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Functional Beauty in the High Desert  
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AN ONGOING PROJECT...

in Mineral de Pozos, Guanajuato. Pozos is an abandoned former mining town in the high chaparral desert of central Mexico. And the home is designed to take advantage of its location.

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Built of more than 90% pumice (espumilla), it is warm in the winter using passive-solar heating and cool in the summer using using proper ventilation. The main house is actually two apartments with separate entrances. there is a second house and a third house under construction (used as storage), the entire project could be a valuable rental property investment.

The design takes its cue from the flowing arquitecture of Antoni Gaudi of the Catalan Modernista movement. All the rooms have barrel-vault (bólveda catalana) or squash-dome ceilings, fantasy wrought ironwork windows and doors, unique tile decorated stairways and a 2.4m (9 ft) privacy wall.

 
 

 

Offered at...
Price $195,000 USD

What you get:
A lot of 1,060m2 or about 11,400ft2
A house on two floors of 209m2 or 2,250ft2 Actually two separate apartments
A second house of 74m2 or 797ft2
A third house under construction on the property currently used for storage of 22m2 or 237ft2
Covered parking area for 2 or 3 vehicles
Large landcaped garden and 3 planters