Mora, New Mexico — Green Home For Sale

Luxury, green living only 40 minutes from Taos!


Listing ID: 20496


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

Asking Price (USD) $750,000
Annual Property Tax $5,325
Annual Utility Cost $3,846
Home Area 3,123 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Total Property Area 8.8 acres
Year Built 2000

Property Description

Completely off grid, this architect-designed, high-quality green construction sits on a knoll surrounded by 8.8 acres of private piñon and juniper overlooking a quiet mountain valley and the Rio La Casa. Designer appointments and top tier mechanicals make for self-sustaining luxurious living and the highest energy efficiency.

Approximately 3,125 square feet includes three bedrooms, three baths, office, den, bonus room and large studio with separate entrance that could be used as family room, office or separate apartment. This 2000 custom HPU, hydraulic pressed unit (AKA CEB, compressed earth block) construction features 14-inch hand plastered mica walls plus “blown in” insulation, 14-to-18-foot viga/latilla/coved ceilings, and slate, bamboo, and scored concrete floors. Anderson windows frame heart-stopping views of Jicarita Mountain and the Rio La Casa valley.

Living room features kiva fireplace and dramatic two-story ceilings and windows covered with remote controlled Sun Shades overlooking Jicarita Mountain. Kitchen includes Premiere stainless-steel gas range, Asko dishwasher and cherry cabinetry with tiled island bar. Energy efficient washer and dryer convey with purchase. Master suite includes alcove with kiva fireplace, private balcony with outdoor shower, and bath with double walk-in shower, soaking tub, custom cherry cabinetry with vanity mirror, and gold Venetian mosaic tile. Guestroom has shared bath with soaking tub and private deck overlooking the valley. Wired for surround sound, alarm system, DSL, and cell service on site. Hot water radiant heating. Wood stove in studio/office area. Ample storage, walk-in closets and parking for guests. Copper-flashed canales.

Large rear portal overlooks Jicarita and terraced, fenced back yard with crab apple, rosehips and perennial gardens. Two-car attached carport has two contiguous storage units, one of which houses 24 deep-cell batteries. New inverters, solar panels and batteries in 2005. Mechanical room houses double water heaters, Outback Power System pressure tanks and back-up generator for 34 solar panels. Efficient halogen and florescent lighting throughout.

Located in Mora County near Cleveland, half an hour from Las Vegas and 43 miles from Taos at 7,500 feet elevation. Perfect for the most discriminating client looking for environmentally conscious construction and total privacy in one of New Mexico’s most beautiful mountain locations.


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Entirely off grid, this 2000 built custom HPU, hydraulic pressed unit (AKA CEB, compressed earth block) construction features 14-inch hand plastered mica walls plus “blown in” insulation.


Neighborhood Description

Rural mountain valley located in Mora County near Cleveland, half an hour from Las Vegas and 43 miles from Taos at 7,500 feet elevation.


Market Area

43 miles from Taos, 35 miles from Angel Fire Ski Resort, 20 miles from Sipapu Ski Resort


School District

Mora Independent School District Mission Statement - Mora Independent Schools exists as a concrete foundation to prioritize every student, every day, in every way. We will provide students with the resources necessary to be successful in life. Our school culture will be one of security, respect, honesty, loyalty, accountability, investment, and positivity.


Community

Cleveland is an unincorporated community located in Mora County, New Mexico, United States. The community is located on New Mexico State Road 518 2.6 miles west-northwest of Mora. Cleveland has a post office with ZIP code 87715, which opened on August 11, 1892.


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Three Story


Location of Home or Land

Rural


Elevation of Home

Mountain


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 Fireplace
Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Solar - Active
Solar - Passive
Wood Stove
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Part of Heating System
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 Stucco
Wood
Interior Finish Earthen Plaster
Interior Paint Plant Based
Floor Material Concrete
Other
Roof Material Flat
Window Material Metal Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 200 sqft

Property Website

Website: http://www.taosrealestatebroker.com


Contact Information

Robbie Puskarich

622-B Paseo del Pueblo Sur
Taos, NM 87571 US
Telephone: (575) 224-6652

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