The Picuris Earthship is the latest OFFICIAL Global Model Earthship built by Earthship Biotecture and designed by Michael Reynolds.
This makes it the best functioning Earthship on the planet.
An Earthship is a state-of-the-art off-grid eco-friendly building with all the commodities of a conventional house and more. The Picuris Earthship is located in the Greater World, one of the world's only fully sustainable communities.
Come and see what is possible in the world of sustainability.
The Picuris Earthship is the newest official Earthship making it the most evolved and comfortable off-grid house on the planet.
It grows plenty of fruit and vegetables, it catches and stores rainwater and uses the energy of the sun to power your wifi and provide a beautiful hot shower when needed.
It uses thermal mass to keep cool in summer and provide toasty warm comfort in winter and 40% of it is constructed using recycled materials (tires, cans, bottles).
Picuris Earthship is filled with light from its glass front, which also provides the most wonderful views both day time and night time (no light pollution here!).
This is a great opportunity to stay in the logical houses of the future, named not without reason, one of Lonely Planet's top 10 eco stays for 2014.
The Earthship is located in the Greater World Community, the world's only Earthship subdivision.
Started in 1994, this Earthship subdivision is the only official off-grid subdivision in the world and encompasses 630 acres of rolling sage-covered mesa with a deep gorge and beautiful views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
The sunrises and sunsets are special every day, and the non-existent light pollution makes star gazing one of the favorite activities of visitors and residents alike.
Feel free to stroll along the main community road if you choose (you will get a pass that gives you access to it), we just ask you to please not approach the homes- they are private.
Guests have access to the Earthship Visitors Center FREE OF CHARGE to learn all about Earthships. This will also be your meeting point to check in. A free tour is included in your rental price.
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The Visitors Center is open from 10AM to 4PM every day with an Earthship staff member available for you.
There are two bedrooms and two baths in this home with a large kitchen, dining room and living room. There is one king sized bed in each bedroom. The living room is equipped with TV with Netflix and DVD player and wireless internet.
IMPORTANT: CHECK-IN IS BETWEEN 2:30PM and 4PM ONLY!
PLEASE LET US KNOW YOUR EXACT TIME OF CHECKIN SO THAT WE CAN MAKE SURE THAT SOMEONE WILL MEET YOU!
If you cannot make it by 4:00PM please let us know in advance so we can set up a late self check in for you. Thank you!
- We have a $50 non-refundable pet fee per dog per stay. Dogs must not be left unattended in the Earthship.
- Smoking is not allowed in the Earthship or in the greenhouse. The smell of smoke is very difficult to remove from the Earthship. If we find that
you have smoked in the Earthship upon check out you could be charged up to $500. Please enjoy your smoking outside of the Earthship and greenhouse areas.
- Parties: We do not allow parties at any of the Earthships. We charge based on the amount of people in your group. Also, there is a noise curfew in the community of 10p.m. Please respect the peaceful atmosphere of the Earthship community.
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