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.
Listing this straw bale home 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 many years ago. I worked on this house, as a helper and nothing more auspicious, and found a real desire […]
This straw bale home is currently for sale in the province of Quebec. For a private showing or more information, please contact the owners directly at the number and/or email provided in this blog post. Be sure to mention that you heard about the property on StrawBale.com!
If you have ever wondered what the oldest straw bale structure in Europe is, you can stop wondering. It’s this home, built in 1921 in Montargis, France. The house has been for sale for over a year now and a group of straw bale enthusiasts, the RFCP or French Straw Bale Building Network, are looking to purchase the property and preserve it for the future. The RFCP is trying to raise money through donations to purchase the property.
The backdrop for this home is amazing. Yes, it get cold in the winter, but with a straw bale home, you won’t mind at all. You’ll be happy to look out at the stellar views from the comfort of your super efficient straw bale home. This home sits on five fenced acres in the beautiful […]
Gabriella here…I am pleased to post that all of the 200 sq.ft. cottages that we built in the first few years of teaching workshops when we lived out on my mother’s land have been completed and they look amazing! These cabins were built largely during the several workshops we help up on the land so […]
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAIN HOME FOR SALE Longs Canyon – Trinidad Colorado Combining southwestern luxury and charm with a unique earth-friendly design, this 9-year old, 4,788 + sq. ft. straw-bale home is nestled on 35 acres above a evergreen canyon west of Trinidad Colorado. This custom Rocky Mountain homestead is situated in the foothills of the Sangre […]
Over the years you have likely heard me talk about the Straw Bale Village: an eco-development I created in the National Historic Landmark Town of Jacksonville, Oregon. The straw bale community building along with several homes, have been completed in the Village and building lots are still available for purchase. Many of the available lots […]
This straw-bale home was built in 1996. The lot was once used for Ford Truck commercials because the backdrop of the mountains is that spectacular. It is the same view from the award winning spa at Miraval Resort which is only a mile down the street. Large open floor plan with master bedroom, full bath, […]
This unique and ecological Quebec house for sale is situated at the end of a quiet, secure and very private street in Grenville-sur-la-Rouge. This is a Canadian municipality situated in the province of Québec, in the MRC of Argenteuil in the area known as the Laurentian’s. Grenville-sur-la-Rouge is situated north of the Ottawa River and […]