Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Creative Space - Protected Place
Bordering the Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument, this extraordinary, contemporary home captures this rare and stunning setting, with it’s ever-changing light, now and forever. 30 acres above the John Dunn bridge, this location, surrounded by uninterrupted mountain vistas, is close to water, close to the Taos Ski Valley and while private and secluded, offers access to Taos on well maintained county roads. Designed by Edge Architects and Built by Ken Anderson in 2008, this home is so well designed, and so well executed that it makes sustainable living comfortable and worry free! 14” RastraBlock construction with frame and adobe interior walls. The building consists of 3900 heated square feet, an impressive, oversized, 1620 sq ft, 3 car garage with 13’ cedar doors, an enchanting entry portal and patio, and multiple second floor view decks. A welcoming entry leads you to an open living area, state of the art kitchen, and a wall of windows that capture the massive and dramatic views that lay before you. A second living room is open and airy with solar orientation for winter warmth and summer breezes! A library nook offers a cool retreat. Two spacious rooms off this living area can be used for a multitude of things: media room, art/music/dance/yoga studio, office, exercise room or ??! Upstairs enjoy warm bamboo floors, operable skylights, a cozy balcony overlooking the large living room, a spectacular master suite with fireplace, full bath and view balcony and an extra large, second bedroom, with access to two view decks, and could easily accommodate extra living area (or be converted into 2 bedrooms). Additional features: Rich, stained and sealed concrete floors. Quality, timeless finishes and design elements throughout. Radiant floor heat with 6 heating zones. Interior battery monitor. Smooth tinted plaster walls. Ethernet panel. Taosnet internet. 8500 gallon underground water storage. 4400 watts of solar power (panels out-of-site up on the roof). “Clean” (Sign Wave) 200 amp electric service. Two 1000 gallon propane tanks. Easy care, UV light, water filtration system. Back up generator. Web-based home monitoring. Storage closet under the exterior staircase. The construction and mechanics have been well maintained and serviced. NOTE: Adjacent 2190 sq ft home on 10 acres with HORSE facilities is available for purchase, contact listing broker for more information. This is a special opportunity to own a very distinctive home in the heart of one of Northern New Mexico’s treasured landscapes. MLS 97546  $749,000