Home to iconic artist Georgia O'Keeffe and later, philanthropist Paul G. Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, Sol Y Sombra is the essence of Southwestern graciousness. The Main House perfectly represents 1930s Pueblo-style architecture and elegance with 6 bedrooms, inviting gathering spaces, and wide portals opening to lush lawns. The main floor hosts formal living and dining rooms, a library, and game room, along with a chef's kitchen and solarium. Upstairs living areas offer a privacy gate atop the stairs and access via elevator. Adjoined by a covered walkway, the Cinema with kitchen, bedrooms, and patio hosts intimate movie nights. A wisteria covered grill area provides casual entertaining space while the Grand Portal offers a large fireplace and views of the aspen grove and rose garden. Two guest houses and a lodge offer overnight accommodations for guests. The Conference Center provides private space for business and the Event Center with catering kitchen and panoramic rooftop views sets the stage for unforgettable events. The Greenhouse showcases a Bodhi tree grown from a seed of the tree the Buddha sat beneath to attain enlightenment, a gift from the Dalai Lama after visiting the property, as well as Allen's impressive botanical collection. This rare and storied estate offers the comfort, elegance and ease of a truly unique home in an inspirational setting. This extensive residence includes a business license for conference and learning center with overnight accommodations.
This elegant, hilltop estate, located on the Historic Eastside, offers glorious views of the Jemez and Sangre de Cristo mountains. The pueblo style home and guest house are appointed with territorial-style influences of clean lines, high ceilings, and classic features. The private, gated retreat provides a sophisticated, park-like environment to enjoy the understated beauty of quality luxury finishes throughout. The main residence offers an inviting living room with large cast stone fireplace and adjoining sitting room; and a well-appointed chef's kitchen with access to outside entertaining spaces, including a wood-burning kiva fireplace and grill. The romantic primary suite has a beautiful fireplace, two sets of French doors to a balcony to take in the beautiful surroundings, and a spa-inspired bath. Generously proportioned rooms feature diamond plaster walls and varying widths of handsome reclaimed oak plank floors. The guest house will delight with finishes consistent with the main residence: a cozy living area with fireplace, open to the beautiful chef's kitchen; its own primary and guest bedrooms; and lovely outdoor spaces to take in big views of the Jemez mountains and sunsets. The completely enclosed compound has mature gardens, gorgeous hardscape, Aspen groves, and numerous outside spaces to enjoy. This is an exceptional property in a premier location that includes a 3-car garage.
LA ISLA DE RANCHITOS - The Hacienda and Sacred Garden hiding in the Heart of Town.Enter through the heavy, metal gates flanked by the granite/volcanic rock walls to the lush grounds. This beautiful ecosystem is purely organic, pesticide-free, and includes a lily pond, circle drive, and numerous varietal trees, plants and flowers with ample water and private well.The main home greets you as a traditional, local adobe Hacienda, but oh, the secrets inside! Over 20 local artisans contributed to the exclusive features of Hand-painted and Hand-crafted walls, Floating staircase, custom tile work and more. Discriminating attention to subtleties in the natural pigment paint colors and giant crystals embedded in the Gran Sala, a sacred space of light and transformation. Japanese soaking tub/shower, reading nook, tea bar, roof-top deck, and "Kama Sutra" alcove are a must-see! The art studio/office captures the northern light and majestic view of Taos Mountain. Hand-crafted, wooden doors open all spaces to the beautiful grounds. Flexible, open floor plan offers many ways to make this home your own.Mother-in-law suite with separate kitchen and bath, can be locked-off or incorporated into the main home. Gatekeeper's Home, located at the service entrance, is constructed of heavy logs, respecting a New Mexican log cabin of 200 years past. With cathedral ceiling, this 1BR plus loft is self-sufficient with kitchen and laundry, This compound, with the vision and passion of the Owner/Designer, is truly one-of-a-kind and can't be duplicated. Schedule your private showing today. Visit https://show.tour/204upperranchitosrd for video tour/Matterport.
TO BE BUILT: LOT is 2.5 acres. Purchase includes a contract to build a custom residence with a target price of $1,425,000 (plus the cost of Lot at $295,000) for a total of $1,720,000. All new construction with HUGE forever views. Design plans are for a 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home with a wall of glass viewing the Sangre and Jemez Mountain and extraordinary sunsets. This is a custom 2,918 SF home with paved access from a private cul-de-sac and a 3-car garage with workshop. The design includes a large eat-in great room, a flex room/office/studio, plus high-end appliances, custom kitchen cabinets and custom closets. Builder - Sun Valley Custom Homes - will work with buyers for their new personalized home. The build time from plan approval from the City of Santa Fe is approximately 10-12 months. Tour of the model home is available for viewing. Check sunvalleycustomhomes.com for details.
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