Taos - Private Hillside Adobe Overlooking Town with 360 Mountain Views
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Taos house description
Beautiful Adobe home, located on a hillside overlooking the town of Taos. Large open concept home, perfect for dinners. Large wrap around portal (porch) with several outdoor areas for relaxing. Relax and enjoy the sunset from the Portal, the outdoor fireplace area, or from the hot tub on the Ramada, which is accessible by a small bridge that spans the Arroyo.
The views stretch from the Divisidero in the Carson National Forest, to the Taos Pueblo Mountains, to Colorado, to San Antonio Mountain and all the way south to the Pedernal. At night, enjoy the views of the stars and the town as it lights up below you. The house is located in a Pinon forest on a private road, and is less than 5 minutes from Taos Plaza.
The home was built 6 years ago, so it boasts classic Adobe style with modern systems and amenities. The master bedroom and primary guest bedroom are at opposite ends of the house, providing privacy. An office contains a high end sleeper sofa, if additional space is required. The kitchen is spacious, open to the main living and dining area, and well outfitted with quality cookware and appliances. Other amenities include
. High Speed Wireless
. High Def, flat panel TV's in the Living Room, Guest BR, and Office
. Satellite TV, with several movie channels
. Hot Tub
. 2 Car Garage
. Flagstone floors with Radiant Heat (Warm in winter, Cool in Summer)
. Washer and Dryer
. Gas Grill
. Fireplace in Living Room
- 2300 sq. ft.
- 1 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Dishes & Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Towels Provided
- Linens Provided
Pool & Spa
- Hot Tub
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Outdoor Grill
- Deck / Patio
- Tourist Attractions
- Sports & Activities
- Away From It All
- Mountain Biking
- Cross Country Skiing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Whitewater Rafting
- Scenic Drives
- Live Theater
- Medical Services
- Fly Fishing
- Water Tubing
- Massage Therapist
ReviewsWrite a review
Couldn't be more perfect for Taos!
Couldn't be more perfect for Taos!
This house has everything you could want or need. First off, the view is more than amazing; it sits on a hill overlooking Taos and the panorama must be at least 25 to 50 miles deep and wide. The house itself is fantastic; it has a covered wrap-around patio with 2 dining areas, one of which is covered. There is a separate area (across a bridge over an arroyo) with a hot tub and another sitting/dining area. The inside of the house has a beautiful, well-equipped kitchen which opens up to a large family room with a larger dining table. The master bedroom is great and the master bath is amazing. The second bedroom and bathroom fit in well with the house. It is also only a 5 minute drive to Central Taos and easily accessible to Angel Fire or anywhere else in the Taos area. We didn't want to leave!
- Guest Mark T.
- Date of stay 08/31/13
- Review Submitted 09/06/13
Recommended for: Sightseeing, age 55+, families with teenagers, romantic getaway.
The house was great and stay could not have been better. Nice get away. The location is perfect, close to town butnot too close. We will be back,
- Guest Brian K.
- Date of stay 08/16/13
- Review Submitted 08/22/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, adventure seekers, sightseeing, pet owners.
Great house to stay
Great house to stay
My family recently stayed in the property for 5 days and thoroughly enjoyed the house. Everything is high end and very comfortable. The outdoor patios were wonderful with amazing views. There are three separate areas you can have a sit down meal outdoors! There were plenty of plates, glasses and general cookware required to prepare meals each day. The kitchen is beautiful. Beds were comfortable and the pull out couch has an excellent mattress. We did make good use of the hot tub after several hiking trips. The house is just outside of town on a hill overlooking town with great views. The trip to town is about a five minute drive. The grounds are great to explore, as it is fairly private.
- Guest Mary D.
- Date of stay 07/17/13
- Review Submitted 07/26/13
Recommended for: Sightseeing, families with teenagers.
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3 night min stay
- Cleaning Fee: $50
- Pet Fee: $50
- Refundable Damage Deposit: $500
- Taxes Included
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Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We are Todd and Denise and came to Taos 6 years ago. We decided to spend our Winters here. We are active in the outdoors and love that there is always something going on in town.
Why the Owner Chose Taos:
The house sits in a private neighborhood on a hillside and overlooks the town of Taos. It is 2 miles from the Taos Plaza. The area offers many activities: . Hiking - Many hiking trails are within a mile of the house. The neighborhood borders Carson National Forest and there are there is even more on the way up to the Taos Ski Valley or on the way to Angel Fire. . Mountain Biking - The South Boundary Trail ends a little over a mile away. Central access to hit the Downhill trails at Angel Fire, the easier Riff Valley trail area south of town, the West Rim and Horsethief up north and many others. . Swimming - the Taos pool is minutes away and great for lap and open swimming . Fishing - World class fly fishing, with several shops with guide service in town. . Skiing and Boarding - Taos Ski Valley is 20 miles away offering world class skiing at a great value. Ranked in the top 20 of US Resorts by Ski Magazine and 4th for Advanced Skiing. Plenty of Novice and Intermediate runs, and we've allowed snowboarders for the past 5 years. . Galleries and Museums - A wide variety of galleries and artisans in town. The Harwood and Millicent Rogers museums have excellent collections of New Mexican art and shows throughout the year. The Taos Center for the Arts (TCA) has live performances, simulcasts, movies and art showings. . Live Music - 5+ live venues every night. The Adobe Bar has free shows that start early, and the Cantena, KTAO, and Taos Mesa Brewery all have entertainment nightly. . Restaurants - A great assortment of Southwest cuisine, running from green chili cheeseburgers to high end restaurants. . Breweries - We boast 3 local breweries and all are very different. Eskes and the Ale House in town, and the Taos Mesa Brewery is worth the 7 mile drive. Our central location provides easy access to the many activities that Taos has to offer.
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View of the house from across the arroyo
House overlooks Taos
Dinner with views on the ramada
Sunset from the porch
Mountain views from the hot tub
Open concept living area is perfect for dinners and relaxing indoors
Fireplace in the living room
Guest bedroom gets morning sunshine
Guest Bathroom has views from the shower
Rio Grand Gorge is nearby
Taos ski valley is 20 miles. This was taken the same weekend as the Bike photo!
3 Bedroom, 2 bath, with 2 car garage
Front entrance gets morning sun
Private ramada with lots of seating
Fireplace dining area on the patio
A bridge spans the arroyo from the hosue to the Ramada
Just one of the views from the Portal
The kitchen opens out to the living area, so the chef is not left out of the fun
Master bedroom with attached bath
Office with TV and Sleeper Sofa
Master Bath, has two sink areas and a large shower with morning sun
There are many mountain biking trails and some you can ride to from the house
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