1007 Sierra Del Norte
In the rolling Sangre de Cristo foothills just north of Santa Fe, this stately gated home and attached guesthouse, designed by Michael Bodelson and built by Rick Brenner, combine elegant Southwestern style with comfort and livability. The open-concept floor plan includes spaces — formal living and dining areas with a shared fireplace, an office, an inviting chef’s kitchen and family room, a roomy study or office, and three bedrooms — that are both relaxed and sophisticated have an easy, natural flow. The master suite is private but conveniently sited; it includes a spalike bath, two walk-in closets, and access to a portal overlooking a rose garden. Serene portales offer fabulous, colorful views. Warm, earthy hues; handsome hardwood and stone-tile flooring; five fireplaces; vigas; and stylish fixtures and finishes contribute to the inviting ambience.