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Come enjoy our Lovely Executive Retreat located in Upscale Gated Community!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6). Gorgeous Mountain Views

Explore the Land of Enchantment. Visit Historical Old Mesilla, where Billy the Kid was Jailed. Play in the sand dunes at White Sands National Monument. Play golf at one of our four golf courses, 365 days a year. Visit nearby Sunland Park Race Track & Casino.

Stay at our Brand New Contemporary Southwestern Villa. We are located in a gated community with fabulous views of the Organ Mountains.

Our Upscale home is a 2300 sq. ft. home. It has 3 Bedrooms and 2 1/2 Baths. Amenities include a gorgeous community pool with a large enclosed cabana and locker rooms. Our home is fully secure with an alarm system and security camera at the front door. We have a gourmet kitchen that has granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a gas cook top with pasta pot water faucet. The Kitchen is complete with all kitchen appliances, cookware, utensils, dishes, glassware and silverware.

Our Great Room is surrounded by mountain views. It is completely furnished with a micro-suede reclining sofa and a leather sofa and a 50 in.1080 Flat Screen TV. There are ceiling fans, lights, nichos and a gas burning Fireplace. We have a glass top breakfast table overlooking the great room and a separate dining room with a Pub style table that can be used for dining, cocktails or your favorite card game.

The Master Bedroom has a King-sized, Four Poster Bedroom set and a ceiling fan. The Master Bathroom has a walk-in shower with waterfall shower head, a jacuzzi bathtub and his and her closets.

We have two other bedrooms each containing a queen-sized bedroom set, ceiling fan and walk-in closets. They share a Jack and Jill Bathroom.

The Laundry room is equipped with a washer, dryer, ironing board and iron. All bedding, linens, towels are high thread count. There is a two car garage and we have RV Parking.

We are located close to the interstate which takes us to the local mall, New Mexico State University which has athletic events, concerts, the local Symphony and the Performing Arts center.

Our home is so comfortable and makes you feel like you are at your own home. We have tried to provide everything you might need. If there is something we forgot all you have to do is ask! We love treating our renters like family! Only the best service is what we provide!

More Details

JoAnn Garay-Lackey
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About JoAnn Garay-Lackey

We are retired business owners who bought this home as an investment and to allow family and friends a place to stay when they visit. We decided to share our beautiful vacation rental with travelers to the Mesilla Valley. We are residents of Las Cruces and look forward to meeting you and having you stay with us!

JoAnn Garay-Lackey purchased this house in 2008

Why JoAnn Garay-Lackey chose New Mexico

Very Secure Gated community, convenient to restaurants, shopping and activities.

What makes this house unique

Upscale area with Fabulous Mountain Views!!!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed our stay in Las Cruces. A great place to get away from all the snow at home. We appreciated all the little "extras" that the owners provided - especially the wine and 1st nights snacks. Great house!
Feb 2015
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Las Cruces House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Come enjoy our Lovely Executive Retreat located in Upscale Gated Community!
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
New Mexico

Organ mts view...

  • 5 of 5

Nice home with a nice view of the Organ Mts.

Home was nicely stocked with a good assortment of snacks and appropriate sundries.

JoAnn was a very accommodating host...

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice review! Glad you enjoyed my home! It's always a pleasure to have great guests! Come enjoy the view anytime! Regards, Jo Ann
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Very comfortable home with everything you could possibly need.

  • 5 of 5

It has everything! Joann is such a wonderful hostess. Great views, and so convenient. Would stay there another winter if we hadn't bought a house.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed my home and welcome to the neighborhood! It was a pleasure having you at my vacation rental!
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Very nice house in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

Jo Ann's 3BR 2.5BA home is in an upscale community on the NE side of town. This is our second long stay here and probably won't be the last. Within a mile of the entrance to 'Los Pueblos' is a large Walmart, a Walgreen's, two gas stations, a gym and most importantly (to us) is the Sonoma Ranch Golf Course; a challenging, well-maintained test of golf that is open to the public. Adjoining the Pro Shop is the Sunset Grille which offers breakfast and lunch to golfers and non-golfers alike. The food there is some of the best around town.

As was the case on our first visit, owner Jo Ann has been attentive to our every need. Direct TV has more stations available than you can watch. We used the grill our back at least four times a week. Jo Ann had some sod added to the back yard and now we have bunnies! Two or more cottontails are considered to be a 'herd'. It's OK to feed them carrots.

Three mornings a week we walk through the neighborhood then out to the end of Northrise Blvd. a walk across flat land that takes 45 minutes. Los Pueblos has a community pool.

Medical facilities of all kinds are located within five minutes as well as multiple eateries.

We enjoy evenings on the patio with a partial view of the Organ Mountains, a spectacular mini-range of impressive mountains. It's easy to see why the area was named 'Las Cruces'.

Come to Jo Ann's house and have a relaxed visit with no worries.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Linda I'm glad you enjoy our home! The patio is great to sit out on in the evenings and those bunnies are fun to watch! You and John are the kind of excellent tenants I enjoy having!
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Very nice family retreat

  • 5 of 5

We immensely enjoyed our stay at this property during our Thanksgiving visit with family. It was perfect to have our own "home" to go back to after all of the fun family outings during the week. We especially appreciated how well stocked this vrbo was - very well supplied pantry and laundry room, nice amenities, comfortable lounging areas both inside and out. Thank you for making our vacation so easy!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Melinda! So glad you enjoyed our very comfortable home. I like to make it feel like home, so that all you can enjoy your vacation and have everything that you need supplied. Please comeback and stay with us again. Jo Ann
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Wonderful summer home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this lovely house for 6 weeks with our 3 toddlers. She and the house was very prepared for the demands of the little kids, helped us baby-proof the house so that we were safe and comfortable during our stay. The house was impeccable and very well-equipped for a happy stay, and we had a lovely time.

We also enjoyed a lot of the family fun Las Cruces had to offer - going to many of the parks near by, the library, the farmer's market, the White Sands monument, the Organ Mountains... We hope to be back again!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kayo am glad you and your family enjoyed your stay and were able to enjoy our very nice community pool.
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Amazing house with mountain views!

  • 5 of 5

This home was absolutely perfect. My host, Joanne, filled the refrigerator with lots of specific treats for us prior to arrival. The home is beautifully decorated, extremely clean, with extra pillows and blankets in every closet. The TV and Wi-Fi were over-the-top, with lots of extra channels Super high-speed internet. Every evening, my family and I, enjoyed the evenings on the outdoor living back patio. The patio is private, and has an amazing view of the Organ Mountains. My young daughter, loved seeing the bunnies, the Road runners, and all of the birds, visit the yard every morning. In the evenings, after the rain, we got to see a few frogs as well. Overall, the house had everything we could possibly have wanted. We will be going back there again every year. Thank you so much Joanne!!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lisa! Yes we have lots of natural beauty in our backyard! The views are to die for! Glad you and your family enjoyed and look forward to your next visit! Jo Ann
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Nearest Airport
56 Miles
El Paso International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
56 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Las Cruces House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 20 2017 - Dec 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $75
Cleaning fee $100

Cancelation policy 60 days ahead fully refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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