Custom-designed and built, this incomparable residence and its two-bedroom guesthouse are nestled in the gorgeous undulating hills just north of Santa Fe. An air of grandeur pervades the nearly 14,000-square-foot manor, yet every space is warm and welcoming. The heart of the home is a generous kitchen and family room with a fireplace, a breakfast area, an adjoining portal, and an awe-inspiring view of the Sangre de Cristos. Other noteworthy spaces include magnificent formal living and dining rooms, a handsome library, a finished basement and oversized garage, and utterly private bedroom wings for owners and guests. Surfaces of lustrous plaster and cool antique Jerusalem stone contribute to the regal ambience, while earthy reclaimed walnut, hickory, and mesquite add warmth and depth. A third-generation German stonemason crafted mantels for the homes 13 fireplaces and many other details. Enveloping the residence are a number of wonderful outdoor living spaces, each of which has been thoughtfully positioned for utmost enjoyment of the views and tranquil surroundings.

  • MLS# 201605440
  • Style House
  • Sub-Type Resale
  • Status Active
  • Year 2006
  • Days On Site 952
Bed(s) 6
Bath(s) 3 Full, 2 Three Quarter, 2 Half
SQ Feet 13,779
Garage 3
Story(s) Split Level
Listing Provided By:
Ray/Tim Rush/Van Camp  of  Sothebys Int. RE Washington
Accessed via a paver drive and a bridge that crosses an arroyo, the estate consists of three lots, providing the home with an inspiring uninterrupted Sangre de Cristo view.
Custom-designed and built, this incomparable residence and its two-bedroom guesthouse are nestled in the gorgeous undulating hills just north of Santa Fe.
The entry portal features stone archways, a stone floor and access to the tranquil front courtyard.
A huge wooden door leads from the portal into the residence.
At the heart of the home is the welcoming foyer, from which all of the primary quarters radiate.
The grand ambience is introduced here, with the prevalence of handsome Jerusalem stone and distinctive antique light fixtures. Subtle lines in the lustrous creamy plaster impart unique visual interest and movement.
Beams reclaimed from a warehouse near the Great Salt Lake are among the dramatic features of this inviting room, which enjoys a magnificent uninterrupted Sangre de Cristo view.
A striking limestone wood-burning fireplace with Moroccan-influenced detailing and space for a wide-screen television above, and an arched Albertini doorway to the shady portal.
Thoughtfully designed and positioned for utmost enjoyment of the views and the glorious surrounding acreage, this handsome portal can be accessed via the family room and formal living room.
A path leads out through the lush lawn to an open-air dining space in full view of the regal Sangre de Cristos.
It includes plenty of space for relaxed living or alfresco entertaining and is anchored by an oversized fireplace perfect for chillier days and nights.
A path leads out through the lush lawn to an open-air dining space in full view of the regal Sangre de Cristos.
A variety of outdoor living spaces and portales have been designed and thoughtfully positioned for utmost enjoyment of the views and Santa Fe’s renowned mild climate.
Windows envelop this lovely informal dining space, which features handsome stone walls, a 17th-century Venetian chandelier, limestone sconces, and a pitched ceiling with remarkable beam work.
The impressively extensive kitchen features superior-quality appliances - including ranges from Viking and AGA - three Sub-Zero refrigerators, a pot filler, two dishwashers and sinks, a built-in coffee station from Miele, ...
and abundant stained-limestone counter and cabinet space. The kitchen flows gracefully to a family room, making everyday living and fabulous casual entertaining easy and a pleasure.
One of the home's attic spaces can be accessed via the walk-in pantry.
An oversized Wolf grill is cleverly secluded behind mesquite doors in this charming courtyard, which features wandering paths, a fountain, an iron gate, a stone wall, and thriving flowers and herbs.
A welcome bonus, this charming, colorful space with a pitched ceiling includes a wealth of storage options and bookshelves as well as a built-in desk and a copper sink.
With its easy flow from the foyer and living room, the formal dining room is ideal for comfortably accommodating groups of up to 12. Its ambience is elegant, inviting, and serene.
Highlights include built-in antique cabinets for silver and China, artful limestone work, and a distinctive arched ceiling with a skylight. At the end of the room is a small raised fireplace, which can add a touch of warmth and charm to any gathering.
Ideal for entertaining on a grand scale, the magnificent living room has a ceiling that is tall but not vastly soaring, richly hued hardwood floors, and thick adobe walls with creamy plaster.
