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Secluded, Luxurious Home in Upper Canyon-Mountain Views

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I was on the hill taking pictures when the deer walked up.

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Last updated: 12/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Ruidoso house description

Twin Mountain Cabin is a 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,700 square foot secluded home located in historic Upper Canyon at the top of the hill with beautiful views of Sierra Blanca and Capitan Mountains. The Lincoln National Forest is 20 feet out the back if you and the family want to take a little walk in the woods. You can see deer, turkey, hummingbirds and occasionally you will see elk and bear. Children should be accompanied in the forest.

The King Bedrooms, Great Room, Dining Room and back deck have wonderful views of Sierra Blanca. The front deck has a beautiful view of Capitan and is sunny in the morning and shaded in the afternoon. The Master Suite has a king bed, office and bath. There are TV’s in all the bedrooms and a big screen HDTV with DVR in the Great Room, all connected to cable. There is a DVD also. There are games available for the whole family to enjoy and of course, there is the computer and printer in a separate location. The fully equipped kitchen is huge and will accommodate lots of cooks. There is a baby crib, washer and dryer, iron and ironing board and gas grill provided.

The cabin is one level with 14 steps coming up from the 2 car garage. There is a graduated gravel walk with railing from the garage up to the front door that has only 2 steps into the house. The third bathroom has a tall boy toilet with handicapped rails and the shower is a step in with hand holds. The doors and walkways throughout the house would accommodate a wheel chair.

Activities: Our cabin is minutes from the famous Ruidoso shopping district, restaurants, grocery stores, 15 minutes from the Inn of the Mountain Gods, 20 minutes from Ski Apache and Lake Bonita which has designated hiking trails. There is a Fun Tracker (go carts, water rides, cliff climbing, etc) 15 minutes away and for the smaller children there are pony rides about 15 minutes away. A Super Wal-Mart and The Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Billy the Kid Casino is about 20 minutes to the East and you can purchase general admission, or Turf Club and Jockey Club seats reasonably. Check out: Spencer Theater of Performing Arts. Mountain Annies Riversong Theater, Flying J Ranch (western show and chuck wagon dinner), lots of Art Galleries and the McGary Foundary.

You can take a day trip to old Lincoln (antique historical museums/homes where Jesse James roamed) and Capitan (home of Smokey the Bear). Another day trip: Alamogordo (New Mexico Museum of Space History with I-Max Theater and White Sands) and Cloud Croft (great shopping, eating and The Lodge where Cary Grant and Judy Garland stayed). Grindstone Lake is 15 minutes from the cabin if you like to fish. There are several public golf courses. We recommend you check with the Ruidoso Chamber of Commerce to see what activities are happening in town.

We get rave reviews from our guests and know that you and your family will enjoy your stay so much that you will return year after year like many of our guests.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Miniature Golf
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              • Mountain View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Computer Available
              • Free Long Distance
              • Garage:

                Two car garage, but owners have their airport car in garage so only one space is available...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Ski & Snowboard

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Christmas / New Years
              Dec 20 - Jan 3
              5 night min stay
              $375
              Spring Break 2014
              Mar 10 - Mar 16
              5 night min stay
              $295
              Spring
              Apr 1 - May 15
              2 night min stay
              $220
              Fall
              Oct 1 - Nov 15
              2 night min stay
              $220
              Thanksgiving
              Nov 23 - Nov 30
              5 night min stay
              $295
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $255

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Cleaning fee $120 + tax
              • Tax Rate 8.625%

              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Last updated: 12/21/2014
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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2005

              About the owner: We love Ruidoso, and consider it our second home! Our first home is in West Texas (Eldorado), and we love to get away to the coolness and solitude of Upper Canyon. Joe first visited Ruidoso with his family in the early '50s, and Judy made her first trip sometime in the '70s.

              Why the Owner Chose Ruidoso:
              We bought our first home in Ruidoso in 1996. We were out driving around Ruidoso one day and ended up at a lot with a For Sale sign high in the hills above Upper Canyon. When we climbed the hill and saw the view, we knew we had to build here. Judy and I sat down with an architect in front of his computer and designed this home ourselves. It was completed in 2005.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The home backs up to the national forest, and is visited daily by deer and turkey. An occasional bear and elk will come by. It's very secluded, but only minutes from shopping, casinos, and skiing.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Links to more information:

               

              Photos

              • I was on the hill taking pictures when the deer walked up.

                I was on the hill taking pictures when the deer walked up.

              • The great room as viewed from the dining area.

                The great room as viewed from the dining area.

              • Great room looking into kitchen / dining area.

                Great room looking into kitchen / dining area.

              • King Bedroom with views of Sierra Blanca and National Forest

                King Bedroom with views of Sierra Blanca and National Forest

              • Fourth bedroom; queen bed

                Fourth bedroom; queen bed

              • Rear deck.  Faces National Forest.  Views of Sierra Blanca and Capitan Mountains

                Rear deck. Faces National Forest. Views of Sierra Blanca and Capitan Mountains

              • Floor Plan

                Floor Plan

              • I had just refinished the deck when this guy came by.

                I had just refinished the deck when this guy came by.

              • Winter wonderland; taken from rear deck looking toward Capitan mountains.

                Winter wonderland; taken from rear deck looking toward Capitan mountains.

              • Sun setting over the mountain.

                Sun setting over the mountain.

              • Sierra Blanca with fresh snow.

                Sierra Blanca with fresh snow.

              • Elk growing new antlers.  Picture taken off rear deck.

                Elk growing new antlers. Picture taken off rear deck.

              • Twin Mountain Cabin with Sierra Blanca in background.

                Twin Mountain Cabin with Sierra Blanca in background.

              • Great room showing wood stove and bay windows.

                Great room showing wood stove and bay windows.

              • Master bedroom; King bed

                Master bedroom; King bed

              • Third bedroom; queen bed

                Third bedroom; queen bed

              • Huge kitchen, fully equipped.  In same room as great room.

                Huge kitchen, fully equipped. In same room as great room.

              • Sierra Blanca from rear deck.  A couple  had their wedding here!

                Sierra Blanca from rear deck. A couple had their wedding here!

              • A neighbor who drops by occasionally unannounced!  Picture from rear deck.

                A neighbor who drops by occasionally unannounced! Picture from rear deck.

              • A doe begging for a handout!

                A doe begging for a handout!

              • Hooray!  There's food here!

                Hooray! There's food here!

              • Winter shot of Capitan mountains

                Winter shot of Capitan mountains

              • Just showing off for the girls!

                Just showing off for the girls!

              • Stellar Jay waiting on a handout.

                Stellar Jay waiting on a handout.

              VRBO #222449

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Thursday, December 25, 2014

              $220 - $375 per night (USD)
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              4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

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              Speaks: english
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