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4BR Spacious Sandia Heights-Excellent City&Mountain Views! $249 Fall Special!

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Front of the house which is secluded from the street.

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Last updated: 09/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Albuquerque house description

We call our house Cristalera, which means window in Spanish, because our favorite feature of the house is the windows, which afford 360 degree view of the mountains, city and beautiful desert landscape. A trip to New Mexico can be as active or as relaxing, as adult-oriented or as family friendly as you choose. Our house accommodates families (including larger families) or multiple couples with four bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. We have three queen beds and a king bed in the master bedroom. The master bath has a large jetted tub. With 2750 square feet indoors, plus plenty of outdoor living space there is plenty of room to relax.

Our house is surrounded by private courtyards and natural, southwestern landscaping. The covered back deck has an outdoor fireplace. In addition to the comfortable living room, there is a family room with a wii game console and dvd player. Both living room and family room have direct tv. There is high speed wireless Internet service in the house as well. The fully stocked kitchen is handy either for cooking meals or just snacks. Eight people can eat in the breakfast room or eat outside on the covered deck. You will be sure to see rabbits, road runners, hummingbirds, quail and lizards in the yard. We often see deer. For your convenience, there is a full size washer and dryer. Your vehicle will fit in our two car garage or in the spacious driveway.

Cristalera is located in a quiet, secluded residential area in the foothills of the Sandia mountains. The house is a five minute drive from the Sandia Tramway and from numerous hiking and biking trails. It is a fifteen minute drive to the historic and cultural offerings of downtown Albuquerque and a twenty minute drive to the University of New Mexico. Cristalera is a 25 minute drive from the Sunport international airport in Albuquerque. Santa Fe is an hour drive.A variety of supermarkets, pharmacies, department stores and restaurants are only a few minutes’ drive away (including Trader Joes, Target, Albertsons, CVS, Barnes and Noble, Starbucks)

Please consult our webiste and blogs (links below) for a comprehensive list of things to do in Albuquerque and nearby. We have found a plethora of activities for sports enthusiasts (hiking, biking, golf, skiing, horseback riding), adults (wineries, casinos, art galleries, shopping, sightseeing, fine and casual dining) and families (zoo, aquarium, small amusement park, childrens museum, petroglyphs, national parks and monuments).

Keywords: House, home, yard, kids, children, balloon fiesta, movie crew, reunion

Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Microwave:

            Plus toaster, coffee maker and electric kettle...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            With filtered water and ice maker...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Dishwasher
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Garage:

            Oversized 2-car garage plus large driveway...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Full size, front loader, HE...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Full size, front loader...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking Off Street
          • Gas Fireplace
          • Wood Fireplace

          Other Amenities

              • Short drive to Sandia Tramway (you can see it from the house!) and numerous hiking and biking trails....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Games
              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                No land-line phone service so bring your cell phone...moreless

              • Broadband Access

              Pool & Spa

                  • Jetted Tub

                  Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Cover back deck with outdoor fireplace. Courtyards on 2 sides including walled patio with bistro table with mountain views. Other spacious yard and outdoor areas....moreless

                      Location & View

                          • Mountain View:

                            360 mountain and city views...moreless

                          Activities

                          • Cinemas
                          • Museums
                          • Restaurants
                          • Zoo
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Miniature Golf
                          • Shopping
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Hot Air Ballooning
                          • Rock Climbing
                          • Hiking
                          • Skiing
                          • Golf
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Cycling
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Aug-Sep Special
                          Aug 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $249
                          $1,499
                          Balloon Fiesta
                          Oct 3 - Oct 13, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $399
                          $2,499
                          Fall 2014 Special
                          Oct 14 - Nov 25, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $249
                          $1,499
                          Thanksgiving
                          Nov 26 - Dec 1, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $399
                          $2,499
                          Fall 2014 Special
                          Dec 2 - Dec 19, 2014
                          5 night min stay
                          $249
                          $1,499
                          Christmas/New Year
                          Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $399
                          $2,499
                          Easter/Spring Break
                          Mar 27 - Apr 6, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $399
                          $2,499
                          4th of July
                          Jul 2 - Jul 6, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $399
                          My Standard Rate
                          5 night min stay
                          $299
                          $1,799 $3,699
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          Balloon Fiesta, holidays and local special events - $399 per night, 5 night minimum

