Joel K. Schantz, CRB, Qualifying Broker
Taos, New Mexico Real Estate
575.758.1924 or 800.530.8899

18 Juan Martinez Rd

Located in desirable Arroyo Seco this custom built home sits nestled amongst 25 year old gardens, lawns and mature trees.  Arched entry gate with mission style bell reminiscent of Old Mexico welcomes you into a walled, beautifully landscaped courtyard.  Flagstone paths with turquoise inlays surround the home leading to other outdoor spaces to relax and take in views of El Salto and Lobo Peak.  This Pueblo style 3,314 square foot 3 bedroom and 3 bath home offers a combination of Old World charm and modern comforts.  Upon entering the foyer, one is drawn to the vistas from the open dining and living areas.  Abundant natural light, skylights, vigas, satillo tile floors and kiva fireplace create that comfortable and welcoming ambience.  Beyond the dining area is the living room featuring a kiva fireplace with bancos providing the perfect spot to sit and read one of your favorite books while staying warm by a fire.  French doors on the west lead to a covered porch for dining al fresco or access on the east to a walled courtyard for star gazing while keeping warm by the outdoor kiva fireplace.  The cook’s kitchen features Jenn-Air gas range, stainless Bosch dishwasher and refrigerator.  Composite countertops, custom-made cabinetry, soft-close Kitchen-Aide mixer lift, butcher block island, handmade turquoise tile backsplash and office nook. Two guest bedrooms and bath on the east side, provide quiet separation.  Each bedroom has access to a covered patio.  The west wing has an office with built-in bookshelves and full bath that could also serve as additional room for guests. Outdoor access to the hot tub to enjoy a soak after a day of skiing.  The Master suite addition completed in 2001 with cedar lined walk-in closet and spa-like bath is elegant and spacious.  Light wood floors, views from a curved wall of windows and spa-like bath provides the perfect place to retreat to.  A large utility/mud room with access from the attached heated 2 car garage and front courtyard.  Plus an electric car charge at the garage.  This beautiful meticulously well maintained home sits on 1.27 acres with water rights in a serene parklike setting.  Tranquil and serene ambiance of this private retreat conveniently located between Taos Plaza and Taos Ski Valley! 

Price: $885,000

Agent: Joel Schantz
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MLS: 104142

Area: North ARROYO SECO (06A)
Listing Status: Pending
Acres: 1.26
Bedrooms: 3 / Bathrooms: 3

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