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Historic Rock Cottage

(15 Reviews)

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shaded south view of cottage


Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-2)

This is a charming, quiet, peaceful studio cottage is located in the historic Organ Mining Town site. It is part of a large walled compound on State of NM and National Historic Registries. The owners live on site in the old mercantile store, once frequented by Pat Garrett. There are free range peacocks roaming among the beautiful cacti gardens. The sun rise and set views from the patio and cactus garden are spectacular.

It is minutes from WSMR and NASA. Easy access to NMSU, Las Cruces and Holloman AFB. We are part of the Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument.

Keywords: Studio

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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english, some spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 820 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    cactus gardens...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets permitted with add'l. deposit. Sorry no cats...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom with whirl pool tub: 1 queen


  • Queen size Beds (1) bed room has whirl pool tub

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • yoga 1/2 price for visitors at Downtown Desert Yoga( yin,restorative,26 hot yoga.vinyasa flow and more. Also available at yoga studio or Nancys house is aroma touch therapy message....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Downtown Las Cruces is a 10 min Plus drive...moreless

  • Monument View:

    Organ Mountain Desert Peaks Monument...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Patio views of sunset towards the valley are spectacular and the Organ peaks to the east are magnificent....moreless

  • Rural:

    We are in a historic small comunity on the edge of the high desert a short distance up the magnificant Organ Moutains. Approx 10 min to Las Cruces...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    small table height dining counter for 2...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    refrig. ac in living room and bed room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    off street and on street available...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    driveway inside fenced area next to cottage...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet



  • Deck / Patio:

    shaded patio area with seating and table...moreless

  • Golf:

    there are three beautiful golf courses with in a 10 min drive...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    cactus garden seating area with wrought iron table and chairs - Gorgeous view of Organ Mountains...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas grill on patio...moreless

Pool / Spa



from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$550 $1,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $50
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
El Paso International Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sanoma Ranch/Red Hawk/White Sands Missile Range
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Moongate Cafe/Los Compas/Dennys
95 Miles
Nearest Ski
Cloud Croft NM / Ruidoso NM

Car: Necessary

yoga classes

Downtown Desert Yoga

303 S Alameda

Las Cruces 1/2 priceclasses for our guests (yin yoga, restorative, 26 hot, vinyasa flow)

575-647-9642 or Colleen 575-993-0427

Aroma Touch Massage

at Downtown Desert Yoga or at Nancys house

Nancy 575-644-6784


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1973

About the owner: Bud and Nancy both graduated from New Mexico State University and are at this point retired. They have two married daughters with families (husbands and four grand kids) living in Las Cruces.

Why the Owner Chose Organ, NM, USA:
The compound in which the cottage is located has a very special feel of peace and harmony. Many shade trees and cactus gardens along with the rock buildings and old barns give it a unique ambiance amongst the rugged, stately, and magnificent high desert Organ Mountains. Peacocks roam the area. We bought the properity approx 40 years because of its unique. true rural charm. beauty and history.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Kick back and relax - head out for great desert walks -Go on adventures in the many wonderful surrounding desert and mountain attractions White Sands, Aqurrie Strings, Baylor Canyon just minutes away. We are part of the Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument. Visit near by Las Cruces, Mesilla, Tor C, Silver City, Deming, Alamogordo, Tularosa, Ruidoso, Cloudcroft! Just have a wonderful time in southern NM. Enjoy your rural historic cottage in peace and quiet.

Contact us

Speaks: english, some spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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  • shaded south view of cottage

    shaded south view of cottage

  • roaming peacocks

    roaming peacocks

  • whirl pool tub in bedroom

    whirl pool tub in bedroom

  • kitchen stove/ frig

    kitchen stove/ frig

  • cactus garden

    cactus garden

  • north east view of cottage area outside compound wall

    north east view of cottage area outside compound wall

  • east end of owners home in 1800's with ore wagons

    east end of owners home in 1800's with ore wagons

  • entry gate

    entry gate

  • queen size bed

    queen size bed

  • kitchen


  • wifi work area

    wifi work area

  • house portal enterance garden

    house portal enterance garden

  • Texas sage in cactus garden

    Texas sage in cactus garden

VRBO #173238

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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