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Casa Betita,the Most Perfect Place in Taos, New Mexico

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Last updated: 12/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Taos house description

Unique, Beautiful, Artistic, Historic Completely restored adobe.

Casa Betita is a completely restored historic adobe dating back to the mid 1800’s. Casa Betita was home to generations of the same family until 2007. Since then, the house has been completely restored offering the finest elements of the 21st century with the charm, colors, textures and décor of true New Mexico including hand plastered walls, Kiva fireplaces, vintage rugs and the artwork of local artists.

You can hear the waters of the Rio Pueblo and listen to Coyote’s gathering in the evening. The neighborhood horses and one donkey can be heard calling to each other and occasionally one might hear the bells from the church down the lane.This is not your ordinary impersonal vacation rental. This is a well loved home with many unusual and special details.

Keywords: Taos, New Mexico, casa, master suite, rural, adobe, spacious, comfortable,artist retreat, secluded, quiet, special

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper
          • Massage
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Small dogs. No cats. Additional $50 per dog per stay....moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Bedroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2

            ...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1) See Twin Single Bed description, Twin or Single Beds (2) Iron daybed with trundle which pulls out and pops up to make one larger bed, or you can keep as one or two separate., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The house has built wide set bancos in livingroom and smaller bedroom, designed for sleeping with dense foam.
 Very comfortable for childrens and adults....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • 100+ year old Willow Tree with a swing. Located in the one of the oldest placitas in Taos. 10 foot covered portal and also a deck and outdoor shower near hot tub. Numerous outdoor seating options. Also an outdoor fireplace....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Games For Kids
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Direct TV basic...moreless

              • Stereo:

                iPod Dock with speaker in living room...moreless

              • Television:

                2 flat screen with built in DVD...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Collection is growing daily. Just started it....moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Downtown:

                Though rural, Casa Betita is a five minute drive from the Plaza, or a lazy 20 minute walk via the backroads....moreless

              • Mountain
              • Mountain View:

                In the winter, Taos Mountain can be glimpsed above the hot tub....moreless

              • Rural:

                A Willow tree over 100 years old graces the front of this house one half acre from the Rio Pueblo. At sunset (feeding time) you can hear the neighbors cattle and donkey calling for dinner. ...moreless

              • Town

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Ski Lift Privileges
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Dining for 6 comfortable, Can expand. Outdoot dining for 8...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Alarm System
              • Basic Soaps
              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                2 one in living area and one in master bedroom. Wood provided...moreless

              • Firewood
              • Free Long Distance
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Radiany...moreless

              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Area
              • Living Room:

                Wall mounted flatscreen with built in DVD. Movie Library. Books on loval atractions and art...moreless

              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Secure Parking
              • Security System
              • Sofa Bed
              • Split-System Heating
              • Telephone
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                Bring your own computer...moreless

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Catering Available:

                I can connect you with a private chef in Taos who is excellent....moreless

              • Coffee Grinder
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Everything you need....moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Bosch...moreless

              • Freezer
              • Grill
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                I love to cook so I have tried to outfit the kitchen to have everything one needs and I am always adding items....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven:

                Gas self cleaning...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Always basically stocked. Anything is available to use that is there...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove:

                Gas...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Barbecue
              • Beach Towels
              • Child's Swing
              • Deck / Patio:

                Deck on the back side of house under the apple tree....moreless

              • Fully Fenced Property
              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                In New Mexico we call it a portal and this one is 10 feet deep on two sides of the house....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Orchard, lawn...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Patio
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Shed
              • Terrace
              • Wood Deck

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Outdoor Hot Tub

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Christmas/NYs
                  Dec 21 - Jan 7, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $375
                  Spring Break
                  Mar 9 - Mar 29, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $275
                  Off
                  Apr 2 - Apr 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $180
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $200

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $50
                  • Cleaning $130
                  • Tax Rate 5%

                  Notes:

                  Holidays (Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, Labor Day and Valentines Day) 3 night minimum. $250 a night for 2 people. Additional $25 per 2 people up to 6. Cleaning fee of $125 per stay. Month long stays require 2 cleanings a month. Reservations for 7 days plus receive 10% or one night reduction whichever is larger. Inquire about monthly rates.


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                  Last updated: 12/28/2014
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                  Location

                  130 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Best Airport is Albuquerque
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  The Gorge
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Taos Country Club
                  88.6 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Lamy
                  0.75 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Interstate 25
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  The Gorge
                  18.8 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Taos Ski Valley

                  Car: Necessary

                  Casa Betita is one mile North of the Martinez Hacienda and about 2.5 miles south of the Millicent Rogers Museum. The house is about 1.5 miles west of the Plaza.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About: I am an artist / writer / filmmaker / producer. I work and live primarily in California but love my home in New Mexico where my parents and grandparents from both sides were born and raised. When I am in Taos I spend time improving the garden, season by season, skiing and horseback riding, I also get some of my most important creative work done in the house which seems especially conducive to creative thought and activity. I am usually found with my co-pilot Dot, a 13-year-old Jack Russell Terrier.

                  Why Taos:
                  Taos is a special place of many stories. History is rich here, and the journey of each visitor under the vast canopy of sky adds another layer to the richness of the place. Experience Taos for yourself. You will be changed and fulfilled. Northern New Mexico also has two generations of family history for me, so when the opportunity came to care for this house and restore it, I jumped at the chance.I did not purchase this house as a vacation rental. I purchased it as a home. I was able to live in Taos for two years but economic conditions and work called me back to the big city, for now.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  A pleasant 15-20 minute walk past horses, alfalfa fields and through back lanes to Taos Historic Plaza, shops and galleries, this is a home you will want to return to year after year. Taos is a year round destination offering breathtaking views, intriguing history and intimate privacy making for the ultimate relaxing and healing getaway. Unlike many vacation rentals I supply everything except your food. The woodpile is continuously stocked, the propane for the grill, organic linens and soap, even robes. If you are a special person or family looking for a special Taos experience, Casa Betita is the place.


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                  Speaks: english, french, spanish

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                  Photos

                  • Entry with antique statuary, memorabilia and vintage rug.

                    Entry with antique statuary, memorabilia and vintage rug.

                  • The kitchen has everything you'll need.

                    The kitchen has everything you'll need.

                  • The beautifully appointed Master has a kiva fireplace & private patio.

                    The beautifully appointed Master has a kiva fireplace & private patio.

                  • The master bedroom has a cozy seating area with a kiva-style fireplace.

                    The master bedroom has a cozy seating area with a kiva-style fireplace.

                  • The master bathroom has two sinks, a tub and a walk-in river-rock shower

                    The master bathroom has two sinks, a tub and a walk-in river-rock shower

                  • View into second bath with river rock shower.

                    View into second bath with river rock shower.

                  • Hot tub and deck with outdoor fireplace under the old apple tree.

                    Hot tub and deck with outdoor fireplace under the old apple tree.

                  • Back Yard with glimpse of Taos Mountain over the hot tub.

                    Back Yard with glimpse of Taos Mountain over the hot tub.

                  • Front of Casa Betita

                    Front of Casa Betita

                  • The living room has a comfortable window seat big enough for two

                    The living room has a comfortable window seat big enough for two

                  • The dining area seats six.

                    The dining area seats six.

                  • Living area Kiva fireplace makes for a cozy evening.

                    Living area Kiva fireplace makes for a cozy evening.

                  • Master Bath Double Sinks, Barnwood mirrors

                    Master Bath Double Sinks, Barnwood mirrors

                  • Second Bedroom has desk, wall mounted flat screen and daybed with trundle.

                    Second Bedroom has desk, wall mounted flat screen and daybed with trundle.

                  • Enjoy Alfresco meals on the big wide portal.

                    Enjoy Alfresco meals on the big wide portal.

                  • Bkyrd walkway leading to private mstr 
bdrm portal, hot tub, outdr shower & deck

                    Bkyrd walkway leading to private mstr bdrm portal, hot tub, outdr shower & deck

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, December 28, 2014

                  $180 - $375 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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