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Big Foot Cabin at 8300 Feet in the Jemez Springs Mountains

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Last updated: 07/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This is a beautiful, secluded log cabin nestled on three acres of forest land in the mountains above Jemez Springs at an elevation of approximately 8,300 feet. We have enjoyed this wonderful place and want to share with other friends, families and guests.

Located at mile marker 33 on Hwy 4, the cabin is 1 hour 45 minutes from the ABQ International Airport and 1 hour 20 minutes from downtown Santa Fe.

Upon arrival, you will find an array of amenities to enjoy during your relaxing mountain retreat, including:
1. an open floor plan with exposed log beams;
2. There are 3 bedrooms and a loft area, which are organized as follows:
a. 1st floor – King size bed
b. 2nd floor- Double bed
c. 2nd Floor – triple bunk (3 twins)
d. 2nd Floor Loft area – trundle bed (2 twins)
e. There is room in the loft, in the bunk room and in the living room to put the 2 air mattresses.
3. a dining room with seating for eight;
4. large windows to admire the beautiful vistas;
5. two full bathrooms;
6. a full kitchen, including a dishwasher
7. an outdoor grill;
8. a full laundry; and
9. a wood burning stove with pre-chopped wood outside.
- if you need basic groceries, Amanda’s, a small general store, located 7 miles south on Hwy. 4, has groceries, bait and tackle, and fishing licenses;

There are books, board games, video games, and movies catering to all ages. There is a flat screen TV, Blu-Ray player and XBox 360, along with basic internet access. Cable and basic television are not available. The cabin has very spotty cell reception, but has a landline with free long distance throughout the contiguous United States. Internet is also very unreliable but who needs it with all this?!

From the large front porch, which accommodates up to eight adults, you can enjoy incredible sunsets, star gazing and abundant wildlife. In the winter months, enjoy the view of the snow-capped ridge and sledding on the hill in the front of the cabin (two small sleds are provided).

Hiking is limitless, and the cabin is a perfect starting point for walks in the forest or strolls on the access road. The cabin is ten minutes from waterfalls and swimming at Jemez Falls and the East Fork Trail to the south. Fishing and hiking at Las Conchas is 10 minutes away to the north. Within 25 minutes you can visit Bandelier National Monument, the Valles Caldera or Fenton Lake. Within 30 minutes you can be in downtown Los Alamos in the north, skiing in Pajarito Ski Area or be in downtown Jemez Springs to the south.

The Village of Jemez Springs has great shopping flavored by local artists. There are great restaurants, including a real saloon where you can eat, drink and meet the locals. Also located in Jemez Springs is the famous hot springs and full service day spa where everyone on your trip can be pampered after a long day of enjoying the outdoors.

Enjoy the wonderful cabin with your friends and loved ones in this beautiful mountain setting. Have fun, enjoy the views, the air, and the peace and quiet.

We are willing to consider all events on our property. Please contact us regarding specific limitations and fees related to events.

NEED MORE ROOM? If you are planning a family or group gathering and don't want to be separated, our next-door neighbor also has space for six people. Her VRBO listing number is 482555 (Marsha's Writing Retreat). So go ahead and plan that family reunion, and be right next to each other in the mountains!

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We have a child that is allergic to a variety of animals. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 9-11

  • Bedroom 2: 2 double

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 3 twin/ single

    Bunk Bed/Triple bunk in separate room....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

    On loft...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Twin/Single Bed: Twin bed is on loft.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Events are welcome. Please contact us for specific fees related to events scheduled at our property....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Wide variety of books....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Standard DVD's through the XBox360 Blu-Ray Player also available. ...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games Dice Games Card Games Kid and Family Games...moreless

  • Television:

    There is no cable or dish at home....moreless

  • Toys:

    Some for small children....moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    XBox360 with small selection of games...moreless

  • Video Games:

    Small selection of video games....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Small selection of movies for all ages...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Forests

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance:

    Unlimited calls in the US....moreless

  • Heating:

    Wood stove and electric...moreless

  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    Spotty. Very Spotty....moreless

