Taos Ski Valley's Best Kept Secret! 3 Guest Rooms and 1 Apartment
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- Minimum stay:3-5 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Taos Ski Valley chalet description
Located in the heart of Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, and only a two-minute walk to the ski lifts, the Brownell Chalet offers you the charm of a unique Bavarian chalet, with great views of Al's Run.
The chalet is centrally located to all restaurants and shops in Taos Ski Valley village core.
The chalet has four individual guest rooms each with private bath with free guest parking on-sight right in front of the chalet.
The accommodations include:
Fireplace room – sleeps 2
Studio – sleeps 2
Bird’s Nest Suite – sleeps 3
One Bedroom Apartment – sleeps 2
Multiple configurations of the 4 rental units are possible. Rates are based on 1-2 adults / per unit.
Live-in Owner Elisabeth Brownell is featured in Taos Ski Valley's famous book 'Ski Pioneers' and offers warm hospitality to guests at the Brownell Chalet. Some guests have been returning every year for over 40 years.
Elisabeth herself worked for the Ski Valley founder Ernie Blake in 1962 for two winters and here met her late husband Tom Brownell.
In 1968 newly married Tom and Elisabeth bought the historical “Thunderbird Lodge” and built this chalet during the beginnings of Taos Ski Valley.
Elisabeth shares her wealth of knowledge of the ski valley, its founders, her enthusiasm for skiing and her love of the mountains.
Elisabeth speaks English, German and French, as well as a bit of Spanish.
For individual units, please email or call to specify the unit(s) preferred. The calendar shows only when all 4 units are booked.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- 4 Full bathrooms in each guestroom and apartment.
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Parking Off Street:
- Iron & Board
- Towels Provided
- Authentic Bavarian home located in the heart of Taos Ski Valley (2 minute walk from lift). Brownell Chalet offers you the charm of a unique Bavarian home with great views of the slopes. The owner, Elisabeth Brownell is featured in Taos Ski Valley's famous book 'Ski Pioneers.' She and her late husband, Tom, built this chalet during the beginnings of Taos Ski Valley in 1968. Other amenities in the rental units: humidifiers; hair dryers; coffee makers, filters, coffee; collection of books and magazines....moreless
- Computer Available
- Sports & Activities
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Sight Seeing
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Wildlife Viewing
- Horseback Riding
- Fitness Center
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3 night min stay
Mar 8 - Mar 15
5 night min stay
Dec 21 - Jan 1
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
50% deposit due within 10 days of date of reservation. Final Payment due 14 days prior to arrival. We accept personal checks by mail or credit card by PayPal account.
Additional Fees and Taxes:
Sales Tax @ 8.6875% and Lodgers Tax @ 5%
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- Nearest Airport: Albuquerque at 168 Miles
- Nearest Barpub: 2 minute walk at 500 Metres
- Nearest Ski: on site at 100 Metres
- Nearest Golf: In town of Taos at 25 Miles
- Nearest Restaurant: Across the street at 20 Metres
Year Purchased: 1968
About the owner: Live-in Owner Elisabeth Brownell is featured in Taos Ski Valley's famous book 'Ski Pioneers' and offers warm hospitality to guests at the Brownell Chalet. Some guests have been returning every year for over 40 years. Elisabeth herself worked for the Ski Valley founder Ernie Blake in 1962 for two winters and here met her late husband Tom Brownell. In 1968 newly married Tom and Elisabeth bought the historical “Thunderbird Lodge” and built this chalet during the beginnings of Taos Ski Valley. Elisabeth shares her wealth of knowledge of the ski valley, its founders, her enthusiasm for skiing and her love of the mountains. Elisabeth speaks English, German and French, as well as a bit of Spanish She pursues many other interests such as dancing Tango and Salsa, windsurfing, hiking, biking, traveling, and studying languages.
Why the Owner Chose Taos Ski Valley:
World class skiing within the unique culture of the Northern New Mexico Rockies. Ideal climate with many sunny days and blue skies.
The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
Fabulous skiing and snowboarding in the winter; variety of runs from beginner to expert! Renown ski school with special programs and discount rates in January and early February. Famous ski school begun by founder Ernie Blake features children's programs from infants to junior elites. Uncrowded hiking and biking in the summer just steps away from the chalet.
- Primary: 575.776.2625
Early snowfall October 6, 2011
Bird's Nest Suite living room
One Bedroom Apartment: kitchen and dining sun-room
One Bedroom Apartment: bedroom with king bed
Lunch on balcony at end of ski season
Just steps from the base area lift.
Brownell Chalet, Fresh powder on a bluebird day
View of Al's Run and Snakedance on a powder day from the Brownell Chalet.
View of Al's run and Snakedance from Bird's Nest Suite
One Bedroom Apartment: living room
Elisabeth Brownell, hostess and mountain enthusiast
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