This property is a unique home and sanctuary, located near La Veta Colorado, designed for peaceful seclusion and natural living. Created from local earth, wood and stone, integrated with the surrounding environment.
The home was designed using natural building materials incorporating many green design features, including compressed earth bricks, 56 native sandstone rocks, natural soy based foam insulation and plaster, sustainably harvested wooden ceilings, etc. It incorporates innovative and modern technologies such as an in-floor rill, electro thermal in-floor heating, light differentiated glass windows and a drip system garden. The entry roof is ready to be a high desert "green roof". A walled organic garden sits off the entry way which provides readily available fresh organic produce.
Escape to this peaceful sanctuary located in the foothills of the Sangre De Cristo Range. This custom built home was inspired by the surrounding environment using local earth, wood & stone materials to bring this incredible vision to life. A series of nestled cylinders & curved windows allow the perfect flow of light and create panoramic views. Large sandstone rocks line the entryway & fireplace creating thermal mass & natural elements within the home. Entertain in the extraordinary kitchen or gather in the perfected dining room gazing at the endless views while savoring the advanced energy efficient technologies in this masterpiece. The organic details of this home allow for peaceful living and stress free maintenance. Enjoy & explore 48 acres of private Colorado landscape everyday!
For additional information about how the home was built please visit this link: http://550mountainviewdrive.com/
The property is close to the picturesque town of La Veta, just 11 miles away. La Veta is a hidden jewel in Colorado. A town of just 1,000 people, it has a thriving artist community, restaurants, farmers market, and many cultural events throughout the year. In addition there opportunities for cycling, hunting, fishing, skiing, boating, climbing and hiking. Day trips opportunities include the Great Sand Dunes National Park, Santa Fe, Colorado Springs and Denver.
A town of just 1,000 people, it has a thriving artist community, restaurants, farmers market, and many cultural events throughout the year.
Vision: A model for rural education in the state of Colorado
Mission: Graduate lifelong learners and productive citizens
Enjoy the quiet town of La Veta full of welcoming members. Enjoy art galleries, wine tastings, live music, and much more.
|Agriculture in Area||Yes|
|Industry in Area||No|
|Air Pollution in Area||No|
|Cleaned with Green Products||Yes|
Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
|Whole House Filtration||
|Whole House Vacuum||No|
Plaster - Earth
Metal Dual Glazed
|Garage / Carport||Yes|
|Number of Cars||2|
|Garage Area||0 sqft|
222 S. Main Street
La Veta , CO 81055 US
Listing ID: 20411