Custom hand crafted 3690 sqft. home on nearly 12 breathtaking acres. Natural building materials create a non-toxic environment with the design emphasizing optimal solar gain, efficiency and comfortable year round temps.
South Facing windows and earthship design for passive solar gain.
Solar electric and water heating systems.
Straw bale construction, custom natural wood interior, low voc.
Fully off grid with root cellar and spectacular garden area.
Custom hand crafted home on nearly 12 breathtaking acres. This unique off-grid, straw bale sustainably built home was designed as a healing center, overflowing with grace and creativity. Natural building materials create a non-toxic environment with the design emphasizing optimal solar gain, efficiency and comfortable year round temps. As you enter into the grand entertaining living room, with a huge circular kitchen, perfect for group activities large and small, the design showcases the spectacular views of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains and the San Luis Valley. Tropical indoor gardens thrive in this stunning space, with the energy flowing from this heart to the rest of the house. South facing windows in nearly every room in the house were designed for passive solar gain. The primary suite features a beautiful built in bathroom complete with a soaking tub, open to the room and beautiful scenery outside. A spacious walk-in closet provides ample storage. Further along this wing of the house, a gardeners delight awaits in the spacious indoor green room, providing a perfect place to re-pot and work with plant energies. Designed by a practitioner of healing arts, the spectacular second floor space is perfect for many therapeutic modalities. Enter the space via the exquisite sculpted staircase, pulsating with merkaba energy from the carved image in the floor. The room features breathtaking 360 degree views, and dozens of meticulously built in features to harness and move energy for the benefit of those who enter. The guest wing of the home features similarly spectacular views, calming energy and a jack and jill shower room, perfect for visitors to enjoy a separate and private space away from the living area. Additional features include large storage spaces including a root cellar. Lovely outdoor spaces with fenced, raised garden beds, and detached workshop with loft. Check out the virtual tour to experience this exquisite home!
Courtesy Of Mountainside Realty
Source: REcolorado (ROCC)
Breathtaking views of the surrounding valley and towering Sange De Christo mountain range. This home is nestled in the middle of three lots on just under 12 acres of high dessert grasslands. Located in the Baca Grants subdivision about 10 minutes from the town of Crestone at the end of a quiet rural road with few surrounding neighbors. Just a short drive from the Great Sand Dunes National park, this property is guaranteed to give you access to an amazing network of natural spaces, trails, abundant sunshine, and blue skies. As a dark skies community, Crestone and the surrounding region provides awe inspiring starry nights.
The Baca Grande. Crestone, Colorado. Saguache County
Moffat School District
Home to about 2,200 year-round residents and 13 international spiritual centers, this small mountain town exemplifies mountain beauty within a community committed to a diverse array of sustainable living practices and spiritual traditions. The town continues to celebrate its pioneering spirit and unique diversity through contemporary self-reliance. Crestone's goals are to enhance economic viability, environmental preservation, renewable energy use, and social responsibility.
|Agriculture in Area||Yes|
|Industry in Area||No|
|Air Pollution in Area||No|
|Cleaned with Green Products||Yes|
Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Solar - Active
Solar - Passive
|Whole House Filtration||
|Whole House Vacuum||No|
Off the Grid
Solar - Photovoltaic
Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Wood Timber Frame
Wood - Laminated
Metal Dual Glazed
|Garage / Carport||No|
2271 Big Sands Way
Crestone , US 81131 US
Listing ID: 20654