25 State Road 230, Valdez


3 Beds
3 Baths
5,868 Sqft
2.33 Acres
2 Garages

Award-winning architectural design in the most magical Taos County location. The Gold Residence, designed by renowned Santa Fearchitect Suby Bowden, won the highest award for “Design Excellence” in New Mexico in 2009 from The American Institute of Architects.The home has been featured in a cover story in Santa Fe Trend magazine. The home is located on the floor of the Valdez valley, withroughly 345 feet of river frontage right on the Rio Hondo. The valley is a lush oasis in the high desert and its riparian environment isvisited by abundant wildlife and migratory birds making the location one of the rarest of the county’s many ecosystems. The architect’svision for the home was to fuse a contemporary aesthetic with the rural vernacular of Northern New Mexico. The rural pitched roof andtwo-foot thick rammed earth walls are reconceived in a modern manner. The design is envisioned as a geode, with a textured exterior(achieved by sandblasting the rammed earth walls to reveal the organic lifts of earth into the forms used to frame the walls) and a refinedmodern design on the inside. Passive solar and water collection are incorporated to further energy efficiency and rural tradition. Theinterior of the main house is just under 5000 square feet and is dominated by mountain views of El Salto to the east with soaring spacesand extensive glass to bring the outside views in. With construction of the highest quality, the home abounds in luxury finishes but alsoembraces simple materials, su

Listing Details
AgentJoel Schantz
OfficeBerkshire Hathaway HomeService
Essential Information
MLS® #202000595
Full Baths2
Half Baths1
Square Footage5,868
Square Footage5,000 +
Year Built2004
Sub-TypeSingle Family
Community Information
Address25 State Road 230
Area70-Taos and Environ
StateNew Mexico
Zip Code87580-0000
Parking Spaces4
# of Garages2
GaragesAttached, Carport, Heated
Is WaterfrontYes

Cooking - Gas, Garage Door Opener, Insulated Windows, Landscaped, Vigas & Beams, Hot Tub/Spa, Wetbar, Other - See Remarks

InteriorBrick, Carpet, Tile
# of Fireplaces4
FireplacesKiva, Wood Burning

Dishwasher, Dryer, Microwave, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Washer


Fireplace, Baseboard(Hot Water), Radiant in Floor, Passive Solar, Other - See Remarks

RoofMetal - Corrugated, Pitch
Lot Description

.80 & 1.53 acres described in Deed Bk M248 Pgs 911-912 & PR Deed Bk A251 Pgs 188-190 in Taos County.


Frame, Rammed Earth, Other - See Remarks

School Information
MiddleTaos Jr High
HighTaos High School
Additional Information
Date ListedFebruary 25th, 2020
Days on Market372
Listing Broker:Joel Schantz
Listing Office: Berkshire Hathaway HomeService

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