House Details



5.22 acre



Discover the true essence of Mesilla charm and luxury in this “New Mexico Farm House,” built on 5.22 acres in Buena Tierra, a development in Mesilla designed to preserve its rich agricultural history. With its passive solar design and 18” rammed earth walls, this home is not only beautiful, but solid and sustainable. Main house has 3378 sf, with in-floor radiant heating.The great room features a  dramatic 13.5 ft ceiling with authentic vigas, tongue-in-groove wood, kiva fireplace, and adobe gallery wall. Kitchen and dining room feature a cove ceiling with vigas, custom knotty alder cabinets, large island with granite countertop, gas cooktop, electric oven, custom refrigerator and dishwasher, and huge pantry. Spacious owner’s suite features an arched entrance, kiva fireplace, tongue-in-groove ceiling, huge walk-in closet, bathroom with double sinks, large walk-in shower,and beautiful East-facing sitting room. Guest bedroom suite has south-facing glazing and adobe wall for passive solar heating, with exterior overhang to avoid sun in summer.

Casita  is 529 sq. ft., with full bath, stained concrete floor, and is plumbed for kitchenette. Two beautiful courtyards with fountains and ornamental iron gates – one right outside of kitchen has recessed dining area. Two car garage, 877 sq. ft., has coated floor, skylights, recessed area for exercise equipment and/or storage. Carport has RV plug-in. Large windows, plus skylights create a light-filled home.  Many East-facing windows provide dramatic views of the Organ Mountains.  Window frames feature exposed viga lintels and New Mexico red sandstone sills.There are wood casement windows throughout the main house.  Professionally designed and planted garden and landscaping.  Landscaping includes 40 plus trees and plants selected for drought resistance and to attract hummingbirds, butterflies.  The garden has been featured on the Las Cruces Tour of Gardens. There are just too many features in this beautiful home to list them all! Additional information available on request.

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