Off the High Road to Taos (SR 518), just southeast of Paseo del Pueblo Sur in Ranchos, lies a Talpa jewel to be discovered at the end of Ortiz Lane. Quality 1999 highly efficient pumice construction oriented for passive solar gain and spectacular wrap around mountain views. Located on one acre with irrigation water rights. Surrounded by fields and one friendly neighbor, this property is as expansive as its views with dark, starry nights; a quiet oasis within an historic area currently undergoing transformational re-development. Private, landscaped entry courtyard with garden and seating areas. Enviable open floor plan 3 beds/2 baths plus separate office and split master in 1667 square feet. Beautiful mosaic backsplash with quartz countertops in a spacious kitchen overlooking sunset and Taos Mountain views. Several new stainless steel appliances and a new washer/dryer set which conveys with sale. Butcher block kitchen island conveys with sale. Southwest architectural details include plaster walls, radiant heated stained concrete floors, tongue and groove ceilings and kiva fireplace. Master bedroom includes reading nook and ensuite master bathroom. Low maintenance Propanel shed roof. On well and septic with natural gas. Partially fenced with established landscaping and plenty of room to expand or farm. Wired patio for hot tub. Garden shed and 325sf modular workshop, partially sheet rocked, with windows and electricity waiting for creative use or simply more storage. Ample guest parking and plenty of room to add a carport or garage. On site cell service and Century Link DSL high speed Internet fast enough to work at home. This flexible, meticulously maintained property is a rural retreat to escape to, yet minutes from Taos’ south side amenities, the country club golf course, and road to Santa Fe.
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