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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.
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.
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.
Extraordinary property 20 miles north of Las Vegas, NM, perfectly suited for a school, ranch, or retreat, ready for its next reincarnation. 916 acres with over 80,000 heated sq ft of buildings including a gymnasium, 2 residences, cabins, stables, a dining hall with full commercial kitchen, an adobe rec hall with pool tables, a barber shop, soda fountain and post office; 3 wells, artesian spring, natural gas, stables, river frontage on the Mora River, 2 buildings on the National Historic Register, elk, ponderosa pines, and its own zip code! Just 5 miles east of I-25 on paved county maintained roads.
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.
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. Completed August â16, this 6787 sq. ft. home, including 4281 sq. ft. main level, 1406 sq. ft. lower level and 1100 sq. ft. 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 Santa Fe 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.
Ranch Compound like no other; Buildings completed in 2011 by master craftsman, enjoying robust infrastructure and modern green high performance construction. Hand crafted of the finest materials over a four year period. Materials include Perform wall, Abobe, rock, rustic reclaimed woods, floor boards hand tuned for the right sound under foot, plaster finishes, wood burning fireplaces, unique custom ceilings; every detail will amaze you in its simplicity, perfection and performance.The compound includes a main house, separate guest casitas, and huge meeting and recreation house. Green PV power as primary electricity, grid tied with propane generator back up, solar hot water, super insulated and professional landscaped. The Ranch is perched on over a 1,100 acre mountain top with thousands of additional acres available. Robust private well with 30,000 gallons of storage make this Compound a private and secure location. Uncompromising views, stunning vistas, vast broad swaths meadows of wildflowers, evergreens, stone mesas and abundant wildlife make for an unforgettable ranch. All of this is only 45 minutes from Santa Fe and 20 minutes from Las Vegas New Mexico
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