Green Homes for Sale - Lamy, New Mexico Green Home

Lamy, New Mexico — Green Home For Sale

Property is under contract! Featured on the 2006 Greenbuilt Tour of New Mexico, this home is active solar and passive solar and features a European Masonry Heater/Oven. Charming and efficient , it is built with primarily natural materials.

Listing ID: 17920

  • Green Home
  • Off the Grid
  • Photovoltaic (PV)
  • Solar - Photovoltaic
Annual Property Tax $1,045
Annual Utility Cost $0
Home Area 1,360 sq ft
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 5.2 acres
Year Built 2004

Property Description

Tucked into a canyon just outside of Lamy, NM and situated on 5.2 acres of pinon and juniper studded rolling hills in the Galisteo River basin. 1360 sq ft, 2 bedroom 2 bath, timberframe straw clay construction and a yurt built by Yurt Foundation founder William Coperthwaite. Just a few minute\'s walk to the Galisteo river. Dine at the newly opened historic dining car restaurant at the train station. Hiking and biking trails and a swimming hole are nearby too.rnrnGeneral Features:rn-5.2 acresrn-1360 sq ft with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathsrn-Radiant heat (active thermal solar) with propane backuprn-European masonry heater/oven, 80-90% efficiency, excellent for pizza, bread or pastry ovenrn-On demand water heater rn-Italian Equator super efficient washer/dryerrn-Downstairs bath has Pennsylvania Bluestone floor, granite shower and counter top, glass shower enclosure, copper sinkrn-Upstairs bath has Travertine tile floors, walls and shower surround, glass enclosure, antique claw foot tub, copper farm sinkrn-Flagstone floors downstairs and bamboo floors upstairsrn-American clay walls downstairsrn-Diamond finish plaster walls upstairsrn-Kitchen has concrete counter tops, wormy maple cabinets, antique Newport Universal stove, propane refrigeratorrn-Shoji screen interior doorsrn-Local Aspen V-notch T&G ceilingsrn-Private well with 600 gallon holding tankrn-150 gallon propane tankrn-Wireless Internet, telephone rnrnStructure:rnStraw clay construction, rnJapanese timber framed (post and beam) by Robert Laporte, with straw/clay 12’ (R33) downstairs walls rnBio-shield sealersrn18’ tall atrium in center of housernWeathershield double and triple pane windowsrnPro panel roofrnrnSolar features include:rnrnClerestory windows for solar gainrnFlagstone floors for solar gainrnInterior adobe wall for solar gainrnPhotovoltaic panels for electricity, 24 volt systemrnNew battery bank and new inverterrnThermal panels for radiant heatrnrnYurt:rnApproximately 15” in diameterrnBuilt by Yurt Foundation founder William CoperthwaiternPropane heaterrnSmall Propane refrigeratorrnSmall propane stovernSeparate solar lighted pathwayrnPhone line

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Non toxic sealersrnNon formeldehyde insulationrnEarthen plaster walls

Neighborhood Description

Quiet off the grid community 4/10 mile from Lamy surrounded by rolling hills, hiking and biking trails

Market Area

18 miles from Santa Fe\'s world class restaurants, opera, art, hiking, biking, skiing. 60 miles to Albuquerque.

School District



Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

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

Energy & Water

Energy System Off the Grid
Photovoltaic (PV)
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Timber Frame
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Earthen Plaster
Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Wood - Solid
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Concrete
Wood - Laminated
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Metal Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Fiberglass

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport No