A sprawling outdoor space is essential for a home located in sunny Santa Fe, N.M. This one definitely delivers with its grassy lawn, willowy trees and various space for soaking up some Vitamin D. A wooden fence wraps around the property and help establish a sense of privacy.
To create a smooth transition from the main road, the landscape architects opted for a gravel driveway instead of an asphalt one. Because the material is more natural than the alternative, it also thoughtfully complements the property's trees and shrubbery.
A gravel pathway gently winds through Santa Fe's historic Eastside neighborhood, leading guests through a wooden gate and to the front of "Casa Contenta." The property was built in the 1890s and features an adobe-style main house, guest house, guest apartment, office and lush green backyard.
True to form, this adobe-style home features curved archways instead of squared off halls. In the dining room, these architectural details are accentuated by romantic, hand-painted lines, which helps draw the eye to the butler's pantry and the kitchen on the other side.
You won't find many empty corners in this historic home; instead, all of its nooks and crannies are filled with interesting architectural details, like adobe-style fireplaces and carved statues. In this living space, an oil painting and antique candelabras complement the more traditional elements.
A hallmark of Southwestern architectural style, this adobe home exterior features Pueblo Revival design with a flat roof. A warm front door and window frames pop against the tan exterior, giving the home character.
This enchanting Southwestern patio is outfitted with a glass-top dining table and patio umbrella. Low-maintenance container gardens add color and dimension to the outdoor entertaining space. An outdoor fireplace echoes the Spanish-style features of the adobe home.
A hallmark of Southwestern architectural style, this adobe home exterior features Pueblo Revival design with a flat roof and rounded exterior walls. A bright red front door and window frames pop against the brown exterior, giving the home character.
This home, as seen on HGTV's House Hunters, is nestled on ten acres in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is constructed entirely of adobe with traditional New Mexican elements, such as a wood-burning fireplace and hand-painted tiles. The unique blue dome also features a skylight and is a wonderful retreat for quiet meditation.
This bold foyer features vibrant blue walls paired with a red and yellow Navajo print area rug, creating the perfect Southwestern vibe for this historic adobe home. Exposed beam ceilings and a small woven armchair finish off the look of the space.