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New Custom Home! Casita De Azulejo, Abiquiu, 360 Views, Onsite Hiking & Ruins

(18 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/30/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Tranquility In The High Desert. 360 Wide Open Spaces. Hikers Paradise.

Brand new home!

Casita de Azulejo known as the Little house of the Bluebird.
Please preview our other property called Casita de Chuparosa, 11 years in business with over 340 Rave reviews! Please visit our main web page, scroll down to the bottom of this listing page for our link to our main web page for more photos and details. Payment can still be made through VRBO.

Casita de Azulejo is Located 7-8 minutes to Abiquiu Village - Bode's General Store - Georgia O'Keeffe Home & Studio Tour - 8 minutes to Plaza Blanca Hiking area, 20 minutes to Ghost Ranch Hiking area, O'Keeffe Landscape Tour & Horseback riding at Ghost Ranch, 30 minutes to Ojo Caliente Mineral Hot Springs & Spa, 40 minutes to Christ in the Desert Monastery, 45 minutes to Bandelier National Monument and Valles Caldera National Park, 55 minutes to Santa Fe & Santa Fe Airport, 1 Taos, 2 hours to Albuquerque Airport. 2 hours to Pagosa Springs, Colorado, 2 ½ hours to Chaco Canyon, 3 hours to Durango, Colorado, 5 hours to Denver, Colorado.
Where the High Desert meets the Rocky Mountains! Incredible 360 Sunset & views of Georgia O'Keeffe Country on 10 acres, backs up to 1000's of wide open acres. Incredible views of neighboring Sierra Negra Mountain and a picture perfect view of the distant Pedernal (Flat topped mountain that Georgia O'Keeffe painted & loved) Silhouetted every evening during sunset!

Incredible star gazing & thunderstorm watching, Big views of the wide open plains. Property Backs up to 1000's of acres of BLM land to hike/ mountain bike ride on. Miles/miles of hiking trails outside your front door! See attached photos of scenery all around the home.

Brand new charming, inviting Contemporary Southwest Style Home, tasteful modern and southwest furnishings on heated in colder months stained concrete floors , Original art, Original Paintings, Native rugs, Native Pottery and local Chimayo weavings. Big views from every window!

Living room with seating for 4 with a traditional "Kiva" wood burning fireplace with plenty of complimentary Pinon Firewood. French doors open up to big sunset views under the covered Portal (patio). Bose Sound touch 10 Internet radio/Bluetooth speaker to connect with your laptop, You can download the Bose Soundtouch 10 APP to use with your tablet/Ipad or smart phone. NO TV, Who needs TV when you can look at the landscape? Read one of our many books, or you if you must, you can stream videos on your laptop or table. Built in wall Air Conditioner to cool off main living area, dining area and kitchen during very rare extra warm summer days. Advise to close bathroom & bedroom doors to help cool home faster, then open up bedroom doors for cool air to come inside. Ceiling fan in Living room.

Fully equipped Gourmet Kitchen with Gas stove/Big Oven and Dishwasher, Microwave. Dining area with table that seats 4. (More kitchen description below)

2 Bedrooms each with Queen beds with quality bedding. Each with Closets with hangers, Night stands on each side of beds with reading lamps, overhead recessed ceiling lights with dimmers, Ceiling fans, View windows. Heater thermostats in each rooms. The Master Bedroom is slightly larger and has a dresser and a mirror (Pictured). Extra pillows, sheets, blankets, comforters and colorful Pendleton blankets.

Spacious Bathroom with walk in shower, Big Mirror with make up lights, Lots of shelves for storage for personal items, Lots of extra fully towels, View window, Blow dryer, First aid kit, Shampoo, Conditioner, Lotion, Shower gel, Hand soap, Plenty of quality toilet paper.

Laundry Room with Washer/Dryer. Laundry detergent provided. Shark Vacuum cleaner, Broom, Mop, non toxic cleaning supplies, extra paper towels..

Front flagstoned courtyard (Sunny in morning, shaded in afternoon) has a table with 4 chairs, perfect for morning coffee, Back Covered Flagstoned Portal (Patio) Shaded in morning and Sunny in afternoon. With a Love seat for 2, 2 chairs, Cocktail table and side table looking out on the open plains with big sunset views. Trail down to the Ramada (Covered Patio) with chairs and rock bench. Enjoy wildlife, Big sunsets, Stargazing!

