So..What is a Earthship you may ask? A earthship is a home, which is truely a "green home" with a southwest style. It is a self contained sustainable passive solar home that is built right into the earth, sometimes called a ram earth home. If you are energy conscious and wish to live "off grid", this is the type of home that you should consider.
This Colorado Earthship that is built with a southwest style is for sale. It is located on a beautiful 36 acre piece of property just outside of Salida Colorado.
If you truly want an earth-friendly, sustainable passive solar home on 35+ treed acres with fantastic mountain views - THIS IS IT! This easily accessible property with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, offering energy-efficient passive solar is one-of-a-kind. Well constructed with an adobe interior, this southwestern-style home was built with poured concrete core walls, some recycled materials, and thermal-mass earth bricks compressed on site. Photovoltaic electric solar panels, which generate the power for the home, have been recently upgraded to the newest technology. The panels, a domestic well, a solar hot water heater, an 8,000-watt back up generator, and the large propane tank enable this home to function effortlessly, independently, and cost effectively. No utility, water, or sewer bills - truly "off-the-grid" with no monthly expenses.
It uses minimal amounts of propane for cooking. The thermal mass construction provides comfortable temperatures without conventional heating or cooling systems. Two kiva fireplaces provide additional warmth and ambience. The south-facing windows capture light, heat and views of the nearby mountains. This is a very attractive home with an open floor plan, skylights throughout, a large kitchen and dining area, a large master bedroom and bath, a full laundry room and a large, 3-car garage. The land is densely treed, with rolling terrain, which creates a private setting with many beautiful views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. For the buyer looking for an energy-conscious, environmentally-minded home, this quiet, beautiful house is one that you will want to visit!
So when your friends ask you What is a Earthship? you can tell them about a green home is Salida Colorado Southwest Style.
Located close to world class fishing on the Arkansas river, hiking, mountain biking, hunting, rafting, camping, jeeping, snow mobiling and skiing.
Offered for $579,000 By Appointment Only.
Barbara Pearson-Sawyer, GRI
Mobile : 719-207-3884
email : email@example.com
First Colorado Land Office 7385 West Highway 50 Salida, Colorado 81201
First Colorado Land Office
7385 West Highway 50 Salida, Colorado 81201