Jay Epstein, President/Developer/Builder of Health E Community Enterprises has created Virginia’s first Zero Energy Ready Home community at Walnut Farms in James City County/ Williamsburg VA
At Walnut Farm, there will be a collection of 75 homes all with front porches that will promote neighborly living and community interaction. Centrally located within a few blocks of grocery stores, I-64, the Outlet Mall, and an excellent public school system.
Homeowners will be able to build a customizable home, selecting from one of 13 models in two series, the Founder and River, as a base. Founder Series models range in square footage from 2,049 square feet to 2,809 square feet and $389,500 to $477,530.
The River Series models range in square footage from 2,300 square feet to 3,298 square feet. Prices range from $424,000 to $554,064,
The solar homes being built at Walnut Farm are engineered to be energy efficient utilizing green building products, value engineered construction, enhanced indoor air quality and solar power to help offset the electric utility cost for the heating, cooling, hot water heater, lights and appliances. You choose which level of efficiency is right for your family. Each home will come with a designated area on the roof that is prewired for solar panels. You have the option to choose solar now or later!
Walnut Farm is being developed by Jay Epstein, President/Developer/Builder of Health E Community Enterprises of Virginia Inc. and winner of the 2016, 2017, & 2018 Department of Energy Housing Innovation Award. Jay has joined forces with the U.S. Department of Energy and is building Virginia’s first Zero Energy Ready Home community,
Walnut Farm’s homes will be based on a proven building design that has been around for years and incorporating new building products that make the home achieve ultra-energy efficiency with a HERS score below 54 before incorporating the Photovoltaic (PV) system to achieve a HERS score as low as ZERO!
Walnut Farm’s Restaurant/ Community Area
This house is in the process of being restored and will be the local restaurant in the neighborhood. This house will also have a designated room for HOA meetings or community gatherings.
THE MODELS at Walnut Farm
The Archer – 2049 SQ. FT. – Sales Price $389,500
The Randolph – 2,616 SQ. FT. – Sales Price $452,568
The Burwell – 2,784 SQ. FT. – Sales Price $473,280
The Saunders – 2,794 SQ. FT. – Sales Price $474,980
The Warner – 2,809 SQ. FT. – Sales Price $477,530
The River series has traditional garages and driveways facing the street. All homes include a generous front porch and a side entry to optimize internal efficiency and flow. Homes can be customized and no two homes will be alike.
River Series Models
The Chesapeake – 2,300 SQ. FT. – Sales Price $424,000
The James – 2,451 SQ. FT. – Sales Price $453,435
The Elizabeth – 2,782 SQ. FT. – Sales Price $480,440
The Potomac – 2,782 SQ. FT. – Sales Price $492,940
The Rappahannock – 2994 SQ. FT. – Sales Price $502,992
The York Plan – 3298 SQ. FT. – Sales Price $554,064
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