Extra features - Radiant floor heat on stained concrete floors keeps home very warm in winter, Home is very well insulated, cool in summer, warm in winter. Built in Air wall Conditioner in Living Room to cool house on rare extra hot summer days.

Kitchen is equipped with Big view window, Plenty of counter space, French door refrigerator with ice maker, Gas stove with 5 burners, Large gas oven, Dishwasher, Microwave, Cuisinart coffee maker, Coffee bean grinder (OK to bring unground coffee beans) #4 coffee filters provided, Ninja Hi performance blender, Krups Toaster, Lots of Fiestaware dishes, Glassware, wine glasses, coffee mugs, Quality pots and pans, Baking utensils and dishes, Cutlery, Cooking utensils, Sugar for coffee - No cream, Baking supplies, Placemats, Reverse Osmosis Filtered water at kitchen sink, Also Filtered 5 gallon water bottle dispenser full with 2 extra 5 gallons of water, Dish soap, Dishwasher soap, Paper towels, #4 Coffee filters, trash bags all provided. Extra water can be purchased at our local Bode's store for .40 cents a gallon, bring 5 gallon bottles provided with you.

Guest Access

Private Home, the whole home is yours. Nearest neighbor 10-20 acres away. Private Road, Locked gate at Road and locked gate at driveway. The home is very private, quiet and serene. Big wide open spaces and huge views surround home. Please note - It is the responsibility of the guests to close and lock gates after entering and exiting, Thank you!

Interaction with Guests

I (Jeff) live 5 minutes away and am available 24/7. If you arrive before dark and call me when you'll be arriving, I'm able to meet you at the house upon arrival or I can provide you with key location instructions. I've lived in Abiquiu for 11 years and am familiar with everything to see and do here. I'm also available to come over anytime you need anything or suggestions on things to do in the area. I can show you all the hiking trails from the home and also be your hiking guide too! Please also check out my Casita de Chuparosa here in Abiquiu. My web page has tours, area and hiking information. Please bring gate codes with you and my cell and land line phone numbers with you during your outings, in case you get lost or if you have car trouble.

The Neighborhood

Big wide open spaces. Very private. Lots of acreage between homes. Only 2 homes on road. There is a sacred adobe chapel down the private road (Pictured) Walking distance to beautiful rock formations, the best hiking trails all around, Hike up to Sierra Negra Mountain from home, Caves, ruins, artifacts, all around home. 1,000's of open acres around home, Awesome rock outcroppings all around, Hikers haven!

Getting Around - A car is necessary. 4WD or AWD is recommended but not required to get around. There are many off the beaten path areas to explore where a high clearance vehicle would be advantageous like driving out to the Monastery. Our road is dirt and gravel about 2000 feet from the paved County Highway.

Public transportation is now available by White Buffalo Specialty Shuttle Service, Abiquiu.


Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/30/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Great area for kids of all ages. Lots of incredible rock formations, caves, ruins, hiking on and off trail all around home. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outisde only, not indoors. If you smoke tobacoo or otherwise, please be extra cautious, very dry climate here, high fire area. please smoke outside only and bring a water cup with you to extinguish smokin material. do not leave on ground. Please smoke outside away from open windows and doors. Best bet is to use vape pens. Thank you! The ramada (covered patio) located down a trail from the house makes for a good place to smoke away from others. It's where I go when I need to sneak in a toke. :)...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Small dogs under 30 lbs. Larger dogs considered, prior permission only. $10 per dog, per night. Please read out pet policies on our main web page on line....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Sorry, our home and property are not suited for wheel chairs. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Both bedrooms are decent sized. Both with Queen beds, Nightstands with reading lamps, Overhead recessed lighting with dimmer switches, Heat thermostats in each room for the radiant floor heat. Ceiling fans in each room. Stained concrete heated floors with native handmade rugs throughout each room. Big view windows in each room, Dresser with mirror in Master Bedroom, 2nd bedroom has a handmade bench to place items ons. Extra pillows, sheets, blankets, comforters and several colorful Pendleton Blankets. Closet with wood hangers. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Spacious bathroom with single sink and large walk in doorless tiled shower. Plenty of extra fluffy colorful towels. Big view window in front of toilet. Plenty of open shelves for your personal items. ...moreless


  • Books:

