Historic Adobe in Quiet Location with Colorful Interior

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Last updated: 09/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Enjoy a unique and authentic experience in Taos at Casa Pajaro on Historic La Loma Plaza. Well known Taos artist Jim Wagner designed the colorful interior and much of the furniture in this restored adobe circa 1795. Quiet and convenient location is a 10 minute walk to the Taos Plaza, museums, restaurants, grocery store, and galleries

We love dogs and cats! Bring you canine or feline companion with you to stay at Casa Pajaro.

If you enjoy cooking, you will love the fully equipped kitchen. Includes coffee maker, coffee grinder, blender, waffle iron and complete set of high quality cookware.

WiFi and Hi Def Direct TV with DVR.
Washer and dryer with eco laundry product provided..
Queen bed in master bedroom and memory foam double bed in second bedroom. Sofa bed in living room for additional sleep space.

Private walled court yard with teak table and chairs for al fresco dining.

Home features organic linens, down comforters and down pillows.

Comfortable hot water baseboard heating throughout home.

Adobe mud brick thick wall construction keeps the casa cool in summer and warm in winter. A conscious and artful environment are yours to experience at Historic Casa Pajaro.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We love well behaved dogs! House is surrounded by adobe wall so dog can be contained outside....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Pet friendly


  • Books:

    Many interesting books about NM and the local area....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Assorted games for all ages...moreless

  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Flat screen TV with Hi Def DirecTV and DVR. DVD Player...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Easy walk 2-3 blocks to Taos Plaza. Many stores, restaurants, coffee shops, bars & bars available. Also live music free at the Taos Inn nightly....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Sit out on the front portal and admire the mountains in the distance....moreless

  • Town:

    2-3 blocks to downtown Taos, NM Easy walk from casa....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Eat at the large kitchen table or Al Fresco on the private front porch table....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Kiva fireplace with wood provided. ...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Comfortable hot water baseboard heat throughout home....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    High thread count organic sheets and pillow cases. Goose Down pillows. Each bed has Goose Down Comforter with organic cotton cover. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Enjoy the Hi Definition DirecTV and DVR or watch a DVD. Kiva fireplace in Living room. ...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    Room to park in private drive in front of house....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Land line for local calls if desired. Answering machine....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Coyuchi Organic cotton Towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Inside the house or out on the front porch use the Internet for work or pleasure....moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    We love coffee. Several sizes of Melita Cones with paper filters so you can make a single pour over or a pot of coffee. Electric drip coffee maker with auto timer....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    If part of your vacation involves cooking great food you will love this "cooks" kitchen. Decent Knives, Graders, Peelers, Whisk, Strainers, Steamer, Roasting Pan and much more. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    High quality dishes, silverware and glassware. Salt Mill, Pepper Mill, Assorted serving bowls and platters. Champagne Bucket and glasses. Vacu Vin. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Large Round Dining Table. Several sets of cloth napkins and place mats to choose from. Bose Radio / CD player with iPhone plug in. Assorted CD"s of many musical styles....moreless

  • Oven:

    Gas Oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Organic Olive, Safflower & Coconut Oil, Assorted Tea, Hot Chocolate, Organic Popcorn, and many other condiments furnished. Waffle mixture to use with waffle maker....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas Stove ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Cuisinart toaster...moreless


  • Bicycles:

    1 Cruiser bike with lock. Combination 7301...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Smoky Joe Grill available for use....moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Front porch with outdoor dining table provides a great place for meals, drinks, or reading and relaxing as you view the beautiful mountain views. Very private with surrounding adobe wall....moreless



Write a review 5
from 26 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 23 - Nov 27, 2016
3 night min stay
Winter Holidays
Dec 18 - Jan 1, 2018
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning $100
  • Taxes Not included


$150 rate is based on 1 or 2 people. Additional guests are $15 per guest per night.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 09/23/2016
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140 Miles
Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Nearest Train
Santa Fe, NM. Lamy, NM
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Taos Ski Valley

Car: Not Necessary

Other Activities: shopping, boating, kayaking, Cross Country Skiing, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Hot Air Ballooning, Health/Beauty Spa, hunting.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I grew up in the Midwest and was delighted to find a place to cross-country ski where the winter was sunny and bright and not bitter cold. After moving to Austin, TX., Taos was a welcome relief from the hot summers.

Why the Owner Chose Taos, NM, USA:
As some of the early artists who made their way to Taos remarked, it's the incredible light. La Loma Plaza is a very unique location tucked away in town of Taos. The seasons in all have a special beauty.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Most of the gorgeous furniture was hand painted by local artist, Jim Wagner. the adobe walls keep the house warm in the winter and cool in the summer. The front portal is a pleasant place to sit outside and enjoy the changing light of the day.

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Speaks: english



  • Private handcrafted flagstone courtyard

    Private handcrafted flagstone courtyard

  • Courtyard


  • Snowfall on La Loma Plaza

    Snowfall on La Loma Plaza

VRBO #282682

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Saturday, October 22, 2016

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