Minimalist’s Haven

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The sleek, modern design and views from every direction make this house one very Chick Shack.

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Definitely not typical Taos style but I love the way it respects local vernacular on the outside, while inside it is as spare and clean as a tightly run little ship.

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The efficiency of this house is apparent immediately, but so is the seamless way the inside connects to the outdoors. The passive solar windows, the energy efficient rastra- block construction, the portal that spans the building, facing Taos Mountain.

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I’m also in love with the way it floats in the silvery Artemisia (Sagebrush) again reminding me of a small, sleek ship.

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The Brazilian wood details against industrial stainless, are little details that say a lot design-wise.

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I think it really works and would make a fantastic home for someone who has pared their life down to a sophisticated, Spartan simplicity. 3BR/2.5BA, this new build is a spacious 2,716 sq.ft with open floor plan, upscale finishes including Brazilian wood, and granite.

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Great views in a great neighborhood, with convenient location (five minutes from Town, 25 minutes from Ski Valley). An attached, heated garage is an added plus.

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The price of this Chic Shack is $549,000, for more information (and images) please visit The Lora Company’s site listed below this post or call┬áPeter Lora, The Lora Company, 575-758-3275

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All images care of Peter Lora

 

 

 

 

 

 

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