Southern Comfort offers some of Ruidoso’s most spectacular views. From the rear decks, the main floor’s great room, the downstairs living area, and 2 of the 3 bedrooms, you can look out over the valley and gaze at the majestic Sierra Blanca. Yet the home is just a short drive from the galleries, shops, and restaurants downtown. Travel up the winding road and nestle yourself on top of a hill for the view of a lifetime. You really can have it all when you stay here!
The open-plan living/dining/kitchen area makes up most of Southern Comfort’s main floor. Kick back on one of the plush sofas and watch your favorite cable shows on the flat-screen TV, surf the web via the free WiFi, play Pictionary with the kids: In short, make yourself right at home. In winter the corner fireplace will be a favorite spot for gathering after a day on the slopes; in summer you’ll appreciate the ceiling fan (and the central air-conditioning) when you return from hiking the nearby trails.
The main floor has several dining areas. Behind the couches is a table that seats 6; off the kitchen is a table for 4, and there’s room for 2 more at the breakfast bar. Out on the main deck is another table for 6, with a front-row view of the mountains. For a true feast, cook up some trout you reeled in yourself (or ribs from a supermarket) on the deck’s gas grill, mix up some margaritas in the kitchen blender, and dine alfresco as the sunset casts a golden glow over Sierra Blanca and the breeze rustles through the Ponderosa pines.
Of course, Southern Comfort has an indoor kitchen as well, with a full array of appliances (including a wine fridge), cookware, and tableware, plus plenty of counter space and elbow room. The home also has a washer and a dryer for added convenience.
A 2nd living room is downstairs, with its own fireplace, flat-screen TV, and deck access. This room’s TV includes a video-game console, so the kids can play while the grown-ups watch a movie or read upstairs. Or perhaps everyone would prefer to play ping-pong in the garage!
Located on the main floor, Southern Comfort’s master suite is ready for romance. French doors open directly onto the deck, framing Sierra Blanca perfectly. Stargaze with your sweetheart as owls hoot in the distance before heading inside for a soak in the private bathroom’s jetted tub—there’s room for 2. Then slip beneath the covers of the king-size bed… we’ll leave the rest up to you. The bedroom also has a flat-screen TV, while the bathroom includes a shower and a walk-in closet.
The other 2 bedrooms are downstairs. The rear bedroom is nearly as luxurious as the master, with a king-size bed, a flat-screen TV, and its own private deck with mountain views. The front bedroom also has a flat-screen TV, plus a 4-poster Tempur-Pedic queen-size bed. These bedrooms share the 2nd bathroom, which includes a combination shower/tub. There’s also a half-bath on the main level.
Southern Comfort’s stellar location makes it easy to get to all the local attractions. In less than 10 minutes you can drive to the galleries and artisan shops of Sudderth Drive or to Pillow’s Funtrackers, which offers go-karts, mini golf, a maze, and more family fun. Less than 15 minutes from the house are both Grindstone Lake and Trail System, where you can fish, boat, hike, ride mountain bikes and horses, and play disc golf, and Alto Lake and Recreation Area, whose lake is stocked with trout. In less than 40 minutes you can drive to Ski Apache. (And speaking of skiing and mountains, keep in mind that in winter a vehicle with 4-wheel drive or tire chains is strongly recommended.)
One thing’s for sure: When you stay at Southern Comfort, you’ll never be bored. Make your reservation today; we look forward to seeing you!