Taos, New Mexico — Green Home For Sale

This off the grid, fully self sustainable earthship sits on 3 acres of beautiful sagebrush 12 miles from Taos, New Mexico, in the Greater World Community.

Listing ID: 18890

  • Green Home
  • Healthy Home
  • Natural Home
  • Off the Grid
  • Photovoltaic (PV)
  • Solar - Photovoltaic

Annual Property Tax $156
Annual Utility Cost $0
Home Area 1,160 sq ft
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Total Property Area 3 acres
Year Built 2003

Property Description

This off the grid, fully self sustainable earthship sits on 3 acres of beautiful sagebrush 12 miles from Taos, New Mexico. The west side borders BLM land and the Taos Gorge is one mile away. It sits on 660 acres in the greater World Earthship community. The earthship runs solely on solar power, catches rainwater and snowmelt, uses earthship systems of grey and black water treatment and is heated and cooled by thermal mass. This is a great home for 1 or 2 people who want to live environmentally responsible, who have a working knowledge of earthships and who enjoy the peace, nature and serenity of the mesa.
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What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

low carbon footprint..
living in an earthship allows one to be in tune with the environment: the sun, the rainfall, all of nature and its surroundings

Neighborhood Description

My earthship is built in the Greater World community. There are 60 earthship homes here, and the headquarters for Earthship Biotecture is a mile away. Greater World is 660 acres of rolling mesa. The land in between the homes is community land. We have a community well, space for livestock, and privacy

Market Area

Greater World is located 12 miles from Taos, N.M.

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Home Type or Land

Single Family - Two Story

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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 Fireplace
Solar - Passive
Cooling System Passive Cooling
Ventilation System Other
Whole House Filtration None
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Off the Grid
Photovoltaic (PV)
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Rain Water Collection
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Earth Ship
Exterior Finish Masonry
Interior Finish Cement Plaster
Earthen Plaster
Interior Paint Other
Floor Material Carpet
Roof Material Other
Window Material Metal Single Glazed
Insulation Material Urethane Foam

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport No