Seize this rare opportunity to own a meticulously crafted home that embraces the beauty of nature while offering sustainable living in a straw bale-built home. This one-of-a-kind custom built Spanish home invites you to experience luxury living intertwined with nature and nestled in West Atascadero with unparalleled views. Considered a passive solar home and boasting a unique, eco-friendly insulation of two-foot thick walls crafted from rice straw bales, making it a super-energy-efficient "green" haven. Designed by Jennifer Rennick and constructed by Semmes & Co to harmoniously blend timeless Mexican and Santa Fe aesthetics with modern sustainable features, creating an ambiance that is both inviting and environmentally conscious. Once inside this 2-story abode venture through the foyer to find a spacious open floor plan living room with sycamore stormed-down accents, concrete floors, natural gas fireplace, dining area, chef’s kitchen, and multiple access points to the outdoors. The kitchen features a large center island with bar seating and copper sink, soapstone countertops, cherry wood Plato cabinetry, high-end appliances, built-in desk, and dining area casually separating the living and kitchen spaces. Directly off of the living room sits the library office with sycamore wood built-ins and guest bathroom. The owner's suite is thoughtfully situated on the main floor, with radiant floor heating, sweeping views, and French door to the patio. Boasting a walk-in closet with antique Mexican doors, en suite bathroom with shower, jetted tub, dual vanities with granite vessel sinks, and additional closet. Also located on the first floor sits the laundry room and access to the oversized 2-car garage. Venture up the Mexican-tiled stairs to find a den space with spacious view balcony and vibrant bathroom with shower. The second floor also features a guest bedroom and extra-spacious studio bedroom with cabinetry, sink, and custom sycamore tree inspired “cat walk” for your feline friends to travel to each room. Step outside and discover your own sanctuary surrounded by 3.7 acres of oak trees, native vegetation, and gentle pathways. The back patio offers a serene space to dine or unwind while soaking in the picturesque views. Embrace sustainable living with the owned solar panels, allowing you to harness the power of the sun while reducing your carbon footprint and electricity bill! This Spanish-style gem is more than a home – it's a lifestyle.
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