It’s a house that has one foot in history, and one foot in the future — and the amazing second shelter or even vacation rental income property potential of this nearly four-acre estate in Las Cruces, New Mexico makes it a must-see.
The home includes a main house and guest house, and when you consider everything it comes with, the $850,000 price tag makes it a bargain. It’s self-contained enough to provide plenty of entertainment on the grounds but is also close to wine festivals, book festivals, fairs and more if you venture into town.
The main home includes the original adobe structure that was built in the 1900s. All told, almost 3,800 square feet provides space for living and playing with three bedrooms, three bathrooms, three living areas and an office or hobby room.
The gorgeous kitchen includes granite countertops, and the great room has a full entertainment system and an interior garden.
Nearby, a casita offers 672 square feet of additional, private guest or caretaker space, with one bedroom, one bath, a kitchen, living room and independent HVAC.
Outside, guests can lounge around an outdoor kitchen that includes a Viking gas grill, electric oven, sink and wood-burning pizza oven. Off the kitchen is a flagstone patio and a hot tub with waterfall. The kids — fur babies or actual babies — are also taken into consideration with a fenced dog run and playground complete with a playhouse wired with electricity.
The grounds are also home to 92 pecan trees, five pistachio trees, nine fruit trees, three raised gardens and two vegetable gardens – all irrigated. It also has a fully stocked Koi pond, waterfall, and gazebo.
And the cost of running such a palatial estate is undercut by the 10-kilowatt solar system that powers the entire property. The property is listed by Tobe Turpen of Steinborn & Associates Real Estate.