SO LONG, SANTA FE: Tom Ford has put his Tadao Ando-designed Santa Fe, New Mexico, ranch on the market, according to a listing with the luxury real estate agency Leading Estates of the World.
The property was listed last month and the price is on request. The Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper, citing real estate sources, said Ford is asking $75 million. Tom Ford’s company did not respond to a request for comment on Thursday.
Leading Estates put the property — a modernist low-rise structure that appears to be floating on a shallow rectangle of water — on the cover of one of its recent catalogues. It describes Cerro Pelon Ranch in Galisteo Basin, N.M., as among the largest in Santa Fe County.
According to the agents, the ranch encompasses more than 20,000 acres, or 32 square miles. It says the Galisteo Creek meanders through the northern boundary of the ranch, providing “scenic vistas from open waterways to picturesque canopies of shady cottonwoods.”
It adds that the land and water have been “conscientiously managed to provide beautiful grazing pastures within a productive cattle ranch” and touts the “pottery shards and Pueblo ruins” that sit alongside Ando’s “dramatic contemporary compound.”
According to the Santa Fe New Mexican, the property includes staff quarters, two private guest houses, the home of the ranch manager, as well as equestrian facilities, an airstrip, and even a Western movie town originally built as a set for the film “Silverado” in 1985.
The latter no doubt appealed to the cinematic sensibilities of Ford, who already has two films under his belt. His second movie, “Nocturnal Animals,” premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, and will be in cinemas in November.
In 2012, the Texas native told WWD that laying down roots in New Mexico was a big deal. “Moving to Santa Fe coming from Texas was very exotic. I mean, Charles Manson was living there. Many of the roads were dirt. There were hippie communes,” he said.