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3830 Caballo Ct, Palisade, Colorado

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Authentic adobe passive solar home in the Sobre del Rio neighborhood with views of Grand Mesa cliffs and near Peach Orchards and Vineyards. Interior features bancos,kiva fireplace, vigas, latillas, carved lintels, and curved wooden doors.
Energy Efficient HomeAdobe
$1,365Annual Property Tax
1,703Square Feet
3 / 2Beds / Baths
1.6 acresLot Size
1991Year Built
Green HomeProperty Type

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What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

The house is passive solar and built with adobe bricks - even the two car garage. Extensive bancos, brick and tile floors serve as a heat sink. Faces south with 15 ground level windows and in addition clear-story windows provide heat and light to the 3 bedrooms. An efficient natural gas ceramic stove provides back up heat and ceiling fans in the bedrooms circulate air. The house is quiet and dust free. 24 foot sun room

Property Description

This authentic adobe passive solar house is located near the orchards and vineyards of East Orchard Mesa. Designed by an architect, the house was built with adobe bricks from Arizona. The interior is graced with vigas, latillas, carved lintels, a wood burning kiva firplace, curved wooden doors and 8 inch deep wooden sills on the south facing windows. A natural gas ceramic stove provides back-up heat in the winter. There is an adobe wall surrounding the front of the property and the 1.65 acres are irrigated by the Colorado River.

Neighborhood Description

The house is in the Sobre del Rio neighborhood above the Colorado river near orchards and vineyards. It is a quiet neighborhood with no through streets surrounded by the cliffs of the Grand Mesa. The town of Palisade is a charming 100 year old village with views of the Book Cliffs and offers summer farmer's markets, festivals, art galleries and restaurants.

Market Area

Palisade is a 100 year old agricultural community famous for it's peaches and becoming famous for it's vineyards and wine.

School District

Palisade has it's own Elementary School, Junior High and High School.


Palisade is 30 minutes from the tall pine forests of the Grand Mesa and one hour from PowderHorn Ski Area. You can float or fish the Colorado River and drive 30 minutes to see the spectacular scenery of the Colorado National Monumnent. The area is a paradise for people who love the outdoors.

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

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Solar - Passive
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Passive Cooling
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Whole House Vacuumno

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Garage / Carportyes
Garage Typeattached
Number of Cars2
Garage Area500 sqft

Listing ID : 19712