This compound, designed by renowned architect Bob Parker, was meticulously created to capture the views of Taos Valley as well as complement the existing natural surroundings. Within the landscape, sits a lovely 3 bed/2.5 bath home with a large studio/office, adjoining casita, and a separate attached garage. This home offers a stunning balance of historic style and contemporary finishes with a focus on flow and privacy that plays along with the traditional southwest aesthetic of exposed vigas and ceiling latillas. Spacious living room & dining rooms are designed with 150-year-old reclaimed vigas from historic structures, along with an impressive kiva fireplace to provide heat & aesthetic beauty. The Cook's kitchen is a contemporary work of art, boasting a wall of windows, Caesarstone countertops, Bosch cooktop, Gagenau oven, Thermador fridge, and stunning Bulthaup custom cabinetry. This kitchen can host an intimate group or a large gathering of family & friends. The master bedroom is situated on the south side of the house along with the large modern studio including two office spaces, a half bath, and a lovely private meditation room. In addition, there's a TV/Den room, library with outdoor patio, 2 bedrooms and another full bath complete the house. Just off the living room is a sprawling sundeck overlooking the verdant Taos Valley with the madre acequia to the east and the entire Sangre de Cristo range to the north. This is a wonderful space for entertaining, bird watching, or just basking in the peaceful energy of unbounded views. There are several smaller intimate patio spaces designed to offer options to follow the sun or shade! The house was designed with features that speak specifically to its sustainable design and quality: exterior and interior walls composed of pumice-crete, energy smart appliances, state of the art- high efficiency heating and mechanical equipment, door glazing, water conserving fixtures, passive solar gain, sun screen windows for protection against summer heat, natural earth berms against the foundation and exterior walls of the north-facing portions of the building for additional insulation. Zeroscape and drought-resistant shrubs, gardens and trees surrounding the structure are designed to further reduce the heat load as well as add to the beauty of this distinguished property. The lovely private guest casita is separate from the main house. GH has cement floors, vigas, a full bath and studio kitchen...perfect perfect for accommodating family or guests. Did we mention the garage and additional storage space? There's so much more! Please call us to arrange a private tour and prepare to be delighted.
Agent: John Cancro, TAOS PROPERTIES REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
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