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Ashley Margetson, CRS, GRI | Sotheby’s International Realty®
Ashley Margetson, Realtor...the Santa Fe Real Estate Lady!
Santa Fe Luxury Homes
Santa Fe, New Mexico consists of a beautiful town situated deep in the bosom of history and committed to preserving its southwestern heritage. Also the capital of New Mexico, Santa Fe encapsulates the spirit of the state unlike any other town. Similarly, Santa Fe homes provide various levels of luxury, whatever their style and size. For example, unique and genuine adobe buildings set the stage for some Santa Fe luxury homes, echoing indigenous architectural style.
Santa Fe Luxury Homes and Lifestyle
Runoff from the magnificent Sangre de Cristo and Jemez Mountains may indeed have drawn early Native Americans to the Santa Fe locale, 7,000 feet in the foothills. Here, they built their homes and communities. Today, the town exhibits a strong identity with its origins, overlayed by a modern accent and sophisticated, yet relaxed lifestyle. A world-renowned center for arts and culture, famous artists hail from the area with many more rising in a town that fosters talent and cherishes beauty. It also fosters and nurtures an optimum in gracious living, with Santa Fe luxury homes found anywhere from the historic district to contemporary golf communities like Las Campanas.
Beautiful, pristine surroundings, panoramic views and a coveted way of life represent just a small sampling of what comes with the offering of homes for sale in Santa Fe. Those interested should expect a a variety of discerning architectural styles that include not only Pueblo and Territorial, but also Mountain and Contemporary. They should expect to find posh, secluded homes within walking distance of the museum district, horse properties and estates further out and everything in between with custom features and exclusive amenities as a standard.
A luxury ranch with all the amenities imaginable on fenced 220 + acres less than a 20 minute drive from the Santa Fe Plaza and it has great views of the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez mountains! Located between Las Campanas and the Marty Sanchez Golf Course, this approximately 8750 sq. ft. all adobe main house contains 3 bedrooms, a large living room, country kitchen, formal dining room, media room/library, pool/rec room, gracious master suite, lots of closet space, office, 3 bathrooms all on the main floor. The 2nd floor has a full guest suite, studio and walk-in vault. It also has an over-sized 3 car heated, attached garage and parking area with a snow-melt feature. The house is rich with hand-carved doors, corbels, inlaid details, stitched leather ceilings, vigas, 10 fireplaces. Enter this amazing property through a towering adobe arch, and experience the complex of main house, guest house, TV production studio/gymnasium with attached bowling alley & shooting range, designed to resemble a Northern NM Chapel from the outside, a stable building with 12 stalls with complete living quarters, another 3 car heated garage building, workshop and bus garage, plus a green house and a caretakers office. The property has its own well and fire suppression system, gray water and potable water storage. All buildings are adobe and have natural gas, security system, CCTV and telephone. The total sq. footage is approximately 20,000.
Custom-designed and built, this incomparable residence and its two-bedroom guesthouse are nestled in the gorgeous undulating hills just north of Santa Fe. An air of grandeur pervades the nearly 14,000-square-foot manor, yet every space is warm and welcoming. The heart of the home is a generous kitchen and family room with a fireplace, a breakfast area, an adjoining portal, and an awe-inspiring view of the Sangre de Cristos. Other noteworthy spaces include magnificent formal living and dining rooms, a handsome library, a finished basement and oversized garage, and utterly private bedroom wings for owners and guests. Surfaces of lustrous plaster and cool antique Jerusalem stone contribute to the regal ambience, while earthy reclaimed walnut, hickory, and mesquite add warmth and depth. A third-generation German stonemason crafted mantels for the homeâs 13 fireplaces and many other details. Enveloping the residence are a number of wonderful outdoor living spaces, each of which has been thoughtfully positioned for utmost enjoyment of the views and tranquil surroundings.
LAS MILPAS â Santa Feâs only authentic East Side adobe compound. This one-of-kind residence captures the truest essence of Northern New Mexico âs culture, architecture, materiality and artisan creations. Las Milpas represents a 25 year effort to restore and maintain an extraordinary property that few have had the fortune of touring. This legacy residence is a step back in time where one can experience the essence of the Spanish-Pueblo Revival and the many art-forms that were created during that era. The compound consists of a main-house, studio, guest-house, casita, detached library, chapel and numerous out-buildings ,situated on 1.5 acres. A living museum quality home.
