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Where in Santa Fe is the best place to build?

Santa Fe can offer so much to potential home builders. From the classic Santa Fe style compounds to mountain cabins, or desert ranches. Santa Fe has a lot of different types of land to work within its borders. The small city atmosphere gives a sense of community and closeness, not seen elsewhere within the United States. Learn about the steps to build a home in Santa Fe by clicking here.

How do I find a lot without too much sitework?

The Zachary and Son’s team is willing to work with you on searching for workable lots. It’s difficult to know what’s underground without doing some exploratory work. 

Will Zachary and Sons help us find a lot?

The Zachary and Sons team will help you find the perfect spot for your home! We work often with local realty teams and can visit potential sites with you to make sure it’s the perfect one. 

Do I need an Interior Designer?

No, you do not need an interior designer, but it is recommended by our team that you reach out and discuss potentially working with one. It can be a daunting task to design a home as an owner, and interior designers help put your vision to work. Ask us about potential interior designers, we know some amazing people!

Do I need an Architect?

Yes, you do need an architect. Architects help make your custom home exactly what you want it to be. Our working relationships with local architects have helped give our clients the exact layout, and design of their custom homes. Ask us about potential architects for your project, we know the best in Santa Fe!

How long does it take to build a home?

Dependent on the size of your home, you can anticipate the building phase to be completed in 9-12 months. 

How long does it take to design a home?

The design phase can take up to 6 months to a year. This is dependent on work with the architect.

Is Las Campanas the only gated community in Santa Fe?

Santa Fe has many gated communities! From right in town, to out in Tesuque, there are plenty of options to look at when wanting to build in a gated community.

Does Zachary and Sons do remodels?

Yes, Zachary and Sons do complete remodels, and quite frequently! Santa Fe has a lot of old homes in need of serious work, and we love the challenges they present to the team.

Where is your office located?

Our office is located at 218 Camino La Tierra, Santa Fe NM 87506

Is mountain building expensive?

Building in the mountains can present some challenges, such as large rocks that must be excavated or clay-filled soil. We recommend having exploratory soils testing done before buying a lot and certainly before any work can begin.

What is a soil test?

A soil test allows us to know exactly what we’re working with on the potential home site. Where and what your home sits on will be imperative to the longevity of your home. We test for a multitude of issues,  to ensure your home will be sitting in the same place 50 years later.

Do you have any current homes for sale?

Yes, Zachary and Sons do have speculative homes currently being constructed. You can view more of our homes in progress in the 'Work In Progress’ section of our website or by clicking here. The models Sendero and Palomita are homes currently being built, both currently for sale. Contact us today to learn more.

 

Where can I learn more about the neighborhoods of Santa Fe, NM?

You can learn more about the neighborhoods of Santa Fe, NM within the ‘Neighborhoods’ section of the website in the top menu or by clicking here.

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos about building real estate within the Las Campanas area such as nearby businesses, activities and amenities?  

Click here to learn more about the Las Campanas area, view photos and videos of homes we have built in this area. Las Campanas is a gated community just on the edge of Santa Fe with amazing amenities, spacious lots, and fantastic views of the surrounding mountains. The Club at Las Campanas offers an extraordinary setting to enjoy an ideal life in Santa Fe. Recognized as a Platinum Club of America for 2014-2020, the Club's amenities include two championship Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses; a Fitness, Tennis and Spa facility with seven synthetic clay courts, a well-equipped fitness center and professionally staffed Spa; and one of the finest Equestrian facilities in the Southwest. It is the only exclusive country club of its kind in New Mexico. Click here to learn more.

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos about building real estate within the Canyon Road area such as nearby businesses, activities and amenities?  

Click here to learn more about the Canyon Road area, view photos and videos of homes we have built in this area Long famous for the galleries, restaurants, and specialty shops, Canyon Road has become one of Santa Fe’s most popular attractions. Upper Canyon Road has long-established residences and the Randall Davey Audubon Center, encompassing 135 acres and miles of hiking trails, a nature store, and the historic house of artist Randall Davey. Zachary and Sons in the process of remodeling a home just off of Canyon Road in the downtown area, and plan to be completed Summer of 2022. 

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos about building real estate within the Sierra Del Norte area such as nearby businesses, activities and amenities?  

Click here to learn more about the Del Norte area, view photos and videos of homes we have built in this area.  If your looking for a mountain home in Santa Fe, NM, take a look at Sierra Del Norte for building your next home. Nestled in the magnificently rugged foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, just 3.3 miles away from the Santa Fe Plaza, the upscale Sierra del Norte neighborhood offers luxury, a variety of home styles, splendid panoramic views, and a five-star location. Piñon trees dot the hillsides and decorate the landscape. This Santa Fe real estate is considered the top of the line, and its elevation of 7,600 feet only underscores that fact.

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos about building real estate within the Historic Eastside area such as nearby businesses, activities and amenities?  

Click here to learn more about the Historic Eastside area, view photos and videos of homes we have built in this area.  Historic Eastside boast some of Santa Fe’s most photographed adobe homes and gardens. Hosting a mix of multi-generational families and newcomers, the homes, often hidden behind high walls and accessed by narrow, dirt lanes, recall the city’s early history and lend Santa Fe a unique heritage. Views are scarce here, but authenticity and atmosphere dominate.

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos about building real estate within the Santa Fe Summit area such as nearby businesses, activities and amenities?  

Click here to learn more about the Santa Fe Summit area, view photos and videos of homes we have built in this area. 

The Santa Fe Summit neighborhood is home to some of the most highly desirable Santa Fe real estate.  If your looking for a ski home in Santa Fe, NM, this area is great.  It is located off of Hyde Park Road on the way to the ski area. Elegant homes, towering Ponderosa pines, and views seemingly all the way to Colorado are hallmarks of this unique area.

