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ARTIST ADOBE IN HISTORIC LA LOMA PLAZA - PET FRIENDLY

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Sofa bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)

Last minute travel plans? Give us a call, were glad to help. 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.

More Details

Owner
Allison Massey
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

About Allison Massey

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.

Allison Massey purchased this house in 2006

Why Allison Massey chose New Mexico

As the early artists who made their way to Taos remarked, "It's the incredible light". La Loma Plaza is a very unique location hidden 2 blocks from the downtown plaza. Walk to museums, galleries, Bent St, Ledoux St, restaurants and shops. The seasons all have a special beauty in Taos.

What makes this house unique

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.

Map

Nearest Airport
140 Miles
Albuquerque
Nearest Train
70 Miles
Santa Fe, NM. Lamy, NM
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
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.

Amenities

Taos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Town ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
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
Notes:
Pet friendly, we welcome your pet. Yard is completely walled in - so pet will be contained.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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ARTIST ADOBE IN HISTORIC LA LOMA PLAZA - PET FRIENDLY
average rating of 4.903226 based on 31 reviews
5

Love Casa Pajaro

  • 5 of 5

We loved our recent stay after several visits in the past and will be back soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 4 of 5

We loved being in this very funky and lively old Adobe. We entertained our friends and were constantly amused with little hidden (at first) artist signatures and pieces of whimsy. La Loma Plaza is historic and has such a good Taos feeling.

We did have one problem...the front door would not close after the afternoon rain showers. Easily fixed I am sure. Delightful home!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

Casa Pajaro is cozy, quiet and beautiful.

Just what we needed for a wonderful trip!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We love Casa Pajaro!

  • 5 of 5

Another magical week in Taos! Skiing at the mountain and soaking in Ojo Caliente. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pleasant Casa in a good location

  • 3 of 5

The property is conveniently located near the town center. If we could summarize our overall reelections it would be outdated. The linens bathroom linens are worn and actually spotted from bleach and stiff from being dried so often. The kitchen towels are no better. The bathroom is small and certainly not senior friendly. Their are no grab bars for the shower or the toilet which is not the new standard height. There is no vanity, just a pedestal sink, so their is no counter space. The bathroom mirror is the size of a postage stamp.

Their is no microwave in the kitchen and the coffee maker is a relic. All of the appliances are a minimum of 10 years old. The entrance to each room is not level. The thresholds are different heights and it is easy to trip, especially at night. Fortunately we brought flashlights.

The parking area is narrow which makes it difficult for accessing vehicle doors. The parking area is also blocked by a vehicle which is under a cover. Therefore you cannot pull your vehicle forward and exit the area going forward. You have to back out and be very careful not to hit the Casa patio wall or other obstructions.

The lighting, again is outdated. The lights give the old yellow dark light and are not the bright LED lighting that is available today. The chairs in living room, one wicker and one a narrow wood chair are uncomfortable. The couch and the chairs are low and difficult to get up from. Again, not senior friendly at all.

After a week we drove to Santa Fe and stayed for a week at another Casa which is on the VRBO website. The weeks rent was identical to this property. It was a delight. All updated appliances, bright and airy, well and tastefully decorated. The lines were of high quality, plenty of storage and comfortable furniture. It was senior friendly and everything was first class.

This property is overpriced and needs to be completely updated.

Bill and Gretchen Northrup

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So sorry, as you can see from other guest comments we have never received less than a 5 star review. We took your suggestions and have replaced the sheets. Also purchased new Organic Coyuchi cotton towels. Installed a new Krups coffee maker. Removed the vehicle from driveway making parking simple. Added night lighting throughout the casa. Replaced couch in living room. Appreciate your feedback.
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5

Charming and Delightful

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need and some very thoughtful touches in this charming and delightful casa decorated by Jim Wagner. Clean and welcoming. Close to everything, an easy walk to the Plaza and all the galleries and museums, yet private and quiet.

I throughly enjoyed my stay and wanted for nothing. I would return in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $100

Talk to us about a weekly special, stay 6 nights and get a 7th nite free, not including Christmas / New Years.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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