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Walk to Plaza, Romantic Adobe, King Bed, Hot Tub, Fireplace, a/C

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Living Room with Queen Sofabed. Mmm, that wood fire smells good.

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Last updated: 10/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Taos house description

You will love it here! Casa Montoya is a very romantic, charming adobe vacation rental house 3 blocks from historic Taos Plaza. The tall cottonwood trees in the backyard keep the house cool in summer and provide a graceful backdrop for the private hot tub. If it's too hot, we have a new A.C. Watch the stars in the private hot tub - there's a tall fence surrounding it.

The high-end furniture, including a KING bed guests rave about, is a suave mixing of old country charm and sophisticated comfortable furnishings designed by an award-winning designer from Paris. Cook a great meal in the big kitchen which is fully equipped, and let the dishwasher do the dishes - or walk to the wonderful restaurants nearby. The bathroom (tub and shower) has Mexican tile and hand-painted sink. The floors in the house are wood and Saltillo tile and the ceilings are wood. You'll sleep well in the King bed in the bedroom with four big pillows and three small ones. For more than two guests, there's a Queen sofa bed in the living room. The brick patio is for outdoor eating or relaxing in summertime. The gas BBQ grill is easy to use.

You can enjoy a romantic weekend or longer vacation and delight in all the amenities of home in this 'magical, enchanting abode' (words of a guest.) There's a small casita in the back of the property which I sometimes rent out, but so far only fabulous people have been drawn to this property on Montoya Street.

And Ahhhh. A massage feels good anytime, but it’s especially good after a day on the slopes. My friend Christina is a licensed massage therapist, one of the best in Taos County. It's $70 for a one-hour massage and Christina will bring her massage table so you don’t even have to leave Casa Montoya. Just enjoy the massage, then take a snooze in your bed.

Bring your laptop: we have DSL and wireless internet connection. If your favorite TV show is on while you'll be gone, just record it. We have DirecTV with TiVo. VCR & DVD player, CD & stereo, dishwasher, gas grill, humidifier, yoga mat, 8 & 10 lb. weights. Cooking utensils, linens, towels, and firewood provided. There's a water filter on the kitchen faucet for pure drinking water (Taos water tastes unpleasant.) The laundry room has a washer and dryer and laundry detergent is supplied.

This is a non-smoking rental. Pets are welcome, but there is an additional pet fee.

Please note that taxes ARE included. The 2.7% is an admin fee if you use the BOOK IT NOW button. If you prefer to use a check, do not hit the BOOK IT NOW button. Also, there's a $250 security deposit ONLY IF YOU BRING A DOG so if you're bringing your dog, I'll ask you to send me a check for $250 which I'll hold until inspection on the day of departure and then shred it. Not to worry, we've never had a problem.

If you want a larger place that's about the same price as Casa Montoya, check out my daughter Winton's Casa Paloma. It has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and you'll love Winton's sweet energy. Go to www.vrbo.com/262087.

Considered 'sacred' by many of the residents, Taos Mountain is a world-class ski resort. Taos has a rich history and cultural heritage, with numerous galleries, museums and festivals you can walk to from Casa Montoya. You'll love this place - only fabulous people have stayed here!


Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Onsite Services

              • Massage

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Please contact us about the age of your children - the house is not suited for toddlers....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • King size beds (1) This is a REALLY comfy bed, and guests often ask where we got the covers., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The red suede sofa in the living room turns into a queen bed. Sheets and blankets are in the trunk coffee table....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Upscale Furniture, air conditioner, Kiva Fireplace with Firewood provided, DirecTV with TiVo, HBO, Laundry room with Washer & Dryer, Private Hot Tub in back yard with tall cottonwood trees, Brick Outdoor Patio with Gas Grill (BBQ), Humidifier, Yoga Mat, 8 & 10 lbs, weights, Water filter on faucet in kitchen for good, clean, pure drinking water, (Taos water tastes unpleasant, ) In the winter you can enjoy world-class skiing at Taos Mountain, then relax your muscles in the private hot tub while looking at the stars, enjoy a cozy fire, and then sleep well in the King bed. If you are looking for 2 bedrooms, we have a lovely rental you can see at vrbo.com/262087...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    We have DirecTV with TiVo. Enjoy all the regular channels plus HBO....moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Toys
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Historic
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Downtown
                  • Mountain

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Air Conditioning:

                        New air conditioner just in case the adobe walls and cottonwoods aren't enough to keep the house cool....moreless

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Fireplace
                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided:

                        We provide thick L.L. Bean towels for our guests....moreless

                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Park your car in the gravel driveway. If you have guests, they can park in the empty lot on the corner of the street....moreless

                      • Shampoo
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        There is a separate room just for the washer, dryer and furnace....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        There's a charming Kiva fireplace in the living room and all the firewood is supplied....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Freezer
                      • Grill
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Lots of cupboard space in this large kitchen, with a full-size refrigerator/freezer, stove with oven, table and 2 chairs, microwave, toaster-oven, blender, pots & pans & utensils, spices, teas, sugar, salt, pepper etc. There's also a water filter on the faucet. The water is perfectly safe but tastes yucky....moreless

                      • Lobster Pot
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Patio

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        It's surrounded by a tall fence (with a lock on the gate) in the backyard, so it's just you and the two plum trees....moreless

