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Secluded Luxurious Mountain Home with Stunning 360º Views on 3.5 Private Acres!

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Handsome Alto Salto on 3.5 private acres

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Last updated: 03/21/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Taos house description

Alto Salto, a 3300 square foot luxury custom adobe home, situated on 3.5 private acres backing to national forest in the prestigious El Salto area of Taos, is easily accessible between downtown and the ski valley. The home has stunning 360 degree views, crowned by magnificent mountains and colorful sunsets. There is world-class hiking out the back door! This is a wonderful home with every comfort for guests.

Taos is a unique vacation destination in the American Southwest, with fantastic restaurants, art galleries, museums, white water rafting and fly fishing on the Rio Grande, skiing, hiking and biking, and the Taos Pueblo with native culture and architecture to experience.


The owners use this house regularly, so it is extremely well maintained and comfortable, and continuous upgrades are made. There is a complimentary cleaning service at the end of your stay. You can make arrangements for additional housekeeping services during your stay for additional fees.

4WD is required during the winter months!!

Property Type

  • House
  • 3100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            There is a separate family room for kids to play ping-pong, play games, watch movies and listen to music. Kids love exploring the woods and streams nearby the house. There are great hiking trials with a short drive; a 1/4 mile hike to a waterfall and a longer hike to a box canyon. Kids adore Taos Cow, and ice cream shop on a stream in the nearby village of Arroyo Seco, and swimming year round at Northside Recreation Center. ...moreless

          • Pets Considered
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking is fine out of doors!...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

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          • Family Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • There are two bedrooms on the main level. One has a queen bed and twin daybed, with doors opening onto the patio with hot tub. The second bedroom has lovely wooded views and a king bed. Upstairs, there is a 900 square foot master suite with wrap around porch, and a king bed with an enormous skylight where you can fall asleep under the stars. The master suite has a sunken jetted tub and steam shower, a seating area with fireplace and a large flat wide screen TV with DVD and cable. The home also has a queen sofa bed in the family room, a baby crib and a queen air mattress....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • The home has 1000 books, videos and games. There is stunning original art, luxury linens, including high thread cotton sheets and down comforters, a sub-zero refrigerator and professional stove and gas cook-top. There is a living room with full stereo, large flat screen TV, DVD, VCR and cable as well as a family room, also with stereo, TV, DVD, VCR and cable. This is the perfect spot for a family party or gathering of friends! Alto Salto has radiant floor heating and is cool in the summer at 8200 feet altitude. There are fans if you need them. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Audio Tape Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Video Library:

                There is a library of videos and DVDs at the house for guests enjoyment....moreless

              • DVD Player:

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              • Game Room
              • Toys

              Theme

                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Forests
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Health/Beauty Spa

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Resort
                  • Mountain View:

                    There are incredible 360 degree views of mountains and no houses nearby. The property abutts national wildlife area. There is always a fresh breeze gently blowing though the ponderosa and pinon pines on the property....moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Kayaking
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Rafting
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hunting
                  • Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                      • Dining Room

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Wood Fireplace:

                            (2) The home has two handsome kiva wood burning fireplaces; one in the living room and one in the master bedroom....moreless

                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Firewood
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Security System
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Telephone:

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                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided:

                            Luxury high-thread count sheets, fine towels, down comforters...moreless

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Fireplace
                          • Parking
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Parking Off Street:

                            Parking available next to the house at the top of the private driveway....moreless

                          • Internet
                          • Wireless Internet:

                            WiFi is available throughout the house and outdoor patio....moreless

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Included

                              Kitchen

                              • Kitchen:

                                There is a subzero refrigerator, professional gas stove, microwave, blender, toaster, coffee maker and bean grinder, cooking and baking pans, spices, laundered table linens, handsome dishes, breakfast bar, extra bar sink....moreless

                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Grill
                              • Blender
                              • Coffee Grinder
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Lobster Pot
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Stove
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Freezer
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave

                              Outside

                              • Lawn / Garden
                              • Terrace
                              • Balcony:

                                The master suite has a wrap-around balcony....moreless

                              • Barbecue
                              • Beach Towels
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Patio
                              • Deck / Patio:

                                The stone patio has two oversized shade umbrellas, lounge chairs, benches, outdoor eating tables and chairs facing unparalleled views....moreless

