Casita Des Montes - Affordable Guest House in Arroyo Seco(19 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 1 Bedroom (Queen) + 2 Convertible beds, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)
Stroll the apple orchard, sip a margarita, a hot cocoa or some iced tea while watching the spectacular New Mexico sunsets on the front porch, or just relax after a day of skiing or hiking. Even at this time of year you can don a fleece jacket and take your coffee or tea to the back portal where you can watch the early morning light play across the mountains as the bunnies enjoy their breakfast. This home combines high quality amenities (such as a very comfortable queen mattress with organic cotton linens and memory foam topper) with family affordability. Whether exploring the town of Taos, the nearby beautiful mountain ranges, or some of the best skiing in the world, Casita Des Montes offers you a cozy, affordable, and accessible home away from home.
Rent the Casita and the 'Green' straw bale house right next door for family gatherings or for celebrations with friends and we will give you a special rate. See # 194842 for details about this property.
The caretaker is the owner's aunt Linda and will help in any way she can, or offer advice or information on all things in the area, from where to eat or shop, to the best hiking trails.
If you visit once, you'll want to come back again and again.
Keywords: affordable, charming, casita, views, close to ski valley,
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Member since: 2008
- 600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Queen size Bed (1) New queen mattress with pillow top and memory foam topper. Down comforter in winter, cotton blankets and quilt in summer., Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Convertible love seat sleeper sofa, twin size, will sleep one child, Baby Cribs (1) Pack n' Play available upon request at time of inquiry., Sleep Sofa (1) New high-end convertible sofa bed will sleep 2. We can now accommodate 2 couples....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- 1, single sink, tiled step in shower.
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Clothes Dryer:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
Deck / Patio:
(3) Front porch faces west for the sunsets, back porch with grill for evening dinner or early morning tea or coffee with the sunrise over the Sangre de Cristo Mts. East facing patio with adobe wall is a cool and shaded spot in the summer....moreless
- Housekeeper Optional
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Ski Season 2015
Jan 5 - Mar 10, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $10
- Cleaning Fee $80
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 1985
About the owner: Welcome to Northern New Mexico! I am a licensed massage therapist specializing in Maya abdominal massage. I have two boys who love the activities available in Northern New Mexico.
Why the Owner Chose Arroyo Seco, NM, USA:
The Casita is on family property, passed down to me by my father who planted the orchard you will see as you enter the property.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our favorite things to do when we come to stay is to river raft, hike, and visit a most wonderful toy store in Taos called Twirl. Just relaxing and watching the marvelous sunsets is reason enough to visit as often as we can. I have made so many wonderful friends since my family discovered the Taos area in the early '70's and continue to visit and catch up with them each time we come back. And then there is that magical light on the mountains that is a source of constant wonderment and joy! I invite you to visit us at Casita des Montes and see what we mean!
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Relax on the front portal with a cool beverage and watch the sunset
Corner of bedroom with chest and bookcase offers ample storage for longer stays.
Sofa bed pulls out to make a full size bed to sleep children or adults
Open living and dining area. Great for sharing time with family.
Living Room view with twin size pull-out couch
Ceramic sink with Mexican tile
Bathroom with medicine cabinet and original art.
Cast iron gas heater provides instant warmth after a long day on the slopes
Casita is set back from the road for lots of quiet and privacy
View from the property of old Morada and the Sangre de Cristo foothills
Cozy queen bed with down comforter makes for a great night's sleep
Bedroom with original art and a Jim Wagner painted raven table.
Living Room with chest for storage
Twin pull-out sofa bed, looking into the kitchen area
Another view of the living and dining area.
Bathroom with ceramic sink, Mexican tile and barn wood doors.
Bring your lap top and surf the net from this corner desk
Trastero with books and games for some quiet time at the Casita
Portal faces the mountains and the sunrise. Sit here with your morning beverage.
One more spectacular sunset, our amazing view toward the west.
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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