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Massive outdoor patio shaped with radius of front

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Taos house description

Casita Ave Maria is a 900-square foot, OPEN designed casita that was created and built by the Clancys.


Casita Ave Maria showcases a radiused-front wall that opens up the floor space and makes the large kiva fireplace a focal point. David Clancy sculpted the incredible kiva and colored it with the perfect hue to offset it on the adobe-colored plaster that adorns all the walls. Natural wood cabinets shaped and built by David, knotty pine doors and tongue and groove ceilings wrap their warmth around you as you sit in this spiritual space and gaze out the Southern windows at the canyon, the Southwestern windows at the valley below and amazing sun sets or the mountains from the Eastern patio.


The original design of this casita boasts a HUGE patio on the Southern side, a serpentine-pavered patio edged with decorative block piers with lighting insets. The Southwestern side hosts a large patio which can be accessed out the bedroom door. A 6-person hot tub and grande, outdoor fireplace await your arrival on this side and you can sit in the hot tub and marvel at the valley and canyon views, watch the sun rise and set, or count the shooting stars at night.

Talavera-tile adorns the kitchen cupboards and kitchen island. Brick-pavered flooring with RADIANT FLOOR HEATING warm every step you take in this precious space. All NEW, stainless steel appliances await your use. Large, stackable washer and dryer is in its own closet.

The bedroom area is in the OPEN area of the entire casita but tucked away in the SouthWest side of the open space.

A door to the SouthWest patio is off of the bedroom area making quick visits to and from the hot tub or the outdoor fireplace delightfully easy!!

Spirit-soothing STEAM shower is stunningly slate-tiled with a glass door that encloses you in what we call the ''Enchanted Cave'' shower. Steam and dream away!

Starting supplies of wood are supplied for your use in both the indoor and outdoor fireplaces, basic start-ups of some spices, laundry and dish soap and paper products are supplied for your pleasure.

Everyone loves Casita Ave Maria! You will, too!

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Accessible
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Outside only!...moreless

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                ...moreless

              • ALL open..no walls except for bathroom/steam shower. Aero bed for third person. King Bed: The bed in in its own area of the casita and part of the OPEN design. It is not walled off from the rest of the house. The bathroom is the only enclosed space besides the closets. THere is a wooden room divider to dress behind in bedroom area for privacy for dressing. Convertible Bed: AERO bed for third person may be available IF requested ahead of visit. Crib: Can be made available IF requested ahead of visit...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Full 1: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • Gorgeous, rejuvenating STEAM SHOWER!

              Other Amenities

                  • Cable/Satellite TVDVDCD PlayerPrivate Hot Tub: 6-person LARGE SUMATRAN Hot springs--has incredible jets and a 'big-person' lounger. The amazing view of the canyon and valley during the day and the SHOOTING stars at night are indescribable!! WOW, is all you will say!! Sauna: Aromotherapy Steam Shower in bathroom--can be used as regular shower or used as a sauna/steam shower.. Deck/Patio: Large deck/patio out of bedroom door that hosts the 6-person hot tub and grande outdoor fireplace-lots of outdoor seating. Balcony: Giant, brick-pavered serpentine patio with balcony that overlooks canyon and valley-lots of outdoor seating. Brick-pavered radiant floor heating, all new stainless steel appliances, large outdoor fireplace, indoor huge KIVA fireplace, STEAM SHOWER with slate tile, talavera tiled kitchen, aero bed for third person IF requested ahead of visit...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Games
                  • Music Library
                  • Video Library
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Restaurants
                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Health/Beauty Spa

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  local services and businesses

                  • Fitness Center
                  • Babysitter
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Rural
                  • Mountain View

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Racquetball
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Hunting
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Rafting
                  • Hiking

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Linens Provided:

                        Luxurious linens for the bed and thick, luscious towels for the bathroom and hot tub....moreless

                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Fireplace
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        INSIDE and OUTSIDE fireplaces...they are both artisically designed and massive!!...moreless

                      • Free Long Distance

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Grill
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Blender
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Microwave
                          • Stove
                          • Catering Available:

                            Must be arranged ahead of time...moreless

                          • Kitchen:

                            Dishwasher, smooth top stove with convection and regular oven, ice maker, water filtered/fountain on outside of refrigerator door, coffee maker/grinder/ all pots, pans, dishes, some spices and coffee and tea...moreless

                          Outside

                          • Balcony:

                            Giant, brick-pavered serpentine patio with balcony that overlooks canyon and valley-lots of outdoor seating...moreless

