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On Stream & Fishing Pond, Next to Ski Lift, Galleries & Shops

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End unit with view of ski slopes across street, and also next to pond and stream

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Last updated: 12/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Red River townhome description

Skiing and Mountain Vacation Reservations in Red River, New Mexico. This townhouse is in an ideal location for skiing and enjoying the Town of Red River, located in the center of Town, right next to the ski lift.

If Claimjumper 8 is booked, or if you have a smaller group and like what you see, the owners of Claimjumper 8 also own Casa Nueva #6, which is VRBO listing #360307.

At the end of the forty minute drive from Taos, you will enjoy skiing in season, hiking, trout fishing, and four wheeling in summer.

The Town of Red River is located in the middle of the Carson National Forest with hiking trails leading, among other places, up to Wheeler Peak, the highest point in New Mexico. The Red River Ski Area offers snow skiing and snowboarding beginning on the Thanksgiving holidays and continuing through spring break. Even when the natural snow is not as plentiful, the Red River Ski Area has the best snow making in the State of New Mexico. Red River is just a fun town and is great for families. There is wonderful shopping and galleries, nice restaurants, and even places to two-step.

Claimjumper 8 has room for twelve guests! This three bedroom, two and a half bath townhouse sleeps twelve. Highlights include new furnishings, new decor, full kitchen, woodburning fireplace, wireless internet, and a washer/dryer in the unit. Sleeping accommodations include the master bedroom, featuring a King bed and private bath. The second bedroom has a King-size bed. The loft contains two Queen beds and twin-size bunk beds. A Queen sofa-sleeper is located in the living room.

What else is special about this townhouse rental? You will be staying at the base of the ski lift for skiing in the winter. This Claim Jumper Townhouse has a spectacular view of the ski area from every window and balcony, and is located on the river, and next to the fishing pond, both of which are stocked with trout for the summer. The townhouse is located in the center of town near dining and shopping. Art lovers will enjoy the numerous art galleries in both Red River and Taos, just forty minutes away.

Throughout the year you will have great fun watching the torchlight parade during ski season, and enjoying Mardi Gras in the Mountains during February, the Fine Art and Wine Festival in June, the 4th of July Parade, the Hot Chili Days, Cool Mountain Nights celebration in August, Aspencade Arts & Crafts Festival in September, and Oktoberfest in October.

The Visitors Center in Town Hall has some excellent material about the hiking trails and other enjoyable diversions in and around Red River.

The Red River Community House organizes guided hikes along with other activities. Some of these include very enjoyable tales about the history of Red River, and can be especially helpful for those who are not familiar with the mountain trails.

Hiking is generally much better in the mornings when the sun is shining, before the afternoon showers come in. Usually, the earlier, the better. It is always nice to hike around the Middle Fork area, and on the Goose Creek Trail. Middle Fork is a beautiful lake, and it is possible to hike up to Wheeler Peak from there, if you know where you are going. At the end of town, there is a nice hike from the Ditch Cabin site up to Sawmill Park which is a beautiful meadow. Mallette Park is a good place to take the kids for a picnic, or to play on the playground equipment or to even play tennis, disc golf, or a game of hoops. The lift is open during the summer as well as during ski season and there is a disc golf course on top of the ski mountain.

Questa is a short 12 mile drive, and from there, there is a road heading up to Cabresto Lake. There is a beautiful trail up behind that Lake, which goes up to Heart Lake (a gradual climb of a few miles), where you can look over onto the Latir Lakes. You can also drive up to the Midnight meadows and mines on the same road which runs from Questa to Cabresto. Just keep going. Then, you can go back to Red River on the road which goes over the mountains and comes out through Mallette Park back in the center of Red River.

The Valle Vidal runs from Costilla to Cimarron and is spectacular country.

The Wild Rivers Gorge is just north of Questa. It has some great views of and hikes into the Rio Grande Gorge. This is overlooked by most visitors, and it should not be missed.

At the east end of town, there is a Red River history museum in the Little Red School House. The library next door also has an excellent display of the history of Red River with some old photographs. The library offers a very nice selection of both DVD and VHS movies which may be borrowed, as well as books for those who are looking for something to read. Be sure to check when the Library is open.

