3 Altura Vista – Aldea Courtyard Home Santa Fe
New Mexico

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths – 2,234 sqft

MLS #201804578 Price: $ 536,000 SOLD

9 Days on the Market, Now that’s Marketing!!!

This finely crafted hacienda-styled open floor plan is the quintessential Santa Fe lifestyle coveted courtyard home, designed & built by award winning Casa De Vistas. Upscale custom artisan old world finishes throughout flow graciously to the walled courtyard & include architectural elements: ample skylights, handmade antiqued alder cabinets, hand adzed wood doors with iron hardware, custom hand-crafted iron sconces & chandeliers, oversized beams with 11ft high ceilings in the living & dining room, 2 wood-burning/gas lighter fireplaces, vintage exterior courtyard entry doors, travertine tile floors with carpeted bedroom floors.

The gourmet kitchen opens to the living dining area which includes generous granite tile counter tops with island & eating bar, stainless steel appliances, laundry area with sink & extra storage behind custom wood doors.

The spacious primary master suite is located off the kitchen & is accented with a tray ceiling, raised kiva wood-burning/gas lighter fireplace with wood storage, large walk in closet, opening to the tranquil courtyard. The elegantly appointed master bath features an custom old world vanity with double sinks, granite tile countertop, skylight, large glass/tile shower, and a separate whirlpool tub.

The guest wing serves as a second master suite bedroom at the other side of the courtyard home. The 2nd bathroom doubles as the guest bath & house bath.

Accessed from the outside rear courtyard & located above the garage, is the upstairs casita, which could be used as a 3rd bedroom, office or studio, which includes a full bath & large closet.

The casita balcony has spectacular unobstructed views in all directions to the Sangre de Cristo, Jemez Mountain ranges & a glimpse south to the Sandias. Beautiful sunsets and night views of Los Alamos city lights.

The outdoor walled courtyard is a sanctuary & affords gracious living complete with: patina stained & stamped concrete exterior pathways, mature low maintenance landscaping, covered private portal entry & a charming hacienda type fountain. Private & secure, this oasis opens adjacent to dedicated greenbelt open space front & rear of the home on a quiet street with no through traffic. Attached, finished two-car garage, extra storage area, with additional onsite parking for two cars in the rear of the private driveway that support two other courtyard homes only.

Coveted property in prime location high on the ridge top in Aldea with a central Plaza, 10 minutes to town, but yet far enough to enjoy the natural surroundings & community amenities: walking trails, community center, sports courts, & café.

Original owner, the home was used as a part time residence. Radiant heat system controlled over the internet, newly installed radiant heat pump & water heater.

Furnishings available for sale, please inquire.



9 Days on the Market, Now that’s Marketing!!!

Home details:


  • Two story courtyard home
  • Old world finishes
  • Gourmet kitchen
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master en suite
  • Walk in closet
  • Upstairs Casita with private entrance
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Skylights throughout


  • Landscaped front courtyard & fountain
  • Drip System
  • Great for entertaining
  • Covered portal


  • Furnishings available for sale, please inquire.


  • 2 Wood/gas burning fireplaces
  • Radiant floor heating, internet controlled
  • New heat pump & water heater


  • Travertine Tile
  • Carpet in bedrooms


  • North, east, west, & south

HOA Dues:

  • $448 Quarterly


  • Microwave
  • Gas Range/Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dish Washer
  • Washer/Dryer

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