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Gorgeous Adobe, Spectacular Setting/W Views!!

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Gorgeous setting in the Sandia Mountains

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-9 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Albuquerque house description

This luxurious, private retreat is located in the Sandia Mountain foothills, yet is only a 20 minute drive to downtown Albuquerque. The 4000 square foot adobe house has both southwest charm and modern appeal and amenities. The kitchen has 2 kiva fireplaces, granite counter tops, an oversize Viking double-oven range, sub-zero refrigerator, and is furnished with everything needed to prepare a gourmet meal.

The 5 bedrooms are beautifully furnished, 2 have fireplaces, and all include premium bedding and fine linens. The charming living room has a 56'Sony Wega HD entertainment center with Mirage surround sound stereo system and speakers throughout the house. The house has 5 distinctive adobe fireplaces, brick floors, and 17 skylights. The lovely yard features a garden with pond and waterfall cascading through the boulders. From the huge outdoor deck off the kitchen the stunning view spans the horizon, overlooking the city of Albuquerque, Mount Taylor, the distant mesas, and the luminescent, constantly changing, New Mexico sky.

This spectacular property is located on 2 acres and borders the ten thousand acre Sandia Mountain Wilderness area on 2 sides. Hiking trails are located out the back door that can lead you along the face of the mountain to the Sandia Peak Tramway, or all the way to the top of the mountain along the La Luz Trail. A short 5 minute walk takes you to one of the Sandia mountain's beautiful watersheds, with a seasonal rushing stream and waterfalls.

This house is both a peaceful retreat, and a convenient base for exploring both Albuquerque and Santa Fe. The closest restaurant is 5 minutes away, more restaurants and markets are 10 minutes away, the mall is 20 minutes, downtown Albuquerque is 20 minutes and Santa Fe is a 50 minute drive north.

An ideal location for couple getaways, retreats, family reunions, and special celebrations, this property is truly a magical, unique, elegant and serene resort in the wilderness of Albuquerque.



Keywords: Adobe home, Sandia Mountain, hiking, private, views, secluded, retreats, family reunions, celebrations.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Spectacular mountain, city, sunset and distant views.

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Game Room:

                    Den with piano, television, and game table....moreless

                  • Games:

                    Board games...moreless

                  • Music Library
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    60' Sony Wega...moreless

                  • Toys
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                      • Fitness Center

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Sledding

                      Location Type

                          • Mountain View

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Cross Country Skiing
                          • Cycling
                          • Fishing
                          • Golf
                          • Hiking
                          • Hot Air Ballooning
                          • Hunting
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Rock Climbing
                          • Skiing
                          • Snowboarding
                          • Spelunking
                          • Tennis

                          Dining

                          • Child's Highchair
                          • Dining:

                            Comfortable dining table can seat up to 10. Fireplace and spectacular views from dining table...moreless

                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 10 people

                          General

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Room:

                            Living room with views, fireplace, and entertainment center....moreless

                          • Parking:

                            Parking for up to 6 cars....moreless

                          • Telephone
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet:

                            Broadband DSL...moreless

                          • Wood Fireplace

                          Kitchen

                          • Catering Available:

                            Catering can be arranged for your special event....moreless

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher:

                            Kitchen Aide top of the line...moreless

                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen:

                            Viking stove w/griddle, double ovens Sub-zero refrigerator, all small appliances granite countertops counter island...moreless

                          • Microwave

                          Outside

                          • Balcony:

                            Large deck with covered area for dining outdoors with views of mountains and city....moreless

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Spacious outdoor living space with spectacular views of the mountains, city lights, and distant mesas beyond....moreless

                          Payment Type

                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Christmas Week 2015
                          Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,500

                          Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                          Balloon Fiesta 2015
                          Oct 2 - Oct 11, 2015
                          9 night min stay

                          $5,400

                          Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                          Thanksgiving week
                          Nov 22 - Nov 29, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $3,500

                          Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $375
                          $2,500

                          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning fee $250
                          • Tax Rate 7%

                          Notes:

                          The base rate of $375 per night is based on 6 people. There is an extra person charge of $15 for each additional guest over the age of 12. Non-holiday cancellations can be made 60-90 days prior to arrival with a full refund minus a $75 cancellation fee. Cancellations are also subject to a 2.5% credit card processing fee if charged with original payment.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/16/2014
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                          22 Today
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                          Location

                          Sandia Casino is 5 minutes away, balloon park is 10 minutes, several fine golf courses are less than a 15 minute drive, Old Town Albuquerque is 20 minutes, movie theaters are 15 minutes.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: Three things I love about New Mexico: the glorious sky, the hot green chile, and the unique character of buildings made out of mud (adobe). I love the hiking in the Sandia Mountains, and from this house the trails begin out the back door.

