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Paloma - 5 Blocks to Plaza, 1 Block to Canyon Rd. Hot Tub - Two Casitas

Historic Eastside, Santa Fe, NM, USA
  • House500 sqft
  • Bedrooms0
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

House, Studio + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

This house is the real thing! The home is over one hundred years old. The original owners of this house dug the dirt and baked the adobe bricks themselves to build their house. This authentic 500 square foot home has not been overly remodeled maintaining the feel of Santa Fe's old world charm. The location could not be better on the historic east side. Our guests have been coming back and requesting this little charmer for 15 years now!

Quiet and secluded, the house is only 1 1/2 blocks to Canyon Road by the art gallery district and where some of my favorite restaurants are, and less than a mile, approximately a 12-15 minute walk to the famed Plaza. You will stay 1/2 block to one of Santa Fe's local’s favorite bookstore and coffee shop. This casita is the first of the growing inventory of "Two Casitas," furnished and painted in Mexican style, this spacious studio features a king size bed, flat screen cable TV and comfortable sleeper sofa in the same room, brick floors with a gorgeous Russian sumac rug. The house is graced with original paintings by well-known local artists such as famed Phyllis Kapp of Waxlander gallery (owner of Two Casitas, Wendy Kapp's mother.) This casita offers a full and separate kitchen and dining area. Casa Paloma has a private bath with a shower only. Warm yourself by the gas-burning fireplace or in the hot tub. Soak up the sun on the front portal, or porch. Double French doors open up into your large back yard as well. Watch the sun set and gaze at all the stars from mhere. Flag stone patio table and chairs with barbeque, a shared yet completely private and enclosed hot tub with the three-bedroom house next door. Maraposa. Paloma casita is a very private and separate guesthouse from the main house. If you have a larger party, you can also rent the Maraposa all at the same address in this compound.

Additional fees on this property are 15.456% tax. and a one time cleaning fee of $75.

City Permit # 18-00150070

Property Manager

Wendy Kapp

Member Since 2001
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Calendar last updated:
Mar 23, 2018
About Wendy Kapp

A note from Wendy Kapp- Owner of Two Casitas Santa Fe Vacation Rentals Having been raised in Chicago, my soul longed for the massive blue skies and mountains I first saw when my mother, well-known watercolor artist Phyllis Kapp of Waxlander Gallery, introduced me to this magnificent area when I was 6 years old. While returning west in 1975, I came through Santa Fe and fell in love with Northern New Mexico once again. I found the people here, especially back in '75, to be the most authentic people I had ever met and I decided to make Santa Fe my home. My extensive knowledge from living here for since 1975 makes me the perfect, local hostess to give you tips on making your stay memorable. I hope you come to love Santa Fe and, in-turn Two Casitas, as much as I do.

Wendy Kapp purchased this House in 1998

Why Wendy Kapp chose Historic Eastside

Location, location, location is why I chose these homes for our visitors. We want our guests to have the convenience of walking everywhere.

What makes this House unique

When you stay with Two Casitas you stay like a local, not like a tourist, and experience Santa Fe like you live here. Who knows, maybe you will someday!


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king
      • Studio- living room
        1 sleep sofa /futon, queen sleeper sofa


        • 1 Bathroom
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, shower

          Location Type

            • Downtown
            • Village


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


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Iron & Board
                        • Air Conditioning
                          mounted wall units
                        • Gas Fireplace
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                        • Internet
                        • Fireplace
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Living Room
                        • Parking
                        • Parking Off Street
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Wireless Internet


                            • Microwave
                            • Catering Available
                            • Cooking Utensils
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Kitchen
                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining
                                  indoor and outdoor
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 2 people


                                    • CD Player
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                    • Television


                                        • Lanai / Gazebo
                                        • Balcony
                                        • Boat
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                        • Golf
                                        • Kayak / Canoe
                                        • Bicycles
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                        • Ski & Snowboard
                                        • Tennis
                                        • Water Sports Gear

