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Casita Juliet

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Last updated: 11/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Taos cottage description

Casita Juliet has it all for the single traveler or couple. Located on a quiet, downtown street and five minute walk to the Plaza. It is a one bedroom (Queen) little home with a well equipped kitchen, separate eating area, large living room ( couch could sleep one additional guest or child comfortably). It is decorated in my style of antiques, art and whimsy. This is the newest of my five Taos rentals and will soon prove to be as popular as the rest. Folks just seem to love my 'Melissiana' style.

Casita Juliet has all new appliances, dishes and kitchenware, towels and bedding in a charming intimate yet roomy little house. It has two outdoor living areas and of course a ridiculous number of plants--a signature of mine...

Although there are two homes on this property, both have a feeling of privacy with separate off street parking, garden and outdoor living spaces.

Casita Juliet can also be combined with the main house 'Casa Madre' as a family compound for a larger group of up to 12.

The property is fenced and pet friendly. ( No pet fee)


EXCITING NEWS!!! Casita Juliet and main home Casa Madre (Vrbo 482097) were chosen to be on this summers Taos Home & Garden Tour. From foreclosures to Garden Tour quality. Quite a compliment to me and my style. It just shows folks that you do not have to be wealthy to be on the tour. A good eye, a house with good bones, a bit of money, a LOT of work and a sense of creativity and whimsy... Too much fun showing off what I do to 500!

PLEASE NOTE: although my calendar may show reserved dates, please contact me. I have a total of ELEVEN (soon to be 12) Vacation rentals in Taos with accommodations for any size group.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Massage


              • Non Smoking Only
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


              • Sunny bedroon with Queen bed and unique headboard. Good reading lamps, saltillo tile floor and turquoise robes for two!...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Leave your hairdryer home!...moreless

              • Very Southwestern with Mexican tile details and saltillo tile floor. Nice big turquoise towells and fun stuff to check out. Wait till you see my art on the door......moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • I just know you will love Casita Juliet! It's a very special home away from home in Taos....moreless



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


                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                      • Downtown:

                        five minute walk to Taos Plaza through old, historic neighborhood...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Hiking
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Hunting
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Rafting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Ski Lift Privileges
                      • Ski Privileges Optional
                      • Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Whitewater Rafting


                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 2 people


                      • Air Conditioning:

                        This is Taos. I have screens on all windows, screen door and guarantee you will want that down comforter even in July!...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Dryer sheets too if you like them ...moreless

                      • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                        No, but guest passes available at my gym nearby are available...moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        Electric baseboard and fun kitchen cozy heater...moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Top of the line sheets, cotton blankets, down comforter and pretty quilt...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        Large couch (with bedding for a third guest) flat screen tv, reading material and if you can believe it, a record player with my collection from 60's & 70's. May bring back my 45's when I visit mom.....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Private--two cars easy and off street...moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Turquoise of course and extras too...moreless

                      • Washing Machine:

                        Stacker--detergent and softener--even iron & board...moreless


                      • Coffee Maker:

                        and filters...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        If I don't have it, you probably won't need it......moreless

                      • Kitchen:

                        Small, but lots of counter space and well equipped for two including cookware, baking dishes, pasta pot, small roaster and more......moreless

                      • Microwave:

                        Right above the stove...moreless

                      • Oven:

                        Yes indeed and baking pans of all sizes...moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        All staples I could think of. Need curry powder, tabasco, or cinnamon? Yes. Even snacks for first night late arrival munchies......moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        Yes--new and ice. Lots of staples inside...moreless

                      • Stove:

                        I know. I hate electric stoves too, but......moreless

                      • Toaster


                      • Deck / Patio:

                        two outdoor patios with portal (porch) roofs--one flagstone and one saltillo tile. Perfect coffee, outdoor dining even in the rain and you are surrounded by flowers in season...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        gardens and pots everywhere! I'll just keep adding and filling in! I have a well developed green thumb (professional landscaper in a previous life)...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Small weber with charcoal, fluid, chimney starter and tools...moreless



                      Write a review 5
                      from 8 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Christmas/New Years
                      Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      My Standard Rate
                      1 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • cleaning fee $85
                      • Taxes Not included


                      cancellation policy: refund (minus $25 charge) if cancellation before 30 days of arrival date AND if property is rented for same dates

                      No pet fee, just slightly higher cleaning fee charged

                      Cancellation policy:

