Portal, Arizona — Green Home For Sale
4 bedrooms 2 full baths 2 story. Beautiful off-grid active passive solar powered home with stunning views of Cochise County on 12 acres in the Chiricahua Mountains in Cochise County (SE Arizona.) Stunning mountain views and valley vistas
Listing ID: 20311
- Energy Efficient Home
- Green Home
- Sustainable Home
- Off the Grid
- Solar - Photovoltaic
|Asking Price (USD)||$250,000|
|Annual Property Tax||$1,800|
|Annual Utility Cost||$500|
|Home Area||2,000 sq ft|
|Total Property Area||12 acres|
4 bedrooms 2 full baths 2 story.
Beautiful off-grid active passive solar powered home with stunning views of Cochise County on 12 acres in the Chiricahua Mountains in Cochise County (SE Arizona.)
2-car carport, stone patio & back porch completely covered with roof. Uncovered wrap-around porch on east and south sides. Uncovered stone patio on west side. Half acre around house is fenced with 2 vehicle gates and 1 walk-in gate. Stucco exterior; metal roof, double pane low-e window glass and Therma-tru doors. Nearest neighbor approx ¼ mile.DOWNSTAIRS: 1300 sq ft has dyed, scored concrete floors, 2 bedrooms with large closets, 1 full bath, propane oak fireplace, great room open to kitchen with pantry and hallway storage, laundry under breakfast bar, stone counter tops and high efficiency appliances.
UPSTAIRS: 800 sq ft has 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, propane heater, carpeting, 3 closets, plus additional "cubby" storage in knee walls and glass block shower in bathroom.
What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?
Solar Powered with ADEQ-approved alternate waste water disposal system.
12 solar panels on adjustable frame for quarterly adjustment to sun position & 8 L-16 Trojan batteries make up 48-volt system. 220 electrical
system. Passive solar heating through large south-facing windows. Overhead fans in every room. Propane for hot water heater, dryer heat and gas stove/oven. ADEQ-approved alternate waste water disposal system. Solar electric system runs full size refrigerator, toaster oven, microwave, coffee maker, iron, hair dryer, power tools, computers, large television, etc.
ADEQ-approved alternate (greywater) waste water disposal system. Well is 285 ft deep with standing water at 75 feet and runs 12 gpm. Over 2 doz trees watered with hose system. 3500 gallon rainwater catchment tank. Fully enclosed stone-framed garden.
Very rural and beautiful neighborhood. Nearest neighbors are 1/4 mi. away. Village center is 2 Mi. away, on the edge of the Coronado National Wilderness in the Chiricahua Mountains
Portal is an unincorporated community in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. It lies 25 miles (40 km) south-southeast of San Simon and at the mouth of Cave Creek Canyon on the east side of the Chiricahua Mountains. Often called the Yosemite of Arizona, the rock walled canyon is composed of fused volcanic tuff
The community is a popular location for birding in southeastern Arizona. It is also home to the American Museum of Natural History Southwest Research Station. Source: Wikipedia
San Simon, Arizona and Animas, New Mexico School Districts. Cochise College in Douglas offers both a community college and four year degree programs.
Tight knit community of birders, naturalists, scientists, artists, retired professionals as well as native locals. Portal functions as sister city to nearby Rodeo, New Mexico eight miles away. In many ways these communities function as one.
Social life revolves around the local library, post office, volunteer fire department, birding, and Portal Peak Cafe. If you love nature and simple living, you will love Portal.
Home Type or Land
Single Family - Two Story
Location of Home or Land
Elevation of Home
|Agriculture in Area||Yes|
|Industry in Area||No|
|Air Pollution in Area||No|
|Cleaned with Green Products||Yes|
|Whole House Filtration||
|Whole House Vacuum||No|
Energy & Water
Off the Grid
Solar - Photovoltaic
Rain Water Collection
Wood Timber Frame
Wood Dual Glazed
Garage / Car Port
|Garage / Carport||Yes|
|Number of Cars||2|
|Garage Area||20 sqft|