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Water Views - Eco Friendly - Seller Financing
3487 Colard Ln Lyons, CO
$ 475,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#929526
  • TypeBackup
  • CountyLARIMER
  • CityLyons
  • AreaSpring Gulch Ranch Estates 3Rd Filing
  • NeighborhoodSpring Gulch Ranch Estates 3Rd Filing
  • Zip80540
  • Style1 Story/Ranch
  • Year Built1994
  • Taxes3312
  • Price$ 475,000
  • Bedrooms1
  • Full Bathrooms0
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage2256
  • Lot Size9.15 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Gateway Realty Group
Property Description

Earthship! The ultimate in sustainable living! Hand-built passive-solar design on a gorgeous 9+ acre lot with a seasonal pond in beautiful Spring Gulch Ranch Estates! Water provided by a cistern filled from an adjudicated natural spring. A genuine Earthship designed by renowned Taos, New Mexico architect Michael Reynolds. Structure made from both natural and upcycled materials (such as earth-packed tires). Systems include a composting toilet, large indoor greywater filtration planter, roof catchment water system w/ a 1800 gallon cistern, 4 stage water filtration system & heavy gauge wiring for future PV system. The drain system is pre-plumbed for future installation of a flush toilet & septic system. Home is super insulated and earth-bermed. Temperature rarely gets below the mid-50s, no matter the outdoor temperature. Will need to be purchased with cash, or owner may consider owner financing with a 25% down payment.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Lyons Elementary School Lyons Middle School Lyons High School
Price History
12/3/2020 Listed $475,000

General Features

Basement Foundation No Basement
Construction Stucco, Other Construction
County Larimer
Design Features Open Floor Plan
Energy Features Solar Rough-In, Sun Space, Southern Exposure
Heating No Heat
Locale Lyons
Ownership Private Owner
School District ST Vrain Dist RE 1J
Subdivision Spring Gulch Ranch Estates 3rd Filing
Type Earth Berm
Utilities Electric
Zoning Open

Interior Features

Great Room Length 21
Great Room Width 9
Kitchen Length 16
Kitchen Width 8
Laundry Room Level Code Main
Master Bedroom Length 22
Master Bedroom Width 20
Rec Room Length 17
Rec Room Width 11

Exterior Features

Garage Type None
Horse Property Horse(s) Allowed
Inclusions Electric Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Bar Refrigerator
Road Access Privately Maintained


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 80540

AVG $400K
AVG $2,582
AVG 78
Year Built
AVG 2000

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