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2016 Heritage Award - 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Historic Home - walk to everything!

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Beautifully appointed 2100 square foot luxury residence accommodating 4 people

Permit #: 17-00145104

Palace Gem is a thoughtfully and tastefully remodel of a 1920’s bungalow in the heart of Santa Fe’s Historic Eastside. An easy walk to Canyon Road and the Plaza.

The home opens to the light filled open-concept living/dining/kitchen with hardwood floors throughout. The living room is designed for comfortable entertaining or relaxing, and the dining room features access to an outdoor deck which allows for extended outdoor living and entertaining. The immaculate chef’s kitchen is tastefully appointed with high-end finishes and top-of-the-line Jenn-Air appliances. The master suite features a kiva fireplace, walk-in closet, private outdoor deck access, and a luxurious en-suite bathroom complete with dual sinks, a large soaking tub, and a walk-in shower. The guest bedroom features an en-suite bathroom with a large walk-in shower, and the same level of tasteful finishes found throughout the house. A sweet reading area with built-in bookshelves is located at the entry to the third outdoor deck space. The home has air-conditioning throughout.

The outdoor spaces are landscaped with fruit trees and honeysuckles. There is off-street parking for three cars. The level of taste and detail in this full renovation was enough to earn the 2016 Heritage Preservation Award.

The home is located conveniently to the Plaza in the center of Santa Fe as well as to all the art galleries on Canyon Road. This is an exquisite home for your vacation in Santa Fe.

More Details

Property Manager
Richard A Woodruff
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017


Historic Eastside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , 2 sinks
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Has wood burning Kiva fireplace and private deck
    Guest Bedroom - 1 king , Ensuite bathroom
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


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2016 Heritage Award - 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Historic Home - walk to everything!
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Impeccable vacation house in the heart of town.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this lovely house. The house is brand new and gorgeous. We were travelling with our two young children and they loved playing in the yard. The kitchen was amazing and we were able to cook great breakfasts and lunches there for them. The espresso maker helped with mom and dad's energy too.

The neighborhood is quiet and an easy stroll to the plaza. We would walk to and from downtown several times a day, visiting shops and restaurants or in my wife's case, attending a conference.

Mountain bike trails are a beautiful ten minute ride away- I was able to squeeze in a ride to Dales Ball trails and rode from the house.

The beds are huge and comfortable, the bathrooms are well appointed, and the kitchen is beautiful. Amazing Jenn-Aire appliances, beautiful quartz counter-tops throughout the house, and a large laundry room too. My six year old watched an undersea documentary in 3-D on the huge 65(?) inch 3D tv. "this is amazing" he said. All in all, the perfect, well appointed, home base for our family of four to enjoy a long weekend in Santa Fe. We'll be back for sure.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house! Many things to recommend it. Great location- an easy walk to the plaza.

The furnishings were lovely and comfy. Extremely well equipped kitchen. Lovely decks. Great mattresses. We liked the coded door no need for keys. Ample parking. It was perfect in every way. We highly recommend the palace gem. We will definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wish I could give six stars

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place in immaculate condition. The location is perfect too. Ever wish you didn't have to give a place five stars so you might keep it a secret, that's this home. We have been renting various homes in Santa Fe via VRBO for a decade or more, this was by far the cleanest and best prepared place we have found. When we walked in the front door it felt like the remodel was just completed and we were the first ever renters. Incredible appliance and furnishings, and a layout that was ideal, lots of separation between the master bedroom and the kitchen an living room. We will be back, so please leave some available calendar dates everybody!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful and well-appointed with everything you'd want. The location is great, and Richard is amazingly responsive. The neighborhood is quiet and lovely. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lived like Royalty in Palace Gem

  • 5 of 5

While the location in the historic district is ideal- a short ten minute walk to both the central Plaza and Canyon Road, we were a bit wary that the accommodations would be "historic" as well. What a fabulous gem this completely renovated and perfectly appointed Craftsman style bungalow turned out to be! Commodious and comfortable rooms, updated bathrooms and an inviting kitchen equipped with all of the appliances and tools necessary to prepare a romantic meal at home. My husband and I are already planning a return trip- this time with another couple who will enjoy their own bedroom and bathroom. And, we cannot forget to mention the outdoor living spaces as well. Our days began with coffee in the morning on one deck and ended with a glass of wine under the stars on another. One evening my husband actually grilled salmon for me and we dined outdoors. That meal was followed by a stroll to the Plaza for dessert. Other activities included hiking, art gallery tours and shopping! A wonderful visit to Santa Fe made perfect by our stay at Palace Gem. If you want to live like royalty, Palace Gem is the place for you!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Truly a gem

  • 5 of 5

We had noticed this sweet little 1920s Craftsman bungalow while walking through this historic neighborhood on a previous visit. Its complete renovation is impressive, especially in the private areas of the house – spacious bedrooms and baths with wonderful details. We stayed three nights and opted to cook in on two of them, largely because the kitchen is so pleasing and complete. And the location is just right – a 10-minute walk to both Canyon Road and to the Plaza. We did notice two possible issues for some travelers: the one kiva fireplace is in the master bedroom, not the living/dining/kitchen area; and pet owners (we brought our old canine friend) should know the yard is fenced but the driveway is open to Palace Avenue, which can be busy at times. Neither of which spoiled our stay in the least. Definitely a place for repeat visits.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Santa Fe Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
La Posada
Nearest Golf
11.5 Miles
Marty Sanchez Golf
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Rail Runner
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I 25
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
La Posada
Nearest Ski
14 Miles
Santa Fe Ski
Car: not necessary

Palace Gem is located in the heart of historic Santa Fe with all the 'City Different' has to offer.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $100

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.