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Santa Fe Sophisticate Exquisite, Pristine Simplicity, 2 Blks to Plaza/Canyon Rd

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Last updated: 02/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Historic Eastside house description

*Enjoy the comfort of CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING.

CASA SIMPATICA has a sophisticated luxury and Santa Fe Style meet at this prime location in the Historic Eastside neighborhood. It is a short and leisurely walk to Canyon Road, the Plaza, and sumptuous restaurants and shopping. Built in the early 1900's, it has been updated to today's standards while still reflecting its style and vintage. The bedrooms on the back of the house are quiet and the spa-like en suite baths make a simple but elegant statement. Marble countertops create a sleek kitchen that is equipped for creating the best of cuisines and there is dining for six. Enjoy the ease of living and comfort that speaks to the perfect home-away-from-home for your vacation rental home. A gated garden wall lends privacy but allows an awareness of the local surround. Follow the sun from the Palace garden to the gracious back patio for al fresco dining at its best.

FlOOR PLAN. This simple but straight forward layout has the living room and dining room on the front of the house overlooking the Palace garden with the bedrooms and baths (one bath has double access for a powder room) to the back of the house facing the afternoon patio. The kitchen fits in-between for efficiency and access to the patio. Approximately 1400 square feet.

LOCATION. Facing Palace Avenue, Casa Simpatica is two blocks either way to Santa Fe’s Historic Plaza or Canyon Road known for its world-class galleries and magical Christmas Eve Farolito Walk. After a day of the best shopping, fascinating museum visits, buying your favorite piece of art or a fresh sunny day at Ski Santa Fe.....spas, sumptuous restaurants and margaritas are at your doorstep.

ENJOY THE FINER THINGS IN LIFE as you savor the luxury of soothing freshly pressed FRETTE linens and robes, lofty down quilts, soft ECO Touch spa towels, ETRO designer toiletries to awaken the senses, PROTECT-A-BED sleep zones ensuring pristine under-covers on all beds & pillows, premium beds., a Zeta Core tap water system ensuring soft as rain water, and central air-conditioning.

WHY IS Casa Simpatica THE FIRST CHOICE IN LOCATION, PRICE, COMFORT & SERVICE…..because we love our returning guests who look forward to the comfortable living room with the flat screen TV inviting an afternoon of football; the kitchen featuring granite counters and with a host of small appliances and equipment fit for the in-house chef, casual dining for six that begs sumptuous southwestern dining, king & queen bedrooms with luxurious en suite baths, generous closets, iPod alarm clocks, blackout curtains, flat screen TVs and surrounding patios that chase the sun all day.

DO YOU NEED EXTRA SPACE? The casita, just through the gates in the back garden is available for rent VRBO, #276381, together the houses sleep 10.

TRUTH BE TOLD. “It’s difficult to find the words to describe our AQUI/Holiday experience. Possibly perfect, relaxing, joyful and memorable is a start. It definitely was a gift to our family and Caroline was the defining piece in all that happened. She was so gracious and never missed a step. Everything we discussed was delivered and every promise she made kept. In addition, the gift basket, high chair and luxurious goodies were all deeply appreciated. I can’t thank you enough for making this the most enjoyable moment of my year.” K.S. Houston, TX

AQUI SANTA FE WELCOMES YOU AT THE DOOR. After a brief introduction to the house, the keys are yours to enjoy your home away from home. DEPARTURE: a call upon departure and we will be there to pick up the keys and give a fond farewell.

THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING CASA SIMPATICA. We look forward to ensuring you a luxurious vacation where peace of mind is among the many amenities.

DON'T FORGET. For more room rent both CASA PERLA and CASA SIMPATICA under the name of the PALACIO COMPOUND. VRBO #276464. Together, both houses sleep 10 and are joined by a common garden.

