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***** Five Stars! central air-conditioning, complete renovation, primo location.
CASA SIMPATICA, once a simple adobe home, has seen its share of renovation all within the keeping of its historic story. Newly plastered walls, weather efficient windows, a granite kitchen, and now for the finishing touch…… new bathrooms with a pristine quality finish and toasty heated floors! For a soothing night’s sleep, the beds are the greatest and there are blackout curtains so that early morning sun doesn’t protrude. Casa Simpatica enjoys, a large living room with comfortable seating and flat screen TV that invites afternoon of sports and movies. The totally equipped kitchen includes a host of appliances that any chef would appreciate when serving dinner for six. Welcome your morning with a Keurig-brewed cup of coffee in the garden while viewing the quiet pace of the neighborhood from a sheltered perspective. This prime address in the heart of the historic district holds the key location for easy walking just 2 blocks to the Plaza and 2 blocks the other direction to Canyon Road.
HOTEL-LIKE in its own way, each AQUI home is favored with freshly pressed custom Italian linens, fine amenities, a gracious and discreet service, professional housekeeping and our special AQUI gift basket for you. For your comfort, all homeowner personal belongings are tucked away and out of sight. AQUI accepts personal checks and if you wish to take advantage of this savings, please contact AQUI direct.
FLOOR PLAN. There is an easy flow to the house with bedrooms, each with en suite baths, on the back of the house ensuring a sound night’s sleep and privacy. The kitchen is the center point of the house with access to all rooms including the living and dining rooms overlooking the front garden. A sofa-bed, located in the living room, has access to the guest bath through a second powder room entrance. Surrounding gardens keep you wrapped in sunshine and enjoying al fresco dining with the gas grill.
LOCATION. Facing Palace Avenue, Casa Simpatica is an easy 2-block walk to either the Plaza or Canyon Road. That means Santa Fe’s world-class galleries and restaurants, shopping and cultural events are all within walking distance.
ENJOY THE FINER THINGS IN LIFE. Savor the luxury of soothing freshly pressed custom 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, Zeta Core tap water system ensuring soft as rain water, and central air-conditioning.
WHY IS CASA SIMPATICA YOUR FIRST & BEST CHOICE? Our discerning guests look forward to the quiet sophistication of Casa Simpatica. They feel like a local and love being able to walk everywhere. The absolute favorite thing to do is to sit on the portal and watch the neighborhood goings on. It is fascinating! AQUI HAS YOU COVERED… lower your net rental with no add-on fees!
TRUTH BE TOLD. “I can only echo the great reviews posted here. Casa Simpatica has an aesthetic of charm, ease, and light. The art is beautiful, playful, and well chosen. The courtyard offers privacy with a sense of space and calm, yet you can walk over to the Plaza or be on Canyon Road in just a couple of minutes. Our family of five, parents from Boston and three adults in their twenties from East Coast, West Coast, and Texas, has been coming to New Mexico for vacation and work at Ghost Ranch since 1992 and love to see our local friends. The house is great for entertaining. We hosted games and lunches and served a casual buffet before heading up to Canyon Road on Christmas Eve. The kitchen is fabulous, stocked with equipment and well designed. Sleeping was excellent, great mattresses. We had one on the sofa bed---he was quite comfortable. We loved the gas fireplace and the warmth during the snowy week. So nice to have a parking space!
I will treasure the memory of Casa Simpatica, a place to feel at home, if home were only so uncluttered and situated in the heart of the Land of Enchantment. Caroline is a wonderful host. The basket that greeted us delighted all week. A beautiful poinsettia and orchid arrangement provided a focus for our holiday celebration.
Thanks from our whole family!" D.B., Wellesley, MA
AQUI SANTA FE WELCOMES YOU. Drive directly to the house where Caroline will meet you with keys and for a brief. At departure she is back again to pick up the keys and bid you a fond farewell.
DO YOU NEED EXTRA SPACE? Casa Perla, VRBO #276381, is a one bedroom with sofa-bed casita also available for rent. The two comprise The Palacio Compound and accommodate ten guests. VRBO #276464.
THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING CASA SIMPATICA. We look forward to ensuring a memorable vacation where peace of mind is among the many amenities.
Aqui Santa Fe Luxury Vacation Rentals
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WHO IS AQUI SANTA FE? Our Spanish influence prompts us to say, AQUI (“ah-kee” It means “here”. 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 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.
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
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Jan 11 - May 21, 2015
3 night min stay
HIGH SEASON (Aug.7 night min)
May 22 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
Oct 1 - Nov 19, 2015
3 night min stay
Nov 20 - Nov 30, 2015
5 night min stay
Dec 1 - Dec 17, 2015
3 night min stay
Dec 18 - Jan 10, 2016
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
RATES: subject to change until reservation is signed and received by AQUI Santa Fe.
30-DAY RENTALS:not subject to taxes.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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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 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!!!
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: WHO IS AQUI SANTA FE? Our Spanish influence prompts us to say, AQUI (“ah-ki” It means “here”. 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 experience for its discerning guests who enjoy vacation rentals in the Santa Fe Historic District.
Why the Owner Chose Historic Eastside:
Managing this property all happened by accident and thank goodness for that. I have enjoyed the step by step renovation of the house and can't wait to have all of you enjoy the end result.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is a very special house. Built in the very early 1900's, it has been brought to a state-of-the-art home while at the same time maintaining the character and charm of its humble beginnings.
A crisp look with Native motif and plenty of comfortable space for all to gather
Enjoy an exquisite art collection of Santa Fe's best artists
Dining room with a view of the garden.
A gourmet kitchen with granite counters is fully equipped for your inhouse chef.
Overlooking the front gardens, the living room is blessed with the morning sun.
Front gate opens to an historic 2-blk walk to the Plaza.
The updated kitchen has easy access to the dining room.
Chile ristras are a tradition.
Master Bath: ECO spa towels and ETRO toiletries
A perfect ending to the day.
The walled garden surrounds the house with a cushion of green.
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