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1480 Serpentine Trail, Marble, Colorado

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Price Reduced! South facing Straw Bale Home on 2 acres, backs to National Forest.
Natural HomeStraw bale
$988Annual Property Tax
1,780Square Feet
2 / 1Beds / Baths
2.0 acresLot Size
2003Year Built

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What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Straw Bale, South facing, proper over hangs that prevent the house from over heating in the Summer months, while allowing full Solar gain in the Winter months. Natural Plasters and paints. Saltillo tile and wool carpet. Reclaimed wood used in all finish areas, stairs, book shelves, railings etc. Local labor and local purveyors. Intentional design, the house is designed for the lot.

Property Description

Straw Bale home in Marble Colorado, this is a custom home that was intentionally designed to consume as little energy and use as little water as possible. Water is from a well and there is 400 gallons of storage and filtration under the house. The open floor plan allows natural light, and heat from the in floor radiant heat and solar gain to fill the house. Boiler is propane, tank is included, and delivery service is available. The size of the house in comparison is small, 1780 sq. ft. which is ideal for heating and cooling. The size of the house reflects the area, you will be surrounded by Mountains a free flowing river, hiking, biking, climbing and yes skiing. Though there is not a ski area in Marble there is plenty for those who like back country skiing. The house was designed as a creative living space, a place to call home a place to create. Large windows bring the outside in, the office is on the East end which allows the most inspiring light of the day. While the kitchen and dining are at the West end to enjoy the last of the days sun. Roof over hangs prevent Summer sun from over heating the house, while allowing Winter sun to flood the house. The roofing material is metal. The house is cozy a great place to retreat after a day outdoors. The property is 2 acres. Year round access roads and driveway are maintained.

Neighborhood Description

Marble is a quiet community, tourism revolving around the outdoors is a large part of the area. All walks are represented in Marble, young and old. Surrounded by Mountains and streams its a place people come to fish, hike, bike, kayak, climb and ski! There is a Charter School in Marble.

Market Area

Redstone is the next town which is largely an artist town and tourism based. Carbondale is the next town and larger, with all the amenities. Glenwood Springs and Aspen are both within an hours drive of Marble.

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Air Quality

Agriculture in Areayes
Industry in Areayes
Air Pollution in Areano
Pesticide Freeyes
Fragrance Freeyes
Cleaned with Green Productsyes

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Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
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Passive Cooling
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Construction Information

Construction Type
Straw bale
Exterior Finish
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Earthen Plaster
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Metal Dual Glazed
Insulation Material
Recycled Newsprint

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Listing ID : 18018