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Shared Hot Tub

                                              Onsite Services

                                                • Concierge
                                                • Private Chef


                                                    • live theater
                                                    • autumn foliage
                                                    • caves
                                                    • churches
                                                    • cinemas
                                                    • coin laundry
                                                    • festivals
                                                    • forests
                                                    • health/beauty spa
                                                    • library
                                                    • botanical garden
                                                    • museums
                                                    • playground
                                                    • recreation center
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • ruins
                                                    • synagogues
                                                    • theme parks
                                                    • waterfalls
                                                    • winery tours
                                                    • zoo

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • outlet shopping
                                                        • antiquing
                                                        • boating
                                                        • eco tourism
                                                        • gambling casinos
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • horseshoes
                                                        • miniature golf
                                                        • bird watching
                                                        • photography
                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • shopping
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • sledding
                                                        • walking
                                                        • wildlife viewing

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • Babysitter
                                                            • fitness center
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • hospital
                                                            • laundromat
                                                            • massage therapist
                                                            • medical services

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • mountaineering
                                                                • basketball court
                                                                • cycling
                                                                • equestrian events
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • fly fishing
                                                                • freshwater fishing
                                                                • golf
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • hot air ballooning
                                                                • hunting
                                                                • ice skating
                                                                • jet skiing
                                                                • kayaking
                                                                • mountain biking
                                                                • mountain climbing
                                                                • cross country skiing
                                                                • pier fishing
                                                                • racquetball
                                                                • rafting
                                                                • rock climbing
                                                                • roller blading
                                                                • sailing
                                                                • ski lift privileges
                                                                • ski privileges optional
                                                                • skiing
                                                                • snowboarding
                                                                • spelunking
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • tennis
                                                                • water tubing
                                                                • wind-surfing

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  34 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Peaceful and charming!

                                                                  Martha B.

                                                                  We loved our stay in the Paloma unit. It was clean, quiet, comfortable, and decorated in a charming Santa Fe style. The kitchen was really well stocked, and we were very happily surprised by the large and very private outdoor area, including a hot tub surrounded by twinkle lights! It was a perfect place to enjoy the fresh air and birdsong of Santa Fe. We were in easy walking distance of the plaza and galleries. Would definitely stay here again!

                                                                  Cozy spot with great location!

                                                                  Chelsey H.

                                                                  My husband and I spent a couple of days in the Paloma Casita. It was really clean, and had some lovely goodies of the snack and beverage variety awaiting us when we arrived. Communication with the owners and access to the property was super easy. Since looking at the pictures, the space has been updated with some more neutral colors, furniture, and rugs. It looks really lovely. It is quite a small space inside, but we really enjoyed having a cozy place to unwind in the evening, including the back yard/patio area and hot tub. We were albe to easily walk to the Plaza from here, and it was also a convenient location for some jaunts we made for hiking and sight-seeing out of town. I'd only recommend it for folks who are comfortable with close quarters, which was definitely for us. Thanks so much for the hospitality.

                                                                  Clean and quiet!

                                                                  Brian C.

                                                                  The house was very clean and in a nice, quiet neighborhood. The bed was very comfortable, the gas stove heater was nice and toasty, and the size was perfect for a long weekend with my wife. Our only minor complaint was the lack of Kleenex and hand soap. Overall we had a wonderful weekend and would stay again in a heartbeat!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  We are happy you enjoyed his cozy getaway perfectly located to everything one likes to explore in Santa Fe. We at Two Casitas work to exceed expectations for guest and any requests for additional supplies are promptly met within two hours so we hope this was your experience too. We look forward to having you again at this or one of our many Two Casitas homes.

                                                                  Very small with low ceilings

                                                                  vincelee s.

                                                                  Photos are great...enough said.

                                                                  The management company is fabulous and moved us to a gorgeous property on the square.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  We are sorry that this home didn't meet your expectations. It is very cozy and we understand that with a dog and a child it may have been too small. We are happy that you enjoyed your time in the other home and that your trip was great overall.

