Ski, Walk to Plaza, Romantic Adobe, Fenced in Backyard, King Bed, Hd TV, Netflix(69 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-5 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Casita, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, KING bed, fenced-in backyard, driveway parking, HD TV
If you're drawn to Taos, you're probably a skier (it's excellent at nearby Taos Mountain) or you’re spiritual (our upstairs loft even has a meditation bench) or you’re into health and fitness (yoga mat and weights supplied.)
Wood floors and ceilings in both rooms add a special charm and the hand-plastered walls in the bedroom are tinted a salmon color that makes your skin look fantastic. The bedroom has a comfortable king-sized bed and, of course, a reading lamp on each side. There's a full-length mirror plus an iron and ironing board.
The tall cottonwood trees in the backyard keep the casita cool, but if there’s a heat spell, just turn on the a/c. The backyard has a small wrought-iron table with 2 chairs and is completely fenced in, but sorry, the enclosed hot tub in front of where you park is for guests of Casa Montoya (VRBO #67696), the larger property in front that sleeps 2 to 4 people and features a large, fully-equipped kitchen, wood fireplace, king bed and HiDef TV and Netflix.
This casita has a kitchenette in the living room with 2-burner gas cook top, under-counter refrigerator, deep stainless steel sink with filtered water pitcher, toaster-oven, electric kettle, microwave and coffee maker. If you don’t feel like cooking, there are excellent restaurants within walking distance.
Bring your laptop (we have wireless internet) and your cell phone (we don’t have a telephone). If your favorite TV show is on while you'll be gone, just record it. We have Dish Hi Definition TV with DVR. And Netflix! A gas stove in the living room has a thermostat so you can be as toasty as you want. The bedroom has A.C., baseboard electric heat and there's a separate electric heater in the bathroom. The bathroom is small (no tub) with Mexican tiles and hand-painted sink, and a Saltillo tile floor - plus a portable heater and hair dryer.
Casita Montoya is less expensive than our other two vacation rentals in Taos, but it’s quite charming and comfortable. It's small but larger than a motel room and has a large backyard. In the summer it’s always cool, (we have A.C.) and toasty warm in winter! It’s a hefty walk to the historic Plaza with lots of charming stores and galleries along the way on Kit Carson Road. The fenced-in backyard has tall cottonwoods which keep it shady for your dog.
This is a non-smoking rental. One well-behaved dog (well… maybe two) can roam the fenced-in backyard.. Private parking in the driveway.
Please note that I just lowered the nightly rate so I could increase my bookings.
Considered 'sacred' by many of the residents, Taos Mountain is a world-class ski resort. Taos has a rich history and cultural heritage, with numerous galleries, museums and festivals you can walk to from Casita Montoya. You'll love this place!
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Member since: 2005
- Vacation Rental
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- This casita is just 2 rooms plus small bath but does have a curved stairway to a charming loft for meditation, relaxing, enjoying private space, gazing out the window, looking down on your partner preparing dinner, storing your luggage, You can't stand up in it (unless you're really, really short) but there's a meditation bench and a table with short legs, a rug and pillows, The yoga mat and weights are in the bedroom closet downstairs, along with the iron and ironing board and extra pillows...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Air Conditioning
- Gas Fireplace:
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Wireless Internet
- Cooking Utensils
Kitchenette in the living room has 2-burner cook top, under-counter refrigerator, deep stainless steel sink with water filter on the faucet, toaster-oven, electric kettle, microwave, coffeemaker, pots and pans and all kinds of utensils, Check before you grocery shop since we provide teas, mayo, ketchup, salt, sugar, etc....moreless
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 3 - Mar 5, 2017
2 night min stay
Ski - spring break
Mar 6 - Mar 31, 2017
4 night min stay
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
May 1 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Nov 1 - Nov 20, 2017
2 night min stay
Thanksgiving Week (dates vary)
Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 28 - Dec 21, 2017
2 night min stay
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2018
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $20 + tax
- cleaning $55 + tax
- Tax Rate 6.19%
The base rate of $70/night is our lowest rate and is in effect for early November, early December and the month of April. Our highest rate, $150/night, is for the Christmas/New Years holiday season. May is $87/night. In summertime and the ski season the rates are $97/night. A one-time cleaning fee of $50 to $60 is charged. Plus pet fee if you bring your pooch. ALL TAXES ARE INCLUDED – importa
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: My wonderful, beautiful daughter Winton has been managing Casa Montoya and Casita Montoya for me for quite a few years now - but it's time for her to move on so at this time I'm managing them myself. Since 2007 I've been writing and giving inspirational talks (about growing younger!) and I'm currently writing my second book. Can I brag a little? My audio book, 'Think and Grow Young - Powerful Steps to Create a Life of Joy' won the 2011 gold Nautilus Award and I am blessed with four children, two stepchildren, two foster daughters, 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. And for you, I'll do my best to make sure the rentals are well stocked and super clean.
Why the Owner Chose Taos, NM, USA:
There's no place more magical or inspiring than Taos! And although small, this is a joyful house.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
It's uniquely less expensive, though charming and comfortable. In the summer it's always cool, and toasty warm in winter! It's a hefty walk to the historic Plaza with lots of charming stores and galleries along the way. The fenced-in backyard has tall cottonwoods which keeps it shady for your dog.
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Dine by the window on chairs with comfy cushions.
Thick walls, skylight, wood floors & ceilings, and trees peeking in.
Lower the door shade if the geraniums get too nosy.
Professional landscaper spruced up the fenced-in backyard.
Hi def TV, Dish plus Netflix, DVR to record, pause and fast forward.
Ironing board, extra blankets, hangers and shelves in the closet.
Comfy KING bed, lamps for reading, 2 windows to your private backyard + A/C
2 burner stove, microwave, toaster oven, + crock pot & electric grillet hiding.
Sugar and spice(s) and all things nice. Check the shelves before you shop.
Poppies on the table; poppies on the wall.
Looking down at the stairs to the loft
Bathroom's small but charming with hand-painted sink & Mexican tiles.
Poppies (our theme) greet you as you entire the gate to your casita.
Lie on the really comfy sofa and watch your partner make dinner.
Sit under the cottonwoods in your private backyard and enjoy.
Mum's the word for these mums peeking in the bedroom window.
Glass door and large windows let in lots of sunlight (or close the shades.)
Kitchen appliance pose for the photo. Salad spinner and grillet are too shy.
trunk coffee table has extra blanket and pillow.
Everything PLUS the kitchen sink. Regular and decaf coffee are waiting for you.
"Om" away or just lounge upstairs in the loft of your 'ome away from 'ome.
Come in from skiing and warm yourself quickly by the gas stove.
King bedroom is on the 1st floor but you can watch your partner cook from loft
Right by the door, so you can see it coming and going: Enjoy Your Life.
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Monday, January 23, 2017
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