                          Inquire for monthly rates; multi-month stays welcome

                          Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


                          Cancellation policy:

                          Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 09/03/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          Car: Necessary

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2011

                          Why the Owner Chose Albuquerque:
                          Someday we will retire to Albuquerque. Until then we eagerly await the visits we make to New Mexico a few times every year. After our first family vacation to New Mexico in 2009, we found that we couldn’t stop dreaming about returning and kept planning return visits. We love the climate and the natural beauty of New Mexico, the delicious local food and the amazing history and culture of the area. We have yet to meet anyone in New Mexico who isn’t friendly and welcoming. There is so much to do. Every time we visit Albuquerque, we come home with a longer list of places to see and things to do on our next visit.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Cristalera is located in the peaceful and quiet residential area in the foothills of the Sandia Mountains. We are enthralled by the beautiful views that surround the house and thrilled by the regular visits of local wildlife. The house has plenty of space to relax, indoors and outdoors, and has comfortable bedrooms and a convenient and pretty eating area. I love to look out the back window while cooking at bunnies and birds in the backyard and the city below. On a recent Fourth of July, I had the unique experience of sitting on the back deck in the evening and looking down on the celebratory fireworks exploding in the city.


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                          Photos

                          • Front of the house which is secluded from the street.

                            Front of the house which is secluded from the street.

                          • Living room with HD TV and fireplace.

                            Living room with HD TV and fireplace.

                          • Interior courtyard for morning coffee with beautiful mountain views.

                            Interior courtyard for morning coffee with beautiful mountain views.

                          • Kitchen with barstools and large window looking over the back yard and city.

                            Kitchen with barstools and large window looking over the back yard and city.

                          • Front courtyard. Enjoy the peaceful waterfall and mountain view.

                            Front courtyard. Enjoy the peaceful waterfall and mountain view.

                          • King bed in master bedroom.

                            King bed in master bedroom.

                          • View from 2nd bedroom of Sandia Mountain.

                            View from 2nd bedroom of Sandia Mountain.

                          • Family room with DVD and Wii gaming system.

                            Family room with DVD and Wii gaming system.

                          • Sunset from the back porch.

                            Sunset from the back porch.

                          • Sandia Peak tram car. Take a ride to the top of the mountain, 10,378 ft up.

                            Sandia Peak tram car. Take a ride to the top of the mountain, 10,378 ft up.

                          • Panoramic view of valley adjacent to Tent Rocks.

                            Panoramic view of valley adjacent to Tent Rocks.

                          • View from living room of Sandia Mountain.

                            View from living room of Sandia Mountain.

                          • Back deck (covered) with seating for 6 plus fireplace and beautiful city views.

                            Back deck (covered) with seating for 6 plus fireplace and beautiful city views.

                          • Eat in kitchen area with fireplace and views of the side courtyard and city.

                            Eat in kitchen area with fireplace and views of the side courtyard and city.

                          • Side courtyard.

                            Side courtyard.

                          • Back deck and yard.

                            Back deck and yard.

                          • Master bathroom with jetted tub.

                            Master bathroom with jetted tub.

                          • Queen bed in 3rd upstairs bedroom.

                            Queen bed in 3rd upstairs bedroom.

                          • Another view of the side courtyard.

                            Another view of the side courtyard.

                          • Balloon Fiesta 2011!

                            Balloon Fiesta 2011!

                          • Tent Rocks National Monument.

                            Tent Rocks National Monument.

                          • Panoramic view of the Sandia Peak.

                            Panoramic view of the Sandia Peak.

                          VRBO #368852

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Friday, September 12, 2014

                          $249 - $399 per night (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

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                          Albuquerque #368852

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