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Casa Serena, 2 BR/2 BA Home (Sleeps 6), Walk to Plaza! A/C, Wi-Fi

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Our guests say it best ......!!

'My wife, mom, two sons, and nephew all spent a week here in June and had the most wonderful time. I will surely want to stay here again. The process was smooth and the owners answered all our questions upfront and in a timely fashion. The accommodations were very comfortable and we settled in easily. My mother was so grateful to have a nice big bedroom to sleep in and privacy on the patio to relax and read. Over all this place is very nicely located, has plenty of room, is private, and feels like home almost right away. I can surely see this being our 'homeaway' in Santa Fe.'

Attractive, colorfully-decorated two bedroom, two bath home with central air conditioning within walking distance of the Plaza. This home is situated to take full advantage of outdoor living. There is a large patio which wraps completely around from the dining room to the bedrooms. Our home is next to an acre of green belt giving a feeling of wilderness and privacy.

The Chef's kitchen is fully equipped, including an under-counter wine cooler, and adjacent sunny (South facing) breakfast room.

There are two large bedrooms (both with TVs and King beds) on the main floor, both have sliding glass doors leading to a secluded patio area to enjoy your morning coffee. The den / office, on a lower floor (with two twin beds) is the perfect 'entertainment' center, with TV/DVD, high speed cable internet connection, with both direct connection to your computer or wireless.

The main living room, with kiva fireplace, faces South with great views of the Sandia, Ortiz and Cerrillos mountains and at night, a city lights view.

There is a retractable awning on the front balcony which provides day-time shade. The lucky people who are here during the Zozobra festival in September will have a birds eye view of the fireworks and burning of old man gloom in Fort Marcy Park, just down the hill.

The overall setting of our home, like the newly-refurbished decor, is very Santa Fean; with dirt roads, no street lights and little or no traffic, yet within 0.7 miles from the North edge of the Plaza. There is a two car garage, with additional parking.

Keywords: Townhome

More Details

Owner
Robert
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2017

About Robert

My husband and I starting coming to Santa Fe several years ago to attend the summer opera performances. One thing lead to another and soon we were looking at real estate to get a permanent foothold on Santa Fe. We were lucky to find a place in a great location and have been spending more and more time in Santa Fe. We love to share our home and hope that others will enjoy it as much as we do.

Robert purchased this house in 2006

Why Robert chose Santa Fe

Our home is located on the North edge of Fort Marcy Park and is less than a mile from the plaza. It is in a private area with no traffic and the setting is very Santa Fean with unpaved streets and no street lights. It is very quiet and peaceful and yet it is very close to the plaza and Canyon Road.

Amenities

North Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View
  • Town ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full bathrooms with shower over tub combinations.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Den / Office - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds on first floor off garage
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Kiva / firewood, Telephone(s), TVs/DVD, fully equipped kitchen with Microwave, wine storage unit, coffee pot, all cooking utensils and Linens/Towels provided, Garage/opener, No Smoking; Pets okay by arrangement

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Casa Serena, 2 BR/2 BA Home (Sleeps 6), Walk to Plaza! A/C, Wi-Fi
average rating of 4.736842 based on 19 reviews
Daly City, CA USA
4

Large, Lovely, Quiet Northside Home

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Casa Serena very much. There were 4 of us, my husband and myself, my sister and my brother. We had a bit of difficulty getting in but the issue was resolved quickly and pleasantly. The comfortable, well-appointed house was big enough to accommodate us all, along with dinner guests one evening and my cousin for several day visits. We each had a bedroom (the downstairs "bedroom" with two twin beds is also a large office/laundry room.) We spent a lot of time on the lovely patios, enjoying the beautiful evenings, The house had everything we needed- a well-stocked kitchen, lots of towels, comfortable gathering spaces, a dining room that could seat 8, large bedrooms with good beds, good wi-fi, a garage for the car. We were close enough to the Plaza for a 20-minute or so walk, (Especially during the day. At night, there was just enough traffic on the main roads to make walking less feasible than driving. Also, there is no street lighting in the complex.) There is a large shopping center nearby that had everything that we might need for our 5-day stay. We highly recommend Casa Serena for any visitors to this beautiful city.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Clean, quiet, and gracious spaces

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Casa Serena. The house was very clean with well appointed airy open rooms, most of which open onto a deck or patio. We especially liked the breakfast nook connected to the kitchen. We didn't cook but could have with a good selection of dishes, pots and pans, and lots of cook books! The stairs to get from garage to living areas presented a challenge to one of our group with a bum knee. It is an easy drive to the Plaza but a bit of a walk if you're on foot.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house, great experience

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Casa Serena. The house was exactly as described. Just a quick drive to the Plaza, and beautiful and quiet at night. We will definitely be looking to book this house again when we come back to Santa Fe!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Scottsdale
5

Wonderful place to spend Christmas!

  • 5 of 5

Our Arizona family including dogs spent a wonderful Christmas here this year. Close to The Plaza, ski area, and all the restaurants that make a winter visit to SantaFe so special. The house was clean, comfortable, and well appointed for our stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very comfortable and clean! Great views from the living room, loved sitting by the fire.

  • 5 of 5

We would be very happy to come stay here again. Close to everything, spacious, and quiet. Very comfortable stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Loved it!

  • 4 of 5

Very nice and well appointed. Owner was very accommodating. Centrally located. Came with everything we needed for a 6 night stay. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Albuquerque
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many restaurants in the plaza area
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Santa fe ski basin
Car: necessary

Museums, Art Galleries, Great Restaurants, Sight seeing

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $135
Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Damage Deposit $250

- There is a separate, refundable security deposit of $250 which is returned within 2 weeks after the rental.
- Pet fee is $15/day per pet with a maximum of $50/week per pet

Owner'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.