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51 County Road 78a, Truchas, NM


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About 51 County Road 78a

Located in the charming village of Truchas, midway between Santa Fe and Taos on the High Road to Taos, this community is known for its art galleries, spectacular top-of-the-world views, and small grass-alfalfa farms raising horses and cattle. A beautiful country retreat on over 2 acres with an elegant adobe territorial style home having almost 360 degrees of mountain views, complete with a large, fenced garden area and chicken coop in place. This well maintained custom home boasts all of the finest New Mexico style finishes with the craftmanship you’ve been looking for: 18” true adobe exterior walls that keep this home cooler in summer & warmer in winter, traditional 10’ viga and latilla ceilings, diamond plaster walls, Mexican Saltillo floor tiles throughout with zoned radiant floor heating, wide graceful arches & large Marvin windows & French doors giving an abundance of light. There are two wood fireplaces, one with a massive stone hearth, plus two efficient Jotul wood stoves giving cozy warmth in winter. You’ll love the cook's kitchen with granite counters stainless-steel appliances, new 5-burner gas stove with griddle, a walk-in pantry plus spacious laundry room. The south facing windows in the kitchen/dining area bring the outdoors in with amazing Sangre de Cristo views. This home also boasts wonderful outdoor spaces with the MBR French doors opening to a large, private enclosed courtyard with deck. In addition, there is a large covered portal with its own kiva fireplace off the kitchen. two enclosed sheds and a detached, oversized post and beam garage, perfect for your studio or workshop, or it could be converted to additional living space. Serviced by a private well and cistern with surface irrigation rights, plus a newer septic system. A gardener's dream awaits you in the large fenced garden area just steps from the kitchen containing raised beds ready to be planted, producing an abundance of fresh, organic produce all summer long.

Features of 51 County Road 78a

MLS® # 202402279
Price $730,000
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2.00
Full Baths 1
Square Footage 2,047
Square Footage 2047 SquareFeet
Acres 2.31
Year Built 2006
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Northern New Mexico, One Story, Ranch
Status Active

Community Information

Address 51 County Road 78a
Area 37-Truchas
City Truchas
County Rio Arriba
State NM
Zip Code 87578


Utilities High Speed Internet Available, Electricity Available
Parking Spaces 4
Parking Detached, Garage, RV Access/Parking
# of Garages 1
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool No


Interior Tile
Interior Features Beamed Ceilings, No Interior Steps
Appliances Dryer, Dishwasher, Gas Cooktop, Gas Water Heater, Microwave, Oven, Range, Refrigerator, Washer
Heating Propane, Radiant, Space Heater, Wood Stove
Cooling None
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 2
Fireplaces Wood Burning, Wood Burning Stove
Stories One
Has Basement No


Exterior Adobe
Windows Insulated Windows
Roof Metal, Pitched
Construction Adobe
Foundation Permanent, Slab

School Information

Elementary Espanola
Middle Carlos F. Vigil Espanola Middle School
High Espanola Valley High

Additional Information

Date Listed July 5th, 2024
Days on Market 11
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

AgentVictoria S. Markley
OfficeSotheby's Int. RE/Grant

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