Twin Mountain Cabin - Secluded, Luxurious Home in Upper Canyon-Mountain Views(89 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-5 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8 adults)
The King Bedrooms, Great Room, Dining Room and back deck have wonderful views of Sierra Blanca. The front deck has a beautiful view of Capitan and is sunny in the morning and shaded in the afternoon. The Master Suite has a king bed, office and bath. There are TV’s in all the bedrooms and a big screen HDTV in the Great Room, all connected to cable. There is a DVD also. There are games available for the whole family to enjoy and of course, there is the computer and printer in a separate location. The fully equipped kitchen is huge and will accommodate lots of cooks. There is a baby crib, washer and dryer, iron and ironing board and gas grill provided.
The cabin is one level with 14 steps coming up from the 2 car garage. There is a graduated gravel walk with railing from the garage up to the front door that has only 2 steps into the house. The third bathroom has a tall boy toilet with handicapped rails and the shower is a step in with hand holds. The doors and walkways throughout the house would accommodate a wheel chair.
Activities: Our cabin is minutes from the famous Ruidoso shopping district, restaurants, grocery stores, 15 minutes from the Inn of the Mountain Gods, 20 minutes from Ski Apache and Lake Bonita which has designated hiking trails. There is a Fun Tracker (go carts, water rides, cliff climbing, etc) 15 minutes away and for the smaller children there are pony rides about 15 minutes away. A Super Wal-Mart and The Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Billy the Kid Casino is about 20 minutes to the East and you can purchase general admission, or Turf Club and Jockey Club seats reasonably. Check out: Spencer Theater of Performing Arts. Mountain Annies Riversong Theater, Flying J Ranch (western show and chuck wagon dinner), lots of Art Galleries and the McGary Foundary.
You can take a day trip to old Lincoln (antique historical museums/homes where Jesse James roamed) and Capitan (home of Smokey the Bear). Another day trip: Alamogordo (New Mexico Museum of Space History with I-Max Theater and White Sands) and Cloud Croft (great shopping, eating and The Lodge where Cary Grant and Judy Garland stayed). Grindstone Lake is 15 minutes from the cabin if you like to fish. There are several public golf courses. We recommend you check with the Ruidoso Chamber of Commerce to see what activities are happening in town.
We get rave reviews from our guests and know that you and your family will enjoy your stay so much that you will return year after year like many of our guests.
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Member since: 2009
- 2700 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1)
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Live Theater
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Computer Available
- Free Long Distance
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Ski & Snowboard
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 1 - May 15
2 night min stay
Oct 1 - Nov 15
2 night min stay
Nov 17 - Nov 27, 2017
5 night min stay
Christmas / New Years
Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2018
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $150 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Tax Rate 8.44%
Rates are subject to change until your reservation is confirmed. A signed rental agreement is required and will be sent to you using Adobe Sign.
Owner's cancellation policy:
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Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: We love Ruidoso, and consider it our second home! Our first home is in Oklahoma, and we love to get away to the coolness and solitude of Upper Canyon. Joe first visited Ruidoso with his family in the early '50s, and Judy made her first trip sometime in the '70s.
Why the Owner Chose Ruidoso, NM, USA:
We bought our first home in Ruidoso in 1996. We were out driving around Ruidoso one day and ended up at a lot with a For Sale sign high in the hills above Upper Canyon. When we climbed the hill and saw the view, we knew we had to build here. Judy and I sat down with an architect in front of his computer and designed this home ourselves. It was completed in 2005.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The home backs up to the national forest, and is visited daily by deer and turkey. An occasional bear and elk will come by. It's very secluded, but only minutes from shopping, casinos, and skiing.
- Primary: Toll Free (877) 830-2948
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Twin Mountain Cabin with Sierra Blanca in the background
The great room as viewed from the dining area.
Great room looking into kitchen / dining area.
King Bedroom with views of Sierra Blanca and National Forest
Fourth bedroom; queen bed
Rear deck. Faces National Forest. Views of Sierra Blanca and Capitan Mountains
A doe begging for a handout!
Bull elk in velvet (growing antlers).
Sunset looking over Sierra Blanca.
A beautiful winter day!
I was on the hill taking pictures when the deer walked up.
Great room showing wood stove and bay windows.
Master bedroom; King bed
Third bedroom; queen bed
Huge kitchen, fully equipped. In same room as great room.
View of Twin Mountain from nearby hill.
This big fellow shows up occasionally. Picture from rear deck
Just showing off for the girls!
Hooray! There's food here!
Bears are rarely seen at the cabin, but they do show up from time to time.
The fire feels great in the winter!
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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