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Deluxe Adobe Home - Mountain Views - Indoor Pool - High Speed WIFI

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Bienvenidos a 12 Los Altos - Vista del Salto

This Deluxe Adobe Home sits close by Taos Ski Valley and the Village of Arroyo Seco, Taos, NM. Its excellent location is only 9 miles or a short 10 minutes drive to the Taos Ski Valley; only a short 1.3 miles to the Quaint & Soothing Village of Arroyo Seco with its many restaurants, coffee shops, galleries, studios & stores; and only 10 miles or a short 15 minute drive to the historic Taos Plaza with its many shops, galleries, restaurants, night life and so much more!

12 Los Altos – “Vista del Salto” will comfortably accommodate 1 or 2 families. It is located in the exclusive Community of Los Altos which offers to all of its residents and guests, the full use of its indoor swimming pool, steam room, outdoor tennis court(s)and basketball. Only minutes from your front door you can be skiing or snowboarding at Taos Ski Valley, or hiking and fishing in the ever green Carson National Forrest.

From your living room and your private front outdoor patio, you will have unparalleled views of the sun as it comes up over Gallina Peak, Pueblo Peak, and El Salto Mountain...which explains why #12 is called “Vista del Salto”.

This large 3 bedroom, 2 bath home has 2,700 square feet (+/-) of living space (not including the double garage) and offers large picture windows with custom beveled glass accents, original Saltillo tile floors, a stainless steel fully equipped modern kitchen, an open and spacious floor plan, 10 foot viga ceilings with hand carved beams, 4 working fireplaces and wood cut & ready for your use, your own private hot tub with unmatched sunsets out your back door, 2 large & private outside patios –the front patio facing east & the brilliant morning sunrise and the back patio with high end outdoor furniture for you to sit, chat, or have a wonderful dinner to watch the whiskey colored sunset in the west, and an over sized double garage for our guest use & convenience.

We are committed to providing our guests with all the comforts and amenities of a deluxe vacation rental which means that when you finish your day of skiing, snowboarding, cycling, hiking, shopping or just plain relaxing, you can connect to your office on our secured wireless internet connection that will allow VPN (Virtual Private Network) connectivity, or just sit back in the new & very comfortable living room couch or easy chair and turn on your favorite television program, movie, football or baseball game or if you dare to find out what is happening in the world outside of your vacation hide-a-way, you can watch CNN, or CNBC, or just watch the local New Mexico News stations on the brand new 46’’ HD (High Definition) Samsung TV which we provide with 125 channels plus premium channels.

Check,E-Check, Money Order or Bank Check, Visa, MasterCard & Amex Accepted.

Starter Paper Goods, Towels & Linens Included in Quoted Rates

All rates shown are before Tax.

Tax: 7.125%

Cleaning - $125.00

Admin - $100.00

Concierge Services: Additional to Quoted Rates

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Telephone Contact - Joel: Toll Free: +1 877 231-9200 Ext 3 (Ext 3 (Toll Free) 9-6PM EST or 240-793-2100 Anytime Any day

Email Contact:

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More Details

Joel Kimel
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017

About Joel Kimel

Own a number of vacation properties including #12 Los Altos in Arroyo Seco/Taos, and a great 5 bedroom 3.5 bath beach property with bay and ocean views in Bethany Beach, DE. We hail from the nations capital, Washington DC and reside part of the year in Potomac, MD. Have been actively involved in real estate for over 30 years and attempt bring our guests the very best vacation experience when staying in one of our properties.

Joel Kimel purchased this house in 2007

Why Joel Kimel chose New Mexico

Fell in love with the mountains, the people, our home and the climate. #12 Los Altos is perfectly situated between the Mountains, Carson National Forrest, Taos Ski Valley and the Town Plaza. Easy in and out from either Albuqueque, NM and Denver, Co

What makes this house unique

Our home is situated on a half acre of land and the adjacent parcel is undeveloped and its unlikely it ever will be developed since our neighbors want to preserve the amazing views all around us. Our home has180 degrees views of the many mountain ranges which surround us. There are some who say #12 Los Altos has the best views of El Salto Mountain in the area - our views from inside and outside our home are definitely amazing!! Sit in our private hot tub and get swept away by the stars or the sunset...


