A 1912 Home With a Net-Zero Retrofit Seeks $1.8M in British Columbia

Turn-of-the-century details meet next-gen technologies in this charming dwelling designed to produce more energy than it consumes.
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Location: 2654 Fernwood Road, Victoria, British Columbia 

Price: $1,850,000

Year Built: 1912

Footprint: 2,084 square feet (three bedrooms, two baths)

From the agent: "Built in 1912, 2654 Fernwood Road is an anomaly. The home reimagined by Scott & Scott Architects of Vancouver received a complete net-zero retrofit by Frontera Homes. This is an all-electric home. All of the mechanical systems, insulation, roof, windows, plumbing, electrical service, and wiring are new, including a dual-zone Mitsubishi heat pump, Rheem heat pump water heater, Zender HRV, Stûv low-emission wood stove, Veridian solar panel system, and triple-pane Loewen windows. The house generates 110% of the power it uses—putting energy back into the grid."

The home’s blue-painted facade pops against the crisp white exterior trim.

Natural light pours inside thanks to large windows that span the main living areas.

The kitchen offers high ceilings, all-new appliances, wraparound counters, and open shelving.

A peek at one of the home’s three bedrooms.

Another bedroom is located on the upper level, where the home’s original post-and-beam structure is on display.

2654 Fernwood Road in Victoria, British Columbia, is currently listed for $1,850,000 by Richard G. Acomba M Ed.

Read more about the home’s history , renovation, and performance on the property’s website.


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