Where are Some of the Wealthy Solar Powered Homes Located?June 27, 2014
Finding some of the most incredible solar powered homes may seem hard. These homes might seem like something only the hippies and tree-huggers would live in, but some of the wealthiest people in the world have solar powered homes. Here are a few of the most amazing choices.
Kekaha, Hawaii – $1.25 million
This home covers nearly 2,500 square feet with three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. It runs completely on solar power and provides plenty of natural sunlight throughout the home.
Longbow Place – Larkspur, Colorado – $4.5 million
A 9,500 square foot home with a log cabin design, this home provides solar thermal panels and solar electric panels. The design also features wrap around insulation and the home features a pizza oven, an outside kitchen, a coffee bar, steam shower and even a floor-to-ceiling gas fireplace.
1525 Blue Jay Way, Southern California – $12.95 million
A home designed by Lori Dennis, this solar powered home features solar panels on the roof, geothermal heating and plenty of luxury features. Lori Dennis is the star of the HGTV show The Real Designing Women and specializes in green, high-end home design.
Villa Belvedere – San Francisco, California – $45 million
A waterfront home running on solar power, this 15,500 square foot home features nine bathrooms, six bedrooms, wrap around decks, a 50-foot gallery and plenty of other luxuries. The materials used were all non-toxic and green.
Villa – Mallorca, Spain – $77 million
The most expensive solar-powered home in the world is found in Spain. It has become a tourist attraction and is found on the Mediterranean Sea on one of the Balearic Islands. The home covers 6,450 square feet and provides five bedrooms, five bathrooms and a half bathroom. The home is powered by solar plates throughout.
Many other homes are solar powered and provide plenty of luxuries. No longer does a green house running on solar power have to be without luxury.