256 Baja Waldo Road

  • Price: $295,000
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Baths: 1
  • MLS: 201901048
  • Status: Active
  • Type: Single Family
  • Acres: 81.867
  • Area: 12-Madrid/Cerrillos
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Guest House: No

Presenting Broker

Darlene Streit

Darlene Streit

(505) 920-8001

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Sotheby's International Realty
326 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Description

This property has views galore! The 3,000+- sf owner-built home is set in over 80 acres of pinon-juniper dotted land, close to a ridge of Morrison Formation sandstone. From the ridge (a great place for your morning coffee or happy hour), you can see the Jemez, Sandia, Ortiz, & Sangre de Cristo mountains. Trails from the house lead to the sellers' special vistas. The house is off the grid & was built in three phases: first, frame & stucco; second straw bale; & third rastra block. Energy comes from about 20% wind/80% solar (owned); heat is propane & wood stoves & 2 fireplaces. There is a water catchment system; gray water is piped from sinks & tub to land. Internet is high speed radio signal. The 3 bedrooms & 1 bath (composting toilet) provide ample room, & the house is graced by unusual doors, bottle windows, bright tile work, & whimsical artistic touches. You really need to see this property. You won't want to leave.

Additional Features

  • Type: Single Family
  • Style: North New Mexico, Passive Solar
  • Levels: Two Story
  • Full Baths: 1
  • Horses Allowed: Yes
  • Days On Market: 186
  • Age: 21 - 30 Years
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Number Fireplaces: Two
  • Fireplace Type: Wood Burning, Wood Stove
  • Cooling: None
  • Floor: Brick, Tile, Wood
  • Construction: Frame, Strawbale, Stucco, Rastra
  • Sewage: Other - See Remarks
  • Electric: Solar (PV),Other - See Remarks
  • Gas: Propane
  • Extras: Cooking - Gas, Insulated Windows, Satellite TV, Vigas & Beams
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Neighborhoods

Cerrillos & Madrid

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. Located just northeast of

The Turquoise Trail

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. Many old mining towns, with

Santa Fe County Southwest

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. Affordable family homes abound! The area also includes Old Galisteo Road, Town & Country, Chuck Taylor Subdivision, Young, Miles and Santiago

Schools

  • Elementary School: Unknown
  • Junior High School: Jefferson Middle School
  • High School: Unknown

Listing Brokerage

Laurie Frantz

Keller Williams

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