Truly a treasure of the American Southwest. Nestled in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, overlooking historic Santa Fe, New Mexico, the property showcases the unique, rustic beauty of the high desert. From the moment you enter through the unassuming front gates of this breathtaking estate, you experience why New Mexico is called the Land of Enchantment. This 36 acre property provides a distinct backdrop for a magnificent estate that exemplifies the wonders of the Southwest. No detail was overlooked in the architecture â from the hand-forged wrought iron railings, diamond trowelled plaster walls, and custom cabinetry, to floors of imported stone, marble, ceramic tile, and hardwoods including hickory and quarter sawn oak. Large windows and skylights, custom draperies, light fixtures, and wooden beam vegas and latillas also add to the unique beauty of the interiors. The original home was built in the early 1940s. Over the next seventy years, additional land was acquired and assembled, the property was renovated and expanded, and the many site improvements and buildings were precisely designed and integrated into the current setting. Care was taken to maintain the integrity of the Pueblo-style architecture, which is symbolic of the areaâs original inhabitants dating back as early as 1050 A.D.
A truly exceptional offering. The natural beauty surrounding this stunning compound, situated on over 50 acres adjacent to the Santa Fe National Forest, is unrivaled. Entering through private gates on the paved driveway, lined with gorgeous rock retaining walls, you wind past the stable, tennis court and riding arena into a round, bricked motor court shared by the Main House and Guest House. Custom details abound throughout the home such as handmade chandeliers, Spanish Colonial doors, antique beams and lighted nichos. The custom plasterwork of both houses, from local earth samplings combined with mica, creates unique colors and surfaces. The supremely outfitted kitchen is designed for ease of use with both a china pantry and a food pantry. It opens onto a family dining area, family room, and an adjacent formal dining room. The master bedroom offers grand Eastern views while the master bath offers beautiful Southern views from the freestanding stone bathtub. A large outdoor kitchen and dining area leads to a unique, natural-style swimming pool that blends into the lush landscape. Stables with riding arena, trails and tennis court enhance the numerous exceptional leisure opportunities of this remarkable compound. The myriad offerings of this property cannot be easily summarized. Please review the attached brochure and schedule a showing to experience all that this once-in-a-lifetime property has to offer.
Behind an elaborately crafted historic stone and adobe wall, this famed complex of galleries, gardens, and residences was both inspired by ancient Pueblo architecture and adapted for modern sensibilities. This collection of some 18 gallery, office, and storage spaces; an indulgent guest residence; a magnificent main residence; a idyllic sculpture garden; and three free-standing guesthouses has been created over many decades by combining and expanding once-distinct structures and by using materials from demolished barns and cabins from across northern New Mexico. Established as a gallery space by Nicolas Woloshuk, expanded and augmented by Forrest Fenn, and purchased and maintained since 1988 by renowned art maven Nedra Matteucci, this is surely one of the most outstanding and highly sought-after properties in Santa Fe.
Stunning, Magnificent... words that barely come close to describing the Apache Mesa Ranch. This is one of the most unique ranch properties available in the western United States. Just outside of Abiquiu, NM, directly west of the famous Ghost Ranch, the location is unmatched for views, tranquility and privacy. This dramatic ranch borders National Wilderness and is surrounded with the red rock and vivid terrain that inspired Georgia O'keeffe, countless artists, writers and others from the creative class. Details of hand hewn lumber and hand chiseled stone highlight thick adobe walls as Old Mexico is tastefully woven into this modern main house. Custom plaster, fireplaces, and ceilings grace the property throughout. The details will amaze you in their perfection and performance as the famous Cerro Pedrenal watches diligently over the pool and spa from a distance. Guests will enjoy the same quality and details in the carriage house, guest house and studio buildings while enjoying endless landscapes speckled with cactus, striking rock outcroppings, while enjoying the sweet spice of pinon wood and sage drifting in the New Mexico air. Exercise your horses in the riding arena or ride along endless trails exploring the rolling high desert and mountain terrain in the wild-west.
