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Straw Bale House in Ohakune, Wanganui

Home Details

Land Area
1012 m2 m2
Building area
147m2 m2
Year built
4 bedroom(s), 2 bathroom(s)

The straw bale walls offer great insulation with an R value of 9.2

Well insulated floors R value of 2.4, insulated using 100% recycled plastic.

The entire house is double glazed and the windows use PVCU as a thermal break to reduce heat loss.

A unique opportunity exisit to own one of Ohakunes first straw bale homes. Finished to an exceptionally high standard using sustainable eco friendly products, it is naturally warm, requiring little other heating. Plastic joinery means no condensation or heat loss.

The interior has a modern decor and has many unique features: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 toilets, designer kitchen with stainless steel appliances and laundry/drying room & roomy lounge. The French doors from the open plan living area open onto a large deck which is private and sunny. A curved wall is a unique feature providing the shelter and privacy.

A large carport to the rear of the house also provides shelter from the elements.

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