This elegant straw bale home sits on 111.70 breathtaking
acres on the New Mexico/Colorado state line. Don't forget
the elk! They will be your closest neighbors for much of
The following video will take you on a walkthrough tour
of the property:
This view shows the home and its surrounding
property as seen from the north. The New Mexico/Colorado
state line runs along the road running through the middle of the
photograph from left to right which also forms the south
boundary of the property and the north boundary of the Rio
Grande del Norte National Monument. The riverbed of the
Rio Costilla on the left side of the photograph forms the east
boundary of property on its way to its confluence with the Rio
Grnade in the center right portion of the photograph. The
road to the right of the home sits at the property's west
boundary. This photograph also shows Ute Peak on the left.
As seen from above, the property contains the
home and its solar electric equipment building.
A plank entryway and covered patio surrounded by xeroscape
landscaping greet you at the front door. This picture also
shows the Costilla Range of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
The distant cottonwoods in the background line the bed of the
Costilla River at the property's eastern boundary.
The front door leads to the homes great room which combines
living, dining, and kitchen spaces. Adobe finished walls,
a massive kiva fireplace, and adobe floors give earth elements
and a natural feel. The vaulted tongue-and-groove ceiling
soars above the room giving a spacious, bright and airy feel.
The picture windows frame the inspiring 10093 Ute Mountain just
across the state line in New Mexico within the new Rio Grande
del Norte National Monument. The thick window sills and
frames contribute to the natural feel of the home. This
view of the mountain will always be protected since the property
borders the national monument with no developable land sitting
The dining area sits between next to the living area and the
spacious kitchen with plenty of room for entertaining.
Just off the dining area, sits this secluded patio - perfect for
taking in the dramatic views like this one of distant storms
across the valley. This space serves as a perfect outside
dining room for much of the year.
The spacious kitchen contains a SunFrost DC refrigerator, a
double sink with a view out the window, and a downdraft stove.
The SilestoneTM quartz counter tops provide a
beautiful, durable, and functional preparation surface.
The tile backsplash features a panoramic mural of Ute Mountain
and other surrounding landmarks by Jaroso artist Mark Dudrow -
reminding you of your beautiful surrounding.
This view from the kitchen shows the oven, cabinetry, dining
area, and intriguing curved book cases built by Lynn Stehwein
leading into the bedroom. The contrasting ceiling lines
between the bedroom and great room portions of the home provide
The open airy feel of the great room extends into the master
bedroom. Imagine waking to the views of the sunrise coming
over the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and shining on Ute Mountain.
The office nook off of the bedroom provides a wonderful work
space with ample light and corner office views.
The home's spacious master bath includes the sink and shower
that you see here...
... and a toilet and bidet. Beautiful cabinetry
provides for ample linen storage.
On the other side of the great room, this den area provides a
cozy area to read or just relax. The doorway to the right
leads to a the second bathroom, laundry area, and the garage.
The home's 24' x 24' garage provides plenty of room for your
vehicles and storage.
This off-grid home's electrical system generates power from
multiple solar and wind generators. This shed houses
batteries, inverters, a generator, and other equipment to supply
all of the home's power needs.
contact me with any questions, to arrange a visit, or otherwise
pursue this home.
4113 County Road A
Dreamcatcher Real Estate
Main: (575) 758-3606
toll: (888) 826-7468
515 Gusdorf Road
Taos NM 87571
# of Bedrooms
# of Full Baths
# of Partial Baths
Number of Acres
Price Per Acre
Approx. Year Built
Middle School/High School
Approx. Square Feet
Post & Beam, Straw
Tongue & Groove
One, Kiva, Living
Off the Grid
Hot Water Radiant,
Washer, Dryer, Gas Oven, Gas
Ceiling Fan(s), No Window
Cov, Handicap Access, Walk
In Closet(s), Wash/Dry
Irregular, View, Gentle Slope,
Borders nationl Monument
Current Tax Amount
Owner Financing Y/N
NM 522 to Colorado, continue about 1 mile to left
turn on CO Rd. B. About 10 miles then left on CO
Rd. 8. 1 mile then right on CO Rd. A. 4 miles to
driveway on right marked #4113.
Enjoy the privacy and Ute Mountain and Sangre de Cristo views, from
this incredible off-grid strawbale
home worthy of its location. Borders Costilla River a very short
distance from where it joins the Rio
Grande. Rio Grande del Norte National Monument across the street
preserves Ute Mountain views
forever. Huge kitchen with Silestone counters and custom tile
backsplash by Jaroso artist Mark
Dudrow. Beautiful adobe plaster inside. Many artistic touches. A
or 1(888)826-7468 toll-free and direct
John Kejr, Associate Broker,
Licensed in the State of NM