Jefferson, Colorado — Green Home For Sale

Off grid solid log home on 40 acres of meadow and forest horse property is ideal for Survivalists, Preppers, Self-reliant folks, commuters, vacation home, or ? Lots of possible uses.

Listing ID: 19643

  • Sustainable Home
  • Off the Grid
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Asking Price (USD) $375,000
Annual Property Tax $1,350
Annual Utility Cost $600
Home Area 1,400 sq ft
Bedrooms 2
Total Property Area 40.8 acres
Year Built 1994

Property Description

This is a solid log Swedish cope home on 40+ acres that is entirely off-grid and powered by 16 solar photovoltaic panels, computerized inverter, 16 BRAND NEW batteries and wind mill. Power is available right across the road if you desire to tie in and sell back electricity to the Power company. Property is completely fenced and set up for horses with corral,pens, hitching posts and a large round pen. Pike National Forest is adjacent to the neighbors property and offers endless riding opportunities.Other features include:
*excellent well and hard to find back up hand pump newly installed
*Septic with 2 leech fields
*Propane 50 gal hot water heater
*Open living area with ceiling fan
*Tongue in groove ceilings
*Large deck and covered porch
*Loft bedroom with 12 foot window looking out at magnificent sunsets over the Continental Divide
*Guest bedroom with adjoining half bath and propane heat stove
*Jetted tub with Roman faucet
*Solid granite counters in kitchen
*Oak cabinets with underneath recessed lighting and pull out shelves
*Stainless appliances including Viking convection range, full size refrigerator
*Newer metal roof and gutters
*Back up gas generator in separate shed with concrete floor,electric and storage loft
*Large walk in pantry
*Ceramic tile floors
*Cedar lined closet
*Post Rock 9-11 Memorial and Flagpole
*Satellite service for cell phones,Internet, & television Land line available also
*500 gal propane tank for the house 250 gal tank for horse water tank. OWNED not rented. These will convey.
*Heated 500 gallon horse water tank
*Resident elk herd, antelope,coyote,badger,bear and mountain lion
*One full time neighbor out of sight line, next neighbor is one mile away
*Plenty of wildflowers, Bristlecone pine, aspen and conifer trees
*Many arrowheads, shards,and Indian artifacts have been found on the property
*Defensible perimeter

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Home was built from standing dead timber, is completely off grid and self sustaining using solar and wind power. Good well water is utilized for household and horses.

Neighborhood Description

Rocker 7 Ranches is partially developed subdivision of 35-60 acre lots. Some homes are off grid while others are connected to power. Only 5-6 families live there year around. Horses are permitted and trails are close by in Pike National Forest.

Market Area

The small town of Jefferson, a former gold mining community, is 3 miles down the road located on State Highway 285.There is a Country Store, a General Mercantile gas, cafés, Community Center, 2 churches, real estate office, and a 24 hour access Post Office.It is 63 miles to Denver, and 45 minutes to skiing in Breckenridge.

School District

Park County RE2 schools offer preschool, elementary, middle and high school in Fairplay. The school bus picks up students at the Country Store in Jefferson. School is on a four day a week schedule.


South Park has a great history of Mountain Man Rendezvous, gold mining, railroading and Native Ute, Arapahoe and Shoshone tribes. Today it is known for outstanding fishing, camping,and elk, deer and antelope hunting. There are still many large cattle ranches interspersed with full time residents and vacation homes. Skiing is 45 min away in Breckenridge. White water rafting is 50 min away in Buena Vista or Salida.

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Split Level

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


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 Other
Wood Stove
Cooling System Other
Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Off the Grid
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Other
Exterior Finish Other
Interior Finish Wood - Solid
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Carpet
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Metal Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 400 sqft

Contact Information

Anita Noel

P.O. Box1066
Bailey, CO 80421 US
Telephone: (719) 838-0793

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