Casa Betita,the Most Perfect Place in Taos, New Mexico
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- Minimum stay:3-5 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Unique, Beautiful, Artistic, Historic Completely restored adobe.
Casa Betita is a completely restored historic adobe dating back to the mid 1800’s. Casa Betita was home to generations of the same family until 2007. Since then, the house has been completely restored offering the finest elements of the 21st century with the charm, colors, textures and décor of true New Mexico including hand plastered walls, Kiva fireplaces, vintage rugs and the artwork of local artists.
You can hear the waters of the Rio Pueblo and listen to Coyote’s gathering in the evening. The neighborhood horses and one donkey can be heard calling to each other and occasionally one might hear the bells from the church down the lane.This is not your ordinary impersonal vacation rental. This is a well loved home with many unusual and special details.
Keywords: Taos, New Mexico, casa, master suite, rural, adobe, spacious, comfortable,artist retreat, secluded, quiet, special
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Member since: 2010
- 2200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Private Chef
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
- King size beds (1), Double Beds (1) See Twin Single Bed description, Twin or Single Beds (2) Iron daybed with trundle which pulls out and pops up to make one larger bed, or you can keep as one or two separate., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The house has built wide set bancos in livingroom and smaller bedroom, designed for sleeping with dense foam.
Very comfortable for childrens and adults....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
A Willow tree over 100 years old graces the front of this house one half acre from the Rio Pueblo. At sunset (feeding time) you can hear the neighbors cattle and donkey calling for dinner. ...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Ski Privileges Optional
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Alarm System
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Free Long Distance
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Area
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- 4 Ring Stove
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Beach Towels
- Child's Swing
- Deck / Patio:
- Fully Fenced Property
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 18 - Jan 1, 2017
5 night min stay
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
May 14 - May 31, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Cleaning $130
- Pet Fee $50
- Tax Rate 5%
Holidays (Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, Labor Day and Valentines Day) 4 night minimum. $250 a night for 2 people. Additional $25 per 2 people up to 6. Cleaning fee of $130 per stay. Month long stays require 2 cleanings a month. Reservations for 7 days plus receive 10% or one night reduction whichever is larger. Monthly rate is $3000
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Casa Betita is one mile North of the Martinez Hacienda and about 2.5 miles south of the Millicent Rogers Museum. The house is about 1.5 miles west of the Plaza.
Year Purchased: 2007
About: I am an artist / writer / filmmaker / producer. I work and live primarily in California but love my home in New Mexico where my parents and grandparents from both sides were born and raised. When I am in Taos I spend time improving the garden, season by season, skiing and horseback riding, I also get some of my most important creative work done in the house which seems especially conducive to creative thought and activity. I am usually found with my co-pilot Dot, a 16-year-old Jack Russell Terrier.
Why Taos, NM, USA:
Taos is a special place of many stories. History is rich here, and the journey of each visitor under the vast canopy of sky adds another layer to the richness of the place. Experience Taos for yourself. You will be changed and fulfilled. Northern New Mexico also has two generations of family history for me, so when the opportunity came to care for this house and restore it, I jumped at the chance. I did not purchase this house as a vacation rental as much as this house chose me. I purchased it as a home. I was able to live in Taos for two years but economic conditions and work called me back to the big city, for now.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
A pleasant 15-20 minute walk past horses, alfalfa fields and through back lanes to Taos Historic Plaza, shops and galleries, this is a home you will want to return to year after year. Taos is a year round destination offering breathtaking views, intriguing history and intimate privacy making for the ultimate relaxing and healing getaway. Unlike many vacation rentals I supply everything except your food—the woodpile is continuously stocked, the propane for the grill, organic linens and soap, even robes. If you are a looking for a special Taos experience, Casa Betita is the place.
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Casa Betita Compilation
Entry with antique statuary, memorabilia and vintage rug.
The kitchen has everything you'll need.
The beautifully appointed Master has a kiva fireplace & private patio.
The master bedroom has a cozy seating area with a kiva-style fireplace.
The master bathroom has two sinks, a tub and a walk-in river-rock shower
View into second bath with river rock shower.
Hot tub and deck with outdoor fireplace under the old apple tree.
Back Yard with glimpse of Taos Mountain over the hot tub.
Evening light on the back deck with hot tub.
Front of Casa Betita
The living room has a comfortable window seat big enough for two
The dining area seats six.
Living area Kiva fireplace makes for a cozy evening.
Master Bath Double Sinks, Barnwood mirrors
Second Bedroom has desk, wall mounted flat screen and daybed with trundle.
Enjoy Alfresco meals on the big wide portal.
Bkyrd walkway leading to private mstr bdrm portal, hot tub, outdr shower & deck
The rough the willow swing. Evening light from the front portal.
First snow morning viewed from the front portal.
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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