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Charming Old Adobe House in North Valley

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Last updated: 04/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Charming old adobe in the Village of Los Ranchos in Albuquerque’s North Valley on five acres of farmland with direct access to endless hiking/jogging/biking trails along the tree-filled bosque of the Rio Grande and easy drive to the Sandia Mountain Wilderness. It's an hour drive to the Santa Fe Plaza, or take the RailRunner train from the Los Ranchos station less than 2 miles from the house.

The rental house has a layout typical of old New Mexico, where one room was added at a time. It is 1300 square feet, was completely renovated in 2004, and is fully furnished.

The semi-rural character and privacy make this an ideal and relaxing rental spot for anyone wanting to vacation in the Albuquerque area or for persons needing temporary furnished housing for temporary work or study, visit to family, getting ready for a move to the area.

There is one small bedroom (queen bed) with a generous adjacent sitting room with cable TV, DVD/VHS player with extensive library. The large living room has beamed ceiling, gas fireplace.

The dining area is a direct extension off the kitchen and has its own woodburning kiva fireplace. There's a separate office with broadband internet connection and WiFi.

A bricked patio with a huge cottonwood, fruit trees, lawns, gardens, and 2 eating areas are enclosed with adobe walls, and great sunsets spread across 3-acre alfalfa field on the rental property to the west.

Daily, weekly, and monthly rates available.

Normally bookings for less than 2 weeks are not accepted more than 2 months in advance.

No smoking, (Smoking permitted outside the house.) Sorry, pets are discouraged.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Consult with owner...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Security alarm system, extensive DVD and video libraries, reading library including southwest, boardgames and puzzles...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    in dining area...moreless

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large patio area with bricks, lawn and garden...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Balloon Fiesta
Oct 3 - Oct 11, 2015
4 night min stay
$135
$945

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$110
$770 $1,860

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $90
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Standard rental rate is @ $110/night during first week ($770 for full week); then @ $70/night during second week (or $1,260 for 2-week stay); then @ $60/night until the monthly rate of $1,860 is reached; then @ $60/night beyond the initial month.

Rental agreement includes provision that renter is responsible for paying for damages beyond normal wear.

Contact: bjwiese@comcast.net for questions.

Deposit of one half of total expected rent secures the reservation.

Deposit is refundable (less $50) if cancellation is made at least 60 days prior to arrival, and refundable thereafter only if replacement rental is scheduled. Balance due is payable upon arrival. The additional one-time cleaning fee of $90 due upon arrival. Long term renters pay monthly balances at start of month.


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Last updated: 04/29/2015
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Location

13 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albuquerque Sunport
2.5 Miles
Nearest Train
RailRunner
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-40 & I-25
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Necessary

Direct access from property to Rio Grande riparian ecosystem for hiking, biking, jogging, and birding.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We are a semi-retired physician and wife who have lived for 44 years on 2-acres including pasture with sheep and goats immediately next door to this adobe rental.

Why the Owner Chose Albuquerque:
This is one of the original houses built after the levees were constructed and controlled flooding along the Rio Grande in the 1930s. The five acres create a special rural oasis in an area that has recently become more developed with residential homes. It has been important to us to preserve this property and this special house.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Access directly off the property to endless hiking/jogging/biking trails along the tree-filled bosque of the Rio Grande and easy 10 mile drive to trailheads in the Sandia Mountain Wilderness; only three miles to Balloon Fiesta Park and an easy five and a half miles directly to Old Town and museums and six miles to Biopark and zoo. Just 1 mile to Saturday farmers' market.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • From the kitchen's outside door

    From the kitchen's outside door

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Dining area seen from kitchen

    Dining area seen from kitchen

  • Bedroom. Sitting room beyond

    Bedroom. Sitting room beyond

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Street side of house

    Street side of house

  • Looking toward the house from the ditch across three acres of alfalfa

    Looking toward the house from the ditch across three acres of alfalfa

  • Just a few times each winter

    Just a few times each winter

  • House from patio

    House from patio

  • Kitchen viewed from dining area

    Kitchen viewed from dining area

  • Sitting room viewed from bedroom doorway. Office through door on right.

    Sitting room viewed from bedroom doorway. Office through door on right.

  • Office from sitting room door

    Office from sitting room door

  • Patio table

    Patio table

  • Along the west end of the property

    Along the west end of the property

  • July evening from patio west gate

    July evening from patio west gate

VRBO #97186

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Date last modified - Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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Minimum stay: 4 nights
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/29/2015
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(505) 898-4572 (New Mexico, USA)

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