Extraordinary north side residential estate compound consisting of three extraordinary homes sited on magnificent grounds with private well, guest/staff quarters, stables and corral, pool, and pond, numerous patios, portals, gardens, and panoramic views of distant mountain ranges. Never before on market, a once in a lifetime opportunity to buy, own, and further enhance one of Santa Fe's most preeminent estates.
Welcome to The Hunt Ranch at Abiquiu. An ultra rare, unsurpassed, historic jewel set in the pristine landscape of Northern New Mexico. The 310 year-old Grand Hacienda has a strong connection to the unspoiled land and quiet beauty of the Northern New Mexico frontier. The Spanish Colonial details throughout the home have you feeling as though you are back in time. With vaulted halls, a central courtyard, spacious library hallway of floor to ceiling books with cozy chairs for reading while the scent of pinon wood from the nearby kiva fireplace has you thinking Legends of the Fall. Also included is the darling Historic Ruth House made of soft faded red bricks with 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms. Surrounded by majestic cottonwoods and abundant wildlife, the Ranch offers up 353+/-acres with massive irrigation rights of 702+/-acre feet that border the Chama River. The property was set up in the 40's as an authentic working ranch and has live stock feeders, troughs, pumps, gates, pressure tanks, irrigation equipment, chutes, fuel tanks, corrals, scale open sheds for feed storage, sorting pens, arena area, barn, scale house, staff quarters and offices. The Hunt Ranch at Abiquiu is like no other and holds a magic of the history and people it has housed. To feel the history, see the wide open sky and the beauty of the light.
Zannie Weil/Garcia/Hoyt's Santa Fe Ranch. One of the 3 or 4 most significant properties ever to come on the market. 546 acres between La Tierra and Tierra Nueva. Main home, guest home, caretaker's home, barn, out buildings, animal cattle pens. Superb views. Perfect Family Ranch Compound. Several wells and plenty of space to add a few more homes. This is the big property with the electric fence just to the west of the La Tierra tennis courts. Great access to Las Campanas. Nothing like it.
Nestled in the Tesuque Valley, this extraordinary secluded compound, a portion of which dates to the 1920s, includes a 6161 square-foot main residence, a 3204 square-foot guest home and studio, and an 1863 square-foot caretakerâs residence or second guest house. The fully updated and refurbished two or three-bedroom main residence has a classic northern New Mexico-style pitched roof and is inspired by the architecture of the renowned Betty Stewart. It boasts double adobe walls; hand-adzed beams of reclaimed wood; hand-buffed Red Top plaster walls, French Beaumaniere limestone; antique interior doors; deep-set windows; abundant storage; custom-designed light fixtures and cabinetry and floors of antique brick, reclaimed wood, and antique pavers imported from France. Other highlights include multiple areas for indoor-outdoor entertaining, wonderfully proportioned living areas, and a chef's country kitchen with appliances by Wolf, Sub-Zero, and Miele. The home's wiring and systems are updated and state of the art. New gutters, snow guards, and lightning rods have been added. Forced heat and air help maintain a comfortable temperature year-round. The perfectly picturesque 2.794 acre property was once an enchanting farm. It is completely walled and fenced and features mature landscaping; vegetable, flower and her gardens; two premoratorium wells; an orchard; portales and patios, and a superior chicken coop.
Function and artistry imbue this architectural masterpiece set on a ridge high above the Santa Fe Opera house. The striking contemporary design inspired by the concentric building layouts of the Anasazi creates a fitting contrast against the clear New Mexico skies. The thoughtful interior space is designed with curved halls that gradually reveal discrete rooms finished in a color palette that complements the natural colors of the surrounding landscape. There are abundant opportunities to display art throughout the home with 31 nichos specifically designed to showcase an art collection. Large glass panels frame the natural beauty of the high-desert setting with 360 degree views of the spectacular Sangre de Cristo and Jemez mountain ranges, while careful placement of the house also allows an active solar heating system to take advantage of the clear weather providing clean, free energy for the radiant heating system. Cooling is handled by a 5 zone forced air conditioning system, with ducts hidden beneath floor, while a central water feature provides both beauty and humidity. The guesthouse echoes and expands upon the âchaco contemporaryâ aesthetic present throughout the property, and is a comfortable long-term living space. Access to the neighborhood is protected by a guarded gate, and the location allows quick access to both the downtown Plaza and the Santa Fe Airport.
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