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6th Avenue 2SW of San Carlos

PO Box 6476

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Bambace Peterson Team

11 Stunning Homes You Wouldn’t Know Are Eco-Friendly

GO Banking Rates | 08.30.2019


When it comes to this property, lovingly known as The Egg Farm by locals, any modern farmer would love this 1920s farmhouse that’s set on almost nine level acres in the beautiful Carmel Valley floor. It uses city utilities, but it is also self-sufficient with permitted irrigation and solar capabilities for those who want to live off the grid.

Eco-Friendly Mansions Can Hold Hidden Bargains for Home Buyers

BLOOMBERG | 07.30.2019


The building was made out of straw, clay, plaster, and lime, with a living roof made from topsoil displaced by the building’s foundation. Construction on the first of the property’s two buildings cost Mouawad, a pediatrician, “three times the cost of conventional materials,” he says, but what he spent in construction costs has more than paid off.

Homestead in this Off the Grid Farmhouse - Just 10 Minutes From Carmel, CA

SUNSET | 07.26.2019


Who hasn’t dreamed of escaping from the bustle of city living to your own sustainable, off-the-grid farm? If you happened to specifically dream about owning 10 fertile acres of land that included a remodeled 1920’s farmhouse, guest house, auxiliary buildings, and a caretaker’s house, good news: there’s one on the market.

Homes for sale : Big Sur modern stunner can be yours for $6.9M

CURBED | 07.23.2019


Situated along the winding coast of California’s Highway 1, this modern masterpiece is perfectly positioned to soak up the otherworldly views of Big Sur. Renowned architect Mickey Muennig - the man behind Big Sur staples like the Post Ranch Inn-designed the five-bedroom house in the mid-1970s.

Pastoral paradise: Own Carmel's beloved Egg Ranch for $4.250M

SF GATE | 07.23.2019


Carmel locals and perhaps many Northern Californians know "The Egg Farm," an 8.59 acre property and former purveyor of organic free-range eggs. Now the very much still fruitful farm is for sale, asking $4.250 million. This ranch rests in on the Carmel Valley's fertile floor. It's part-farm and part-family compound.

For Sale: A Big Sur Stunner Perched on a Former California Gold Mine

Coastal Living | 06.20.2019


It might seem like, these days, you have to strike gold to score a swoon-worthy home in California. (Exhibit A: This one-time $350 million Bel Air listing.)

But, on the rare occasion, gold just comes with the territory. Such is the case with this breathtaking 33 acre plot of land situated along the dramatic Big Sur coastline.

Monterey County estate doubles as a $3.6M disaster survival compound

SFGATE | 06.05.2019


What qualifies this $3.6 million estate in Monterey County as a sustainable emergency survival bunker, exactly? While the home is conveniently connected to local utilities for water, natural gas and electricity, it also has its own resources that would allow it to run entirely off the grid.

A Rustic, Off-the-Grid House in a Remote Part of Big Sur, California

GLOBAL MANSION | 05.21.2019


This remote, off-the-grid house with stunning Pacific Ocean and mountain views offers 33 woodsy acres on the site of a former gold mine in Big Sur, California. "Essentially you’re smack dab in the middle of a 33-acre forest that’s surrounded by Los Padres National Forest," listing agent Mark Peterson said. "It’s on the South Coast of Big Sur, which is even more remote than the rest of Big Sur."...

Former Gold Mine, Now a 33-acre Cliffside Home in Big Sur

WEALTH MAGAZINE | 05.04.2019


A 33-acre cliffside home in Big Sur, California with postcard coastal views is located on a former gold mine that was in use until 1960, and the mine is still accessible. The original miners’ quarters have been preserved and repurposed as the current kitchen, bringing the history of the site close and tangible.

$1.9 Million Homes in South Carolina, California and Massachusetts

THE NEW YORK TIMES | 05.01.2019


The one-story house, designed by Ernest Bixler, a local builder, is in the southwest quadrant of Carmel — a seven-by-eight-block section known as the Golden Rectangle, for its proximity to Carmel Beach and town, and the resulting high real estate prices.

Carmel-by-the-Sea cottage used in Clint Eastwood thriller asks $1.89M

SAN FRANCISCO CURBED | 04.30.2019


On the market for the first time in 20 years, this downright adorable two-bed, two-bath home, designed by Ernst Bixler, screams Carmel-by-the-Sea. Quaint and rustic yet effortlessly elegant, the seaside home lands on the market for a cool $1.895 million. 

A Big Sur Home Sitting on a Former Gold Mine Just Listed For $2.25M

DWELL | 04.29.2019


This lovely, light-filled home is rich with local history. The home is located on the site of a century-old California gold mine, which is still accessible on the property, and was still in use through the 1960s. In fact, the original miners' quarters now serve as the home's kitchen.

A Big Sur Home Sitting on a Former Gold Mine Just Listed For $2.25M

SAN FRANCISCO CURBED | 04.12.2019


The home blends California coastal design with log cabin vibes, and it features a bright and airy great room with expansive, double-height glazing. The room's 20-foot-tall ceiling is made of redwood sourced and milled right on the property. Designed for indoor/outdoor living, the great room opens to a spacious deck...