Deidre David and John Richetti
When people ask us, “what makes Zachary & Sons Homes different from other builders?” we answer, “Tradition.” Our family has been building homes for six generations so quality construction is in our blood. Zachary and Sons have been building quality homes for six generations. We innovatively capture the feel of Santa Fe while tailoring every project to fit our clients’ unique vision.
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Building in Santa Fe offers our clients the perfect opportunity to craft a custom home that blends tradition with modern elegance. As the oldest capital in the United States, Santa Fe presents us with unlimited inspirations for design. Whether it is the rich and warm palate of the Native American pueblos, the stunning austerity of the desert landscape, or the detailed tile work of the Mexican and Spanish artisans, Zachary & Sons creatively capture the feel of Santa Fe while tailoring every project to fit our client’s vision.
When Zachary Shultz promises to build “Distinguished Homes with a Personal Touch,” he stands behind his word. A 5th generation home designer and builder, he began by shoveling sand for his grandfather 40 years ago. From that time forward, he had held a passion for his trade. A meticulous craftsman, Zachary focuses his entire effort on creating the most uniquely exciting home for the exacting buyer. Viewing quality and attention to details as utmost, Zachary only builds a handful of selected homes each year.
Josh Shultz is one of our project managers and works with Zachary on the day to day operations of Zachary and sons. From coordinating with sub-contractors, vendors, architects, and homeowners, Josh is involved on every level of the company and home completion. Josh has a Bachelors Degree in Urban and Environmental Planning from Arizona State University. Since graduating in 2013, has worked for Zachary for over seven years. The family structure of Zachary and Sons is integral to Josh and the company and approaching each project as a family has allowed them to train and be successful in completing luxury custom homes. Josh loves spending time with his family, hiking in the mountains, and skiing at Ski Santa Fe in the winter.
Aaron Shultz is our General Contractor and Jobsite Forman that oversees homes from beginning to end. Many projects require intricate levels of detail, and Aaron works to ensure that the homeowners will have a perfect home to move into. Aaron keeps clear communication between interior designers, sub-vendors, and contractors to keep on deadlines, and also keeps owners informed on every step and completion in the homes. Having a cohesive team at Zachary and Sons has allowed Aaron to manage multiple projects at a time, and loves the family business dynamic. Aaron has over 10 years of construction experience and has completed over 11 homes in Santa Fe. Aaron is also a Santa Fe native who enjoys skiing when there’s snow, and hiking the Sangre De Cristos.
The glue that holds the office together is Merry Stewart, our office manager. Merry keeps the company’s communication clear and precise. From ordering and having home products delivered, she also organizes meetings between homeowners, project managers, and sub-vendors. Her construction experience goes all the way back to her first job out of high school and has worked with homebuilders and marble fabricators for decades. You can find Merry on the weekends driving her signature white convertible around town, gardening, and tanning by the pool.
As a Project Manager, Jesse Fernandez oversees the day to day construction of a home from the foundation, to moving the homeowners in. At Zachary and Sons, Jesse works to ensure all subcontractors and vendors are coordinated with each other and guarantees that homeowners’ dreams come true. With over 30 years of construction experience, his passion is in completing custom homes and has loved working on Santa Fe style and contemporary builds. Jesse lives in Espanola, and in his time off enjoys hiking and skiing in the wintertime.
Carlos Siglia is the man who can do it all. As a handyman for Zachary and Sons, you can find Carlos working on almost every home in construction. From laying tile to painting, Carlos’s 50 years of construction experience has ensured every task for Zachary and Sons is completed to perfection. On the weekends, you can find Carlos fishing and enjoying all of the outdoors Santa Fe has to offer.
Kyle Novellio moved from Saratoga Springs, NY to Santa Fe and has been working as a Project Manager for Zachary and Sons. Kyle works to know the home from the inside out and collaborates with teams of experts in Santa Fe and the homeowners to ensure the owners are getting exactly what they want for their dream homes. Kyle works to communicate with subcontractors and vendors to complete tasks in a timely manner and adherence to strict deadlines. Kyle spent over three years in the Army Infantry and completed a tour in Afghanistan, where he learned to be adaptable to every situation and to ensure the teamwork comes above all else. During his time off, you can find Kyle hiking in the mountains or skiing down them in the winter.
Our Executive Assistant is Morgan Antonez, who helps keep the office running and projects organized. From running errands to organizing meetings and schedules, she does it all to ensure our business is maintained properly. Morgan comes to us with a Bachelors Degree in Journalism and International Studies from American University and will be pursuing a Master’s degree in 2021. Morgan occasionally takes time off to work on film and television productions all around New Mexico as a production assistant, and on the weekends can be found at local coffee shops and farmers’ markets, as well as skiing at Taos in the winter.
