Lightly lived in home with a steel foundation. Sited on 39 view acres. Beautiful courtyard entry. Dynamic living/dining room with a fireplace and french doors to a huge veranda. Large kitchen with an informal dining area, tons of cabinets and the major appliances in the house remain. Walk in pantry and a very large laundry room. The master bedroom has a gas fireplace and a spacious bathroom. There is an additional outbuilding for storage, workshop or hobbies. This water for this home is from a cistern system that is sophisticated and efficient. There are aspen wood ceilings, bamboo and tile flooring, unique "pocket" window shutters, tile roof and planting areas for a garden. One bedroom is set up as an office with lots of built ins.
Once home to the large mining community, Madrid is now a sleepy little town of artists. With an ice cream parlour and old fashioned businesses, Madrid feels other-worldly to visitors. Homes here are early 20th century wooden structures painted a variety of colors. Just north of Madrid is Cerrillos, a traditional New Mexico village of older adobes and quaint shops.
The Turquoise Trail! A beautiful road from Santa Fe all the way to Albuquerque. With many lots 2.5 acres or more, this area is perfect for raising horses on wide open spaces with fewer building restrictions than in the city of Santa Fe. The famous Eaves Movie Ranch where movies like “The Cheyenne Social Club” and “Silverado”were filmed completes the Old West feeling.
This rapidly growing area with plans for expansion extending into the 2050’s is largely made up of rolling hills dotted with pinon and juniper. Most of the communities located here have extraordinary views of the Jemez, the Sangres and the Sandias.