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos about building real estate within the Tesuque area such as nearby businesses, activities and amenities?  

Click here to learn more about the Tesuque area, view photos and videos of homes we have built in this area.  The picturesque, incorporated village of Tesuque enjoys a rural feel (there are still horse properties here) and is only five minutes north of Santa Fe, just beyond Bishop’s Lodge. Known for its valley of lush vegetation and the Tesuque River, as well as hilltop sites with views and traditional Northern New Mexico pinon and juniper, Tesuque attracts artists, professionals, retirees, second home owners, and celebrities looking to hide out. There is a small commercial community consisting of the landmark Tesuque Market, the restaurant El Nido and Shidoni Foundry.

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos about building real estate within the Railyard District area such as nearby businesses, activities and amenities?  

Click here to learn more about the Railyard District area, view photos and videos of homes we have built in this area.  Guadalupe Historic & Railyard District, bordered on the east by the ancient Santuario de Guadalupe, the end of the Camino Real, and in the west by St. Francis Drive, this little neighborhood is a collection of beautifully-renovated adobes and up-and-comers. The lots are small and tidy. Short walking distance from the downtown Plaza, the Rail Runner train station, shops, and a quaint movie theater.

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos about building real estate within the South Capitol area such as nearby businesses, activities and amenities?  

 

Click here to learn more about the South Capitol area, view photos and videos of homes we have built in this area.  Established in the early part of the Twentieth Century to accommodate the growing railroad industry, the South Capital area has many different architectural styles. From bungalows to brick homes to older adobes, the different styles all work together to create a lovely mosaic. The trees are old and large, the sidewalks broad and well-planned. Wood Gormley elementary school is centrally located. Zachary’s personal home is located in the South Capital area and believes this area is the hidden jewel of Santa Fe.

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos about building real estate within the Monte Sereno area such as nearby businesses, activities and amenities?  

Click here to learn more about the Monte Sereno area, view photos and videos of homes we have built in this area. Situated between Santa Fe’s historic Plaza and the Santa Fe Opera, Monte Sereno has always been a unique community. As we take in breathtaking views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains from thoughtfully positioned home sites, we feel a private relationship with the land, culture, and history of Santa Fe. But as we stroll the walking paths and encounter our friends and neighbors, we feel a deep connectedness to our community.

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos about building real estate within the Cerros Colarodos area such as nearby businesses, activities and amenities?  

Click here to learn more about the Cerros Colarodos area, view photos and videos of homes we have built in this area. Another great area to be connected to nature or if you'd like a  ski home in Santa Fe, NM.  From the Spanish words meaning red hills, “Cerros Colorados” is a neighborhood that is nestled in the foothills just a few minutes above the historic Santa Fe Plaza. This rugged landscape creates a sense of privacy for you to enjoy reading on the large covered patio while the sun goes down or listening to music and having a glass of wine.

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos about building real estate within the Old Santa Fe Trail area such as nearby businesses, activities and amenities?  

Click here to learn more about the Old Santa Fe Trail area, view photos and videos of homes we have built in this area.  Bordered in the northeast by Old Santa Fe Trail and in the southwest by the South Capitol area, the length of Old Pecos Trail road comprises a professional district and established communities. The hospital is located here as are many of the doctors’ offices.

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos about building real estate within the Old Pecos Trail area such as nearby businesses, activities and amenities?  

Click here to learn more about the Old Pecos Fe Trail area, view photos and videos of homes we have built in this area.  Also known as Museum Hill, stretching from the heart of Santa Fe to Missouri, this historic westward route has carried thousands to the Southwest. Now, Old Santa Fe Trail boasts gracious, adobe homes and newer architectural wonders. Around the ‘museum district’, housing the Museum Of International Folk Art, The Museum Of Indian Arts and Culture, The Wheelwright Museum Of The American Indian, the terrain is dotted with piñon and juniper. 

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos of your current and past custom living rooms?

Zachary and Sons has experience building many custom kitchens in Santa Fe for over the past 3 decades, and you can learn more about our custom living rooms, view photos, and browse videos within the 'Portfolio' section or by clicking here. 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.

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos of your current and past custom kitchens?

Zachary and Sons has experience building many custom kitchens in Santa Fe for over the past 3 decades, and you can learn more about our custom kitchens, view photos, and browse videos within the 'Portfolio' section or by clicking here. 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.

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos of your current and past custom living rooms?

Zachary and Sons has experience building many custom living rooms in Santa Fe for over the past 3 decades, and you can learn more about our custom living rooms, view photos, and browse videos within the 'Portfolio' section or by clicking here.

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos of your current and past custom dining rooms?

Zachary and Sons has experience building many custom dining rooms in Santa Fe for over the past 3 decades, and you can learn more about our custom living rooms, view photos, and browse videos within the 'Portfolio' section or by clicking here. 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.  

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos of your current and past custom bathrooms?

Zachary and Sons has experience building many custom bathrooms in Santa Fe for over the past 3 decades, and you can learn more about our custom bathrooms, view photos, and browse videos within the 'Portfolio' section or by clicking here. 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.

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos of your current and past custom patios?

Zachary and Sons has experience building many custom living rooms in Santa Fe for over the past 3 decades, and you can learn more about our custom patios, view photos, and browse videos within the 'Portfolio' section or by clicking here. 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.

 

Where can I learn more, view photos, or browse videos of your current and past custom master bedrooms?

Zachary and Sons has experience building many custom master bedrooms in Santa Fe for over the past 3 decades, and you can learn more about our custom master bedrooms, view photos, and browse videos within the 'Portfolio' section or by clicking here. 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

 

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