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25 State Road 230

  • Price: $2,350,000
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Baths: 3
  • MLS: 202000595
  • Status: Active
  • Type: Single Family
  • Acres: 2.33
  • Area: 70-Taos and Environ
  • Garage: 2
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Guest House: Yes
  • Main House Sqft: 4,972
  • Guest House Sqft: 896
  • Total Sqft: 5,868

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

Award-winning architectural design in the most magical Taos County location. The Gold Residence, designed by renowned Santa Fearchitect Suby Bowden, won the highest award for "Design Excellence" in New Mexico in 2009 from The American Institute of Architects.The home has been featured in a cover story in Santa Fe Trend magazine. The home is located on the floor of the Valdez valley, withroughly 345 feet of river frontage right on the Rio Hondo. The valley is a lush oasis in the high desert and its riparian environment isvisited by abundant wildlife and migratory birds making the location one of the rarest of the county's many ecosystems. The architect'svision for the home was to fuse a contemporary aesthetic with the rural vernacular of Northern New Mexico. The rural pitched roof andtwo-foot thick rammed earth walls are reconceived in a modern manner. The design is envisioned as a geode, with a textured exterior(achieved by sandblasting the rammed earth walls to reveal the organic lifts of earth into the forms used to frame the walls) and a refinedmodern design on the inside. Passive solar and water collection are incorporated to further energy efficiency and rural tradition. Theinterior of the main house is just under 5000 square feet and is dominated by mountain views of El Salto to the east with soaring spacesand extensive glass to bring the outside views in. With construction of the highest quality, the home abounds in luxury finishes but alsoembraces simple materials, su

Additional Features

  • Type: Single Family
  • Style: Contemporary
  • Levels: Two Story
  • Full Baths: 2
  • Half Baths: 1
  • Garage Spaces: 2
  • Horses Allowed: Yes
  • Days On Market: 241
  • Age: 11 - 20 Years
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Number Fireplaces: Four or more
  • Fireplace Type: Kiva, Wood Burning
  • Cooling: Geothermal
  • Floor: Brick, Carpet, Tile
  • Construction: Frame, Rammed Earth, Other - See Remarks
  • Sewage: Septic
  • Electric: Public
  • Gas: Propane
  • Extras: Cooking - Gas, Garage Door Opener, Hot Tub/Spa, Insulated Windows, Landscaped, Vigas & Beams, Wetbar, Other - See Remarks
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Neighborhoods

Taos Area

Taos is a town in the north-central region of New Mexico in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and incorporated in 1934. Other nearby communities include Ranchos de Taos, Cañon, Taos Canyon, Ranchitos, El Prado, and Arroyo Seco. The town is close to Taos Pueblo, the Native American village and tribe from which it takes its name. Beginning in 1899, artists began to settle in Taos; six formed the

Schools

  • Elementary School: Taos
  • Junior High School: Taos Jr High
  • High School: Taos High School

Listing Brokerage

Joel Schantz

Berkshire Hathaway HomeService

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