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Beautifully Restored Historic Home, Easy Walk to Plaza & Railyard!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,270 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6), 3 night min.

This 100 year old, single-story, historic adobe home was recently completely remodeled. It maintains its Santa Fe charm while offering you all the modern amenities, from king size beds to high end appliances and all the accessories you will need to feel at home. The original hand-hewn viga ceilings are exquisite, the thick adobe walls masterfully done, the brick floors add warmth to the entire house. The courtyard is the ultimate sanctuary, the beautifully landscaped yard wraps around the house, the patio with its wrought iron furniture makes this the perfect place for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just wine with friends as you enjoy the always perfect climate of Santa Fe. The historic neighborhood is quiet and there is a feeling of warmth and friendliness.

Casa del la Fuente is named for the beautiful fountain which adorns the flowering garden with its meandering flagstone paths. There are colorful flowers blooming all spring, summer and into the fall. There are several places to sit and relax with a beverage and listen to the birds while in the privacy of adobe walls.

As you relax and enjoy one of the three portals you can hear the church bells ringing from the Santaurio de Guadalupe just a block away. It is one of the many historic buildings you can tour while visiting this beautiful old city. Santa Fe boasts having the oldest government building, the oldest house and the oldest church in the US. History abounds down every street. Exciting art galleries and shopping for one of a kind jewelry and art pieces. Travel back in time to 'The City Different' with it's European ambience.

There are works of art in every room that reflect the artisans of New Mexico. The decor reflects the warmth and beauty of Santa Fe. In the cooler months you are enticed into just relaxing and enjoying a fire in the pueblo style fireplace.

You can't beat this location, a 5 to 10 minute walk and you're at the Santa Fe Plaza; 5 minutes past the Plaza to Canyon Rd with all its galleries; 5 minutes the opposite direction and you're at San Busco Mall; 5 minutes past that and you're at the Railyard area where the farmers' market, galleries, restaurants, train depot and so much more await you.

We invite you to stay at our home and fall in love with all that Santa Fe has to offer. Casa de la Fuente, with it's adobe ambiance and beautiful decor will add old world charm to your visit.

Santa Fe Short Term Rental Permit #15-00130995

Keywords: House

More Details

Owner
Mary Hering
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Mary Hering

Mary and Jack are retired and reside a lot of the time in California. Jack was a construction superintendent most of his career. Mary, a graduate from University of CA at Long Beach with a BA in Drawing and Painting, worked as a business owner and a graphic designer. Mary has been an animal lover all of her life and with her daughter shows Pembroke Welsh Corgis all over the US. RVing is also a passion for Jack and Mary. But most of all they enjoy visiting Santa Fe, NM for the wonderful festivals and to enjoy all of the wonderful restaurants and sights and sounds of "The City Different."

Mary Hering purchased this house in 2011

Why Mary Hering chose Downtown

Purchased in 2011 Casa de la Fuente had everything we were looking for in a vacation home. It is extremely close to the Plaza, and it is in a very old historic district of Santa Fe. The interior is warm and friendly with the double adobe walls and very comfortable layout. The brick floors and huge hand hewn vigas and board ceilings are reminiscent of building practices from centuries ago. The home is perfect for two couples with each having its own entrance and with enough separation to provide privacy. The flowering gardens are lush and inviting. The fountain adds ambiance to that afternoon al fresco dining experience. And the home is very pet friendly which was very important to us as we often travel with one of our small dogs.

What makes this house unique

Casa de la Fuente is the perfect home for two couples. The kitchen is a cook's dream. It is very well designed to save steps while preparing a meal. The front portal is perfect with it's small table and two chairs for your morning coffee. And the side portal has a BBQ and several seating areas to enjoy dining al fresco while enjoying the water sounds from the fountain near by. The living room is adequate to entertain and very comfortable yet cozy and within steps to the table and kitchen. And don't forget the Cowgirl BBQ for evenings entertainment just a couple of minutes walk. So many restaurants are so very close by.

