This serene country oasis is nestled in the Rio Laja river valley just outside of the Atotonilco Sanctuary, between Montecillo de la Milpa and Los Ricos de Abajo. This elegant and cozy ranch home was built in 2012 with focus on beauty as well as healthy, vernacular and natural techniques and materials. The 1ft. thick thermal, breathable walls and vaulted ceilings are built with artisanal adobe and compressed earth block. Features of the home and property include: majestic views down the river valley with the Picachos Mountains as a backdrop; 10-15 foot ceilings; earthen and lime plaster bases and finishes; ornate, stenciled ceiling tile; arches and curves; Tadelakt showers;Menonite cast iron wood stove; bambu and earthen flooring; artisanal relief tile; a fruit tree grove; mature mesquite and huizache trees ; rainwater catchment with 70 m3 of storage; grey water recycling; solar hot water; bio digester; grid-tied; solar ready; well water rights; a quality chicken coup; established organic garden; extensive ornamental and high desert gardens;a horshoe pit; adobe perimeter wall.
Listed by Coldwell Banker Smart