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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.
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
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
Christmas/New Year Dec 19 - Jan 5, 2015 4 night min stay
$389 Fri, Sat
Spring Break Mar 9 - Mar 29, 2015 5 night min stay
$329 Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
$289 Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
cleaning fee for more than 8 persons$200
Property Damage Protection$49
cleaning fee ($150-200.) may apply if less than 4 nights or MORE THAN EIGHT PEOPLE.
PET DEPOSITS required
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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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
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.