The First All-Electric, Zero Energy Ready Neighborhood in Durango, CO
Welcome to Rosemary Lane! These homes combine leading building science and innovative designs to produce a superior place to call home. They are healthy, energy producing homes with attached ADUs. And they are 1-mile from downtown Durango!
MOUNTAIN SETTING, IN TOWN!
Located just a mile from Main Avenue, Rosemary Lane is a small neighborhood of 16 homes perched above Lightner Creek in the foothills of Perins Peak. The setting is private and scenic. It is the ideal location to enjoy the mountain lifestyle of Durango and participate in the thriving community in town. Here you can walk or bike to trails, parks, work, restaurants and much more.
Designed by the local award-winning architecture firm Reynolds Ash + Associates, Rosemary Lane features a modern-rustic design and offers two distinct house plans ranging in size from 1,879 sq. ft. to 2,274 sq. ft. Both are designed to host friends and family visiting for an extended stay with generous great rooms, large kitchens, 3-4 bedrooms, and plenty of parking.
Each home at Rosemary Lane has a flexible ground floor space that will be finished as an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) with a private, separate entrance. ADUs offer incredible flexibility and financial security for homeowners. The ADU can be used as a home office, family room, bedroom with an ensuite bathroom, or as a separate living unit that can be rented out. The required permit to rent out the unit has been preapproved by the City.
Sutter Homes is committed to offering an energy efficient and healthy home that saves its owners thousands of dollars, protects your health, and lasts much longer than standard homes. Each home has three different rooftop photovoltaic system options, and the homes are being built to obtain the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready certification. This highly respected certification ensures that the homes attain stringent standards for air quality, energy efficiency, and water efficiency – resulting in the lowest utility bills possible.
Buying a Sutter Home at Rosemary Lane is a rare value proposition in today’s housing market. There is the ADU, which could be rented to offset 30% or more of the monthly mortgage payment. There is the investment in energy efficiency and the photovoltaic system – imagine pre-paying your electric bill for the next 30 years. Another feature of Rosemary Lane is that homeowners pay the standard mill levy property tax, because the City maintains the street and utilities – there are no metro district fees or high HOA dues that can add many $1000s in annual property costs in other new home communities. Plus there is more – like tax credits available to buyers in the 2022 Clean Energy Bill (i.e., Inflation Reduction Act)!
With a private park, savings on energy from having a healthy home and hiking trails just minutes away, Rosemary Lane offers every quality of mountain-modern living that you have been searching for. Sutter Homes is starting construction in 2023 and taking reservation agreements on Phase I homes.