Our Passive Solar home sits at 8800 feet above sea level. All the large glass windows face South.
Open the drapes during the day on sunny days to allow the sun to heat the home. Close the drapes before sundown to preserve the heat.
A large wood burning fireplace with ducting and fans will warm the second floor living area quite well. Plenty of cut wood is available for the fireplace.
Base board heating is in the downstairs bedrooms. With the bedroom doors closed, the bedrooms stay quite warm.
The laundry room is across the hall from the galley type kitchen.
The master bedroom with queen down the hall from the living area. There are 2 bedrooms downstairs, one a king, one a queen. A bedroom upstairs in the loft with twin beds. 2 futons are also in the loft balcony.
We try to keep the carpet clean by removing our shoes at the door.
In winter 4x4 or chains may be necessary. The road is wide and graded. There is a steep spot prior to my home, and the driveway has a slope. The driveway is long enough that
several cars can be parked off the road without getting on
For the maid service to have time to prepare for the next guests, we ask you arrive after 4pm, and depart prior to 9am. These times are flexible if there are no guests arriving or departing and the same day.
Keywords: Single Family Dwelling
My children and I are residence of Oklahoma. We went to Colorado in 1986 to learn to ski, and have enjoyed winter sports since then. I traded my skis for a Snowboard in 2003.
Having enjoyed family fun with winter sports for many years, we decided to get something more permanent. Something my grandchildren could grow up with.
My home in Angel Fire is 2 miles from the ski lodge. Sits on 1.5 wooded acres. Up on a slope with views to the south. The road to the home is paved till the last 1/2 mile. There it is wide and graded. 4X4 or chains may be needed as there is a steep grade prior to the home that can get icy in winter.