Yermo, California

Great home,designed with Passive Solar design principles, constructed entirely of concrete and completely earthen covered, except for the southern face.
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$195,000Asking Price (USD)
$1,942Annual Property Tax
$1,500Annual Utility Cost
1,700Square Feet
3 / 2Beds / Baths
10.0 acresLot Size
1981Year Built
Green HomeProperty Type

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What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Passive solar design with earthen cover on all sides of the home except for the southern side which exposes the home to the low trajectory of the sun to capture as much natural sunlight and warmth during the winter months.

Property Description

This is a unique & special home on approximately 10 acres at the base of the beautiful Calico Mountains.This home,designed with Passive Solar design principles,is constructed entirely of concrete and completely earthen covered, except for the southern face which features 10 large dual paned windows which provide an abundance of natural light.It features 3 bedrooms,2 baths,a small office or craft room,and an oversized 1 car garage, complete with a wash basin and urinal.Other amenities include:large walk-in pantry,2 water heaters for a continual supply of hot water throughout the house,a built-in Queen size Murphy Bed, a covered patio perfect for watching sunsets,a 200-gallon propane tank (owned, not leased) as well as 2 storage sheds, including one with electricity.This wonderful hillside home is in excellent turn-key condition.Recent improvements include:an upgraded 3T heating & air conditioning unit,a new well drilled to a depth of 400 ft,a new septic tank,and a new tex-cote on the exterior stucco.Ideally located with convenient freeway access, you can travel to Calico Ghost Town, Eddie World or Peggy Sue's Diner in 5-10 minutes. Shopping and dining as well as access to doctors, pharmacy & hospital services in Barstow/Lenwood can all be reached in less than 20 minutes.The Silver Valley Unified Schools are all nearby and within 10 minutes. For off road enthusiasts, simply exit the rear of the property and enjoy miles and miles of driving. This home has endless possibilities.

Neighborhood Description

Home is located just off the freeway down a dirt road. Neighbors are scattered.

Market Area

Yermo is a small town located about 20 miles from Barstow

School District

Depends on your preference. Please research all schools in the area


Small desert community.

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Cleaned with Green Productsno

Interior Environment

Heating System
Forced Air - Electric
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Conventional Forced Air - A/C
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Whole House Filtration
Whole House Vacuumno

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Construction Information

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Cement Plaster
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Window Material
Metal Dual Glazed
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Urethane Foam

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carportyes
Garage Typeattached
Number of Cars1
Garage Area300 sqft

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Listing ID : 20514