1046 Encantado Drive, Santa Fe, NM
This unique home off Bishops Lodge Road features commanding city and mountain views, soaring ceilings, Saltillo tile floors, 5 fireplaces, and a flowing floor plan ideal for entertaining. The centerpiece is a huge living room with fireplace and mountain views, dining room with butler’s pantry, and a sunroom connecting the 2 wings of the house. The spacious kitchen with ample counter space features a cooking island, wet bar, Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer, 3 sinks, and a kiva fireplace. The library doubles as a media room or a guest room. The master suite has 3 walk-in closets (1 cedar lined) and 2 full bathrooms. On the other side of the house, an upper level guest suite has pine floors, panoramic views, and a private balcony. A bonus room, with 3 closets, built-ins, and a private outside portal, could serve as an office, game room or 5th bedroom. The casita connects to the main house via a breezeway. Private and cozy, it features a kiva fireplace, kitchenette, and a large balcony. The back portal boasts a 4-5 person hot tub, plus seating and dining areas with ever-changing, breathtaking vistas. The tiered grounds include secret seating areas, winding pathways, an electrified garden house, an enclosed vegetable garden or chicken coop, an acequia system, apple trees, majestic cottonwoods, and aspens. The roof was replaced in 2017 and the exterior was re-stuccoed in 2018.