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Casa Luminosa - Stunning Mountain Views - Walk to Plaza

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 - 90 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

3 MONTH MINIMUM

Located atop Rosario Hill in a quiet setting with views of downtown Santa Fe and the majestic Sandia, Jemez and Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Casa Luminosa is minutes from what makes Santa Fe 'The City Different.' Nestled in the foothills of Santa Fe’s Northside at an elevation of approximately 7000 feet, at Casa Luminosa you are poised to explore a city known for its confluence of scenic beauty, long history, cultural diversity, and an extraordinary concentration of arts, music and fine dining.

For the past 25 years we have traveled to Santa Fe. Each time we experience again and again the restful beauty and restorative energy that is the transformative nature of this city. In keeping with that spirit of renewal, we hope our home away from home will allow you to experience this peace as well.

Luminosa is Spanish for sunlit, something you will experience in the 1,350 square feet of luxurious interior living space plus two upper decks.

In the upper-level living quarters there are sun-bathed vistas stretching throughout the day across the southern horizon. Whether you are greeting a new day with your morning coffee on the upper front deck or drinking in another magnificent New Mexico sunset on the upper back deck, the tranquil light of Casa Luminosa will soothe your soul. Enjoy a gas-fired kiva fireplace, luxurious leather recliner and sleeper sofa, wide-screen cable television with access to more than 100 channels, DVD player, high-speed wireless Internet access, HP LaserJet printer, dining area, and fully equipped cook's kitchen with Jenn-Air range/oven. For outdoor cooking, a charcoal grill is available on the back deck.

Downstairs, the master bedroom contains a king bed with a luxurious Simmons mattress. The master bath features dual sinks, a jet tub and a separate extra-large shower. You will find a queen bed in the guest bedroom, also equipped with a plush Simmons mattress. The guest bedroom exits onto a private back porch. The guest bath contains an extra-large shower. A front-load washer and dryer are also available off the downstairs hallway.

Our casa is located several blocks north of the intersection of Griffin Street and Paseo de Peralta. Beware, some online maps show our casa at the intersection, but you will need to zoom in to pinpoint our location up the hill, near the end of Rio Grande Pl.

From Casa Luminosa, take a stroll down Rosario Hill to The Plaza in “the heart of Santa Fe”. The city’s cultural and geographic center, The Plaza is where the El Camino Real, the Santa Fe Trail, and the Old Pecos Trail end. Here you will be greeted by vestiges of Hispanic, Native American, and Western traditions and will be captivated by the music, design, jewelry, Southwestern cuisine, art and dance that abound. For groceries and other shopping, you are only a six-minute drive from the DeVargas Mall at the intersection of Guadalupe and Paseo de Peralta.

Whether you come to partake of the winter sports, Santa Fe Opera, distinctive Christmas festivities, ancient ruins of the Southwest, tribal artists at the Indian Market, or simply to escape the summer heat, Casa Luminosa will provide an experience that we hope will keep you returning to our tranquil sunlight year after year.

Vaya con Dios,

Pam and Paul Sternweis

Short Term Rental Permit #16-00135420

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Property Manager
Sue Kimberley
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

Amenities

Northeast Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Ask for our cancellation policy on long-term rentals. It is NOT VRBO's dictated policy.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , en-suite
    Hall/guest bath - toilet , shower , Shower only
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Guest Room - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , in living room
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

We second all the raves below

  • 5 of 5

We just returned home from a wonderful week at the Casa Luminosa. As previous reviewers have noted, the unit is extremely well located, well equipped, quiet and comfortable. We loved watching the sunrise in the morning and set in the evenings we stayed in. We highly recommend this VRBO to others.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Condo, close in with views

  • 5 of 5

We loved our week stay in October. It's easy walking distance to the square. The views are fantastic. It's well equipped, and being an end unit, it's private and quiet. I would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Casa Luminosa - Attractive Condo in Great location

  • 5 of 5

I stayed for 5 weeks at this lovely, well cared for condo, featuring up-scale décor, modern bathrooms, privacy and great views. The kitchen is well-appointed, along with ample closet space, full internet, TV and sound system, plus many extras to make for a comfortable visit to Santa Fe. Helpful and caring owner and property management team made everything about the stay easy and enjoyable.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible Casa Luminosa

  • 5 of 5

Our love for Santa Fe began only two years ago. Our first visit we stayed for four days in an inn and immediately planned to come back for a month that fall. We checked VRBO and found a delightful condo overlooking the city with incredible views. We booked it again for this past September but the owner had sold it. Happily, we found Casa Luminosa in the same group of condos and booked it through Destino Santa Fe via VRBO. What a find. This end unit was even better with huge windows on the second level living area overlooking the magnificent scenery in every direction. The furnishings were perfect, the place spotless inside. Every possible need had been anticipated. Sue Kimberley and Chris were a joy to deal with. The location was walking distance to galleries, grocery shopping, restaurants, the central core while far enough away to be quiet. Parking was outside the door. It was idyllic.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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15 great months at Casa Luminosa

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I are nearing the end of a total of 15 months at Casa Luminosa, and we want to provide information to prospective renters on the unit’s splendid features. We selected Casa Luminosa for 3 main reasons: (1) its 270 degree view that extends from the Santa Fe Ski Area to Atalaya Peak to the entire downtown area of Santa Fe to the Sandia Mountains above Albuquerque; (2) the comfortable, open, well-equipped, nicely furnished 2-story living space; and (3) the location within a short walking distance of the Santa Fe Plaza. We’ll never forget the incredible sunrises above the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

We will have nothing but fond memories of our lengthy stay at Casa Luminosa. Whatever minor issues arose were promptly addressed by the friendly and accommodating owner and management.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family getaway with pets

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 humans and 2 canines were very comfortable during our stay in June, 2014. We had ample of room to spread out. The unit was tastefully decorated and not cluttered. We especially like the openness of the living and dining areas, and the views were outstanding from these rooms. The leather sofa and lounge chair were so comfortable to relax in after a long day of hiking and sightseeing. The bathrooms were modern and large. The unit is within walking distance to the Plaza (about 10 minutes). There is also an excellent French bakery that we walked to every morning to get breakfast. We love to hike, and there were so many hiking trails within 10 minutes of Casa Luminosa. We can't say enough good things about this unit!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
De Vargas Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Historic Santa Fe Plaza

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Rates & Availability

Northeast Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer - July & August
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
60 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
December
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
Summer - July & August
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
60 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
90 night minimum stay
$2,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

We welcome long-term rentals. There is a security deposit of $700 on monthly rentals. Monthly guests are asked to pay gas & electric over $100/month. We will create a rental agreement for 3+ months. Last month's rent is due upon booking. First month and security deposit due 30 days prior to arrival. Middle month due that month.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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