                          • Wood Deck
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Terrace
                          • Barbecue
                          • Patio
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Large deck/patio out of bedroom door that hosts the 6-person hot tub and grande outdoor fireplace-lots of outdoor seating...moreless

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard
                          • Discover

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Outdoor Hot Tub
                          • Steam Shower
                          • Hot Tub:

                            6-person LARGE SUMATRAN Hot springs--has incredible jets and a 'big-person' lounger. The amazing view of the canyon and valley during the day and the SHOOTING stars at night are indescribable!! WOW, is all you will say!!...moreless

                          • Sauna:

                            Aromotherapy Steam Shower in bathroom--can be used as regular shower or used as a sauna/steam shower...moreless

                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          High Season/Summer&Fall
                          May 23 - Oct 30, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $169
                          $999 $3,500

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                          LOW Season-November
                          Oct 31 - Nov 20, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $149
                          $799

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                          Thanksgiving 2014
                          Nov 21 - Nov 29, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          $199
                          $1,099

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                          Early Ski 2014
                          Nov 30 - Dec 18, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $159
                          $899

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                          CHRISTMAS 2014
                          Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $225
                          $1,300

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

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

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee $50
                          • Pet fee EX 4 nights + $15
                          • Ex. Person (Rate for 2) $20
                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          Pet fee is minimum for a minimum stay. For a longer stay than 3 nights, the pet fee will be recalculated at $15 per night up to a max of $90 for a week's stay for one pet. 2 pets would be more.

                          Ex. Person Fee-$20 per night

                          EMAIL for last-minute rates (within a 10 days of arriving) and TWO-NT. Stays (last-minute) for great deals!


                          Cancellation policy:

                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                          Location

                          Car: Necessary

                          Other Activities: Shopping, Cross Country Skiing, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Health/Beauty Spa, Racquetball, Hot Air Ballooning

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2007

                          About the owner: Welcome to Casita AveMaria in Taos! We, the Clancys, purchased our vacation/future retirement home property in 2007. We had often visited Taos and enjoyed our short stays. It was during the filming of a short, indie-film for a friend, with Taos as the location, that Tammi declared she wanted to retire in Taos. The Taos magic blessed that statement. We have had the most amazing guests and they have all added to the charm of our home.

                          Why the Owner Chose Taos:
                          The Land of Enchantment, truly, enough said. One has to experience it to know that it IS.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Massive outdoor patio shaped with radius of front

                            Massive outdoor patio shaped with radius of front

                          • 6-person hot tub on large bedroom deck

                            6-person hot tub on large bedroom deck

                          • Very deep, cozy living room couch and chair. (Great for naps!)

                            Very deep, cozy living room couch and chair. (Great for naps!)

                          • Luxurious bed/bedding-Sweet Dreams are Made of These!

                            Luxurious bed/bedding-Sweet Dreams are Made of These!

                          • Artistic-tiled STEAM shower with sitting bench!

                            Artistic-tiled STEAM shower with sitting bench!

                          • Spectacular setting! Terraces facing South canyon

                            Spectacular setting! Terraces facing South canyon

                          • Four, different outdoor seating areas/two umbrellas!  Outdoor fireplace, too.

                            Four, different outdoor seating areas/two umbrellas! Outdoor fireplace, too.

                          • Owner-supplied wood for BOTH of your fireplaces-inside and out!

                            Owner-supplied wood for BOTH of your fireplaces-inside and out!

                          • Incredible outdoor lighting that can be accessed from inside hot tub, too!

                            Incredible outdoor lighting that can be accessed from inside hot tub, too!

                          • Outdoor table seating on brick-pavered serpentine

                            Outdoor table seating on brick-pavered serpentine

                          • stunning talavera-tile throughout spacious kitchen

                            stunning talavera-tile throughout spacious kitchen

                          • View into living area and bedroom in back corner.

                            View into living area and bedroom in back corner.

                          • Flat screen HDTV!

                            Flat screen HDTV!

                          • Elevated, copper sink.

                            Elevated, copper sink.

                          • Brand new appliances throughout

                            Brand new appliances throughout

                          • Enter paradise and be prepared for breathtaking views of the valley/foothills.

                            Enter paradise and be prepared for breathtaking views of the valley/foothills.

                          • Massive outdoor living area with fireplace and WE SUPPLY the WOOD!

                            Massive outdoor living area with fireplace and WE SUPPLY the WOOD!

                          • Powdered-snow!

                            Powdered-snow!

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, June 29, 2014

                          $149 - $225 per night (USD)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 07/22/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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