Caroline Morgan
Aqui Santa Fe Luxury Vacation Rentals

WHO IS AQUI SANTA FE? Aqui means “here” in Spanish; your Santa Fe experience starts “here”. This unique company maintains a portfolio of carefully selected Santa Fe vacation rentals, each distinct in character and authentic to its culture, as it continues to tell its own special story. Its signature style of impeccable service and quiet luxury speaks softly while creating an enriched hotel-like experience for its discerning guests who enjoy vacation rentals in the Santa Fe Historic District.

Professional affiliations for this Santa Fe property Management company include: New Mexico Board of Realtors, Better Business Bureau, Santa Fe Lodgers Association, Santa Fe Visitors and Convention Bureau.



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Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Chauffeur


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    The gardens that surround the house are all private and secure so children are free to play and have a good time....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Owner's Suite: 1 king

    2 closets, en suite bath, blackout curtains, fan, TV...moreless

  • Guest Suite: 1 queen

    lg. closet, en suite bath, blk.out curtains, fan, TV...moreless

  • Extra Guests: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    queen sofa bed in living room, private bath entrance...moreless

  • both bedrooms have en suite baths with second entrance to one for use as powder room....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Guest Suite: toilet, combination tub/shower

    very comfortable, ETRO designer toiletries, hair dryer...moreless

  • Owner's Suite: toilet, combination tub/shower

    light and bright, ETRO designer toiletries, hair dryer...moreless

  • well placed and designed to make the house work efficiently

Other Amenities

  • Just two blocks in any direction and you can join the fun of shopping, great restaurants and culture! The whole town is your back yard so walking everywhere is excellent. There is hiking close by, rent a bike to tour town, spas one block away and luxury exercise facilities are at the end of the block. The main house, Casa Simpatica, is joined by the back garden to the casita, Casa Perla. They can be rented separately with the garden gates locked for privacy or they can be rented together, VRBO #276464, sleeping 10. 2 generous parking spaces, lots of garden space and a good time!...moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    Of course, the those features including WIFI are standard in our homes. Flat screen TVs in each bedroom and the living room....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Yes, the speakers work like never before!...moreless

  • Television:

    (3) New flat-screen TVs, each bedroom and living room....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Casa Simpatica is at that pivotal point, 2 easy blks one way to the Plaza and the other way to Canyon Road....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    seats six and overlooks the front garden, t'is the gathering place! highchair upon request....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    central air...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full sized side-by-side washer and dryer....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Living room...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    within the US...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Shometimes gas is a blessing not only for ease of use but the fire hazards in our very dry climate tend to make us very cautious when it comes to sparks and flames....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    forced air...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Experience the art of sleeping in freshly pressed FRETTE linens, plush down quilts and love the soft absorbent ECO Touch towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    seats six to eight comfortably...moreless

  • Parking:

    additional on street parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    You have one parking space off street and possibly one more. Check for extra space when you make your reservation....moreless

  • Telephone:

    land line...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    ECO Touch towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full sized side-by-side washer and dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WIFI is installed, passwords in the 'Silent Concierge' at the house....moreless


  • Catering Available:

    catering is available upon request...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    new Keurig coffee makers in all AQUI homes. there are a few k-cups in your breakfast basket to get you started but don't forget to bring your favorites....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything and more is provided. Very well equipped....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    service for 8...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    BOSCH dishwashers are nice and quiet....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    fully equipped granite countertop kitchen with Service for 8....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Of course....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    misc. items plus spenda, sugar and creamer for that first cup of coffee...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    two door freezer/refrigerator with ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    gas 4 burner...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    the front portal is everybody's favorite place for coffee in the morning...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    rentals a few blocks away...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    The house is surrounded by walled and gated patios for your privacy. The front garden patio is perfect for morning coffee and the back patio invites the sun and friendly gatherings for BBQing ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Public: Marty Sanchez Golf Links, Santa Fe Country Club Private: Las Campanas...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    a more formal garden in the front with a private sunny garden for BBQing in the back. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    natural gas...moreless

Payment Type

  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool:

