Private retreat through a remote controlled gated entry borders Carson National Forest, tucked into the prestigious piñon and juniper Canon Foothills off Kit Carson Road with spectacular Taos Valley views. Designed by architect Oscar Palacios, this custom 2×6 frame 1996 construction, remodeled in 2006, offers a 1 bedroom, 2 bath open floor plan in 1603 square feet with separate office area. Heated and finished oversized, windowed one car attached garage is flex space that could be easily converted to additional living area or bed and bath. Additional two car cover exists in detached carport. Smart contemporary design is light and bright with large view framing windows and includes jetted tub, bidet, designer tile and granite counters. Gourmet kitchen features bird’s eye maple cabinetry, glass tile backsplash, Wolf convection/radiant oven and gas range, Miele steam oven, Asko dishwasher, Vent-A-Hood, and Sub-Zero French style refrigerator. Heating is hot water radiant in stained concrete and concrete tile floors with large fireplace in living room. 2011 well pump with reverse osmosis water filter/softener; hot and cold water on demand at kitchen sink. Built in desks and shelving in office and Master Bedroom walk in closet provide additional storage. All windows are covered in fresh Hunter Douglas window coverings. Flat screen wall mounted television with 5.1 surround sound speakers, high efficiency front loading washer and dryer, and outdoor grill convey with property! Two outdoor flagstone patios lead to legal access to forest. Walk a garden path to an elevated Trex deck with hot tub overlooking sunset views in complete privacy. Sharon Porter, Tres Ventanas, architectural drawings for additional master bed and bath, extra living space, existing garage conversion, and new garage convey with sale! Located off US Hwy 64 (road to Angel Fire), conveniently near the Weimer bypass to the south end of town, this property is minutes from Taos Plaza, the hospital, and all town amenities. SOLD in 175 days!