This is an architectural contemporary and environmentally sustainable ranch house (3,175ft2) with horse stables, independent guest quarters and artist studio located on Mesa Bonita (160 acres) with possibility to include River View Mesa (an additional 231 acres). The main house is a state-of-the art adobe construction in stucco with diamond-finish interior plasterwork. It has three bedrooms, three baths, an open-concept kitchen and living space, a loft, a 900ft2 multipurpose room, and a 600ft2 garage with greenhouse. The house has radiant floor heating throughout, a fireplace, north and south terraces and a garden. Kitchen features state-of-the-art concrete countertops with custom-built cabinets and high-end appliances. In addition, the ranch comprises horse stables, freestanding guest quarters (720ft2) with kitchen, living and bathroom and an 800 ft2 artist studio with cathedral ceilings. The property is solar powered, has a well connected to the house and stables and a large underground water cistern. Mesa Bonita is located at a 50-minute drive from Santa Fe plaza and 70 minutes from Albuquerque airport. The property is perfect for creative, nature and/or horse loving people, working from home, or as a seasonal invigorating retreat or vacation home. The buildings are all located on Mesa Bonita (160 acres). In addition, there's a contiguous 231-acre tract (River View Mesa) with river frontage, selling price $295,000.
Most of the communities located here have extraordinary views of the Jemez, the Sangres and the Sandias.
Once home to the large mining community, Madrid is now a sleepy little town of artists. With an ice cream parlour and old fashioned businesses, Madrid feels other-worldly to visitors. Homes here are early 20th century wooden structures painted a variety of colors. Just north of Madrid is Cerrillos, a traditional New Mexico village of older adobes and quaint shops.
The Turquoise Trail! A beautiful road from Santa Fe all the way to Albuquerque. With many lots 2.5 acres or more, this area is perfect for raising horses on wide open spaces with fewer building restrictions than in the city of Santa Fe. The famous Eaves Movie Ranch where movies like “The Cheyenne Social Club” and “Silverado”were filmed completes the Old West feeling.
This rapidly growing area with plans for expansion extending into the 2050’s is largely made up of rolling hills dotted with pinon and juniper. Most of the communities located here have extraordinary views of the Jemez, the Sangres and the Sandias.