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Soaring Splendor-Steam Shower/Hot Tub-Fire in/Out-Wood! Early Ski Special-$129

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Massive outdoor patio shaped with radius of front

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Last updated: 11/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 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!! Pets are welcome with a pet fee.

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

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Outside only!...moreless

              • Pets Considered
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Accessible

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

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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              • 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

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              • 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

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

                  Attractions

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

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Mountain View
                  • Rural

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

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

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Firewood
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

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

                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Water Cooler
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace:

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

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Catering Available:

                    Must be arranged ahead of time...moreless

                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • 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

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

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

                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Towels
                  • 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

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Terrace
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • 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

                  • Outdoor Hot Tub
                  • Sauna:

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

                  • Steam Shower

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Thanksgiving 2014
                      Nov 21 - Nov 29, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $169
                      $899

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      Early Ski 2014
                      Nov 30 - Dec 18, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $129
                      $760

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      CHRISTMAS 2014
                      Dec 19 - Jan 10, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $225
                      $1,199

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      HIGH SKI SEASON
                      Jan 11 - Mar 5, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $185
                      $999

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      SPRING BREAK
                      Mar 7 - Apr 4, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $199
                      $1,099

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      Low Season
                      Apr 5 - May 7, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $129
                      $760

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      High Spring/Summer 2015
                      May 8 - Oct 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $179
                      $999

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      Pet fee is minfor a min 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.

                      WILL BOOK TWO NIGHTS IF IT IS LAST-MIN. OR FITS BETWEEN TWO OTHER BOOKINGS

                      Ex. Person Fee-$20 per night

                      EMAIL for last-minute rates (within 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: 11/23/2014
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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.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, Love

                       

                      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 - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

                      $129 - $225 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 11/23/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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                      Member since: 2007
                      Speaks: english, Love
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                      • Response rate: 90%
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/23/2014
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