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Heart of the action, Nob Hill fun, with the privacy you desire.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom, with fireplace, and private courtyard

Super comfy queen size bed, over-stuffed sofa, fireplace, office area, a darling kitchen and a full washer and dryer in the basement. Located in a beautiful, very walkable, historic neighborhood called Silver Hill. Literally, more than 50 restaurants within a 15 minute stroll.

The property was built in 1908 by a family locating to Albuquerque for the railroad. The unit faces the garden and has a large patio with furniture and a gas grill. Many guest have stayed months at a time and throughly enjoyed their extended stays.


Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About The Owner

In 1991 I opened a jewelry manufacturing company in Albuquerque. After 22 years of success, it's about time to start a new career path. The VRBO experience has been very fulfilling. I have enjoyed meeting all the guests from around the world. Movie producers from France and other parts, a university professor from Germany stayed six months, twice now, and one couple decided to stay and live at one of furnished the single family homes. They have been there three years now.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2011

Why The Owner chose Albuquerque

The location of Silver Hill Casita makes it the ideal starting point for an Albuquerque experience. It is set in a walkable, well established neighborhood just a couple blocks from UNM campus and Presbyterian Hospital No busy roads to navigate to get to the places popular among the locals. And if you have one too many. You can always stroll home.

What makes this cottage unique

Super comfy queen sized bed. Full chefs kitchen with the necessary appliances and utensils. A gas grill for the big BBQ's. The owner loves to garden. So if you visit in season, prepare to have lots of fresh tomato salads!

Map

Albuquerque Old Town
"Visit the heart of the Old West among the original buildings and churches the Western settle..."
Albuquerque Biological Park
"Want to know more about what can survive and thrive in this harsh high desert environment? H..."
Route 66
"This is another VRBO.com #627207 listing you might enjoy staying at."
Frontier Restaurant
"What an amazing restaurant-art exhibit. Don't worry about the long lines. The wait is never ..."
Artichoke Cafe
"Top Notch American Cuisine and Terry, the owner, is one of the best Albuquerque citizens and..."
Flying Star Cafe - Downtown -- CLOSED
"Jean has one of the best known local spots for great tasting, excellently prepared food. The..."
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
"Why would people settle in this remote, hostile area. Here they explain it all. See Albuquer..."
Nob Hill
"Take a stroll among the eclectic shops, food and drink establishments. This is the people wa..."
Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque
"I only have gone on adult night, so my knowledge of children's interest in this place is lim..."
Albuquerque Aquarium
"What cridders can survive in that muddy mess of a river. Come here to find out!"
Scalo Northern Italian Grill
"Nob Hill's finest northern Italian restaurant. Excellent patio, amazing wines, terrific live..."
Farina
"Terry, the owner of Artichoke Cafe, has brick oven pizza mastered. Plus the patio and beers ..."
Satellite Coffee
"Free Wifi, eclectic people watching, and a fantastic brew! Did I mention that the owner know..."
Flying Star Cafe - Central Ave. SE
"Jean Bernstein created the perfect Café-bakery over twenty-five years ago that caught my att..."
Korean BBQ House
"I do love my "Spicy Pork Bento Box" for lunch. All you can eat sushi too!"
The University of New Mexico
"Albuquerque's greatest export is bright minds and here is where it all begins. A great insti..."
Humble Coffee Company
Popejoy Hall Center for the Arts
"Need a fix of Culture. Always something interesting playing here."
Gertrude Zachary Jewelry
El Patio De Albuquerque
"My favorite place to eat mom's green chile enchiladas without actually having to ask mom to ..."
Tractor Brewing Company
"Park the kiddies atop the big red tractor and go inside and enjoy one of the hometown brews...."
Vinaigrette
The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History
Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Albuquerque international
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nob Hill Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
many
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Santa Fe Rail Runner & Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-25
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Many to choose from
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Sandia
Car: recommended

Nob Hill is Albuquerque's best walkable neighborhood with plenty of boutique shops, restaurants and night spots. Well known for great food, live music and unique experiences. There are so many great restaurants, I made a list for you upon check in. Come visit us.

Amenities

Silver Hill Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Mid century modern tile and fixtures. Freshly painted bead-board and cabinets. Large tiled shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • All new bed and linens, super comfy! Bedroom is extremely quiet because it is 100 feet from the quiet street. Linens and comforter all new. Built-in modern closet. Natural wood floors, natural light from east window.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Very close to historic route 66, UNM, Nob Hill & entertainment venues. O'Neils Brew Pub, The Guild Arts Theater, Nob Hill Bar and Grill, Zinc night club. Shop at all the Women's and men's boutiques.

Reviews

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Heart of the action, Nob Hill fun, with the privacy you desire.
average rating of 4.677419 based on 31 reviews
5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Unit is in a quiet area and centrally located. The layout is good for a couple and well equipped for cooking. Plenty of resteraunts in the area if you want to eat out.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Over priced and not very comfortable

  • 2 of 5

The pictures of the space looked great on the website. The layout of the house was very awkward. The lighting in the bedroom was unusabale. The bedroom has little to no room to relax in .We had little to no privacy in the rental as there was not adequate window coverings for the space. I would not recommend this property for the price. Overall it was a very uncomfortable space. The furniture was too big for the living space. My wife banged her head on one of the tables and I left home with some bruises on my legs from hitting the furniture. We would've been better off had we stayed at a hotel for the same price.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: James clearly does not understand the VRBO.com home sharing experience. He never let me know any of his numerous complaints until this review he wrote. I suggest reading the previous reviews that are extremely positive. Now to delve into his issues. In the bedrooms I have blackout shades and have black out draperies. There is a chandelier in the bedroom that casts plenty of light. The living room has a huge window with a shade that pulls down for privacy. The room that he is complaining that doesn't have a shade is the kitchen. And I haven't put in a shade in the kitchen because it looks over the garden. It's highly unlikely someone's in the garden, among the dirt and flowers looking in. If that were the case I would suggest calling the police, LOL All the other reviews commented how the pictures are exactly as they found the home. James was obviously not looking to find an historic, restored 1908 home to stay in. Good luck James in finding a hotel room with a chefs kitchen and a lovely patio and garden right outside the door. He obviously has more issues than I can comment on in this reply. Come stay at the Casita. Its your oasis in Albuquerque.
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5

Great rental in a great town

  • 5 of 5

I love Albuquerque, and this rental only improved my experience. I'll likely stay here again on my next trip to NM.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming

  • 5 of 5

Great place with all the amenities. I highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

A Charming Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely property. The gardens are amazing. The house is well-equipped and spotless; comfortable bed, cozy living room, fluffy towels, great kitchen and supplies (utensils, spices, oil, etc. ad inf.), lots of plugs and good wifi service, efficient heat and air. Excellent washer and dryer...all the conveniences of home in a vacation environment. And birds galore.

The neighborhood was quiet even though it's in the heart of the university district and we were there during graduation week. We saw a super fireworks show at the stadium nearby, it was great. The location is convenient to seeing all the attractions in Albuquerque and for venturing off to surrounding sites, such as Santa Fe.

Doug is very personable and helpful.

I would return in a minute if I didn't have other destinations on my bucket list. It was even more than I anticipated. Don't hesitate to rent this property!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Silver Hill casita was everything we hoped it would be. The description and photos are accurate---it is cozy, clean and comfortable. Doug is professional, responsive and helpful. The property is beautifully maintained and the location is convenient. We slept great. We'll be back.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $300

Balloon Fiesta dates are non refundable. There will be no 30 day money back guarantee for those dates only.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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