Timeless and elegant two story 3614 square foot country home with a story. Situated on 18 private acres backing up to wilderness area. This home was built by Betsy Eagan the daughter of the founder of Rancho Encantado. Built in 2000 out of Rastra blocks provide a sturdiness and character that is unmatched. The home features 3 bedrooms plus an office, 2 car garage and a large chef's kitchen with country ambiance. From the moment you enter the deep entry portal the enchantment begins. The living room features slate floors, beams, and large windows that bring the outdoors in and a cozy fireplace for romantic evenings. The cooks kitchen features an antique range, a large butcher block island, punch tin pendant lighting, a wet bar and plenty of counter space. There is a private dining room with a kiva fireplace for formal entertaining that opens to the portal for a nice flow for your guests. Downstairs you will also find 2 guest bedrooms and a full bathroom and powder room with an antique mesquite vanity. As you ascend the staircase you will find hand carved tile insets in the risers. The floors on this level are hickory. Here is the master bedroom and bathroom suite with walk in closets, alcoves with 2 private vanities, a soaking tub and shower. Off of the private office you can wander to the deck to enjoy the peace and quiet and look over your 18 acres and enjoy the views of the Pecos Wilderness area and Santa Fe Baldy. Lot can be subdivided. Horses allowed.
The 2,500 or so acres that comprise this area immediately south of Eldorado are part of the old Sebastian De Vargas Grant and include Lamy, Galisteo, Camino Valle Street, Los Caballos, Los Vaqueros, Old Road Ranch, Pinon Street, Ranchitos de Santa Fe, The Ridges and Cimarron. Lovely tree-covered artist and ranching villages are surrounded by gently rolling hills.