Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association
2520 Camino Entrada Unit B,
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507
Fax: 505.982.0238
Miles D. Conway
Executive Officer
Tanya Dorame
Administrative Manager
2020 Haciendas: A Virtual Parade of Homes
October 16, 2020

#3 Clay Custom Homes

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Velarde, NM

Modern Affordable Home with High-End Southwest Flair

Nestled on 5.4 acres of sprawling New Mexican hills, this home’s unique dimensional layout and architecture flows naturally with the landscape. A captivating entryway and wrap-around pergola give an organic look and provide a traditional feel for this spacious custom home showcasing 3,098-square-feet of craftsmanship and sleek modern design. Custom built by Clay Custom Homes with three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms, it has everything a growing family could want and need. It features a covered porch, flex room space, attached two-car garage, and an open-concept living room, dining room, and kitchen. Broad windows in every room allow for abundant natural lighting. Ample storage and closet space are integrated into every room; the classic double French doors in the kitchen lead to the most notable storage space in the house -the prodigious pantry. The detailed tile work and stunning Valle Nevado granite countertops accentuate the custom cabinetry throughout the entire home. Dark-grey tile flooring in the large communal living spaces amplifies the overall spacious feel of the home. The passive solar lighting, high ceilings, satin-nickel finishes, and bronze lighting fixtures tie the spaces together to create a natural flow from one room to the next.

The flat roof has a positive pitch to ensure good drainage; the 2-inch rigid foam exterior and remarkable insulation and batts complement the house’s superior green high-efficiency package. This elegant, high-end home was custom built to be cost-effective and economical.

About the builder: General contractor and CEO Vance “Keegan” Clay founded his business with a vision of building custom homes for all of New Mexico. Keegan’s combined degree in finance from the University of New Mexico’s Anderson Business School and his hands-on building experience catapulted Clay Custom Homes into a class of its own. Clay Custom Homes offers an array of construction services ranging from high-end to affordable home building solutions. Committed to green-building values, Keegan Clay is admired for his financial management and known by clients to be “just a nice guy.”



• Delta and Moen fixtures you want to wrap your hands around

• Open floor plan with uninterrupted view from one end of the home to the other

• Modestly priced, with sleek modern lines and architecture seen in million-dollar homes
• Superior green efficiency package; abundant passive solar through panoramic windows


Lot Size: 5.400 acre

Heated Square Feet: 2,266

Total Square Feet: 3,098

Furnishings: Su Casa Staging & Redesign

Modern Affordable with High-End Southwest Flair

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