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Last updated: 01/19/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Taos Ski Valley cabin description

OPEN SUMMER AND FALL: 3 day minimum rental - June 1- October 10 - 4 people work, $50 extra per day for each person over 4 - please discuss this with Isabel; dog friendly (two dogs max). See rates below for each season.

ANIMA OPENS FOR CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S ONLY HIGH SEASON RATES; 5 OR MORE DAYS $300 per night. Ornaments and tree stand in the upstairs eaves. Red Flyer sled there, too! Find your child within, again.

SUMMER- June 1-August 31: $180 A NIGHT - Rocky Mountain Summer when Columbines line the stream, and green meets New Mexico cornflower blue skies

FALL-September 1-October 10: $200 A NIGHT. Getting cool now - Franklin stove needed! When I hike off trail, I stand 1,500 feet above the valley, among the 'golden coins' of the fluttering aspens, looking down at everything painted gold. TREAT YOURSELF.

WINTER: Christmas and New Year's only - 5 day minimum rental @ $300 a day - reserve early please!

BE SURE TO SEE THE VIDEO because Anima is not for everyone: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4m2ZeuzDYO4&feature=player_detailpage

a night, $50 a person for extra folks over four.

ANIMA HAS:
. A posted wireless connection, and a computer
. Plenty of DVDs played on the small TV
. A dog friendly environment
. Works best for 4
. Is on Facebook and Twitter

WHAT ANIMA IS:
. Anima is a family-owned, very beloved place that some say, is spiritual. Your respectful use is so appreciated because everything in it, is a memory.

. A simple, uncomplicated environment
. A place of great beauty
. A place to put yourself together again, to find peace, and comfort, a place to go behind time and gather your loved ones to you.
. A left turn up the mountain for hiking
. A walk across our stream bridge to Rubezahl Ski Run - and down you go!

WHAT ANIMA IS NOT
. A one night stand
. A too tight cram of too many people or too many dogs
. A party place
. Very little kids need to be discussed with Isabel

If you don't mind not having TV reception, a dishwasher, or a washing machine , it's the place for you.
The deck off the living room HAS NO RAILING. BE ADVISED.

Best, Isabel, Owner.

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Discuss very little children with Isabel please....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Talk to Isabel about your pet - max: 2...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Talk to Isabel about your child under 8...moreless

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

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Ice Maker
          • Refrigerator
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Heating:

            Propane. The reason for the high winter rate is exactly this: 24/7 for a month costs $1500. ...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            FOUR WHEEL DRIVE - WINTER ONLY. Room for two vehicles in drive. ...moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            Franklin Stove - plenty of wood on front porch...moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            Franklin Stove and wood is on the porch...moreless

          • Living Room:

            Beautiful and cozy, see pictures...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Well - it's the mountain air....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Installed...moreless

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

          Other Amenities

              • Silence, music, books, evening song of the Hermit Thrush, peace that comes from such beauty. Winter: 4-wheel drive ONLY!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                Many DVD's for everyone including Harry Potter and The Pink Panther; Isabel loves PBS Dickens and Austen...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Dozens old tapes and CD's. Extensive music collection. Hook up the ipod to the tape deck....moreless

              • Books:

                Many, including Isabel's: NONNO'S MONKEY, AN ITALIAN AMERICAN MEMOIR...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Stereo

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Call out locally; long distance callers can get you; you cannot call long distance....moreless

              • Computer Available:

                Feel free to use the owner's connection and computer. There's wireless connection....moreless

              • Wireless Internet
              • Broadband Access
              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                (2) Two. One has no railing....moreless

              Location & View

              • Ski-In:

                Anima sits on Rubezahl Run, a lovely down all the way to the ski lifts, ...moreless

              • Ski-Out:

                Enter details on this feature - Optional...moreless

              Activities

              • Cinemas
              • Cycling
              • Tennis
              • Mountain Biking
              • Golf
              • Skiing
              • Hiking
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Medical Services
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Fishing
              • Fitness Center
              • Eco Tourism
              • Bird Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Synagogues
              • Ruins
              • Restaurants
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Library
              • Horseback Riding
              • Rafting
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Base Rate
              3 night min stay
              $180
              $1,260 $2,550
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Additional Fees and Taxes:

