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Elk Mtn Retreat, Tres Piedras, New Mexico

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Added On:07/17/2010
Last Updated:07/14/2024
Architect remodeled log home on 300 acres of unique San Antonio Mountain. Elk migration route, forever views. Remote luxury living. North of Tres Piedras; 10 miles south of Colorado border.
Healthy Home
$2,000Annual Property Tax
2,900Square Feet
2 / Beds / Baths
436 sq ftLot Size
1999Year Built

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What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

The home has all radiant floor heat. There is radiant floor heat in the garage. There is a 12,000 gallon water tank for catchment. Water for this house is caught and stored. The system is seamless and has pressure tank and pump for distribution throughout the house. There is a sump pump for the master bedroom waste which pumps up and out to the septic system. The only grid attachment is power, however there is a battery back up system for when the power does go out. This system is also seamless and is designed to be more than adequate to bridge any time gap necessary. There is a broadband receiver for internet service on the property. Internet phone is the best solution for telecommunication. 2 one thousand gallon propane tanks. The natural materials used; logs; rastra; block and wood.

Property Description

This log home is three stories, master on lowest level, living on main level and loft guest bedroom. The owners are both retired architects and we gutted the original house and reworked all areas. All logs have been maintained which is a requirement of ownership. There are three canyons on the property which is totally surrounded by National Forest, BLM or State land. There are a few cabins adjacent to the land and occasionally owners come stay for a month or so. Otherwise this is the only full time occupied house on the mountain. San Antonio Mountain is the largest free standing (not attached to any mountain range) mountain in 48 states. It stands 10,908 ft above sea level. The house is at 9200 ft. There is a 3 car attached garage with glass automatic doors and an office space above the garage. There is also a small shop area between the garage and the house. Hot tub. All appliances included in sale. 2 to 3 hunting permits also available for Unit 52, New Mexico.

Neighborhood Description

There is really no neighborhood. There is a small subdivision up one canyon of the mountain which has approximately 12 cabins. These are mostly used by hunters. There are a few owners who come in the summer.

Market Area

This home is 50 miles west and north of Taos, New Mexico. It is approximately 20 miles south of Antonito, Colorado. Antonito contains fueling stations, grocery store, restaurants, drug store and medical facilities. Taos is a larger community with all necessary facilities.

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Agriculture in Areayes
Industry in Areano
Air Pollution in Areano
Pesticide Freeyes
Fragrance Freeyes
Cleaned with Green Productsyes

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Whole House Vacuumno

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Vinyl or Vinyl Clad
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Garage / Carportyes
Garage Typeattached
Number of Cars3
Garage Area1000 sqft

Listing ID : 19077