Behind a historic stone and adobe wall, the Nedra Matteucci Compound consist of a rambling compendium of rooms both inspired by ancient Pueblo architecture and designed for modern sensibilities.
The slightly sloped roof of the main gallery may be evidence of the fact that many of this propertyâ€™s angles are deliberately irregular or out of square.
Off the main gallery and behind a vault door, this narrow carpeted gallery represents a creative use of space.
Tucked between the main gallery and the Hassam gallery, this warm space includes walls of lighted, glassed-in shelving and central display cases ideal for the exhibition of sculpture, artifacts, and jewelry.
Named for American Impressionist Childe Hassam, whose work has been displayed here, this gallery features a soaring ceiling and immense wall space.
A bright, lively space, this gallery includes multiple windows, a banco, distressed wood-plank walls, dark ceramic-tile floors, vigas, and beams.
A strong sense of the Southwest is created here, thanks to dark ceramic tile floors, rustic ceiling beams and decking, and earthy plaster banco, and a kiva fireplace with Native-themed decorative detailing.
Antique wood steps lead to the book room, with its low, sloped wood ceiling, built-in shelving, herringbone brick floors, vintage Dutch doors, and nichos in a variety of shapes.
A cool sophistication pervades this gallery. The kiva fireplace is accented by a slate hearth and decorative tile, Former windows have been converted into display niches for sculpture.
Even this space, which would perhaps normally function simply as a hall leading to offices and other galleries, can be utilized for the display of art.
A decorative antique wood door accesses this roomy, accommodating professional workspace.
This central office area counts carpeting, vigas, coved ceilings, art lighting, and cool plaster walls among its features.
Light hardwood flooring and sidelights along a massive wooden door create a bright and airy ambience to introduce the sophisticated, modern main residence. Built-in shelving for books and sculpture is a distinctive feature here.
This remarkable 2-story private residence, largely the work of Forrest Fenn, includes sophisticated main-level living & entertaining spaces. In addition, at the top of a fortress-like spiral staircase lie auxiliary living areas & generous private quarters
Separated from the dining area by a dramatic adobe-brick arch, the chic mellow living area is centered below a large skylight and focuses on a small kiva fireplace.
The alluring, comfortable skylit kitchen boasts such distinctively Western decorative features as herringbone-pattered brick floors, dark rustic wood cabinetry, vigas, decorative tile, and an open corner gas fireplace with tile accents.
Modeled after the torreones constructed by ancient Native civilizations, this magnificent stairway nevertheless possesses a distinctly modern flair. A small window, traditional for structures of this nature, is shuttered by a carved wooden door.
Cool, expansive, and bright, the master bedroom lies behind a striking Gothic-style door. Large walls encourage the display of art, and a corner kiva fireplace with a banco and nichos conjures a warm, welcoming ambiance.
Steps lead up through a wide archway to the office, which features built-in rustic wood cabinets and shelves as well as rough-hewn viga as and decking and a corner kiva fireplace.
A lengthy narrow skylight follows the unique dramatic curve of this sunroomâ€™s central wall; sturdy wood ceiling beams create an entrancing treelike shape.
Ideal for use as a sitting room, library, or additional entertaining space, this area includes a walk-in closet, vigas, a ceiling fan, and two south-facing windows. It augments and flows naturally into the grand adjacent bedroom.
The piÃ¨ce-de-rÃ©sistance is the remarkable step-in steamshower, the entire ceiling of which is composed of a dramatic skylight.
This spacious carpeted bedroom enjoys plentiful daytime light and views in two directions thanks to abundant windows.
Highlighted by delicate floral-motif tile and sinks, this bath is located at the end of the stair-top landing.
This unique corridor leads from the guest residence to the blue room of the main gallery area. Weighty stone blocks compose a regal arched vestibule that soars above classical brick steps, recalling a passageway in a European castle or wine cavern.
A handsome space, the small, calming den is a haven at the heart of the guest residence. Hardwood floors, vigas, latillas, corbels, and a rustic corner kiva fireplace contribute to the relaxing ambience.
A dining or breakfast area introduces the kitchen, which boasts painted vigas, floral-themed tilework, and sunny windows.
Ideal for entertaining, the lengthy portal is floored with wood decking and boasts small vigas, carved wood columns from Afghanistan, a banco, and a kiva fireplace with painted tile inlays.
This grand space includes a wet bar area for entertaining, space for two double beds, and a handsome open living area with a view of a magnificent ancient tree.
Behind a carved wd door that accesses the upper library, this lavish, indulgent space centers around a ceramic-tiled hot tub.
An 18-foot ceiling of vigas and latillas soars above the brick-floored library, where shelves of antique wood line the walls nearly from floor to ceiling.
A short flight of brick stairs lined by a carved wood rail lead down to a decorative wood door, behind which lies the wine cellar. This cool, well-lighted space includes a wall of wine-storage shelves as well as a raised auxiliary storage area ...
Providing an idyllic transition from the professional gallery spaces to the library & guest residence, this lush oasis brims with light & greenery. 2 enormous skylights help maintain abundant plants/trees, among which sculpture, rocks & a Koi pond nestle
The guest residence known as Little Egypt is an open, modern yet utterly relaxing private space. A rare expanse of lush green grass bound by walkways and a vine-covered fence provides the prelude to these alluring guest quarters.
This expansive open space offers room for relaxed living and dining as well as cooking. The cool white plaster of the walls contrasts dramatically with the vigas and handsome brick flooring. Skylights and windowsâ€”including a large windowed bancoâ€”flood
The secluded but convenient two-bedroom Bunkhouse includes comfortable, cozy living spaces and a host of classic Santa Feâ€“style elements. A private walled courtyard is an added amenity.
Decorative tile lends the charming kitchen a cool, cheerful quality. A window overlooks a nearby grassy courtyard. Plentiful cabinets and counter space and a Viking range with hood encourage culinary exploration.
Through an arched doorway off the entry lies the warm, sophisticated living room, which boasts a lengthy window, hardwood floors, and ceiling beams and decking in a handsome herringbone-pattern.
Plentiful natural light flows in through two double windows in this classic bedroom. A corner kiva fireplace, plaster walls, herringbone-patterned ceiling beams, and a double folding closet are among the highlights.
Classic vigas and decking, warm hardwood floors, and a deep-set window accent this calming space, which opens to a second bedroom
A cool, comfortable ambience pervades this bedroom, which features hardwood floors, vigas and decking, a ceiling fan, a kiva with decorative tile accents, and a French door to the wraparound courtyard.
Steps from the main galleries and the sculpture garden, this warm, accommodating guesthouse has its own portal as well as a spacious bedroom, a sophisticated dining area, a cozy living room, and a charming kitchen.
An old-fashioned charm distinguishes this kitchen. A dining island with storage drawers, decorative tilework, vintage-style cabinetry, an exposed brick wall and brick floors, a ceiling fan, a wall oven, and a built-in rangetop are among the highlights. A
A cool, shady space for relaxation or entertaining, the living room features hardwood floors, a corner kiva fireplace, a deep-set window, and comforting earthy tones.
Originally an apple orchard, this serene verdant area was transformed by Nedra Matteucci into a tranquil parklike area for the display of sculpture.
Flagstone walkways and steppingstones meander among the grass and landscaping and alongside a shimmering free-form pond with a dramatic fountain.