Datil, New Mexico — Green Home For Sale

Cozy mountain cabin, 2BR/2BA + office, full solar, well, rainwater collection, lrg greenhouse. Hardee board siding, metal roof, septic, wood stove & propane. Low utility bills, low taxes and fees. Fully furnished. On 1.48 acres, borders Nat'l Forest.

Listing ID: 20327

  • Energy Efficient Home
  • Green Home
  • Off the Grid
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Asking Price (USD) $130,000
Annual Property Tax $260
Annual Utility Cost $800
Home Area 1,400 sq ft
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 1.5 acres
Year Built 1989

Property Description

Affordable, off-the-grid 2BR/2BA cabin, fully furnished, 1400 sqft includes sunroom, utility room, separate Morgan steel office cabin, on 1.48 acres bordering Nat'l Forest in remote mountains of Catron County! Main house has Hardee siding, steel roof. Whole house solar power + grid backup. Assn well, own solar-powered well, plus 3000-gallon tank and 6000 gallon rainwater collection system. Septic tank. Wood stove + 300-gallon propane heating. Lg Far Infrared Sauna in sunroom. 26' domed greenhouse w/lg fish tank; 2 car ports w/toolshed & tools. Woodshed + lots of logs. No EMF, human noise or other pollution. Very low taxes, insurance & HOA fee. Plenty of wildlife, hunting, horseback riding, hiking, stargazing. Horses and other animals allowed.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Fully solar, well-insulated, passive solar heating; efficient wood stove heats whole house using dead trees from surrounding forest; rainwater collection system; greenhouse.

Neighborhood Description

Huge Homestead subdivision has only 20-25 families in year-round residence; even though you live well removed from your neighbors for maximum privacy, the community is tight-knit and looks out for each other.

Market Area

Catron County is one of the remotest counties in New Mexico. It is a paradise for preppers, hunters, homesteaders, one of New Mexico's best kept secrets! High desert/forest areas, very beautiful and clean.

School District

Datil has a small elementary school. Catron County provides middle and high school services in nearby villages of Quemado and Reserve. A lot of people here homeschool also.


Datil is a very small mountain community (about 500 people), mostly consisting of ranchers, small businesses and retired folks.

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


Building Details

Air Quality

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

Interior Environment

Heating System Fireplace
Cooling System Other
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration HEPA filtration
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

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

Construction Information

Construction Type Masonry/Concrete
Exterior Finish Other
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Wood - Solid
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Other
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

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

Contact Information

Steven Ferry

411 Cleveland Street 234
Clearwater, FL 33755 US
Telephone: (727) 422-7554

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