                          Why the Owner Chose Albuquerque:
                          My family lived in the house from 2005 to 2008. It has the ambiance and serenity of living in the mountains but you are very close to shopping, dining and entertainment. The views of the city, mountains and desert mesas beyond are spectacular. This all-adobe home was built by an artist/builder with very little disturbance to the surrounding landscape. It is set within huge boulders and ancient oak trees. The top floor of the 3 level home is built into the mountain side, so from the windows you are eye level with the ground and have an inspiring view of the natural landscape. The mountain wilderness surrounds you, yet shopping and restaurants are only 10 minutes away.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Watching the sky from the deck can be mesmerizing, the hummingbirds always put on a great show, you might spot a bobcat from a window (don't worry, they're scared of you), enjoy a good book by one of the 5 kiva fireplaces, watch the snow build a winter wonderland all around you, hike to a waterfall or to the top of Sandia Mountain out the back door, drive 10 minutes to a great restaurant, enjoy a good movie or listen to your favorite music with the amazing entertainment system, spend time preparing a meal together in the spacious, comfortable, beautiful, gourmet kitchen, sleep in and enjoy the deep stillness of the mountains surrounding you. Forget all the sightseeing plans, you won't want to leave!


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                          Speaks: english
                           

                          Photos

                          • Gorgeous setting in the Sandia Mountains

                            Gorgeous setting in the Sandia Mountains

                          • Stone Step Entrance

                            Stone Step Entrance

                          • Welcoming entrance

                            Welcoming entrance

                          • Living room with first class Sony/Mirage/Yamaha entertainment system.

                            Living room with first class Sony/Mirage/Yamaha entertainment system.

                          • Fabulous gourmet kitchen.

                            Fabulous gourmet kitchen.

                          • Dining area with spectacular views, opens to spacious deck.

                            Dining area with spectacular views, opens to spacious deck.

                          • View from the deck (large deck provides a spectacular, extended living space).

                            View from the deck (large deck provides a spectacular, extended living space).

                          • Master bath oaking tub with Talavera tile and spectacular views.

                            Master bath oaking tub with Talavera tile and spectacular views.

                          • Third bedroom with queen bed, shared full bath, and beautiful view.

                            Third bedroom with queen bed, shared full bath, and beautiful view.

                          • Soaking tub with colorful Talavera tile.

                            Soaking tub with colorful Talavera tile.

                          • Fifth bedroom with king bed, fireplace, half bath,  and spectacular views.

                            Fifth bedroom with king bed, fireplace, half bath, and spectacular views.

                          • The house is nestled into the mountains.

                            The house is nestled into the mountains.

                          • The view from the road to the house.

                            The view from the road to the house.

                          • Dragon Door Knocker

                            Dragon Door Knocker

                          • Cozy living room with fireplace, leather sofas, and enchanting views.

                            Cozy living room with fireplace, leather sofas, and enchanting views.

                          • Kitchen fireplace and steps up to a cozy bedroom.

                            Kitchen fireplace and steps up to a cozy bedroom.

                          • Dining area with fabulous views.

                            Dining area with fabulous views.

                          • Deck off kitchen and master bedroom

                            Deck off kitchen and master bedroom

                          • Master bedroom with queen, twin, fireplace, sliding door to deck, and VIEWS!

                            Master bedroom with queen, twin, fireplace, sliding door to deck, and VIEWS!

                          • Second bedroom with double bed, views,  and private bath.

                            Second bedroom with double bed, views, and private bath.

                          • Fourth bedroom w/queen, extra twin, shared full bath, and beautiful view.

                            Fourth bedroom w/queen, extra twin, shared full bath, and beautiful view.

                          • Cozy extra twin bed in fourth bedroom.

                            Cozy extra twin bed in fourth bedroom.

                          • Downstairs den with piano, TV, game table, sleeper sofa, outside entrance.

                            Downstairs den with piano, TV, game table, sleeper sofa, outside entrance.

                          VRBO #201483

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                          This listing was first published here in 2008.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                          $375 - $771 per night (USD)
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                          5 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

                          View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-9 nights
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                          Speaks: english
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