||Address: 888 Crystal Acres
|Size: 400+ Sq. Ft.
||Postal Code: 81326
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35 acres with unobstructed views of the La Plata Mountains and agricultural status – very low taxes! Only 20 minutes from Durango.
-16 x 12 unfinished straw bale structure/cabin with loft, brick floor, insulation, aspen ceiling, wood stove and wrap around porch
-12 X 12 unfinished straw bale structure/cabin with loft and wrap around porch
- small A-frame shed
-sawdust compost toilet outhouse with spectacular view!
-40 square ft. straw bale dog house with 40 x 40’ fenced enclosure
-excavated 10x10x6 pit for root cellar
-excavated dry pond
-underground phone and electric at property border
-large fenced in garden area
-900 gallon concrete cistern
800 foot swale running along western border of property with several species (mountain cherries, native plums, Rocky Mountain junipers, Burr oaks, hackberries, buffalo berries and currants) of windbreak trees, supplemented with gravity fed drip irrigation from (8) 55 gallon water stations. ***These trees were established 2 years ago as bare root saplings, so still somewhat small.
Various plantings around straw bale structures – currants, oak, 5 heirloom apple trees with a full spectrum of uses including: baking, drying, preserving, applesauce, cider, and eating fresh, 1 Macintosh, 1 Dolgo crabapple (edible) supplemented with gravity fed drip irrigation system
Established honeybee hive