3961 & 3963 Old Santa Fe Trail

3961 & 3963 Old Santa Fe Trail

3961 & 3963 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87505

John Gaw Meem’s Sunny Slope House, CASA de CUESTA ASOLEADA, on 2.58 acres w/ beautiful views is a rare opportunity to experience fully updated Pueblo Revival architecture. Courtyard w/ fabulous portal takes advantage of southern exposure & has views of Sun & Moon Mts. Originally designed & built for Ed Tatum in 1939 by Meem, faithfully restored & sensitively updated in 2014 by Doug McDowell, this historic home includes archive of original plans, sketches, invoices, & letters between Meem & Tatum. True SF style & tradition, from reproductions of original tin fixtures to rebuilding original fireplace design discovered in archives. Adobe walls made w/ mud bricks created by hand onsite, doors reproduced by local craftsmen from original drawings, interior & exterior hardware salvaged & restored. Unassuming appeal, complete privacy, 2 legal lots on Tatum Lane off Old SF Trail just moments from the Plaza. Master bedroom w/ fireplace, luxurious bath, private portal & courtyard. 2nd bedroom adjoins seating area w/ fireplace & portal. Cozy functional kitchen has portal with great Jemez Mt. views. Lots of natural light enters through beautiful divided-light windows. Office/den w/ fireplace & access to portal. Solar electric array. Courtyard w/ antique millstone water fountain & gas fire pit has full kitchen w/ gas BBQ, wood/charcoal grill, range, oven, refrigerator & dishwasher. Plans for guest house & home on 2nd lot. Amazing historic provenance in great comfort create a perfect oasis!



2,300 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA

2.58 Acres lot

Features & Amenities


  • total bedrooms2
  • Total bathrooms3
  • full bathrooms2
  • half bathroom1
  • Fireplace Four or more, Kiva, Wood Burning
  • APPLIANCES Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Washer
  • other interior Features Flooring: Concrete, Stone

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • Living Area2,300 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Area2.58 Acres
  • MLS ID201901518
  • YEAR BUILT1939
  • Architecture StylesPueblo
  • Elementary SchoolWood Gormley
  • Middle SchoolMilagro
  • High SchoolSanta Fe


  • Garage Space2
  • roofFlat, Foam
  • HEAT TYPEGas, Radiant, Hot Water
  • AIR CONDITIONINGRefrigerator Ductless A/C
  • sewerSeptic


  • Sales Price$1,875,000
  • Real Estate Tax $4,299
  • HOA Fees N/A

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