Artfully designed to capture sweeping views of the La Plata Mountains, Mesa Verde and Sleeping Ute, this single level 2 bedroom with a large office built for two, 2.5-bathroom custom built adobe residence situated on 57 beautifully secluded acres echoes the Old World cultural region, while incorporating modern finishes. With 40 shares of Montezuma Valley Irrigation water and 4 city water taps, this property has an abundance of water to support the 15-acre Alfalfa field, along with an organic garden and a large pond.
The home radiates a southwest elegance the moment you enter, with brick and hardwood floors, wood ceilings, recycled hand hewn oak beams throughout, upscale finishes, a large adobe Rumford fireplace, and active, photovoltaic solar features. The red brick floors add color to the neutral clay plaster walls that have specs of mica, adding a little sparkle. The ceiling beams are large recycled utility poles from the desert, and there are numerous art niches of varying sizes along the walls of the home to display art or keepsakes.
At the heart of the home is the kitchen with a delightful blend of modern conveniences, highlighted by stainless steel GE five-burner gas stove, a large maple top island with bar sink, custom cabinetry and a deep under-mount Kohler sink. A graciously proportioned great room with large windows that allow the views to seep into the home can be enjoyed by the window seat with storage underneath. The master bedroom is on the west wing of the home with oak floors and windows abound, you can enjoy this room at any time of the day. There is also a separate study/sunroom, an office with room for two, and guest bedroom along with abundant storage that adds to the efficient use of space in the home. Off the master bedroom is a door leading to the Sunset Portal and a built in hot tub. Enjoy the beautiful Colorado weather and views on the spacious Juniper columned porches surrounded by adobe walls and native plants. There is a refreshing recirculating stream and fish pond water feature just outside the front door, welcoming guests and adding to the tranquility of the property. On the back porch, you can experience baking bread in the adobe outdoor Horno oven or gaze at the large pond and listen to the birds sing. At the entrance to the property sits a historic guest house built in 1935, with a large remodeled kitchen, heated by a thermostat controlled pellet stove, adding to the cultural allure of the property. Behind the guest house is a large garage for farming equipment and storage as well as a barn with 2 attached horse stalls. This estate is truly exquisite with the combination of abundant water, incredible landscaping, a unique environmental adobe home and incredible panoramic views.