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Picturesque Adobe Home with Amazing Vistas Close to Downtown Taos

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Comfortable leather seating adjacent to TV, fireplace, and wet bar

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Last updated: 12/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Taos house description

This very large house (3500 sq ft) will accomodate up to 15 visitors. Has the feel of the out doors, since it is located amidst 20 acres of scenic views but with short distance to down town areas. Recently retired health care professional/masseuse, (kids are grown) wanting to have others experience the joy of Taos living while he is gone to timeshares at other locations. Need a get away from Albuquerque or some other crowded metropolis? Just pack a small case of clothes and come ready to share my home away from home in the magical Land of Enchantment. Santa Fe has nothing on Taos (except for crowds.) A 900 year old pueblo and museums that chronicle its history on the Santa Fe Trail. This part of the southwest is much older than the rest of the United States. Kit Carson is buried in our local cemetary. A 650 foot bridge spans the Rio Grande River leaves you with vistas that are similar to the Grande Canyon. Had the best snow in the southern Rockies last season.

Keywords: Large Hacienda, trimmed w/Cedar and other woods, vigas, isolated but close to town, hiking, galleries, full kitchen seats 12 comfortably, spacious rooms, value but sumptuous.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Massage

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome:

                video games, internet tv, basketball hoop, foosball table, board games, and VCR as well as DVD library...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                We have the beautiful vistas of NM skies to occupy you while you are smoking outside on one of the porches....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                pets allowed with prior permission and additional damage/cleaning deposit...moreless

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 14-15

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Bedroom 4

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              • Other (See Description)

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              • Queen size Beds (3) three bedrooms have this size bed, Double Beds (1) antique bedroom suit for master bedroom., Sleeper Futons and queen and full sized sleeper sofa with Memory Foam pads add comfort after skiing or hiking. Total of 7 queen sized or full sized beds all with great mattresses....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Outside Fenced Kennel w/doghouse,wet bar (not including liquor), hot tub inside house off master bedroom. (Pet fees are an additional charge with separate contract and deposits.)...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Games:

                    cards, dominos, chips, board games...moreless

                  • Music Library:

                    over 100 CDs and cassettes...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    55 inch Sharp Quatro with internet connection in 700 sq ft living room adjacent to fireplace. Master bedroom has Dish Satellite w/DVR setup....moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    surround sound in living room and one bedroom...moreless

                  • Television:

                    50 in HD TV w/ surround sound and wifi Blue Ray gives access to NetFlix, etc in one bedroom, while TV w/VCR provides entertainment in another bedroom...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Video Game Console:

                    to keep the teenagers occupied...moreless

                  • Video Games:

                    miscellaneous...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    DVDs, CDs and VCR...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Golf Course Front:

                    golf course is located within 1 mile of this property...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    totally unobstructed view of Taos Mountain out the back door of this high altitude adobe property. cool in the summertime, warm in the winter...moreless

                  • Resort:

                    Wyndham Fechin Inn is near Kit Carson Park and has one of the Southwest's largest collection of Russian artworks....moreless

                  • Village:

                    Taos Pueblos, which has been here for over 900 years, is a short drive from this location....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Ski Lift Privileges
                  • Ski Privileges Optional
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    8 foot kitchen table for sit down dining and an additional 4 ft diameter table for smaller seating. also bar stools for extra countertop seating...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 15 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    central heating is a backup to this solar and woodstove based wintertime heating system. multiple ceiling fans and indoor hot tub for added humidity to overcome dry arid climate...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    Century link high speed...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    extra large capacity...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Wood is included in stay....moreless

                  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                    punching bag on front porch and basketball hoop in drive...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    natural gas baseboard heat is primary heating with 3 therostatic zones...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Bedding, towels for showers and hot tub are all provided...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    700 sq ft of space with couches, recliners and large screen internet tv...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    situated on one and 1/2 acres allows for unlimited parking...moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    located on 1 &1/2 acre and surrounded by 20 acres of pastureland...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    no long distance but surrounding ski areas are all local calls (Angel Fire, Red River, Sipapu, and TSV)...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    hot tub has own towels and both bathrooms stocked with 15-20 towels each...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    extra large capacity...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    thoughout house via Century Link password protected...moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    heatalator blower and glass doors...moreless

