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Property Details



120 Lower Arroyo Hondo Rd *
Taos, NM 87571
Status: Active
3600 sq ft
3 bd / 2 ba
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Property Details:
  • County: Taos 
  • Subdivision:  none
  • MLS #: 85587
  • Type: Single Family Home
  • Style: No data provided
  • Lot Size: 5.00 acres
  • Garage: No data provided
  • Basement:  No
  • Year Built:  2008
  • Locale: No data provided
  • Recycle Center: yes
  • HOA Fees: No data provided
  • Taxes: No data provided
  • Tax Year: No data provided
  • Parcel #: No data provided
  • Zoning: County Rural Ag
  • Mail City:  Arroyo Hondo
  • School District: Taos
  • Water Rights Included:  Yes
  • Mineral Rights Included:  Yes
  • Electric Supplier: co-op
  • Water Supplier: well
  • Gas Supplier: propane
  • Waste Water/Sewer: septic
Owner-built efficient strawbale home with adobe studio and meditation building. Passive solar, radiant floor heat, on-demand water heaters (one for domestic water, one for floor), mountain views and close to the Rio Grande. Gardens, ponds, horse pasture, and a motivated owner!
  • LEED Certification:  No
  • Energy Star Earned: No
  • HERS Point Rating: No data provided
Green & Energy Efficient Features:
  • Construction: Adobe, Earth Berm, Strawbale, Passive Solar Design
  • Doors & Windows: Natural Daylighting, Clerestory Windows, Light Tubes
  • Interior Features (Energy Saving): Energy Star Kitchen Appliances
  • Building Site/Location: Southern Exposure, No Toxic or Chemical Waste Present, Home Orientation Faces Within 15 Degrees of South
  • Thermal Mass : Concrete Installed for Thermal Mass
  • Space Heating: Radiant In-Floor Heat, Home has 3 Heating Zones or More, Wood Stove with Secondary Burn System
  • Space Cooling : Passive Cooling, Ceiling Fans
  • Hot Water Heat: "On Demand" Tankless Instant On Hot Water
  • Indoor Air Quality/Ventilation: Smoke Free, Polished Concrete Floor Using Non-Toxic Chemicals
  • Building Envelope/Insulation: Ceiling & Attic Insulation, Radiant Barrier System (RBS), Ceiling R-30 or better, Walls R-19 or better, Roof Insulation (other not mentioned here)
  • Wall Covering Material: Earthen Plaster (exterior)
  • Landscaping (Water/Habitat Conserving): Native Vegetation, Landscaping Requires No Irrigation, Rainwater Catchment System Installed
  • Interior Features (Water Conserving): Water Conserving Dishwasher (Energy Star Rated), Composting Toilet
Other Features:
  • - Basement: Garden Level
  • - Lot Type: Mountain View, Backs to Open Space/Forest
  • - Exterior Features: Porch
  • - Driveway: Private, Gravel
  • - Amenities: Horses Allowed , Pasture Land
  • - Design Features: Bar, Sun/Solarium, Open Floor Plan, Cathedral/Vaulted Ceilings, Master Bedroom Suite, Main Floor Master Bedroom, Wood Stove, Pond, Laundry, Studio
  • - Out Buildings: Guest House, Shed, Greenhouse, Workshop
  • - Disabled Accessibility: Interior Door Openings 32” or More, Exterior Door Openings 36” or More
  • - Ownership: Private Owner
  • - Possible Usage: Single Family
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Nan Fischer
Certified EcoBroker Associate Broker
Salsa Realty

Taos, NM

Mobile: 575.770.3055

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Listing Office:
Salsa Realty
800 Bond, Box 6
Taos, NM 87571


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