Green Homes for Sale - Santa Fe, New Mexico Green Home

Santa Fe, New Mexico — Green Home For Sale

Located on over 16 acres in the desirable Rancho Alegre subdivision just south of Santa Fe, this highly efficient, eco-friendly home has stunning views, all to be enjoyed through the expansive passive solar window design and from the numerous outdoor decks and portal areas. Double-framed with R45 insulation in the roof and striking stonework walls that absorb and release heat in the winter, the home is energy efficient with PV solar electric that feeds back to the grid, all keeping utility costs to a minimum. 




Listing ID: 20650


  • Sustainable Home
  • Solar - Photovoltaic
Asking Price (USD) $985,000
Annual Property Tax $3,012
Annual Utility Cost $
Home Area 4,480 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Total Property Area 16.2 acres
Year Built 2000

Property Description

Located on over 16 acres in the desirable Rancho Alegre subdivision just south of Santa Fe, this highly efficient, eco-friendly home has stunning views, all to be enjoyed through the expansive passive solar window design and from the numerous outdoor decks and portal areas. Double-framed with R45 insulation in the roof and striking stonework walls that absorb and release heat in the winter, the home is energy efficient with PV solar electric that feeds back to the grid, all keeping utility costs to a minimum. On entry through the inviting covered portal, you will immediately appreciate this home full of natural light, including five skylights, with sweeping views from the main living areas and upstairs owner's suite and on the inviting outdoor decks. The large living area hosts an open gas fireplace that adds to the home's warm and comforting feel. The house design includes a downstairs, spacious office area ideal for home business or studio, with extensive storage and kiva room with wood stove. The main floor and owner's suite contain gleaming saltillo tile and oak floors in beautiful condition. There is also an office area on the main floor in addition to two bedrooms, both with outdoor access. The inviting kitchen includes large walk-in pantry and, in addition to a conventional range, an antique stove that adds to the home's character. A thoughtful dumbwaiter lift system ties the three floors together for easy delivery of items throughout the house. Three garage bays, one heated, plus a carport. Sitting back from the entry road in the rolling terrain, this home offers the serenity, quiet and privacy so valuable in today's world. Horses allowed and about 15 minutes to Santa Fe city limits and less than 30 minutes to the Santa Fe Plaza, this property offers the best of Santa Fe rural living while providing easy access to all that Santa Fe has to offer. Off the Scenic Turquoise Trail.


What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

This home has passive and active solar (PVC) design, R45 insulation in the roof, and thermal dynamics with stone and tile to collect and release heat.  Wood stove in lower level adds to the heating of the home.  Private well and septic.


Neighborhood Description

Rancho Alegre subdivision is located just South of the city of Santa Fe in a rural area of custom homes with wonderful views to the surrounding mountain ranges.  Located just off the national Scenic Byway the Turquoise Trail, the subdivision is also allows horses.  Near the 1,100 acre Cerrillos Hills State Park, the location is ideal for lovers of the outdoors yet close to all the cultural and other amenities that Santa Fe has to offer.


Market Area

Santa Fe County


School District

Santa Fe School District


Community

An area in Santa Fe County of homes on acreage


Home Type or Land

Single Family - Three Story


Location of Home or Land

Rural


Elevation of Home

Mountain


Building Details

Air Quality

Agriculture in Area Yes
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
Forced Air - Gas
Solar - Passive
Wood Stove
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System
Whole House Filtration
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
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
Floor Material Concrete
Tile
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Other
Window Material
Insulation Material


Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 4
Garage Area 0 sqft

Property Website

Website: http://cindysheff.com

Contact Information

Cynthia Sheff

PO Box 488
Cerrillos, US 87010 US
Telephone:15054706114