Green Style: Gorgeous Green Home For Sale in Chile

Green Style: Gorgeous Green Home For Sale in Chile

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Cambria Bold
Jul 1, 2009

Sadly, it was LAST week that we were in the market for a home in Chile, not THIS week. Bummer. This three-acre property is located in the Maipo River valley in the central Andes Mountains. It's not exactly tiny, but it does feature organic gardens and orchards, a permaculture system of native plants and earthworms to process waste, and a private spring from which the residents get all their water. The whole thing was sourced from recycled materials — not to mention the incredible surroundings and the fact that "Maipo Canyon is a popular weekend destination for nature-lovers and foodies..."

It's selling for $630,000 via The New York Times. Here's some more info:

The owners brought in a team of carpenters from the island of Chiloe, which is known for its craftsmen. The floors are eucalyptus. The house also has 12 kinds of native wood, as well as a round stained-glass skylight made by one of the owners. The ground floor has two bedrooms, and a living room with a wood-burning stove that heats the whole house. The ceramic tile in the kitchen is locally made; there is a wood stove for cooking...

See many more pictures and read the whole article at The New York Times.

Photos: Victor Ruiz Caballero

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