3961 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87505
2264 sqft (210 sqm)
CASA de CUESTA ASOLEADA, John Gaw Meem’s Sunny Slope House on 2.8 acres w/ beautiful views is a rare opportunity to experience fully updated Pueblo Revival architecture. Courtyard takes advantage of southern exposure w/ views of Sun & Moon Mountain. Originally designed & built for Ed Tatum in 1939 by Meem, faithfully restored & sensitively updated in 2014 by Doug McDowell, historic home includes original plans, sketches, research, invoices & letters of the time. Exudes true SF style & tradition, from reproductions of original tin fixtures to original fireplace design discovered in archives & built to match. Adobe walls made w/ mud bricks fashioned by hand onsite, doors reproduced by local craftsmen from original drawings, interior & exterior hardware salvaged & restored. Unassuming appeal, complete privacy, 2 legal lots on Tatum Lane off Old SF Trail, just moments from the Plaza. 2 bedrooms, each w/ full bath, fireplace, comfortable seating areas & access to private portals. Cozy & functional kitchen opens to dining area & living room, while natural light enters the home from multiple directions. Office/den w/ fireplace & access to portal. Solar array for electric & also on grid. Courtyard w/ antique millstone water fountain & gas fire pit has outdoor full kitchen w/ gas BBQ, wood/charcoal grill, range, oven, refrigerator & dishwasher. Plans available for guest house & 2nd home on 2nd lot. Privacy, proximity & Pueblo Revival provenance in great comfort create a perfect oasis!