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Charming Taos Adobe

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Last updated: 07/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Taos house description

This is a wonderful old Taos adobe home. The original house (now bedroom #2) was once the home of a family of 9-kitchen and bath then were outdoors. It is thought to be 250+ years old and is considered an historical property. Like many Taos homes it was added to in the ensuing years.

This home is delightful for a couple. It is a spacious home which is unusual for an old adobe. The layout is perfect for a couple and is also suitable for a group stay and would be especially comfortable for two couples since the two good sized bedrooms each have full, private baths and are separated by the sunroom and great room. There is a double futon in the sunroom and another in the great room for additional guests. (Up to a total of 8) The house is cozy in the winter due to thick adobe walls, four kiva fireplaces and a very efficient gas heater. There is always a good supply of firewood under the carport. Summer is delightful and cool inside and great for outdoor living with a deck off master bedroom and a wonderful front flagstone patio with table and chairs, BBQ and outdoor fireplace. The house is furnished with interesting antiques. sculpture and original art. The kitchen is fully equipped and ready to produce those gourmet feasts or a quick snack for two. Bathroom #2 has a washer and dryer for those chores that call out even on vacation. The yard is fenced and well behaved dogs are welcome at a small additional fee.

The house has a wonderful, peaceful feeling and yet is only a few minutes from all Taos has to offer..good restaurants, shops including MY shop Red CatMelissiana. ,galleries, the Taos Pueblo and many great outdoor activities).

Keywords: cozy, yet spacious, beautifully decorated and mountain views too and pet friendly

PLEASE NOTE; Even if my calendar says this property is reserved contact me. I have a total of 11 Taos rentals (soon it will be 12...) and have accommodations for any size group...

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

              • Bedroom 1


              • Bedroom 2


              • Convertible bed(s)


              • Queen size Beds (1) Beautiful antique brass and iron queen bed in master bedroom, Double Beds (1) antique wood double bed in second bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave


              • Wood Fireplace:

                (4) four kiva fireplaces--one in each bedroom, one in sunroom, one between kitchen and dining room and an outdoor fireplace on flagstone patio--big woodpile in carport...moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                previous guests have brought rv's, camper trailer and small boats to park during their stay in Taos...moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:

                gas log fireplaces for heat--one in greatroom, one in each bedroom...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                big driveway and covered carport...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                washer/dryer in second bathroom...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                all linens and towels provided...moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                covered carport...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace


              • Satellite / Cable:

                cable tv with numerous channels...moreless

              • Video Library:

                A mixture for adults and kids...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • CD Player


              • Wireless Internet
              • Free Long Distance
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Deck / Patio

              Location & View


                  • Restaurants
                  • Medical Services
                  • Hunting
                  • Golf
                  • Fishing
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Skiing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Hiking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Tennis
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Swimming
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Kayaking
                  • Laundromat
                  • Groceries
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Cinemas
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Hospital
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Antiquing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Rafting


                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 20 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  xmas holidays
                  Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2015
                  4 night min stay

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  1 night min stay

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • cleaning fee/2 $85
                  • Taxes Not included


                  $150 2 guests Additional guests up to 8 total +$25 each per night

                  Cleaning/2 $85, 4+/$95 Cleaning/pet $100

                  Holiday rates 12/21-1/3 $225 per nt/2 addl. $25 each per nt.

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                  Last updated: 07/26/2014
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                  Car: Necessary

                  This home is on a back road, fileds, pastures, horsrs and cattle yet only 5 minutes to the Plaza (Back roads bypass traffic such as it is in a small town) Mountain view from home


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About the owner: I was a California landscaper who wanted a simpler life so I moved to Taos. I fell in love with an old adobe home by the river and bought it. Then I fell in love with another old adobe and bought it for a vacation rental. I have a shop in downtown Taos Red Cat Melissiana 110 Dona Luz in the Guadelupe Plaza just behind the main Plaza. It is very 'Taos Eclectic' and must be seen to be believed...

                  Why the Owner Chose Taos:
                  I love old adobe homes. They have such substance, personality and character This house has a cozy and welcoming feeling that everyone who has stayed here comments on and yet for an old adobe is amazingly spacious. The house has a private enclosed yard, is nicely landscaped (next project big container plants and an irrigation system) and great mountain views.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  This home has the charm of an old adobe (original room 250 years+) but has all the modern amenities we expect. It is in a quiet location, yet only minutes from all Taos has of offer (i.e. restaurants, galleries, the pueblo and outdoor adventures) I love the deck for sunsets and the outdoor patio, the 4 kiva fireplaces (each bedroom, great room and sunroom) the wood and brick floors and the 46 (count them!) overhead vigas as well as the 14' thick walls. Owner lives 5 minutes away to answer any questions or provide information.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, english

                  Links to more information:

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • Entry Gate

                    Entry Gate

                  • Master Bedroom   Queen Bed

                    Master Bedroom Queen Bed

                  • Second Bedroom double bed

                    Second Bedroom double bed

                  • Kitchen


                  • Patio


                  • Mountain View

                    Mountain View

                  • Outdoor Dining w BBQ

                    Outdoor Dining w BBQ

                  • My shop Red Cat Melissiana downtown Taos

                    My shop Red Cat Melissiana downtown Taos

                  • Mountain Views

                    Mountain Views

                  • Sun Room   Sofa/ Twin Bed

                    Sun Room Sofa/ Twin Bed

                  • Great Room Sofa/Double Bed

                    Great Room Sofa/Double Bed

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • Courtyard


                  • Patio Fireplace

                    Patio Fireplace

                  • Deck off Master Bedroom

                    Deck off Master Bedroom

                  • Playing in my workshop

                    Playing in my workshop

                  VRBO #255317

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, July 24, 2014

                  $150 - $225 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 07/26/14
                  Minimum stay: 1-4 nights
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