  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Plenty...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Unlimited calls in the US....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi available but very unreliable. Please do not rely on the Wifi for anything where you MUST make contact. Jemez Springs has a cafe called the HWY 4 cafe that has Wifi., about a 25 min drive....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    We buy the wood, you replace what you take from the pile on the side of the house....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Full size dishwasher...moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Full normal kitchen like any other home....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Full size electric oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic non-perishable staples available. Please use what you find in the fridge, pantry in cupboards....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size fridge with freezer. Ice cube trays....moreless

  • Stove:

    full size electric range...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter A
Nov 1 - Nov 20, 2016
2 night min stay
$125

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving Week
Nov 21 - Nov 26, 2016
2 night min stay
$175

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Winter B
Nov 27 - Dec 21, 2016
2 night min stay
$125

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Holidays
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2017
2 night min stay
$175

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Winter C
Jan 3 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$125

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150 $175
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning $100
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

There are 3 bedrooms and a loft area, which are organized as follows:

a. 1st floor – King size bed

b. 2nd floor- Double bed

c. 2nd Floor – triple bunk (3 twins)

d. 2nd Floor Loft area – trundle bed (2 twins)

e. There is room in the loft, in the bunk room and in the living room to put the 2 air mattresses.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 07/19/2016
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Location

75 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albuquerque Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Villiage of Jemez Springs
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 4 and Forrest Road #10
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
HWY 4 and HWY 126 to Fenton Lake

Car: Necessary

All of the areas below have web information.

Hiking within 5 minutes of the Cabin:

Las Conchas:

Jemez Falls (small areas for wading):

East Fork Trail: (small area for wading if you veer off to the Box Canyon)

Hiking within 15 minutes of the Cabin:

Battleship Rock

Spence Hot Springs

Valles Caldera (high recommended for free range exploring)

Hiking within 20 minutes of the Cabin:

San Antonio Hot Springs (Great adventure if you have a 4x4 to get to the staging area)

Fish Hatchery

Fenton Lake – Fishing! You can purchase poles at “Amanda’s” (see below) and get a fishing license there if you need one.

Groceries:

Amanda's is the 15 minutes away for general groceries and bait (if you like to fish)

Smiths is in Los Alamos about 40 minutes away

Restaurants:

Los Ojos in Jemez Springs about 20 minutes from the Cabin - Very basic burgers and beer

Stagecoach in Jemez Springs about 20 minutes from the Cabin - country cooking - fried foods

Ridgeback Café - Next to Amanda's about 15 minutes away from the Cabin - sandwiches, salads and burgers

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

Why the Owner Chose Jemez Springs, NM, USA:
The view and the beauty of the countryside.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Close to ABQ but far enough to get away from the city.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Big Foot Cabin in Summer...

    Big Foot Cabin in Summer...

  • TV with DVD and Blu-ray Capabiltiy, plus XBox 360!

    TV with DVD and Blu-ray Capabiltiy, plus XBox 360!

  • Full Size

    Full Size

  • Triple Bunk-Bed

    Triple Bunk-Bed

  • Full-size Laundry Facilities

    Full-size Laundry Facilities

  • Kitchen Sink View

    Kitchen Sink View

  • A view out of a front window.

    A view out of a front window.

  • Wood Stove in Main Living Area

    Wood Stove in Main Living Area

  • Breath taking views from the porch...

    Breath taking views from the porch...

  • King Bed (no Master Bedroom)

    King Bed (no Master Bedroom)

  • Loft Twin and Trundle

    Loft Twin and Trundle

  • Downstairs Bathroom, open to kitchen, den and king bedroom (not a master bath)

    Downstairs Bathroom, open to kitchen, den and king bedroom (not a master bath)

  • Kitchen Stove

    Kitchen Stove

  • Patio and Fire Pit out back  (with a grill)

    Patio and Fire Pit out back (with a grill)

  • Wood Stove in Main Room

    Wood Stove in Main Room

  • Upstairs Bathroom

    Upstairs Bathroom

VRBO #322935

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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