                              • Outdoor Grill

                              Payment Type

                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard

                              Pool / Spa

                              • Jetted Tub:

                                There is a sunken jetted tub in the upstairs master suite. There is also a steam shower....moreless

                              • Spa Whirlpool
                              • Outdoor Hot Tub
                              • Steam Shower
                              • Hot Tub:

                                There is an outdoor hot-tub seating 6 on the patio facing breathtaking views....moreless

                              • Whirlpool
                               

                              Reviews

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Summer
                              Jun 16 - Oct 31, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              $325
                              $1,925
                              Low Season
                              Nov 1 - Nov 23, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              $275
                              $1,750
                              Thanksgiving
                              Nov 24 - Dec 1, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              $325
                              $1,750
                              Low Season
                              Dec 2 - Dec 17, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              $275
                              $1,750
                              Christmas
                              Dec 18 - Dec 26, 2014
                              5 night min stay
                              $650
                              $4,095
                              New Years
                              Dec 27 - Jan 5, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              $650
                              $4,095
                              Ski Season
                              Jan 6 - Mar 5, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $325
                              $1,950
                              March Spring Break
                              Mar 6 - Mar 23, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              $500
                              $3,150
                              Ski Season
                              Mar 24 - Mar 31, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $325
                              $1,950
                              My Standard Rate
                              3 night min stay
                              $275

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                              • Tax Rate 10%

                              Notes:

                              Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

                              We are happy to work with potential guests on specific budgets and offer deeper discounts for longer stays and smaller groups. Please contact us with any questions and offers. All offers are graciously considered!

                              We accept all major credit card and checks.

                              We take 50% down at the time of booking and the other half is due 30 days prior to arrival.


                              This owner accepts: Credit cards.
                              Always make sure to call the number on the listing to confirm payment details. Only pay using credit card, PayPal, check or direct bank transfer. NEVER pay by cash or instant money transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. Learn more


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                              Location

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                              Car: Necessary

                              Other Activities: Property backs up to National Forest/Wildlife area

                              Golf: Taos has a very beautiful and challenging 18 hole, full service golf course and clubhouse on the south side of town that welcomes visitors.

                              Ski: Alto Salto is approximately 9 miles from Taos Ski Mountain, a world class ski resort. Taos has one of the best ski schools in North America and has full day care services for kids. Known for its challenging black diamond terrain, Taos also has many groomed blue and green runs and excellent food.

                               

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                              Speaks: english

                               

                              Photos

                              • Handsome Alto Salto on 3.5 private acres

                                Handsome Alto Salto on 3.5 private acres

                              • Great room - living room , dining area, kitchen, sunroom sitting area

                                Great room - living room , dining area, kitchen, sunroom sitting area

                              • Gourmet kitchen

                                Gourmet kitchen

                              • Patio View facing north

                                Patio View facing north

                              • Master bedroom, view of fireplace and wrap-around porch

                                Master bedroom, view of fireplace and wrap-around porch

                              • Queen ben, downstairs Bedroom #1 with walkout to patio

                                Queen ben, downstairs Bedroom #1 with walkout to patio

                              • Quiet, lovely downstairs Bedroom #2

                                Quiet, lovely downstairs Bedroom #2

                              • Cozy reading alcove

                                Cozy reading alcove

                              • Library, ping pong, den room with sleeper sofa.

                                Library, ping pong, den room with sleeper sofa.

                              • Flowers in Garden on a Sunny Day

                                Flowers in Garden on a Sunny Day

                              • Living room

                                Living room

                              • dining area

                                dining area

                              • Master bedroom, California king under skylight

                                Master bedroom, California king under skylight

                              • Gorgeous renovated Master Bath

                                Gorgeous renovated Master Bath

                              • Day Bed that turns into a Twin Bed, downstairs Bedroom #1

                                Day Bed that turns into a Twin Bed, downstairs Bedroom #1

                              • The neigh-bors

                                The neigh-bors

                              • South View, Rio Grande in distance

                                South View, Rio Grande in distance

                              VRBO #64978

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                              This listing was first published here in 2005.

                              Date last modified - Monday, April 14, 2014

                              $275 - $650 per night (USD)
                              5

                              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 10

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                              Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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