Circle Drive

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  • Price: $10,500,000
  • Bedrooms: 10
  • Baths: 11
  • MLS: 201801344
  • Status: Active
  • Type: Single Family
  • Acres: 11.3
  • Area: 1-SF City Limits NE
  • Garage: 6
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Guest House: Yes
  • Main House Sqft: 8,306
  • Guest House Sqft: 3,902
  • Total Sqft: 12,208

Presenting Broker

Caroline Russell

Caroline Russell
(505) 699-0909
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Property Description

Unparalled in beauty and craftsmanship, this signature circa 1930s Pueblo Revival residence, sited on 11 lush, view-filled acres, has been fully restored and masterfully updated with three guesthouses, Classic Clay tennis court, heated swimming pool/spa and layered with stunning landscaping, an orchard and a prolific garden. Originally built by John Dempsey, New Mexico's Governor in the 1940s, this property has been famed for its Santa Fe Opera parties throughout the decades and is lovingly called 'The Opera House'. The main house 'Casa Alegre' has 6 bedrooms: 2 master suites with 3 private viewing balconies on the upper level, 2 guest bedrooms which were the original Governor Dempsey and Mrs. Dempsey rooms and 2 additional bedrooms with their own living/kitchen area. The 3 guesthouses, 'Casita Bonita', 'Casita Chiquita' and 'Casita Dulce' each have at least 1 bedroom/ 1 bathroom, a spacious living room, kitchen facilities and are beautifully appointed. The magnificently landscaped grounds are like a storybook tale, unfolding as you walk along the whimsical wood bark trails that traverse the property with acclaimed river rock walls lining the tennis court, the swimming pool and the south terrace. The highest level of craftsmanship is evident throughout this estate. Rich with Santa Fe history and renovated with a great passion for excellence, this exquisite estate is truly incomparable.

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Neighborhood Info

Santa Fe City Northeast

The Northeast of Santa Fe, within city limits, combines the pleasures of quiet living with the conveniences of location. On every tree-lined street are examples of newer, award-winning architecture and well-established, older adobes. In addition to the famous Plaza, this area includes all the land reaching up to the Jemez and the Sandias. Newer developments appear on your left and right as you

Additional Information

  • Type: Single Family
  • Style: Pueblo
  • Levels: Two Story
  • Full Baths: 3
  • Half Baths: 4
  • 3/4 Baths: 4
  • Garage Spaces: 6
  • Horses Allowed: Yes
  • Days On Market: 171
  • Age: 31+ Years
  • Sewage: Septic
  • Electric: Public
  • Gas: Natural
  • Telephone: On-Site
  • Guest House: Yes
  • Main House Sqft: 8,306 sqft
    Guest House Sqft: 3,902 sqft
    Total Sqft: 12,208 sqft
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Number Fireplaces: Four or more
  • Fireplace Type: Kiva, Wood Burning
  • Cooling: Refrigerator, Central
  • Floor: Brick, Carpet, Tile, Wood
  • Construction: Adobe, Frame, Stucco
  • Extras: Cable TV, Cooking - Gas, Garage Door Opener, Hot Tub/Spa, Insulated Windows, Landscaped, Out Buildings, Pool, RV Parking Available, Security System, Sprinkler/Drip Sys., Vigas & Beams, Water Softener, Wetbar, Wine Cellar, Other - See Remarks
  • Community Amenities: Tennis

Schools

  • Elementary School: Carlos Gilbert
  • Junior High School: Milagro
  • High School: Santa Fe

Listing Brokerage

IDX listing

Stephanie Duran

Barker Realty, LLC

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