Bliss, Idaho — Green Home For Sale

THE 3F RANCH is a secluded off grid custom built solar home/retreat on 46 acres located on the Snake River in southwestern Idaho. Artesian well (hot & cold), hay pastures, greenhouse & large garden, three ponds, fishing, bird & big game hunting.

Listing ID: 19354

  • Energy Efficient Home
  • Off the Grid
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Asking Price (USD) $1,995,000
Annual Property Tax $1,882
Annual Utility Cost $0
Home Area 3,276 sq ft
Bedrooms 2
Total Property Area 46 acres
Year Built 2007

Property Description

Home built by award winning builder owner. Footage includes a 420 sf basement where the mechanical room & storage is located. Mechanical includes a Trane variable speed propane furnace, humidifier, air filtration system, two 75 gal water heaters with recirc pump, water softener and Gould 1 1/2 hp variable speed well pump. A Pacific Energy wood stove is located in the living room. The finished 3 car garage has a Reznor unit heater (propane), three 1/2 hp openers w/remotes and custom cabinets. Windows are triple pane w/integral blinds. Insulation is R80 in ceiling, walls R25, floors R19 and stem walls R12. Radon system in crawl space with radon fans. Both bedroom suites have large bathrooms with custom alder cabinets, double vanities, walk-in shower, tile floors, and the master includes a soaking tub. Counter tops are limestone. Kitchen has granite counter tops, custom alder cabinets, Viking 36" refrig/freezer, Viking 36" gas oven/cooktop (6 burner) with 1200 cfm remote blower, Miele dishwasher, ISE 3/4 hp kitchen disposal, and reverse osmosis water purifier. East patio is 1260 sf of mostly covered outdoor space.
The domestic well is 240', 55+ gpm and an artesian well with hot(88 degrees) and cold(55 degrees) lines feed the 3 ponds and the garden/orchard/greenhouse area which is a 120' x 170' fenced area with auto watering system. Could heat/AC buildings if desired.
The solar system includes a Watson tracker with 16 175W solar panels, 14 150W fixed panels on roof of barn, Outback Power Systems controllers, inverters and Hub10 comm manager. Batteries(24) are 2V 3435 AMP Rolls/Surrett. The system is a 48 volt system and supplies 200 AMP service to the house and barn. Backup power is a 30KW Kohler propane generator. There is also a solar powered entry gate w/keypad and remotes.
Additional buildings include a 40 x 70 barn, 24 x 72 equip shed, 10 x 12 garden shed, 14 x 19 greenhouse and 20 x 20 artesian well pump house. Equipment included is a M7040 Kubota tractor, L2900 Kubota tractor, Komatso D20A dozer, Case 580 Super L extendable backhoe, John Deere X500 mower, 12' hay rake, IHC disk, 14' harrow bed, Rankin seed/fert spreader, 6 blade rotating tractor plow, New Holland 426 Baler, Hesston Model 1345 Windrower, John Deere 6 station seeder, PTO 6' rotary mower, PTO 4' rotary mower, Kubota 6' roto tiller, PTO 10" post hole auger, 3 point 8' tractor rake and 2 place 12' duck boat and boat trailer. Irrigation equipment include approx 350+ handlines, 32 water valves, 1 dragon filter, 1 Amiad filter for lawn system and numerous connectors, valves, plugs, etc. A handline pipe trailer also included. Excellent water rights for 31.8 acres which is gravity (no pump) with approx 60+ lbs pressure at dragon filter. Property is two parcels totaling 46 acres. Each parcel can have a main house, guest house, and agriculture buildings. Grass hay (19 tons 2nd cutting this year). On the grid power available..

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

No toxic materials used. No carpet. Super insulated.

Neighborhood Description

Located in a rural area zoned agricultural grazing preservation area. About 5 miles from Bliss, Idaho and 12 miles from Hagerman, Idaho.

Market Area

Located in the Hagerman/Bliss area (about 40 miles west of Twin Falls, Idaho) 90 miles east of Boise, Idaho.

School District



Rural, agriculture, grazing, etc.

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level

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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 Forced Air - Gas
Wood Stove
Cooling System Conventional Forced Air - A/C
Ventilation System Part of Heating System
Whole House Filtration HEPA filtration
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

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

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Wood - Solid
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Tile
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Fiberglass

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 3
Garage Area 1134 sqft

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