Welcome to vast skies and spectacular views of distant mountains. What a peaceful place to live. This lovely off grid 1200 square foot pueblo style home is located on a spacious 19.9 acre lot. No further lot splits in this and several adjacent similar off grid subdivisions guarantee large lots and lots of elbow room between neighbors. This cozy home has multiple south facing windows for passive solar gain to maintain warmth on sunny winter days. The home is constructed of desirable pumice-crete construction which is a great insulater, aesthetic, and provides extra thick walls for insulation effect and sound deadening qualities. The home is 1 bedroom and 1 bath with an antique style bath tub in the bathroom. There is a great room sharing the generous living room and kitchen area. There is also a utility room with a sink and the washing machine, and water filtration system. Other heat sources include an air tight efficent woodstove and a small gas space heater. The solar hot water heater provides an economical hot water source and an insulated 80 gallon hot water heater to maintain the warmth. The solar photovoltaic system provides electricity for this special off grid home, and the owner has just recently replaced the batteries for storage of electric power. Fresh Batteries! There is a community well, which with a well membership entitles a member to take up to 2,000 gallons of water per month to augment the water collected from the metal roof catchment system and stored in three underground cisterns totalling 4100 gallons of water storage. This community has a road maintenance agreement in which community members contribute $375 /year for road maintenance. The roads in this community are well rocked and well maintained! Good roads are a must. From this home, one travels 2.4 miles on well maintained roads, to Hwy 64 and turn right on the highway for 20.5 miles to the Taos Plaza; shopping, and other amenities in historic Taos. Bring the horses!
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