I spoke with David Arkin earlier this week about the incredibly generous and caring offer that he and is wife Anni Tilt are making for those people who lost their homes in the California wildfires.
For those of you interested in purchasing land in Colorado and building a straw bale house, here’s an incredible property that has the ball already rolling towards your success. Check out the information below about this amazing piece of land. Here’s a quick summary: 1.4 acres; Active building permit & plans for 1200 square foot straw bale, passive solar house. The photo is at the St. Vrain trailhead, 1/4 mile from the land.
Built in 2001, this energy efficient straw bale home is off the grid and waiting for you to make it your own personal oasis! The highly efficient straw bale construction is powered by solar energy and passive solar design. The property is only 15 minutes from Harbin Hot Springs and 30 minutes to Calistoga, CA.
I hope that you have heard about the Feuillette’s house. It is the first house made of straw in Europe and the first one built with a wooden frame filled with straw in the World! It is 93 years old and in an excellent condition! We need your help as we hope to buy it and thus preserve an important part of straw bale construction’s history.
Check out this short slideshow to view a beautiful Straw Bale Home in British Columbia, Canada
This unique home was built in 2008 using passive solar and straw-bale construction techniques (the entire south wall of the house is glass, and the home’s post and beam constructed walls are insulated with straw-bales).
Check out this uniques straw bale home for sale in Kansas.
This incredible piece of property is where I used to live and where I raised my kids for 11 years. It is one of the most incredible pieces of land I know of. I am sad to see it go; however, I understand that it is too much for one person (my mother-in-law) to manage on her own. It is time for the next adventure for her and so the land must find a new partner to inspire. Maybe it will be you.
People often talk to me about testing the moisture content of the bales in their walls once their straw bale house is complete. The best way to accomplish this is to utilize the space behind the electrical boxes throughout the home.
I think listing this property for sale on my website is an interesting example of the full circle of life. It was this house that really inspired me to commit myself to straw bale construction. I worked on this house, as a helper and nothing more auspicious, and found a real desire to make my […]