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High Mesa Cottage - Stunning Adobe Between Ski Area and Town

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

High Mesa Cottage is located on a 1.1 acre lot about fifteen minutes from the ski area and ten minutes from Taos Plaza. The house was built in 2004 on a mesa about five hundred feet above the town of Taos, and offers stunning 360 degree views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Rio Grande Valley. No house in the area has better views of New Mexico's highest peaks and O'Keefe's much-painted Cerro Pedernal. No highway noise can be heard on this quiet lane as it is surrounded by open space, horse properties, and just a few other houses. Not many surrounding lights make ideal conditions for viewing the night sky through the supplied telescope or from the private hot tub located just outside. A high-speed wireless broadband internet connection is present allowing guests to keep in touch with the rest of the world.

Inside, the house has a modern, open floor plan with a large kitchen opening up to dining and living areas with 12 foot viga ceilings. The kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances, granite countertops, and high-quality cookware and utensils. The living room has an adobe fireplace as well as an entertainment center with satellite TV, stereo, and DVD. Radiant heated floors throughout the house make walking barefoot a pleasure. The house features numerous custom touches such as limestone windowsills, skylights and ceiling fans in each bedroom.

The master suite consists of a large bedroom with king-size bed, five-piece bath, and large walk-in closet, along with a satellite TV/DVD. The other bedrooms have queen beds, large closets, and mountain views.

Once here, we are convinced you will agree that this is a very special location and will want to return. Please take a look and call or email for more information.

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More Details

Owner
Brenda Smith
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

About Brenda Smith

Hello from High Mesa Cottage owners.

Brenda Smith purchased this house in 2004

Why Brenda Smith chose New Mexico

This is a stunningly beautiful area.

What makes this house unique

This is a stunningly beautiful area.

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Amenities

Taos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Large counter area with 2 sinks.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Inflatable queen size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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average rating of 5.0 based on 62 reviews
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

I don't usually write reviews but this place was stunning. We've stayed in Taos before but this place just made it feel like home. It lacked nothing. You are greeted with all sorts of fragrant smells from the beautiful garden (pictures don't do it justice). The patio is inviting and perfect for relaxation with wonderful views all around. The home was clean and spacey. The owner responded to emails in a timely manner and was accommodating when we had to request to take our dog at the last minute. The home's location was private yet close to town and Ski valley. We are already talking about going back! Definitely worth it despite our 12 hour drive from Texas. Thank you for making our vacation even more special!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Stately adobe nestled among majestic mountains

  • 5 of 5

High Mesa cottage is a wonderful example of adobe construction. It is elegantly constructed, fully equipped, beautifully maintained and just rural enough to provide the true western desert experience. The house is ideally situated for privacy, but still affords access to recreation, art, food, skiing and rafting.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Princeton NJ
5

Wonderful, as usual.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here more times than I can remember and always enjoy it. We especially appreciated how beautiful the garden is looking.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

High Mesa Cottage is wonderful. The peacefulness of the setting, the lovely gardens and well appointed house lived up to our expectations and beyond! Our hosts provided us with a lovely respite after 3 long days of travel. Joan Knutson and Geri Burns

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay. The property is very clean and has everything needed. The Jacuzzi was wonderful and the views are outstanding!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hickory, NC
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love High Mesa. The views from the front and the back of the house are incredible. We loved the snow the first two days then the beautiful blue skies and cool temps the rest of the time. The dogs can't get enough of the fenced in acre and love exploring. This was our second time and we will be back many more times.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Cleaning $95
Refundable damage deposit $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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