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Great Monthly Rates! Minutes from Town.

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Last updated: 09/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Perfect for your long-term stay! This light and bright, 2 bedroom, 2 full bath home is located in the Park Plazas neighborhood, only a 12 minute drive from the Plaza.

This community has 8 miles of walking paths, lots of green space, mature trees – and all homes are on quiet cul-de-sacs.

Casa Buena Vida has a modern, well-equipped kitchen with everything you’ll need for cooking, including new appliances and a gas stove. Off the kitchen is a laundry room/pantry with new full-sized washer and dryer.

The dining room seats six and is situated between the kitchen and the living room and seats six. The open floor plan provides visibility to the living room, which is just one step down.

The living room has a limited view of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the winter. There is plenty of seating, including a leather recliner. The sofa is a full sleeper sofa for those extra guests. There is a large, flat screen TV as well as a wood-burning kiva fireplace. In the corner of the living room is a desk with printer for your use. Windows all around provide lots of light. In fact, many skylights throughout the home make it very cheerful and bright.

There are two bedrooms. The master queen bedroom has an attached, large bath with new tiled shower and built-in dressing table. This bedroom has an HDTV.

The colorful second, king bedroom overlooks the large back yard. It has a flat screen TV with DVD player only (no cable). Those guests would use the hall (full) bath.

There is a large, enclosed back yard area and a covered portal just off the living room providing lounge seating and enjoyment of our beautiful weather most any time of year. There is a second outdoor seating area iunder the beautiful pergola, where a dining table and 4 chairs provide another great space. From the back yard you will find a gate that leads to the community walking trails and open space.

Casa Buena Vida is located near restaurants, a coffee shop, and the Chavez Community Center which provides an Olympic size pool, exercise equipment, a ice rink, and various classes such as Yoga and Pilates.

Amenities included are a double garage, washer-dryer, 3 TV’s, HDTV, WIFI, telephone, and fireplace. All linens are provided as well a fully equipped kitchen. The house does not have air conditioning, however, new Pella windows, ceiling fans in the bedrooms and living room, as well as a new white roof make the home very comfortable in the summer.


Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Uses hall bath....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Has en-suite full bath...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Hall bath - serves king bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    off Queen bedroom - has dressing table...moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    HDTV provided by Comcast in LR and queen bedroom...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    HDTV with DVD player only (no cable) in king bedroom...moreless


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Double garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking for guests in designated areas....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Provided by Comcast...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Traditional Kiva fireplace...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Seats six comfortably...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items


  • Deck / Patio:

    2 outside living areas - one for dining, one for lounging....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    1.5 miles away is the Chavez Community Center with indoor Olympic size pool....moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas-New Year Holiday
Dec 5 - Jan 5, 2016
30 night min stay

Summer - July & August 2016
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2016
30 night min stay

My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Final cleaning fee $150
  • Taxes Not included


Security deposit of $700 on monthly rentals. Monthly guests are asked to pay gas & electric over $100/month.

We only accept checks or money orders. No credit cards.

50% payable upon deposit, 50% due 30 days prior to arrival.

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Last updated: 09/29/2015
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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Fe Airport - 6 miles. Albuquerque Sunport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Santa Fe Country Club
18 Miles
Nearest Train
Lamy, NM - Amtrak
2.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Joe's Diner
28 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ski Santa Fe

Park Plazas neighborhood of homes and town homes is located only 12 minutes' drive from downtown. This area is an ideal choice for those who wish to have an economical, longer-term stay in Santa Fe.


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  • Exterior front

    Exterior front

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kiva Fireplace in Living Room

    Kiva Fireplace in Living Room

  • Desk & Work Area in Living Room

    Desk & Work Area in Living Room

  • Buffet in Dining Room

    Buffet in Dining Room

  • Kitchen


  • Gas Stove

    Gas Stove

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • King Guest Bedroom

    King Guest Bedroom

  • Hall Full Bathroom with Grab Bar

    Hall Full Bathroom with Grab Bar

  • Backyard Pergola

    Backyard Pergola

  • Front Courtyard

    Front Courtyard

  • Flat Screen TV in Living Room

    Flat Screen TV in Living Room

  • Cozy Corner in Living Room

    Cozy Corner in Living Room

  • Dining Room Seats 6

    Dining Room Seats 6

  • Front Entry Hall

    Front Entry Hall

  • Kitchen to Dining Room

    Kitchen to Dining Room

  • Queen Master Bedroom

    Queen Master Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • New Tiled Shower in Master Bathroom

    New Tiled Shower in Master Bathroom

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Huge Enclosed Backyard

    Huge Enclosed Backyard

  • Walking Trail Out The Back Gate

    Walking Trail Out The Back Gate

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