20 minutes to town. The perfect balance of convenience and true rural living. The current owner has lived year round in this rural retreat for the past 20 years, managing the energy, water and heating systems herself, with only occasional assistance from professionals. If you dream of living off the grid, yet close to town, surrounded by natural beauty everyday, look no further.

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2 Story, One Story
Hills, Valley
Cement Composite
Composition Shingle
Wood Frame
Exterior Features
Garden Area, Porch
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Valley View
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Shared, Spring

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