There are massive beams adorning the room. Colored concrete flooring adorn the area's floors. Sit in this amazing, glassed observatory and watch the animals scampering, birds soaring, and the gentle rains or glorious snowfalls year around. There is a practical, corrugated steel roof, a huge rain water catchment tank with 4 catchment barrels! Amazing!!This understated Woodlands Retreat is excellent for quiet repose. One Owner home, nestled in the Sandia Mountains, and tucked off the main roads, becoming a part of nature's surroundings. Escape from the rigors of the nine to five grind for quiet time, and relaxation. Irresistible Organic Straw Bale Walls are surrounded by an inviting pathway of rock, all welcoming you to this stunning Northern New Mexico Abode. High quality exhibited in this simple design with stylish elegance and exceptional comfort.
Foyer and Living Area:
Entry way exhibits a private mud room, with light filled windows, deep window sills. Imaginative and comfortable open living/dining and kitchen area. Unexpected focus is drawn to the delightful living area with dramatic exceptionally tall, raised ceilings, flooded w/sunlight! Beautiful Great Room highlights colored concrete! Hand troweled plastered walls of beautiful structolite. An authentic, adobe wood-burning fireplace has a "pinkish marble/stone mantle" a really elegant accent.
Kitchen and Dining Area: Comfortable, informal, yet practical, roomy and open kitchen, with plentiful rich solid oak Cabinets; double stainless sink; Water Filter, Microwave. Plentiful counters express practical areas for food preparation and entertaining. Spacious pantry nearby with a laundry room and half bath. Dining Space is convenient with a view of the Romantic Authentic Adobe Fireplace nearby, a real mood elevator, spotlighted by delicate lighting throughout, and soothing views of nature with cedar and pinion trees to enjoy. Don't miss the built-in China Cabinets on the West Wall for displaying delicate chinaware.
Atrium/Artist Studio, etc: The atrium can also be a green house, relaxing dining area, hobbyist dream room. Passive solar is afforded from floor to ceiling windows facing the south, with an adobe trombe wall. This 680 SF Atrium surrounded by 180 degree treed views. This area is also perfect for an artist, with amazing natural light that is constant. There are attractive solid wood beamed ceilings for hanging potted plants or children's model airplanes. Quiet and contemplative beauty, which begets friendliness and flexibility, with a feeling of fresh and bright. A gardener's delight, all ready for the new plantings!
From the atrium, to the East, there is a glass panel door to a private spacious bedroom! Closeness to the Atrium affords special light and warmth as needed. This arrangement is perfect for the "early riser" to savor the sunrise with a cup of freshly brewed coffee. This bedroom has a large walk in closet and adjoins a north east corner bedroom.
This second bedroom (North East) could be a perfect private office situation, affording seclusion and close up treed views.
Each room has its own identity and each space is very inviting, welcoming you to soothing privacy and comfort. There are 7 ceiling fans and good cross ventilation.
A massive wide custom oak staircase and banister leads upstairs to the special Open Area Game Room which overlooks the Living Area Below.
Sitting area or office - Great space for relaxation or watching TV, open to Great Room below. A stunning large view trek deck to the North, provides a private area for bird watching, or gazing at the stars, atop the evergreens. There is also a pleasant bar for entertaining or snacks while watching movies. You will find this is a remarkable area with 2 ceiling fans, and lovely scored concrete floors. This spacious room opens onto the North and West Trek Deck to enjoy the gorgeous Sandia Views.
In the front West Bedroom (Upstairs) there are cross ventilation windows with gorgeous views of trees, yards, and the stately, majestic Sandia Mountains. This bedroom or office area has a closet and multiple shelving. It has convenient access to a private full bath with shared entry to the upstairs sitting room.
To the East is a short hallway with a practical linen closet. There is also a tube solar light over the stairwell.
Primary Suite Upstairs: A large Primary Suite overlooks the Atrium below, and opens onto the East deck. There is a roomy walk in closet with shelving. Closet contains dual clothes racks, upper and lower, plentiful shelving. The private retreat has a spacious private bath, with twin sinks, custom cabinetry, a separate tub with a shower! There is plumbing pipe and drain access for a Jacuzzi tub, or Bidet, if desired.
The outside living area is truly private and very impressive with hand crafted rock garden areas, strategically located for feeding the birds, deer, or entertaining guests! This outdoor living space becomes an exceptional area for enjoying the mild New Mexico weather almost year around.
There is also a raised bed, private garden area to enable the householder to have farm to table food, as you cultivate herbs and vegetables for your delight. Don't forget the person who loves crafts. The amazing detached, oversized 2 car garage with convenient work shop area, plenty of room for tools, even an organizer and extra room for auxiliary storage.
This rare find property with a sought after location has everything: 4 Bedrooms 3.5 full baths*3 car garage*with additional storage*3+ acres of beautiful prime property in Woodlands*Close to all Community amenities nearby, including a world class, beautiful golf course for the avid golfer. It goes without saying there are abundant areas nearby for Hiking*Biking*Skiing is just a quick trip away*For dining pleasures there are Restaurants*Cafes, and Shoppes nearby. East Mountain schools are said to be academically superior. Truly a special place to live!
HOA - Woodlands $360.00/yr. - Ormands
Sewer Cooperative $791.43/yr. - John Renna