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HUGE HOUSE!!! Room for the entire family or Group! No extra guest fees!!!

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,172 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

A SPACIOUS home that can accommodate your whole family or group for an incredible VALUE!!!

RELAX in 2 living areas equipped with large new flat screen TV’s. ENJOY the mountain air from the huge deck with three outdoor seating options. OBSERVE a gorgeous sunset and hummingbirds from the Jacuzzi hot tub . ENTERTAIN in the newly refurbished kitchen with brand new stainless steel appliances and dinnerware. SLEEP like a baby in brand new linens, towels, pillows and feather down comforters.

We have provided everything you need to have a carefree vacation. The house comes equipped with Board games, Mountain Bikes (4 including safety helments), new dinnerware, cookware, flatware, linens and bedding. You bring the family we provide the fun!!!

More Details

John and Stephanie
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About John and Stephanie

We live full time in Austin, Texas and love to travel!

John and Stephanie purchased this cabin in 2015

Why John and Stephanie chose Ruidoso

We fell in love with this property while renting a house nearby. Soon after touring the house we knew we would enjoy making memories here for years to come.

What makes this cabin unique

LARGE house that can sleep a great group and allow them to eat, drink and be merry without being split up. TONS of entertaining space for kids and adults alike. We don't charge extra for more people and pets are welcome for a small additional fee.


Ruidoso Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3172 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 3 double , 3 twin/ single
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon in loft
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(59 traveler reviews)

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HUGE HOUSE!!! Room for the entire family or Group! No extra guest fees!!!
average rating of 4.7966104 based on 59 reviews
Longmont, Colorado

Family Reunion Headquarters

  • 4 of 5

Our family came from IL, TX & CO for a week in Ruidoso at John’s lodge. We found it to be a great value, with plenty of room for all 13 of us, ranging in age from 7 to 85! Families alternated cooking duties in the well-equipped kitchen, and all 13 of us dined together at the huge dining table.

The galley kitchen is a bit tight, but the large counter-top provided ample prep space. The new washer & dryer are located nearby. The 2nd refrigerator and 2nd coffee pot in the bar were appreciated.

The larger den was popular with a pool table, large dining table for dominoes & games in between meals, plus a huge comfy sectional sofa perfect for movies every night. We enjoyed the bird feeders and quiet mornings with coffee and conversation on the deck. The deer came by every day, so we fed them carrots and apples by hand. We hung our hammocks from the pine trees to listen to the birds and view the clouds.

Our 4-star rating is based upon just a few shortfalls: (1) the interior of the house was dusty with lots of cobwebs; (2) very dirty A/C filters caused the A/C to freeze up (thankfully, repaired within 24 hours); and (3) the “mountain view” is not really accurate. The home IS set among towering pine trees but surrounded by other houses on all sides. (4) The bunk room seemed the perfect spot for a family of 5, with its own private bathroom. However, upon arrive we discovered that it is only accessible via a spiral staircase, which was a problem for a child with limited mobility, as well the parents who had to run up/down retrieving toys, diapers, clothing, etc.

We all agreed: the house was a comfortable fit for our family reunion, and well equipped. John was quick to answer questions and requests for help.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our family!

  • 5 of 5

We came from different parts of the state. Perfect for us all for my mom’s 75th Birthday party!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2018 Spring Break Vacation

  • 5 of 5

If you are thinking of renting this home JUST DO IT!! Believe me...YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT!! We had such a good time in Ruidoso, NM, but most of all we really enjoyed this wonderful home. All I can say is WOW!!! The pictures really don't do it any justice because, the size and the location of the home is breath taking. This place more than accommodated all of us which was a group of 15. John (the owner of the home) is hands down a great person to work with as well. I made him aware that it was our first time in NM and he gave me a lot of suggestions of things to do for our trip. Our group and I would highly recommend this home for any getaway and I look forward to renting this property in 2019. Once again THANK YOU for allowing us to make some awesome memories in your wonderful home.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Beautiful & Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved this home. It’s so very spacious. Even with 12 of us there it still felt like everyone had their own space. The house is absolutely beautiful. All the windows made for amazing views. The mornings were nice sitting on the patio drinking coffee with fresh air and the sound of the creek running nearby was my favorite. The kids really enjoyed the deer that came by each morning they had them eating out of their hands. Every bed in the house is REALLY comfortable. The bedding on the beds were great as well. We loved it there and will forsure be back sometime soon.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Spot!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful trip to Ruidoso. The house has all you need and more, the owner was super friendly and we will certainly return. We cooked for our big group, the house has a perfect table for everyone to gather around. And the hot tub made our sore muscles feel better!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lots of beds, great deck

  • 4 of 5

This place had beds for everyone, which was great! I loved the big open windows, and my kids' favorite parts were the lofts. The deck is a fantastic size, we enjoyed having an outdoor hot tub, we liked having the bikes available and the ones we used worked well, having 4 bathrooms with showers was nice, and the pool table was in use constantly. Also, we really like the location - it seemed secluded even though there were other houses all around, and it was a short drive to town. I gave 4 stars instead of 5 for a few small issues. First, somehow I didn't receive the e-mail I needed with the entry code before hand and there was no service up at the house to be able to contact the owner and get it, so my husband went back down to contact him. He was super helpful when we did get a hold of him and had no further problems with that, and it only took about 20 minutes to get it resolved. The next couple of issues may just need to be addressed with the housekeeping/local contact - one of the show curtains had mold on it, one of the pots was rusty, and one of the bunk beds had been duck taped as a repair job and we couldn't use it (no big deal for us, the person that was going to use it moved to another bed). We rent a cabin every January, and overall we would recommend this place and keep it in our list for renting again!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Inn of the Mountain Gods
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Ski Apache
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $100
Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Rates are subject to change. Pet fee is for 2 pets, each additional at the rate of $100/pet. Dogs only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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