Nearest Airport
140 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Taos Country Club
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Route 522
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
Taos Cow, Aseq, Sabroso
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Taos Ski Valley
Car: necessary


Arroyo Seco House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , En Suite Bath - His & Her Sink with Ski Light
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Very large with En Suite Bath, Fireplace, HD TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , With Fireplace
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Plus 2 Twin EZ Beds....
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2) Plus 2 Twin/Single EZ-Beds (Total of 4 Twins Available)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • jetted tub
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
46'' LCD High Def TV with 125 digital channels & HBO, New 32'' LCD TV in MasterBedroom, Private Patio with Full Size Outdoor Chimnea (Fireplace)


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Deluxe Adobe Home - Mountain Views - Indoor Pool - High Speed WIFI
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Never disappoints!

  • 5 of 5

This is our fourth time staying at this property, and it never disappoints. Location is terrific, and the house is very comfortable and welcoming. Breakfast by a blazing fire with snow falling can you beat that?

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect ski house

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home! Nice, open floor plan with everything you need! Only minutes to the ski slopes, quiet, and kid friendly neighborhood. Right next door to the pool, tennis/basketball courts and lots of land for the kids to run safely.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring Break 2016

  • 5 of 5

My family and another family traveled to Taos for Spring break. Our trip included snow skiing and snowmobiling. Beth and Joel's home was just as promised. It was very clean, beautifully decorated and had absolutely gorgeous views out of the stunning windows in the home. Everything we needed in the kitchen was there. It was wonderful getting to make and sit by the fireplace each day. A lot of thought and attention has has been put into this rental making it feel like home. Nancy, the care taker, was very pleasant and helped us with a ride into town in order to pick up a rental car.

I would recommend this home to anyone and would love to go back and stay for a couple of weeks. The prairie dogs were fun to watch each morning and the sunsets were like none other. The neighborhood was very peaceful and well kept.

Our drive to the Taos Valley Ski slopes was very easy and quick (appox. 20 min)

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home for a short or long stay in the Taos area

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a very nice 3 night stay in this comfortable, well designed home. The location is perfect for exploring the Taos area and the setting is private with great views. We loved the great room/kitchen/dining area with it's 2 fireplaces and comfortable seating. The master bedroom/bath suite is a lovely private retreat. Clearly, the owners want their guests to have a memorable experience because this house has everything you could ask for in a home away from home.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay in a lovely place

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here last week with a family of 6. Joel & Beth are pretty much the ideal version of folks you want to rent from: Joel had answers to my questions within minutes of emailing, we got all the required instructions & information a week before we were to arrive. I was overly reliant on my smart phone & didn't print out any of the information before our family of 6 reached the rental & found to my dismay that I could not download the information. I texted Joel with my predicament & within minutes, I had the information I needed to enter the home & log into the wifi & get the other information I needed.

The home is lovely & has fantastic views & we really enjoyed using that space as a base for our exploration of the places nearby. The Taos Ski Valley is gorgeous & there are plenty of lovely places to explore.

The rental has all the tableware, pots & pans you'd need in the kitchen & plenty of towels & sheets for a family of 6.

The only thing I wish was better was the beds - but that might just be a personal preference for firmer mattresses.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Ski Trip

  • 5 of 5

My family and I took a spring break ski trip to TSV in March 2015. Typically we stay at a hotel in town but this year we decided to look for a house in which to stay. It was an excellent change from our normal plan. Beth and Joel were extremely professional with the rental agreement. A week before our stay Beth and Joel emailed us detailed instructions for everything from how to work the cable tv to how to work the hot tub. The house had all of the kitchen supplies we needed during our stay as well as plenty of bedding and towels. The house was extremely close to the mountain, literally only 10-15 minutes away. After a day of skiing, the hot tub was a wonderful way to wind down and relax. I highly recommend this house especially for families wanting to stay close to the ski valley.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Key Deposit (Refundable) $100
Cleaning $125
Admin $150
Sec Deposit(Refundable) $350
Tax Rate 7.12%

Check, Money Order or Bank Check, Visa & MasterCard Accepted.

Electronic Payment is accepted:
1) If Payment is made by credit card, there will be a 3.5% service charge added to the total amount charged.
2) If Payment is made by e-check, there will be no additional charge ($00.00) added to the total amount paid.

Provided there is no damage and keys are returned, the Security Deposit and Key Deposit will be promptly returned the week following your departure.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Thank you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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