On the Market: An Eco-Friendly Colonial in Scarsdale

Photos courtesy of Kamal Mistry

This secluded Westchester home combines relaxation and efficiency with environmental features that maximize space and promote sustainability.

Built by the current owners in 2012, this residence includes six bedrooms, four baths, and occupies one flat square acre, an idyllic colonial façade that belies a host of energy-efficient and cost-saving features built into every inch.

Location: 230 Glendale Road

Asking Price: $2,195,000; Est. Taxes: $43,242

Description: At first sight, this craftsman-built home welcomes you with a wrap-around porch, a near-private yard with a vegetable garden, and wood siding shingles that radiate warmth and comfort. Enhanced with natural lighting, the interior of the residence includes décor and colors that create a cozy and intimate environment. The 5,734-square-foot property is located on a private street and features an exercise room, a high-ceiling family room, and an unfinished basement that can be transformed into a home theater, wine cellar, or playroom.

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The home also contains unique sustainable features including solar panels, radiant floor heating, and roof-mounted light tubes that are economical and reduce energy costs while funneling natural light into even windowless rooms. It also includes natural, renewable materials such as salvaged oak doors and Eastern white pine shingles.

Selling points: Eco-friendly, energy-efficient, renewable materials, three-car garage, high ceilings, spacious