Make your reservations now! For more information about Claimjumper #8, or about Red River, including reservations and bookings, call Josh at the phone numbers below.

Keywords: Townhouse. Next to ski lift, Red River Ski Area, fishing pond, stream, and near galleries, shopping, restaurants, entertainment, hiking trails, and four wheel drive trails. Close views of mountains and ski area. Townhouse overlooks fishing pond.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Townhome
  • On floor 1
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            Half bath with vanity...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            This bathroom has 2 sinks in separate rooms....moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Master Bathroom...moreless

          • 3 bathrooms. All bathrooms have recently been updated. The master bathroom is large with a tub/shower and vanity. The second bathroom has a tub/shower, and two rooms each having a vanity. The third half bath serves the living area....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The townhouse sleeps twelve. The master and second bedrooms both have king size beds. There is a couch in the den, which makes into a double bed. The loft on the third floor sleeps six (6), with two queen size beds and a bunk bed. There are televisions in each of the bedrooms, as well as in the den and loft. There are also DVD players in the den and loft....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Downtown
              • Lake View:

                Unit is right on the fishing pond and stream also runs alongside the townhomes....moreless

              • Lakefront:

                Unit is right on the fishing pond and stream also runs alongside the townhomes....moreless

              • Mountain:

                There are views of the Red River Ski Area from every window and door, except for the back door....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                There are views of the Red River Ski Area from every window and door, except for the back door....moreless

              • Resort
              • Ski-In:

                The unit is located across the street from the lift. It is possible to ski to the front door after a heavy snow and before the road is plowed....moreless

              • Ski-Out:

                The unit is located across the street from the lift. It is possible to ski to the front door after a heavy snow and before the road is plowed....moreless

              • Village
              • Water View:

                Unit is right on the fishing pond and stream also runs alongside the townhomes....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Unit is right on the fishing pond and stream also runs alongside the townhomes....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Unit is right on the fishing pond and stream also runs alongside the townhomes....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Tennis
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace
              • Firewood
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Sofa Bed
              • Telephone
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Benches next to townhome for outdoor seating....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Charcoal grill....moreless

              • Porch / Veranda
              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

              Payment Type

              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card
                   

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                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $275

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
                  • Cleaning Fee $65 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 13.5%

                  Notes:

                  The nightly rate is for 6 adults and there is a $10 per night charge for each additional adult. Holiday and spring break rates are higher. The Christmas holiday rate for 2014-2015 is $450 per night, plus taxes and fees. The summer rate for the 2014 season starts at $225 per night. Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

                  A 40% deposit is required to confirm and the balance is charged 30 days in advance of the start of reservation, except during the Christmas holidays when the balance is charged 60 days in advance. The deposit is refundable to the extent that the unit can be rented for the nights cancelled.


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                  Last updated: 12/18/2014
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                  Location

                  300 Metres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  300 Metres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  New Mexico Highway 38 - 25 mph through town
                  250 Metres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Timbers
                  100 Metres
                  Nearest Ski
                  Red River Ski Area

                  Car: Recommended

                  Hiking is generally much better in the mornings when the sun is shining, before the afternoon showers come in. Usually, the earlier, the better. It is always nice to hike around the Middle Fork area, and on the Goose Creek Trail. Middle Fork is a beautiful lake, and it is possible to hike up to Wheeler Peak from there, if you know where you are going. There is a nice hike from the Ditch Cabin site up to Sawmill Park which is a beautiful meadow. Mallette Park is a good place to take the kids. In the mornings, when I am in Red River, I like to walk across the Face at the base of the lift and then go along the stream. The lift is open during the summer as well as during ski season. You can drive over to Questa and then up to Cabresto Lake, and there is a beautiful trail up behind that Lake, which goes up to Heart Lake (a gradual climb of a few miles), where you can look over onto the Latir Lakes. You can also drive up to the Midnight meadows and mines on the road which runs from Questa to Cabresto. Just keep going. Then, you can come back through the road which comes back to Red River on the Mallette Park road.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  About the owner: Vicky and Josh Harrison visiting Lucerne, Switzerland in August of 2008. Vicky is a landscape, wildlife, and portrait artist. Josh is an attorney practicing commercial law in The Woodlands, Texas.

