Green Homes for Sale - Gardner, Colorado Green Home

Gardner, Colorado — Green Home For Sale

This stunning custom off-the-grid home is on 48 acres bordering National Forest on 2 sides.

Listing ID: 19205

  • Green Home
  • Photovoltaic (PV)
Annual Property Tax $750
Annual Utility Cost $1,800
Home Area 3,100 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Total Property Area 23 acres
Year Built 2006

Property Description

NEW PRICE!! This beautiful 48-acre mountain property is located in Huerfano County and borders National Forest on two sides. It is secluded and very private.
This custom built home is completely off the grid and was finished in 2006. Electricity is provided by a sizable solar-electric system, backed up by an auto-start propane generator. This home is built of insulated concrete forms, a steel roof, and wood siding so it is sturdy, fire resistant, and very energy efficient. There is a pellet/shelled corn stove on one side of the chimney and a small gas log kiva on the other.
Features include 2,800 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, log loft, large living room, and a fully finished walk out basement. Large south facing windows provide passive solar heating in the winter. It offers local log accents and railings, acid stained concrete floors, and custom hickory kitchen cabinets with concrete counter tops. Two decks with panoramic Wet Mountain and Sangre de Cristo views. The main floor and basement have in floor radiant heat. Domestic water comes from an excellent 8 gpm well. Also includes a 24'x 36' pole barn and a 20'x 20' greenhouse.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

This beautiful home is built of ICF's which make it sturdy, highly energy efficient, and fire resistant. It has a gas fired boiler that provides radiant floor heat, domestic hot water, and fuels the back up generator.

Neighborhood Description

48 acres of treed land borders the San Isabel National Forest on the east and south sides. There is one nearby neighbor. Gorgeous views and abundant wildlife. Any imaginable outdoor recreation opportunity exists immediately out the front door.

Market Area

This home is located 13 miles from Gardner and 20 miles from Westcliffe, Colorado.

School District

Huerfano RE1. Gardner School is nearby.


Gardner or westcliffe

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


Building Details

Air Quality

Agriculture in Area No
Industry in Area No
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 Other
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Photovoltaic (PV)
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type ICFS
Exterior Finish Wood
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Concrete
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Detached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 828 sqft