Green Homes for Sale - San Lorenzo, New Mexico Green Home

San Lorenzo, New Mexico — Green Home For Sale

Enjoy four gentle seasons in your 3,000+ square foot solar home on 280 acres in southwest New Mexico. Off the grid with modern comforts. View mule deer, road runners, coyotes and more from the comfort of your living room.

Listing ID: 20454

  • Green Home
  • Solar - Photovoltaic
Asking Price (USD) $599,000
Annual Property Tax $1,600
Annual Utility Cost $1,200
Home Area 3,000 sq ft
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 280 acres
Year Built 2000

Property Description

A southwestern dream home. Stucco walls surround your landscaped front garden and covered wrap around porch. You will enjoy a view of the garden from a modern kitchen with granite counter tops and energy efficient SunFrost refrigerator/freezer. The kitchen has numerous cabinets and a walk in pantry. The main entry has a large closet and leads to the oversized great room through the pocket doors. The great room has an adobe wood burning fireplace and sixteen foot ceilings. The formal dining room has its own wood burning fireplace. A three-quarter bath, a bedroom and laundry room complete the first floor. Tile flooring throughout the first floor.

The second floor is your master bedroom retreat compete with a private deck to enjoy the desert sunsets. Large bedroom has a gas (propane) kiva fireplace, two walk-in closets, double sinks, linen closet and laundry chute. The bathroom has a shower and a separate whirlpool bathtub.

You can enjoy your fireplaces or warm your toes with radiant heat throughout the home.

There is a creek on the property which is spring fed twelve months a year. The eastern boundary of the the 280 acres has direct access to the Gila National Wilderness. An additional 77 acres on the western boundary is also available for sale. A local rancher has a grazing lease which is renewable if desired.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Home is solar powered with 12 volt battery system. Twelve solar panels. Chargers and batteries were replace in 2015. The home was built with a dual electric system, many of the most used lights draw directly from the batteries (DC), the remainder use the inverter for AC power.

The home has two wood burning fireplaces on the first floor and a propane fireplace in the bedroom on the second floor.

The home has propane heat system with radiant heating on both floors.

Neighborhood Description

San Lorenzo is a quiet community with ranchers, retirees and agriculture. There is a local winery located at the bottom of the road. A scenic drive to Silver City gives you access to hospital, University of Western New Mexico, Grant County Airport, many restaurants and numerous art galleries.

Market Area

Silver City offers the best of both worlds. A quaint downtown with eclectic art galleries, local small businesses and restaurants. On Highway 180 you have access to many nationally known chain stores and restaurants.

School District

San Lorenzo Elementary School


Rural community with a mix of agriculture, ranchers, retirees.

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


Building Details

Air Quality

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

Interior Environment

Heating System Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
Cooling System Other
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint Low VOC
Floor Material Tile
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Metal Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Fiberglass

Garage / Car Port

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

Contact Information

R Jones

Royal John Mine Road
San Lorenzo, US 88041 US