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Magical 5 Bdrm Retreat, Spectacular Setting/W Views!!

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Gorgeous setting in the Sandia Mountains

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Last updated: 08/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Although this home has a 4 night minimum, sometimes there are only 2-3 nights available in-between bookings. Please send an inquiry if you are interested in booking for one of these shorter stays.

This luxurious, private retreat is located in the Sandia Mountain foothills, yet is only a 20 minute drive to downtown Albuquerque. The 4000 square foot adobe house has both southwest charm and modern appeal and amenities. The kitchen has 2 kiva fireplaces, granite counter tops, an oversize Viking double-oven range, sub-zero refrigerator, and is furnished with everything needed to prepare a gourmet meal.

The 5 bedrooms are beautifully furnished, 2 have fireplaces, and all include premium bedding and fine linens. The charming living room has a 56'Sony Wega HD entertainment center with Mirage surround sound stereo system and speakers throughout the house. The house has 5 distinctive adobe fireplaces, brick floors, and 17 skylights. The lovely yard features a garden with pond and waterfall cascading through the boulders. From the huge outdoor deck off the kitchen the stunning view spans the horizon, overlooking the city of Albuquerque, Mount Taylor, the distant mesas, and the luminescent, constantly changing, New Mexico sky.

This spectacular property is located on 2 acres and borders the ten thousand acre Sandia Mountain Wilderness area on 2 sides. Hiking trails are located out the back door that can lead you along the face of the mountain to the Sandia Peak Tramway, or all the way to the top of the mountain along the La Luz Trail. A short 5 minute walk takes you to one of the Sandia mountain's beautiful watersheds, with a seasonal rushing stream and waterfalls.

This house is both a peaceful retreat, and a convenient base for exploring both Albuquerque and Santa Fe. The closest restaurant is 5 minutes away, more restaurants and markets are 10 minutes away, the mall is 20 minutes, downtown Albuquerque is 20 minutes and Santa Fe is a 50 minute drive north.

An ideal location for couple getaways, retreats, family reunions, and special celebrations, this property is truly a magical, unique, elegant and serene resort in the wilderness of Albuquerque.

Keywords: Adobe home, Sandia Mountain, hiking, private, views, secluded, retreats, family reunions, celebrations.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Spectacular mountain, city, sunset and distant views.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Den with piano, television, and game table....moreless

  • Games:

    Board games...moreless

  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    60' Sony Wega...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Comfortable dining table can seat up to 10. Fireplace and spectacular views from dining table...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Living room with views, fireplace, and entertainment center....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking for up to 6 cars....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Broadband DSL...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Catering can be arranged for your special event....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Kitchen Aide top of the line...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Viking stove w/griddle, double ovens Sub-zero refrigerator, all small appliances granite countertops counter island...moreless

  • Microwave

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Large deck with covered area for dining outdoors with views of mountains and city....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Spacious outdoor living space with spectacular views of the mountains, city lights, and distant mesas beyond....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Holidays
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2017
6 night min stay
$450

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$350
$2,500 $6,500

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning fee $250

Notes:

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10.00 per night, per additional guest


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/26/2016
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Location

Sandia Casino is 5 minutes away, balloon park is 10 minutes, several fine golf courses are less than a 15 minute drive, Old Town Albuquerque is 20 minutes, movie theaters are 15 minutes.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Three things I love about New Mexico: the glorious sky, the hot green chile, and the unique character of buildings made out of mud (adobe). I love the hiking in the Sandia Mountains, and from this house the trails begin out the back door.

Why the Owner Chose Tierra Monte, NM, USA:
My family lived in the house from 2005 to 2008. It has the ambiance and serenity of living in the mountains but you are very close to shopping, dining and entertainment. The views of the city, mountains and desert mesas beyond are spectacular. This all-adobe home was built by an artist/builder with very little disturbance to the surrounding landscape. It is set within huge boulders and ancient oak trees. The top floor of the 3 level home is built into the mountain side, so from the windows you are eye level with the ground and have an inspiring view of the natural landscape. The mountain wilderness surrounds you, yet shopping and restaurants are only 10 minutes away.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Watching the sky from the deck can be mesmerizing, the hummingbirds always put on a great show, you might spot a bobcat from a window (don't worry, they're scared of you), enjoy a good book by one of the 5 kiva fireplaces, watch the snow build a winter wonderland all around you, hike to a waterfall or to the top of Sandia Mountain out the back door, drive 10 minutes to a great restaurant, enjoy a good movie or listen to your favorite music with the amazing entertainment system, spend time preparing a meal together in the spacious, comfortable, beautiful, gourmet kitchen, sleep in and enjoy the deep stillness of the mountains surrounding you. Forget all the sightseeing plans, you won't want to leave!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Gorgeous setting in the Sandia Mountains

    Gorgeous setting in the Sandia Mountains

  • Stone Step Entrance

    Stone Step Entrance

  • Welcoming entrance

    Welcoming entrance

  • Living room with first class Sony/Mirage/Yamaha entertainment system.

    Living room with first class Sony/Mirage/Yamaha entertainment system.

  • Fabulous gourmet kitchen.

    Fabulous gourmet kitchen.

  • Dining area with spectacular views, opens to spacious deck.

    Dining area with spectacular views, opens to spacious deck.

  • View from the deck (large deck provides a spectacular, extended living space).

    View from the deck (large deck provides a spectacular, extended living space).

  • Master bath oaking tub with Talavera tile and spectacular views.

    Master bath oaking tub with Talavera tile and spectacular views.

  • Third bedroom with queen bed, shared full bath, and beautiful view.

    Third bedroom with queen bed, shared full bath, and beautiful view.

  • Soaking tub with colorful Talavera tile.

    Soaking tub with colorful Talavera tile.

  • Fifth bedroom with king bed, fireplace, half bath,  and spectacular views.

    Fifth bedroom with king bed, fireplace, half bath, and spectacular views.

  • The house is nestled into the mountains.

    The house is nestled into the mountains.

  • The view from the road to the house.

    The view from the road to the house.

  • Dragon Door Knocker

    Dragon Door Knocker

  • Cozy living room with fireplace, leather sofas, and enchanting views.

    Cozy living room with fireplace, leather sofas, and enchanting views.

  • Kitchen fireplace and steps up to a cozy bedroom.

    Kitchen fireplace and steps up to a cozy bedroom.

  • Dining area with fabulous views.

    Dining area with fabulous views.

  • Deck off kitchen and master bedroom

    Deck off kitchen and master bedroom

  • Master bedroom with queen, twin, fireplace, sliding door to deck, and VIEWS!

    Master bedroom with queen, twin, fireplace, sliding door to deck, and VIEWS!

  • Second bedroom with double bed, views,  and private bath.

    Second bedroom with double bed, views, and private bath.

  • Fourth bedroom w/queen, extra twin, shared full bath, and beautiful view.

    Fourth bedroom w/queen, extra twin, shared full bath, and beautiful view.

  • Cozy extra twin bed in fourth bedroom.

    Cozy extra twin bed in fourth bedroom.

  • Downstairs den with piano, TV, game table, sleeper sofa, outside entrance.

    Downstairs den with piano, TV, game table, sleeper sofa, outside entrance.

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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    10
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 08/26/2016

(505) 480-8812 (New Mexico, USA)

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