Beautiful Adobe House - Walk from Taos Plaza(29 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths - sleeps 6
We added a 450 Sq. Ft. Dining Room and sitting area with a gas fireplace. This year we added the color coat and it looks beautiful!
We like to cook so we equipped the kitchen for a wide range of cooking and baking supplies. The cabinets are hand crafted and the new stone counter tops are a beautiful green slate with spectacular gray and white grain.
The teak dining table easily seats eight. The kitchen and dining area receive lovely morning light through a skylight and a French door to a stone patio.
Our home is fenced in with off street parking as well as a gated parking area and a small, fenced in back yard.
New Addition: We added a large room to the front of our house, to provide a dining area and a sitting area with a gas fireplace. We chose adobe construction, though it is costly, to preserve the comfortable feel of the house. We are very pleased with the work, done to a high standard, and the house continues to be very warm in winter and cool in summer.
Additionally, we added a large amount of counter space to the kitchen and it is a wonderful environment for cooking.
Member since: 2008
- 2400 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Low Allergen Environment
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Audio Tape Player
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Games For Kids
- Music Library:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Activities Guide
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Thermos Bottle
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
When we added a front dining and sitting area, we took the opportunity to upgrade our kitchen with more cabinets, doubling our countertop work space, and replacing the countertops with slate....moreless
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Wood Deck
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- Cleaning included $0
Rates include cleaning and tax, a substantial saving with Taos lodging tax now over 12%.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Taos, New Mexico, USA
We are located a few minutes walk from the town plaza, home to live music in the summer and art/jewel/souvenir shopping all year round. A few minutes walk to the north takes you to Kit Carson Park and the Taos Community Center (check out their events page: http://tcataos.org/). Many restaurants are within walking distance, as well as Smith's, a full service grocery store. In spite of our central location, you will find Bear House very quiet and with almost a rural feel in our quiet neighborhood, with a fenced yard and a park that bounds our property at the rear.
Other Activities: Taos Ski Valley is known around the world for fantastic skiing and comfortable facilities. In the summer, one can ride the lift for incredibly beautiful hiking or enjoy various musical performances. TSV, one of the last resorts to reserve lifts for skiers only, three years ago began welcoming snowboarders. Contrary to old-timers' fears, snowboarders have easily integrated into the experience. In fact, they bring a youthful liveliness that has been very welcome. Whether you are planning to relax in our comfortable adobe and catch up on your reading or want outdoor adventure,
Bear House will give you a comfortable base. We love to cook so our kitchen is fully equipped with good pans and tools, and a very user friendly layout for one to many cooks. However, a meal at Graham's, Lambert's and Antonio's are musts for our trips here. Very different and very high quality dining.
Ski: While many find Taos Ski Valley to provide ample variety, some like to visit different areas and near Taos are Red River, Angel Fire and the Santa Fe Ski Resort. On a powder day, though, I always recommend TSV. They plow and sand their roads early and often and have many places for intermediate and advanced skiers to enjoy fresh powder.
Year Purchased: 1992
About the owner: We have loved Taos and the Taos Ski Valley since our first trip here in 1983. We began looking around for some land to build on and were on our way to make an offer when we saw a photo of this house listed. We changed our plans, our agent arranged a visit and we bought the house! We have made many improvements, including a skylight in the kitchen, a second bathroom, a heating system and a gas fireplace in the kiva in the master bedroom. Most recently, we added several hundred square feet in adobe to give us a dining room and a sitting room, also equipped with a gas fireplace. We find it so comfortable that it is hard to go home to California, as we must do tomorrow.
Why the Owner Chose Taos, NM, USA:
There is something about adobe building that is soothing to the soul! Warm in the winter, cool in the summer and simply relaxing to be in.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
I have heard from past guests that the photos don't do justice to the place. Just know that I have made it as beautiful and comfortable as I can. So, great mattresses, good reading lights, different areas to hang out in, bedrooms in separate areas of the house for privacy.
Piano in Adobe Bedroom
One piece of art in the sitting area in the front of the house
Our back deck after a lovely snow.
Another view of the Master Bedroom
A winter view of the back yard.
View from the back deck into the El Monte Sagrudo Park
One view of the front bedroom
One view of the master bedroom
A late summer view of the back deck
Winter View of Front Yard
View from sitting room into kitchen
New plaster looks beautiful with the green metal roof.
Front sitting area
Kitchen for cooks
Walking from the TV room towards the master bedroom
A view of the seating in the TV room
A winter view with the bench inside the TV room
West side yard, shady and cool for summer afternoons
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