575.758.1924 or 800.530.8899

215 Ranchitos Rd

LA DOLCE VIDA – This stunning, artistic 6,085 sq. ft., 5BR/5.5BA adobe home w/ 3CG in the heart of Taos (I block from historic Taos Plaza) has everything you need to enjoy the good life.  The interior boasts gracious living areas with plenty of room for entertaining family & friends with feasts for the eyes at every turn. Antique Indian doors, hand carved tribal art, hand painted tiles by artist Jim Wagner, curving arches, kiva fireplaces, bold vigas, intricate carvings, and traditional hand troweled plaster with mica accents combine to create a home both elegant and earthy.  Your own biosphere assures you have an oasis in this high desert for your fix of tropical green.  Although right in town, this gated home surrounded by high adobe walls provides a sense of security, privacy, and quiet plus off street parking.  One enters this unique home thru dramatic antique double doors into a space designed to display your art and leads to the welcoming living room with kiva fireplace.  A wet bar is right around the corner.  The large kitchen boasts granite counter tops, a deluxe Dacor stove, 2 subzero refrigerators, built in buffet, an eat in area, pantry and wine coolers.  For large gatherings, you’ll love the formal dining room with striking fireplace and hand carved cabinet doors.  Choose a master suite either up or down stairs.  The downstairs suite (or mother-in- law/guest casita) has an exterior entrance, is self-contained and has a bedroom with Roman style luxury bath and living area with kiva FP and sweet kitchen. Or, escape upstairs and enjoy a spacious living area with kiva FP, nice bedroom, a grand walk-in closet, and beautiful bath.  Kids, grand kids, or the young at heart will delight in the bedroom with the cozy alcove and loft with colorful bath with Wagner tiles or the one with the built-in bunks and desk with yet another full bath with Wagner tiles.  Another spacious bedroom with built in desk is tucked off the biosphere with room for hanging out and working or watching TV.  After a day of skiing, you can relax in the hot tub and star gaze, gather around the huge firepit and toast marshmallows or just retreat inside and toast your toes by one of the many kiva fireplaces. “Think” Southwest Scheherazade and be prepared to unleash your hidden prince or princess within.  (The attached lot zoned R-14 is included in the price so there is room for expansion or development)

Price: $2,100,000

Agent: Diane Enright
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MLS: 102520

Area: Town of Taos - TOWN OF TAOS (45A)
Listing Status: Active
Acres: 0.68
Bedrooms: 5 / Bathrooms: 5

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