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Experience the Dragonfly Estate..a Private, Luxury Retreat in Taos

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Last updated: 08/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Taos estate description

Dragonfly is an elegant, one-of-a-kind, 'mountain retreat', midway between the town of Taos and Taos Ski Valley. This 6000 sqft gated estate on 5 acres has Southwest ambiance throughout with viga ceilings, copper sconces, nichos, and luxury decor.

Hummingbirds and dragonflies are frequent visitors in the extensive gardens. Have your morning coffee in the front garden, or an evening barbeque in the back gardens with rock waterfall. Relax in the magical ATRIUM with surround sound, GAME ROOM, or in the steam shower after a day on the slopes.

The living room with its custom bronze entertainment cabinet, surround sound, kiva fireplace and wet bar offers relaxing evenings. Dragonfly has a fully-equipped kitchen with professional range-oven and a breakfast bar that opens to a gracious formal dining room. Enjoy four master suites, each with unique decor, ensuite bath.

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 6000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Massage
          • Concierge


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 unless accompanied by adult guardian...moreless

          • Pets Considered:


          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Persons using wheel chairs can be accommodated on the ground floor. Walk in showers in bedrooms on ground floor....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Game room, movies, sleds...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Dragonfly is a totally non-smoking property indoor and out. If you or a member of your party is a smoker, please select another property....moreless

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon


          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

            converts to king, plus single foam nomad bed...moreless

          • Each master suite has its private bath and walk-in closet and is decorated with a theme....the Native American Suite (Q), the Sol Grande Suite (2Twin), the East Meets West Suite (Q) and the Dragonfly Master Suite (K)with kiva fireplace, steam room and jacuzzi tub. Dragonfly sleeps 8 but can accomodate addtitional persons with Nomad bed, junior sleeping bags available, for addtl fee. Portacrib and high chair on site for infant/toddler....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • This is totally non-smoking property. If any member of your party is a smoker, please consider another property....moreless


              • Music Library:

                LR with CD player with 100 CD cartridge Second CD sound system in atrium...moreless

              • Games:

                Puzzles, games like monopoly...moreless

              • Video Library:

                DVD library with selections for kids...moreless

              • VCR
              • Television:

                (4) Two TV with Satelitte service, two other TV with DVD player for watching movies...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:


              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Books:

                In all the bedrooms and kids books in game room...moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Game Room:

                Ping pong, air hockey, basketball...moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Toys:

                Kids toys and large dollhouse...moreless


              • Family
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Away From It All


              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Forests
              • Pond
              • Waterfalls
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours
              • Health/Beauty Spa

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Bird Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Antiquing
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Mountain View

              sports and adventure activities

              • Cycling
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Paragliding
              • Tennis
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Rock Climbing
              • Fishing
              • Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Swimming
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Rafting
              • Hiking
              • Ice Skating
              • Whitewater Rafting

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Communication / Internet

                      • Fax


                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining:

                        Table seats 10 to 12 and additional breakfast nook with 2 stools...moreless

                      • Seating for 12 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card


                          • Air Conditioning:

                            The house has an evaporative cooler and ceiling fans. It does not have air conditioning which is generally not needed at this altitude....moreless

                          • Living Room:

                            With kiva fireplace, surround sound, large screen TV, DVD player, 100 CD player...moreless

                          • Gas Fireplace
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Wood Fireplace:


                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Filtered Water
                          • Firewood
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Security System
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Safe
                          • Heating:

                            Radiant floor heating...moreless

                          • Linens Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Parking:

                            Plenty of parking in our circular driveway...moreless

                          • Telephone:


                          • Fireplace:

                            3 kiva fireplaces...moreless

                          • Wireless Internet:

                            Printer/fax/copier on site...moreless

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional


                              • Blender
                              • Coffee Grinder
                              • Mini Refrigerator
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Freezer
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave
                              • Grill
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Toaster
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Coffee Maker:

