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Large, Private Luxury Home -Ski Taos or Sled at House

(57 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 9-12)

Situated on two private acres among pinion, juniper, and Ponderosa pines in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Range, this newly-built(2003), three bedroom plus house is a perfect spot to relax after a long day spent skiing or seeing the many sights of Taos.

This is a hand-crafted, custom-built, Non-Smoking home with Southwest touches such as coved plaster ceilings, log vigas, and the traditional Northern New Mexico-style pitched roof. The house’s many windows are oriented to frame the mountain views and embrace the New Mexico sun with a warm southern exposure that heats and brightens the house all winter. The large south-facing deck on the main level and the two private upper balconies can be enjoyed all year. A full-length covered porch on the north side stays cool through the summer months and provides plenty of room to stomp off snow in the winter.

The house is located north of the town of Taos (nine miles), off the road to the Taos Ski Valley (eight miles). The elevation is estimated to be 7900 feet - which means cool and refreshing nights even in the heat of the New Mexico summer.

Inside, there are three bedrooms: the master bedroom downstairs and two bedrooms upstairs. One upstairs room has a lovely view of the Taos Ski Valley mountain, and is furnished with a queen bed. The other bedroom has twin beds and an optional futon double mattress for additional guests. Both upstairs rooms have large private balconies with southern views of the Truchas mountain range. The entire first floor has vigas with coved ceilings, and French doors opening onto the large south deck. The master bathroom has a large tub with a picture window framing a view of pine trees. The living room has a large fireplace, for nights before the roaring fire. The living room also has a queen-size sofa bed for extra sleeping capacity. The attractive kitchen has a Jenn-Air range and granite tile countertops, and is fully-equipped for most cooking needs.

There is an outdoor Jacuzzi tub for skiers to soak away the effects of a long day on the slopes. Taos Ski Valley is near our house, and Angel Fire is a short drive in the other direction. In winter, snow often blankets our property and there is a sledding slope for kids near the driveway. In summer, you are encouraged to bring your mountain bikes to explore the trails reached directly from our house.

NOTE: Our house is reached by a 1.9 mile county-maintained dirt road (Gallina Canyon Road). Depending on the time of year, a four-wheel drive vehicle may be recommended due to snow conditions.

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Owner

Member since: 2003

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 15
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Small pets allowed subject to additional refundable deposit....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 12-15

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • Den: 1 queen, 2 bunk bed

    Available as an option paid in addition to the regular rate...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (4)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Gourmet Kitchen, BBQ Grill

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

Reviews

4.8
from 57 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Bargain Rate
Mar 26 - Jun 3, 2017
2 night min stay
$150
$1,500 $2,500
FREE Days Pre-Ski 4 for 3
Nov 18 - Dec 20, 2017
2 night min stay
$180
$1,000 $2,500
Ski Season High
Dec 21 - Jan 2, 2018
4 night min stay
$400
$2,000

Changeover Day: Friday


Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250
$1,250 $2,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Housekeeping $125 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $300
  • Tax Rate 10.125%

Notes:

Deposit will be refunded if premises left in good condition.

Pet fee is $50 and a pet deposit of $250 is refunded if no pet damage and no pet mess.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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Location

Taos Peublo - Native American site of interest; Private access to national forest; Mountain bike trail system; River rafting, kayaking and natural hot springs nearby

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: This is our family enjoying the house!

Why the Owner Chose Taos, NM, USA:
My husband is a Native New Mexican, and Taos is a magical place

The Unique Benefits at this House:
There is nothing like New Mexico! Skiing, hiking, Taos Pueblo, Taos Plaza, rafting the Rio Grande, eating green chile, relaxing in the hot tub while snow falls


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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Photos

  • Surprise!! Clear Blue June Skies Send Hail to the South Deck to Cool the Evening

    Surprise!! Clear Blue June Skies Send Hail to the South Deck to Cool the Evening

  • Covered North Porch: relax in the summer; stomp off snow in the winter

    Covered North Porch: relax in the summer; stomp off snow in the winter

  • Picnic Table near the House among Ponderosas

    Picnic Table near the House among Ponderosas

  • Linc and Polo Dance on Lobo Peak After Hiking the Secret Trail

    Linc and Polo Dance on Lobo Peak After Hiking the Secret Trail

  • Taos dawn as seen from East bedroom window

    Taos dawn as seen from East bedroom window

  • Christmas Festivities Under the Vigas in the Great Room

    Christmas Festivities Under the Vigas in the Great Room

  • O Tannenbaum Holiday Season Lights up the Stairway in December

    O Tannenbaum Holiday Season Lights up the Stairway in December

  • Kids Can Make A Snowman, Ski, Snowshoe or Sled In Private Foothills

    Kids Can Make A Snowman, Ski, Snowshoe or Sled In Private Foothills

  • Pajama-clad chefs Test Christmas Cookies in the Kitchen

    Pajama-clad chefs Test Christmas Cookies in the Kitchen

VRBO #28511

This listing was first published here in 2003.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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