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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.
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.
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.
El Rancho de la Mariposa. Set against the rugged beauty of Taos Mountain, on over 14 verdant acres, this unique property reflects the tranquility and grandeur of a bygone era. With 11 of its acres fully enclosed by over 1,000 linear feet of walls and wrought iron gates, the estate offers privacy and a feeling of secluded removal in a prime situation one half mile from the business heart of Taos. On the grounds, magnificent Douglas Fir trees tower more than 60 feet over a grassy understory, landscaped with perennials and flowering shrubs which are irrigated by an extensive underground system. The 14,669 sf mansion, built in the mid 1930's, is an exquisite time capsule of the era. Beautifully outfitted with classic accoutrements, such as custom, wrought iron window grills, Art Deco light fixtures and hand-carved wooden accents and columns, this grand property includes two indoor swimming pools, an elevator, and a carriage house. Two wells and surface water rights are included. The 14,415 square foot commercial-grade museum, built onto an historic 1929 art studio, was constructed to house and display a rare collection of art work. State-of-the-art at the time of its completion in 1994, the museum offers climate control, specialized lighting and a 3,783 sf basement with sliding art storage. An extraordinary expression of its extraordinary owners, this estate is a rare offering, ripe to be reinvented and re-purposed.
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.
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.
A must see luxurious and sophisticated estate that reflects that magical merging of inspiration and architecture. Masterful design and modern luxury set on 50 acres with some of the most stunning and ever changing mountain views in Northern New Mexico are all in this unparalleled retreat. Every detail has been carefully selected and quality crafted from the incomparable master suite complete with amenities that include an exercise room plus a memorable and spectacular master bath area to the private office and handsome, comfortable media room adjoining the amazing library. Highlights in this impressive and dramatic residence include a top-of-the-line chefâs kitchen and butlerâs pantry with premium finishes and fixtures, a temperature controlled wine cellar holding 350 bottles, an expansive screened portal houses additional entertaining spaces with a living room, fireplace plus dining area and outdoor kitchen. The guest house is charming, attractive and inviting. âA lovely space for both outdoor and indoor living.â The best of both worlds await you - enjoy the tranquility and privacy of this impressive hacienda where you can entertain your guests with great style.
At the headwaters of the Galisteo Basin, Apache Creek Ranch shelters at the base of Shaggy Peak. Comprising a significant portion of the Apache Creek watershed, the Ranch's main 302 acre parcel borders the SF National Forest. This is a rare property that offers security, great privacy, natural abundance, diverse wildlife, multiple water features, dramatic geological formations, and an edible permaculture and farming landscape. There are multiple outbuildings and residences that are sited so as to enhance the intimacy of the compound. Recreational access to the adjacent National Forest is immediate and trails leading into the Pecos Wilderness are literally out the back door! All of this , and only 20 minutes from the Plaza! Come and pursue your dream.
Truly a spectacular opportunity to inhabit a home designed and crafted to nourish the sublime duality that exists between the art of living and living with art. Currently nearing completion, this 6787 square feet home, including 1100 square feet heated 3-car garage, balances and embodies the sumptuousness of flawless simplicity, incredible spaces and exquisite attention to detail all perfectly sited in one of Santa Feâs most sought after areas. Designed by the celebrated New York architect Richard Gluckman, overseen by local executive architect Lorn Tryk and constructed by one of New Mexicoâs premier builders, this 3 bedroom/3 Â½ bath home on 2.95 lush and irrigated acres borders the National Forest and overlooks an exquisite 18âx 50â lap pool, mature hardwoods and orchard. This home uniquely combines the highest quality finishes and art-welcoming interiors with the inspired delineation of spare exterior lines. A once in a lifetime property for a discerning client.
Glamorous Eastside Sanctuary: Luxury, understated glamour and relaxed elegance are the hallmarks of this private, Eastside sanctuary. Generously designed for both high-end entertaining and quiet relaxation, the home can accommodate a range of lifestyle preferences: from a personal Four Seasons-style getaway, to a home for the busy, daily activities of an extended family. The diversity of lifestyle is matched by proximity: the property is equidistant to wilderness forests, trails and the bird sanctuary, as well as the downtown center with St Francis Cathedral, charming shops, art galleries and outstanding restaurants. In short, the ultimate Santa Fe Trophy home. The walled, gated estate, secluded on a hillside along famed Upper Canyon Road, once comprised structures dating back 100 years. The property has been magnificently developed and landscaped, the central home meticulously designed and reconstructed, resulting in beautiful, well planned formal rooms for entertaining and quiet areas for intimate encounters and relaxation. High ceilings and large windows welcome in lush, sun dappled flower beds, wisteria vines, honey suckle, roses, aspen groves and mountain views. Rich gardens encircle both home and guest house. The heated pool, sunken Jacuzzi, and jaunty cabana offer spectacular views of the western mountains where Santa Fe sunsets are among the most sensational in the world.
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.
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