the montibon company
Studios New Mexico Masthead



Live/Work Studios plus Gallery/Showroom Space
For Sale or Lease.

Large Live/Work Loft or Studio w/Retail Gallery

125 Bridge Street, Historic Old Town, Las Vegas, New Mexico

2,062 sq ft + upstairs mezzanine space (approx. 2,562 sq ft combined) + back deck + 4-car off-street parking, 14 ft. ceilings, gallery/theatrical lighting system + 2,000 sq ft unfinished basement for only:

$ 250,000

Price to Rent Ratio of 12.
The building has been an artist live/work studio, and as the home to art gallery and event space, Royal Mastodon Society. It has also been used as a location for the Simon Pegg Sci-Fi comedy Paul, (as the comic book shop Eli's Comics, and also the location construction shop for the CBS television pilot for Vegas, the real-life story of Sheriff Ralph Lamb, starring Michael Chiklis and Dennis Quaid. Bridge Street itself was featured prominently in the movie Easy Rider. The property was most recently home to a high-end salon.

NOTE: Photos show the building as the Royal Mastodon Society art gallery.

Purchase as a desirable income property and/or use as your personal live/work studio and gallery or showroom space.

Retail Gallery/Showroom with Live/Work Option
in Historic Downtown Las Vegas, New Mexico

127 Bridge Street, Historic Old Town, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701
2,062 sq ft + upstairs mezzanine space (2,562 sq ft combined) + back deck + parking + 2,000 sq ft unfinished basement (Note, Lease does not include use of the basement space).

  • Historic stone mercantile building (Winternitz Block, circa 1894)
  • Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places
  • Recently renovated: new plumbing and electrical
  • 14-foot ceilings
  • Gallery/theatrical lighting system
  • Large open floor plan
  •  Office or potential living space in back includes 500 sf upstairs mezzanine
  • Partially exposed historic plaster and stone interior walls
  •  Full theatrical lighting system
  •  Three smaller rooms for storage, small offices or workspaces
  • Private deck and loading dock behind building
  • Off-street parking for two vehicles behind building... or could be fenced for private courtyard
  • Storage or living space on mezzanine
  •  Easy access double-doors in front
  • Thermostat-controlled forced air gas heating with floor vents (installed new in 2009)
  • Two ADA-compliant bathrooms
  • Includes 2,000 sq. ft. unfinished dirt floor basement with 8' ceiling height. Pour a concrete floor and use for storage, recording studio, digital media lab, or a huge wine cellar!
  •  Retail gallery/storefront presence on historic Bridge Street
  • Adjacent to New Mexico Highlands University and Old Town Plaza
  • Only 50 minutes from Santa Fe

Within walking distance: cafes, shops, restaurants, galleries, bars, New York Pizza, Plaza Hotel, Tome on the Range, (an excellent bookstore), historic society, movie theater, NMHU library, Carnegie Library, (both libraries serve the public), art supply store, organic food store and banks.

Nearby: wildlife refuge / bird sanctuary, historic un-restored Harvey House hotel, beautifully restored Amtrak station, (terminating in Chicago to the east and Los Angeles to the west), multiple hardware stores, gorgeous nearby highways for motorcycle / sports car / family road trips, golfing, skiing, (Taos, Sipapu, Angel Fire), boating and fishing (at nearby recreational lakes), hiking, biking and horseback riding trails.

Las Vegas offers: three colleges, (New Mexico Highlands Univerisity, United World College, Luna Community College), high-speed Internet (at renters expense), clean air, sunny blue skies (even in winter), easy highway access (to I-25), and the annual Rough Rider motorcycle rally, summer/fall historic home tours, and the Historic Las Vegas Studio Tour.

Las Vegas attracts international historic and cultural tourism with its overlapping Native American, Hispanic, Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe Railroad, Victorian Neighborhoods and Wild West history. It's colleges and local organizations provide a myriad of cultural events year-round including film screenings, lectures and educational talks, live music, literary readings, live theater and dance.

Las Vegas is a burgeoning arts community 45 minutes east of Santa Fe on I-25. It's downtown was named one of two pilot Arts & Cultural Districts by the State of New Mexico. Property owners are artists/educators/gallerists.

$ 250,000

To purchase this property, contact:
Roy Montibon at:
505. 454. 9330

A second larger adjacent unit (3,000 sf) is also available.

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