Las Cruces, New Mexico — Green Home For Sale

*** LIMITED TIME BUYER INCENTIVES *** Solar Home with Gray Water system, million dollar Mountain views.


Listing ID: 19388


  • Accessible Home
  • Green Home
  • Healthy Home
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Asking Price (USD) $489,500
Annual Property Tax $2,752
Annual Utility Cost $1,200
Home Area 1,800 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 10890 sq ft
Year Built 2010

Property Description

Exterior classic Southwestern, while the interior is sleek and modern. Custom home provides easy living in light and airy great room styled floor plan. No wasted space in this 1800 sf, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Designed with storage in mind. Large picture windows and glass doors providing unobstructed views of the Organ mountains from most rooms. Volume ceilings throughout. Covered and screened in patio with ceiling fans for cool & pest-free outdoor living.

Master bedroom has sliding door to patio, pictured with King size bed. Master bath features large shower with tiled pebble floor and wall detail. Master Closet has two full walls of hanging space as well as built in his/her wall of drawers and shelves. Split bedroom plan offers privacy for guests. Guest bedroom pictured with Queen size bed, has same depth ceiling detail as Master. Guest bath features large Kohler Expanse bathtub. Third bedroom ideal for den/office. This bedroom features a full room wrap around shelf with rope lighting.

Don't let this galley kitchen fool you ... it is loaded with storage and ample counter space. GE Profile appliances and sink with R/O faucet. Counter is deep green marble. Never miss a minute with family or guests as this kitchen was built for entertaining. Kitchen flows into dining area large enough to accommodate seating for eight.

Utility room includes utility sink, spacious pantry and full size closet.

Inviting back/side yards large enough to accommodate volley ball, pool, or other activity based equipment. Outdoor space appears to go on forever with unobstructed mountain views. Minutes to highway, hospital, shopping, university, and WSMR. Ideally sized for those starting out or those looking to downsize.

Custom cabinetry throughout. Premium wiring includes whole house alarm with dual locations on each window/door; TV, stereo and speakers wired for surround sound; and cable/internet access in 4 locations.

Loads of storage throughout. All closets have double shelves that maximize storage by taking advantage of the ceiling heights. Closets interiors are white to enhance lighting and clothing viewing. Fully finished oversized Garage.

Seller willing to consider property trade in Northern NM.
W/D, 55" 3-D TV, and select furnishings negotiable.

BUYER INCENTIVE
* Close by February 2014 and seller will pay 2014 real estate taxes.
* Close by March 2014 and seller will pay 2014 HOA dues.


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

National Green Building Certified SILVER level. Home has met GOLD and EMERALD levels for Resource Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Indoor Air Quality, and Operation, Maintenance & Building Owner Education.

Solar panels on roof provide homes electricity at $ZERO over the course of a year, electric utility costs of $1200/year is an estimate based on expected higher usage rates for a family of four. Additional solar panels could be added.

Gray water system provides water for landscaping. Best of both worlds combined in dual plumbing systems. If chemicals must be used for some reason, they can be disposed via the kitchen or utility sinks which are not plumbed to the gray water but to the municipal sewer.

Solid spray foam insulation cannot be infested by insects, and will not grow mold or need to be removed in highly unlikely case of water damage.

Kinetico Soft Water removes more impurities with lower lifetime costs. Non-electric operation powered by the force of the water. Full details at: www.kinetico.com

On-Demand Hot Water. Heats water ONLY when it is needed. Located centrally in Guest bathroom.

Low flow Kohler Persuade comfort height toilets and low-flow faucets throughout.

City of Las Cruces utilities include water, sewer, and recycling/garbage pick-up for approximately $50/month.

Built to ADA standards. No steps into the home. Wide doorways to accommodate walkers/wheelchairs. Master shower and Guest bath have reinforced walls ready for grab bar installation.

Hunter Douglas top-down-bottom-up blinds on all windows/doors Duette® Architella® honeycomb shades, can reduce heat transfer at the window by up to 50%, which further reduce heating and cooling costs.


Neighborhood Description

The Pueblos at Alameda Ranch is a gated zero-lot line community on the Northeast side of Las Cruces. HOA is $500/year. Currently supports one community pool with another pool and clubhouse planned.


Market Area

Las Cruces (Spanish for City of the Crosses) is a valley city surrounded by mountains; much like a young Phoenix, AZ. Area is poised to overtake Albuquerque as the economic center of the state.

Activities include Pan Am Center, many galleries, museums, festivals, and fine dining. The area also serves as backdrop in many movies and TV series, most recently home to the production of the "Transformers" trilogy.

Population 97,618 according to the 2010 Census, 2nd largest city in NM.


School District

Las Cruces Public School District
St. Mary's Catholic High School
Several Advanced High Schools
Dona Ana Community College
New Mexico State University


Community

Pueblos at Alameda Ranch HOA (www.thepueblos.org)


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level


Location of Home or Land

Suburban


Elevation of Home

Mountain


Building Details

Air Quality

Agriculture in Area No
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 - Electric
Solar - Active
Cooling System Conventional Forced Air - A/C
Ventilation System Whole House Fan
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Municipal
Wastewater System Municipal

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Carpet
Tile
Roof Material Flat
Window Material Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
Insulation Material Urethane Foam

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 0 sqft