Jorge Ramiez is a Project Manager for Zachary and Sons and comes to us with over 30 years of construction experience. Learning from his family, Jorge learned every facet of home construction and knows the importance of communication in this field. Jorge ensures sub-contractors and vendors work in a cohesive team to meet deadlines. He keeps homeowners updated on all completions or complications in the projects, and loves seeing homeowners living in their dream homes. On the weekends, you can find Jorge fishing, dancing to country music, and playing in tournament poker. Jorge also loves to travel and hopes that his next destination will be Ecuador.
This project in the Black Mesa neighborhood of Las Campanas features large west-facing pocket sliding doors that expertly frame Santa Fe’s world-renowned sunsets. Carefully selected tile lend this home a completely custom feel and serve to bring the homeowners’ unique vision to life. Built-in niches and a simple yet striking inset wooden beam set the tone of this project from the moment you walk through the door. A beautiful example of a truly custom home, this project checks all the boxes.
The “soft-Santa Fe” style home is located in Las Campanas with breathtaking westerly views of the Jemez mountains. Through working closely with the owners, architect Lorn Tryk and all of our subcontractors we have brought this couple’s vision of a family compound to life. With enough room for everyone to be gathered together, this project seeks to balance privacy with openness, shared space with intimacy. The classic Santa Fe compound feel will be complimented and elevated by Japanese-inspired simplicity in the courtyard and outdoor spaces.
Overlooking the 18th hole on Las Campanas’s stunning Jack Nicklaus golf course, this couple’s home not only boasts spectacular views but also features an “invisible” corner. Through the expertise of our architect as well as our subcontractors, this project brings to life a seamless nearly 180-degree westerly view from inside the home. Modern and striking, this project is sure to leave a lasting mark on visitors and golfer’s alike. Zachary in collaboration with Lisa Samuel of Samuel Design Group have envisioned a project that teases the imagination with endless possibilities.
With views direct views of the Sangre De Cristo mountains and in the newest subdivision of Las Campanas, Tesoro Enclave; Zachary & Sons is creating this Desert Modern style home. The large glass windows and open floor concept design boasts well for indoor to outdoor living. The clients are from Dallas, Texas and decided to make Santa Fe their second home for them and their grandchildren. Annie O’Carroll is adding her interior design eye to this home and the team we have couldn’t be more excited. For more information on Tesero Enclave please contact us or Las Campanas Realty.
Santa Fe style architecture at its finest, Lorn Tyk has designed a home that holds true to timeless Santa Fe. Located in Tesoro Enclave, with views of Chicoma Peak and Las Alamos, the clients from North Carolina decided Zachary & Sons was a perfect fit. Round vigas, wood flooring, and custom painted cabinets are going to be signature features for this home. Being a preferred builder in Las Campanas certainly has its perks, and are happy to partner with Las Campanas Realty, Lorn Tryk (Architect), and Annie O’Carroll (Interior Designer)
A Log Cabin style home nestled in the Estancias of Las Campanas, the owners sought to create a peaceful and cozy getaway, while being close to the city. The fireplace sits in the middle of the great room floor plan, bringing warmth and light to wherever you are. Large windows give scenic views to the Sangre de Christos and Jemez.
A remodel work in progress, this classic Santa Fe style compound is quintessential Santa Fe at its finest. Three separate one-bedroom casitas make up the compound, with a water feature and small yards separating them. The compound is a block away from the Canyon Road galleries and the Santa Fe Plaza. The casitas will be available for rent through Casas de Santa Fe in later 2021.
Zachary & Sons decided take the leap of faith and build a speculative home in the heart of Las Campanas. Located on the finishing hole of the golf course and steps away from the clubhouse, this home has all the perks to fit a Club community lifestyle. Designed by Andrea Caraballo of Hoopes and Associates, the transitional style architecture blends modern with Santa Fe style. 3,600 square feet of heated space and almost 2,000 square feet of patio space, the buyer will enjoy endless outdoor and indoor activities. Please call us for more information on pricing and interior finishes. Our completion date is scheduled for December 2021.
Santa Fe, NM
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A beautiful example of traditional Santa Fe architecture in the Black Mesa Neighborhood of Las Campanas, this project’s character is revealed in the details. The homeowners selected stunning handmade, locally sourced tile that accents nearly every room. The unique designs and colors paint a pleasing, unique picture of the type of warmth and beauty these homeowners envision for their space.
Overlooking the 18th holes of the Sunrise and Sunset golf courses in Las Campanas, this home was carefully crafted to evoke the classic compound feel, even with a narrow lot. This allows for multiple living spaces that can be enjoyed separately but are connected through the flow of portals, large windows, and impressive glass doors. Read More...
This Z&S home was designed for the avid golfer, located in the Las Campanas area, in the Club Casitas Neighborhood. Handmade artisan tiles inspired this client from Austin, TX to get creative throughout her home. Our favorite feature of this home is the spa-like master bathroom.
