Willcox, Arizona — Green Home For Sale

Go Green with an Authenic Passive Solar Adobe Home. 2BR, 2Bath, 1500 SF of new custom construction on 10 acres. Panoramic views of mountains & high desert in Arizona.

Listing ID: 18999

  • Green Home
  • Adobe

Asking Price (USD) $225,000
Annual Property Tax $500
Annual Utility Cost $1,000
Home Area 1,500 sq ft
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 10 acres
Year Built 2010

Property Description

Go green with this beautiful passive solar authenic adobe home. This newly constructed custom home is constructed of stabilized 16"x12"x4" adobe block, covered with stucco inside and out. This home is located on 10 acres with a panoramic view of the moutains and high desert. The home is unique with its tonge-and-groove wood ceiling and beautiful vigas and beams. All floors are ceramic satillo-look or wood-look. The bath showers are hand-made, hand-painted mexican tile with custom features like a vessel sink on a mexican vanity in the hall bath and custom rustic shelving in the master bath. All rooms are large. The hallway and kitchen island are exposed adobe. The kitchen has oak cabinets, tiled countertops and backsplace. Copper accents throughout the house, including the "old exposed industrial look". The home has a gas fireplace and central evaporative cooling which you will rarely used due to the high efficiency of the passive solar, adobe block and elastomeric roof. Water is provided by a 400' private well and septic tank. There is a 24'x16' detached garage and a 9'x12' greenhouse. The area is surrounded by wine, fruit and other farming activity. This acreage is perfect for your own winery or other farming activity, or your very own horse stalls. The appliances include a flat top range, refrigerator, microwave, disposal and dishwasher. Interior doors are solid wood, stained to match the rustic beauty of the home. All trimwork is cedar, inside and out. The area is quiet and serene, filled with the wonders of nature and beautiful mountains. Willcox is located approximately one hour from Tucson or Tombstone.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

This home is constructed of stabilized adobe block. The design is the 1560 sf passive solar as described in the Adobebuilder website. The roof structure is perfect for solar installation. The water is very good in this area with a natural spring running under the property. There is a 400' private well and is on a septic tank. Utlities are extremely low due to the passive solar adobe.

Neighborhood Description

Home is located in a serene, peaceful, quiet community with all homes in the vacinity on a minimuim of 5 acres. Many in the neighborhood have horses.

Market Area

Willcox is a small community located approximately one hour west of the New Mexico border and one hour east of Tucson. It holds many cultural and community events. Due to the farming activities in the area, the cost of living is extremely low. Willcox is in Cochise County, the birding capital of the world. Legands such as Wyatt Earp, the Apache Leader, Cochise, and the Buffalo Soliders made history here. You can experience the old west, vineyards, U-pick farms and hiking. The famous Kartchner Caverns, Tombstone, observatories, the Chiricahua National Monument and Cochise Stronghold are all in the area.

School District


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single 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 Solar - Passive
Cooling System Swamp Cooler
Ventilation System Part of Cooling 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 Adobe
Exterior Finish Masonry
Interior Finish Cement Plaster
Interior Paint Plant Based
Floor Material Tile
Roof Material Asphalt Composition Shingle
Window Material Metal Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars 1
Garage Area 384 sqft