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Vida Divina-Downtown-Walk to Everything-Fireplace/Wood Supplied. SW Charm!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms/1+1/2 Bathrooms- Southwest Warmth/Decor

Tammi and Dave Clancy-owners (remodeling and building team) of two other successful and popular vacation rentals in Taos/Arroyo Seco, New Mexico-are thrilled to list their newest addition to their vacation rental properties. Three is the MAGIC number and we decided to name this THIRD vacation rental property of ours for our blessings. Vida Divina, Divine Life, is what we are blessed with and live each day we walk this earth.

We will book one/two nights if it fits with our calendar for flexible/adjusted pricing-especially last-minute. The longer you stay-the more the booking rate is discounted. We do have a cancellation policy-please ask about it.

Vida Divina is a townhome right off of Camino de Placitas. Just a mere three-block walk to the John Dunne Shops and The Plaza and just a few minutes away to the myriad, delectable eateries, eclectic galleries/shops, and spirited, cozy bars. There is LIVE music seven-days a week...all for YOUR listening pleasure--an easy walk away--and, a refreshing walk returning home to Vida Divina-where you can light your fire in the dazzling kiva with the wood provided for you by the Clancys. A blaze of good cheer and deep warmth await your every arrival.

Vida Divina has two bedrooms and 1 and a half bathrooms. There is a KING bed in one bedroom and a QUEEN bed in the second bedroom. Remodeled and redecorated Vida Divina awaits you with an open living space. Upstairs with a new wood floor and cozy bedrooms and an large, tiled shower with glass doors..downstairs with a kitchen has a new sink and new stainless steel appliances and a deck with new fencing and a new outdoor grill.

Dog/Pet Fee-$50 for a three-night booking per dog and for more nights-$15.00 per night/per dog-$95 for a week's booking (Will discount for two dogs depending upon length of stay.) Small back yard/fenced in.

We require payment in full to hold your booking unless your total is over $1000 and more than three months out. If you need to split payments, just ask.

If you would like to stay at a home with the best views in Taos and a hot tub, too--You can view our other vacation rentals we own at: VRBO Listing #295657 Casita Ave Maria and VRBO Listing #129625 Casa de Cuentos

More Details

Owner
Tammi or Dave Clancy
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

About Tammi or Dave Clancy

Dave and Tammi Clancy started their vacation rental business by pure serendipitous suggestion in 2007. Since the purchase of their first home-renovated and ready for vacationers in the Spring of 2007..they have designed and built another-Casita Ave Maria-making it available for others to enjoy in the Summer of 2010-and, now with the Fall 2014 purchase of Vida Divina and current remodeling...Three denotes divine perfection--We’ve all heard people say that “things happen in 3’s.” Also, on a side-note-this is Tammi's 33rd year of teaching--this year of 3's has been DIVINE!

Dave is a retired realtor-masonry foreman from Colorado Springs, designer-builder, handyman of all flavors and colors. A true life-artist- he now maintains our three vacation rentals and is ALWAYS-- in myriad ways--creating a new project to add more beauty/luxury to our homes.

More on THREE: In the Christian faith tradition, the number 3, symbolized by the Trinity (Creator, Redeemer, Sustainer), has come to mean wholeness. The 3 attributes of God are omniscience, omnipresence, and omnipotence. It is said that the number 3 is used 523 times in Scripture!

In the Kaballah: male/female/uniting intelligence

Hindu: creation/destruction/preservation, unfolding/maintaining/concluding

Taoist: Great Triad: Heaven/Human/Earth

From the Buddhist tradition, comes “The Triple Gem” or “The Three Jewels,” which is the Buddha (the enlightened one), the Dhamma (the teachings), and the Sangha (the community of followers).

It is a DIVINE LIFE at VIDA DIVINA in TAOS, NEW MEXICO!

Tammi or Dave Clancy purchased this townhome in 2014

Why Tammi or Dave Clancy chose Taos

It is a DIVINE LIFE at VIDA DIVINA in TAOS, NEW MEXICO! Dave and Tammi Clancy's newest, third addition to their successful and much loved vacation homes-will be ready to host, nurture, and enchant you beginning Thanksgiving of 2014. Our other two properties are in the foothills (fabulous views) between town and Taos Ski Valley. Often, through the years, people have asked if they can 'walk' to places from our homes. The answer has always been YES..but, to specific places in town...the answer is NOW yes, again. Walk to all places in the town of Taos..in mere minutes..soaking in the ambiance of ancient peoples and modern doings. And, just a 25-30 minute drive to the ski area from Vida Divina while also having the convenience of being to walk all over town for eating, drinking and being merry when you return home from skiing or hiking or general seeing of the glorious sights. Remember, this is IN the town of Taos--so, there is the traffic noise from cars going 20-25 miles per hour in the very small town of Taos.

What makes this townhome unique

Walk everywhere in downtown Taos! How perfect!

Map

Taos Pueblo is an ancient pueblo belonging to a Tiwa-speaking Native American tribe of Pueblo people. It is approximately 1000 years old and lies about 1 mile north of the modern city of Taos, New Mexico, USA.