                                Cuisinart Coffeemaker and Hot Water combined...moreless

                              • Kitchen:

                                Professional range-oven...moreless


                              • Outdoor Grill
                              • Patio
                              • Porch / Veranda
                              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                              • Beach Towels
                              • Binoculars
                              • Wood Deck
                              • Gated Community
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Child's Swing
                              • Lawn / Garden
                              • Terrace

                              Payment Type

                              • Amex
                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard

                              Pool / Spa

                              • Communal Pool:

                                Northside Spa is 15 minutes away and has indoor/outdoor pools, whirlpool, male and female steamrooms, and exercise equipment, day passes $10...moreless

                              • Outdoor Hot Tub
                              • Steam Shower


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                              from 9 traveler reviews
                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Thanksgiving Week
                              Nov 22 - Nov 30, 2014
                              4 night min stay
                              Xmas/New Years Weeks
                              Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              Spring Break
                              Mar 7 - Mar 28, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              My Standard Rate
                              3 night min stay
                              $3,500 $10,000

                              Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • cleaning fee $250 + tax
                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                              • Pet Fee $150
                              • Tax Rate 11.25%


                              Cleaning fee $250 up to 8 persons, if 10+ persons $300

                              High chair and portacrib on site

                              Cancellation policy:

                              100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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                              Last updated: 08/19/2014
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                              Car: Necessary

                              Dragonfly is conveniently located midway between the town of Taos and Taos Ski Valley. Taos has 70+ art galleries and unique museums highlighting southwestern art and native american arts and crafts. Taos Pueblo is a spectacular site, continuously inhabited by the Taos Indians for over 1000 years. Choose from river rafting, hot air ballooning, mountain biking, horseback riding and a variety of other outdoor activities. Santa Fe makes an excellent day trip, and has the only museum dedicated to a woman artist, Georgia O'Keefe. Ojo Caliente Spa is only an hour away and offers full spa treatments in addition to its naturally heated mineral waters.

                              Other Activities: hot air balllooning

                              Golf: Taos Country Club has golf facilities.

                              Ski: Taos Ski Valley is only 10 miles away. Both the adult and children's ski school are internationally recognized as the best ski school.


                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2006

                              About the owner: The owner is a native Taosena who returned to NM to focus on improving healthcare for the people of New Mexico. In her spare time she works in film and TV with her two kids.

                              Why the Owner Chose Taos:
                              This is the most exquisite area of Taos County with incredible views, privacy and space for magical gardens, and easy access to both town and Taos Ski Valley.

                              Contact us

                              Speaks: french, portuguese, german, italian, spanish, english

                              Links to more information:



                              • Dragonfly Gate

                                Dragonfly Gate

                              • Living Room with Kiva Fireplace

                                Living Room with Kiva Fireplace

                              • Heated atrium with surround sound

                                Heated atrium with surround sound

                              • View of Taos Mountain from Front Deck with Aspens

                                View of Taos Mountain from Front Deck with Aspens

                              • Patio with gardens and outdoor grills

                                Patio with gardens and outdoor grills

                              • Rock waterfall with lily pond

                                Rock waterfall with lily pond

                              • Main entrance in winter

                                Main entrance in winter

                              • The Dragonfly Estate

                                The Dragonfly Estate

                              • Dragonfly Master BD has Steam Room & Jacuzzi Tub

                                Dragonfly Master BD has Steam Room & Jacuzzi Tub

                              • Chef's Kitchen with Professional Stove

                                Chef's Kitchen with Professional Stove

                              • Dragonfly Bar has Ice Maker and Fridge

                                Dragonfly Bar has Ice Maker and Fridge

                              • First snow at Dragonfly

                                First snow at Dragonfly

                              • Winter meditation in back garden

                                Winter meditation in back garden

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                              This listing was first published here in 2008.

                              Date last modified - Sunday, August 10, 2014

                              $600 - $1,000 per night (USD)

                              4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 10

                              View calendar: Updated 08/19/14
                              Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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