Geodesic Dome Home in Franklin NC * 162 Snowy Knoll Franklin NC 28734
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 Geodesic Dome 162 Snowy Knoll Franklin NC Real Estate

Built in all types of climates, Timberline Geodesic Homes offer unmatched energy efficiency. Timberline Domes  use 30% less surface area to enclose the same amount of volume as a box type structure. This means there is less area for heat to escape or outside air to penetrate. In addition, the spherical shape of a geodesic dome provides for natural and efficient interior air circulation. The natural aerodynamics of the dome means that cold air blows around the home instead of hitting a flat wall and penetrating to the inside.

 

Timberline Geodesic Dome Home in Franklin NC!  Located at 162 Snowy Knoll, Franklin NC.  This is a gorgeous home in a beautiful setting. Tremendous long range mountain views and paved drive. Ceiling heights from 10' to 30', fantastic architectural moods in this Dome Home. Large rooms, Marble Gas Fireplace, Oak, Walnut, tile and carpet flooring. Granite countertops, re-circulating hot water. Large Media room downstairs for the good times! Electric Oven/ 40 inch Gas Cooktop. 900+feet of outside decking with views from the balcony of Heaven! This home in Franklin NC has a foundation built to CALIFORNIA EARTHQUAKE STANDARDS,Geodesic structures have shown themselves to endure through severe storms and earthquakes, due to the strength of their design. Geodesic domes have been used successfully for Antarctica radar towers with up to 200mph winds for over 25 years. Geodesic structures also increase options for placement on rugged, steep terrains. This home has a 30+ gallon a minute private well, recirculation hot water system, Marvin Integrity Window and Doors, Solid Oak and Walnut flooring, and Porcelian Tile. Gas Log fireplace wrapped in gorgeous marble, Top of the line Sears Kenmore Stainless steel Refrigerator and 40inch gas stovetop with dual fuel oven, HVAC units for the main floor and basement, Electric HVAC for 3rd floor and Gun turret area! Basement is plumbed for kitchen facilities if so desired. Foundation walls are POURED solid concrete and esthetically graced with beautiful stonework! This home has fantastic acoustic properties, all bath and laundry and bedroom areas are sound proofed to insure a peaceful and private family experience! Interior advantages of the dome include greater freedom of floor plan design, cathedral ceilings, evenness of light, heat, and sound distribution. Domes display superior light characteristics as spherical shapes tend to amplify light while rectangular shapes tend to absorb light; in many cases it is actually brighter inside a dome without any interior lights turned on than it is outside. Acoustical advantages include more even sound distribution and approximately 30% less outside noise infiltration. The 180 degree long range mountain views seen from the decks and windows of this Franklin NC Geodesic Dome Home will make you think you're in Heaven! This Geodesic Dome Home has natural interior lighting via multiple skylights... The Dome is located in the middle of over 9 acres of beautiful mountain land teeming with wildlife and graced with many different species of hardwood trees. The word BEAUTY falls short in describing this amazing property.  FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS "FAQ"

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