Near Chair #4, Fantastic Views, Spacious, and Comfortable – Great for Families
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- Minimum stay:Contact owner
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Location: Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, USA (Top of the Ski Valley! Close to the Kachina Chair and the Bavarian) View Map
Accommodations: Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps family of 6 in comfort on real beds)
Brand new listing in January 2014!
Situated in a scenic location at just over 10,000ft, just a short walk from the Kachina ski lift and Phoenix lodge. Built in 2007, it is one of the newest accommodations in Taos Ski Valley. It has incredible views of the backside of the ski valley, Kachina Peak, and the surrounding Sangre de Cristo mountains. Thanks to it's position in the valley, the sunrise and sunset dramatically illuminates the peaks from the front porch and out the floor-to-ceiling windows. Wildlife abounds – including bighorn sheep, elk and bald eagles.
This property is spacious, comfortable, and has everything you need for a great vacation. The master bedroom is equipped with a king bed and Euro-topped mattress, and the master bath has a Jacuzzi tub. The 2nd bedroom is equipped to handle the family with two sets of bunks and (twin over twin and twin over full) and its own bathroom.
Heated floors take the edge off the brisk mountain temperatures, and the front balcony provides spectacular views of Taos Ski Valley and the surrounding 13,000+ peaks. The kitchen is open, well equipped, and has plenty of counter space for cooking big meals for the family.
You will also find plenty of storage for your outdoor gear, as well as a full-size washer and dryer (a rarity in most accommodation around here).
If you don't feel like cooking, you're in luck! The highly-acclaimed Bavarian Restaurant is our neighbor. You will find delicious homemade German meals and the finest imported beers served in a beautiful and rustic Bavarian lodge. No need to drive, it's just 200 yards down the trail!
In the summer, the location is a perfect base for all your outdoor adventures. Adjacent trails lead into protected Wilderness Areas and onto the picturesque Williams Lake. Towering above the condo is Wheeler Peak, the highest peak in New Mexico, and a great place to hike. We also neighbor 'Northside', a collection of mountain bike and hiking trails for all skill levels.
During the winter, a short 5-7 minute walk takes you to the base of the Kachina lift, where you can skip the crowds by putting on your skis or snowboard starting your day on the fresh backside snow! No driving, no parking! The easy access to and from the condo means you can have a hot lunch at home, or watch your family and friends ski the Kachina bowl and trails from the balcony. (Note – if you have very young children who are not yet skiing, this location requires a drive down to the ski school and may not be for you.)
Roads are well maintained in the summer and well plowed in the winter. However – we are at altitude in a heavy snow belt - a vehicle with either a 4x4 or AWD system is required from November through April (chains are an alternative). If you are flying-in, a 4WD vehicle can be reserved at most NM car rental agencies.
Member since: 2013
- On floor 2
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Communications: o Mobile Phone : Major carriers have a good signal in this area now – Verizon and AT&T work well, others are limited o Wireless Internet : Wi-fi throughout the property o VOIP Telephone with free calls within the US Location and View: Mountain View : The BEST view in the entire Ski Valley. Relax and take in the 180 degree view of the high end of the Ski Valley- 12,000 and 13,000 peaks tower above this wonderful property! You won't find a better, clearer view around…its jaw-dropping. ...moreless
- DVD Player
Taos is remote -- and TV reception is non-existent; we do not get cable (coming to area summer of '18). The TV is provided for the DVD player. Will note that we have never found a need TV in Taos!...moreless
- Video Library
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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From sofa, watching skiers on backside
Dining table, looking out onto the runs
Master bedroom with view into master bath
Master bath with jet tub and separate shower
Bunk room (in use) with beds for 4-5 kids
Full-size washer/dryer (in-unit)...a really nice feature.
Lift #4 again...and you can see our green roof to the left in the trees
Aspens in bloom
First snow on Kachina with Aspens still going -- our favorite time to be here
Living room and dining area
Wrll equipped kitchen
Master bedroom (comfortable king)
Bedroom #2 bunks
Hallway from bedrooms
The Bavarian (local pub) and Lift #4 loading...250 yards from the front door
Neighbor on the way to Williams Lake
Flower with Lake Fork Peak in background
Storm brewing on Kachina
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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