Green Homes for Sale - Santiago Ixtaltepec, None Green Home

Santiago Ixtaltepec, Mexico — Green Home For Sale

Casa Verde sits at 6,500 feet surrounded by pristine mountains and overlooks the valley of Teotitlan in Oaxaca, Mexico. This contemporary, custom-built home, off-the grid, solar-powered, with 360-degree panoramic views.

Listing ID: 19370

  • Green Home
  • Off the Grid
Asking Price (USD) $275,000
Annual Property Tax $50-100
Annual Utility Cost $230
Home Area 2,300 sq ft
Bedrooms 2
Total Property Area 27007 sq ft
Year Built 2006

Property Description

Casa Verde sits at 6,500 feet surrounded by pristine mountains and overlooks the valley of Teotitlan in Oaxaca. This contemporary, custom-built home was completed in 2006. This strategically-positioned home was built to showcase amazing 360-degree panoramic views with patios and balconies on three floors. This home is completely off-the-grid with no neighboring homes on the same hill.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Owner-designed septic system (3 chambers): 1st-solid, 2nd-liquid, 3rd sand & gravel filtered grey water. Well drilled to 27 feet, mountain water with brick well enclosure, has never run dry in 7 years. Cistern below the storage shed has 10,000 liters water capacity with hydro pneumatic water pump system from well to cistern to home. Provisions made (pipes) to capture rainwater are in place. Solar energy system, 10 panels (800 watts), with battery bank of 20 batteries.
No heating/cooling is needed due to climate; however, home has ceiling fans throughout and was designed for optimal air-flow and receives cool breezes from the mountains and valley floor.

Neighborhood Description

Situated above the indigenous pueblo of Santiago Ixtaltepec, a small 1,000-person village, it is a traditional rural town that maintains its Zapotec Indian culture and customs. Peace and tranquility are adjectives to describe the neighborhood setting.

Market Area

Casa Verde is located east of the Central Valley Region, 20 minutes from the city of Oaxaca, in the foothills of the Sierra Juarez Mountains.

School District


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

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 No
Cleaned with Green Products Yes

Interior Environment

Heating System Other
Cooling System Other
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Off the Grid
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Masonry/Concrete
Exterior Finish Masonry
Interior Finish Cement Plaster
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Tile
Roof Material Other
Window Material Metal Single Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport No