Located near Taos, and close to Velarde, NM is this secluded adobe estate near the Rio Grande in El Guique. Property is nestled within the spectacular landscapes of the Rio Grande river valley and the volcanic Black Mesa plateau. The 1.1 acre property is fenced and gated, and bounded by the Acequia del Ancón irrigation ditch. Fully landscaped with grass lawn, fields of ivy, mint, and herbs, rows of evergreens, ancient box-elder, locust trees, and mature fruit trees, all served by sprinkler and drip irrigation systems. The two side-by-side houses were built around 1750 for members of an extended family, and have been restored carefully to maintain the integrity and beauty of the original adobe architecture while incorporating modern the extensive restoration. Each house measures close to 1,800 square feet with thick adobe walls and 10-foot high ceilings formed by original vigas, and wood floors throughout both houses. The houses can be configured in a variety of fashions; presently the main house comprises a large eat-in kitchen with additional seating area at the corner fireplace, a spacious dining room with large windows overlooking the lawn, a living room with traditional fireplace and banco, and a large bedroom. The second house contains a vast artist’s studio, a library with kitchenette and dining area, and a guest bedroom. Entire property is fenced for complete privacy. This is an artist's dream! A must see!
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