Amenities

Taos Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • You may receive a full refund minus a 20 percent cancellation fee before 60 days of arrival. No refund if cancelled within 60 days of arrival date.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Huge, rain shower-talavera-tiled -created by Dave Clancy.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , With stackable washer/dryer
  • Newly remodeled bathrooms with warm tile and huge shower in upstairs bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Aero bed available for a 5th person.
  • New bamboo floors in both upstairs bedrooms, hallway and stairs up to these areas. Fabulous beds and bedding. If two share the beds in the upstairs bedrooms..they sleep four..with an aero bed -- 5 can sleep here depending upon size and comfort/space needed for the other guests..
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Vida Divina-Downtown-Walk to Everything-Fireplace/Wood Supplied. SW Charm!
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5

Perfect location, awesome place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Not only is this place exactly as advertised, it is even better. Great location, we rode our bikes almost everywhere we went in town. This place has been lovingly decorated, gives you that Northern New Mexico vibe that brought you here. It's laid out really well so that even if you have someone crash on the couch, everyone has privacy when they want it. Just perfect.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Robyn- We so appreciate your timely communications and your letting us know that you loved Vida Divina--we do, too. When we remodeled the townhome--our goal was to create the cozy Southwest feeling that we came to love when we first visited Taos. Thank you for being our guest and you are welcome back, anytime. Tammi and Dave Clancy
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Wonderful weekend away

  • 5 of 5

Vida Divina was more than we could've hoped for! It was comfortable, beautiful and really felt like home. Three of us stayed in the cozy home for four days and we didn't want to leave. We brought bikes to ride around town, but the location is close enough to town that walking is just as easy. We'll definitely be back. Thank you for sharing this lovely home with us!

-Brianne, Caroline and Victoria

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

we stay in VRBO's almost exclusively when we travel bc we have little boys and dogs. i have yet to find the PERFECT location that we would return to until now :) the location was perfect-close to the grocery, 10 min walk to the plaza (and twirl!). all the amenities and details were taken care of and clearly communicated. it was a relaxing and easy stay. we were so grateful and happy to have found this property. i'd highly recommend them and while we havent been to the owners other properties we'll check them out in the future. thank you!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful location; warm and inviting townhome with every possible provision needed.

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about the Vida Divina stay we had. The owners were GREAT, providing detailed communications to us to locate the townhome and to provide everything we would need to enjoy a most comfortable week. We arrived at the home to find a bottle of wine, a Sunday paper, firewood and every possible thing we could need to relax and rejuvenate.

Also, the owners provided suggestions of restaurants and places to see in the area. We found books and magazines with more information and suggestions. Provisions were excellent-plenty of towels, comfortable bedding and kitchenware for any cooking we wanted to do. I wish every VRBO stay could be this perfect!!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent place to stay for a Taos adventure

  • 5 of 5

We were in Taos for a regional Bridge Tournament and some biking and hiking.

The townhouse was everything we expected and more:

Southwestern ambiance; tasteful decor; local flavor

Well stocked kitchen

Quiet neighborhood

Relaxing back yard

Perfectly heated inside

Wifi

Appliances that all functioned well

Plenty of wood and an ax to make kindling

Convenient location

Security

Easy access

Like-new washer and dryer

Perfect hosts who communicate well both on-line and in writing.

Thanks, Tammi and Dave Clancy for making our Taos adventure a special one.

Bud and Jan (and Mary)

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This property is okay

  • 2 of 5

Vida Divina is comfortable. I did find the lighting somewhat dark and subdued. This however, is not the reason for my two-star rating. As a B&B proprietor, I wouldn't think of asking my guests to strip the sheets off the bed, collect the trash and put it in the dumpster (which is located at the back of the complex) and wash the dishes (put all dishes in dishwasher and start it). These instructions were left on the kitchen table as part of the checkout procedure. My confirmation clearly states the the rate includes all tax and cleaning. My definition of cleaning includes stripping the beds, carrying out trash and doing the dishes. Why am I, as a paying guest, asked to do part of the cleaning? I probably won't be returning here.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Allie- Great to know that you own a Bed and Breakfast. Vida Divina is not a bed and breakfast and is not advertised as such. It is a vacation rental. Vacation rentals that we have stayed at have similar check-out procedures and that is where we adopted our procedures from for our townhome. Do know that it took four-hours to clean the townhome after you departed--which is normal for a deep cleaning of our townhome. To be expected to wash the dishes you have used as a guest in a vacation rental is normal and to take trash out so that it does not stink-after ones' departure. DIshes and trash pile up quickly if not attended to by guests during a four-night stay such as yours'. The stripping of a bed is not cleaning but sure helps our cleaner get to the deep cleaning faster-and, we surely appreciate all of our guests' willingness to do this over all these years. Bed and breakfasts are bedrooms--this is a fully-stocked and furnished home. Our best to you-The Clancys
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Additional information about rental rates

$50 Pet fee is min for a min stay. For a longer stay than 3 nights, the pet fee will be recalculated at $15 per night up to a max of $95 for a week's stay for one pet. 2 pets would be more. Will discount for 2 depending upon length of stay.

WILL BOOK TWO NIGHTS IF IT IS LAST-MIN. OR FITS BETWEEN TWO OTHER BOOKINGS FOR A HIGHER RATE THAN OUR NORMAL NIGHTLY RATE.

Ex. Person Fee-$15 per night

EMAIL for last-minute rates (within 10 days of arriving) and TWO-NT. Stays (last-minute) for great deals!


If you are staying a week or less-we prefer total payment up front. If your total is more than a week's booking and more than two months out--we will take half the payment up front and the other half is due on or before two months of arrival.

Cancellation Fee: If you cancel before three months of arrival-you get your booking $ back MINUS a 20 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 90 days of arrival-you forfeit the amount UNLESS we are able to rebook. Refund will be minus the cancellation fee. We highly recommend traveler's insurance-google for the best companies and rates. We don't travel without it when we prepay for travel and lodging.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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