Douglas, Arizona

Amazing Solar Home on 180 acres in private high desert canyon.

Sustainable Home Straw bale Off the Grid Solar - Photovoltaic
$1,200,000 Asking Price (USD)
$3,700 Annual Property Tax
$800 Annual Utility Cost
2,600 Square Feet
3 / 2 Beds / Baths
180 acres Lot Size
2008 Year Built
Single Family Property Type

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Solar powered, R50 insulation, solar domestic hot water system and solar radiant floor heating, all warm LED lighting, passive solar reflective windows, Phantom door screens, and more.

Property Description

Unique, exceptional, incomparable...words blush in the face of this home’s beauty. A genuine work of art more than 10 years in the making. Located in the “Old West” County of­Cochise AZ., elevation 4800 ft., with a close to perfect year-round climate. All four seasons, none extreme.rn rnAll amenities are nearby in the town of Douglas. Restaurants, live music, and art galleries are 45 minutes away in Bisbee and Tombstone.rn rnThis amazing off-grid solar powered home on 180 acres is the ultimate in “Green Living”. Super insulated (R-50), straw bale and stucco construction with solar heated hydronic radiant floors. Nestled in a serene private canyon. Stunning views of Castle Dome and the Perilla Mountains – comfort draped in elegance. The home’s eco-design virtually eliminates utility bills. Easy to cool in a High Desert environment.rn rnBeautiful custom woodworking throughout. This 3-bedroom, 2 bath home offers ample storage for food, gear, tools etc.rn rnLarge, covered, east-facing patio for afternoon shaded entertainment and dining.rn rnPure delicious drinking water from a plentiful private well. This home, with its state of the art “infiltrator” leach field, exceeds the standards for Cochise County septic systems.rn rnExtra features include a graded helipad for convenience or emergencies, and a “cooling tank” under a charming palapa. Ideal for summer sunsets and “Happy Hour” entertaining.rn rnPerfect for musicians, writers, artists, or anyone fond of privacy and solitude. Unspoiled natural splendor, and an idyllic escape from the stresses of big city life.rn rn720 sq. ft. garage/shop/session practice room, or art studio.rnMassive oak and mesquite trees provide shade and greenery. A quiet, peaceful estate.

Neighborhood Description

Private high desert box canyon on 180 acres with large oak, mesquite, and desert willows set into the beautiful Perilla mountains.

Market Area

Only 25 min. from the Historic town of Douglas with all the amenities for shopping and dining and only 45 min. form the eclectic town of Bisbee with dining, galleries, music venues and taverns.

School District

High school, elementary, and private schools.


Remote and secluded but only 25 min. form town.

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


Air Quality

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

Interior Environment

Heating System Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Cooling System Swamp Cooler
Ventilation System Part of Cooling 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 Straw bale
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Cement Plaster
Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Concrete
Roof Material Flat
Window Material Metal Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Fiberglass

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 1
Garage Area 620 sqft

Contact Information

Bruce Northey

7643 N. Hidden Oaks Tr.
Douglas , AZ 85607 US

Listing ID: 20524