Steps from Canyon Road, this home was a delight in designing a modern remodel, while keeping all of the charms of its history. Originally built in 1930, this pueblo style home presented a unique challenge in keeping the historical design while making it a fully modern and functional Santa Fe transitional retreat. Learn More...
Interested in building a home in Santa Fe NM, and new to the area? Below are some examples of our award winning work. The first example, ideally situated on the 18th holes of New Mexico’s top-rated Sunrise and Sunset Golf courses, this modern interpretation of a Santa Fe courtyard style home is every golfer’s wish come true. Clean lines and bold glass are complimented by warm colors and hints of rustic adobe style, giving this home the Zachary & Sons feel we are known for.
Z&S built this “soft Santa Fe”-style mountain home with brick flooring, plaster walls, and beautiful beams for a couple from Dallas, TX. This home boasts astounding sunset views that were hard to picture when our team first set foot on the rocky, undulating lot. Z&S has built over 20 homes in the Santa Fe Mountains, expertly negotiating the most challenging foundation work Santa Fe has to offer.
A truly artisan home in the cozy downtown area of New Mexico’s capital, this Transitional home encompasses everything we love about the Santa Fe style. From the walnut floors, to the round vigas and clear story windows, this home provides the art-loving owners abundant natural light, clean plaster walls and simple but quality accents to complement their collection. Our favorite aspect has to be the jaw-dropping handmade front door. Learn more about the downtown neighborhoods close to Santa Fe's world-reknown art galleries such as Canyon Road and the Railyard District.
This minimalist design features sharp lines, walnut wood flooring, and diamond plastered walls. Expertly placed skylights and big windows fill this home with natural light and generous windows capture the breathtaking New Mexico landscape.
Awarded 2019 Parade of Homes 'Best Kitchen'
The benefit of a custom home? Let’s start with the KITCHEN of your dreams. The perfect place to cook your favorite meals, extra space for dining, and a great place to socialize for group gatherings. Need the perfect KITCHEN ISLANDS? Custom countertops and woodwork have been cornerstones in the craftsmanship put into every kitchen island by Zachary and Sons Homes. Browse various styles from some of our favorites! Browse various styles of custom kitchens Zachary and Sons have built spanning decades.
Awarded 2019 Parade of Homes 'Best Design'
Today we browse custom DINING ROOMS. While we all hope to be using our dining rooms much more in 2021, the inspiration for improvements and additions are a great first step. Browse various styles of custom dining rooms Zachary and Sons have built over the years. If you're interested in learning more about building a home in Santa Fe, learn more about the neighborhoods, the Santa Fe lifestyle, as well as the benefits of building a custom home with Zachary and Sons by tapping the link within our bio.
Awarded 2017 Parade of Homes 'Best Craftsmanship'
Our attention today turns to LIVING ROOMS. For many of us who are currently spending most of our holidays in our own homes, large amounts of time are mostly spent in the living room. Having the right space can be key to both relaxing as well as entertaining for the New Year. For those with families helping with homeschooling, living rooms and dining rooms have taken on a whole new meaning. Browse various styles of custom living rooms Zachary and Sons have built over the years. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help.
Awarded 2019 Parade of Homes 'Best Master Suite'
The MASTER BEDROOM is one of the most important areas of a home. It's where we sleep, where we relax, and where we can peacefully retreat from daily distractions. With every home, Zachary and Son’s aim to provide a unique environment for every master bedroom created. Every bedroom includes a master bathroom providing a spa-like feel throughout. Browse a variety of master bedrooms as well as master bathroom styles Zachary and Sons have built over the years in various custom homes
Awarded 2019 Parade of Homes 'Peoples Choice' Home Builder
Custom bathtubs are essential to completing the perfect CUSTOM BATHROOM for your Master Bedroom. Zachary and Son’s Custom Homes always include several creative ways to relax inside and out. Browse a variety of BATHTUB as well as BATHROOM styles Zachary and Sons have added over the years
Awarded 2020, 2019, 2017 Parade of Homes 'Best Outdoor Living Space' Winner
Finding the right area to build a home is critical to creating a dream PATIO surrounded by nature. Some of our best patios in homes built near town and within the beautiful nature that surrounds Santa Fe. View More Photos of Exteriors of Zachary and Sons Homes.
The benefit of a custom home? Let’s start with the FIREPLACE are key to staying warm in the winter while saving costs and being eco-friendly. Zachary and Sons have built many fireplaces, indoor and outdoor, adding ambiance to any environment. Custom materials and craftsmanship make many fireplaces a centerpiece of many of the homes built by Zachary and Sons over the past six generations. Browse more below
Building Your Dream Home, Lifestyle & Community
218 Camino La Tierra, Santa Fe, NM 87506Addres
Building Your Dream Home, Lifestyle & Community