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Santa Fe Sophisticate of Pristine Simplicity, Prime Location, New Renovation

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

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Historic Eastside house description

***** 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.

My best,
Caroline Morgan
Aqui Santa Fe Luxury Vacation Rentals
AquiSantaFe.com
(city permit not required)

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.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Chauffeur

Suitability

  • 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 newly designed suite baths. queen sleeper sofa in living 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

  • Beautiful new en suite baths. Guest bath with second entrance for powder room and sofa-bed guest use....moreless

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

Entertainment

  • 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

Theme

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

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

Dining

  • 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

General

  • 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

Kitchen

  • 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

Outside

  • 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

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
$425
$2,975 $10,000
HIGH SEASON (Aug.7 night min)
May 22 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$500
$3,500 $12,750
FALL COLORS
Oct 1 - Nov 19, 2015
3 night min stay
$425
$2,975 $10,000
THANKSGIVING
Nov 20 - Nov 30, 2015
5 night min stay
$550
$2,750 $11,500
HOLIDAY SEASON
Dec 1 - Dec 17, 2015
3 night min stay
$425
$2,975 $10,000
THE HOLIDAYS
Dec 18 - Jan 10, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,850 $12,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

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

Notes:

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

30-DAY RENTALS:not subject to taxes.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Location

  • Santa Fe Plaza

    " THE PLAZA Restaurant. Santa Fe’s oldest restaurant, welcomes you! This historic diner, ..."

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  • Cafe Pasqual's

    "Cafe Pasqual's is named for the folk saint of Mexican and New Mexican kitchens and cooks, Sa..."

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  • The Shed

    "The first and last stop for your most authentic New Mex fix! Try its sister restaurant, La ..."

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  • Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

    "TABERNA. Spanish-style tavern, Taberna is a space for gathering with friends, a cozy bar & ..."

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  • Lensic Performing Arts Center

    "Santa Fe is a wealth of culture and a good bit of it is centered at the Lensic Theater. Bui..."

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  • Cowgirl Bar & Grill

  • Palace of the Governors

    "For authentic Indian jewelry, this is a good shop! Every day local artist bring their jewel..."

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  • Kaune Food Town

    "Kaune's is a tradition for us locals. What would we do if we couldn't go there to prompt di..."

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  • Clafoutis French Bakery & Restaurant

    "The Best! Go on the off hour or very early because there is always a line. Take your chanc..."

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  • The Santa Fe Opera

    "Santa Fe enjoys a culture all its own and the Opera is a big part of it. The incredible pro..."

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  • Museum of International Folk Art

    "This is fun history of Santa Fe and therein lies a beautiful story of character, color and d..."

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  • Santa Fe Farmers Market

  • El Farol

  • Railyard Restaurant & Saloon

    "The biggest hangout in the Railyard Arts District. There is music, out door dining, a great..."

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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 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!!!

 

Owner info

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.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Master Bath: ECO spa towels and ETRO toiletries

    Master Bath: ECO spa towels and ETRO toiletries

  • A perfect ending to the day.

    A perfect ending to the day.

  • 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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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/14/2015
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