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Rass Mandal - 10 Acres, Pool, Sauna, Hot Tub, Yoga Pavilion - Glorious Views

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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Rass Mandal is a unique adobe vacation residence situated on a mountain range of pine forests with spectacular views. Entering brings you to another time and presents a serene and inspiring atmosphere for all. The house and grounds of more than 10 acres offer abundant locations for quiet time. There are numerous hiking & mountain bike trails immediately accessible, some of which take you directly to the center of Santa Fe.

Rass Mandal was featured on HGTV's House Hunter's on Vacation with the initial airing on June 22nd 2012.

Upon entering the home you encounter a large domed circular living room (Mandala Room) complete with a fireplace, eastern antique furniture and beautiful views looking out to a pool. This space is ideal for group sessions, gatherings and entertainment. Off to the left of the living room is the dining room and kitchen area. The dining table has room to accommodate 12 and is a great area for entertaining and formal meals. The kitchen is open plan and has a Moroccan style fireplace and a very comfortable breakfast nook ideal for bird watching. Behind the kitchen is a queen size bedroom and a bathroom, secluded from the rest of the house with its own private entrance.

To the right of the living room are guest quarters, each room offers views overlooking the grounds and the entire Santa Fe valley. The master bedroom is complete with a fireplace, a large meditation/work area, beautiful bathroom and sunken Jacuzzi with views. Additionally, there is a 2nd story observation deck that provides expansive views over all of Santa Fe, the Jemez Mountains and beyond. The house is not air conditioned but given the cool evenings it is not actually necessary. Fans are provided should they be desired.

Heading outside, there is a large private pool, jacuzzi style 5 person hot tub, plunge pool and sauna. The pool is heated during the summer months (May 15th - September 15th). We do occasionally, with weather permitting, extend the heating of the pool for a week or so to either side of the date range mentioned. However it is 35,000 gallons and heating is not feasible during the other times of the year. Generally the pool water temperature will be maintained at approximately 80 F in July and August but ranges about 74 F - 78 F for May, June and September. The hot tub is kept at 104 F all year-round. All this is surrounded by a deck and patio ideal for outdoor dining and relaxation. There is also a gas-fired Fire Pit for enjoyment during the cool evenings. Burn restrictions imposed by Santa Fe County may sometimes restrict its use.

Additionally, there is a small cabin on the property about 150 feet from the main home that is included in the rental for guests #11 and #12. The cabin has a queen bed and a bathroom (with a shower) plus a TV. The maximum occupancy for the total residence still remains at 12 people and the cabin rental is required for parties of more than 10 people.

I must reiterate that Rass Mandal accommodates a maximum of 12 people given the above bedroom configuration and we do not permit any more than that number without prior agreement from me (Richard). This limit also applies to 'guests' even visiting for just the day and not residing at Rass Mandal. Should you be planning on inviting few guests to visit, please discuss it with me before you book Rass Mandal.

Rass Mandal is simply fabulous, providing a truly unique experience in Santa Fe. It's incredible architecture, shapes, and spaces transport one to ancient India yet with all the modern conveniences in an amazingly beautiful location high in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountains above the City with spectacular views. While only minutes to the historic Plaza, all the downtown cultural amenities and many fine restaurants, Rass Mandal is a quiet and peaceful retreat not to be missed. I encourage you to read the reviews from our previous guests.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Groups
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We require that all groups booking the house have the principal members being over the age of 30 years....moreless

  • Singles
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Fire danger and health concerns warrant this stance!...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We discourage and disallow pets due to the local wildlife in the area! Additionally, we attempt to ensure that future guests, who may be pet sensitive, are not inconvenienced. Animals are never permitted in the house....moreless

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    The cabin has a queen bed, TV & a bathroom with a shower!...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Large walk-in rainfall shower...moreless

  • All bathrooms are furnished with towels, custom organic soaps, hair shampoos & conditioners. Additionally, blow dryers are provided....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Additionally, there is a yoga pavilion and yoga mats are provided. There is also a massage table on the premises. You are welcome to invite massage therapists, yoga instructors and other service providers to the premises and we can provide you with recommendations for these services. We also can recommend caterers should you desire it....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There is a small library of books....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blue Ray Playstation 3 Player for both DVD and Blue Ray disks. Also the receiver for Netflix and Amazon streaming....moreless

  • Games:

    There are a few board games including Monopoly, Chutes & Ladders, Scrabble, Chess and Parcheesi....moreless

  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library:

    Music streaming is available through the Rass Mandal WiFi network. Bring your iPhone and stream from your own music or music on Pandora....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Dish Satellite Network Netflix Amazon...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    42' HDTV Flat Screen with Netflix, Amazon and Satellite services....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Netflix and Amazon subscriptions provided....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    The property is at 7850 feet with hiking access to Atalaya mountain (9200 feet). Although only 10 minutes to the center of town - the residence is located in the Sangre de Christo mountain range....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Views over entire Santa Fe 50 plus mile views of Mountain Ranges View sunsets and sunrises!...moreless

  • Rural:

    Rass Mandal is on 10 private acres with hiking trails right from the front door. You can climb Atalaya (9200 feet) or walk to town through the Arroyo....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Table is 8' long and seats 12 comfortably....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Large living room fireplace with firewood provided....moreless

  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Outdoor Yoga Pavilion with yoga mats provided - screened but not heated therefore only suitable with weather permitting. (1100 square feet)....moreless

  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance:

    We have a Skype phone that all guests are welcome to use....moreless

  • Garage:

    There is a garage for storage of sports equipment but it is not to be used for car parking...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    There is also an outdoor gas-fired Fire Pit for enjoyment during the cool evenings....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant heating!...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Professionally cleaned linens are provided for all sleeping accommodation. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    25 foot circular living room with seating for 12 easily accommodated. Full wood burning fireplace, skylights and views to the pool....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    There is ample on premises parking capable of accommodating 7 vehicles off the road. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    All cars are required to be kept on premises. There is no parking on the street permitted. Ample on premises parking for 7 vehicles....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    Free Skype phone for calling worldwide....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    All towels provided for guests - including hand towels, bath towels and pool side towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free WiFi...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    1 Fireplace in the Living/Mandala Room 1 Fireplace in the Kitchen...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    A private chef may be arranged for directly by you. Contact details are provided in the Rass Mandal Guest Manual....moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee & filters and teas are provided....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All necessary utensils provided Service of 12...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you need is provided for a fully set table of 12 people (plus extras)....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Samsung Automatic...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Wood burning fireplace and eating nook overlooking the outdoors (bird watching).! ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Can accommodate a Pizza...moreless

  • Oven:

    Viking Professional 36" gas range - fully adequate for a large turkey....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Sugar, salt, spices and other condiments are provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Ice maker, Filtered water, etc....moreless

  • Stove:

    6 burner Viking Professional gas stove...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster oven....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Large Observation Deck overlooking all of Santa Fe...moreless

  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck and Patio around pool and accommodating outdoor dining and sunbathing....moreless

  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Gazebo:

    There is an 1100 square foot yoga pavilion on the property. Yoga mats and provided and we can also assist in recommending yoga instructors should you desire it....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    There is an 1100 square foot screened yoga pavilion on the property. Yoga instructors may be requested and their contact details are specified in the Rass Mandal Guest Manual....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There is a gas-fired Fire Pit on the property for enjoying the cool evenings! Santa Fe County burn restrictions may occasionally restrict its use. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Gas Grill....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    Outdoor Jacuzzi style Hot Tub- heated to 104 F degrees all year-round....moreless

  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool:

    The pool is heated to a maximum of 78 F degrees from June 1st until mid September. After that, the evenings are just too cool to make an attempt!...moreless

  • Sauna:

    Two person Finnish sauna! Reaches 180 F degrees....moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    Jetted Tub in Master Bathroom...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
May 14 - Sep 23, 2016
3 night min stay
$990
$6,410

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving
Nov 19 - Nov 27, 2016
4 night min stay
$990
$6,410

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

Christmas/Holiday
Dec 17 - Jan 7, 2017
5 night min stay
$990
$6,410

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

High Season
May 1 - Sep 22, 2017
4 night min stay
$990
$6,410

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving
Nov 18 - Nov 26, 2017
4 night min stay
$990
$6,410

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

Christmas/Holiday
Dec 17 - Jan 5, 2018
5 night min stay
$990
$6,410

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

High Season
May 1 - Sep 21, 2018
3 night min stay
$990
$6,410

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$880
$5,695

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $450
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

A 7.5% discount has been applied to the daily rate for stays of 7 nights or more!

Additionally, there is a $60/night fee for parties of more than 10 and up to 12 people. With this extra fee comes the use of a small cabin located adjacent (150 feet) to the main residence.

Check in time is generally 4 PM and check out time is generally 10 AM.

Cancellation Policy: Should you cancel 60 days or more before commencement of the rental, you receive your deposit back minus a 20% administrative fee. Should you cancel 59 days or less prior to commencement of the rental, you lose your deposit. We will endeavor to rent the property for your cancelled dates and should we be successful we will return a further portion of your deposit as applicable. Should you believe you may need to cancel, you should consider taking cancellation insurance available from HomeAway/VRBO.


Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking


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Location

  • Santa Fe Plaza

    "The center of the old town of Santa Fe. Everyone hangs out at the Plaza at some point. Gre..."

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  • Canyon Road

    "There are more art galleries on Canyon Road and the old town of Santa Fe than practically an..."

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  • Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

    "A fantastic museum and one of the only museums totally dedicated to a woman artist. Couple ..."

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  • Loretto Chapel

    "One of the oldest chapels in the United States. Visit the mysteriously build stairs and lea..."

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  • El Farol Restaurant & Lounge

    "Great local restaurant and bar! There is usually fun local music nightly. The tapas in the..."

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  • Santa Fe Farmers Market

    "A local shopping favorite with local produce and crafts. It is open every Saturday and Tues..."

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  • Cowgirl BBQ

    "A fun local place with good local tex mex food and wonderful evening live entertainment. "

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  • Lensic Performing Arts Center

    "For a small town as Santa Fe is, we are blessed to have such a wonderful theater and the adv..."

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  • Santa Fe

    "The city different or as some say 'Fanta Se'. Truly eclectic and artistic and somewhat bohe..."

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  • Coyote Cafe

    "Wonderful place and location right off the plaza. Great margaritas!"

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  • Santa Fe Plaza

    "The center of the old town of Santa Fe. Everyone hangs out at the Plaza at some point. Gre..."

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  • Geronimo

    "One of the best restaurants in town. A bit of European flavor in Santa Fe."

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  • Maria's New Mexican Kitchen

    "A real local favorite. It's a bit out of town but the local ambiance and food is worth the ..."

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  • Downtown Subscription

    "A good place for coffee and conversation. A real local hangout and meeting place."

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  • Teahouse

    "A wonderful little place for a respite after exploring the galleries on Canyon Road. Nice d..."

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  • Del Charro Saloon

    "A good local bar and restaurant. Nice ambiance and some very good choices of margaritas. "

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  • Vinaigrette

    "Very nice for a healthy meal. Very popular with the locals. "

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  • Tune Up Cafe

    "A good local restaurant for Mexican and American food."

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17 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Fe Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Harry's Roadside Cafe
14 Miles
Nearest Golf
Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe
4 Miles
Nearest Train
Railrunner
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I 25
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Harry's Roadside Cafe
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ski Santa Fe

Car: Necessary

Right from the front door of Rass Mandal, you can either hike or mountain bike the Ponderosa Ridge to Hidden Valley Road down to Wilderness Gate Road and right into town via Canyon Road or the Old Santa Fe Trail. There are so many choices to enjoy - renewing both the body and spirit! Additionally, if lucky on the walk, you may spot coyotes, mule deer and a variety of birds and birds of prey.

 

Manager info

Rass Mandal

Year Purchased: 2011

About: Hi, my name is Richard Woodruff and I am an American born in Jersey City, NJ and now living in Santa Fe after having spent the last 28 years living in Europe. You can find me on LinkedIn and on Facebook.

Why Santa Fe, NM, USA:
Rass Mandal has unique architecture and is on 10 acres with fabulous unending vistas. It is in the mountains for easy access to hiking and mountain biking yet only about 10 minutes from the center of Santa Fe. The feeling in these hills is truly refreshing and energizing!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Staying at Rass Mandal provides a unique atmosphere that is not found at most vacation rentals. The house and grounds offer abundant space for renewal & reflection as well as exercise & sharing.


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Photos

  • Sunset at Rass Mandal

    Sunset at Rass Mandal

  • A typical beautiful day in Santa Fe at Rass Mandal

    A typical beautiful day in Santa Fe at Rass Mandal

  • Kitchen with inviting fireplace for fall and winter days!

    Kitchen with inviting fireplace for fall and winter days!

  • Mandala room with large fireplace for winter gatherings

    Mandala room with large fireplace for winter gatherings

  • Mandala room alcove - light fantastic

    Mandala room alcove - light fantastic

  • Hot Tub - Temperature of 104F maintained year-round.

    Hot Tub - Temperature of 104F maintained year-round.

  • Twin Bedroom!

    Twin Bedroom!

  • King Bedroom

    King Bedroom

  • Meditation, Yoga & Writing room off of the Master Bedroom.

    Meditation, Yoga & Writing room off of the Master Bedroom.

  • Yoga class in the pavilion

    Yoga class in the pavilion

  • View from the Infinity Deck.

    View from the Infinity Deck.

  • Enjoying the Fire

    Enjoying the Fire

  • Arriving at Rass Mandal

    Arriving at Rass Mandal

  • View of Rass Mandal from Knoll on Property. The property comprises 10 acres!

    View of Rass Mandal from Knoll on Property. The property comprises 10 acres!

  • Kitchen Alcove - lovely for coffee in the morning!

    Kitchen Alcove - lovely for coffee in the morning!

  • Mandala Room with 25' domed ceiling

    Mandala Room with 25' domed ceiling

  • View of Pool from lower patio

    View of Pool from lower patio

  • Gas fired - Fire Pit

    Gas fired - Fire Pit

  • Rinpoche Room - capable for 3 twin beds.

    Rinpoche Room - capable for 3 twin beds.

  • Delightful serenity poolside

    Delightful serenity poolside

  • Queen Bedroom with external entrance from/to the grounds & yoga pavilion.

    Queen Bedroom with external entrance from/to the grounds & yoga pavilion.

  • Cabin is optionally available for an additional fee. Total occupancy remains 12,

    Cabin is optionally available for an additional fee. Total occupancy remains 12,

  • Dining Room seats 12

    Dining Room seats 12

  • Shanghai room with Queen Bed and en-suite bathroom.

    Shanghai room with Queen Bed and en-suite bathroom.

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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