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Quintessential Santa Fe Casita, Peaceful, Great Hospitality, Pool, Hiking, Relax

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,340 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom * 2 Bathrooms * Sleeps 5 * Swimming Pool * Views * Pueblo Encantado

Casita Eileen is a privately owned vacation home in the serene foothills of Tesuque, New Mexico, just north of Santa Fe. Our home offers you the best of both worlds--proximity to the nation's finest galleries, restaurants, shopping, sightseeing and outdoor sports, as well as the privacy and seclusion of a mountain retreat. Up to five people can enjoy the luxury accommodations and breath-taking surroundings that make Casita Eileen the best choice for your Santa Fe vacation. (See the Virtual Tour in the links below for a complete view of the Casita)

Casita Eileen is located in the Pueblo Encantado neighborhood of Tesuque, New Mexico, a small community surrounded by the Sangre de Cristo mountains just north of Santa Fe. This beautiful vacation home is:

* Encircled by 95 acres of property containing Piñon Trees, Cottontail Rabbits and a swimming pool

* Across the street from the 5-star Four Seasons Rancho Encantado Resort and Spa

* Ten minutes from the vibrant Santa Fe Plaza filled with exciting restaurants, shopping and site-seeing

* Ten minutes from Canyon Road, the nucleus of the art community in New Mexico

* Three miles from the famed Santa Fe Opera House and eclectic Tesuque Flea Market

* One hour from Albuquerque International Airport

* One complimentary bottle of Red Wine with your visit.

VRBO has started charging a service fee for each booking. Please note that prior to making your reservation. The funds go directly to VRBO for their "services"

More Details

Owner
Tracy Fulton and Joseph Mahoney
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, A little Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Tracy Fulton and Joseph Mahoney

Tracy and Joseph live in Dallas, Texas. Tracy is from Wichita Falls, Texas and Joseph is from Monterey Park, California. Casita Eileen is the culmination of years of friendship, dreaming, planning, endings, and new beginnings. For most of Tracy's adult life he visited Northern New Mexico with his best friend Eileen Byrne. For many years they enjoyed trips to Santa Fe, Red River, Angel Fire, Taos, and Eagle Nest. Their trips included great friends, great food and always great wine. They talked about someday retiring to the 'City Different' and enjoying all of the relaxation and beauty of 'The Land of Enchantment'. Owing a casita they could share was always the goal of these life long friends. Plans for their joint retirement ended when Eileen was diagnosed with cancer at an early age. During her courageous battle with cancer, Eileen was recommended to MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston as her last hope. Tracy joined her on her appointment at the hospital for the first of many visits. During the first visit, Tracy had the good fortune of meeting his partner Joseph while in Houston. The first conversations they had revealed that they had the same love for Santa Fe that Tracy and Eileen had shared for many years. Joseph had lived in Santa Fe for several years prior to returning to Houston. Joseph immediately shared Tracy's love for Eileen and accompanied her to the hospital for several more visits. Tracy and Joseph decided to follow all of their dreams and someday own a home in Santa Fe. Eileen passed away in 2010, but her spirit lives on in many peoples lives. Every visit to Santa Fe involves memories and celebrations of Eileen. As Tracy and Joseph made plans to purchase their first home in Santa Fe, they both wanted a name for their casita that would be perfect. Tracy considered names and Joseph wanted to share in that privilege. Over breakfast in Dallas, Joseph suggested the perfect name for the casita. Welcome to Casita Eileen.

Tracy Fulton and Joseph Mahoney purchased this townhome in 2014

Why Tracy Fulton and Joseph Mahoney chose Santa Fe

We felt this location provided the best of both worlds--tranquility, nature and the feeling of 'getting away from it all', yet close enough to town for the activity, fun and culture that Santa Fe offers. The sunrises, sunsets and stars are amazing in this serene location.

What makes this townhome unique

Swimming daily throughout the summer! Hiking right outside the door! Enjoying sunset views 50 steps up the side of the hill! Enjoying central a/c when the weather gets too hot! Having Wifi in the house to stay connected to work and friends. The master bedroom has its own patio . We provide each guest with ONE complimentary bottle of Red Wine as a part of the Casita Eileen tradition. We offer Teacher, Military and First Responder discounts. Just mention this during booking.

Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Albuquerque International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Four Season's Encantado
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Buffalo Thunder
Nearest Train
12 Miles
RailRunner
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
84
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Four Season's Encantado
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Santa Fe
Car: necessary

Santa Fe Opera is .6 miles from the Casita. The Santa Fe Plaza and Canyon Road are 12 minutes from the Casita. Ten Thousand Waves is 16 minutes from the Casita. Santa Fe Municipal airport is 8 miles away or 25 minutes.

Amenities

Santa Fe Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1340 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Two full baths
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds can be converted to 1 King size bed.
  • Master Bedroom has a kiva, a private full bath and a separate patio. The 5th guest can sleep on the sofa (not a sofa bed) or on one of the blow up mattresses. Sheets, pillows and blankets provided for the extra guest.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 47 reviews
Houston
5

Delightful !!

  • 5 of 5

We spent the month of July 2017 at Casita Eileen. It was a wonderful experience and we hope to return next summer. We were glad that we decided not to stay in town because Casita Eileen is in a a beautiful, peaceful setting with hiking trails literally steps from the door. This was important to us since our dogs were with us and they loved hiking with us each morning. The condo is beautifully decorated and full of interesting art. The beds were comfortable and made up with nice linens. We found everything we needed in the kitchen to cook, but our favorite restaurant is only 5 minutes away. It only takes 10 minutes to drive to the Plaza. Our hosts were easy to work with, quick to respond to our needs and very nice! I would recommend this condo to everyone!!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice comments. I am glad that you all enjoyed your stay. A few weeks away from the Houston heat will do a body good!! I am so glad that you found our Casita comfortable. Our goal is to create a peaceful and relaxing environment for all of our guests. The hills are a great addition to the property. We hope to see you next year.
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5

great place for solitude away from the busy Plaza

  • 5 of 5

very well organized, clean and beautiful views - the local market was a great place to eat lunch and watch football - great patio with chiminea fire - coming back again. RIck - Dallas

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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California
5

Excellent Casita

  • 5 of 5

Very enjoyable stay. Everything was perfect. I'll be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very good experience

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable property with good beds, 2 outdoor seating areas and well stocked kitchen.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
5

A treasure in "The Land of Enchantment"

  • 5 of 5

We spent four nights in this delightful home. Casa Eileen was a perfect get away, offering spectacular views,hiking and a nice pool.

We attended the Santa Fe Opera (a 10 minute drive).We saw 4 Operas and didn't have to drive from Albuquerque, 120 miles round trip. We enjoyed the Spanish Market in Santa Fe,visited the new Meow Wolf museum and the galleries on Canyon Road.

Tracy and Joseph afford their guests a well maintained property with many amenities in comfortable surroundings.

This will be a certain destination next summer and recommend Casa Eileen to anyone traveling to "The Land of Enchantment",

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  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Start to Finish - awesome

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing experience - from the gitgo, Tracy was great at communicating and answering questions before our arrival. When we finally got there, it was truly like coming home! Such beautiful and thoughtful touches! Every bed was comfortable, every towel fluffy and new, every chair comfy! The short distance from Santa Fe made it even more of a peaceful oasis. We would not have changed a thing!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $140

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Check in time is 3:00pm and Check out time is 10:00am. Please notify owners if any adjustments are needed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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