ECO-FRIENDLY, STRAW BALE, HACIENDA STYLE HOME

455 Cimaron Dr., Quemado, NM 87829, Quemado, New Mexico, 87829

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* FOR SALE

$295,000

MLS: 30062-01874

20.1 Acres

1,640 SqFt

3 beds

2.5 baths

What You Should Know

  • Eco-Friendly, Straw Bale Home

  • 20 Acres

  • Passive Solar Orientation

  • 3 Bedrooms/2.5 Bath

  • Oversized 2 Car Garage

  • Workshop

  • Greenhouse

  • Mountain Views

Why You'll Love It

Distinctive strawbale home on approx. 20 acres of pinon/juniper covered property.   Using all green building materials, this natural home will pique the interest of anyone looking for an eco-friendly abode.  The home is built hacienda style with a landscaped courtyard, boasting a 40 ft mural on the interior walls and tile mosaics on the exterior walls.   The house is clay-plastered inside and out to allow the strawbales to breathe.   The floors are sealed, poured adobe in the master suite and the main house to help ease leg fatigue.    The ceiling insultation is recycled denim.   Passive solar orientation and construction incorporated into every section of the house.  Not only is the house energy efficient, it was built with chemical sensitivities in mind.

Vaulted, corrugated metal ceilings throughout, tile counter tops throughout, window bancos throughout.  A few of the custom features include: wooden gates, wooden doors, entertainment center, kitchen cabinets, bathroom cabinets, wooden bathroom fixtures, kitchen shelves (fixtures and shelves made from juniper harvested on property).  

Great room includes living room with wood burning stove, kitchen, and dining room.  Large laundry room / pantry with “dog shower” and half-bath off of kitchen.  On-demand hot water heater in laundry room.  Half bath has new composting toilet.  Ideal for water conservation, but is plumbed for regular toilet.  Talavera sink.  East porch perfect for enjoying coffee and watching the sunrise over the mountains.    West porch perfect for evening entertainment – complete with outdoor horno for making pizzas, and a firepit with banco seating.

Master suite includes sitting room / office with built-in bookcase, wood burning stove, large sleeping area, large walk-in closet with built-in shelves and loft for storage.  Master bath has walk-in shower with tile mural and built-in bench.   Master bath floor is heated.  Toilet is incinerating for water conservation, but is plumbed for regular toilet.   On demand hot water heater.

Guest house can be either a jack-and-jill two bedroom, or a guest room with its own private living room.  The guest house floors have traditional Saltillo tiles – complete with imbedded paw prints.    His and her Talavera sinks.  Separate toilet/shower area for privacy.   Tile mural in shower.  Extra wide window shelf in shower is perfect for that water loving plant.   Loft storage above bathroom.

Oversized two-car garage with large apron.   Finished interior with woodburning stove for heat.  His and her built-in work benches.  Green house built onto south side of garage also helps keep garage warmer in winter.   Second small garage suitable for jeep, ATV, or lawn tractor.  7 water catchment tanks (total capacity approx. 4600 gal) for irrigation.   Heavily treed lots so firewood is available onsite.

Property has panoramic views.   At night you can almost reach out and touch the milky way.   Deer and elk are frequent visitors as are many species of birds.  The property is on a hummingbird migration flyway. 

Home is located in Cimarron Ranch subdivision in Red Hill, NM.   Home on approx. 10 acres and adjacent lot (approx. 10 acres) included in sale.  Fire department and medical helicopter pad 1 mile away.  Two community wells within subdivision.  Roads well maintained.  Trash dumpster conveniently located on community property.

Where You'll Find It

  • Street Address: 455 Cimaron Dr., Quemado, NM 87829
  • City: Quemado
  • State: New Mexico
  • County: Catron

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Lisa Squires

Associate Broker