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Alfred's House, Recently Renovated Authentic Historic Adobe Home and

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Front entry including optional casita on far left. House sleeps 8 casita sleeps3

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Last updated: 07/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The longtime home of the late Taos icon 'Alfred Hobbs'.

Alfred's house in Canon boasts a rich and dynamic history dating from the 1700's as the millsite and miller's house on the Rio Fernando de Taos. Alfred Hobb's life is the subject of the documentary film 'Driven' and his days as an archeologist and member of a Taos hippie commune have been chronicled. Alfred's unique woodwork is exhibited thoughout the house and casita.

The original adobe has evolved organically through several distinct eras. Both house and casita have recently been remodeled and are known as 'The Compound' which can be rented separately or together.

Four gas burning Kivas designed and built by Taos Pueblo War Chief Benito Sandoval warm the living room and bedrooms with romantic ambiance without the chore of building a fire. The casita's traditional historic kiva fireplace, now allowing candles only, still delights residents with glowing warmth and romantic ambiance.

The radiant floor heating is appreciated by guests, often commenting on the 'toasty quiet warmth'. The modern country kitchen features upgrade stainless appliances and original artwork by family artists Bill, Mary and Rachel from the California art world.

An authentic blend of tradition and comfort inside traditional Santa Fe/Taos coyote fencing (offering lots of privacy) is conveniently located a mile and a half (25 minute walk) from the Taos Plaza and is one block off Kit Carson Road .

The detached two car garage includes storage for activity gear: skiis, bikes, kayaks, etc.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outdoor only, agreeing to dispose of butts in water and throwing in trash not on the ground...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    memory foam...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    memory foam...moreless

  • casita/cabin: 1 queen

    memory foam...moreless

  • Guest bedroom main house: 1 king

    tempurpedic...moreless

  • high thread count linens and towels, fully equipped kitchen, hideaway queen sofa bed in living room...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • master bath: toilet, shower

    steam shower...moreless

  • guest bath: toilet, tub, shower

    big antique clawfoot tub...moreless

  • casita bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    big antique clawfoot tub...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    A peak at Taos Mountain peaks. A rare amenity for in town properties...moreless

  • Village:

    Walk ancient tree lined Kit Carson Road on side walk approximately 1 mile...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    12 miles. Taos Country Club - Open to the public...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaking is great sport on the Rio Grande River - Bring your own kayak or rent...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Taos Ski Valley 20 miles, Angel Fire 22 miles...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Nearby at 2 health spas...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in: $
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Seasonal Rate
Jul 1 - Sep 6, 2015
3 night min stay
$360
$2,070
Seasonal Rate
Oct 16 - Nov 23, 2015
3 night min stay
$250
$1,377
Seasonal Rate
Nov 24 - Dec 17, 2015
3 night min stay
$360
$2,070
Seasonal Rate
Dec 18 - Dec 28, 2015
4 night min stay
$645
$3,960
Seasonal Rate
Dec 29 - Jan 2, 2016
5 night min stay
$636
Seasonal Rate
Jan 3 - Mar 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$360
$2,070
Seasonal Rate
Mar 4 - Mar 19, 2016
3 night min stay
$660
$3,960
Seasonal Rate
Mar 20 - Apr 5, 2016
3 night min stay
$360
$2,070
Seasonal Rate
May 5 - Jun 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$250
$1,377

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Last updated: 07/02/2015
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Location

125 Miles
Nearest Airport
Taos 12 miles, Santa Fe 60 miles Albuquerque
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
El Monte Sagrado Spa Resort
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
Taos Counry Club
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
State Route 64
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
El Monte Sagrado - fine dining & great bar food
18 Miles
Nearest Ski
Taos Ski Valley

Car: Necessary

 

Manager info


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Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Front entry including optional casita on far left. House sleeps 8 casita sleeps3

    Front entry including optional casita on far left. House sleeps 8 casita sleeps3

  • Jumbo hot tub under jumbo 'Portal' for extended outdoor entertainment/gathering

    Jumbo hot tub under jumbo 'Portal' for extended outdoor entertainment/gathering

  • Living room kiva fireplace, flat big screen screen satellite TV, vita ceilings!

    Living room kiva fireplace, flat big screen screen satellite TV, vita ceilings!

  • Extra large King master bedroom with corner windows, saltillo tile floors, vigas

    Extra large King master bedroom with corner windows, saltillo tile floors, vigas

  • King guest bedroom offers computer table and wall to wall southwest ambiance

    King guest bedroom offers computer table and wall to wall southwest ambiance

  • King guest bedroom private covered patio for morning coffee or private escape

    King guest bedroom private covered patio for morning coffee or private escape

  • View from foyer / hall to living room and den bedroom

    View from foyer / hall to living room and den bedroom

  • Large 'Portal' (Spanish for covered patio) offers ample outdoor shaded living

    Large 'Portal' (Spanish for covered patio) offers ample outdoor shaded living

  • Alfred's optional casita/cabin for additional 2 adults and 2 small or 1 teen max

    Alfred's optional casita/cabin for additional 2 adults and 2 small or 1 teen max

  • (Cabin) Romantic, cozy Queen bedroom with Alfred's hand crafted tree shelving

    (Cabin) Romantic, cozy Queen bedroom with Alfred's hand crafted tree shelving

  • (OptionalCabin) Candle only kiva fireplace, view to private portal viga ceilings

    (OptionalCabin) Candle only kiva fireplace, view to private portal viga ceilings

  • Winter wonderland scene to attached cabin, cottage, casita front door

    Winter wonderland scene to attached cabin, cottage, casita front door

  • Lots of outdoor shaded covered living space morning, noon and night and rain!

    Lots of outdoor shaded covered living space morning, noon and night and rain!

  • Grand entry view to country kitchen, traditional historic southwest architecture

    Grand entry view to country kitchen, traditional historic southwest architecture

  • Sampling of extensive contemporary family art  throughout

    Sampling of extensive contemporary family art throughout

  • King master bedroom suite gas log kiva fireplace, lounge area + private patio

    King master bedroom suite gas log kiva fireplace, lounge area + private patio

  • King guest bedroom with gas log kiva fireplace showing door to private patio

    King guest bedroom with gas log kiva fireplace showing door to private patio

  • Fully equipped open gourmet stainless country kitchen & more southwest ambiance

    Fully equipped open gourmet stainless country kitchen & more southwest ambiance

  • Den bedroom state of the art Queen Comfort Sleeper sofa-see description below!!!

    Den bedroom state of the art Queen Comfort Sleeper sofa-see description below!!!

  • Intro to optional attached casita for 2A 1child Apricot tree included 'yum yum'!

    Intro to optional attached casita for 2A 1child Apricot tree included 'yum yum'!

  • Fold down leather sofa for 2 children + gas log fireplace for romantic ambiance

    Fold down leather sofa for 2 children + gas log fireplace for romantic ambiance

  • (Cabin) View from living room into country kitchen showing extensive art

    (Cabin) View from living room into country kitchen showing extensive art

  • Inviting kitchen with gas oven / range, compact stainless fridge, viga ceilings

    Inviting kitchen with gas oven / range, compact stainless fridge, viga ceilings

  • Winter scene to main house front entry - made to order perfect holiday ambiance

    Winter scene to main house front entry - made to order perfect holiday ambiance

VRBO #486243

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, July 02, 2015

$250 - $660 per night View calendar: Updated 07/02/15
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    11
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    House
Manager
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, spanish
  • Calendar last updated 07/02/2015
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