Apache Junction (Mesa), Arizona — Green Home For Sale

Truly one of the most affordable Custom Homes in AZ & Metro Phoenix. An amazing Straw Bale constructed home, is Cutting Edge & Timeless. 3 Bedroom, bath (configured as 2.5), Lots of Warm Designer Touches & Views in all rooms. Pristine Desert Acreage

Listing ID: 19799

  • Sustainable Home
  • Straw bale

Asking Price (USD) $824,800
Annual Property Tax $2,248
Annual Utility Cost $1,700
Home Area 2,982 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Total Property Area 5.6 acres
Year Built 2002

Property Description

This is truly one of the most affordable Custom Homes in the east valley of Metro Phoenix. This is an amazing Straw Bale constructed home & was probably one of the first to be constructed in the state. This home looks almost like it did when I first saw it back in 2003. The maintenance is impeccable & easy to schedule & for 1 person to do with minimal effort. More photos to come in next day or two so please watch for them. This is a property with a very functional horse set up that is truly easy for the horse & rider as well as caretaker. This home is a must see & will not disappoint. Please see the Supplemental Document for considerable details outlined for your consideration. Also two other documents 1) How Straw Bale Houses Work & a Statement of Straw Bale homes from the owner. Home has incredible assets that equate to easy living & value for many years to come. A Snapshot for you of the property, 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths {really nice – special - master bath}, expansive gallery entry, great living, large kitchen, widow view dining, actually most every room has a view including the pantries, 2 walk-in (& room to dance {almost}) pantries, interior greenhouse room, a Victorian room, washer & dryer salon. Behind the wall is the grass court yard in front with Koi pond, off the back is the covered patio with BBQ overlooking pool & then the entire Southeast Valley. Exceptional & truly very special on one of the last 5.67 +- acre parcels in the East Mesa Area with phenomenal views in all directions. Arrange to see this property as soon as you can. It is very special.

This property has been built and designed to be as low maintenance as possible from all aspects - Systems, functionality, access, flow - it has it all for your ease of operation of the property so you can do what is needed and spend most if not all of your time enjoying this most unique property.

Property Zoned Maricopa County Rural-43 = 1 residence per 43,560 SF of Land (1 acre).

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Constructed of Straw Bales (House and Garage), Dual Pane Windows, On Site Water Well. Annual electrical costs is very Low. Pool operation in area runs about $100 per month on average year around. Therefore Utility costs to operate the house will be less some value for pool operation purposes herein say by Approximately $800-$1,200'ish.

Neighborhood Description

High Sonoran Desert, Desert Foothills, 360 Degree View, In are of larger homes on acreage (1 Acre minimum - 43,560 Sq/Ft), Zoned Residential 1 house Per Acre of land, Lots of wild life. Property situated in Maricopa County island,

Market Area

Mesa, Arizona - East Valley Area at County Line. Mesa 3rd Larges city in State, 2nd largest in terms of land area. Largest Suburb of Phoenix (State Capitol). Easy access to all Life amenities and recreation.

School District

Mesa Unified Public Schools, http://www.mpsaz.org/parents/choice/?ref=fa


Two communities, to the West Maricopa County and Mesa, Arizona along with other communities. And to the East is Pinal County and the City of Apache Junction, Arizona

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


Building Details

Air Quality

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

Interior Environment

Heating System Forced Air - Heat Pump
Cooling System Conventional Heat Pump
Ventilation System Part of Cooling System
Part of Heating System
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Straw bale
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Cement Plaster
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Concrete
Wood - Laminated
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Fiberglass

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 900 sqft