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Newly remodeled luxurious 2 BR house with great views, location, privacy, quiet

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Near downtown. Private deck with views. Clean, quiet, new, luxurious adobe.

This 800 SF house sits on a hillside overlooking downtown and several mountain ranges. It is within a mile of downtown and its restaurants, shops, galleries, etc. It is walking distance to WNMU, libraries, museums, and the courthouse. It is one of three houses on a 2 1/2 acre parcel that straddles the city limits. The house sits back off the street and is backed by a wooded canyon full of wildlife. The east side of the house is on the edge of a hill, and the deck and master bedrooms have commanding views over hundreds of square miles. The house is private and quiet, with views of city lights at night to the east and dark star filled skies to the west. We see deer and quail regularly on the property, as well as over thirty types of birds. Javelinas, raccoons, foxes, and even a coati mundi have visited from time to time.

The house is an adobe that a mining family built. The house was extensively remodeled in late 2014 by the owners, who operate another very popular VRBO house as well. It has oak hardwood floors throughout the living and bedroom areas. The kitchen has granite tile counters and a large eat at counter. The bathroom is luxurious, with marble counters, slate flooring, and a multiple-setting showerhead. The bedrooms have brand new beds--a queen in the master and a full in the second bedroom--and feature fabulous Egyptian cotton sheets, warm blankets, and soft comforters. The kitchen is equipped with everything we could think of so that we could cook there just like at our own house, with all utensils, coffeemaker, microwave juicer/blender, toaster, etc.--and all of it is brand new, not our old extras or leftovers. The kitchen counters and the dining area counter are done in beautiful granite tile. We provide toiletries to get you started in case you forgot something, as well as coffee and creamer, sugar, spices, and many more items that will last you through a short stay or get you off to a good start if you are staying with us longer. The deck has tables and chairs and a propane grill for barbecuing. There is a flat screen tv with better than basic cable, wifi, and Netflix. The living room also has a high quality sofa. We can provide a crib upon request. Works by local artists adorn the walls.

CHECK OUT TIME 11:00 a.m.

CHECK IN TIME 2:00

More Details

Owner
Gloria Harwood
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About Gloria Harwood

The owners are a recently retired professional couple who have lived in Silver City since 1988. When this property came up for auction in 1996, the owners saw it's potential because of its unique setting and location and bought it. The owners live in one of the three homes on the property and are there if you need anything, but also respect your privacy and space. The houses are set apart from each other, adding to the feeling of space and privacy.

Gloria Harwood purchased this cottage in 1996

Why Gloria Harwood chose New Mexico

Our property is close to downtown, yet feels so quiet and rural. Because of how close our hill comes to downtown, we are less than a mile up the street, but we are zoned rural. The three homes on this property sit on a large parcel for being this close to downtown, which gives them privacy and peace and quiet that can be hard to find this close in. The hillside setting provides great views day and night. If you like walking or mountain biking, the house is the closest in town to the Boston Hill trailhead, which is .3 mi. uphill and leads to miles of trails through city open space. There is also a running/walking track at an unused stadium 1/2 mile from the house that has amazing views east and west since it sits almost on the continental divide.

What makes this cottage unique

No other property has the combination of views and country setting with the convenience to downtown and all its attractions. In addition, this house is extensively remodeled, luxurious, and all new. The pictures speak a thousand words. It is a great value, provided by owners with a proven VRBO track record.

Amenities

Silver City Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • Brand new marble top vanity, slate floors. Multi-adjustable showerhead. Shower/tub combo. Luxury towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Master with queen bed, new mattress and box spring, Egyptian cotton sheets, luxury comforter, great views, hardwood floors, fresh custom paint, marble top dresser, dimmer lights, room darkening curtains, quiet. Second BR with new full mattress, luxury comforter, hardwood floors, fresh custom paint, marble top dresser, dimmer lights, Egyptian cotton sheets, room darkening curtains.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Literature provided in home regarding local things to do, restaurants, attractions, etc. Owners will answer any questions, give you ideas for things to do, etc. upon request.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

Newly remodeled luxurious 2 BR house with great views, location, privacy, quiet
average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews
5

Location, hospitality, relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Cottage #3 is wonderful. Use the deck in the morning for coffee and a view or an evening BBQ on the gas grill. Coffee, creamer, waters, even a bottle of wine from our hostess was a wonderful touch. The cottage was super clean with some amenities like shampoo, conditioner, soap, lotion even a toothbrush and paste if you forgot it. Towels and bedding were new and clean. Such a relaxing place to enjoy the birds, views, friends and relax. Close enough to town to enjoy the Blues Festival yet far enough to see the stars at night. Loved the easy conversations with Gloria, our hostess. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing us. We are so happy you and your friends enjoyed your stay. I agree the location is great, we know it would be the perfect place for guests visiting Silver City. Close to town but the quiet feel of the country. I do take pride in giving our guests a "super clean" casita. Thank you for saying so. I will see you guys next time! Sincerely, Gloria
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5

This cottage exceeded our expectations; it was clean, nicely decorated, & the owners great hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We found what we were looking for- a clean, comfortable place to stay in Silver City. The kitchen was well supplied, the beds comfortable, and the place was "just right". We'll stay here again if we're in the area.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I want our guests to feel pampered and comfortable. I tried to think of everything you would need for a short or extended stay. We look forward to seeing you again if you return to Silver City. Sincerely, Gloria and Charles
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5

Lovely cottage in Silver City

  • 5 of 5

The owners of this property have thought of everything for an enjoyable stay: comfortable beds, lovely linens and towels, a great deck for enjoying the outdoors, coffee and half and half in the refrigerator, great compilation of information about attractions and instructions for watching TV and movies. There is care and thought in every aspect of this rental. And thanks for the yummy St. Clair. Looking forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place to stay in Silver City

  • 5 of 5

The owners are terrific to work with and the property is clean and has everything needed for a "home away from home" experience.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfect for our stay. It was spotless and attractive. The beds were comfortable, and the bedding was high quality, with triple sheeted duvets. The owners added a number of extra special touches. There was a bottle of wine waiting for us when we arrived, along with a hand written thank you note. The freshly ground coffee, half & half and assorted sweeteners were perfect in the mornings. In the bathroom, we found very nice quality shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, lotion and even a wrapped toothbrush in case one was forgotten. The space heater in the bathroom was very nice when getting out of the shower. It is apparent that the owners furnished this unit with their guests' comfort in mind. I highly recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very Good

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with this cottage. It was very clean, very comfortable beds, had everything you might need and the view is awesome! Only wished that my too small dogs would have been allowed to stay at the cottage since they are my children and that meant they had to stay behind. Would stay at the cottage again!!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Silver City Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$99
$600
$1,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Check out time is 11:00 a.m.
Check in time is 2:00 p.m.

CANCELLATION POLICY: if a reservation is cancelled more than thirty days in advance, we will send you a check for a full refund minus any transaction fees charged by VRBO. We do not refund through VRBO because they charge US to do that!
Cancellations under thirty days of checkin will be charged 20% of the total rent amount with a $75 minimum charge, also refunded by check. Any transaction fees charged by VRBO will also be deducted. Cancellations where notice is received by us less than 240 hours prior to the checkin time will be charged 35% of the total rent amount, with a $75 minimum. Where we receive 48 hours or less notice of cancellation prior to the checkin time, we charge 65% of the total rent amount with a $75 minimum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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