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Treehouse Magic on the Rio Grande!

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Last updated: 08/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Velarde house description

Nestled in century old cottonwoods along the Rio Grande, our enchanting treehouse offers a unique opportunity for short or longer stays. It is ideal for those seeking a tranquil, rural setting centrally located.

The treehouse has easy access with a large staircase and is comfortably appointed with gas fireplace, antiques, and hand crafted furniture. The upper loft boasts of a queen-size featherbed and skylights for moonlight viewing. A screened porch and wrap-around deck offer views of the river, surrounding orchards, and mesas beyond. Pets are NOT allowed and No Smoking.

Located just below the treehouse is a luxurious stone bathhouse with gas fireplace, full Victorian tub, spacious flagstone shower, along with a toilet and vanity area. It's a lovely spot to enjoy a romantic tub with views of the river. Adjacent to the Bathhouse is the Cookhouse, a fully furnished kitchen and dining area with a large deck offering additional riverside dining and lounging possibilities. Stroll in the gardens, watch birds and wildlife from the riverside patios or just relax in the hammock.

We're sure you'll find your stay a memorable one.

Keywords: New Mexico Treehouse

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1


          • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Ice Maker
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 2 people


          • Gas Fireplace:

            Each building has it's own gas fireplace...moreless

          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Parking Off Street
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Loft bedroom, Stereo/CD Player, VCR (no cable access), Separate bathhouse with shower and tub, Separate kitchen with microwave, stovetop, oven and coffee machine, Linen, dishes and cookware provided...moreless


              • Television
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Video Library
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Books


                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Balcony
                  • Outdoor Grill


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

                  Location & View

                  • Mountain View
                  • Rural
                  • Village


                  • Restaurants
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Cycling
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Fishing
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Swimming
                  • Laundromat
                  • Groceries
                  • Museums
                  • Churches
                  • Ruins
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Walking
                  • Sledding
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Hospital
                  • Hiking


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                  Base Rate
                  2 night min stay

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                  Last updated: 08/23/2014
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                  3565 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Santa Fe, Albuquerque
                  35 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Santa Fe
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  4535 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  SF, Taos, Los Alamos
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Black Mesa, Buffalo Thunder
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant

                  Rock Climbing (5 minutes to vast stretches of public land), Indian pueblos and ruins, Petroglyphs, Historic sites, World class golf, Spas (Ojo Caliente), and Casinos


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                  Speaks: english



                  • Entrance to Casita Lajoya

                    Entrance to Casita Lajoya

                  • Cookhouse


                  • Cookhouse interior

                    Cookhouse interior

                  • Garden view

                    Garden view

                  • Bathhouse interior

                    Bathhouse interior

                  • Treehouse interior

                    Treehouse interior

                  • Enclosed Treehouse porch

                    Enclosed Treehouse porch

                  • Riverside Patio

                    Riverside Patio

                  • Path through garden to Treehouse

                    Path through garden to Treehouse

                  • Garden with river

                    Garden with river

                  • Entrance to Treehouse compound

                    Entrance to Treehouse compound

                  • Cookhouse deck

                    Cookhouse deck

                  • Bathhouse, Cookhouse and Treehouse steps

                    Bathhouse, Cookhouse and Treehouse steps

                  • Bathhouse interior

                    Bathhouse interior

                  • Treehouse


                  • Treehouse interior with porch

                    Treehouse interior with porch

                  • Hammock


                  • view of garden and river

                    view of garden and river

                  • Treehouse from river patio

                    Treehouse from river patio

                  • Winter wonderland

                    Winter wonderland

                  VRBO #7184

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                  This listing was first published here in 2001.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, April 30, 2014

                  $175 per night (USD)

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

                  View calendar: Updated 08/23/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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