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Beautiful, Bright, Luxurious 3 BR Close to All

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Special Spring Skiing Rate~Bright & Spacious 3 BR Casita~Close to All!

This beautiful, bright and comfortable 1700 sq foot, 3-bedroom casita is located at The Quail Ridge Inn and is a perfect home-away-from-home for vacationing families in any season, a women's retreat weekend or tennis tournament participants playing in one of the annual events sponsored by Taos Tennis at Quail Ridge. We also have a special rate for parties of 2 - please inquire! The home is ideally situated between the town of Taos (less than 10 minutes away) and Taos Ski Valley (20 minutes away).

The first floor has a fully equipped kitchen and breakfast bar, spacious living area with kiva fireplace, a dining area, washer and dryer, one full bath and 2 bedrooms with queen beds that will sleep 6. There is an outdoor patio area for charcoal grilling or dining al fresco. The second floor has a master bedroom with a king size bed, a second en suite bath and a deck facing south with lovely mountain views. The home has basic Direct TV service and basic wireless internet.

Guests have access to the facilities of Taos Tennis at Quail Ridge which include tennis courts, pro shop, year round hot-tub and seasonal pool (open May-Sept) all only a short walk from the casita (see the map of the grounds in the photo slide show). Taos Tennis at Quail Ridge has been ranked in the Top 50 Tennis Resorts in the world, hosting tournaments and offering lessons, camps and drop in doubles for the whole family.

The property is less than a ten minute drive from the historic Downtown Taos Plaza and the many excellent in-town eateries, galleries, shops and museums. It is only a 20 minute drive from Taos Ski Valley, noted for it's uncrowded world class skiing and snowboarding. Taos Ski Valley has an award winning teaching program, terrain for all abilities and was was recently listed as one of 52 places to visit in 2015 by the New York Times. The casita is also an easy drive to other area attractions including the Taos Pueblo, The Taos Mountain Casino and the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge .

Other recreational opportunities abound and include: hiking, fishing, birdwatching, snowshoeing, rafting, mountain biking and gallery hopping. Among other nearby attractions: Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs (40 mins) The Wild Rivers Recreation Area of The Rio Grande del Norte National Monument (30 mins), Bandelier National Monument (1.5 hours) and the quaint village of Arroyo Seco (5 mins).

More Details

Property Manager
Monica Carson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018

About Monica Carson

We are two sisters who grew up in western Kansas and spent many family vacations in northern New Mexico. Our parents often used Taos and nearby Red River as home base for exploring the area and it is still a place we return to as often as possible. Our parents were also fans of having a drink at the Taos Inn and visiting the Ski Valley in all seasons. We have been pleased to own property here and are happy to share our home with other guests, be they new to the Taos experience or those who already love Taos and all things Southwest.

Why Monica Carson chose El Prado

We chose the Quail Ridge area because of it's proximity to both town and the Taos Ski Valley. It is wonderful to be close to all yet away from the hustle and bustle of town. We love the open layout of the common area in this home, the beautiful views from the grounds and outside space and the added benefit of using the facilities at Taos Tennis at Quail Ridge.


El Prado Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king , On second level
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , on first floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , On first floor
  • All bedrooms are equipped with Direct TV and have large closets
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Parking for two cars on-site in unit driveway. Medley restaurant and The Wine Shop at the Old Blinking Light are just past Quail Ridge entrance on Hwy 150 and are within walking distance of the unit (although walking not recommended during snow season - all walkways may not be clear).


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(27 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews

Taos Dreamin

  • 5 of 5

We love the unit!!! It was clean and comfortable. The owners were accessible by phone and responded quickly. The grounds/maintenance team was responsive to our needs, very communicative and helpful and so friendly. The rooms were quiet and spacious, the kitchen and baths were fully stocked. This was a perfect family spot. The whole facility was fun with tennis courts (if that is the focus), then the swimming pool was crystal clear and clean. Staff there was very friendly and helpful. The property was conveniently located for the mountain or shopping or just resting. Beautifully landscaped...we loved the aromatic shrubs as we exited the car on our arrival. Thank you from our hearts. We would love to return!! Carol

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. I am so pleased to hear the unit was perfect for you and I hope you can stay with me again! ~Monica
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Beautiful! Clean! Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous! Warm and welcoming! Clean and every amenity you could think of was available. Beautifully decorated! Location was great for both the town of Taos and Taos Ski Valley - about half way between both! The directions to get there were spot on and information about the house was very helpful! Great vacation home!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice, quiet area away from downtown Taos, but not too far to make it inconvenient.

  • 5 of 5

Convenient to Taos Ski Valley. Really enjoyed the condo.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Christmas Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect Christmas Getaway for our family. Close to the charming town of Taos and skiing at Taos Valley and Angel Fire. Everyone in the family had plenty to enjoy.

The house was clean, comfortable, and well stocked with everything we needed in the kitchen--including spices. Plenty of music, movies and books were available for cozy down time. We were greeted with a Christmas tree and soft music as we entered.

Monica, thank you for all your help in making this a very special Christmas.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful long weekend

  • 5 of 5

The Carson townhouse was well appointed, well equipped, very comfortable and convenient to touring the area. All of the instructions were clear, and we had a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Nice place, comfortable. Great for 4 people. Owner was very nice and accessible. View from upstairs balcony was beautiful.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Medley Restaurant and The Wine Shop at The Old Blinking Light (package store) are within walking distance of the unit.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Posted rate of $135 is for 2 guests only. See Standard rate applies for parties of 3 or more.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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