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Spacious Luxury Home with Views, Short Walk to Plaza and More

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 5,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + 2BR apt, 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

At 5400 square feet, this luxury home has up to 7 bedrooms and 5-1/2 baths all under one roof. Just a 4 block walk to the shopping, restaurants, and fun of the Plaza, it is the perfect place for a family reunion, 'girls getaway' or executive retreat to enjoy gorgeous mountain views as well as overlooking local parks, the Cathedral towers, and the Statehouse. A complete modern renovation and interior design complements the open feel of the beautiful skies and mountains while assuring the highest degrees of privacy and comfort. The contemporary and transitional furnishings and lustrous diamond plaster walls and modern art to create a very unique environment for your Santa Fe vacation.

Oak floors, granite countertops, steel, glass, and leather furniture are found through out the house. The Living room and Dining room are spacious and open with large windows showing the city and mountain views and sunsets. The 11 foot long granite dining table sits 10-12 quite comfortably. The eat-in Kitchen has plenty of granite counter workspace and quality stainless steel fixtures, including a Bosch dishwasher and oven range. The Master Suite has a pillow top queen bed, large flat screen TV/DVD, walk-in glass tile rain shower, twin sinks, and separate soaking tub. It connects to the Study as well as has French doors directly to the garden. The Study/5th BR has a large flat screen TV/DVD surround-sound entertainment center, computer with monitor, Wifi, a queen size leather sleeper, and a full bath with tub and shower. The other 2 bedrooms on the main floor are isolated and share a full bath. One has two twin beds and a TV (perfect for kids or singles) and the other has a queen bed and cable and Wifi access. The oversized Guest Suite has a queen bed, TV/DVD, Wifi, sitting area, and its full bath is wheelchair accessible with roll-in shower. The house includes an exercise room, a massage room (which was once the bomb shelter!), a separate Billiards room, and full laundry.

The house is engineered to be as efficient and environmentally friendly as a house of this stature can be. The on-demand hot water, efficient baseboard heat, modern central Air Conditioning on the main floor, water recovery systems, 18-inch thick walls, and new windows and doors show how environmental concerns can be incorporated into your comfort and everyday luxury.

The Garden provides full privacy while allowing grand views of the mountains. The patio area has a dining table seating 12 in a protected area with an outdoor wood fireplace, with a separate seating area with firepit. A separate walled area allows sunning on chaise lounges or play, depending on your whim. The horseshoe pit allows outdoor group entertainment. The large evergreen tree and outdoor sculpture accentuate the natural and creative atmosphere of Santa Fe.

In addition, there is a 1400 square foot 2-bedroom apartment, which can be made available for a larger family reunion or holiday. It has its own entrance and parking. The great room has a living area with convertible queen sleeper sofa, TV/DVD, a dining area with table and chairs for 6, and a granite counter, stainless steel full kitchen. The two bedrooms share a full bath and each has a full size bed and garden views. The apartment also has a full laundry. The apartment is not available except in connection with a rental of the main house.

The house is a short walk to the Plaza and its shopping, restaurants, and galleries, so there is no need to worry about parking and getting around downtown Santa Fe. It is also near a municipal playground and swimming pool and gymnasium, as well as on the way to local spas, skiing, and the Opera.

Contacts are available for the extra help you made need to have the truly relaxing visit you are looking for. Cooking staff, cleaners, or even massage therapists will make your stay perfect.

Santa Fe Short Term Rental Permit # 17-00051220.

Keywords: House, private home

More Details

Owner
Mark
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

I wanted to let you know that we had a great time in Santa Fe staying in your wonderful home. It really worked out perfect for my family of 12 and if we come back to NM we will want to stay at your place again. Plenty of bedrooms, bathrooms, lots of hot water, full stocked kitchen......the perfect location! We walked to the plaza everyday....the 20 somethings sometimes walked to the Starbucks more than once a day.



All in all we had a darn near perfect Thanksgiving. SO.....thank you so very much for opening your home, it was great and I will be letting all my friends know what a perfect place it is!
Nov 2016
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Amenities

Downtown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Refunds of 50% made of cancellations less than 60 days in advance if house can be rented for the same amount or more.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder Room - toilet , Off front foyer
    Front and Twin BR shared Bath 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Just outside Front and Twin bedrooms 3 and 4
    Master Bath 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Rain shower, soaking tub, separated toilet, double sinks
    Main Guest Suite Bath 2 - toilet , shower , En suite handicap accessible shower
    Family / BR Bath 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bath en suite for Family/BR 5
  • All modern, design-oriented bathrooms for maximum comfort, such as heated towel racks.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Main Guest Suite Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Huge sitting area, TV/DVD, en suite bath
    Front Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Great sunlight and corner windows with mountain views
    Twin Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Great for children and singles, TV
    Family Room / Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper, en suite, direct garden access, TV/DVD
    Apartment Bedroom 6 - 1 double , One of two matching BR in private, separate apartment
    Apartment Bedroom 7 - 1 double , Second bedroom in separate apartment
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , En suite luxury bath, TV/DVD, direct garden access
  • All BRs have large closets, 3 have en suite full baths. Others are just steps from a full bath.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Spacious Luxury Home with Views, Short Walk to Plaza and More
average rating of 4.85 based on 21 reviews
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Large attractive home with lots of sleeping options and rooms

  • 3 of 5

​The living area of the main apartment is large and airy and adequate - big-enough kitchen adequately stocked, enough bathrooms, well placed. Good ​appliances in ​kitchen and laundry. Lots of TV sets. Two very large bedrooms ​with private baths. The other bedrooms were adequate with decent beds. The two sofa beds were bearable. Plenty of hot water. Decent lighting. The ​wide ​open white décor is attractive.

