Pittsburgh Green Solar Home

Pittsburgh Green Solar Home » Landscaping and Interior / exterior design

Pittsburgh Green Solar Home Landscaping and Interior / exterior design

Trails are maintained for hiking, hunting, horseback riding and wood hauling.


A variegated natural habitat with micro-climates provides food and cover for butterflies, birds, and other fauna.


Water from roof flows through two ponds: one decorative lily pond and one over 50 feet long for fish.


Grounds curtained by spruce and hemlock.  Curtain-free windows merge outdoor landscaping with interior materials and design.


Bedrooms, each with a window, run along north and west side of open living area.


Spiral staircase provides access to loft as an attractive haunt and play house for children (penthouse for adults).


Dark Mediterranean-style clay tile, probably the last American hand-made tile made from kiln in Westerville, OH (ordered through the historic Pearson Brick Company in New Castle).


Creature comforts include owner-designed sauna and heated/cooled sunroom with propane-heated lap pool. A Japanese soak tub completes the master bedroom.  A Shoji screen accommodates any need for master bedroom privacy.

Simply Stated:

  • sun delivered heat
  • winter long sauna
  • swim all year
  • green and solar
  • earth-sheltered retreat
  • evokes Fallingwater images
  • eco-friendly living
  • reduced carbon footprint
  • Japanese soak tub
  • Easy interstate access


Simply Stated:

• sun delivered heat.

• winter long sauna

• swim all year


House Site:

6.17 Acres site with outcroppings and boulders from last glacier (it stopped just south at Moraine State Park)...


Transportation and Population Centers

• Slippery Rock University--3.5 miles

• Prime Outlets (I-79, London)--14 miles

• Slippery Rock I-79 Exit 105--7 miles.

• Pittsburgh downtown--55 miles


For information and tour contact please call: 317-409-8171
Or email to: Lcobb3938@aol.com