The former Van Vecheten-Lineberry Museum. Situated on approximately 5 acres and over 1,000 linear feet of walls and wrought iron gates, the estate enjoys a prime situation one half mile from the commercial heart of Taos, while offering privacy and a feeling of secluded removal. On the grounds, magnificent Douglas Fir trees tower more than 60 feet over a grassy understory, landscaped with perennials and flowering shrubs. The plantings are irrigated by an extensive underground system. Tthe original 1929 adobe art studio built by the artist and art patron Duane Van Vechten contains two magnificent fireplaces with carved mantles, a carved balustrade leading to a choir loft; the carving is purported to be the work of either Nicolai Fechin or Ralph Myers. Adjacent and accessible via small passageway is the 14,415 sq. ft. museum built to house a magnificent art collection; comes with climate control, specialty lighting and a 3,783 sq. ft. basement with sliding art storage. State-of-the-art at the time of its completion in 1994, the museum was built to house and display a rare collection of art work and is adaptable for a new selection of treasures. With stunning views of Taos Mtn and el Salto the grounds also contain a ~1500 sq foot adobe caretakers house, a two car detached garage and ample paved parking (68 spaces) Connected to Town water and sewer. This exceptional property is a rare offering, ripe to be reinvented and re-purposed.
|DAYS ON MARKET||160||LAST UPDATED||5/2/2018|
|YEAR BUILT||0||COMMUNITY||TOWN OF TAOS (45A)|
|AREA||TOWN OF TAOS (45A)|
|EXTERIOR||Gutters, Landscaping, Lighting/ Security, Loading Docks, Parking/ 50 + Spaces|
|STYLE||Adobe, Steel Frame|
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