    Many art, O'Keeffe, Hiking, NM architecture, Abiquiu books. Many Santa fe and New Mexico magazines. Things to do binder in Living Room....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bose sound touch 10 Wireless, Bluetooth, Speaker in Living Room. Download Bose sound touch 10 app to use your own device to play your own music. It's set up to play 6 Pandora Internet channels on WIFI...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Dining table for 4. Higher table with leather bar stools. See photos....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Large built in LG Air conditioner in Living Room with remote. With blinds closed and doors closed to bedrooms and baths, it will cool off the living room quickly. Then open bedroom doors. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Special instructions on how to work the Traditional Southwest style Kiva fireplace, please read house manual. Firewood provided too. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant floor heat Home is well insulated. ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free high speed wireless wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Extra set of sheets for each bed. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living Room with big view windows, Fireplace, Small sofa (not large enough to sleep on) Seats 2. Plus 2 end chairs, coffee table. Writing desk with chair. Floor lamp, track lighting with dimmers....moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Free long distance land line....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath Towels, Hand towels, Wash cloths for 8....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer Dryer stacker unit. With organic laundry soap....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Cuisinart Drip coffee maker and Coffee been grinder and #4 Coffee filters provided too. Sugar provided, no cream. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped Kitchen ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spics, Salt, Pepper, Sugar for coffee, Dish towels, Dish soap, dishwasher soap, Laundry soap, Paper Towels, Coffee maker filters, Trash bags, all provided for duration of your stay. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    I have an extra Cannondale mountain bike, if you want to use it. It's kept at my main house....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Portal (Covered patio) next to Living Room sliding doors plus walk down to the covered Ramada (covered patio)....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    We call it a Ramada here in New Mexico....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber Propane BBQ - Propane provided. Guests must clean grill after usage....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.8
from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$900 $3,000

Rates are based on 1 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $60
  • Pet Fee $10


Our cancellation policies are more strict that what VRBO posts. 50% payment due at booking, balance due 90 days before arrival. Reservations made within 90 days of arrival, full payment due. Cancellations after booking is made, 3% credit card fee + $25 handling charge. No charge or changes allowed up to 90 days before arrival. No cancellations or changes within 90 days of arrival. Please consider buying trip insurance. Some exceptions considered depending on your scenario to cancel or make changes. Pet fees are $10 per pet, per night.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/30/2017
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80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albuquerque Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Los Caminos
50 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak - Santa Fe Station in Lamy
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Abiquiu Inn

Car: Necessary


Owner info

About the owner: I've owned my Casita de Chuparosa B & B style Vacation home for 12 years (Since Jan 2005 with over 350 reviews on VRBO) and now we've added Casita de Azulejo. I love meeting all the wonderful guests who have stayed here, so many repeat guests return year after year, and so many are now very close friends. I'm an animal lover, love riding my horse, Love my Mini donkeys and my Llamas My Corgi and Mini Tibetan terrier and 2 kit kats, Also an avid hiker & mountain bike rider, healthy vegan and love traveling to Panama frequently, hoping to build a Eco friendly , Off Grid, Vegan Bed and Breakfast there. within the next few years. Moved to Abiquiu 12 years ago after living in Santa Fe for 3 years, Moved to New Mexico from San Francisco 15 years ago, I lived there for 10 years, several years on my sailboat at the San Francisco Marina and also in Sausalito. I also lived at the Sea Ranch on the Sonoma Coast (owned & operated a Kayak Tour, Rental & Outiftters shop) for 10 years and Santa Barbara for 10 years. I'm available as a hiking or area guide on foot, car or horseback! I'm my Mothers caretaker here next to Casita de Chuparosa, she's in her 80's and she keeps all the bird feeders and water bowls filled in the front court yard year-round at Casita de Chuparosa, 1000's of birds visit every day. We live next door to Casita de Chuparosa in our main house and keep a very low profile and are only around when you need anything/anytime. If you do want to chat, we love to meet our guests and can provide you will anything you would like to know about and see and do in Abiquiu and for those thinking about moving to Abiquiu, we can tell you all the ins and outs, pros and cons, what it's like to live here! Everyone is welcome at Casita de Chuparosa and Casita de Azulejo! I live 5 minutes from new Casita de Azulejo and am available 24/7 to guests.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/30/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2016.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 30, 2017

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