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View the sunsets from our gazebo in our 2-acre southwest 'garden'

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

2000 sq.ft adobe w/2 bdrms and 2 baths -sleeps 4 + 1000 sq.ft casita - sleeps 2

What comes to mind with the words 'New Mexico' ....'gorgeous skies'? ....and 'Taos'?...... Maybe: open space , sun and light , color , inspiration YES!!! All of the above...... and much more. All can be enjoyed from our home - both indoors and out.

Our 3000 sq. ft home is made up of 2 units: the first one is our main home (2000 sq. ft.) which has a large master bedroom (king-size bed) with full attached bath and cozy kiva fireplace; a second bedroom/study with a single bed/couch (a trundle bed that makes up into 2 twins or converts to a king-size bed) with attached bath and separate shower, and a large open space -kitchen/dining/livingroom w/another woodburning kiva fireplace. There is also an attached sunroom w/passive solar heating to enjoy a sunny winter day at home. During summer and Fall, you'll probably always spend you time out doors - either enjoying the many outdoor activities that Taos has to offer (although close to town, we're right on the edge of Taos canyon for some great hikes), or just enjoying a barbeque on the 'portal' or sunset margaritas in the gazebo.

The second unit is a 1000 sq. ft casita - one bedroom, bath, kichen and living/dining room with it's own private courtyard.

More Details

Gloria Galecki
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017

About Gloria Galecki

After growing up in the Chicagoland area and finishing university in Kansas, Gloria's adventurous nature led her first to a jaunt in the Peace Corps in Africa then, finally settling in Rome where she met LIno, her partner, a native Venician. Gloria welcomely volunteered when Lino expressed an interest to see more of the USA, .... leading them to Taos for the first time in 2002.

Gloria Galecki purchased this house in 2009


Taos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) in the master bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) a trundle bed that can be made into 2 twins or converted to a king-size bed.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

View the sunsets from our gazebo in our 2-acre southwest 'garden'
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
Fayetteville Ar./Lawrence Ks.

Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Great stay! Beautiful, private, clean, relaxing, no hassle. Would recommend bringing a blue tooth speaker- we forgot. Didn't need anything else. Garden/sunroom was our favorite. Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing and a great getaway

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay, very roomy and relaxing. A price of quietness yet close to everything you need. My wife, son and I had a fantastic weekend here and we will definitely come back. Very nice rooms and sunroom. I'd give it 5 stars but the only thing we didn't like was the feeling of being rushed due to the housekeeper being outside 45 minutes before check out waiting for us to go. Other than that a fantastic place to get away too. Thanks for the stay

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cave creek, Arizona

A beautiful home in quiet surroundings.

  • 5 of 5

We rented this beautiful home for a couple of weeks in July. A very quiet place where hummingbirds and many kind of birds sing and nest. Despite the cool air and a regular afternoon rain, we could enjoy the outdoors most of the time and visited valleys and mountains as much as we could, played golf and took advantage of some wonderful restaurants. Gloria the owner has been extremely nice and provided us with everything, even zero gravity chairs to rest outdoors.

The house is very large and quite comfortable. It was a treat to be able to live with open doors and windows coming from 105F in Scottsdale Arizona.

We warmly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boulder, CO USA

Quiet Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful home with us Gloria - especially in celebrating our 30th anniversary! It was indeed very special!! Your house, the area, & Taos itself fed our souls in a most delightful way! The pictures you have on VRBO looked great - but the house itself is so much better!!! We love the woodwork, sunroom, & portal areas. There is just a wonderful peacefulness about the place. We even got to experience a real soaking rainstorm last night. It will be hard to leave here as we really enjoyed everything! Thank you again for sharing your wonderful home!!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our Taos Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We were a bit skeptical as we followed directions to the house, thinking we were going to be surrounded by other homes and people, but geez, we couldn't have been more wrong and SO surprised! A fantastic home and while very close to neighbors, SO very secluded! The home is gorgeous with so many unique touches, the kitchen is perfect....and yes, that kitchen got a work-out! The bedroom is huge with a very comfortable bed. Lots of towels, the ability to do laundry, a grill and furniture on the porch to be able to eat out...The kiva fireplaces are wonderful....and there was plenty of firewood available. We honestly hated to leave. My husband and I both agreed that this could be a lifetime house for us. Now we're on a mission.....

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Fabulous on ALL levels!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a beautiful home and surroundings that provide you with a sense of relaxation, serenity and nostalgia, this is the location! We enjoyed several days recently and loved every second! The home is stunning and the views breathtaking! I recommend either having coffee or, an afternoon refreshment in the gazebo which looks across the property and into the mountains. Also, one of my favorite parts was listening to nature live all around us. AND, if you look closely within the house, several of the tiles have little paw prints ensuring you are in a home of warmth and welcome!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
110 Miles
Albuquerque International Airport
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taos House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
high - Summer
May 15 2017 - Oct 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
low - Fall
Oct 23 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
early ski
Nov 22 2017 - Dec 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Christmas/New Year
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $15 + Tax
cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.12%

Occupancy by 2-4 persons are are already considered in the monthly rates and for the Christmas holidays.
Add 10% for weekends during ski season (Fri & Sat) if only staying 2 nights
Prices are for main house only. The casita is unavailable at this time.
Pet fee is $15/nt/animal for the 1st 3 nts;$10/night forea. night thereafter (max. $100)

50% upon booking & 50% at least one week prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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