                                                                  Cozy and Classic Santa Fe Getaway!

                                                                  Rachel Z.

                                                                  What a quintessential and cozy Santa Fe hideaway! The furniture, painted walls and rustic adobe feel was exactly what we wanted. The location to Canyon Rd. was so close we easily went back and forth numerous times each day. Loved the hot tub and every other little detail that was part of this perfect week! We will happily stay in this casita again!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your home! Muchas Gracias for staying with us and hope to see you in Santa Fe again!

                                                                  Best Wishes,

                                                                  The Two Casitas family

                                                                  Good location!

                                                                  Jackie W.

                                                                  Good location! Walked to dinner every night. Hot tub a plus!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you for the review! Location is key in Santa Fe, and Paloma is one of the best. We hope Two Casitas will host your next trip to Santa Fe.


                                                                  Historic Eastside, Santa Fe, NM, USA

                                                                  World-class skiing is available from Thanksgiving through the first week of April at Santa Fe's Ski Basin high in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains just 16 miles northeast of Santa Fe. Seven lifts, 43 trails, 1650 ft vertical, complete rentals and lessons, children's center and an average of 225 inches of powder per year! Try a round of golf at the Towa Golf Course offering incomparable views of the Sangre de Cristo, Jemez, Sandia and Ortez mountain ranges. This amazing course is part of Hilton's Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino offering a driving range, large putting green, full pro shop, full food services, rental clubs and spectacular year-round golf. Located just 15 minutes north of historic Santa Fe. Our 30 unique homes are located in Santa Fe's finest neighborhoods, only blocks away from The Plaza, our town’s historic center. Nearby are Canyon Road’s world-class galleries and restaurants; a short walk takes you to the newly modernized Rail Yard historic district. Two Casitas’ vacation homes are tucked away in the city's most tranquil residential streets, yet strategically situated so you can experience our beautiful city on foot. We offer everything from cozy romantic studios perfect for romantic getaways, to one, two and three bedroom homes. Each home is thoughtfully decorated by the individual owners, with emphasis given to historic design themes, local materials and artisans, yet fully equipped with every modern comfort. Step across the threshold of your Two Casitas vacation rental and you’ll know you’re not in Kansas anymore---or New York, or Chicago, or Seattle. Santa Fe's distinctive adobe buildings and architecture evoke the city’s history as a confluence of Spanish and Native American cultures. Two Casitas promises our guests an authentic Southwest experience. Whether you are looking for a century-old adobe home or a contemporary Santa Fe Style home, Two Casitas is sure to have something that will suit your taste. Santa Fe itself offers a unique and enchanting experience rich with breathtaking vistas, award-winning cuisine, phenomenal dining, art, and shopping, excellent museums, and a cultural heritage unlike any other in the United States. Come and visit Santa Fe during one of our remarkable seasonal Festivals like Santa Fe Indian Market , Spanish Market, Santa Fe International Folk Art Festival, Come for one of many New Mexico Art tours, Ski Santa Fe, Santa Fe Century bike ride, Santa Fe Wine and Chili Festival. Sofa West, Santa Fe Fiestas. Just name a few. Any season of the year some mayor event is going on in Santa Fe. Just ask your hostess Wendy for any local tips you want. Venture out of Santa Fe and in one hour or so you can visit famed New Mexico artist Georgia O’Keefe Country in Abique. River raft on the Rio Grande. Take a day trip to Taos. Ride the Santa Fe rail train to Albuquerque or Lamy, NM. Visit Bandelier national park. Visit at least one of Northern New Mexico’s Native American Pueblos. There are many Golf courses and casinos nearby as well. I could go on and on. Experienced travelers know that their choice of lodging defines their journeys. Sustain your Santa Fe memories with Two Casitas. Save on Homeaway fees and book at twocasitas.com or by calling 505-984-2270.

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