51 County Road 78A

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  • Price: $730,000
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Baths: 2
  • MLS: 202402279
  • Status: Active
  • Type: Single Family Residence
  • Acres: 2.31
  • Area: 37-Truchas
  • Garage: 1
  • Total Sqft: 2,189

Presenting Broker

Shane Cronenweth

Shane Cronenweth
(505) 577-2000
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    Property Description

    Located in the charming village of Truchas, midway between Santa Fe and Taos on the High Road to Taos, this community is known for its art galleries, spectacular top-of-the-world views, and small grass-alfalfa farms raising horses and cattle. A beautiful country retreat on over 2 acres with an elegant adobe territorial style home having almost 360 degrees of mountain views, complete with a large, fenced garden area and chicken coop in place. This well maintained custom home boasts all of the finest New Mexico style finishes with the craftmanship you've been looking for: 18" true adobe exterior walls that keep this home cooler in summer & warmer in winter, traditional 10' viga and latilla ceilings, diamond plaster walls, Mexican Saltillo floor tiles throughout with zoned radiant floor heating, wide graceful arches & large Marvin windows & French doors giving an abundance of light. There are two wood fireplaces, one with a massive stone hearth, plus two efficient Jotul wood stoves giving cozy warmth in winter. You'll love the cook's kitchen with granite counters stainless-steel appliances, new 5-burner gas stove with griddle, a walk-in pantry plus spacious laundry room. The south facing windows in the kitchen/dining area bring the outdoors in with amazing Sangre de Cristo views. This home also boasts wonderful outdoor spaces with the MBR French doors opening to a large, private enclosed courtyard with deck. In addition, there is a large covered portal with its own kiva fireplace off the kitchen. two enclosed sheds and a detached, oversized post and beam garage, perfect for your studio or workshop, or it could be converted to additional living space. Serviced by a private well and cistern with surface irrigation rights, plus a newer septic system. A gardener's dream awaits you in the large fenced garden area just steps from the kitchen containing raised beds ready to be planted, producing an abundance of fresh, organic produce all summer long.

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    Neighborhood Info

    Nambe Area

    The areas to the north between Santa Fe and Taos possess some of the most spectacular and varied landscapes in New Mexico. Beautiful communities line the Taos Gorge and the Rio Grande like Espanola, Velarde & Dixon along what is called the 'Low Road' to Taos. The 'High Road' is a scenic, winding road through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains that runs between Santa Fe and Taos. Among the quaint

    Additional Information

    • Type Single Family Residence
    • Stories One story
    • Style Northern New Mexico, Ranch, One Story
    • Days On Market 15
    • # Garage Spaces1
    • Parking FeaturesDetached, Garage, RV Access/Parking
    • Parking Spaces4
    • AppliancesDryer, Dishwasher, Gas Cooktop, Gas Water Heater, Microwave, Oven, Range, Refrigerator, Washer
    • UtilitiesHigh Speed Internet Available, Electricity Available
    • Interior FeaturesBeamed Ceilings, No Interior Steps
    • # Fireplaces2
    • Fireplace FeaturesWood Burning, Wood BurningStove
    • HeatingPropane, Radiant, Space Heater, Wood Stove
    • FlooringTile
    • Construction MaterialsAdobe
    • RoofMetal, Pitched
    • Horses AllowedYes
    • Other StructuresOutbuilding, Storage
    • Water SourceCistern, Well
    • SewageSeptic Tank


    • Elementary School: Espanola
    • Junior High School: Carlos F. Vigil Espanola
    • High School: Espanola Valley High

    Listing Brokerage

    IDX listing

    Victoria Markley

    Sotheby's Int. RE/Grant

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