972 Mira Mesa Drive, Hesperus, Colorado

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Added On:06/04/2019
Last Updated:07/14/2024
2128 Sf, single level SIPs panel home on 37+ acres just 15 minutes from Durango. Off the grid with solar but within 200 feet of grid tie if desired. Custom everything, gorgeous views and private canyon with seasonal creek.
Accessible HomeEnergy Efficient HomePhotovoltaic (PV)
$489,900Asking Price (USD)
$1,276Annual Property Tax
2,128Square Feet
3 / 2Beds / Baths
37.8 acresLot Size
2007Year Built
Green HomeProperty Type

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What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

*Home is off grid, it relies 100% on solar energy for electricity. It is less than 200 feet to the closest electric box which is on the property and LPEA estimates less than $10,000 to connect the home to the grid. R-50 Ceilings, R-40 walls. Pacific Energy Wood Stove. Whole house Reverse Osmosis water filtration, Conditioned crawl space for consistent temperature nd insulation. Passive solar design with porch overhang to avoid summer sun and high end double glazed low e windows for letting the exact amount of solar gain in during winter.

Property Description

Bright, expansive views and exceptional privacy highlight this 2128 sq ft, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home. Single level, owner designed and built Energy Star home nestled on 37 acres of Pinyon Juniper woodland 12 miles southwest of Durango. SIP Panel/post and beam construction, passive solar design, a 15 gpm water well, a Pacific Energy Super 27 woodstove, a 95% efficient Trane propane furnace, efficient appliances and a whole house Reverse Osmosis system, all powered by a 4.3 kW off grid solar system (grid tie available – 180 ft from existing power) combine to accentuate clean, low cost living. Vault ceilings and a huge chef’s kitchen tailored with granite countertops and natural maple cabinetry accompany large windows, sliding glass doors and open floor plan to let the outside in and offer excellent entertaining capability while retaining a cozy feel. The bathrooms feature spacious walk-in tiled showers and Kohler finish hardware. This exquisite property boasts a seasonal stream and crosses a prominent wildlife corridor frequented by deer, elk, and turkey. Privacy, energy and water independence, plentiful flat ground, abundant wildlife, low HOA fees, minimal light pollution and mountain views add up to eco-friendly Four Corners living at its finest, just 20 minutes from downtown Durango.

Neighborhood Description

12 Miles from downtown Durango, this home offers complete privacy and the convenience of 15 minute drive to hospital, amenities and everything Durango has to offer.

Market Area

Durango , Colorado is a town known for exceptional outdoor activities; mountain biking, rafting, skiing and world class trail systems. A vibrant and historic downtown boasts restaurants, shops, the narrow gauge railway and Fort Lewis College.

School District

Fort Lewis Mesa and then Durango High school.


Long Hollow 2 is a planned development with large acre parcels. There is an annual HOA fee of $300 that covers road maintenance and snow removal.

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Agriculture in Areayes
Industry in Areano
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Website: www.mancosproperty.com

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Listing ID : 20459