Silver City, New Mexico — Green Home For Sale

Artisan-built straw bale home perfectly positioned on 17.4 scenic acres near the hot springs overlooking perennial Cold Creek. 1 BD/1 BA home w/ media/family room, an office & large utility/craft room +550 SF workshop/casita. See the virtual tour!

Listing ID: 20169

  • Energy Efficient Home
  • Green Home
  • GreenBuilt Home
  • Natural Home
  • Sustainable Home
  • Straw bale
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Asking Price (USD) $490,000
Annual Property Tax $1,500
Annual Utility Cost $0
Home Area 2,120 sq ft
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Total Property Area 17 acres
Year Built 2005

Property Description

Luxurious Desert Oasis! Beautiful mesquite hardwood floors and hand-crafted, old world style solid core doors throughout, wool carpet in media room, central AC, and wired for high speed DSL. Gourmet kitchen with custom cherry cabinets, high-end appliances and concrete countertops. Many artist touches like handmade wall sconces depicting the constellations and gorgeous stained glass. Studio/guest casita includes Murphy bed and built-in storage with adjacent tool and garden sheds. See the virtual tour at

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

This seductive getaway has many artisan touches and is move in ready. Green features include: solid straw bale construction, solar electric system tied into grid, oversized windows & clerestory face south for passive solar gain, Hurd low E windows. Both roofs are standing seam metal w/ water catchment systems.

Neighborhood Description

Mimbres Valley –quiet & private property overlooking perennial Cold Creek, native Bosque includes cottonwood, willow and ash all silhouetted against majestic cliff walls; Parklike setting with abundant wildlife including annual nesting of great horned owls; Large Joranado petroglyph on cliff wall; East facing private courtyard with brick oven and patio; West facing large deck with incredible vistas.

Market Area

Hot springs nearby; Valle Mimbres organic market just up the valley; The Black Range and Gila National Forest are minutes away for the outdoor activities of your choice.

School District

Cobre Consolidated School District


The Black Range and Gila National Forest are minutes away for the outdoor activities of your choice. Hot springs nearby.

Home Type or Land

Single Family - Single Level

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 Forced Air - Gas
Solar - Passive
Cooling System Conventional Forced Air - A/C
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

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

Construction Information

Construction Type Straw bale
Exterior Finish Stucco
Interior Finish Other
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Carpet
Wood - Solid
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Wood Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport No