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Laid-Back Luxury Chalet, Great Location Near Pioneer Beginner Lift

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Exterior view showing entry and spacious deck

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Last updated: 09/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

**Winner: 2011 Design Award from American Society of Interior Design of New Mexico**
Custom remodeled mountain home in the Village of Taos Ski Valley, short walk to ski trails (450 feet). Hear the calming sounds of the Rio Hondo creek from a large private deck with western views. The ultimate quiet, private retreat with easy access to ski valley amenities. The new Pioneer beginner lift allows access from the base area directly across from the chalet.

Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, 2700 sq. ft. Spacious enclosed loft with private sleeping/reading nook perfect for families and friends. Gourmet kitchen with granite island, fully-equipped for vacation entertaining or simple cooking. Radiant heat with high-efficiency fireplace.

Discover the best-kept ski secret in the west with no lift lines! Stunning western views of dramatic alpine valley in all seasons. Summer access to hiking trails, mountain biking, horseback-riding and Wheeler Peak wilderness and the newest wilderness area in the US, the Columbine/Hondo wilderness.

Loft description
Loft: Main room is 20'x16', with separate 10'x4' sleeping/reading nook. Beds include bunk bed with double mattresses top and bottom, plus twin bed with trundle-bed that pulls out and up for another twin (together same size as king). Loft is enclosed and private from downstairs. Loft has full bathroom with separated sink and shower/tub/toilet areas, so one guest can have a private shower while access remains open to sink/prep. The cozy reading nook provides a quiet retreat, with a double futon for sleeping. Two full-size lounge chairs and dresser, along with two chairs and a table for small ones complete this perfect play/sleep space for families.
Main floor description
Main Floor: Entry into kitchen/ dining room, with an open floor plan that can seat more than 10 people at dining table and granite island. The dining table has two leaves, seats 8-9, and is perfect for group meals or family games. The kitchen has stainless steel counters with integrated farm sink, and top-end stainless appliances. The counter-depth fridge holds a week's worth of provisions and refreshments. The granite island has garnet accents that glow in the warm lighting, and halogen spotlights make for a bright, functional, modern entertaining space. Microwave, electric teapot, crockpot and blender are included, along with a coffee station. The dining room opens into a great room with vaulted ceiling, including leather couch, love-seat and reclining chair. A high-efficiency fireplace pumps out heat and mountain charm. A game/puzzle table leads to the staircase to loft. Great room opens onto deck with panoramic western views.

Master bedroom (14'x12') with Serta queen pillowtop mattress and bathroom with oversize soaking tub complete the main floor. Custom window with grand western view from bed to private mountain vista. Private entry to deck with shaded portal from master bedroom.

Entry-level description
Initial entry into mudroom with lots of hooks and an oak bench (refinished oak pew from a historic church in Denver) for removing boots/gear. Stairs to main floor, and private 3rd bedroom on entry-level with separate keyed entry and private shower/bathroom. Queen-size bed with comfortable Serta pillow-top mattress, and armoire/dresser that will hold your clothes and gear.

Keywords: ski chalet, mountain retreat

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Entry Bath: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Main bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    ...moreless

  • Loft bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    separate room between sink/bat ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo:

    Ipod adapter for Bose stereo...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Owners DVD library available...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities

Local Services & Businesses

  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Big Western views of sunsets and ski valley...moreless

  • Resort:

    Taos Ski Valley is undergoing major improvements, including the new Kachina peak chairlift...moreless

  • Ski-In:

    450 foot walk across road and up driveway from beginner run...moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    450 foot walk across road and through new Pioneer Glade development to beginner run...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Towels Provided:

    For 8, long stays may require washing...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    available for week-long stays...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    high-efficiency fireplace...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    high-efficiency fireplace...moreless

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 11 - Nov 21, 2016
3 night min stay
$395
$2,550
Christmas Holiday
Dec 18 - Jan 2, 2017
6 night min stay
$925
$5,995
MLK Holiday
Jan 13 - Jan 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$695
President's day Holiday
Feb 17 - Feb 20, 2017
3 night min stay
$695
Spring Break
Mar 10 - Mar 27, 2017
5 night min stay
$725
$4,750
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$595

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning fee $200
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 5%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 09/17/2016
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Owner info

About the owner: We love the New Mexico outdoors, and skiing is our family activity in the winter.

Why the Owner Chose Taos Ski Valley, NM, USA:
The Village of Taos Ski Valley is a friendly mountain community that combines the best of American western wilderness with Austrian ski resort, with incredible access to winter and summer wilderness. This location is close to the center of the Village, with easy access to ski trails, yet in a very quiet and private setting away from ski valley traffic. Being directly across from the charming Rio Hondo creek offers year-round sounds of a mountain stream.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Taos Ski Valley is the premier ski destination in the west if you appreciate great snow, varied terrain including incredible steeps, while being immersed in the deep blue sunny skies of New Mexico. For the visitors who love art but not skiing, Taos and the nearby village of Arroyo Seco offer galleries and the historic Taos culture that seem a continent apart from the Austrian alpine setting of the ski valley, yet are only a short drive down the valley.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Exterior view showing entry and spacious deck

    Exterior view showing entry and spacious deck

  • Great room with TV/DVD and fireplace, sunset views

    Great room with TV/DVD and fireplace, sunset views

  • Great room with stairway to loft

    Great room with stairway to loft

  • Dining area: seating for 8  plus coffee and tea bar

    Dining area: seating for 8 plus coffee and tea bar

  • Master bath with oversize tub and dual sinks

    Master bath with oversize tub and dual sinks

  • Loft: trundle bed (2 twins) plus loft bed (2 doubles).  Inset shows reading nook

    Loft: trundle bed (2 twins) plus loft bed (2 doubles). Inset shows reading nook

  • Entry-level bathroom

    Entry-level bathroom

  • Pioneer beginner lift, unloads near chalet

    Pioneer beginner lift, unloads near chalet

  • Western view past the Village of Taos Ski Valley from deck

    Western view past the Village of Taos Ski Valley from deck

  • Fall colors with Kachina Peak

    Fall colors with Kachina Peak

  • First snow 2014 with NEW Kachina lift tower

    First snow 2014 with NEW Kachina lift tower

  • Exterior view with Ski Valley in background

    Exterior view with Ski Valley in background

  • Kitchen with stainless counters, granite island, and seating for 3

    Kitchen with stainless counters, granite island, and seating for 3

  • Master bedroom with large custom view window

    Master bedroom with large custom view window

  • Loft: trundle bed (2 twins) plus loft bed (2 doubles).

    Loft: trundle bed (2 twins) plus loft bed (2 doubles).

  • Entry-level bedroom (queen bed) with private 3/4 bath

    Entry-level bedroom (queen bed) with private 3/4 bath

  • Looking into the kitchen

    Looking into the kitchen

  • Base of Taos Ski Valley after a New Mexico powder dump

    Base of Taos Ski Valley after a New Mexico powder dump

  • Fall view from deck of chalet

    Fall view from deck of chalet

  • View North from deck

    View North from deck

  • New Pioneer lift, 450 feet from chalet

    New Pioneer lift, 450 feet from chalet

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, September 29, 2016

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  • Bathrooms
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