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Historic Rock Cottage

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shaded south yard


Last updated: 09/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Las Cruces cottage description

This is a charming, quiet, peaceful studio cottage is located in the historic Organ Mining Town site. It is part of a large walled compound on State of NM and National Historic Registries. The owners live on site in the old mercantile store, once frequented by Pat Garrett. There are free range peacocks roaming among the beautiful cacti gardens. The sun set views from the patio and cactus garden are spectacular.

It is minutes from WSMR and NASA. Easy access to NMSU, Las Cruces and Holloman AFB.

Keywords: Studio

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 820 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Considered:

            Pets permitted with add'l. deposit. Sorry no cats...moreless

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            cactus gardens...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Alternative Lifestyle

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom with whirl pool tub: 1 queen


          • Queen size Beds (1) bed room has whirl pool tub

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            country style kitchen with french country sink...moreless

          • Dining:

            small table height dining counter for 2...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            2 under counter refrigerators...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            fiesta ware style dishes...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 2 people


          • Parking Off Street:

            driveway inside fenced area next to cottage...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            refrig. ac in living room and bed room...moreless

          • Parking:

            off street and on street available...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided


          • Books
          • Music Library
          • Video Library
          • DVD Player
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • VCR
          • CD Player


          • Wireless Internet
          • Internet

          Pool & Spa

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden:

                cactus garden seating area with wrought iron table and chairs - Gorgeous view of Organ Mountains...moreless

              • Golf:

                there are three beautiful golf courses with in a 10 min drive...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                shaded patio area with seating and table...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                gas grill on patio...moreless


              • Romantic
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Rural:

                We are in a historic small comunity on the edge of the high desert a short distance up the magnificant Organ Moutains. Approx 10 min to Las Cruces...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Patio views of sunset towards the valley are spectacular and the Organ peaks to the east are magnificent....moreless

              • Monument View:

                Organ Mountain Desert Peaks Monument...moreless


              • Churches
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Rock Climbing
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Swimming
              • Hunting
              • Equestrian Events
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Roller Blading
              • Cycling
              • Massage Therapist
              • Laundromat
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Bird Watching
              • Photography
              • Shopping
              • Antiquing
              • Festivals
              • Hiking


              Write a review 4.9
              from 7 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $550 $1,600
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Pet Fee $50
              • Taxes Not included


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              Last updated: 09/21/2014
              Check availability
              23 Available
              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
              23 Selected dates


              70 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              El Paso International Airport
              95 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Cloud Croft NM / Ruidoso NM
              5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Sanoma Ranch/Red Hawk/White Sands Missile Range
              3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Moongate Cafe

              Car: Necessary


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              303 S Alameda


              575-647-9642 or Colleen 575-993-0427

              Aroma Touch Massage

              at Downtown Desert Yoga

              Nancy 575-644-6784


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1973

              About the owner: Bud and Nancy both graduated from New Mexico State University and are at this point retired. They have two married daughters with families (husbands and four grand kids) living in Las Cruces.

              Why the Owner Chose Las Cruces:
              The compound in which the cottage is located has a very special feel of peace and harmony. Many shade trees and cactus gardens along with the rock buildings and old barns give it a unique ambiance amongst the rugged, stately, and magnificent high desert Organ Mountains

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              Kick back and relax - head out for great desert walks -Go on adventures in the many wonderful surrounding desert and mountain attractions White Sands, Aqurrie Strings, Baylor Canyon just minutes away. Visit near by Las Cruces, Mesilla, Silver City, Deming, Alamogordo, Tularosa, Ruidoso, Cloudcroft! Just have a wonderful time in southern NM

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              Speaks: english



              • shaded south yard

                shaded south yard

              • farm house style kitchen

                farm house style kitchen

              • queen size bed

                queen size bed

              • entry gate

                entry gate

              • roaming peacocks

                roaming peacocks

              VRBO #173238

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              This listing was first published here in 2008.

              Date last modified - Monday, August 18, 2014

              $100 per night (USD)

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 2

              View calendar: Updated 09/21/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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