Hesperus, Colorado

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 Home Energy Efficient Home Off the Grid Photovoltaic (PV) Solar - Photovoltaic
$489,900 Asking Price (USD)
$1,276 Annual Property Tax
$350 Annual Utility Cost
2,128 Square Feet
3 / 2 Beds / Baths
37.8 acres Lot Size
2007 Year Built
Single Family Property Type

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.

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


Air Quality

Agriculture in Area Yes
Industry in Area No
Air Pollution in Area No
Pesticide Free Yes
Fragrance Free Yes
Cleaned with Green Products Yes

Interior Environment

Heating System Forced Air - Gas
Solar - Passive
Wood Stove
Cooling System Other
Ventilation System Whole House Fan
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Off the Grid
Photovoltaic (PV)
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Rain Water Collection
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type SIPS
Wood Timber Frame
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Tile
Wood - Laminated
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Other
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Carport Detached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 0 sqft

Property Website

Website: http://www.mancosproperty.com

Contact Information

Katherine Dobson

12761 Road 41.9
Mancos , CO 81328 US

Listing ID: 20459