This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home is designed to cut the cost of heating and cooling in half. The construction documents contain dozens of energy saving features that cost very little extra but will save enormous amounts of energy over the life of the home. Some of the energy saving features includes 2x6 exterior walls, modified raised plate to allow 12' of ceiling insulation, insulated doors and windows, duct work located to insure no heat loss or gain and a host of other features. The living room has sloped ceilings to the upper level which allows the upper level balcony to have a view of the living room below. The upper level balcony has built in book shelves for the students in the family. There are also built in book shelves in the living room. The kitchen is fully appointed and has an island with a raised bar, book shelves and a trash compactor. The adjacent utility room has a laundry sink and a large pantry. The master suite bath has an appliance garage, glass shower, whirlpool tub, private toilet and dual sink vanity. The master closet, with dual clothes rods, has 32" of hanging space. The dining room has a coffered ceiling and it is open to the kitchen and living room. The front and rear porches feature beamed ceilings with beaded board ceiling finish. The garage is a man's delight with a built-in work bench, tons of storage and a large future room above which includes a half bath. With large front and rear porches, this is an excellent home to sit and relax and leave your cares behind.