An utterly charming and inviting retreat, her bedroom features a wall of built-in walnut bookshelves, a honed limestone fireplace, warm walnut floors, and a lovely crystal chandelier.
Two well-lit vanities, a small fireplace with a custom-carved decorative surround, a step-in shower, a private water closet nook, and a soaking tub carved from Chinese marble are among the opulent features of this lavish bath.
Shared by the two master bedrooms, this secluded space is ideal for a quiet rendezvous or alfresco relaxation at any hour. Vines will twine upward to provide shade for the stone-paved space, which looks through aspens toward the Sangre de Cristos.
Hardwood flooring, sturdy ceiling beams and cross-beams, built-in drawers, a discreet television cabinet, and a wide glass door to the shared portal contribute to the rugged attractiveness of this bedroom.
Through an archway from his bedroom is this serene, lavish space, outfitted in handsome dark emperador marble. It includes an open shower with a rain head and an enviable Japanese-style soaking tub.
A few steps up from the lower loggia, this space provides access to the master bedroom suites as well as to the guest bedroom wing, garage, library and upper court.
A limestone-paved sitting area nestled beneath shady plum trees is secluded behind the home. Enveloped by handsome stacked-stone walls, this relaxing retreat includes an impressive wood-burning fireplace and a serene fountain.
This thoughtful, efficient space provides a convenient, spacious segue to the garage.
It includes room for a sitting area beside an arched window, hooks for coats and hats, an area for washing boots or pets, and the laundry room.
Influenced by the designs of Addison Mizner, this handsome wood-paneled study features walnut floors in an intriguing herringbone pattern, two fireplaces with a decided Old World feel, and numerous built-in bookshelves lining the walls.
Warm and welcoming, this bedroom features handsome brick floors, golden light, a charming fireplace with distressed wooden mantel, built-in shelving, and a private portal with a path leading to the guest house and upper parking area.
Honed limestone contributes to the sophisticated air of this roomy bath, which features a tall vanity, casement windows, and an open shower.
Up a few steps from the sitting area is the roomy second guest suite, a quiet secluded room with an arched window overlooking the upper courtyard. Oversized beams, hardwood floors, golden plaster walls, and access to a private bath.
Whimsical and inviting, this cozy private living area offers the warmth of a fireplace detailed in faux-bois limestone and the useful convenience of a wall of bookshelves and storage cubbies.
Highlights here include an opulent carved marble tub, an open step-in shower, antique pendant lights, tall sunny windows, and two oil-rubbed bronze sinks.
Handsome carriage-style wood doors are among the distinctive features of the oversized three-car garage, which includes room for a workshop and storage. Access to attic space and the finished basement is located here as well.
With its classic beamed pitched ceiling, glowing golden plaster walls, and cozy fireplace, this is an inviting and relaxing space for guests. Arched glass doors on three sides open to the surrounding landscape and a majestic mountain vista.
Controls for the guest house stereo equipment, a refrigerator, and a convenient washer and dryer are tucked between the bedrooms. A thoughtful inclusion, the space is cleverly discreet.
Gentle light pervades this cool, peaceful bedroom. Highlights include colorful faux-finished plaster walls, a window with a view of trees, and handsome brick flooring.
A comfortable but spacious sanctuary, this guest bedroom includes arched glass doors that reveal a truly spectacular mountain view and open to the patio. Brick flooring, a pitched ceiling, and useful built-ins are among the welcome features.
A rustic charm adds to the appeal of this centrally located bath, which offers visitors a roomy glass-door shower, a vanity with a unique stone bowl, and storage.
A limestone-paved sitting area nestled beneath shady plum trees is secluded behind the home.
This vista and the home’s hillside position create a feeling of being a part of the mountains.
this listing $13,650,000
$13,650,000 in Tesuque Ridge
this listing 13,779 SqFt
13,779 SqFt in Tesuque Ridge
this listing $991 $/SqFt
$991 $/SqFt in Tesuque Ridge
this listing 952 on site
952 on site in Tesuque Ridge


State NM
County Santa Fe
City Santa Fe
Zip Code 87506
Area 15-Tesuque Area
Community Name Tesuque Ridge

Area Schools

Elementary School Tesuque
Middle School Milagro
High School Santa Fe

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