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Dream Home: Life Without The Electric Bill

Dream Home: Life Without The Electric Bill

Luxury comes in many forms these days, in some cases it is the luxury of time or of ease, but certainly not having to pay an electric bill is a form of luxury. This charming mid-century home in Houston’s Lynn Park area has a powerful lure that goes beyond its classic style. The five-bedroom home in the inner loop was featured on the Hi-Tech Texan radio show for having negative energy bills received from the electric company.


The foyer’s chrome light fixture has LED lights, a common theme found within the home.  The home’s energy efficiency was made possible by six kW solar panels, a radiant barrier, LED lighting and low-E windows.


The home has maintained its original good looks and refinished oak floors connect the foyer, living room, and dining room into one fluid space. 


The home’s sunny exterior is mirrored by the eat-in kitchen with a breakfast area. Recent upgrades to the kitchen include the LG electric glass cooktop and oven, Bosch dishwasher, double pane NT windows and LED lighting. The kitchen also leads directly out to the backyard which can also be reached via the adjacent family room. The home’s first floor three bedrooms can be reached via a single hallway. 


The upstairs includes a large additional space with plenty of room to sprawl out. There are also two additional bedrooms and a utility room upstairs. The massive live oak in the front yard provides shade and the homeowner protected the home’s foundation by installing a root barrier to help prevent structural movement.

This home is listed for $895,000 by Heritage Texas Properties and is showcased on Luxury Portfolio.



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