15 Tres Vidas Ridge, Placitas, New Mexico

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This “Green” custom home offers a respite from the hustle & bustle of urban living. Inspired by Santa Fe style, the home is set on 10 acres. LEED Silver. PV Electricity for all modern living conveniences along with heating, cooling and hot water
Green HomePhotovoltaic (PV)
$795,000Asking Price (USD)
$2,834Annual Property Tax
3,640Square Feet
3 / 3Beds / Baths
0 sq ftLot Size
2009Year Built
Green HomeProperty Type

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What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

RASTRA Construction 44 PV panels. Fully electric home No utility bills at this time. (Except propane for Wolf range)

Property Description

Spectacular in Placitas. This “Green” custom home offers a respite from the hustle & bustle of urban living. Inspired by Santa Fe’s pueblo style, the home is set on 10 acres and boasts Travertine floors, custom mosaics, clay walls, a chef’s kitchen and windows that show off the dramatic 360° mountain/desert views like picture frames. The Gold Level Green Home¹ certification for this Placitas home was achieved by careful design and artisan craftsmanship. Built with Rastra² walls, insulated concrete, to keep cool in afternoon heat & warm on cold nights. Electricity for all modern living conveniences along with heating, cooling and hot water is generated 365 days/year through 44 photo voltaic panels and Placitas’ 279 days of sunshine. That’s green! ¹ Build Green NM Certification Program - Certified as a Gold Level Green Home (Equivalent to a Leed Silver) LEED: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ²https://www.rastra.com/# Featured in NY’s “The Closed.” https://theclose.com/leed-certified-homes/ 15 minutes to Placitas commercial center with dining and groceries Beautifully landscaped entry courtyard. Custom doors & Cabinetry throughout . Large format Travertine flooring. Master suite with private patio & hot tub.; Bath tub with corner window views: and expansive closet with custom built-ins. Two spacious guest bedrooms. Live-in guest wing with separate entry. Audio system. Wired for internet.Overlooks 560 acres of City of Albuquerque's "Placitas" open space parcel.

Neighborhood Description

Large lot subdivision, Tres Vidas. 4 miles from the historic Placitas Village center. 18 minutes to I-25.

Market Area

As of the census of 2000, there were 3,452 people, 1,485 households, and 1,101 families residing in Placitas census area. The population density was 115.4 people per square mile (44.5/km²). There were 1,606 housing units at an average density of 53.7 per square mile (20.7/km²).

School District

Bernailiio Schools


For some it is the peacefulness, for others the proximity to hiking trails. Most will mention the perfect weather: four distinct seasons without harsh extremes. But almost everyone's answer will include something about the views. Many homes look north toward the hills and mesas, all the way to the Jemez range and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains north of Santa Fe

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Agriculture in Areano
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Pesticide Freeyes
Fragrance Freeyes
Cleaned with Green Productsyes

Interior Environment

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Electric Radiant
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Conventional Heat Pump
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Whole House Vacuumno

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Photovoltaic (PV)
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Construction Information

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Earthen Plaster
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Wood Dual Glazed
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Garage / Carportyes
Garage Typeattached
Number of Cars2

Property Website

Website: https://cutt.ly/arJISn

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Listing ID : 20472