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19 Sacred Path, Placitas, NM 87043


2 Bed - 1 Bath

Size: 1445

Available: 10/1/2018


Coming In October! 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, 1445 Square Feet, 5 Acres In Placitas Cozy Straw bale Home with Majestic Views Two bedroom, one bath, office, With an LPG radiant floor space heating system make this a low maintenance technical home. Low density mountain side neighborhood nestled on the north side of the Sandia foothills of Placitas, New Mexico. Passive solar home with Straw bale construction, tight envelope and non-smoking occupants, with thermal double pane windows and custom made interior decorative shutters. Four skylights in the pitched roof allow natural day lighting in nearly all the rooms. Low energy lighting installed in all of the eight rooms allow for conservative use of electric power. Centrally located Adobe thermal mass storage wall works well for passive solar and fireplace heat storage. Vaulted ceilings make for spacious feeling in this 1445 sq. ft. Home. On 5.304 acres of Land, offering a lot of space and privacy. Beautiful surroundings are blessed with wildflowers, cactus and Cedar, Juniper, and Pinon trees. Majestic mountain views of the Sandias and Cabezon Peak to the northwest, next to the open space for hiking doubles as animal corridor for wildlife. Outside the Home is a Flagstone Fire Pit with sunbathing, reading and social area, with a great view of the adjacent 600 acre Placitas Open Space and Sandia Mountains. Towards the north is a seasonal stream which is the major watershed from the mountains. Wood storage area, utility spaces and a wood storage box make this a complete home. Space for a hammock to be placed in the front yard if so desired. Incredible night stars for viewing and enjoyment. Wildlife with birds, coyotes, limited wild horses add to the beauty of Placitas. Interesting community with symphony orchestra along with other musical and poetry events. The Placitas library has monthly art openings featuring local artists along with historical talks about the area past and present. Annual events include the Placitas Holiday fair, and the Studio Home Tour in early May. A local winery in the Village of Placitas has quarterly poetry talks along with festivals throughout the year which brings people together. Inside the Home are new low energy appliances, which includes, refrigerator, LPG stove and oven, washer and dryer. Ceramic Italian floors with thick walled window sills, carpeted bedrooms and custom decorated cupboards in the kitchen and the bathroom give this home southwestern style and finished appearance. Maximum comfort is automatically maintained by the radiant floor heating system. Because this house is situated at a high elevation, mechanical cooling is rarely needed operable windows on all four sides of this rectangular shaped Casa allow healthy and free natural open air breeze cooling along with fans in the living room and master bedroom. A stand alone evaporative cooler is used during the summer peaks. Utilities The home presently uses CenturyLink for high speed internet, phone and or entertainment services, however Comcast is available as well if desired. A roof rainwater catchment system with a 1600 gallon aboveground storage tank is used for drip irrigation. The well water pump and all other appliances use AC power. Buried septic system with a non polluting bio process. Conscious living with conservation of water usage and living with nature. Neighbors very lovely and supportive in neighborly needs. Seasonal stream on property and mountain breezes. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets to enjoy, let you relax away from the city lights and noise, at this special home located at 19 Sacred Path in Placitas, New Mexico. Directions: Coming from Albuquerque, Go north on I25 to exit 242 (Placitas Exit) make a right turn headed East towards the mountains. You are now on HWY 165. On the other side of I25 the road is called HWY 550. Go approximately 7 miles up the hill towards the village of Placitas, as you come into the village on your right side you will see the Presbyterian Church a now defunct general store with old gas pumps out front. then a US Post Office, and then a business called Cedar Light Company with a tiny sign. The first left turn just past Cedar Light is a road called Camino de Las Huertas. Its just past a bunch of mailboxes on the left side of the road. Make the left turn and go 2.2 miles. At just about 2.2 miles the road will make a sharp turn to right and come down a hill. At the bottom of the hill is Cedar Creek Road. Go left on Cedar Creek Road. You will notice in the distance an arch way over the road. Take Cedar Creek Road till it comes to a T in the road. Make a right at the T onto a dirt road called Anasazi. Continue on Anasazi, the road will appear to end, keep going down into an arroyo and back up and follow the road till you see in the distance a house with a green roof and solar panels on the roof. That is 19 Sacred Path. You will see 19 on the side of the house.

Rental Features

  • Refrigerator
  • Walk-in closets
  • Laundry room / hookups
  • Fireplace
  • Oven / range

Lease Terms

$1,195.00 security deposit

1 year