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Lovely accommodations in a rural, historic setting

Bedrooms Studio
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Beautifully appointed two bedroom spacious accommodation with beautiful views.

Conveniently located in Chimayo, New Mexico, a 35 minute drive from Santa Fe. Completely renovated upstairs apartment on the historic Plaza de Cerro. One bedroom with a queen size bed, sleeping loft with a double bed and a cozy den with a double futon. Fully equipped kitchen, bath with a shower big enough for two, a bath tub in the bedroom and a washer and dryer. Outdoor kitchen with BBQ. Gorgeous views and beautiful areas to sit outdoors.

Jody Kent
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Jody Kent

I moved to New Mexico in 1982 from Venice, California. I have renovated many buildings, including this gem: a 10,000 square foot building located on the historic Plaza del Cerro, built in the mid-1700's. I have operated a Bed and Breakfast here since 1995 and recently opened the upstairs apartment with their breathtaking views for all to enjoy on short term. I continue to run the B&B, Rancho Manzana, as well as many interior design projects. The apartment is well appointed, very private and I am "on property" to answer any questions and make your stay easy and pleasurable.

Jody Kent purchased this apartment in 1988

Why Jody Kent chose Chimayo

Get the experience of the "real authentic" New Mexico. Get away from the crowds of New Mexico's big cities, while being able to access them easily in a days' journey. Experience the old Plaza del Cerro, looking out the windows from the second story. Visit local weavers who have been here for generations. Go to the Santuario de Chimayo for daily services and anoint oneself with the healing earth. Travel to Taos or Abiquiu, Georgia O'keeffe Country or soak in the hot springs at Ojo Caliente or 10,000 Waves, and then back here away from the hustle and bustle. This is a rare and beautiful retreat!

What makes this apartment unique

Sit by the window and watch the setting sun. Sit outside in many of the out-of-the way areas, away from it all. Enjoy a fire around the fire pit, around the pond, but most of all take advantage of being in the gorgeous New Mexico country side with wide open skies and lush surroundings - only in Chimayo!


Chimayo Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , The tub is located in the master bedroom.
  • The bathroom has a tiled shower (large enough for two people) and a washer and dryer. The master bedroom has a claw foot bathtub. The hot water is "on command" and is continuous.
  • Studio, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom has a queen size bed. The sleeping loft, has a double/full size bed and the den has a double/full size futon. The master bedroom has a large closet and main living area also has a large closet.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting


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Lovely accommodations in a rural, historic setting
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Spacious accommodations with views

  • 5 of 5

We wanted to slow down after a lot of touring parks and driving back roads, so three nights at this property was ideal. The decor and cooking tools contribute to a welcome break from hotels and restaurants.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We had an amazing time at Rancho Manzana. It was way more gorgeous than the pictures portrayed. We enjoyed the apartment and the land it was on immensely.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Location

  • 4 of 5

This lovely rental is located down a quiet road in Chimayo. The grounds are beautiful and the rental apartment very large and relaxing. I truly enjoyed my three day at the Casita.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unbelievably beautiful. We don't want to leave this place. Jody is so accommodating and friendly.

  • 5 of 5

Lush, huge, historic. A little piece of paradise.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I loved having you here and Stanley and Oliver were sorry to see you go. Thanks for cleaning up before you left - everything was more then perfect. Hope to see you again. Jody
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Beautiful spacious apartment.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This place is magical!

  • 5 of 5

We were greeted warmly, loved the scenic grounds, but fell in love with the living quarters. It was fabulously cool in contrast to the blazing heat outside, spacious, impeccably decorated, clean, and with tons of storage. Light spilled in the dining room window bathing freshcut flowers in the most dramatic light. The spacious, well-appointed kitchen was easy to cook in, especially fresh eggs from Jody's chickens. Jody herself is a delite, as well as her neighbor Alan, both of whom are excellent conversationalists and will go out thier ensure your stay is perfect. If you prefer privacy, you will have plenty of it. The grounds are beautiful, historic (older than the U.S.A.), and perfect for relaxing or grilling. The dogs are friendly, the 45 min drive to Santa Fe is breath-taking. It is a great location from which to explore Bandelier, Tent Rocks, Abiquiu, Santa Fe, and even Taos. I don't always leave glowing reviews....but this place is magical.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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El Santuario de Chimayo
Rancho de Chimayo Restaurante
Leona's Restaurant
Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Albuquerque International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Rancho de Chimayo Restaurant
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Buffalo Thunder Resort
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Santa Fe
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Rancho de Chimayo Restaurant
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Santa Fe Ski Area
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $75
Tax Rate 7.0%

We have animals on the premises - dogs, cats, chickens - that wander around freely, if you not a pet lover, this is not the place for you.
The sleeping loft is not recommended for anyone who is unable or afraid to climb a stable ladder to access the sleeping area.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.