Own a piece of Taos history, and continue the legacy. Invest in the Double D Ranch, an awe inspiring 1,835 acre ranch perfectly fitting as a gentleman’s ranch, nature preserve, horse farm, wildlife sanctuary, or hunting retreat. The ranch provides 415 acres of plowed and re-planted grassland, fenced and cross fenced pastures, 8-stall custom barn, 3 round training pens, a full roping arena with holding pens and several separate fenced areas around the main house for pet security. This first-class ranch also comes with three guest houses, a 4000 sq. ft workshop, 3 wells and Elk/ Antelope hunting permits. The pinnacle of the property is the 5200 sq.ft. custom, adobe frame owner’s residence. Sitting on the highest point of the property with 360 degree views of the Sangre de Christo mountain range, this lush and manicured oasis is equally adaptable as a personal retreat or as a favorite entertainment spot that includes a 30-tree orchard and an 80,000 gallon duck and koi pond with xeriscaped grounds, dotted with seasonal plants. You enter the home through 10 foot hand carved wooden doors into an impressive estate filled natural stone accent walls, hand carved pillars and doors, cove and latilla ceilings, and wood floors. The sprawling great room is an ideal place for entertaining, featuring 16, 18, and 22 foot ceilings, 15 custom windows, brick flooring, granite serving bar, patio access, and a massive adobe fireplace made with sacred mud from the Taos Pueblo. The gourmet kitchen contains Sub-Zero refrigerator, Russell gas range, granite and butcher block countertops and a large pantry with expansive storage and workspace. The master suite is a personal retreat with sitting area, private sunset patio, sunken bedroom with kiva fireplace, his and hers closets, and ensuite bath with a 10 foot natural rock open shower and a sunken jetted spa tub. The main house also has 3 unique guest bedrooms,,each with ensuite bath and private patio. The main house also has a 1000 gallon water holding tank for fire insurance, and is only 6 miles from the Taos, Airport, 12 miles from the historic Taos Plaza, and 24 miles from the Taos Ski Valley. A ranch of this magnitude only becomes available once in a lifetime. Don’t miss an opportunity to reignite the legacy of the Double D Ranch.