                  Why the Owner Chose Red River:
                  Vicky and her family have been coming to Red River since the 1950's. Red River is like a second home to us. We particularly love the friendliness of the Town, walking to the nearby shops and galleries, as well as hiking in the mountains. We also enjoy just being there, whether we are out and about, or just hanging around the townhouse.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
                  This townhouse is unique in that it is an end unit, which overlooks the fishing pond. And, because it is located on the end, the interior is brighter due to the additional windows on the side facing the pond, enabling guests to enjoy the outdoor scenery from inside as well as from the porches and balconies. There are spectacular views of the 'Face' and the rest of the mountain without ever leaving the unit.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • End unit with view of ski slopes across street, and also next to pond and stream

                    End unit with view of ski slopes across street, and also next to pond and stream

                  • Dining table and kitchen as viewed from living area.

                    Dining table and kitchen as viewed from living area.

                  • Kitchen with stainless appliances, custom pantry cabinet & granite tile counter

                    Kitchen with stainless appliances, custom pantry cabinet & granite tile counter

                  • Master Bdrm w/ King Size Bed, French Windows, Balcony w/ View of Ski Area

                    Master Bdrm w/ King Size Bed, French Windows, Balcony w/ View of Ski Area

                  • Loft Sleeps Six w/ 2 Queen Beds & Bunk Bed, View of Ski Mountain & Fishing Pond

                    Loft Sleeps Six w/ 2 Queen Beds & Bunk Bed, View of Ski Mountain & Fishing Pond

                  • Winter View of Ski Mountain from Master Bedroom Balcony

                    Winter View of Ski Mountain from Master Bedroom Balcony

                  • Benches next to Claimjumper 8 with view of fishing pond.

                    Benches next to Claimjumper 8 with view of fishing pond.

                  • Photo of swing by stream

                    Photo of swing by stream

                  • Fishing in the pond, and telling stories, next to Claimjumper 8

                    Fishing in the pond, and telling stories, next to Claimjumper 8

                  • Fall colors in upper Red River Valley

                    Fall colors in upper Red River Valley

                  • Music on the Mountain Treasures porch. Fritz & Fagan joined by Wayne Kidd.

                    Music on the Mountain Treasures porch. Fritz & Fagan joined by Wayne Kidd.

                  • View of upper Red River Valley in fall.

                    View of upper Red River Valley in fall.

                  • Living area showing 42 inch TV, brazilian cherry floor, & Karastan rug

                    Living area showing 42 inch TV, brazilian cherry floor, & Karastan rug

                  • Living area showing leather couch, brazilian cherry flooring, & Karastan rug

                    Living area showing leather couch, brazilian cherry flooring, & Karastan rug

                  • Dining table with William Hook print of fall foliage

                    Dining table with William Hook print of fall foliage

                  • 2nd Bdrm, King Bed, Full Bath, & Balcony View of Ski Mountain & Fishing Pond

                    2nd Bdrm, King Bed, Full Bath, & Balcony View of Ski Mountain & Fishing Pond

                  • Newly updated bathrooms with granite tile vanities and ceramic tile tub/showers

                    Newly updated bathrooms with granite tile vanities and ceramic tile tub/showers

                  • View of Ski Mountain and Fishing Pond from Second Bedroom Balcony

                    View of Ski Mountain and Fishing Pond from Second Bedroom Balcony

                  • Deer in parking area in front of Claimjumper 8.

                    Deer in parking area in front of Claimjumper 8.

                  • Bank of stream along side Claimjumper Townhomes

                    Bank of stream along side Claimjumper Townhomes

                  • View of ski lift from Claimjumpers with fall foliage

                    View of ski lift from Claimjumpers with fall foliage

                  • View of Wheeler Peak, highest point in New Mexico, which can be hiked in summer

                    View of Wheeler Peak, highest point in New Mexico, which can be hiked in summer

                  • Lunch on Bent Street in Taos.

                    Lunch on Bent Street in Taos.

                  • Middle Fork Lake

                    Middle Fork Lake

                  VRBO #102028

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                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                  $275 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 12/18/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Member since: 2006
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/18/2014
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