Bisbee, Arizona — Green Home For Sale

Beautiful CAVE HOME with guest house and outbuildings on 37 acres just outside Bisbee, Arizona. This home isn't just a home, it is a way of life. Seasonal pools on creek. Sq. footage includes 2,980 (cave house) + 2,882 (guest house & outbuildings).

Listing ID: 18195

  • Green Home
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Asking Price (USD) $987,000
Annual Property Tax $1,642
Annual Utility Cost $1,320
Home Area 2,980 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Total Property Area 37 acres
Year Built 1985

Property Description

Tucked away in a canyon in the Mule Mountains just outside of Bisbee, Arizona this fantastic property offers a unique cave house in a wonderful natural setting. At 5300' elevation the cave house, guest house, and various outbuildings make an ideal retreat. A natural creek flows through the property and has lovely swimming pools with rock patios. The area attracts birders from around the world and is perfect for wildlife viewing. Chulo, another word for coatimundi have been viewed on the property. The land, approximately 37 acres, is home to over 79 species of birds, 113 species of butterflies, ringtail cats, foxes, skunks, deer, squirrels, lizards, frogs and snakes just to name a few.
Some of the blanks on this web site are filled in that include information for both the cave house and guest house. Bedroom in cave is a loft area.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

This unique CAVE HOME has a year round supply of mountain water. There are no heating or cooling bills and no water bills. The home is passive solar with thermal (land mass) temperature control. 2 new solar hot water heaters on guest house on laundry-office building.

Neighborhood Description

This beautiful property is six miles from Old Bisbee, (Arizona) in a mountain canyon on a tributary to the San Pedro River which is in the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area. Eighteen miles to Tomstone. Twenty miles to Sierra Vista, Arizona.

Market Area

Nestled in the mile-high Mule Mountains of southern Arizona, Bisbee has maintained an Old World charm seldom found anywhere in the United States.

The fine collection of well-preserved turn of the century Victorian structures are full of old west history and copper mining lore. Old miners' boarding houses have been refurbished into many charming small bed and breakfast establishments, of which no two are alike.
Former saloons are now quaint shops, antique stores or art galleries, cafes, rest

School District



Today Bisbee has evolved into an attractive artist colony and retirement community known for it's relaxed quality of life. 92 miles (148 km) southeast of Tucson.Population 5,575. Bisbee was founded as a copper, gold, and silver mining town in 1880. In 1929, the county seat was moved from Tombstone to Bisbee.
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Building Details

Air Quality

Agriculture in Area Yes
Industry in Area No
Air Pollution in Area No
Pesticide Free Yes
Fragrance Free Yes
Cleaned with Green Products Yes

Interior Environment

Heating System Geothermal
Solar - Passive
Cooling System Geothermal
Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Hybrid
Municipal Energy
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Rain Water Collection
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Masonry/Concrete
Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Shingles - Wood
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Carpet
Roof Material Earth
Window Material Metal Dual Glazed
Metal Single Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Carport Detached
Number of Cars 4
Garage Area 1008 sqft

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Contact Information

Jean Noreen Bisbee Realty Inc.

P.O. Box AX
Bisbee, AZ 85603 US
Telephone: (520) 249-5301

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