Abiquiu, New Mexico

1400 sf double adobe with 665 sf studio, solar property with strong well and good water; 14+ acres of pinyon and juniper grasslands

Sustainable Home Adobe Off the Grid
$395,000 Asking Price (USD)
$1,500 Annual Property Tax
1,400 Square Feet
1 / 1 Beds / Baths
14.8 acres Lot Size
1997 Year Built
Single Family Property Type

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

solar property

Property Description

Double adobe home situated on 14.82 acres of pinyon and juniper grasslands in Abiquiu, New Mexico. The property looks east towards the Sangre de Cristo mountains and bounds the El Rito creek that spills into the nearby Chama River. Bird life abounds in the mature trees and gardens that envelope the house and studio. A custom built 1,400 sq. ft., 1 bed/1 bath home anchors this peaceful setting which also includes a newly built 682 sq. ft. studio/casita plumbed for a half bath, water is easily accessible to a nearby water hydrant. In addition, a 10’x14’ adobe outbuilding with a concrete slab can easily be converted into a guest room. The house is oriented to the east for maximum winter solar gain and light, while shaded by mature trees during the summer. Diamond plaster finish on the inside; traditional adobe and flagstone floor with radiant floor heat. The property is completely solar powered with a Kohler Generator 10 for backup. Strong well and good water without need for any filtration systems. Additionally, there is a 600 gallon underground storage tank for rain water catchment.

Neighborhood Description

Located in the Chama River valley, the property is 6k elevation with rolling juniper and pinyon grasslands, surrounded by Carson and Santa Fe National Forest. The Chama River Valley is rich in history of Native American, Hispanic and Anglo culture where long established traditions are still valued and practiced. It is a land of geologic diversity and beauty, comprised of small farming communities with long held acequia (irrigation) tradition. An active community of local and newcomer residents where traditional and contemporary arts are celebrated, with multiple farmers markets and seasonal festivals.

Market Area

Historic Bodes Market 10 minutes away; seasonal Abiquiu farmers market, multiple local farmers markets; Espanola, with Presbyterian hospital, Walmart, Lowes, grocery stores and restaurants, 20 minutes; 1 hour to Santa Fe; 1 1/2 hour drive to Taos

School District

Abiquiu Elementary School


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 Passive Cooling
Ventilation System
Whole House Filtration
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Off the Grid
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Adobe
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Other
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Other
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Carport Attached
Number of Cars 1
Garage Area 0 sqft

Contact Information

debra salopek

po box 1037
abiquiu , US 87510 US

Listing ID: 20541