Birder’s Paradise – Straw Bale Home for Sale in California

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“We built with straw bale because we didn’t want to owe our first born to the utility company,” shared the owner-builder of this California straw bale home for sale. And, they 100% achieved that goal but it didn’t happen accidentally and they crafted much more than just energy efficiency into their homeplace! For over two […]

Straw Bale Home for Sale in Wyoming

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This well-kept (and loved!) for-sale-by-owner home is right outside of Laramie, Wyoming, with easy access to the university, airport, and town amenities. Originally built by a local contractor as his forever home, it is now being cared for by a new owner. The house was designed to blend in with the neighborhood style but the […]

Incredible Straw Bale Home and Compound For Sale: Trail, OR

The Elk Creek straw bale home has actually been featured in our photo gallery in the past and is one we have personally visited and love. Located in desirable southern Oregon, this gorgeous straw bale home offers the ultimate in peaceful seclusion yet is close-in to all services, shopping, and cultural events. There’s even an […]

Dream Straw Bale Home For Sale on Whidbey Island, WA

Whidbey Island is one of our favorite places in the Pacific Northwest; picturesque, quiet, and magical. The only thing better than living in the area is doing so in a beautiful straw bale home! For sale is a truly stunning and spacious 3,440+/- sf home situated on 7.5+/- sunny and private acres with fenced paddocks […]

Stunning Straw Bale House for Sale in Ashland, OR

This stunning straw bale home is one of our favorites and was actually baled during one of our previous workshops! The owners are relocating to the east coast for work, which leaves you with an opportunity to perhaps buy one of the most beautiful and unique straw bale houses out there! Elegantly constructed post and […]

Straw Bale LEED Certified Quebec House For Sale

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This unique and ecological Quebec house for sale is situated at the end of  a quiet, secure and very private street in Grenville-sur-la-Rouge. This is a Canadian municipality situated in the province of Québec, in the MRC of Argenteuil in the area known as the Laurentian’s. Grenville-sur-la-Rouge is situated north of the Ottawa River and […]

Affordable Straw Bale Retreat Opportunity!

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Andrew and I were recently in Eugene, OR getting our kids settled into the University of Oregon (go Ducks lol!). During our week up there, we had the pleasure of staying in the Dharma Suite at Dharmalaya and can we just say “WOW!!!”? We are sharing some information about this incredibly affordable straw bale retreat […]

For Sale 1.4 Acres With Active Building Permit for a Straw Bale House in Colorado

St. Vrain River

For those of you interested in purchasing land in Colorado and building a straw bale house, here’s an incredible property that has the ball already rolling towards your success. Check out the information below about this amazing piece of land. Here’s a quick summary: 1.4 acres; Active building permit & plans for 1200 square foot straw bale, passive solar house. The photo is at the St. Vrain trailhead, 1/4 mile from the land.

Beautiful Straw Bale House For Sale in California

Straw Bale House Bedroom

Built in 2001, this energy efficient straw bale home is off the grid and waiting for you to make it your own personal oasis! The highly efficient straw bale construction is powered by solar energy and passive solar design. The property is only 15 minutes from Harbin Hot Springs and 30 minutes to Calistoga, CA.

Unique Straw Bale Home For Sale in Mt. Shasta, CA

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This unique home was built in 2008 using passive solar and straw-bale construction techniques (the entire south wall of the house is glass, and the home’s post and beam constructed walls are insulated with straw-bales).

Incredible Piece of Heaven For Sale

Sterling Creek Road

This incredible piece of property is where I used to live and where I raised my kids for 11 years. It is one of the most incredible pieces of land I know of. I am sad to see it go; however, I understand that it is too much for one person (my mother-in-law) to manage on her own. It is time for the next adventure for her and so the land must find a new partner to inspire. Maybe it will be you.

Straw Bale Home For Sale in Oregon

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Listing this straw bale home for sale on my website is an interesting example of the full circle of life. It was this house that really inspired me to commit myself to straw bale construction many years ago. I worked on this house, as a helper and nothing more auspicious, and found a real desire […]

Straw Bale House For Sale in Québec

Wood sided straw bale house for sale

This straw bale home is currently for sale in the province of Quebec. For a private showing or more information, please contact the owners directly at the number and/or email provided in this blog post. Be sure to mention that you heard about the property on!

Straw Bale Home For Sale in S. Colorado’s San Luis Valley (-SOLD-)

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The backdrop for this home is amazing. Yes, it get cold in the winter, but with a straw bale home, you won’t mind at all. You’ll be happy to look out at the stellar views from the comfort of your super efficient straw bale home. This home sits on five fenced acres in the beautiful […]

Retreat Straw Bale Cabins for Rent in Southern Oregon

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Gabriella here…I am pleased to post that all of the 200 sq.ft. cottages that we built in the first few years of teaching workshops when we lived out on my mother’s land have been completed and they look amazing! These cabins were built largely during the several workshops we help up on the land so […]

Southwest Colorado Mountain Home For Sale

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SOUTHWEST MOUNTAIN HOME FOR SALE Longs Canyon – Trinidad Colorado Combining southwestern luxury and charm with a unique earth-friendly design, this 9-year old, 4,788 + sq. ft. straw-bale home is nestled on 35 acres above a evergreen canyon west of Trinidad Colorado. This custom Rocky Mountain homestead is situated in the foothills of the Sangre […]

Lots for Sale in the Straw Bale Village

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Over the years you have likely heard me talk about the Straw Bale Village: an eco-development I created in the National Historic Landmark Town of Jacksonville, Oregon. The straw bale community building along with several homes, have been completed in the Village and building lots are still available for purchase. Many of the available lots […]

Arizona Straw Bale Home For Sale

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This straw-bale home was built in 1996. The lot was once used for Ford Truck commercials because the backdrop of the mountains is that spectacular. It is the same view from the award winning spa at Miraval Resort which is only a mile down the street. Large open floor plan with master bedroom, full bath, […]

Beautiful Colorado Straw Bale Home For Sale on 36+ Acres

fox on straw bale wall

Here’s a beautiful Colorado straw bale home for sale on 36+ acres! This sounds like an amazing property with potential to be a horse property if one were so inclined. If you would like more information on the property, please write a comment here and I’ll forward it on to the agent. I’ll let the […]

A Straw Bale Guest Chalet Vacation in South Okanagan, BC

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I was sent an announcement today about this two suite, straw bale guest chalet rental in BC Canada. This is pretty interesting and looks like a beautiful area. I’ve been to the Okanagan Valley and it is pretty amazing; however, I don’t think Ive ever been to this location. There is tons to do in […]

Straw Bale Home Appraisal Tips

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Getting a straw bale home appraisal is one of the harder aspects of construction. Why? Because there are not very many, if any, comparable sales of straw bale homes out there. So how do you jump this hurdle? There are a couple ways to do it. The first and most promising way is to make […]