Casa De Paz - Family-Friendly Vacation Getaway - Wonderfully Appointed(31 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-5 nights
- Property type:Townhome
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, Private Patio, Sleeps 6
Our charming 2-story townhome, built in the mid-1970s, has been completely updated. All rooms are colorful, comfortable, and artistically appointed with Southwestern art. The master bedroom features a brand new King-size bed, 2 bedside tables with reading lamps, an antique dresser with mirror, and two double closets. Our new pine headboard with marble stone insets was handmade in Mexico, and our new bedspread was hand woven in the Zapotec village, Teotitlan del Valle, in the Mexican state Oaxaca. The middle bedroom has a Queen-size bed, bedside table, wall mounted reading light, and a spacious closet. The third bedroom contains twin beds, bedside table, wall-mounted reading lights, an antique dresser, and a large closet. Additional towels, linens, and blankets are available in each bedroom closet. There is an iron and ironing board in the master bedroom closet, and each bedroom closet contains a luggage stand.
The living room has a Southwestern couch, microsuede recliner, brown fabric love seat, 32-inch TV with cable, DVD player, WiFi, and a bookcase with books, puzzles, and games. The well-equipped kitchen has a breakfast bar with three stools and is open to the dining room which has a dining table that will seat 6, a love seat, a corner computer desk, a side table with a radio & cassette/CD player and music CDs. The dining room’s sliding glass door opens to our private patio that is completely enclosed and partially covered. The patio has a table with umbrella, 8 chairs, wicker love seat, BBQ grill (charcoal & starter fluid provided), flagstone flooring, a high adobe wall and wood fence, and a seating banco. There are a washer and dryer next to the kitchen. The home has one full-bathroom and one half-bath. The full bathroom is upstairs by the 3 bedrooms and has a tub/shower combo. Both bathrooms are spotlessly clean! The home has refrigerated air conditioning and forced air heating controlled by a thermostat, and each bedroom has an additional fan. We have parking for two vehicles in the driveway & carport and additional parking is nearby.
Free WiFi reaches throughout the townhouse.
We are located on the west side of Albuquerque with quick access to I-40. We are close to the Petroglyph National Monument Visitor’s Center (1.5 miles), Ladera Golf Course (1.3 miles) and only a short drive to Old Town (4 miles), many museums (4 within 4 miles), Cottonwood Mall (6.5 miles), the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park (5 miles), the Rio Grande (access to the river & bosque is close by), Open Space Visitor Center (4 miles), Botanic Garden & Aquarium (4.5), Rio Grande Zoo (5.5), walking trails, theaters, and restaurants. Albuquerque is an easy city to get around in.
Please: no partying, no smoking, no pets.
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Member since: 2014
- 1425 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Stuffed animals, children's books, 2 Frisbees, games, puzzles are available, along with a folding game table and 4 folding chairs. The townhouse community has a park with a gazebo and play area 1 block from Casa de Paz....moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- Our private front porch sitting area features a wooden bench hand-carved in Mexico, a chair, small table, and a hand-painted tile mural featuring a Mexican village scene. Our guests find both the front sitting area and the large, private patio relaxing spots after a day of seeing the sites of Albuquerque....moreless
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Equestrian Events
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Roller Blading
Our new dining table seats 6, counter seats 3, there is a love seat, side table, artwork, Radio/CD player, table for your laptop or tablet, and a sliding glass door leading to the private patio...moreless
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- Seating for 6 people
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
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Our fully equipped kitchen has a full-size refrigerator, 4-burner stove, microwave, dish washer, and a breakfast counter with 3 counter stools in addition to the dining room table that can seat 6...moreless
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
2017 Balloon Fiesta
Oct 6 - Oct 15, 2017
5 night min stay
Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2017
5 night min stay
2017 December Shopping Special
Dec 1 - Dec 19, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 22 - Dec 31, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- cleaning $85 + tax
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 7.188%
Guests must purchase CSA Damage Protection Insurance for $59. Special rates can be arranged for longer term stays.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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We are located near the intersection of I-40 and Coors Blvd. We like this location because of the quick and easy access to so many wonderful attractions. We are only minutes away from the Petroglyph National Monument, Old Town, many museums, the Botanic Gardens and Zoo, parks, Ladera Golf Course, hiking trails in the bosque paralleling the Rio Grande, Pueblo Indian Cultural Center, shopping, balloon rides, great restaurants, and so many other great attractions.
We love Albuquerque because of the great quality of life including New Mexico's diverse cultures, life styles, history, art, architecture, food, dance, theaters, outdoor activities, and our outstanding university.