Amenities

Downtown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1270 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • King size beds (2) Queen sofa sleeper
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis

Reviews

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Beautifully Restored Historic Home, Easy Walk to Plaza & Railyard!
average rating of 5.0 based on 41 reviews
5

Great house in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our extended, 6-week stay in Santa Fe. The house is completely furnished and we had everything we needed to make it like home. We were able to cook and BBQ in the fully furnished kitchen. We have 2 small dogs and the house is very "dog friendly." The walking path along the river is only a block away and the dogs loved walking there. But the best part of the house is it's location. We were able to walk to everything. We walked to restaurants for lunch and dinner, the Farmer's Market is really close and the Plaza is an easy walk also. There is a great movie theater in the area that is walkable. A great house in a wonderful neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were such lovely guests and we deeply appreciate the wonderful review of Casa de la Fuente. Our dogs enjoy the home and yard and walking in the quiet neighborhood also. The historic Guadalupe District is full of historic homes and ambiance. And I will have to go visit the new movie theater at the Railyard. There is so much to do and see in Santa fe. I am glad you could stay for such an extended visit.
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Must stay in Santa Fe

  • 5 of 5

We loved your home and enjoyed our time in Santa Fe. This is by far one of the nicest VRBO rentals we've found any where. The interior decor was very special and the premises were clean and all we hoped for.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for the glowing review. We try to present the feeling of Santa Fe in the decor and in the architecture of the home with its pueblo revival design. The 2 ft thick walls, vigas and nichos add to your experience of old Santa Fe. We have decorated the home with things we have purchased in the City Different. Like the "Our Lady of Guadalupe statue", "retablos," and "navajo rugs" that hang thoughout. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at Casa de la Fuente.
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5

Historic Guadalupe district gem

  • 5 of 5

This home was beautifully appointed and conveniently located. The Santa Fe river walk was a block away. Railyard was a 5 minute walk (great farmer's market), and the plaza was a 15 minute walk. There were many great restaurants you can walk to (unless it is raining as in our case). And Trader Joe's was a 5 minute drive.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Casa de la Fuente is beautifully located between the Railyard and the Plaza and within easy walking distance to so much wonderful restaurants and shopping. Glad you enjoyed your stay.
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5

Tranquil and convenient

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home close to the railyard district. We stayed with our adult children who had never been to SF before so the location was perfect for walking, and restaurants. We didn't cook much but the kitchen was more than adequate. Bedrooms and living room very comfy.

One recommendation--a screen door on all the entrances. One of the great aspects of SF is the cool mornings and evenings. Since the house is adobe and no a/c, we opened windows up at these times to cool the house down.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You Marilyn. We are so happy you stayed at Casa de la Fuente. I am sorry that you may have experienced some warmer weather. We were there in August also and the weather was very pleasant. I am definitely considering options for cooling down the home at night. We have ceiling fans that are super but will consider your suggestion for screen doors to the bedrooms. We are also investigating ductless AC to see if that is a possibility for our historic adobe. Might be good for those few warm days that we sometimes experience in SF.
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Comfort close to the plaza

  • 5 of 5

A great two bedroom home with all the comforts of your own home. We used the sleeper sofa in the living room as well and it has an air mattress on top - extremely comfortable! The neighborhood was quiet, peaceful and within walking distance of the farmers market and the plaza area. We had a wonderful stay and would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so glad you stayed with us during your visit to "The City Different." The home is perfect for two couples and even with an extra person the sleeper sofa is as comfortable as the king beds. With the inflatable pillow top, the La-z-boy sofa is a dream. I am so glad you enjoyed the clos-in location of Casa de la Fuente. It is truly "within walking distance" to everything. We look forward to your next visit.
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Cozy and perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 had a great experience staying at the casita for a week over our spring break. The location is just perfect, easy walking distance to Plaza, fantastic restaurants and shopping. The casita is decorated and furnished with great attention to detail and very cozy at the same time. We'd love to return soon!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We so appreciate the lovely review of Casa de la Fuente. We always enjoy sharing the home with guests that love Santa Fe as we do. The decor was selected from things we love in and around the city. We have tried to add whimsical art as well as traditional pieces that exude the culture in SF. We sincerely hope that you come visit us again in this beautiful city with it's marvelous weather.
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Santa Fe Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Cowgirl
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Marty Sanchez Golf Course/Buffalo Thunder Tewa
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
Railrunner
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-25
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
22 Restaurants within 4 blks
Nearest Ski
11 Miles
Santa Fe Ski Area

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Exit Cleaning fee (4) $150
Pet Fee $15
Tax Rate 7.0%

The rates quoted are for 4 guests.
There will be a $25.00 laundering charge for use of the sofa sleeper.
Pet fees of $15.00/nt will be charged for one small well behaved housebroken pet.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.