Joel K. Schantz, CRB, Qualifying Broker
Taos, New Mexico Real Estate
575.758.1924 or 800.530.8899


Mindful Mountain Majesty!! Nurture your creative spirit and live sustainably on this 30-acre artist’s estate featuring a 5,000+ sq. ft. passive solar home. Gorgeous forested location at 8,000' elevation, matched only by the thoughtful design and construction. Master bedroom suite, country kitchen, large upstairs, 2.5 baths, studio, second bedroom/guest quarters and solar greenhouse. Dream big with western views of the Pecos Wilderness and Cerro Pedernal. Retreat to the serenity and bounty of this private compound. Enjoy the outdoors. Grow your own food year-round. Hike or horseback ride right from your back door. Put the sun to work with Southern orientation and trombe walls. Main house constructed of pumicecrete, straw bale and adobe. The studio, second bedroom/guest quarters and solar greenhouse are built of recycled RASTRA blocks. The home is grid tied with PV electrical power and offers a 100% off-grid option. 575 ft. deep well, rainwater harvesting and 9,600 gallons of buried cisterns provide fresh water and grey water. Passive solar preheats domestic hot water. Careful Forestry Management for fire protection over many years, meeting USFS standards. Firebreaks around homestead. Comprised of 3 surveyed parcels, further divisions possible. 20 minutes to Taos Ski Valley, 25 minutes to Town of Taos.

Price: $1,800,000

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MLS: 102104
Area: North - VALDEZ NORTH (49B)
Listing Status: New
Acres: 30
Bedrooms: 1 / Bathrooms: 1