Huffington Post calls Albuquerque one of America's "Five Secretly Cool Cities." ABQ offers authentic Southwest culture by the bucketful and is wildly underrated as a destination for lovers of the great outdoors. Noteworthy microbreweries like Marble and La Cumbre are the place to be once work is done. And let's not forget the seemingly endless number of multi-use trails, the cheap gondola rides to epic, high-elevation hiking, or the artisanal green chile cheeseburgers. Add in the region's unique multicultural heritage (think architecture, think a ton of good food, festivals, local traditions) and you've got a city that's not staying under the radar forever.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: I am a retired educator. I have been married to Cathy, also an educator, for 47 years. We have two sons and many grandchildren. We enjoy traveling, hiking, bicycling, reading, writing, crossword puzzles, and spending time with our family. Our 18-year-old granddaughter lives with us. I grew up in Oklahoma (elementary school years) and Colorado. Cathy grew up in Colorado. We met and married at Colorado State University. Cathy and I moved to New Mexico in 1974 and we love living in Albuquerque. I take the main responsibility for our townhouse, but Cathy happily pitches in when needed. We live near the townhouse and are always available to help with planning your time in Albuquerque.
Why the Owner Chose Villa De Paza, Albuquerque, NM, USA:
We love Albuquerque because of the great quality of life here. We are conveniently located on the westside of Albuquerque near the intersection of I-40 and Coors Blvd allowing quick and easy access to ABQ's many wonderful attractions. We are only minutes away from the Petroglyph National Monument Visitor’s Center (1.5 miles) and its many hiking trails, Ladera Golf Course (1.3 mi), Old Town (4 mi), many museums (3 within 4 mi), the Botanic Gardens & Aquarium (4.5 mi), Rio Grande Zoo (5.5 mi), the Rio Grande Nature Center (5.5 mi), Open Space Visitor Center (4 mi), city parks, multi-use trails in the bosque paralleling the Rio Grande, Pueblo Indian Cultural Center (4.5), Cottonwood Mall (6.5 miles), theaters, balloon rides, great restaurants, and so many other great attractions. Our location offers easy access to our diverse cultures, history, art, architecture, food, concerts & live theater productions, outdoor activities, and our outstanding university.
The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
Our adobe-walled, private patio is the place to begin your day with a cup of coffee or tea, and then it's the place to relax with your favorite beverage after your day of sightseeing and exploring. Huffington Post calls Albuquerque "one of America's Five Secretly Cool Cities," offering authentic southwest culture by the bucketful, seemingly endless number of multi-use trails, an inexpensive gondola ride to the peak of Sandia Mountain, and, of course, our artisanal green chile cheeseburgers. Add in the region's unique multicultural heritage (think architecture, a ton of good food, festivals, local traditions, and so many wonderful people!) and you've got a city that's not staying under the radar forever. Many publications have ranked Albuquerque as one of America's top travel destinations. WalletHub rates Albuquerque as one of the top sites for Perfect Summer Getaways. Today's Parent says ABQ is one of the best destinations for Springtime Family Travel. Travel+Leisure and Groupon say that we are one of the friendliest cities in America. Travel+Leisure also picked ABQ as one of the most charming cities to visit. USA Today says that we are one of the most Wildlife Friendly cities. ABQ is on Outside Magazine’s list of the 10 Best Big Cities for Active Families. And the Travel Channel places our Botanic Garden in the top 5 in the country. So come and enjoy the many wonderful virtues of our city!
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The "Tangerine Dreaming Bedroom" features a King Bed & hand-woven bedspread
The "Tangerine Dreaming Bedroom" features an antique dresser & mirror
The "Mellow Yellow Bedroom" features a large closet & 2 reading lights
The "Conversation Room" has a southwestern couch and a comfortable love seat.
Enjoy your meals at our dining table that will comfortably seat six.
Savor your morning coffee or tea at our breakfast bar or on our sunny patio.
As in other rooms, our "Cocina" is colorfully appointed with southwest touches
The upper floor full bathroom has a tub/shower combination
The lower floor half-bath has a dual-flush toilet & colorful photos from Mexico
The stairway leads upstairs to our three bedrooms and the full bathroom
The front porch features a hand-carved bench and a beautiful tile mural
The Townhouse community has a park with playground, gazebo, basketball area, etc.
The "Tangerine Dreaming Bedroom" has 2 large closets & beautiful artwork
The "Mellow Yellow Bedroom" has a Queen-size bed and southwestern art
The "Blue Moon Bedroom" features two twin beds with individual reading lights
The "Conversation Room" has a 32" TV, books, games, puzzles & a recliner
Sliding glass doors lead from the dining room out to our private patio.
Enjoy our well-equipted kitchen that has three stools at the breakfast counter
The guest laundry is equipped with a washer and dryer and laundry detergent
The upper floor full bath
The stairway features pictures of the International Balloon Fiesta
Our private patio has an adobe wall, table, 8 chairs, & a wicker love seat.
The front of our Townhome and carport
Welcome to Casa de Paz. We look forward to your visit!
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Saturday, January 21, 2017
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