Historic Downtown Private, Hot Tub; Spring/Summer Available!(20 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-2)
This very special, newly remodeled and private guest house is located in the heart of the historic and quiet McKenzie Street neighborhood. We are the closest residential home north of the Plaza! Better than a hotel and more space than a b and b, you have your own fully equipped 'casita' (little house) and central location to enjoy the many sights and activities of Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico.
Our comfortable and luxuriously relaxing cottage is freestanding and separate from our main home, both sanctioned historically significant structures by the City of Santa Fe. Our main home was built circa 1915, the casita was the original carriage house. McKenzie House is an intimate (approx. 350 sq. ft.) accomodation with every attention to detail.
Lovingly redesigned to include both old world charms and contemporary amenities, including a jacuzzi hottub, flat-screen tv/dvd, full kitchen, washer/dryer, and kiva fireplace, even high speed wireless internet! Past guests have described our casita as 'peaceful', 'relaxing' and 'extremely convenient'. Many guests have commented, 'you have thought of everything!' (See more guest comments on the link below.)
Experience the excitement and charm of Santa Fe in the comforts of your own private neighborhood. Dine at your leisure in your contemporary kitchen or the numerous world class restaurants within easy walking distance, relax by the kiva fireplace or in your private outdoor hot tub and patio, and stroll to the many sights and adventures of the Santa Fe Plaza.
Take a short drive up the mountain to the Santa Fe ski area and magnificent hiking. Private parking, locking front gate and a beautiful southwestern garden are yours! So come, stay and relax.
We have equipped our casita with all the amenities that will make your stay comfortable and like home: a romantic kiva fireplace, adjustable ceiling fan for a cool breeze, big fluffy towels for your hot tub and shower, and specialty soaps and shampoos to pamper you. Comfortable bathrobes and a hairdryer are furnished so you can leave yours at home. Queen bedding is the most comfortable Sealy Posturepedic on an Asian inspired Sachi platform.
Our casita includes a new 32' flat panel screen with DVD for movies (many provided), as well as high speed wireless internet access.
We love Santa Fe and its rich culture, and you will be able to see this not only in the beautiful southwestern art and handicrafts with which we decorate our casita but also in your private garden and patio.
Our casita comes complete with all amenities including:
- your own private jacuzzi hot tub on a beautiful and private patio
- hearty and healthy continental breakfast items in your kitchen
- spa designed bath with walk in glass shower and plush towels
- bath products and hair dryer
- full kitchen including microwave, dishwasher, disposal, granite counter tops, professional range
- queen-size bed with organic linens, down comforter and pillows
- gas kiva fireplace in the living/sleeping area
- washer/dryer combination in bath
- 32' wall mount flat panel screen with built-in dvd; basic cable; some dvds provided
- cordless private telephone line with local access and answering machine
- many books and guides about Santa Fe and surrounding areas
- adjustable ceiling fan above the bed
- free wireles internet access on a secure network
- off street parking in private driveway
- Sony CD/AM/FM with IPOD dock stereo system
- bathrobes and slippers
- maid service available upon request
Ideal for a single or couple (two is our maximum, sorry, no children or pets), this casita offers European comforts in a modern Santa Fe style. You are exactly one block north of the famed Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, one block west of the Community Convention Center and two blocks from the Santa Fe Plaza and the Lensic Theater Complex. Please note: This is a NO SMOKING property.
Upon check-in your casita includes a bountiful breakfast basket with fresh ground coffee, an assortment of teas, fresh-baked muffins, fruit, museli/granola and fresh squeezed orange juice. A written detailed guide will await you providing activities and suggestions for your stay, including fine restaurants within easy walking distance, and activities in town and surrounding communities. Choose McKenzie House for your next Santa Fe visit and enjoy!
Keywords: Guest House, Indian Market, Plaza, Opera, Folk Art, Spanish, Convention, Eldorado Hotel, Folk Art, Lensic Theatre, downtown, boutique
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Member since: 2002
- 350 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 1-2
- Queen size Beds (1) Brand new Sealy Pusturepedic
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 2 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
May 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 1 - Jan 1, 2018
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- out cleaning $60
- Refundable Damage Deposit $140
- Tax Rate 8.313%
We offer a reduced weekly rate, depending on season:
plus $60 cleaning fee per rental (deducted from deposit).
We offer DISCOUNTS with NO SECURITY DEPOSIT for our RETURN GUESTS!
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Car: Not Necessary
All major Museums (O'Keeffe Museum one block south), Convention Center (1/2 block east), INDIAN MARKET just one block away!, New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors, Art Galleries, Santa Fe Opera, Chamber Music Festival (Lensic Theater & St, Francis Auditorium/Museum of Art just 2 block away!), First Class Restaurants, Canyon Road, Indian Ruins, Massage, Downhill Skiing just a 15 minute drive up the mountain, Ten Thousand Waves & Other Health Spas
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: Cynthia has lived in northern New Mexico for over 20 years and is a museum professional who specializes in traveling exhibitions. She is also active in the Santa Fe arts community, past Chair of the Santa Fe Arts Commission and a member of the Art in Public Places Committee. In her 'spare time' she enjoys traveling and gleaning more ideas for McKenzie House.She also plays tennis whenever she can!
Why the Owner Chose Downtown, Santa Fe, NM, USA:
When Cynthia was looking to purchase a home in Santa Fe, her main objective was to buy a residence in downtown Santa Fe, and with a guesthouse that could be converted to a vacation rental. The downtown area of the city is uniquely special and offers so many possibilitites for visitors. In the fourteen years she has owned the property, she has remnodeled both the main house and the guesthouse with comfort and privacy in mind, and including a contemporary flair.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
McKenzie House is located smack-dab in the middle of the city, in the historic Staab Street neighborhood. The famed Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is one block to the south; the Convention Center 1/2 block to the east. Endless shopping, restaurants and cultural sites are literally outside the door, so visitors to McKenzie House can park the car in their private driveway and walk to all the events and asssets of the downtown area, including Indian Market.Attending the Santa Fe Opera? It is just 10 minutes away and just to our north. The casita itself is private and extremely comfortable, including an outside hottub with a private deck, so after those long, enjoyable days in our the city, guests can retreat to their own freestanding, private casita and relax. What could be better!
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Private garden entry to McKenzie House
Contemporary kitchen with black granite countertop & stainless/glass appliances
Contemporary baath with tile and glass shower and lit vanity
private path and garden outside your front door
Serene and private with special garden elements
Black granite top kitchen
Asian styled queen bed and original southwestern artwork on walls
IKEA dropleaf table in kichen area with DWR leather chairsand original art
Living/sleeping area with wall mount 32' tv/dvd combo
Queen size bed with organic cotton sheets, reading lights and surrounded by art
Peaceful, relaxing patio with private hot tub right outside your door!
Private and cozy, just steps from the downtown plaza and activites
Our main home, located 'streetside' in a historic Santa Fe downtown neighborhood
Soothing fountain in garden walkway
Gas kiva with rotating flat screen tv in sleeping area and reading chair
This listing was first published here in 2002.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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