A Rural Country Retreat under the Stars, at the foot of the Truchas Peaks, situated on the main paved road through the village of Truchas, is this special mountain, multilevel home, charmingly elegant with gorgeous views of the Jemez & Sangre de Cristo mountain ranges. A split level design, this home features expanse of southern exposure for passive solar warmth in winter months, well insulated with a woodstove on the lower level, whole house, in-line water filter, community water & sewer, a workshop, concrete driveway & lots of storage space. Beautiful century old long leaf pine doors in the family room. Evidence of once exterior adobe walls are now interior walls, this homes has been lovingly renovated over 16 years. The detached guesthouse is an adorable, one bedroom, one bath with a woodstove, country kitchen with vigas & latillas. Currently functioning as an Art Gallery and artist's studio, this property could easily be converted to three separate living quarters. Be sure to click on the video link.. A wonderful location for entertaining guests & enjoying the breathtaking evening sunsets & the morning sunrises. One hour drive to Santa Fe, Taos and Los Alamos along with the nearby Ojo Caliente Hot Springs, Santuario De Chimayo, Bandelier National Monument, Santa Fe Opera House, Ghost Ranch, Taos, Sipapu & Santa Fe Ski resorts and many hiking & recreational activities in the 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.