1423 Santa Cruz is a terrific opportunity to purchase a spacious property nestled in the desirable Weimer foothills below market value! Property is 3,417 square feet, with three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a two car heated attached garage. Additionally, there are three bonus rooms; a den, office, and art studio! A detached garage for a third car could be easily converted to a guest house. An open floorplan with split Owner suite provides for private space for the whole family. Two bedrooms and a bathroom located off the entry could provide a perfect, private Mother-in-Law suite.
Fully fenced and sited on one acre of pinon, juniper and sage to capture stunning views of Taos Mountain, the Sangre de Cristos to Picuris, and sweeping Western sunset and Valley views. Numerous outdoor developments include North facing large portal off the Living Area looking squarely at Taos Mountain, sunset walled entry courtyard, private walled grilling and dining courtyard off the Dining Area and Den, and a sweeping stucco wall surrounding the entire back yard.
Built in 1993, ongoing renovations have occurred through 2016, including a spacious Chef’s kitchen featuring custom finishes and cabinetry, copper farmhouse sink, granite countertops, long eat-in bar, and Bosch appliances. Cooktop is a five burner gas stove, and there are two wall ovens. Dramatic Southwest architectural design elements include hand hewn beams, corbels, plaster walls, Saltillo and tasteful Talavera tile, raised ceilings, enormous vigas, coved ceiling, herringbone tongue and groove throughout the house, and large, stepped kiva fireplace.
Mature landscape with ample opportunity to garden is maintained with a three zone irrigation system for the grass lawns, and drip irrigation on roses and peach, apple, apricot, cherry and crabapple trees. Stacked rough cut granite provides a terraced planting bed along the entire stucco wall in back. Flagstone walkways connect various exterior doors and outdoor entertaining areas. Spacious open garden shed attached to single garage. Wide circle drive at entry provides ample off street guest parking. GPS: 36.363641, -105.57119. Kit Carson fiber optic Internet available.
In floor radiant heat throughout, as well as in the two car garage. South facing windows provide passive solar heat. Large Utility/mud/workroom off garage includes front loading washer and dryer which convey with sale. Ensuite Owner bathroom has walk-in closet, walk-in shower, double vanity countertop, and water closet with hand sink. Guest bath across from the Den has walk-in shower, jetted tub, water closet, and large walk-in closet. Second Guest bath has tub and shower. Abundant storage throughout the house, including walk-in closets. Now within the Town of Taos limits, town water is available, though not required, in the street. Property is currently on a private well and septic system. CC&Rs have expired and were not renewed. Price reflects the need for new stucco (ESQ bid available) and any minor repairs required.
Weimer is popular for its magnificent Valley and Mountain views as well as its convenient location 10 minutes South of Taos Plaza with easy access around Town. Hiking, biking and horseback trails throughout the area with direct access to the Carson National Forest. Walk to Holy Cross Hospital and the Medical District. Close to all Town amenities and on the road to Santa Fe and Albuquerque. This is an opportunity that doesn’t come along often!
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