The space was adequate for our group of 9 adults and 6 small children

The main rooms do, indeed, have an open design - no unnecessary walls, no door latches on interior doors, no window coverings (except ​inside the windows to the back yard), extremely few noise​-damping materials​.​ Even normal conversation is well amplified. There is virtually no privacy between inside spaces, from outside, or ​between renters in the ​two apartment​s.​

The furnishings are adequate. All of the seating is either leather or wood or plaster. The custom made glass kitchen table top is unusual, with square corners and only-slightly sanded edges. The ​custom built ​kitchen-nook seating bench is unusually high​​.

The house ​is perfect for tall people. All or most of the bathroom sinks are higher than the norm​.

The rooms are open but not ​with ​a ​"​great-room​"​ layout​ - visually, the kitchen is ​completely separate from the dining ​and​ living rooms.

The back yard is big, with a ​mesh ​draining grate between the yard and house, two large concrete ​dining/sitting/play areas. The house is surrounded by a southwest desert-style yard.

If one wants to be close to the square of Old Town Santa Fe, with lots of ​sleeping spaces, this house fits the bill.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your review sounds like my home was not the best choice for your 6 small children and 9 adults. The photos and description show that the rooms are open, airy, and have diamond plaster walls, wood floors and leather furniture. The reviews by other extended family stays are 5 stars and found the 5400 sq ft of my home large enough for their needs.
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We had the perfect Santa Fe experience.

  • 5 of 5

This house is a gem for those that want to be in the heart of Santa Fe. We enjoyed the roominess that allowed our teens to be doing a puzzle in the living room while the littles were out back playing tetherball and adults drank wine while cooking in the amazing kitchen. The apartment downstairs was perfect to separate the “louder” guests [8 and unders with a sitter] while adults took a lovely afternoon nap after hiking Tent Rocks or visiting Chimayo. We loved the 5 minute walk to downtown, dinner at our favorite Vinaigrette restaurant and then home for s’mores around the firepit in the back yard. Our friends ranged from a 1 year old to us middle aged folks and the house perfectly accommodated us all, our laundry, and a birthday dinner for 10 that fit perfectly around the large dining table. We had the perfect Santa Fe experience.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family vacation stay

  • 5 of 5

Rented this property for a family vacation - plenty of room for eight adults, young and old. Easy walking distance to downtown Santa Fe restaurants, museums, and galleries (especially nice since parking is difficult downtown). Plenty of room to spread out and relax - basement pool table and enclosed sunny backyard were big hits with the younger crowd.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Girls Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

This house was the perfect house for our girl's weekend! We had 10 girls staying in the main house and everyone had enough room to spread out and not be right on top of each other. The house is amazing for entertaining, especially the kitchen! The walk into town was the perfect distance and the weather couldn't have been better for January in Santa Fe. Thank you so much for making our trip an incredible one that we will always remember.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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EASY WALK TO DOWNTOWN

  • 4 of 5

It was an easy walk to the Plaza from this roomy house. There were 10 of us, and we had a wonderful time. Just one little heads-up:

As an extra bonus the downstairs bathroom that goes with the bedroom next to the pool table has a shower into which you can roll a wheelchair. If you need to use this shower, just be aware that the water will flow over the entire bathroom floor and possibly onto the bedroom rug if the shower is a long one. The drain is not clogged, just too small, considering the tile is banked the wrong way. Be careful to mop floor when you leave, or the standing water could cause mold.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

I am so sorry that one of our group took it upon himself to write a review that did not reflect how the much the rest of us enjoyed your home. I commend you for having a shower that accommodates people with special needs. After our Southwest trip, I flew back east to visit with my sister, who is handicapped. Every day I watched her deal with constant challenges.

Thank you Mark, for sharing your wonderful home in Sante Fe. You were more than helpful to our needs and we really appreciated that. It was perfect for the 10 of us celebrating a college reunion together. Everything we needed was there. The beds and linens were lovely. The kitchen had everything we needed and your wonderful dining room table sat all 10 of us at one time. It was so much fun for all of us to sit together and share stories of our trip. I especially loved the view from your dining room and living room. They were perfect rooms for us to relax over coffee in the morning and have drinks and watch the sunset before dinner. We were so lucky to have such beautiful weather during our stay too. Thank you again Mark for you hospitality, I would definitely recommend your home to my relatives and friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee required $250
Tax Rate 15.0%

Optional 2 BR apartment rent is $250 per night plus tax. No additional cleaning fee is charged.
FOR STAYS INCLUDING NEW YEAR'S EVE, THE RATE IS $1100 PER NIGHT AND INCLUDES THE APARTMENT AS WELL AS THE MAIN HOUSE.

Deposit of 50% total due is required to confirm a reservation. The balance is due 1 month before move-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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