Who doesn’t appreciate a low maintenance, flexible mountain property in the forest? This property has it all! Owned by one family since an original 1967 build, the house was completely renovated and expanded in 2009 to include all new mechanicals, wiring and plumbing.
The two level alpine design with walk out and parking on both levels features approximately 2500 square feet of heated space and single level living with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, entry hall, open living/dining/kitchen area, and split master bedroom with ensuite bath in the 1400 square feet upper level.
Downstairs is 600 heated square feet of workshop, mechanical room with open access to plumbing, electrical and storage, and spacious separate storage room. Additionally, there is a 500 square feet separate open room with outdoor access, covered in interlocking rubber mat tiles, which is currently used for workout space, art studio, office and more storage. This room could be easily converted to a separate mother-in-law suite or guest quarters with close access to water for kitchen and bathroom.
Light and bright, with passive solar windows framing mountain and forest views, the Living area features 13’ vaulted tongue and groove ceiling. Open Kitchen with eat-in bar for two offers a five burner gas range, microwave with stove top vent, French style refrigerator, dishwasher, and pantry. Private Master Bedroom has a large walk-in cedar lined closet with wire shelving and organizers. Ensuite bathroom includes jetted tub for two, separate shower and water closet. Walk-in Laundry closet is off Master Bedroom. Warm, carpeted bedrooms; laminated wood floors in living areas. Forced air heat. More than ample storage, inside and out. Cell service and fiber optic Internet available!
Exterior amenities include water proof and fire retardant cement HARDIEPLANK® lap siding and stucco exterior with Propanel metal pitched roof. Spacious balcony Trex deck and railing (also at entry) provides worry free outdoor entertaining space off the Living area, and could be easily expanded to create a carport with direct covered access to basement. Underneath balcony is room to store outdoor furniture and ATV with snow plow, which conveys with sale! A Generac 5500 generator is stored and wired in Tuff Shed storage shed, conveying with sale as well. Spacious, fenced dog run could also be a nice place to start a protected garden. An electric dog fence encompasses approximately a .75 acre area within the property. Propane tank is owned and conveys with sale. Plenty of parking and circle driveway provides easy access for your visiting friends and family. Wildlife abounds! A short walk out your door provides access to Carson National Forest.
Desirable Valle Escondido, Spanish for Hidden Valley, is a Firewise community of full time and part time owners between Taos and Angel Fire off the US Hwy 64 Enchanted Circle scenic drive, surrounded by Carson National Forest. Annual membership dues are $1550, payable in March and May, and provide community water system, road maintenance and snow plowing, fishing lakes and access to seasonal 9 hole golf course, clubhouse, restaurant, bar, and outdoor swimming pool. Required buyer paid transfer fee of $3,000 at closing.
Situated on nearly an acre parcel comprised of three combined lots, surrounded by Ponderosa pine and aspen groves. The first property on your right as you enter the development, 12 Mill Road is elevated, with spectacular mountain views, overlooking the first green and fairway, offering unusual privacy and easy access in and out of the resort. GPS: 36.365386, -105.38509384655764. Only 20 minutes from Taos. Low maintenance living in the forest with all the modern amenities? This kind of thoughtful, immaculately maintained property doesn’t come along often!
Sharon Bumpas GilsterQualified Broker/Owner
Qualifying Broker/Owner Sharon Bumpas Gilster is the only broker chosen by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World to represent Taos, NM, one of only three LeadingRE members in New Mexico, and is a recipient of the LeadingRE Crown of Excellence Award, an unprecedented honor for any Taos real estate…Read More