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Architect's Space, Taos Plaza, 2-7 Guests

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Last updated: 07/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Taos apartment description

Architect's Space, downtown. Upstairs in the old Taos Santistevan Family Winter Residence is a sleek comfortable 2 bedroom apartment overlooking the courtyard and fountain of Antonio's restaurant. This apartment was once a part of the office of Living Designs Group Architects. One master bedroom and another bedroom consisting of a lower full bunk and a twin up top. Washer dryer, eat in kitchen, small porch off one bedroom and large porch out front door. Italian leather, 800 thread count linens, organic king mattress. Excellent location for skiing in the winter or rafting and hiking in the summer, for strolling the galleries or walking around town in the eve.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Massage
      • Private Chef


      • Non Smoking Only:

        No Smoking allowed in the apartment or on the property. Please pick up your butts if you smoke on the street and put them in trash outside....moreless

      • Children Welcome:

        The apartment is clean and great for children, however there are the stairs outside the front door....moreless

      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Events Allowed

      Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 5-8

      • Bedroom 2: 1 bunk bed

        lower full bunk and a twin up top...moreless

      • Bedroom 1: 1 king


      • Master Bedroom with small porch overlooking courtyard. Sink and mirror in master bedroom as well....moreless

      Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

      • Bathroom 1: shower, toilet


      • Shower, toilet, sink

      Kitchen & Dining

      • Kitchen:

        fully equiped: coffee maker, pots and pans, spices, plates, tart pan, baking dishes, tart pan, le creuset pan, french press, mircowave (for those who use them) toaster and oven....moreless

      • Pantry Items:

        Salt, Pepper, spices. Can also have groceries delivered prior to arrival....moreless

      • Dining:

        Eat in Kitchen, see photos. One can also eat outside on the porch...moreless

      • Microwave:

        Can be kept on the counter or in the cupboard...moreless


      • Parking:

        metered parking outside front gate, 9-6. Free at night and Sundays. Free parking around the block, 2 minute walk....moreless

      • Linens Provided:

        Beds are made upon arrival. Extra Linens in closet...moreless

      • Living Room:

        tv, desk, couches to seat 6 at one time...moreless

      • Air Conditioning:

        yes, guest sets temperature...moreless

      • Babysitter
      • Hair Dryer
      • Iron & Board

      Other Amenities

          • Come to lovely Taos and stay central en ville!



              Outdoor Features

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Yes! The best in the country in my opinion!...moreless

              • Bicycles:

                a bike is available upon request...moreless

              • Deck / Patio
              • Balcony


              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View:

                    One can see Taos Mountain from the porch and the Master Bedroom....moreless


                  • Churches
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Ski Lift Privileges
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Golf
                  • Hunting
                  • Tennis
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Hiking
                  • Rafting
                  • Fishing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Medical Services
                  • Library
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Boating
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Hot Air Ballooning


                  Write a review 5
                  from 8 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Dec 10 - Jan 7, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $225 $250
                  Thu, Fri, Sat
                  My Standard Rate
                  1 night min stay
                  $150 $150
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $750 $2,800

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Pet Fee $100
                  • cleaning $100 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 13.188%


                  $150 per night for 4 people. $35 per person for the fifth person and each after that unless special deal is made.

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                  Last updated: 07/01/2014
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                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  20 minutes to Taos Airport

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Fabulous downtown apartment, walk to restaurants in the eve and stroll historic downtown. Taos Ski Valley is 20 minutes and Rafting the Rio Grande is 20 minutes away too. Two yoga studios are within walking distance of apartment, or take a photo tour with local photographer. Visit the Taos Pueblo, just 10 minutes away.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2008

                  About the owner: My husband Doug and I met in Taos in 1994. I was a potter and he had just graduated from Architecture School in Cincinnati. We built an Earthship, had babies, I began Taos Clay (a community Clay Studio) and Doug joined Living Designs Group Architects. My Daughter and I rode horses together for many years, now both of our children, Emma and Jon Clay, compete on skis in Big Mountain Freeride and Slopestyle Freeride. We all spend a good part of the winter traveling to ski areas around the country and even to Canada this past season. We raft and climb and trail run in the warmer months, and sometimes even in the colder months too.

                  Why the Owner Chose Taos:
                  We bought this property because it is one of the most beautiful downtown historic properties in Taos. A two story, territorial hacienda with a fountain in the courtyard where there was once a community well. Rumor says it was at one time a brothel with tunnels running below it during prohibition. Mixed use: there is a thriving restaurant downstairs and an Architecture office upstairs, creating a property that is used so many hours of each day. Hollyhocks dorn the courtyard throughout the summer and tulips and daffodils line the walkways in the spring.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  Besdies the excellent location, this place has sweet furnishings! Italian leather furniture, high end rugs, french press, coffee, half and half and a bottle of wine. This is our guest house so why not spend a little more and furnish how I would like our own house to be furnished? So I did: High thread count, 100% cotton linens, king size organic mattress, Ralph Lauren duvet covers and lovely, insulating blinds through which the light gently passes.

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                  Speaks: french



                  • Winter


                  • living room, smart tv

                    living room, smart tv

                  • master bedroom with porch

                    master bedroom with porch

                  • bunk room

                    bunk room

                  • Upstairs in Historic Downtown Taos

                    Upstairs in Historic Downtown Taos

                  • front door, wood worker Ted Runge

                    front door, wood worker Ted Runge

                  • living room

                    living room

                  • bunk room: full below, twin up top

                    bunk room: full below, twin up top

                  • laundry, bosch machines :)

                    laundry, bosch machines :)

                  • entry way pots

                    entry way pots

                  VRBO #473750

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

                  $150 - $250 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 07/01/14
                  Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
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