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Abiquiu on the Mesa/ Designer Adobe Deluxe Vacation Home.

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Last updated: 07/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Abiquiu house description

Perfectly designed by a local architect, south of Abiquiu this large, airy pueblo style home is filled with desert light, and beautiful vistas from its many windows. Using southwestern elements and handcrafted furnishings the high ceilinged living room has a kiva fireplace, cozy down filled white sofas in an open floor plan with a dining area that seats 10. The gourmet kitchen boasts a Viking Range, Asko DW, concrete counters, and a complete pantry. A few steps up from the living room by mesquite stairs is a quiet den complete with TV and a day bed that sleeps 2.
Two ample bedrooms (king and queen beds) have tiled ensuite baths. A large eastern portale facing the mountains is complete with outdoor fireplace. The house sits snugly on 30 + acres and borders the State Land with trails down to the Chama River.
There is a separate bathhouse with sauna and serene resting room. Wonderfully landscaped with desert flowers, the home is a peaceful and beautiful retreat.


Indian ruins are within walking distance. Do not forget to hike along the ancient arroyo to the Chama River.
Wildlife can be seen from the huge windows, which lend this home passive solar heat. Built on several levels this architectural home has beautiful fenestration which encompasses views from every angle.

Close by are the old Abiquiu pueblo, the non-excavated ruins of Poshuouinge, plus San Juan, Santa Clara and San Ildelfonso Pueblos.

Not to be missed are Ghost Ranch where Georgia O'Keeffe had her studio, Christ in the Desert Monastery, Abiquiu Lake, the Piedra Lumbre basin.

Colorful mesas give way to high mountains with Alpine meadows.

From late March through November the Georgia O'Keeffe house in Abiquiu is open for guided tours. Santa Fe and Taos are nearby for day trips. So are Chaco Canyon, Chama, Pagosa Springs, CO, Los Alamos and the Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs.

You might want to come out when the cottonwood trees are yellow and orange during the annual Abiquiu Studio Tour (Columbus Day weekend) in October, or one week later for the El Rito Studio Tour.

All seasons in Northern New Mexico are sensational.

Additional Information: We have a free internet phone which is connected to wifi. Flat screen tv and dvd player with plenty of good films and books. All pets are welcome in our home. We do charge $ 10/day for for extra cleaning.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            there are a few steps down into the house and three steps up to the guest bedroom...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Your pet is welcome in our home. We do charge $ 10/day for for extra cleaning. ...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            We have had many children stay in our home--there are many kid friendly activities in the area and some baby sitting available....moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            Please smoke outside with ashtrays. And careful with the fragile and dry mesa....moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Den : 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • King size master bedroom has down quilts and handmade patchwork comforters. Mesquite flooring, kiva fireplace and walk in closet. There is an en suite bath with built in tub with spectacular views of the land preserve, two sinks on a handcrafted table, a walk in shower all tiled in travertine marble containing fossils. French doors lead to the eastern portal with views of the mountains. The guest bedroom offers a queen size bed, a full closet, a desk, en suite bath room with shower and a washer/dryer.In the DEN you'll find an extra day bed that sleeps two, a down filled sofa, a flat screen TV with basic satellite stations, Wifi, Skype, and books, guides for the area and board games....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Full 1: toilet, tub, shower

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          • Full 2: toilet, shower

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          • sauna: shower

            it is a hot water shower to use after your sauna ...moreless

          • the master bath is a tranquil beauty with a huge window and beautiful view of the mesa. it has a double sink walk in shower beautiful travatine with fossils and loads of towels! the guest bathroom has a washer dryer as well as a walk in shower the sauna shower has both hot and cold water and is a great way to prepare for your sauna in the beautiful and peaceful bath house...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The Great Room and the master bedroom have kiva fireplaces. The Eastern Portal has an outdoor fireplace/BBQ. Firewood is provided. Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer. A separate bath house contains a beautifully handcrafted sauna, with a serene sitting room with shower. A door leads to a second portal which enjoys a warm southern exposure all year round. The open floor plan of the great room contains the gourmet kitchen which is complete with a Viking range, an Asko dishwasher, country sink and butcher block counters. There is a separate pantry with microwave and fridge and all necessary kitchen utensils. All pine cabinets and doors are handcrafted by local artisans. The large east facing portal has a built in fireplace for BBQ and handcrafted bench and table and chairs for outdoor dining with spectacular sunrise and moonrise views....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                We have a DVD player with lots of current DVDs....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                A flat screen TV with basic satellite stations in the DEN with a soft down filled sofa....moreless

