Placitas, New Mexico

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 Home Photovoltaic (PV)
$795,000 Asking Price (USD)
$2,834 Annual Property Tax
3,640 Square Feet
3 / 3 Beds / Baths
0 sq ft Lot Size
2009 Year Built
Single Family Property Type

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 ² Featured in NY’s “The Closed.” 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

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


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 Electric Radiant
Cooling System Conventional Heat Pump
Ventilation System Part of Cooling System
Whole House Filtration Other
Whole House Vacuum No

Home Energy Ratings

Home Energy Rating System (HERS) 60
Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) Rating: 1.0

Energy & Water

Energy System Photovoltaic (PV)
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type ICFS
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Earthen Plaster
Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint No VOC
Floor Material Concrete
Roof Material Flat
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

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

Property Website


Contact Information

Dennis Bianchi

433 Paseo De Peralta Suite 200
Santa Fe , NM 87501 US

Listing ID: 20472