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Balloon Fiesta 1 Mile to Charming, Historic, N. Valley Casita!

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View towards east side of casita with Jonathan Wolfe's hot air balloon 'Gloria'!

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact manager
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Albuquerque house description

Romantic, rustic hideaway in a true 'oasis in the desert'. This casita is part of a property on the national historic register. Los Terrones Adobe Casitas is located on historic Guadalupe Trail in the Village of Los Ranchos. Authentic adobe construction with exposed vigas (beams) and brick floors throughout, huge picture windows on the east side which look onto acres of green lawn and mature landscaping where roadrunners and other birds love to linger. Perfect launch site for hot air balloons.

The larger bedroom has a queen-size memory foam bed, desk, nightstand. The second 'Blue Room ' bedroom has 2 twin bunk beds, a nightstand, and wardrobe. There is a rollaway bed for an extra guest, and a crib that can be set up for infants. The small kitchen is comfortable and completely equipped. The bathroom has a shower and authentic Talavera hand-painted sink. Authentic southwest decor and old world charm prevail throughout. Please be aware that our casita was built in the 1870s, and as a result, the doorframes are lower than those in modern constructions. On the west side of the property is a private, fenced yard with table, chairs, and a gas grill surrounded by trees and bordering Guadalupe Trail.

This casita is located on 6.5 acres of green meadows canopied by huge 100 year old cottonwood trees in a semi-rural environment called Los Terrones. Peaceful and quiet yet conveniently close to the freeway, this property provides easy access to all parts of Albuquerque and surrounding areas. Perfectly situated for balloonists, the Balloon Fiesta Park is only 5 minutes to the northeast. We are only 15 minutes from the airport, 1 mile to the Railrunner train stop, and 45 minutes by car to Santa Fe. Old Town Albuquerque and the Aquarium/ Bio park are just a short drive south down Rio Grande Blvd. Bike paths, a health food store and the “antique mile” along 4th Street are within walking distance, and it's a short drive to Casa Rondena Winery and large shopping malls across the Rio Grande.

Please call Jan, Tony, or Tim for more information and extra availability.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 3-6

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Located on six acres of green open space with mature landscaping, this naturally beautiful property dates from the 1870s....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television
                  • VCR

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

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

                  Local Services & Businesses

                      • Fitness Center

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Sledding
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                          • Mountain View:

                            Sunset views of the Sandia Mountains from the central lawn...moreless

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

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

                          Dining

                          • Dining
                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 4 people

                          General

                          • Air Conditioning:

                            This unit is cooled with an evaporative cooler, common in New Mexico. Please be aware that this is not a forced air air-conditioner but a traditional, chemical-free method that provides moist cooling rather than refrigerated air....moreless

                          • Clothes Dryer:

                            Located in a separate laundry building...moreless

                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Room
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine:

                            Located in a separate laundry building...moreless

                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Wood Fireplace:

                            Traditional Kiva fireplace...moreless

                          Kitchen

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

                          Outside

                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Payment Type

                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Sep-Oct .. $125/night (3 night minimum) .. $725/week .. $1650/month
                          Nov-Aug .. $110/night (3 night minimum) .. $660/week .. $1450/month
                          Deposit of $330 required to secure reservation,
                          Deposit returned promptly if property left in good condition
                          Cancellation policy: full refund if cancelled 1 month in advance;
                          50% if cancelled 2 weeks in advance
                          

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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 07/22/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          Close to historic sites and monuments such as Historic Old Town, Coronado State Monument, and Petroglyph National Monument, Santa Fe is a 45 minute drive or (slightly longer) train ride away.

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 1985

                          About: As an Air Force brat I grew up all over the world, but my heart always belonged in New Mexico where my grandparents lived. My wife is a native of New Mexico and we both enjoy traveling.

                          Why Albuquerque:
                          This unique property belonged to my grandparents and I always enjoyed visiting it in my youth. It is a piece of paradise, a semi-rural setting hidden within a metropolitan area which makes it close to nature but also close to all the conveniences of the city.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          We love the easy access to all parts of Albuquerque and New Mexico while enjoying the tranquil, green, natural environment and historic ambiance. The trip to Santa Fe, which we enjoy visiting often, is very short, whether by car or the Railrunner train.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • View towards east side of casita with Jonathan Wolfe's hot air balloon 'Gloria'!

                            View towards east side of casita with Jonathan Wolfe's hot air balloon 'Gloria'!

                          • View of southeast corner

                            View of southeast corner

                          • Front entrance from dining area

                            Front entrance from dining area

                          • Living room from front entrance

                            Living room from front entrance

                          • Living room looking toward kitchen and bedrooms

                            Living room looking toward kitchen and bedrooms

                          • Kitchen to the Southwest

                            Kitchen to the Southwest

                          • Bedroom with queen-size bed, desk with stool, and large closets

                            Bedroom with queen-size bed, desk with stool, and large closets

                          • Private patio with gas BBQ grill

                            Private patio with gas BBQ grill

                          • View of front door with patio

                            View of front door with patio

                          • Large window looking east

                            Large window looking east

                          • Dining area

                            Dining area

                          • Entertainment center and desk

                            Entertainment center and desk

                          • Fully equipped kitchen

                            Fully equipped kitchen

                          • Bathroom

                            Bathroom

                          • Private yard with umbrella seating

                            Private yard with umbrella seating

                          VRBO #258569

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, October 19, 2014

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                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 07/22/14
                          Manager
                          Member since: 2009
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated 07/22/2014
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                          (505) 898-4895

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