              • CD Player
              • Music Library:

                There is a CD player in the living room with a selection of CDs. ...moreless

              • Television
              • Games

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Live Theater
              • Festivals

              Leisure Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Eco Tourism
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing

              local services and businesses

              • Babysitter
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital

              Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                Mountain views from all of the 3 outdoor spaces surrounding the house. The north facing portale is also a landscaped courtyard. The east facing portale contains a built in fireplace and the south facing terrace adjacent to the bath house is covered by an arbor. To the south of the house there is a view of the cottonwoods along the Chama River....moreless

              • Mountain
              • Rural

              sports and adventure activities

              • Kayaking
              • Rock Climbing
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Hunting
              • Swimming
              • Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Mountaineering
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Rafting
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    there are inserts in the garage to convert the table to seat 12--as well as additional chairs. tablecloths etc and candles to set a celebratory dinner. it is all handcrafted by our neighbor David...moreless

                  • Seating for 12 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        (2) The Great Room has a beautiful hand built kiva fireplace. The Eastern Portale has an outdoor fireplace/BBQ. Firewood is provided....moreless

                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Free Long Distance:

                        Our phone is a Ooma phone all domestic calling is free. ...moreless

                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Internet
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Wireless high speed internet is available....moreless

                      • Mobile Phone:

                        Your cell phone DOES work here, up on the mesa!...moreless

                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Telephone:

                        Telephones throughout the house. We are on internet phones from our wifi --all domestic calls are free....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        parking is provided either in front of the house or off to the side by the garage...moreless

                      • Garage:

                        our garage can not be used for parking as it has become our recycling center...moreless

                      • Heating:

                        our heating is radiant heat and is controlled with precision nest thermostats...moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        each bath has an ample supply of towels...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        our large living room boasts extra high ceilings and handcrafted arm chairs and tables. the two down filled sofa's are perfect nap places...moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided:

                        there are linens for all beds as well as comforters in down or acrylic and many extra pillows...moreless

                      • Fireplace:

                        our living room fireplace is a traditional kiva and wood is stacked outside the kitchen...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Catering Available:

                        Caterers are in Santa Fe and we have had lovely meals prepared by local cooks....moreless

                      • Kitchen:

                        The open floor plan of the great room contains the gourmet kitchen which is complete with a Viking range, an Asko dishwasher, country sink and butcher block counters. There is a separate pantry with microwave and fridge and all necessary kitchen utensils. All pine cabinets and doors are handcrafted by local artisans....moreless

                      • Dishwasher:

                        the energy efficient Asko dishwasher saves water and is extremely quiet....moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        Our Amana refrigerator is quiet and has fresh condiments for your use....moreless

                      • Microwave:

                        a small microwave is provided to speed up your cooking....moreless

                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Stove
                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        All you'll need is available in this fully equipped kitchen and pantry as well as tableclothes and napkins for entertaining....moreless

                      • Oven:

                        Viking range with huge oven...moreless

                      • Stove:

                        4 burner Viking range...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        there are several sets of dishes and glassware for all kinds of drinks. and everything needed to serve a wonderful meal...moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        the pantry is stocked with condiments herbs and spices as well as canned goods oils vinegars sugar flour etc. we ask you to replace what you use for the next guest...moreless

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        there are two coffee presse pots and one coffee maker...moreless

                      • Toaster:

                        a simple stainless steel toaster...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Barbecue
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Deck / Patio:

