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Loma Chica - Authentic Restored Adobe Filled with Folk Art and Light

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Private landscaped Entry Courtyard to your 1796 Casita Loma Chica

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Last updated: 09/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Taos house description

Vacation in one of Taos' earliest adobe homes, located in La Loma Plaza, designated as a National Historic Landmark. Walk to the galleries and restaurants or enjoy a totally Taos experience in the recently renovated, La Loma Chica, with wood floors, huge vegas,hand-made rugs,talavera tile and original art from some of the areas best artists. Enjoy Georgia O'Keefe's light as you rest in your private courtyard filled with wonderful New Mexican flowers. Stroll across the plaza to the La Loma Plaza's original private chapel, St. Antonio's where special religious ceremonies are still held.

Your retreat was built in 1796 when some of the earliest settlers, ventured away from the original plaza to form their own protected outpost. This feeling of serenity still exists, providing privacy and intimacy without sacrificing the ability to walk to everything!

Enter Casa La Loma Chica's private rear courtyard, through the kitchen's French doors opening onto your flagstone patio surrounded by a handmade latilla fence. Relax in the hot tub and the enjoy your dinner prepared in your fully-equipped kitchen as you relax in the handcrafted flagstone courtyard and wrought iron table complete with a market unbrella.

If your stay is longer, Casa La Loma Chica is equiped with full laundry facilities. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed outfitted with the finest linens. The adjoining bathroom is inviting with talavera tile and Ralph Lauren Egyptian cotton towels and handmade soap and antique vanity.

Casa La Loma Chica is a perfect setting for your romantic getaway. You'll appreciate the details found everywhere...folk art, fine paintings, authentic architecture in a historic home.

Enjoy!

Keywords: Casita

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Your well-behaved cat or dog is welcome for an additional non-refundable fee....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking ok outside in courtyards....moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) We have a double aerobed that can be inflated for additional guests....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Fully equipped "Old Mexico" Kitchen with all modern conveniences. New appliances-totally remodeled....moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street:

            Park immediately in front of the casita's private courtyard...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Gas Fireplace

          Other Amenities

              • Casita is adorned with original fine and folk art from Mexico and local artists, much of it FOR SALE!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Shared Hot Tub:

                Hot tub is shared with one other vacation rental unit, accessed from one's own private rear courtyard....moreless

              • Music Library:

                Assorted CD's, from oldies to Northern New Mexico artists....moreless

              • DVD Player
              • CD Player
              • Stereo

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet
              • Telephone
              • Broadband Access

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Landscaped private rear Courtyard for outdoor reading, dining and snoozing. Private front Entry Courtyard, landscaped and surrounded with adobe/latilla wall....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View:

                    San Juan mountains can be seen from a distance from La Loma Plaza ("The Hill Plaza")....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Tennis
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Rafting
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Hiking
                  • Fishing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Cinemas
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall
                  Sep 3 - Dec 18, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $100
                  $525 $1,450
                  Winter
                  Jan 5 - Mar 12, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $100
                  $525 $1,400
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $50
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  Rates are higher for holidays and Spring break. Highest rates are for Christmas season.


                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Last updated: 09/09/2014
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                  Location

                  Many guests have enjoyed creating "art" in the back courtyard. Wonderful space and great light!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: Kate Culligan and Josh Comfort have lived in Denver for over 30 years owning and managing rental properties as a side- line to their professional lives. They have a Brady Bunch of kids-with Josh’s four kids and Kate’s two. She is a former Marketing and Promotions executive with Clear Channel Radio and has recently started a consulting practice specializing in career development. Josh is an Architect with extensive historic renovation experience, and has been a prime mover in the revitalization of Lower Downtown Denver, which is now filled with lofts and restaurants, many designed by Josh. A short 4-1/2 hour drive away, Taos offered a dramatically contrasting experience – inner city life in a burgeoning metropolitan area versus an ambling pace in a culturally complex small town. Their Taos adventure began six years ago during a weekend getaway taken to replenish themselves during a particularly challenging period of their lives. Little did they know that a Sunday stroll down Morada Lane would result in a signed contract to purchase their first “unloved” but charming historic property, Casa Manana. The property had been empty for over a year and lacked adequate plumbing and electrical. But Kate and Josh saw through the overgrown courtyard and fuchsia pink walls to see the great “bones” of the property. After an extensive year- long renovation, they were hooked! Five years later they discovered La Loma plaza with its beautiful location on a hill overlooking the town. The private chapel and charming 200- year old homes were enticing and Casa Loma Chica was born.

                  Why the Owner Chose Taos:
                  We were visiting Taos for five years before we even discovered LaLoma Plaza. It is a hidden gem-one of the original neighborhoods, quiet and yet close it. The private chapel and beautiful casitas that surround the original plaza are magical.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The casita has a gated front and back courtyard perfect for outdoor dining. Many of the art pieces in the casita are offered for sale.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Private landscaped Entry Courtyard to your 1796 Casita Loma Chica

                    Private landscaped Entry Courtyard to your 1796 Casita Loma Chica

                  • Bien Venidos a Loma Chica

                    Bien Venidos a Loma Chica

                  • Fully equipped contemporary kitchen in style of color-rich Old Mexico

                    Fully equipped contemporary kitchen in style of color-rich Old Mexico

                  • Authentic New Mexican furniture with wireless internet, TV and CD/radio.

                    Authentic New Mexican furniture with wireless internet, TV and CD/radio.

                  • Bathroom with Old Mexican charm and decor.

                    Bathroom with Old Mexican charm and decor.

                  • Secluded cedar-clad hot tub off rear courtyard

                    Secluded cedar-clad hot tub off rear courtyard

                  • La Loma Plaza Historic Marker - Entry to Casa Loma Chica

                    La Loma Plaza Historic Marker - Entry to Casa Loma Chica

                  • Original Artwork throughout.  See List for possible purchase.

                    Original Artwork throughout. See List for possible purchase.

                  • Cozy queen Bed with ceiling fan, and adorned with area images.

                    Cozy queen Bed with ceiling fan, and adorned with area images.

                  • Comfy seating for reading, TV, and sipping Mexican chocolate.

                    Comfy seating for reading, TV, and sipping Mexican chocolate.

                  • Private rear patio is beautifully landscaped with umbrella, chairs, and table.

                    Private rear patio is beautifully landscaped with umbrella, chairs, and table.

                  • Quiet relaxation, reading, dining in private rear Courtyard.

                    Quiet relaxation, reading, dining in private rear Courtyard.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Monday, May 26, 2014

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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 3

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