Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Gorgeous, lush, pastoral 1.79 acres with surface water rights and the acequia madre running along one edge of the property. Beautiful trees! Lush grass! The views of El Salto from this home are unparalleled! 2047 square feet, 2 bedroom, 2 baths. Welcoming, wrap-around portal. Dramatic entry. Great room design with open kitchen, dining area and living room. Cozy family room with office nook or studio? Versatile floor plan! You will love the views from the upstairs bath, deck and hot tub. Sitting room/library off upstairs bedrooms. Quality, carved wood doors. Easy care tile floors.  Beautiful, long driveway. Large open pasture. Attractive 2 car carport. Freestanding 235 square foot shed. Furniture package available!  MLS  96436  $575,000

Saturday, March 7, 2015

When something old is made new...this enchanting adobe home on the historic La Loma Plaza in the historic district of Taos, is the perfect marriage of old and new. Thoughtfully remodeled in 2013, this authentic home maintains original character and style but offers new surfaces, mechanics, appliances, doors and gorgeous divided light windows that allow light to come in from all directions! Almost hidden from view in the far SW corner of the plaza your private world awaits. Open the old wooden gate, walk down an exterior corridor until you reach a charming courtyard surrounded by portals. Stunning wood front door welcomes you into a great room illuminated by a sun soaked sky light. Open dining area, family room, with fireplace, and cooks kitchen which features a huge work island with concrete counter tops, a 6 burner gas range/oven, farm-style sink, new cabinetry surfaced with reclaimed barn wood and a spacious walk in pantry. The master bedroom suite offers a wall of closets (I know! Closets in an old adobe!) and a fully remodeled bath. The second bedroom is separate from the master suite for increased privacy and uses a second fully remodeled bath. A magnificent bonus room with gas kiva fireplace, offers many options: a living room, library/study, office, studio or even extra guest accommodations as one wall includes a Murphy bed. Additional features include: Dramatic lighted nichos that display your treasures. Coat closet off the entry. Courtyard off the family room. Oversized garage with storage space. A spacious laundry room. This is your perfect Taos getaway or even a vacation rental as there is an owners closet to safely stow your personal items! MLS 96415  $649,000

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

New Listing! 24 Sol Grande North! 
Gorgeous Northern NM Territorial with a distinctive Spanish hacienda flair! 7.9 acres with stunning Sngre de Cristo mountain and Taos valley views in 360 degrees. 4444 sq ft home with 3 spacious bedrooms (including a sumptuous master suite with fireplace), 5 bathrooms (one with an elegant steam shower) a cozy family/TV room and a fantastic second floor office suite (which is plumbed for a kitchen and has a sound proof barrier from the first floor). The great room is truly great with 12 foot high, vaulted, exposed hand hewn beam ceiling, grand fireplace, beverage center, and divided light doors and windows facing east and west capturing the light and framing the gorgeous courtyards and gardens. Gourmet all the way in this open kitchen with rich flagstone counter tops, African Mahogany cabinets, Thermador 6 burner range and double oven and a dream pantry...truly the heart of the home! Off the kitchen is a large laundry room with a picture window and planning desk, plenty of room for projects here! So many features to list...thoughtful landscape that creates year round interest and color with drip irrigation system, wonderful covered patios and a built in BBQ, view deck off the second floor office suite which is also accessed by an exterior staircase, a 977 sq ft 3 car garage, and an additional 693 sq foot building that can be used for storage, a workout room or studio? you decide! Now for the high tech features: Lutron computer controlled home lighting system. Creston home entertainment system for video and audio. SolarLogic computer controller for solar assisted heating of domestic hot water and radiant floor heat. Home security system. CAT5/6 Ethernet Cables with access throughout the home. Door bell sensor in driveway to alert you of a visitors arrival. In ground hot tub (currently out of service). Full weather station provides indoor and outside weather conditions. Chair lift support provided in stairway for future chair lift if needed. All this located near the charming village of Arroyo Seco with easy access to Taos and the Taos Ski Valley. MLS 96410 $1,700,000

Sunday, March 1, 2015

NEW LISTING! Sweet, One Level Home Right in Town!
Soooo get to town, work, shops and restaurants! Located right off Salazar Road. Sweet, cozy pueblo style home with 1347 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. Gracious entry hall. Dramatic kiva fireplace in living room. High ceilings with vigas. Tile floors. Radiant floor heat. Open, great room with efficient kitchen. All appliances. Large pantry. Skylights. Walled patio with hot tub! Carport with storage room. Fenced and gated back yard.
MLS 96401  $258,500