                        (3) The large east facing portale has a built in fireplace for BBQ and handcrafted bench and table and chairs for outdoor dining with spectacular sunrise and moonrise views....moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        (3) There are three portales in the house, northern, eastern and southern views, enjoyable in all seasons....moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        we have maintained a desert garden of flowers and lavender...moreless

                      • Porch / Veranda:

                        there are three outdoor portales --our favorite is the eastern view with bench and table to eat outside in all weather...moreless

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Sauna:

                            A separate bath house contains a beautifully handcrafted sauna, with a serene sitting room with beautiful hand made benches and chest with shower. A door leads to a second portale which enjoys a warm southern exposure all year round....moreless

                           

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                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee $10
                          • Tax Rate 6.5%

                          Notes:

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                          Location

                          30 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Santa fe
                          32 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Santa fe
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Medanales
                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Abiquiu
                          32 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Santa Fe
                          32 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Santa Fe
                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Abiquiu Inn

                          Car: Necessary

                          The home is on a high mesa surrounded by the Sangre des Cristo mountains and easily accessible to Santa Fe (opera Indian market films theater galleries and boutiques) and Taos(the 1000 year old pueblo). We are 15 minutes from Abiquiu the home of Georgia O'keefe, the lake, Ghost Ranch and many beautiful hikes and trails. We are near Ojo caliente old and famous hot springs plus many attractions in Northern New Mexico.

                          Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Kayaking, Snowboarding, Wildlife Viewing

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2000

                          Why the Owner Chose Abiquiu:
                          We bought our piece of paradise from our old friend and neighbor in 1998 and she convinced us to build a house with a local architect and builder. 'a casita' The process was wonderful if at times perplexing because the local artisans never quite understood what we were talking about! We ended up with a wonderfully eclectic and delightful mix of styles of the southwest. A house filled with light and spirit!

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          This property borders thousands of acres of state land and though it is rural and wonderful it is not remote. Our wonderful local architect Mike carefully picked out the best views from the window and angled the house perfectly to the sun. We had so much fun building it, picking the tiles and fixtures and inviting the local craftsmen to make our furniture and doors and plaster the walls and make our home unique, filled with light and yet cozy.


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                          Speaks: german, english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Abiquiu on the Medanales Mesa

                            Abiquiu on the Medanales Mesa

                          • Great Room with panoramic southern view and kiva

                            Great Room with panoramic southern view and kiva

                          • Master bedroom w/king bed and ensuite full bath

                            Master bedroom w/king bed and ensuite full bath

                          • Guest bedroom with queen  bed and ensuite  bath

                            Guest bedroom with queen bed and ensuite bath

                          • The great room looking south

                            The great room looking south

                          • Sangre de Cristo Mountains

                            Sangre de Cristo Mountains

                          • Northern Courtyard in winter

                            Northern Courtyard in winter

                          • Sauna with resting room

                            Sauna with resting room

                          • The Rainbow

                            The Rainbow

                          • Sunset with snow dust

                            Sunset with snow dust

                          • Monsoon clouds with rainbow from the eastern portale

                            Monsoon clouds with rainbow from the eastern portale

                          • Monsoon clouds over the Mesa

                            Monsoon clouds over the Mesa

                          • Eastern Portale  View

                            Eastern Portale View

                          • Gourmet Kitchen

                            Gourmet Kitchen

                          • Master bath room

                            Master bath room

                          • The den w/daybed for 2 extra guests

                            The den w/daybed for 2 extra guests

                          • Kiva Fireplace Living Room

                            Kiva Fireplace Living Room

                          • Sunset at Medanales Mesa Retreat

                            Sunset at Medanales Mesa Retreat

                          • The East portale

                            The East portale

                          • Sauna Portale looking South

                            Sauna Portale looking South

                          • Sage on the eastern portale

                            Sage on the eastern portale

                          • South side with sage

                            South side with sage

                          • Rainbows in the East

                            Rainbows in the East

                          • A good snow dusting

                            A good snow dusting

                          $225 per night (USD)
                          38

                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 07/01/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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