                  • Wood Stove:

                    glass doors and kinetic fan to enhance ambience...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    will provide holiday meals for additional cost...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    12 cup programmable Cuisinart...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    bread machine, cast iron and copper bottom pots and pans w every kitchen appliance and utensil imaginable....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    fully stocked with place settings for 12 and every kitchen utensil possible...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Bosch stainless steel with ultra quiet operation...moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    microwave, blenders, juicers, coffee grinder, etc to enhance your comfort...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven:

                    capacity to cook entire Christmas or Thanksgiving dinner in this extra large oven....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    full sized 23 cu ft with freezer. also has drink fridge located in bar area of living room...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    self cleaning gas stove with cast iron burners....moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    650 sq ft covered front porch, flagstone which allows for unlimited storage of skis when off the mountain. 450 sq ft back porch for viewing Taos Mountain...moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    propane and charcoal...moreless

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    Limited amounts of sledding equipment and sledding slope is 10 minute drive to US Hill. (Owner will direct.)...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Big Bertha inner tubing down the Rio Grande with paddles and life jackets (wet suits.)...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    adjacent to master bedroom accessible from outside via french doors if occupants of master BR need privacy...moreless

                  • Shared Hot Tub:

                    6 person tub adjacent to master bedroom with soothing lighting and massaging jets. This is far and away the most highly rated commodity in this location. (5 out of 7 reviewers have rated it 5+)...moreless

                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Christmas/New Year
                  Dec 19 - Jan 5, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $369 $389
                  Fri, Sat
                  Spring Break
                  Mar 9 - Mar 29, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $299 $329
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,799
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $199 $289
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,599

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • cleaning fee for more than 8 persons $200
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  cleaning fee ($150-200.) may apply if less than 4 nights or MORE THAN EIGHT PEOPLE.

                  PET DEPOSITS required


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 12/09/2014
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                  Location

                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Sagebrush Inn
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Taos Country Club
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  518
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Martina's Restarant
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Sipapu Ski Area

                  Car: Necessary

                  Taos Ski Valley is the premier ski area in the Southern Rockies and is located 45 minutes from this location. There are four other ski areas within the surrounding Sangre de Christo area (Red River, Angel Fire, Sipapu, and Ski Santa Fe.) In fact, Sipapu which is the smallest and most family friendly is only 15 minutes away via one of the most scenic roads in Northern New Mexico (Highway 518.). In summertime there are hiking trails within short distance. The Santa Fe National Forest is within walking distance of this property. Taos cultural events like art galleries, live theatre, museums (Kit Carson), and plaza based dances are all things that can be done under the wonderful blue skies. Many visitors come for the cool temperatures in summer (max 85 with very little humidity) or head to the even cooler temperatures as you go up onto the mountain peaks that surround the community. Eagle Nest lake and Abiquiu lake are both located within an hour of town. Rio Grande River is near. Most recent snow fall 12/14/2012. Lots of fresh powder. Get your skis ready

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1995

                  About the owner: Massage Therapist/Homeopath/Pharmacist who loves to travel (4 to 5 times a year.) I build custom furniture which is used throughout the house. Homeowner has lived within this community for 40 years and loves to share his favorite places with visiting guests. I grew up in Albuquerque and am originally from the Wichita Falls, Texas area. Highland High School was my alma mater as was UNM. I have a girlfriend who also owns rental properties, so we just go to one of our other places when someone uses this house. I also have platinum status with Wyndham so I can travel to or rent my timeshare access if requested by friends or renters. Also, have a 16 foot travel trailer if camping out is your cup of tea.

