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Mountains in Your Face

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Last updated: 04/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Come relax at Luna Vista in Taos, a spacious adobe home. Enjoy the glorious views of Taos Mountain and the Sangre de Cristo Range from the front porch or the hot tub. Or, take in the views from Luna Vista's roomy interior. Sleeping features are a bedroom with a massive king sleigh bed and another with two queens. The sofa pulls out to a queen in the living room as well. The house is built with traditional viga ceilings and tile floors and sports furniture built for comfort, a complete kitchen with enough room for two cooks, original Southwestern art work and a cozy TV nook with recliners off the living room. The banquet-type dining table and openness make for great for entertaining yet the home encourages intimate getaways as well. While in Taos, visit the Taos Pueblo, or any number of shops, restaurants, music venues, museums and art galleries. Enjoy Taos Ski Valley or one of the many colorful towns nearby, then return to the serenity of your accommodations.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 1-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Mountain View. Handicapped and Wheelchair Accessible (may have limitations). Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$120

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $50
  • Cleaning fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7.25%

Notes:

Pets are welcome. When you arrive, you will be asked to give my managers a check for $50 per pet as a refundable deposit. The check is then torn up after the maid checks the home. Usually no problem. There is no fenced yard. Pets must be walked and taken with you when you go out or kenneled. I have a kennel if you don't want to travel with one.

I send a contract stating the amount for deposit which is normally half the rent minus the tax. Renters may return the signed contract with a check or write in their credit card. If they are not comfortable with that, they are able to call me with the number. After I receive the contract and payment, I send an invoice showing the rest of the amount due upon arrival. Last minute is thru e-mail.


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Last updated: 04/21/2015
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Location

130 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albuquerque

Two Hour Drive from Albuquerque Airport, 15 Min. from Taos) The ski valley for winter fun is 25 minutes away (Taos Ski Valley) and there are others in the area. The house is a nice base in the summer for people who want to hike, raft, walk, enjoy Taos Pueblo or excellent small museums and great restaurants.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: I have a career as a print journalist, and wrote a non-fiction book at a casita on the property. The book is called Finding Home: How Americans Prevail. A native of Kansas City, I lived in New Mexico for more than 20 years. I moved to the California Delta in 2013 after an extensive book tour, and am plotting another book. See findinghomestories.com I still make all the bookings and oversee operations from afar. A manager on site sees to visitors' needs. My mate and I are travelers, part gypsy. We have spent eight weeks in New Zealand junketing about in a camper van, then four weeks traveling around Australia. We have a BMW motorcycle which we took to Alaska a few summers ago, the north shore of Lake Superior and the Grand Canyon. Cooking, gardening, hiking, swimming and painting all top my list of fun things to do, along with appreciating my partner's photography.

Why the Owner Chose Taos:
The mountains and quality of light found in and around Taos have become part of my soul. I love the organic feel of an adobe house. Plus I am a sucker for a view. That's why I chose my particular viewing spot. The sunrises and sunsets always delight. Watching the moon rise from the portal is magic.


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Speaks: english, french, spanish

 

Photos

  • Rainbow view, Luna Vista

    Rainbow view, Luna Vista

  • Comfortable living space

    Comfortable living space

  • Vigas and tile throughout

    Vigas and tile throughout

  • Sleigh bedroom

    Sleigh bedroom

  • Watch a sunrise from Luna Vista

    Watch a sunrise from Luna Vista

  • Winter view to the south

    Winter view to the south

  • Fenceline view

    Fenceline view

  • Colorado College book club ladies' visit

    Colorado College book club ladies' visit

  • Gate bathed in summer light

    Gate bathed in summer light

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Watch the moon rise from Luna Vista

    Watch the moon rise from Luna Vista

  • Hot tub in winter moonlight

    Hot tub in winter moonlight

  • Luna Vista and winter view

    Luna Vista and winter view

  • Watch a moon rise

    Watch a moon rise

  • Luscious views await

    Luscious views await

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Date last modified - Friday, April 24, 2015

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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/21/2015
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