Eco 1′s land search:
Size: Scalable. 1-20 acres in city, 40 – 500 acres surrounding area, 1000+ acres for remote areas
Development: Subdividable to a minimum of 10 relatively dense lots, prefer 30+ lots.
Budget: $1M – $3M . Can stretch to $6M – $10M with more subdivision options.
Utilities: We imagine being self sufficient off grid with septic, grey water, solar, wind, and other fuels as necessary. Internet access is essential.
Airport: Prefer one within 30 minutes, or the ability to build a landing strip.
Water: Water rights for farming and residential use, wells, live surface water, and reservoirs a plus.
Mineral Rights: Strongly preferred.
Topography: A combination of flat grassy valley for ag, hills, tress, and mountains for beauty, privacy, and views.
Rain: 15-35 inches per year preferred.
Elevation: Mountains: 0 to 8000.
Sun: Need ample sun exposure for ag and solar, especially full South facing sun in winter
Access: Paved roads preferred to the property, or potential to finish paving to property
Structures: Prefer not to pay significant value for existing structures, we are planning to design and build, although a large well-built barn and one house to use while building is helpful
Proximity: Within 30 minutes of a decent grocery store and gas is preferred. A town with positive, liberal culture is even better.
Ski: Proximity a plus.
Air: Don’t want to be anywhere near industry, mining, pollution, fracking.
County: Prefer a county with flexible or no building codes, earthship and alternative structure friendly, GMO and fracking bans a plus
Area: Front range, CO, or nearby mountains, Oregon, Washington, and possibly other areas.
Please contact Josh using email icon at top with questions, leads, or interest. Thanks!