2 FEBRUARY 2009.  A highlight of the ARTfeast weekend is the self-guided Art of Home Tour on Saturday and Sunday, February 21-22, 2009, hosted by Santa Fe Properties.  The homes, which are decorated by Santa Fe galleries and Santa Fe Public School art teachers, are viewable from 12 to 4 pm on both days and admission is free.  Brochures with maps are available at participating galleries, at the ARTsmart El Centro Office, 102 East Water Street, and at Santa Fe Properties’ offices at 1000 Paseo de Peralta, 644 Paseo de Peralta, and 320 Paseo de Peralta. The brochure is also online at and  Ten percent of art purchases made during the weekend go to ARTsmart.

131 E. Santa Fe Avenue $850,000
Showcasing Artwork from Artistas de Santa Fe.
This early 1900s craftsman-style bungalow is the epitome of refurbished perfection. On a tree-lined street, the double adobe offers original oak and tile floors, antique fixtures, and high ceilings. Ask about its fascinating history! The detached adobe studios are accessed through extraordinary gardens and can be utilized for home occupation. Hosted by Deborah Bodelson 660-4442 and Cary Spier 690-2856.

516 Camino Rancheros $2,495,000
Showcasing Artwork from Shidoni Galleries.
From the gated adobe entrance and beyond, this magnificent home is the apogee of authentic Santa Fe style inside and out. Completely remodeled, the tastefully appointed interior offers large living spaces ideal for entertaining, yet maintains an intimate feel for comfortable living. The guest house is a full residence. In a park-like setting with mature trees, lush lawn and majestic views, it’s only a short distance to the Plaza. Hosted by Lee Lowary 470-6500 and Gavin Sayers 690-3070.

1284 Camino de Cruz Blanca $2,200,000
Showcasing Artwork from Pippin-Meikle Fine Art.
Stunning contemporary home masterfully created by Zachary Schultz. Limestone and Indonesian wood floors anchor the home underfoot, while five unique fireplaces add charm and warmth. A grand portal with fantastic views is accessed off a formal living room. The kitchen is a gourmet chef’s delight. A lovely guest house completes this offering. Hosted by Matthew Sargent 490-1718.

1296 Lejano Lane $1,100,000
Showcasing Artwork from The William and Joseph Gallery.
A private and quiet location in the heart of the Eastside embraces this classically beautiful home and separate guest house. The main house is partially double adobe and boasts lots of light, warm wood floors, an elegant flow to patios, decks and gardens, an expansive master bedroom suite, and a large family room plus office or nursery space. This beautiful property was once the home of famed jazz flautist Herbie Mann. Hosted by Gwen Gilligan 660-0500.

1233 North Summit Drive $2,200,000
Showcasing Artwork from Joe Wade Fine Art.
Recently refreshed to dazzling elegance, this outstanding Santa Fe style residence in gated Santa Fe Summit, sited amid a swirl of mountain vistas, is perfect for everyday living and gracious  entertaining. Thoughtful details will delight you as you travel from the grand salon to the gently curved formal dining, stylish kitchen and master suite out to patios, portals and view decks. Hosted by David Rosen 470-9383 and Christopher Rocca 490-2999.

2642 Caminito Nevado $2,500,000
Showcasing Artwork from Ventana Fine Art.
Surrounded by show-stopping views of the Jemez and Sangre de Cristo mountain ranges and meticulously designed to maximize enjoyment of the views from every room, this home built by Mud Houses, Inc., is a masterpiece. The charming old world design redefines Santa Fe style with amazing details including reclaimed 200-year-old European tile and antique beams. Owner/Broker. Hosted by Robert Frank 699-9420.

11 Tesuque Ridge $3,500,000
Showcasing Artwork from Santa Fe Public School Art Teachers.
Combining many of the classical features of Pueblo and Territorial architecture, this John Gaw Meem-inspired home was designed in 1984 by his ten-year associate, John McHugh. A high ridge location of nearly 11 acres commands one of the most dramatic views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Coupled with the home’s architectural legacy, this property is a southwestern treasure.  Hosted by Maureen Mestas Abrams 310-1050 & Andy Ault 670-7911.

52 Lodge Trail $1,887,000
Showcasing Artwork from Manitou Gallery.
Mud Houses, Inc. masterfully crafted this reclaimed 18th-century-style French home. No details were spared in evoking the past—antique beams and old gray puntales are born again and live alongside new custom-made cabinets and iron light fixtures. Contemporary flourishes blend harmoniously throughout this French country homage, surrounded by amazing views all the way to Colorado. Owner/Broker. Hosted by Robert Frank 699-9420.