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

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                      Last updated: 11/27/2014
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                      150 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Albuquerque Sunport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Alley Cantina--short walk
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Taos Golf & Country Club-open to the public
                      100 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Lamy, New Mexico
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Taos Ski Valley
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      John Dunn Bridge on the Rio Grande

                      Car: Recommended

                      Taos has something for everyone. In a small town of less than 6,000 residents we boast great restaurants, galleries, museums shopping, a myriad of outdoor activities and of course the Taos Pueblo--longest occupied settlement in North America)


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2013

                      About the owner: Some women collect shoes or husbands. I seem to collect houses! I love buying old adobes, renovating them, furnishing and decorating then turn them into hugely popular vacation rentals Casita Juliet is my fifth home and has a wonderful story. This casita is part of a downtown compound and like the big house on the property (VRBO #482097) was in foreclosure for two years. I saw the potential of this property and am lucky enough to have a mother who at age 96 wanted to do something for me while she was still here to be part of it. I bought the two houses on this property in February 2013 and got to work. Casa Madre was finished in June and has proven to be a very popular rental. Casita Juliet while on the same property has a wonderful sense of privacy. It is separated from Casa Madre by two over the top garden areas, a latilla fence and has it's own private parking area. It is named for my dear friend Juliet who once lived there and is my garden helper and housekeeper. I love all five of my properties, but Casita Juliet is very special to me.

                      Why the Owner Chose Taos:
                      As I said earlier I do love buying old adobes, bringing them back to life and making improvements along the way. I fell in love with this property long before I bought it. I was friends with the owner and a fellow yard sale fanatic. When it came up for sale in a foreclosure I told my mom about it and as they say, the rest is history.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Casita Juliet is a 1000 sq. ft. complete little house for one person, a couple (or three since the living room couch is big and I have bedding for it) The remodel was fairly gruesome since it entailed removing the roof and raising the ceilings. The original ceilings were only a little over 6' and I'm 5'11' myself. Now the rooms are open and inviting, cozy, but not crowded, decorated with my antiques, art and sense of whimsy throughout. I saved what was charming and unique and repaired or replaced what was just not right or did not appeal to me. The kitchen is small, but well equipped. There is a separate eating area, and a utility room with a washer/dryer. There are two delightful, private outdoor areas under portals for dining or just relaxing. AND this property is just, a five minute walk to the downtown Plaza through a nice, historic neighborhood. I am a plant lover and in summer Casita Juliet is a garden wonderland with in ground plants and flowering pots everywhere. Even in winter you can enjoy all my indoor cactus and succulents in unique pots. No two alike and it's a container if it holds soil! Cowboy boot, oil can, saucepan, bucket... Another advantage to Casita Juliet is that combined with the main house Casa Madre and the Bunk House (so much fun!) this property can be a family compound and sleep 12. It is also fenced and pet friendly! Please note: even if my calendar shows a reservation for your requested dates, contact me. I have six listings on Vrbo and manage another5 also on Vrbo. Everything from one and two bedroom apartments to one, two and three bedroom homes, condos and even family compounds. I can find a rental for you!!!

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                      Speaks: english, english

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      • Welcome to Casita Juliet

                        Welcome to Casita Juliet

                      • compact yet complete kitchen

                        compact yet complete kitchen

                      • Room to create...

                        Room to create...

                      • Queen Bed

                        Queen Bed

                      • Love the tile!

                        Love the tile!

                      • Totally retro 'sound system'

                        Totally retro 'sound system'

                      • Anything is a planter...

                        Anything is a planter...

                      • A sunny plant corner

                        A sunny plant corner

                      • A peek at the larger house on the property, but everyone has privacy

                        A peek at the larger house on the property, but everyone has privacy

                      • FOR...


                      • Side portal (covered porch)

                        Side portal (covered porch)

                      • Kitchen--can you guess my favorite color???

                        Kitchen--can you guess my favorite color???

                      • Breakfast, lunch or dinner here is fun!

                        Breakfast, lunch or dinner here is fun!

                      • Bathroom with lots to look at

                        Bathroom with lots to look at

                      • Living room for cozy evenings or a third guest...

                        Living room for cozy evenings or a third guest...

                      • Love my flowers!

                        Love my flowers!

                      • Garden frenzy!!!

                        Garden frenzy!!!

                      • windowsill silliness

                        windowsill silliness

                      • JUST...


                      • FUN!!!


                      VRBO #490376

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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

                      $135 - $165 per night (USD)

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

                      View calendar: Updated 11/27/14
                      Minimum stay: 1-5 nights
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                      Member since: 2009
                      Speaks: english, english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 11/27/2014
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