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Stunning Views of Taos Mountain, 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Luxury Guesthouse

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Querencia Guesthouse, 2 Bedroom Guesthouse With Stunning Views Of Taos Mountain

Situated on a ridge, this gorgeous, secluded property features beautiful views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, including Taos Mountain and Coyote Ridge. This beautifully built, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom guesthouse features a full kitchen, living room with gas log fireplace, satellite Television, and outdoor patio with hot tub and BBQ grill. Just 5 minutes to Historic Taos Plaza and 30 minutes to the Taos Ski Valley, the Guesthouse at Querencia is as comfortable as it is beautiful. Our amenities include great entertainment spaces, radiant heated floors, fully equipped kitchen, private gardens, outdoor hot tub with incredible views, WiFi, satellite television, full laundry, hand pigmented plaster walls, hand-poured concrete counter tops, sunken stone bathtub, and truly breathtaking views. The Querencia is a hacienda style home, away from home!

Luellen Hertel
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Luellen Hertel

Gerd has been a gourmet Chef for the last 40 years. He was the Corporate Executive Chef for Norwegian Cruise Line and Celebrity Cruise Line. Today, he is a consultant for Royal Caribbean and Tauck River Cruises He was also the Executive Chef for Hyatt, Ritz Carlton, and Kapalua Bay Hotel. Luellen has worked for educational travel companies around the world as a Cruise Director for the last 30 years. She is currently working for Tauck Tours as a part time river cruise director in the South of France. Gerd and Luellen also own and operate the Hacienda del Sol Bed and Breakfast in Taos. They enjoy skiing, hiking, tennis, and travel.

Luellen Hertel purchased this house in 2013

Why Luellen Hertel chose Taos

The views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains are absolutely stunning from our home! It is peaceful and quiet and yet convenient to everything. There are hiking paths right from the back door along Coyote Ridge!

What makes this house unique

Gated entry, secluded location with no other homes in sight, only the most gorgeous scenery yet only minutes to Taos Plaza and historic sights.


Taos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Beautiful stone sunken bathtub in master suite
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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Stunning Views of Taos Mountain, 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Luxury Guesthouse
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews

Met our needs perfectly

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Taos really enjoyed the local Fourth of July celebrations. The house is great it was well-equipped and had everything we needed. it was super comfortable and we enjoy the master bathroom a lot. And the view!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. It is a pleasure to share our guest house with travelers who enjoy the views and the layout of the house. I am glad you found everything you needed for a memorable stay. Thank you for sharing your thoughts!
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Great views!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at the guesthouse! Everything was clean and beautiful! We especially enjoyed the hot tub and the stunning views!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, clean house. Spacious, excellent view, and very close to town. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Setting, Comfortable Guest House!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect home base for my wife and me, with close proximity to downtown Taos and easy access to the Mountains!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at our guest house. We are delighted that it met your expectations. We think it is very special as well. You were wonderful guests and we hope to welcome you again in the future.
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Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year in a row to stay here and we loved it. The house is spotless, the kitchen and bathroom are fully supplied, not to mention the relaxing hot tub and breathtaking views. We love it and will be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect property for a holiday get away. Close to the plaza without traffic hassles. quiet, serene. Thank you for hosting a great property.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
6.8 Miles
Taos Country Club
Nearest Ski
19.5 Miles
Taos Ski Valley
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Cleaning Fee $80

.A $250.00 security deposit will be held on the customers credit card in the event of any damage incurred during your stay.

Owner'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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