*NO SIGN ON PROPERTY* Located in the desirable La Mesa subdivision of Placitas, this single level - no steps! - exceptional custom home was built and designed with Santa Fe luxury and the expansive Sandia Mountain views in mind. The mostly level 2+ acre corner lot is large enough for horses and is a short walk to the many miles of BLM and Open Space trails. - an outdoor enthusiast's dream! The private courtyard entry, with custom fabricated gate of metal and reclaimed wood, leads to the covered portal and grand entry rotunda featuring a custom mosiac tile medallion floor, hand trowled plaster walls, lighted nicho, beamed ceiling and large skylight that fills the area with natural light.
To the left of the entry are the owners' suite and guest bedrooms. The spacious owners' suite features a wood burning kiva fireplace with gas log lighter, sitting area, ceiling fan, relaxing spa-like bath with mosaic inlay tile floor, double sinks, jetted tub, double snail shower and large walk-in closet with built-in drawers and shelving, and French doors opening to a private covered portal with Sandia views. Both guest bedrooms feature amazing high desert views, ceiling fans and large walk-in closets with built in shelving.
On the opposite side of the home are the living areas, featuring impeccably maintained beam and latilla ceilings, unique iron light fixtures, two wood burning kiva masonry fireplaces with log lighters and Pella Architectural Series wood windows showcasing the incredible mountain views.
The well-appointed kitchen is ready for a foodie! Kitchen features include: Asko, Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances, with the dishwasher and refrigerator featuring matching cabinet overlays; natural gas available at cooktop area; under cabinet lighting; Moen stone sink; natural edge granite counters; large island with eating area; storage galore in the rustic two tone maple cabinets and pantry with antique door; coffee/wine bar with hammered copper sink and wine cooler; breakfast nook - all of which opens to the welcoming family room with views of the Sandias.
The home office, with lighted ledge, built in shelving and views to the beautifully landscaped courtyard, mesas and Jemez Mountians will encourage productivity during remote workdays and quarantined Zoom meetings!
Other features to note:
2005 Best Kitchen Award Winner
In-floor radiant heat with 10 zones
2 central refrigerated air units
75 gallon water heater
Entertainment cabinets in living room are wired for audio/visual components
Wired for sound throughout the home and covered portal
Custom mirrors and light fixtures throughout
Hammered copper sinks
Stained glass windows in guest bathroom
Large laundry room with raised washer and dryer, built in ironing board with iron storage, folding counter and storage cabinets
Beautifully landscaped courtyard and backyard. Backyard also features a beautiful Spanish style fountain
3 car over-sized garage