| TOWN of TAOS|
Taos over 300 years old offers a variety of Real Estate choices. Vivid colours, pastel Adobes, old world charm to contemporary Italian design. Taos historic plaza offers commercial space of many types from retail shops, galleries, restaurants and many other commercial opportunities. For Many Years artists have been drawn to the Taos area to capture the vivid colors, inspiring landscapes, sky and mountain views. At any moment the Taos area offers a multitude of fantastic shades and shadows to temp an artist's pallet. The Rio Grande Gorge with it's deep cut is one of the popular paintings you will see, old adobe churches; adobe and holly hocks are some of the finest found in many Taos galleries. Taos residential properties offer colorful condos, fine homes, land to build on, fine homes,
first time buyers, contact your Taos Broker for details. Taos Real estate includes many small to large condos from basic to fine luxury with in walking distance to the plaza. The Taos area is a stable good long term investment .Taos Real Estate is known for a 2nd home market and reasonably priced resort town as well. Many of the 2nd homes become permanent residences as the owners relocate to enjoy Taos Charm. Prices will increase as location to the plaza decreases. Fine homes and family home are located in the Taos area featuring the soft lines of northern New Mexico's architecture, kiva fireplaces, portals, tile and custom woodwork framing inspiring Taos mountain views. Average home and condo prices in town range in the mid $300,000's in 2009. $400,000 is a price range that includes higher end finishes, design and location. Taos also offers a variety of music venues, theater, arts, UNM campus and just about every type of class and instruction from Yoga to serious writing classes, pottery and more. The near by National forest and BLM lands supply the out door enthusiast with a multitude of out door activities. A culinary delight entices the boldest taste buds on every corner. Winter fun for those who enjoy the thrill of sliding challenging challenging slopes or learning on the easy ones. Warm kiva fire places, firolitos, wine tasting, Garden tours and wild water river runners, abundance of history and friendly faces invite you to experience Taos. Taos offers the excitement in history every where, visit some of the many fine museums that include relics of the wild west, story's of early Spanish settlers, anasasi people to modern day pueblo Indians. today many ancient rituals and customs have been passed through times and are celebrated today. Visit the Martinez Hacienda to listen to ghost stories told By Larry Martinez, historian and linguist. Enjoy the traditional lighting of firolitos at Christmas on Ledoux street. Here tales of ancient Pottery found in Taos Ski Valley exhibited in the Phoenix Grill.
Enchanted Lizard's favorite Things to do and see
Visit the taos plaza on a summer's Thursday night for fun dancing. Local and not so local entertainers share musical talent at no charge.
Historic Taos Inn features Doc Martin's fine northern New Mexico cusine and more favorite dishes. The Adobe Bar hosts signature Margaritas and fun entertainment daily, a local's favorite spot after work.
Just a bit of history...The Taos Inn was originally made up of several homes built in the 1800's around a small plaza and well the spectacular lobby encircling the old well is one of the most popular spots to relax after a long day's work , sit outside on the patio for Nachos and people watching or meet a client for lunch. locals as well as tourist enjoy good conversation entertainment food and drink. in the 1890' the largest of the homes became Taos first physician Dt. Thomas Paul Martin and his artist wife, Helen. in 1912 the Taos Society of Artists was founded by Ernest L. Blumenschein Today the Taos Inn is still a center for Taos' intellectual, social and artistic activity.
KTAO our solar powered radio offers an on going calender of events famous musicians and concerts. visit Sunday Locally grown Farmers market.
Involve yourself in the many "Summer of Love "events.
Drive nort to the Old blinking light and take a left for 5 miles and vie the famous Rio Grande gorge a splendid display of Northern new Mexico's geology.
Fly fishing is a must for all you anglers visit Taos Fly Shop. the Enchanted Circle and surrounding areas offer some of the best fly fishing around.
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www.cumbrestoltec.com Scenic narrow guage rail road near Chama,NM travels over the continental divide. built in the late 1880 takes you over 64 miles of scenic mountains and Toltec Gorge. Fall colors best time! bring your sweater!