Two earth berm passive solar houses adjoined by a courtyard totaling 2,600+ sq ft on this 43 acre gated country compound. New Mexico has four mild seasons. The Zia symbol has sacred meaning: four is a sacred number which symbolizes the Circle of Life: the four directions, the four times of day, the four stages of life, and the four seasons.
A View To Live For!
Courtyard at dusk
Walk through century old mesquite Mexican doors into the huge adobe walled courtyard connecting the two homes. Main house is one bedroom en suite, 1 & 1/2 bath, 12' cathedral ceiling facing sw, open floor plan with 9' floor to ceiling opening windows southwest exposure, galley kitchen, Jenn-Air fridge, commercial gas range, dishwasher, granite counter tops and granite composite sink, granite counter tops and Mexican ceramic sinks in the bathrooms. Guest house is two bedroom, 1 bath, pantry, wet bar, wood stove, game room and sunken hot tub with stunning views of Cooke's Peak from both homes. The earth berm passive solar houses are very energy efficient and can save money on utilities; on demand gas hot water, heats only when needed; 500 gallon rain water collection tank, gated compound. The guest house could be a rental income, airbnb or in law suite. This second house has a 'safe room' with a steel door; also 2 car garage, shop with 220 electric, plus 2 car carport with iron gates, circular gravel driveway, fenced yard with mature fruit trees (apples, pears, cherry, apricot & plum) and a dozen grapevines, raised gardens and fountains. There is a seasonal arroyo (creek), pad for RV parking and hook up and well with 3 acres of water rights. 1 mile to La Esperanza Vineyard, our local winery. Located a short, scenic drive to Silver City for shopping, restaurants, art galleries, doctors and hospital and Western New Mexico State University and the Grant County airport. A beautiful property in the Mimbres valley, San Lorenzo, New Mexico where there is a take off and landing strip.
A Safe Haven with a View to Live for!