    The pool next door is available for use. Check with Aqui Santa Fe for details. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter/Spring Season
Jan 11 - May 21, 2015
3 night min stay
$2,975 $10,000
HIGH SEASON (Aug.7 night min)
May 22 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$3,500 $11,500
Fall Colors
Oct 1 - Nov 19, 2015
3 night min stay
$2,975 $10,000
Nov 20 - Nov 30, 2015
5 night min stay
$2,750 $11,500
Dec 1 - Dec 17, 2015
3 night min stay
$2,975 $10,000
Dec 18 - Jan 10, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,850 $11,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Housekeeping: inc. tax $211
  • Tax Rate 15.187%


RATES: subject to change until reservation is signed and received by AQUI Santa Fe.

30-DAY RENTALS:not subject to taxes.

RESERVATION: after dates are confirmed by guest, the reservation is emailed for signatures.

CONFIRMATION: reservation and deposit must be received by AQUI SANTA FE within 5 days to insure scheduled dates.

PREFERRED METHOD OF PAYMENT: Personal check. VISA, MC, DISCOVER cards also accepted.

NON-REFUNDABLE CLAUSE: 60-days. Ask about insurance to cover your non-refundable reservation.

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Last updated: 02/23/2015
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18 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Fe Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Albuquerque Airport (apx. 1 hr drive)
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Marty Sanchez Golf Links, Santa Fe Golf Club
16 Miles
Nearest Ski
Santa Fe Ski Basin

Car: Not Necessary

Santa Fe is host to a world-class art market that is one of the largest and most famous in the world. In addition we have the Indian Market, Spanish Market, Folk-Art Market, all famous in their own right. The cuisine features authentic New Mexican food with an exceptional complement of international flavors. This is a walking town that takes great joy in inviting you to explore and experience a foreign country while staying in the US!!!


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2008

About: I am an inveterate traveler who seeks to understand the world through understanding its many and varied cultures and their magnificent people. There are many of us living here who travel so far but always come home to enjoy the sunshine, fresh air, and amazing light found only in Santa Fe.

Why Historic Eastside:
Santa Fe is now very easy to get to with direct flights from LA & Dallas. The easy flight allows me to visit often and take a new and refreshing look at life. Life is a luxury in Santa Fe; it is sophisticated but relaxed; it is enchanting; it is magical. I purchased this property realizing that I had to rebuild the adjacent casita. Caroline and I worked tirelessly for a full year to renovate, redesign and perfect your home away from home. Enjoy, PLT, Palo Alto, CA

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Casa Simpatica is within minutes (2 blocks) of anything and everything including morning coffee & the New York Times, shopping, fantastic restaurants, the museums, cultural activities, Canyon Road & the Plaza. My favorite pastime is making friends with all my neighbors, shop owners, gallerists, and restaurateurs who will in turn welcome my guests with gracious accommodation.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Enjoy an exquisite art collection of Santa Fe's best artists

    Enjoy an exquisite art collection of Santa Fe's best artists

  • Dining room with a view of the garden.

    Dining room with a view of the garden.

  • Front gate opens to an historic 2-blk walk to the Plaza.

    Front gate opens to an historic 2-blk walk to the Plaza.

  • The updated kitchen has easy access to the dining room.

    The updated kitchen has easy access to the dining room.

  • Chile ristras are a tradition.

    Chile ristras are a tradition.

  • A perfect ending to the day.

    A perfect ending to the day.

  • A crisp look with Native motif and plenty of comfortable space for all to gather

    A crisp look with Native motif and plenty of comfortable space for all to gather

  • Overlooking the front gardens, the living room is blessed with the morning sun.

    Overlooking the front gardens, the living room is blessed with the morning sun.

  • A gourmet kitchen with granite counters is fully equipped for your inhouse chef.

    A gourmet kitchen with granite counters is fully equipped for your inhouse chef.

  • Master Bath: ECO spa towels and ETRO toiletries

    Master Bath: ECO spa towels and ETRO toiletries

  • The walled garden surrounds the house with a cushion of green.

    The walled garden surrounds the house with a cushion of green.

VRBO #269347

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