Here is an oasis on the banks of the Rio Fernando off Kit Carson Road, just before the entrance to Taos Canyon, minutes from Taos Plaza! Situated on 2.25 acres under the canopy of ancient cottonwood trees, aspens, pear, plum, apple and apricot trees, in the shadow of Taos Canyon and Carson National Forest, this property is truly unique to the area. The original owner is selling her 2,043 square foot custom built Southwest style split level home. Lovingly maintained, this property has beautiful open living areas with outdoor access for unlimited entertainment inside, outside, or in the park like setting.
Entry foyer doubles as a mud room and offers a dramatic entrance into the main living areas. Vaulted ceilings and generous windows bring the outside in. Living area supports multiple seating arrangements, anchored by a sculptural Southwestern wood stove fireplace. Kitchen has stainless steel and black appliances including refrigerator, microwave, electric range, dishwasher; granite countertops and an eating nook with banco. A large Dining Area overlooks the entry deck and river frontage. There is a secondary living space in a spacious Den off the Kitchen and Dining areas with vaulted ceiling, built in cabinetry with wet-bar, closet and ceiling fan.
The bedroom level offers two bedrooms which feature a split Master floor plan. The Master Bedroom has an en suite bath with jetted tub and separate shower and offers access to a private outdoor deck. Part of the bedroom wing includes a comfortable guest bathroom and a spacious Laundry and Mechanical Room.
Southwest style includes Vigas with tongue and groove ceilings, Saltillo tile, Southwest fireplace, Talavera tile, and nichos throughout. Built with passive solar gain in mind, the Southern exposure means low utility bills. Generous windows and skylights make for light, bright living with views from every perspective. Heating is in-floor radiant. Brai roof is recently installed. High speed Internet is available. 36.3836517001527, -105.556744560599
Outdoor living includes a large Trex deck with room to entertain. The partially fenced property includes a storage shed, barn, and corral with electric fence. Lower level includes an oversized one car attached garage with a shower bath; perfect for cleaning up after outdoor activities before entering the house. Access to property is east of Taos Plaza, off Kit Carson Road right through the stucco entrance to the former San Geronimo Lodge (see photos), just before and opposite Piedmont Road, (there is no street sign) to second property on the left. Look for our sign. All this and priced under current appraisal value!