                      • Outdoor Hot Tub
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      early November
                      Nov 1 - Nov 20
                      2 night min stay
                      $107
                      Thanksgiving Week (dates vary)
                      Nov 21 - Nov 28
                      4 night min stay
                      $150
                      early December
                      Dec 1 - Dec 20
                      2 night min stay
                      $107
                      Christmas/New Year's Holidays
                      Dec 21 - Jan 4
                      5 night min stay
                      $225
                      Ski season
                      Jan 5 - Mar 31
                      2 night min stay
                      $150
                      April
                      Apr 1 - Apr 30
                      2 night min stay
                      $107
                      May
                      May 1 - May 31
                      2 night min stay
                      $135
                      High Season
                      Jun 1 - Oct 31
                      2 night min stay
                      $150
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $107

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $20
                      • cleaning $85
                      • Tax Rate 2.7%

                      Notes:

                      The base rate of $107/night is our lowest rate and is in effect for early November, early December and the month of April. Our highest rate, $225/night, is for the Christmas/New Years holiday season. May is $135/night. In summer, fall and ski season the rate is $150/night. A one-time cleaning fee of $80 to $85 is charged. A per night pet fee is usually charged. ALL TAXES ARE INCLUDED.


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                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Last updated: 10/31/2014
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                      Location

                      Car: Recommended

                      A.C. COOL in summer, Ski nearby at Taos Mountain in winter, visit the museums, galleries, shops and casinos, and stroll around historic Taos Plaza. Enjoy good, healthy organic foods from Cid's, a large health good supermarket. Visit one of the world's highest bridges, which spans the Rio Grande. Also must see: Wild Rivers Recreation Area, a deep canyon where the Rio Grande meets Red River and is great for hikers with lots of energy. Great Sand Dunes National Park is just over the border in Colorado.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2004

                      About the owner: My wonderful, beautiful daughter Winton has been managing Casa Montoya and Casita Montoya for me for quite a few years now - but it's time for her to move on so at this time I'm managing them myself. Since 2007 I've been writing and giving inspirational talks (about growing younger!) and I'm currently writing my second book. My website is www.howtogrowyounger.com. Can I brag a little? My audio book, 'Think and Grow Young - Powerful Steps to Create a Life of Joy' won the 2011 gold Nautilus Award and I am blessed with four children, two stepchildren, two foster daughters, 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. And for you, I'll do my best to make sure the rentals are well stocked and super clean.

                      Why the Owner Chose Taos:
                      There's no place more magical or inspiring than Taos! I live 35 miles north of Taos in the boonies but I get to Taos at least once a week - usually to babysit Winton's two precious little girls and go to the supermarket.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      In the summer it's always cool and toasty warm in winter!


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Living Room with Queen Sofabed.   Mmm, that wood fire smells good.

                        Living Room with Queen Sofabed. Mmm, that wood fire smells good.

                      • New colorful ceramic dishes make the food taste better.   : )

                        New colorful ceramic dishes make the food taste better. : )

                      • After a day of skiing, relax in this private hot tub.  Ahhhhh.

                        After a day of skiing, relax in this private hot tub. Ahhhhh.

                      • Enjoy breakfast in the kitchen

                        Enjoy breakfast in the kitchen

                      • After skiing and the hot tub, enjoy a cozy fire - firewood supplied

                        After skiing and the hot tub, enjoy a cozy fire - firewood supplied

                      • Iron moose lamp enjoys his corner of the large kitchen.  : )

                        Iron moose lamp enjoys his corner of the large kitchen. : )

                      • This large bedroom chest of drawers has lots of room.

                        This large bedroom chest of drawers has lots of room.

                      • We spruced up the hot tub area.  And there are chairs to lounge in, too.

                        We spruced up the hot tub area. And there are chairs to lounge in, too.

                      • Bottom of the bed - it's REALLY comfy.

                        Bottom of the bed - it's REALLY comfy.

                      • Sun shines in the kitchen by the round table. Lots of cupboard space.

                        Sun shines in the kitchen by the round table. Lots of cupboard space.

                      • Washer and dryer have their own room. That makes them happy.

                        Washer and dryer have their own room. That makes them happy.

                      • Even though the adobe keeps the house cool, we have a new air conditioner.

                        Even though the adobe keeps the house cool, we have a new air conditioner.

                      • You'll sleep well in this massive King bed

                        You'll sleep well in this massive King bed

                      • A joyful place to eat.  Solid wood dining table seats 4.

                        A joyful place to eat. Solid wood dining table seats 4.

                      • Hand-painted Mexican sink in the bathroom makes it pleasant to brush your teeth.

                        Hand-painted Mexican sink in the bathroom makes it pleasant to brush your teeth.

                      • Eat on the patio in the summertime (granddaughter not included)

                        Eat on the patio in the summertime (granddaughter not included)

                      • All new furniture including 2 red leather chairs

                        All new furniture including 2 red leather chairs

                      • Microwave, toaster-oven, blender, elec. kettle, faucet filter, etc. in kitchen

                        Microwave, toaster-oven, blender, elec. kettle, faucet filter, etc. in kitchen

                      • view from the other side of the bed

                        view from the other side of the bed

                      • Hallway between liv room and bedroom, bath & laundry. Granddaughter not included

                        Hallway between liv room and bedroom, bath & laundry. Granddaughter not included

                      • Looking into the dining area from the kitchen

                        Looking into the dining area from the kitchen

                      • Corner of the living room with an original painting by Mieshiel.

                        Corner of the living room with an original painting by Mieshiel.

                      • Peaking into the bedroom from the hallway. Don't worry - our eyes are closed.

                        Peaking into the bedroom from the hallway. Don't worry - our eyes are closed.

                      • New large refrigerator and side-by-side freezer.

                        New large refrigerator and side-by-side freezer.

                      VRBO #67696

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                      This listing was first published here in 2005.

                      Date last modified - Friday, October 31, 2014

                      $107 - $225 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

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                      Speaks: english
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