Casa De Colores: Walk to the Plaza and Art Galleries on Canyon Rd
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- Minimum stay:4-6 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
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Experience authentic Santa Fe. Located very close to the Plaza and Canyon Road, Casa De Colores is a traditional Santa Fe adobe home featuring vigas in most rooms, latillas in an expansive kitchen, indoor and outdoor kiva fireplaces, portal and New Mexican accents throughout. The original date of construction is unknown but the house was extensively remodeled in 2006 with venetian plaster, in-floor radiant heat and kitchen upgrades. The main house has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The casita is a studio with a small galley kitchen. Both houses have washer and dryer.
A portal spans the entire front of the house for cool summer evenings and morning coffee. An outdoor patio with kiva fireplace and barbecue off of the master bedroom is a guest favorite for outdoor meals. The yard is landscaped with xeric natives species, including chamisa, aspen and piñon. There are up to 4 off-street parking spots depending on the size of the vehicles.
The house is walking distance to the spa at La Posada, or a short drive to 10,000 Waves in the foothills of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains. It is about 30 minutes from the casa door to the lift at Ski Santa Fe.
Member since: 2013
- 2700 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Limited Accessibility:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Larger Master suite
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- La Posada with it's restaurants and spa are 0.4 mile walk. The famous Santa Fe iconic spa, Ten Thousand Waves, is a 10 minute drive, ~4 miles away. We are also conveniently close to the road up to the Santa Fe Ski Basin. Property managers in town can provide concierge services and have 24 hour on-call for emergencies....moreless
- DVD Player:
- Sports & Activities
- Autumn Foliage
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
There is portable A/C in casita ONLY. Feedback from guests has indicated that it's not needed in the main house. We have thick adobe walls. Temps at night dip into the high 50's even in July /Aug...moreless
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2017
6 night min stay
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
5 night min stay
Early Summer 2017
May 26 - Jun 15, 2017
5 night min stay
Jun 16 - Aug 31, 2017
6 night min stay
Nov 18 - Nov 25, 2017
5 night min stay
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2018
6 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- GRT /Cleaning 8.1875% $20
- Cleaning $250
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 7%
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
Casa De Colores is located in the Plaza and Canyon Rd areas of Santa Fe, NM. Santa Fe is known for its unique historic and cultural heritage, which is shaped by a mixture of Pueblo and colonial Spanish influences. It has a thriving arts culture, chamber and orchestral music, as well as the famous Santa Fe Opera. The Plaza hosts many festivals during the summer, including Spanish Market and Indian Market. There is a spa at La Posada de Santa Fe within 0.5 mile walk and the famous Ten Thousand Waves Spa is a short 4 mile drive from the Casa. During winter opportunities for snowplay, cross-country and downhill skiing are nearby. The Ski Santa Fe is 15 miles up Hyde Park Road. Santa Fe is the also the home of innovative restaurants and New Mexican cuisine.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: I grew up on the east coast in a suburban community of New York. I've been in the West since I attended graduate school in San Diego, where I now live with my family. I was a Chemistry & Biochemistry Professor at the University of San Diego for many years but retired to spend more time with my family and to develop science enrichment activities for K-12 grades.
Why the Owner Chose Santa Fe, NM, USA:
We have visited Santa Fe many times over the years as a family and I knew exactly where I wanted to buy a house. We are thrilled with this location. It's peaceful, has a rustic rural feel but we are minutes walking to the heart of Santa Fe, the plaza. We walk to restaurants, galleries and museums. We hike up the arroyo trails right out of the neighborhood into Ft. Marcy park. La Posada is nearby (0.5 mile) for a drink on the patio or a massage at the spa. We can take the shuttle to the Albuquerque airport or to the Opera from nearby the hotels.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Normally not an adventurous decorator, the Casa was finished with vibrant colors in the plaster walls. The colors gave me the license to be more playful with the art and furnishings. Our home is decorated with the art from a good friend's gallery in Albuquerque (Sumner & Dene) and from art that friends of ours have made. The natural burl edge kitchen table was crafted by a friend from a eucalyptus tree that was destined for the landfill, victim to a construction project in Rancho Santa Fe in San Diego County.
Links to more information:
Portal and front door of Casa De Colores in Snowy January.
View from entry into the kitchen.
10 ft long kitchen table and reading area in the kitchen.
Master bedroom with view toward bath.
Master bath has separate tub and shower.
Shaman watching over the garden
Outdoor kiva fireplace
Studio bedroom in the casita with seating and king size bed.
Garden Fall 2014 - The aspens have grown & there are flowers all around.
Floor plan of the Main & Guest house (casita).
The kitchen has great appliances.
Living room with kiva fireplace, leather sofas and glass door for natural light.
Master bedroom with king size bed.
View from master bedroom toward bathroom ( not seen on left behind a curtain).
Bedroom #2 with 2 twin beds.
Bedroom #3 with queen size bed.
Patio with kiva fireplace outside the master suite. Great fireside seating.
View from bedroom to kitchen in the casita.
Casita tub/shower bathroom.
Our new front gate! Hoping to get a higher quality photo in May.
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