              15% state and local taxes

              $120 cleaning fee - summer and fall only

              $140 cleaning fee High Season and Winter


              Notes:

              SUMMER: June 1-August 15: $180 per day, minimum 3 days; FALL: August 16-September 15: $200 per day, minimum 3 days; WINTER: Christmas and New Year's ONLY, minimum stay 5 or more days, $300 per day. Maximum people: 4. Very little children need to be discussed with Isabel. Pet friendly: 2 dogs max.

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              $1000 fully refundable damage deposit


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              Location

              Car: Necessary

              . Historic town or Taos 40 minutes downhill

              . River rafting on the Rio Grande 30 minutes from Anima

              . Bird watching from Eaglenest Lake and the Valle Vidal, and at Anima

              . Ride the Cumbres and Toltec Narrow Gauge Railroad

              http://www.cumbrestoltec.com

              . GREAT fishing on the Rio Grande, Anima has 2 poles to lend. http://www.anglerguide.com/newmexico/fishingtaos.html

              www.Taosskivalley.com/800.517.9816

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1984

              About the owner: Isabel lost her Bob IN 2012. It was a wonderful marriage, full of adventure and travel of the world doing home exchanges, but we always came home to Anima. Isabel is a retired elementary, and gifted ed. teacher, writer and author of Nonno's Monkey, an Italian American Memoir. She editing her second book, Tafoya's Laundromat, much of it, like Nonno, written at Anima. She manages two homes and is the general contractor and mini-maid of all seasons. She goes to Taos to do the laundry, hangs linens, then irons pillow cases, so that's why she has that three-day minimum. She believes truly in that harmony that comes to a soul, with the beauty that surrounds Anima. She is not interested in having a dishwasher, a washing machine or cable TV. She does relish PBS DVD's, good books, music, which are all at Anima, morning Caffe Robusto with the best sweet mountain water in the world, and an excellent 5PM Cab on the decks overlooking the year-round Lake Fork Stream. It is her greatest teacher. She believes in the healing value of simplicity.

              Why the Owner Chose Taos Ski Valley:
              If you're a hiker, backpacker, a mountain biker, you will be right on a ski and trail trek run for easy access to all the above. Isabel is a first generation Italian American whose people came from the Italian Alps. She's got a little mountain in every gene she possesses, so having this place wasn't a want or need, but a total obsession. Her Italian 'comeonna my house' persona delights in guests who share her love of this space, and who become friends.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
              Thttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4m2ZeuzDYO4&feature=player_detailpage he video says it all.


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Beauty surrounds

                Beauty surrounds

              • Go behind time; books, music, rest and the sound of the stream.

                Go behind time; books, music, rest and the sound of the stream.

              • Everything is a culinary success.  Adjust for high altitude cooking.

                Everything is a culinary success. Adjust for high altitude cooking.

              • Upstairs bunks. Isabel's favorite snug-in; the bottom with book

                Upstairs bunks. Isabel's favorite snug-in; the bottom with book

              • The 24/7 Lake Fork Stream

                The 24/7 Lake Fork Stream

              • Maisie, in repose at Williams Lake-a great hike

                Maisie, in repose at Williams Lake-a great hike

              • Diningroom with a view.  Maisie, the ever hopeful.

                Diningroom with a view. Maisie, the ever hopeful.

              • Faithful old Franklin

                Faithful old Franklin

              • Upstairs Queen - stream says hello each morning

                Upstairs Queen - stream says hello each morning

              • Bottom Double

                Bottom Double

              • Anima opens June 1-October 10, 2014 - when Columbines line the Lake Fork Stream

                Anima opens June 1-October 10, 2014 - when Columbines line the Lake Fork Stream

              • Anima Cabin by the Lake Fork Stream

                Anima Cabin by the Lake Fork Stream

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              This listing was first published here in 2008.

              Date last modified - Saturday, May 10, 2014

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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

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