Magnificence on the Mesa REDUCED!! - For Sale
MLS No: 99143
143 Tune El Prado, NM 87529
This elegant architect designed 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath contemporary passive solar home sits on 3.7 acres on Taos mesa has it all. Utilizing massive form-poured insulating pumice-crete walls to shield from the prevailing west winds, a fully glazed heavy timber structure opens south and east to both heat and shade the house in the extreme summer and winter climate of northern New Mexico, providing a temperate interior environment year round. A heavy timber wooden structure is set off against smooth white plaster finishes, high ceilings, ample day lighting and built in full length hanging system for your featured art pieces. High wood ceilings, wood trimmed walls and custom cabinetry in the open plan living area give way to views strategically oriented to the mountains and surrounding courtyard. This space, with built in breakfast nook and wood burning fireplace, was designed for unconfined everyday living and for casual entertaining. Two bedrooms share an artisan-tiled bathroom and bonus recreation room, while the main bedroom suite with walk-in wardrobe, features sunlight filled slate tiled shower & air-spa tub.Outside the main bedroom, a private morning patio and lawn area also has sunset nordic hot tub spa with east view to Taos Mountain and west view to sunset. Past the library with traditional viga ceiling and built in wood shelves, an office with built in desk, high ceilings and day lighting occupies the end of the gallery. Upstairs, the high ceiling studio features hardwood floors, balanced north light, built in cabinetry and counters with sink. The xeriscaped sunken courtyard, an outdoor living room that doubles the useable area of the house in season, complete with flagstone paths and patio, timber shade structure at outdoor dining and barbeque, grade level and raised planters with automatic irrigation throughout courtyard, high capacity catchment pond and water feature, stone fire ring and built in raised planter seating area.
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