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Eco Three: Living Big While Living Practically

The Eco Three is our most spacious model, yet designed for practical use. It lives large without seeming too pretentious. This is innovative homebuilding in Chicago at its finest. Energy efficient home plans with enough intentional space to be smartly designed, the Eco Three showcases how green architecture can be done to scale with the size of your family, your dream, and your forever home.

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FEATURES:

  • 3,200 square feet of incredible luxury
  • Energy efficient, four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, with an open first floor plan perfect for living and entertaining
  • Private, spacious owners’ suite with attached bathroom and walk-in closet, and second floor laundry
  • Option for finished basement with open space for a family room, game room, or home gym, plus an additional bedroom and bathroom that could act like guest quarters
  • Main floor flex space to be used as a study, formal sitting area, library, or guest suite with private bathroom
  • Dinette off the kitchen plus a mudroom with built-ins
  • Large, welcoming covered front porch and rear deck for quiet privacy
  • Detached double garage with optional 200 square-foot remote office space or hobby room
  • Solar ready with the option for integrated solar panels and electric car charging station
  • Zero Energy Ready Home is built to LEED for Homes Gold level standards
  • Certified Energy Star for Homes and Indoor Air PLUS
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