Skyfire at North Folk
Hunt TX Residence
Skyfire at North Folk is a retired couple’s 2200 sf dream home wedded to a spectacular cliff top site overlooking the Guadalupe River. Despite having a predominate view to the SW, the worst direction to face comfort & energy wise, careful design allowed this dilemma to remain an asset rather than becoming a liability. With energy bills and views the envy of their neighbors, an entry front porch with ample seating over-looks spectacular native landscaping and wildlife, plus a magnificent cliff side deck and a shading screened porch allow outdoor living to the fullest, while enjoying shaded long distance views of the river bend and countryside from inside too.
Having craftsman style interiors, the house is built using SIP’s panels for the walls and roofs to fulfill the architect’s insulated envelope design concept. Rain water harvesting systems provide 100% of the owners’ water needs, including landscaping and gardening, as there is no well or municipal connect-ion. When desired, the house is designed to easily accommodate a PV solar system that can supply 100% of their energy needs too.
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LEED-H Silver rated