Casa Viva is situated in the best of both worlds - Easy walk to town, and mountain and sunset views! At night you can see the twinkle of stars and Santa Fe city lights. Just 10 minutes to walk from the front door to the Plaza and the many excellent galleries, shops and restaurants nearby. Fabled Canyon Road, the NM Museum, St. Francis Cathedral, the Capitol Rotunda, and a post office are all within walking distance.
In 7 minutes you can walk to the Ft. Marcy Community Center and enjoy their outdoor walking trail, playground, indoor swimming pool and fully-equipped gym as well as a variety of drop-in classes. Also nearby is the De Vargas shopping center with it's fine movie house, Sprouts Farmer's Market, Albertson's grocery store, a pharmacy and many other stores. Short easy drives will take you to the Santa Fe Opera, the mountains for skiing or trekking, the vibrant area colleges, and great local hiking places. An idyllic area!
This adobe home features southwestern/contemporary design, vigas, kiva fireplace, Mexican sinks and tile floors, Santa Fe style furniture and original art. The upper level has an airy, light-filled living room with a ceiling fan and air conditioning. Off the living room is a deck with lovely views. The dining room seats six and has a skylight. Off the dining room area is another deck with views and a patio table with seating for four. The kitchen, also with skylight, is fully equipped, including a gas stove, microwave, ice-maker, dishwasher, disposal, and purified water faucet. The main level also has a half-bath.
Downstairs are two large bedrooms. Each bedroom has a queen bed, ceiling fan, night tables and dresser, window shutters, large walk-in closet, and adjoining bathroom. One bedroom has an additional closet plus a bathroom with a jacuzzi tub which looks out on a private patio plus separate shower, and the other bathroom has a shower without tub. From each bedroom there is an exit to our charming enclosed patio/garden and its sculpture-chairs by artist R.C. Albin. Off the master bedroom is a sitting-room/bedroom area with a twin organic bed and, if wanted, a crib. The downstairs area also includes a washer and dryer and fully supplied linen closet. Ideal for a family or two couples.
Wireless internet service is included, as is free long distance calling. There is a large screen LCD TV with cable service and a DVD player.