This Southwest Alpine Retreat offers privacy and solitude yet it is within a couple of hours drive of many of New Mexico’s recreational and tourist destinations. These destinations include the art centers of Taos and Santa Fe. It is only a short 5-minute drive to the Angel Fire Resort which offers golf, skiing, fishing and fine dining. Three other ski areas, golf courses, museums and Indian Pueblos are also an easy drive from the property.
The main house (approximately 5,768± sq. ft.) is a single level stucco structure with a loft above the kitchen and bar areas. It has three bedrooms, 2 loft areas, two full and 2 half baths. This home has large areas for entertaining both inside and outside, a chef’s kitchen and bar area, a very spacious, beautiful master suite with a soaking tub complete with waterfall and outside view.
The exterior southern side has a large flagstone covered patio and separate barbeque area with outdoor fireplace. It has great views and increases the summer living space.
The main entry has a private courtyard under a large portico. Upon entering the home an inviting view opens into the main living and bar areas. The countertops in the bar area are granite with rock highlights, lots of cabinets, a bar sink, wine cooler and refrigerator.
The main living area is divided from the dining room by a large fireplace facing the living area and a smaller fireplace facing the dining area.
The kitchen has abundant custom cabinets with granite tile countertops. It also has a large, walk-in pantry and a Sheppard’s fireplace.
The master suite has its own entry onto the southern patio and a Kiva fireplace with sitting area. The en-suite offers a stunning glass block shower, a tiled sunken tub with an adjacent rock waterfall and looks out over the expansive southern view. A spacious walk-in closet with a full size washer/dryer completes this area.
The guest wing of the main house has its own living/TV area, fireplace, small kitchen area and entry onto the far west side of the southern patio. It also has two bedrooms, a loft (with 2 day beds), laundry area and “Jack and Jill” walk through bath with a half bath on either side of the shower/tub area.
The guesthouse (approximately 1,120± sq. ft.) has a great-room with kitchen area, one bedroom, one bath and stackable washer/dryer. It is located above a 1.120± sq. ft. garage. It has vaulted T&G ceilings with flagstone flooring and in-floor heat.
The home and guesthouse/garage have full security systems.
The equipment barn is a 2,400± sq. ft. metal building that is currently used to house equipment and vehicles. It is insulated, heated and has a restroom area. This structure could easily be converted partially or fully to support livestock.
A restored log structure near the driveway entry was supposedly the historical home of Luis Martinez and was at one time the community store for Black Lake.
The property is fully fenced with an attractive entry gate.
The creek, pond and lush meadows attract a multitude of wildlife. Elk and mule deer are commonly seen on the property. Other wildlife includes: turkey, bobcat, black bear and numerous birds. The property currently is provided one antlerless elk permit by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.
A stunning property! You must see it to really appreciate all its’ features! Qualified buyers only.