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Comfy Studio for Two. A short 5 miles to SF Plaza!

Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Studio that sleeps 2 with bathroom & kitchenette

Studio apartment that sleeps 2. Bathroom with tub/shower combination and a small kitchenette. Queen size bed with Egyptian cotton linens, brick floors and unique wood plank ceiling. Small dining table for 2, leather loveseat and recliner. Ductless heat and air-conditioning. Basic Wi-Fi, satellite TV (Dish Network) and DVD player.

Easy access to Highway 599 from Albuquerque or going to Taos, Los Alamos, Chimayo or Tent Rocks for day trips. Short 5 miles to Santa Fe Plaza, 20 miles to Santa Fe Ski area and 12 miles to the Santa Fe Opera.

Close to grocery stores, shopping and Coach at the Santa Fe Fashion Outlet!

Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards Ranks Ski Santa Fe "Best Ski Resort (#4) in the U.S. and Canada! Travel + Leisure: Best Cities in the U.S.—Santa Fe #4! Gear Patrol: The Adventure List-25 Best Places To Travel In 2016!

The property is located just outside the city limits and is a quiet area with views of all the beautiful mountain ranges surrounding the city. You will enjoy the magnificent sunsets almost every day.

The studio is not accessible by wheelchair or suitable for persons with limited mobility since there are steps leading down to the entrance.

The studio is at one end of the main Hacienda and shares parking with the other guests.

You can run, walk or cycle (if you bring your bike) on the roads near the property.

Must be 25 years of age minimum to rent.

Pet Policy: Will consider one (1) dog only up to 30 lbs. One year of age or older. $100 pet fee and addendum required. Sorry NO cats.

See our other listings on VRBO: 645619, 754361, 693736, 1170570 and 765157

More Details

Flora Leyba
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2018

About Flora Leyba

Both my husband and I were born and raised here in New Mexico. We are in our mid 80's with 2 married children. We have 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. We love to travel and have been blessed to see many beautiful parts of the world. There is still no place lovelier than Santa Fe and we hope to share our love of Santa Fe and its surrounding area with our guests.

Flora Leyba purchased this studio in 2011

Why Flora Leyba chose Santa Fe

Growing up in northern New Mexico we are accustomed to haciendas (several dwellings under one roof) where families lived near each other. The hacienda is set up with four separate units under one roof. This is the smaller studio apartment unit.

What makes this studio unique

The views from the property of all the surrounding mountains are superb! Spectacular sunrises over the Sangre de Cristo mountains to colorful sunsets over the Jemez Mountains. Just outside the city limits but close enough to drive to either the Santa Fe Plaza, Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe Ski area and easy access to Albuquerque.


Santa Fe Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Shower/tub combination.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 0 - 1 queen , Queen size bed in studio
  • Queen size bed with Egyptian cotton sheets and new mattress.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Comfy Studio for Two. A short 5 miles to SF Plaza!
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews
Las Cruces NM

quiet place, nice owners, good location, on the rustic side.

  • 3 of 5

quiet place. nice owners, good location. On the rustic side. next time, will not bring pets. Was to hard with too many rules to enjoy day touring. Owner and staff were there every day doing something. not as private as I would have liked but was okay.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Leslie, thank you for staying with us at Cuarto de Sandoval. I am puzzled by your statement referring "too many rules to enjoy day touring." First of all, our pet policy is one dog only. I made an exception for you to bring your two small dogs because one is diabetic. You informed my daughter you had found a doggie day care you were going to leave your dogs at so you could in fact go touring. We left a doggie basket with poop bags, a towel and food/water dishes. You however, brought your own supplies and dog beds. You are the first guest to bring their own bed linens/quilt because you said your dogs get up on the bed and housekeeping changed out the linen to the ones you brought. My two housekeepers and I were there getting three other units ready for guests but we were not there daily - they only work 3 days/week. My daughter contacted you once by text to inquire if you needed anything. Our maintenance manager did come by because you requested a firmer mattress. My staff and I do not bother guests because we do respect your privacy. You mentioned that you were quite comfortable and loved the studio you were in and would be interested in renting for the summer. Upon check out you left a very nice note stating you enjoyed your stay. Past guests have all loved Cuarto de Sandoval and it shows by previous reviews. Needless to say, it was a pleasure meeting you and again, thank you for staying with us.
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A lovely place!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed for one month with my little dog, Lulu. Our accomadations had every thing we needed. the staff checked with us frequently to see if we needed additional supplies. They were very respectful of my privacy and called ahead. The view of the sun going down behind the mountain each evening was beautiful. It was a quiet and peaceful retreat. I would recommend it to my friends! 5 stars! A nice homey feeling; a family run retreat!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tyler, Tx

