Who wants a bucolic mountain retreat on 16.11 private,with irrigation water rights, minutes from both Taos Ski Valley and Taos Plaza? This extraordinary property offers a flexible, single story compound at the end of a road off desirable Hondo Seco Road, with mixed terrain of meadows, foothills, mature shade trees, aspen, pinon and juniper, and acequia; surrounded by stunning views from sunset to the Sangre de Cristo mountains.
The main house is a passive solar design featuring spacious rooms. Full of natural light with large operating windows, glass blocks, and skylights; featuring hand carved wood doors, hot water on demand, and utility room; washer and dryer convey with sale. An inviting entry way leads to a large living room with walk-in storage closet and access to guest bathroom with separate outdoor entrance. On the opposite side of the entry is a spacious, open dining room and chef’s professional kitchen with corner banco. Custom cabinets surround a country kitchen with pantry. Unusually beautiful granite counters with an eat-in bar, farmhouse sink and reverse osmosis system. Appliances include a Viking professional gas range with two ovens, six burners and a grill, microwave, and oversized Viking refrigerator/freezer. Beyond the kitchen is a Master suite with sitting area, kiva fireplace and ensuite tub/shower bathroom. Quality cordless honeycomb shades, Living Room shelving unit and custom concrete dining table convey with sale.
West of the main house is a charming Pueblo style casita guest house, Queen size Murphy bed, gas powered wood stove, large walk-in closet, bathroom with walk-in shower, kitchenette, and wall of windows and French doors leading out to a flagstone patio in a shady grove of native cottonwoods. Behind the casita is a large wire and split rail fenced pastured corral.
East of the main house is a Pueblo style studio with private exterior access. A spacious open room with cabinet wall systems features oak strip flooring, gas powered wood stove, kitchenette, and full tub/shower bathroom. Bright and light with windows, skylights, and French doors. Studio is attached to a 1085sf finished three car garage with windows. Tractor (with several attachments located across the driveway from the workshop) convey. Off the open room is a 472sf portal. South of the main compound, beyond the acequia madre is an 840 sf finished, rastra barn style workshop with pitched ProPanel roof, a gas powered wood stove, windows and double barn doors. Swimspa conveys.
Private driveway into the property, parking area, and drive to garages and workshop is paved asphalt with ample guest parking and circle drive in front of the workshop. Beautiful red flagstone steps, walkways and patios with stucco walls and bancos connect the main house, casita and studio buildings, offering multiple landscaped areas for outdoor entertaining. Buried irrigation system waters grassy lawns. Surface water rights from the Acequia Madre del Llano. Three septic systems, two owned, buried propane tanks, private well. Century Link DSL Internet on site; Kit Carson fiber optic system available. Cell service available on property. Wireless security system on site. Energy efficient construction with two owned solar array systems on a net metered electric grid. Electric radiant heating in all buildings. Minimal restrictions. Garage and workshop constructed in approximately 2011; remaining buildings constructed in approximately 1996 and renovated 2015-2017. GPS: 36.530006, -105.656106.
This truly unique property, is suitable for a completely private compound with a total 3984 flexible square feet of living space and 1925 square feet of garage and workshop space. Acres of varied terrain to explore. Abundant wildlife. Big sky. Unlimited possibilities!
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