31861F W US Hwy 160 Bayfield CO Real Estate

Do you value privacy, self-sufficiency, tall pines and prime pastureland with an abundance of water and wildlife? This custom totally self-sufficient off-grid, 3 level log home is adjacent to the San Juan National Forest, and situated on 20 acres of partially fenced property. The vegetation consists of 15 acres of mature Ponderosa Pine/Gambel Oak forest, and 5 acres of sub-irrigated meadow/pasture lands (brome, timothy, wheatgrass, alfalfa, red clover). This unique property not only has tall pines and meadows, but also offers plentiful water - with Beaver Creek, Citizen's Irrigation Ditch, 1 spring fed pond, and 1 seasonal pond all located in the meadow/pastures. This property also offers amazing views of the HD mountains, with the home located on a ridge that overlooks the pastures and barns. This off-grid self-sufficient solar powered home has updated state of the art solar photovoltaic panel arrays, AGM battery storage system, charge controllers, inverter/chargers, and a propane backup generator for those cloudy/snowy days. The current owners designed, built, and successfully lived off-grid on this property for 44 years. The solar PV system has historically provided approximately 98/% of the power needs for the home, with the remaining from the propane generator. The home has unique appliances designed for off-grid solar living, and includes a 12V solar refrigerator, 12V solar freezer chest, gas range/oven, gas water heater, washer, gas dryer, dishwasher, and microwave. Household water is provided by a good producing well, 1800-gallon cistern water storage, whole house water filtration system, and reverse osmosis 6 stage drinking water purification system. The 3 level, 3100 sq ft home has living room, kitchen, dining room, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 bonus rooms, large rec room, two covered decks, one car attached garage, workshop, mudroom, and greenhouse attached to the kitchen. The property also contains 1 hay barn with covered feeding area and attached goat barn/chicken coop, 1 horse foaling stall/barn with attached turnout pen, tack room, outdoor riding arena (66'x132'), round pen, 2 bay carport, 4 bay equipment barn, woodshed, storage shed, multiple gardens and raised bed growing areas, and 1 large fenced dog pen with doghouse. This 1979 home has been well maintained, and will welcome your personal updating touches.