Hacienda Leyba #4

  • 5 of 5

My wife and took a four night trip to Santa Fe as first time snow skiers. The studio we rented was absolutely perfect for our stay. Comfortable bed, plush towels, comfortable furniture, etc, etc. Very private, no noise, great views. We were able to park just a few steps from the door. Owner Flora and her daughter Wanette were both very nice and easy to communicate with. If we ever make back to Santa Fe, this is where we would want to stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, Texas

Perfect spot in Santa Fe

  • 5 of 5

Flora and Wanette's studio was perfect for my extended stay. It has a beautiful view and it's 10-15 min from the plaza. It's a good size studio with all amenities. If I ever visit Santa Fe again this is where I'll stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kayla, we miss you! Thank you for choosing to stay at Cuarto de Sandoval for your extended stay. Between working and studying it was good knowing you were very comfortable in your home away from home. We agree it's the perfect place for short or extended stays and hope you will return with your family for a vacation in the future.
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Great stay with one tiny blip

  • 4 of 5

Lovely setting on the outskirts of Santa Fe. My wife and I were thoroughly delighted with the accommodations and with Flora, who owns and runs the hacienda and gave us a tour of the other units. We wanted to be as far away from the city as possible, so we chose this location. However, that's where the blip comes in. When we arrived, we saw that a retaining wall was being constructed right in front of our unit - bags of cement, piles of cinder block and such - and the next day, construction workers starting working on it. We didn't know this going in and didn't anticipate construction just outside the unit. It may have changed our decision as to renting that particular unit. Otherwise, no issues.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was indeed a pleasure to host Don & Rebecca, such a lovely happy couple. Check-in time is 3:00 pm; however, you unexpectedly arrived very early in the morning due to your long trip which was fine with me. I was able to also give them a tour of the other three units at the Hacienda complex and get better acquainted. While we walked through the property, there was never any mention to me of any issues with the retaining wall construction. My daughter emailed you a couple of times during your stay to inquire how things were or if anything was needed and again, you indicated everything was fine. Had you mentioned at any time any issues with the retaining wall construction, I would have immediately resolved it by either moving you to another unit or giving you a discount. We want to ensure the serenity and comfort of our guests during their stay at Hacienda de Leyba and we certainly hope you will return in the future.
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Peaceful Spot

  • 5 of 5

On morning I saw quail walking outside my front door. It was quiet and peaceful, and yet so easy to get to the center part of town. Great kitchen which I used extensively as I am on a special diet. All sort of dishes and pots and pans available for use. Bed is comfy, and the digs are comfy, too.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We sure do thank you Mary! Knowing you had a peaceful stay brings us joy. So glad you enjoyed the kitchenette too. We hope you come back soon!
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Nearest Airport
6.8 Miles
Santa Fe Municipal Airport
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe
Nearest Train
20.6 Miles
Lamy Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
8.7 Miles
Interstate 25
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
Piccolino Santa Fe
Nearest Ski
19.7 Miles
Santa Fe Ski Area
Car: necessary

The studio is located just 5 miles from the downtown Santa Fe Plaza and 20 miles from the Santa Fe Ski Area. Easy access to Highway 599 coming from the Albuquerque International Airport and a short drive from the Santa Fe Municipal Airport. Whether you want to take day trips to Bandelier, Taos, Chimayo to see the Santuario de Chimayo, Tent Rocks for hiking or Pecos for a day of fishing. You can access these easily including the Santa Fe Opera and either of the two casinos nearby.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning $75
Pet Fee $100

A signed rental agreement is required with full payment.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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