                  Why the Owner Chose Taos:
                  I have been a Professional in Taos since 1974 and am available to give you insight into how to be a visitor but be as knowledgeable as a local. I will do in call massage on demand.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  I use wood fires and solar panels as a SUPPLEMENT to heat this house in the winter, so it is very energy efficient. The wood in this house will amaze you (vigas, floors, cedar cabinets and beams.) Located within walking distance of the most photographed church (St Frances of Asisi) in northern NM you are adjacent to National Forest, Ranchos Plaza, or downtown activities.


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                  Photos

                  • Comfortable leather seating adjacent to TV, fireplace, and wet bar

                    Comfortable leather seating adjacent to TV, fireplace, and wet bar

                  • 2nd bedroom offers light and warm wood tones from cherry desk and oak floors

                    2nd bedroom offers light and warm wood tones from cherry desk and oak floors

                  • Bird's eye maple cabinetry complements pecan master bedroom furniture

                    Bird's eye maple cabinetry complements pecan master bedroom furniture

                  • satillo tile in second bathroom accentuates hacienda southwest style

                    satillo tile in second bathroom accentuates hacienda southwest style

                  • Numerous skylights and clearstories throughout this 3400 sq.ft. hacienda

                    Numerous skylights and clearstories throughout this 3400 sq.ft. hacienda

                  • relief carving of Ranchos church and love seat entering bathroom area

                    relief carving of Ranchos church and love seat entering bathroom area

                  • 9 cords of wood ready to feed the fireplace or the wood stove

                    9 cords of wood ready to feed the fireplace or the wood stove

                  • downhill and cross country skiis ready for the fresh powder that just arrived

                    downhill and cross country skiis ready for the fresh powder that just arrived

                  • Step out the back door to view the serenity of Taos Mountain and the NM skies

                    Step out the back door to view the serenity of Taos Mountain and the NM skies

                  • Right after snow fall in Dec 2012.  Large porch allows ski storage without mess

                    Right after snow fall in Dec 2012. Large porch allows ski storage without mess

                  • View of Taos Mountain from backyard

                    View of Taos Mountain from backyard

                  • Another ski area 45 minutes from house in Red River

                    Another ski area 45 minutes from house in Red River

                  • Kitchen, dining area seats up to 14 for holiday get togethers

                    Kitchen, dining area seats up to 14 for holiday get togethers

                  • Hot tub room off master BR has massage table and double French doors facing West

                    Hot tub room off master BR has massage table and double French doors facing West

                  • Library bedroom has queen bed & futon queen as sofa or bed

                    Library bedroom has queen bed & futon queen as sofa or bed

                  • Double sinks and warm Mexican tile in shared master bath

                    Double sinks and warm Mexican tile in shared master bath

                  • spacious livingroom with wet bar adjacent to internet connected 55 inch TV

                    spacious livingroom with wet bar adjacent to internet connected 55 inch TV

                  • Front of house features large 650 sq ft front porch that is a cool breezeway.

                    Front of house features large 650 sq ft front porch that is a cool breezeway.

                  • Spacious entryway with glass front woodstove leading into 700 sq ft living room

                    Spacious entryway with glass front woodstove leading into 700 sq ft living room

                  • lots of firewood keeps fireplace and wood stove toasty in the winter time

                    lots of firewood keeps fireplace and wood stove toasty in the winter time

                  • Just after a recent snow fall in the Taos Valley in an adjacent field.

                    Just after a recent snow fall in the Taos Valley in an adjacent field.

                  • Taos Ski Valley is one of the premier ski areas in the Rockies.  Al's Run.

                    Taos Ski Valley is one of the premier ski areas in the Rockies. Al's Run.

                  • view of St Francis of Assisi Church (most photographed church in North America

                    view of St Francis of Assisi Church (most photographed church in North America

                  VRBO #387322

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                  $199 - $389 per night (USD)
                  11

                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 15

                  View calendar: Updated 12/09/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Response rate: 90%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/09/2014
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