522 Highway Iron Springs, AB
$ 1,095,000
Property Attributes
  • ID#A1151722
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityIron Springs
  • Postal CodeT0L 1G0
  • StyleBungalow
  • Price$ 1,095,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Lot Size185.01 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Real Estate Centre - Coaldale
Data Source:
Canadian Real Estate Association
Property Description

Secluded EcoFriendly Earthship.This property is a wonder!This 3 bed, 2 bath Earthship (first in Alberta) is nestled at the base of a coulee. It faces south and is heated by passive solar and wood stove backup. Electricity comes from the solar system with a grid connection for backup. Water comes from the rainwater collection and filtration system, with sewage handled by a septic tank. A greenhouse incorporated into the front of the house provides year round growing opportunities.Should you wish to keep a few animals, the property is fenced and a fabric building provides shelter. Storage is handled with the 40ft seacan.The 185 acres of virgin mixed grass prairie and coulees is host to incredible biodiversity: like badger, porcupine, owls, jackrabbits, cottontails, deer, coyote, gray partridge, prairie ground squirrels, weasel, a multitude of hawks and eagles, along with an amazing amount of wild flowers, grasses and native pollinators. As a migratory bird throughway you will be witness to an incredible variety of birds. The 1.2km of Little Bow River frontage is host to many animals, some being: red winged blackbirds, ducks, shore birds, fish, clams, snakes, crayfish, muskrat as well as visits from pelicans or you can just enjoy a float down the river. A Multisar survey documents the habitat of the various species of flora and fauna which inhabit this property.Once an ammonite mine you will be able to find pieces of ammonite and other ancient shells as the Bearspaw shale continues to give up its secrets.Stone circles are in abundance as the Indigenous once camped here to take advantage of the abundant deer, other game and plants to forage.Whether you want a recreation property or just want to unplug from the city life and get back to nature this place can fulfill your needs. (id:7434)

General Features

Building Appliances Refrigerator, Stove, Washer & Dryer
Building Architectural Style Bungalow
Building Cooling Type See Remarks
Building Type House
Community Features Fishing
Features Other, French door
Foundation Type See Remarks
More Information Link
Ownership Type Freehold
Property Type Single Family
Zoning Description Agricultural

Interior Features

Basement Type None
Building Fireplace Present True
Building Fireplace Total 1
Building Heating Fuel Solar, Wood
Building Heating Type Wood Stove
Construction Style Attachment Detached
Flooring Type Concrete

Exterior Features

Fence Type Fence
Landscape Features Garden Area
Water Front Type Waterfront on river


  • Views
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No Strata Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in T0L 1G0

AVG $610K
AVG 59
Year Built
AVG 1997

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