Green Homes for Sale - Carson, New Mexico Green Home

Carson, New Mexico — Green Home For Sale

Conveniently located halfway between Taos and Ojo Caliente. Beautiful, efficient and meticulously maintained 2006 custom built earthship situated on10.35 acres.  Nestled mature Piñon and Juniper trees at the end of a road this home is truly a hidden gem...come home to Carson!


Listing ID: 20597


  • Earthship Homes
  • Rammed Earth
  • Off the Grid
  • Solar - Photovoltaic
Asking Price (USD) $449,000
Annual Property Tax $1,342
Annual Utility Cost $0
Home Area 2,300 sq ft
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Total Property Area 10.4 acres
Year Built 2006

Property Description

Conveniently located halfway between Taos and Ojo Caliente. This beautiful, efficient and meticulously maintained earthship situated on10.35 acres is truly a hidden gem! Nestled amongst mature Piñon and Juniper trees at the end of a road, this home is private, quiet and a welcomed haven from all the hustle and bustle. Custom built in 2006 by Aaron Lewis, the 2,300 square foot home features a foyer/mud room, open living, dining and kitchen area, large bedroom, office/study and full bath. Upon entering the foyer, take in the custom carved door leading to an open and light filled space. Light colored tile floors married with the warm brown hues of the plastered walls are both warm and inviting. Custom built cabinetry by local carpenter and architectural details throughout. Cozy up to a fire in the living room or read a book by the Swiss style tile stove in the spacious bedroom. Interior floor to ceiling curtains provide additional warmth by keeping the cold out. Cool down on those warmer days by drawing the exterior blinds. The office/study offers additional room for family and friends. Fiber-optic makes working from home or remotely possible. Separate toilet room with sink, 1 propane and 1 electric refrigerator, high speed internet, solar compatible washer are just some of the extra amenities. Vintage 1970 Shasta refurbished trailer for guests for the “glamping” experience! Fenced in area keep your four-legged friends safe. Plus shared well, cisterns, 2 car carport, 1car carport (metal), greenhouse and shed. New roof installed Spring 2021. This home has much to offer both inside and out! Off-grid sustainable green lifestyle.  Enjoy rural living yet close to world-class skiing, fine dining, museums, and much, much more! Plus you’re just a hop, skip and a jump on Taos Air if you want to get away. Discover and explore the emerging community of Carson. Stop in at the Carson Café for a cup of java and a delicious breakfast burrito…or grab and go…or hang out and enjoy pizza on the porch while watching amazing Northern NM skies! Come home to Carson!


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Custom built earthship in 2006 by Aaron Lewis, the 2,300 square foot home features a foyer/mud room, open living, dining and kitchen area, large bedroom, office/study and full bath. Upon entering the foyer, take in the custom carved door leading to an open and light filled space. Light colored tile floors married with the warm brown hues of the plastered walls are both warm and inviting. Custom built cabinetry by local carpenter and architectural details throughout. Cozy up to a fire in the living room or read a book by the Swiss style tile stove in the spacious bedroom. Interior floor to ceiling curtains provide additional warmth by keeping the cold out. Cool down on those warmer days by drawing the exterior blinds. The office/study offers additional room for family and friends. Fiber-optic makes working from home or remotely possible. Separate toilet room with sink, 1 propane and 1 electric refrigerator, high speed internet, solar compatible washer and recently installed a infrared water sanitizer are just some of the extra amenities.  Shared well, buried 3000 gallon cistern, interior planters for growing year-round, raised garden beds, shed and greenhouse.  




Neighborhood Description

Conveniently located halfway between Taos and Ojo Caliente. Nestled amongst mature Piñon and Juniper trees at the end of a road, this home is private, quiet and a welcomed haven from all the hustle and bustle.  Off-grid sustainable green lifestyle.  Enjoy rural living yet close to world-class skiing, fine dining, museums, and much, much more! Plus you’re just a hop, skip and a jump on Taos Air if you want to get away. Discover and explore the emerging community of Carson. Stop in at the Carson Café for a cup of java and a delicious breakfast burrito…or grab and go…or hang out and enjoy pizza on the porch while watching amazing Northern NM skies! Come home to Carson!


Market Area

Conveniently located halfway between Taos and Ojo Caliente. Nestled amongst mature Piñon and Juniper trees at the end of a road, this home is private, quiet and a welcomed haven from all the hustle and bustle.  Off-grid sustainable green lifestyle.  Enjoy rural living yet close to world-class skiing, fine dining, museums, and much, much more! Plus you’re just a hop, skip and a jump on Taos Air if you want to get away. Discover and explore the emerging community of Carson. Stop in at the Carson Café for a cup of java and a delicious breakfast burrito…or grab and go…or hang out and enjoy pizza on the porch while watching amazing Northern NM skies! Come home to Carson!


School District

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Community

Carson is an unincorporated community in southwestern Taos CountyNew Mexico, United States. Named after frontiersman and Taos resident Kit Carson, Carson was founded c. 1908, when the surrounding area was opened for homesteading.[1] Carson is a low-density rural residential area.

Carson has a post office, with the ZIP code 87517. The 87517 ZIP Code Tabulation Area had a population of 158 at the 2000 census.[2] The Carson ZCTA had 114 housing units; a land area of 35.03 sq. miles; a water area of 0 sq. miles; and a population density of 4.51 people per sq. mile at Census 2000.[3]


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level


Location of Home or Land

Rural


Elevation of Home

Mountain


Building Details

Air Quality

Agriculture in Area Yes
Industry in Area No
Air Pollution in Area No
Pesticide Free Yes
Fragrance Free No
Cleaned with Green Products Yes

Interior Environment

Heating System Fireplace
Geothermal
Solar - Active
Solar - Passive
Wood Stove
Cooling System Geothermal
Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration Other
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Off the Grid
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Rain Water Collection
Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Earth Ship
Rammed Earth
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Earthen Plaster
Interior Paint
Floor Material Tile
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Metal Single Glazed
Insulation Material Other


Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Carport Detached
Number of Cars 3
Garage Area 360 sqft