Green Homes for Sale - San Antonio, Texas Green Home

San Antonio, Texas — Green Home For Sale

San Antonio's first Eco-conscious 'Rammed Earth' Home is Now for Sale

Listing ID: 20630

  • Energy Efficient Home
  • Green Home
  • Sustainable Home
  • Rammed Earth
Asking Price (USD) $425,000
Annual Property Tax $7,407
Annual Utility Cost $1,200
Home Area 2,833 sq ft
Bedrooms 3
Total Property Area 3.6 acres
Year Built 2019

Property Description

The very first rammed earth house in Bexar County, energy efficient courtyard design and material to live a sustainable country lifestyle in 3.6 acres of land; grow your herbs and veggies, keep your chickens for eggs and enjoy the countryside in this lovely 2,800 square feet 3 beds 3.5 bathrooms and an office with balcony amazing new construction. Walk through the antique wooden doors and walk into a lovely courtyard where you can enjoy your morning coffee and the birdsong every day.

Leverage the sun and moonlight and enjoy the classic Roman Style architecture used for centuries. Built on a solid foundation that holds the weight of a 4-story building, this rammed earth house features two boxes of 18-inch thick pest-free, fire resistant, energy-efficient rammed earthen walls that stay cool in summer and warm in winter. Metal roof and plenty of storage space in this spacious home with walk in closets and multiple doors and windows for natural lighting.

This sustainable construction doesn't need an AC system; the house is cooled efficiently with mini splits in the dining and living area, and in the master bedroom. In winter, the home is warmed with a wood stove in the living and dining area, keeping the home in a comfortable temperature and spending around $100-150/month in electricity.

Work from home in the second floor office with a balcony with a view to the countryside, Enjoy the spring blossoms and watching the neighbors ride their horses on Saturday mornings in beautiful Losoya Texas, outside of city limits but part of Bexar county with city water and electricity, and a water well for the multiple water faucets throughout the property on 281 highway.

Earthen walls were built with soil from the same property. Back of the property is fenced separately where the hole still is visible and a natural pond can be easily installed. The property also includes incomplete structure that can be removed or rehabilitated for barn or other projects purposes.

Being on the highway in an up and coming area, minutes away from Mission del Lago Golf Course, Toyota, TJ Maxx and NuStar campus, this is prime real estate on a major highway with huge residential and commercial potential close to the Brooks City area for wining, dining and shopping.

Get homestead and farming county exceptions and enjoy the Texas country where the soil is conducive for growing fruits and veggies, keep your own animals for clean consumption and work from home in a small piece of paradise living a sustainable lifestyle. The home is ready for you to make your finishing touches.

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Rammed earth construction, courtyard style, allowing for natural lighting and ventilation. Rammed earthen walls make it energy efficient, cool in summer, warm in winter. Mini splits and wood stove installed for adjusting temperature to personal preference. Rammed earth is with soil from the same property and no harsh chemicals like regular construction. Courtyard allows for rainwater harvesting. Water for the house comes from San Antonio Water System, electricity from City Public Service. Working well for outside faucets. Property has sandy soil, perfect for growing your own fruits and veggies. 

Neighborhood Description

South Bexar County in Losoya area; farming community, Southside Independent School District schools. Neighbors know each other, ride their horses every Saturday morning. Very close to Pleasanton Texas, yet still within Bexar County, right outside San Antonio city limits. No need for city permits to build and embellish property. 

Market Area

Address is the city of San Antonio, this area is growing and developing quickly, with Toyota, TJMaxx and NuStar companies in the area. Property has much commercial potential being on a main highway 281. 

School District

Southside School District, formerly a rural district, provides K-12 education with several schools in the area, bilingual programs available.


Country sustainable living; ability to keep your own animals and get a farming county tax exception. Neighbors know each other, as they've been there most of their lives. Very calm and safe community. 

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

Interior Environment

Heating System Other
Wood Stove
Cooling System Other
Ventilation System
Whole House Filtration
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Municipal Energy
Water System Municipal
Rain Water Collection
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Rammed Earth
Exterior Finish Other
Plaster - Earth
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint
Floor Material Concrete
Roof Material Metal
Window Material Metal Dual Glazed
Insulation Material Other

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport No