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Ideally situated between Old Town and Downtown, this charming home offers exceptional accommodations. Extensive renovations completed in 2009 integrate modern amenities in a manner that complements the original 1912 construction. The spacious interior of the 900 sqft main level contains splendid natural light, meticulous wood craftsmanship, and many other unique features.
The property includes front and rear yards with xeric landscaping and a generously sized off-street parking area. If relaxing outdoors is for you, you will appreciate the elegant front sitting porch, raised above street level, where you can enjoy the friendly neighborhood, and you may also delight in the privacy of the rear courtyard where you’ll find a brick patio and barbecue grill. Casa Roma -- a breath of fresh air.
Keywords: House, Bungalow, Downtown, Single Family Home, Historic
Good for mature individuals and closely monitored youngsters who respect others' property....moreless
Front stair provides relatively easy access into the elevated house. 5' risers/16' treads make for a gentle slope. It's also plenty wide, and the front door is 36' wide. There is no handrail on front stair, however (rear and indoor stairs have handrail)...moreless
Non Smoking Only:
No smoking of any kind is allowed in the house under any circumstances....moreless
Queen size Beds (2) See photo. Loft bed shown in full daylight w/ shades open. Shades can be drawn to cover window and skylights to make a cozy sleep sanctuary by day as well. Sleeping space on main level is also featured in the photo section -- a pleasant room with good proximity to bathroom. Both bedrooms have reading lamps & operable windows. The main level bedroom has a ceiling fan....moreless
Winter Holiday Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2015 3 night min stay
International Balloon Fiesta Oct 3 - Oct 11, 2015 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Browse through Art Galleries, Shop for Jewelry, Ride Sandia Peak Tramway, Hike in the Sandia or Manzano Mountains, Visit the University of New Mexico, Experience a Walking Tour or a Trolley Tour of the Neighborhood, Bicycle along the River Trails, Rejuvenate at a Park, See a Show at the Kimo Theater, Buy Produce at the Downtown Growers' Market, Watch a Rodeo, Go to the Movies, Learn about Life in the Bosque at the Nature Center, Ride the Rail Runner for a Daytrip to Santa Fe. Other local attractions include the Rio Grande Wineries, National Hispanic and Indian Pueblo Cultural Centers, ABQ Uptown, and Nob Hill. Farther afield are Bosque del Apache Nature Center, Chaco Canyon, White Sands National Monument, and Carlsbad Caverns.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: David has a passion for renovating old buildings, and enjoys hosting people in Albuquerque. I work as an architect with a focus on synthesizing beauty and energy sensibility.
My wife and daughter and I love urban and mountain walks, cooking and eating diverse, wholesome food, and seem to always be renovating one building or another. We have 4 chickens, a small house, and strive to live simply. We share a car and ride bicycles and walk and ride buses and trains.
I like yoga, soccer, sailing, and woodworking. I don't text much, and I prefer in-person interaction over computerized 'social networking.' I have traveled extensively and love opportunities to connect with people. I aim to be a host who responds quickly to the needs of guests, and I want to create inspiring places where people can rejuvenate and thrive.
Why the Owner Chose Albuquerque: Albuquerque has much to offer, and the Downtown Neighborhood is ideal for visitors with easy access to just about everything one might desire. This traditional neighborhood is architecturally and socially diverse, very walkable, and offers many attractions! Several City parks are within walking distance, one with an amazing weekly growers' market in the warmer months!
Here is an interesting article on the Duke City you might enjoy: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/george-hobica/underappreciated-albuquerque_b_2548513.html
The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow: Design features include efficient and quiet appliances as well as heating and cooling systems, reclaimed and artfully designed wood finishes, including hardwood floors, exposed structural members, and use of green household products. Good place for environmentally sensitive people, and folks who appreciate good design. Best of all is the location – in the heart of the City and the Land of Enchantment...Located in a unique and pleasant neighborhood, between the Rio Grande and the Cultural and Entertainment Districts. Walking distance to: Restaurants and Nightlife, Museums, Botanic Gardens, Zoo, Aquarium, Bicycle paths along the River, Historic Route 66 + main bus route (1-1/2 block), Albuquerque Transportation Center, RailRunner, and Mary Fox Park (1/2 block)