Placitas, NM 87043
Located at the easternmost side of the Diamond Tail Ranch gated community in Placitas, this 2009 Parade of Homes-winning residence features breathtaking, unobstructed panoramic views of the San Pedro and Ortiz Mountain ranges. It's enclosed by handmade rock retaining walls that were built on-site while its rustic courtyard and all-adobe exterior blend perfectly with the rugged Southwestern landscape that surrounds them. The hacienda theme is carried throughout the home with stained and highly-polished concrete floors that complement your plaster walls, custom fireplaces with gas starters, and soaring wood ceilings accented by sturdy round beams. Be sure to notice the detail work on the hand-carved alder doors and custom sconces.
This open-plan and very welcoming abode is ideal for entertaining with 2.76 acres of land and wide-open spaces that seem to reach the horizon. Multiple windows and doors across the back provide you with the most colorful of vistas. Double doors lead outside from the living room, a chandelier defines your dining area, and the kitchen is, in a word, stunning. No expense was spared in creating this workspace for the avid chef. It has cherry and knotty alder cabinets, a wood-burning pizza oven, 2 islands, 2 sinks, a Wolf 48-inch, 6-burner stove, 2 ovens, a pot filler, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, a warming drawer, a microwave oven, an Asko dishwasher, and abundant pantry space.
Your luxurious main bedroom is ensuite with a free-standing soaker tub, an ornately tiled three-head walk-in shower enclosure, twin vanities, and a generously sized walk-in closet. Among many other significant benefits this home provides is a 2-room casita with a ¾ bath, radiant heat, beamed ceilings, and plumbing for a kitchen. It also has a temperature-controlled wine cellar with a 2,500-bottle capacity, a nine-zone radiant heat system with a two combination refrigerated air/forced air heat units, a radiant-heated 3-car garage, Hurd wood windows, a laundry room with a sink, and a computerized lighting system.
In the backyard, you and your guests will have covered patio areas for relaxed conversation, enjoying BBQ or other al fresco meals, and watching the sunset. When the weather's cooler, you can cozy up to one of the two outdoor gas fireplaces. Diamond Tail Ranch offers its residents' water, natural gas, high-speed internet, and community parks, plus you'll have an extensive trail system to explore. Make this exciting opportunity your own and let your imagination run wild with the possibilities that await you!oon....