About This Property
Here is a chance to own an authentic adobe house passed down through generations, located just off the Historic Ranchos Plaza. This property is situated within walking distance of excellent restaurants, art galleries, and the famous St. Frances de Assisi Church.
The entrance to 8 St. Francis Street is shaded by a large North facing Portal. The courtyard view from the porch is verdant and lush. Upon entry into the house the living room is warm and welcoming with fireplace, wood-paneled walls, and hardwood floors. A wood-paneled hallway leads to a large, open, country kitchen with spacious counters. The kitchen offers a window pass-thru to the dining room allowing ease of access for food from chef to guests. A tiled, full bathroom conveniently nearby. The dining room has a fireplace and plenty of space for family gatherings. Off the dining room is an area that can be used as an office or extra storage space. From the hallway, off the kitchen, is a stairway leading to the basement where a wood-fired stove heats most of the house, located alongside a gas heat system.
The entertainment room is quite large with plumbing access for a wet-bar, as well as chimney access for a wood burning stove. Right off the entertainment room is a spacious Master bedroom with natural light and ensuite bathroom. Attached to the Master bath is a private room that could be used for a private lounge. Across from the Master suite is the second bedroom with a large window looking out upon the green front yard.
Beyond is a solarium with backyard access where there is a spacious grassy area with handmade horno and garden shed. Alongside are old growth trees with carport. In the backyard is a workshop which features vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, and sky lights. There is RV storage in the driveway. This residence is on a .39-acre lot and boasts 3,180 square feet, two bedrooms, and two bathrooms. It is on well water and El Valle sewer, and has water rights, with an acequia right in the front yard.
Ranchos Plaza is the southern gateway from Santa Fe and Albuquerque to Taos, a community of restored properties, renowned artists, cultural diversity, and outdoor recreation. Priced under recent appraisal value to sell. Take advantage of an opportunity to own a piece of historic Taos!
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