Wilderness Home Features

Wilderness Residence Architectural Features and Details:

    • Pristine, Private and Secure Alpine Wilderness Location at roads end.
    • Master Planned Project set within a beautifully designed high-altitude alpine garden that offers a peaceful stream side ambiance overlooking the Kachina Village Wetland Park.
    • Easy Ski-in / Ski-out Access to the base terminal of Taos Ski Valley’s mid-mountain Lift 4.
    • Direct Wilderness Trailhead Access to surrounding Carson National Forest Wheeler Peak Wilderness.
    • Timeless Sculptural Architecture that blends Euro-Alpine design motifs with world-renowned New Mexico traditions, playfully infused with hints of postmodern influences and beautifully integrated into an intimate fully master planned community.
    • Entry Level Vestibule Entrance includes ski storage and a place to take off gear.
    • Gracious Master and Guest Suites include large closets, space for a king size bed, sitting areas, outside patios and other special features. 
    • Luxury Master Baths include features like large vanities, a separate shower, jaccuzi tub and steam sauna.
    • Open Living and Dining Area offers hand crafted euro-alpine style built-ins, double bed size window seat with comfortable pillows, powder bath, private patio area and for some residences an optional native rock fireplace. 
    • Country Style Gourmet Kitchen offers rustic hand made cabinets, stone countertops, state of the art energy efficient appliances.
    • Passive Solar Greenhouses are available in most units that can be used for a breakfast nook, or indoor herb garden, indoor spa or indoor patio living space.
    • Utility/ Laundry Closets with full size high-efficiency washer/dryers, wilderness cabin emergency /maintenance kit, storage and easy-to-use computer controlled hydronic space and water heating system.  
    • Discrete Lockable Owner Storage is thoughtfully located where it is most needed in several locations for each residence.

 

Wilderness Residence Sustainability Features:

    • Thoughtful Site Planning with sensitive site terracing that minimizes grading and fully embraces the potential of the KML site’s abundant sunny exposure.
    • High Performance Passive Solar Design that incorporates thermal mass banks passively heated by expansive south facing windows and attached greenhouses that also provide breathtaking majestic mountain views. 
    • Advanced Hydronic System for domestic hot water and space heating, primarily sourced from renewable active solar and groundwater geothermal sources. 
    • State-of-the-art “SolarLogic” integrated hydronic heating system controller with on board computer that optimizes heating system efficiency and comfort. With SolarLogic’s easy-to-use controller, the heating system can be commissioned, optimized for performance, operated and diagnosed for trouble shooting from any computer connected to a local LAN or from any remote location with an internet connection.
    • Hand-hewn Heavy Timbers and Wood Products sustainably harvested from local dead standing timber sources. 
    • Environmentally Conscious “Green” Building Technologies and Construction Methods appropriate for our unique wilderness location.
    • Locally Sourced Stone Masonry.
    • Renewable Solar Electric Solutions for lighting and limited back up power in some residences. Future phase master plan includes provision for providing all electricity for the whole KML project with a proposed onsite renewable energy farm.

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