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169 Ghost Elk Ct, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

$210 000

  • Property type : Single Family Home

  • beds: 2 bed

  • baths: 1 bath

  • Property size: 1200 sqft

  • Building year: 1995

  • Views: 116

  • Status: Active

  • Eco Features: Straw bale, Solar, Wind, Pre-wired for PV Solar, Passive Heating/ Cooling, Rain Water Collection System, Toilet: composting, Water Source: Well


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Single Family Home for sale

For sale off the grid with one flip of the switch home in the 81147 zip code, surrounded by the 1.8 million acre San Juan National Forest. Solar home on 5 acres. Live a self sufficient lifestyle in a carefully designed, unique handcrafted home with mountain vistas on five acres of south facing,gentle sloped land, with the San Juan National Forest just minutes away. The home is located 8 miles from downtown Pagosa Springs, Colorado with its world famous mineral hot springs. This green home is close to self sustaining with passive solar design, 16 thick walls with straw bale construction, an easy-to-manage hybrid WIND/SOLAR system with battery back-up.Details like flagstone and tile floors, custom log staircase, aspen ceiling, niches, claw foot bathtub and stained glass create a beautiful, cozy aesthetic. Included with the home and property are 6 raised bed gardens, aspen trees, a greenhouse, 2 outbuildings and a steel 2-car carport. Well regarded retreat area in Joel Skousen's Strategic Relocation: North American Guide To Safe Places. Solar pays most of electric bill when on grid, array wired to run electricity for the house excluding the hot water heater and oven to preserve the batteries. Water well recently dug producing greater than 60 gallons per minute. The water from the well goes to an 1800 gallon cistern to air out some sulfur content, then into the house. Two above ground cisterns that catch rain water. House is constructed of stucco and hay bales to maintain temperature, metal roof, windows, stone floor and walls designed for passive solar heat. Roof configured to catch rain water and fill two above ground cisterns. Entrance into the house via coat room that contains the solar inverter, large gun safe, upright refrigerator and one year old extra large chest freezer. Open design throughout, one year old Kitchen Queen 480 wood cook stove not seen in pictures (http://www.woodstoves.net/cookstoves/kitchenqueen.htm), with water heating element to provide hot water when fully off grid. Appliances that come with home, electric stove, energy efficient refrigerator x2, large energy efficient chest freezer, gun safe,wood cook stove and washing machine/dryer. Composting toilet,in May septic system will be in place, replacing the composting toilet. Storage/ bed room with washer and dryer. This house with its own power, water and efficient construction to provide self sufficiency and Green footprint. Very beautiful area, lots of outdoor things in the summer, Wolf Creek Ski area in the winter ect. Winters haven't been bad, its dry and very sunny, during the day in January and February of last year the sun would heat the house into the 60's, Thanks for your interest.Additional property info: http://www.forsalebyowner.com/listing/2-bed-Single-Family-home-for-sale-by-owner-169-Ghost-Elk-Ct-81147/23986150?provider_id=28079

Overview

Property size:

1200 sq.f.

Bedrooms:

2

Bathrooms:

1

Garages:

2

Living area size:

1200

Building year:

1995

Appliances:

Refrigerator, Washing machine, Dryer - Electric, Energy Star Rated Appliances, Stove- Electric

Home Features:

Garden

Types of Eco Homes:

Straw bale

Energy sources:

Solar, Wind, Pre-wired for PV Solar

Heating/Cooling:

Passive Heating/ Cooling

Water Efficiency:

Toilet: composting, Rain Water Collection System, Water Source: Well

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$210 000

  • Property type : Single Family Home

  • beds: 2 bed

  • baths: 1 bath

  • Property size: 1200 sqft

  • Building year: 1995

  • Views: 116

  • Status: Active

  • Eco Features: Straw bale, Solar, Wind, Pre-wired for PV Solar, Passive Heating/ Cooling, Rain Water Collection System, Toilet: composting, Water Source: Well

  • Healthier through features like improved air and water quality, ventilation...
    Unconventional by design, structure, materials or size.
    Renewable energy used like solar, wind, geothermal.
    Cost saving features like lower utility costs and ownership costs.
    Natural materials, systems, or features.

  • VivaGreen Score

Listing provided by

Property Owner,
Private person
About us:

http://www.forsalebyowner.com/listing/2-bed-Single-F...

Location:

Created: 2014-04-28
Updated: 2018-04-12
ID ref# 85