Walsenburg, Colorado

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.

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$1,199,000 Asking Price (USD)
$2,107 Annual Property Tax
$200 Annual Utility Cost
3,058 Square Feet
3 / 2 Beds / Baths
48 acres Lot Size
2015 Year Built
Single Family Property Type

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

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.

Property Description

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/

Neighborhood Description

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.

Market Area

A town of just 1,000 people, it has a thriving artist community, restaurants, farmers market, and many cultural events throughout the year.

School District

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.

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 Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Cooling System Other
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Other
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Hybrid
Exterior Finish Plaster - Earth
Interior Finish Earthen Plaster
Interior Paint No VOC
Floor Material Concrete
Roof Material Other
Window Material Metal Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

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

Contact Information

Annalee Hickey

222 S. Main Street
La Veta , CO 81055 US

Listing ID: 20411