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36 Camino del Oso, Placitas

Solar Adobe Home
Electricity from the Sun!

2 bedroom + office, 2 bath
with studio/game room

2 car garage

$1,395 per month

No Electric Bills! This home (pictured to the right and below) is a 2 bedroom + office, 2 bath home approximately 7.5 miles from I-25. 1,900 square feet includes a 400 sq. ft. art studio/game room.

Located in the Village of Placitas on 2.3 acres, this passive adobe home has large south-facing windows that capture heat from the winter sun. It also has a 4000 watt solar electric system that provides all or most of the electricity needed to run the home.

+ Quiet and secluded, but just minutes from Highway 165.

+ Adobe construction, beam ceilings, brick floors.

+ Open floor plan: living room, dining room, kitchen.

+ The heat is electric baseboard heating--electricity furnished by the Sun! Evaporative cooling. 5 ceiling fans!

+ Lots of storage.

+ Roomy 2 car garage with shelves for storage.

+ Close to public land: you can drive up Hwy.165 just a few miles to reach the National Forest and Las Huertas Creek picnic and hiking areas. Sandia Man Cave is a popular destination.

+ The classic adobe construction and beam ceilings give the home a solid, quiet atmosphere.

Rent is $1,395 per month with a twelve-month lease. Tenant pays all utilities (electric, propane, water). Water is from a private well. Up to 4 pets with approval and additional pet deposit. $1,395 damage deposit, $35 (per adult) application fee, and credit/background check required. This is a no smoking home.

Living room

The living room has large south-facing windows that catch the winter sun. Brick floors, beam ceilings, ceiling fans.


The open floor plan has entry (on left) flowing into living room into dining room (on right) and into kitchen.

Kitchen 1

The kitchen has tile counters and some open shelving for displaying your kitchen treasures.

Kitchen 2

The kitchen is has a work island, a side-by-side fridge, a gas stove (propane), built-in microwave, dishwasher, and a window over the sink.

Master bedroom

The master bedroom has a classic kiva fireplace and a door leading to a walled patio.

Master bedroom 2

The master bedroom has south-facing windows and a walk-in-closet (on left).

Master bathroom

The master bathroom has a full tub and tile accents.


The office/ sitting room is in the master bedroom suite.

Bedroom 2

The second bedroom is at the other end of the house from the master bedroom and has a large closet.

Bath 2

The second bathroom is between the entryway and the second bedroom and has a tile shower.


The laundry room is large and has lots of cabinets and a deep laundry sink. The washer and dryer are included.


400 sq ft art studio/game room is off the garage and has its own entrance. Lots of natural light! Room for a pool table!


There is a courtyard to the east of the home outside the master bedroom.

Outdoor fireplace

The patio has a classic horno (Indian oven) style fireplace.

Please call, text, or e-mail me, if you'd like to tour the home.

If you'd like to be notified when we have other homes available, please e-mail Janice.

Contact Janice Fowler, 505-867-8000 or 505-250-6946 (voice or text) for information about leasing!

E-mail Janice at janice@placitasrealtyrentals.com









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Placitas Realty Dave Harper, Qualifying Broker
03 Homesteads Road, Suite A Placitas, NM 87043
phone 505-867-8000 fax 505-867-4113