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ARTIST OR WRITER RETREAT - SANTA FE

Jean Zunkel

Advertiser since 2009
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Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

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ARTIST OR WRITER RETREAT - SANTA FE

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Lamy - Nxai's Place

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath (Sleeps 3)

Beautiful guesthouse in historic village of Lamy, New Mexico located 20 minutes SE of downtown Santa Fe. Lamy is the official train stop for Santa Fe and you have wonderful hiking, walking and biking trails just outside your door.

The guesthouse is large and spacious with beautiful views with, WIFI Internet, Phone and Privacy. Perfect for one person, a couple, or small family. King and twin bed. No pets.

If you love the opera in the summer, skiing in winter, hot air ballooning in the fall or art museums, Santa Fe's summer activities such as the Folk Art Market, Indian Market, and a place to stay where you can call your 'home' away from home, then this is the guesthouse for you.

Weekend rental, a week or longer stays are all possible.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jean Zunkel (Owner)
Advertiser since 2009
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Speaks English

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Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Trust & Security
Free protection up to £700 for all bookings.
£10,000 fraud protection when you pay using the secure HomeAway Payments system. 
Low cost, tailor-made insurance exclusively for holiday rentals from Europ Assistance. Get a quote

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 25 holidaymaker reviews

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Artist or Writer Retreat - Santa Fe
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
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Artist or Writer Retreat - Santa Fe
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p326959
+1 -505 466-2289
Lamy New Mexico
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
5

Lamy revisited

  • 5 out of 5
Three weeks in Lamy in 2010 were enough to knock off my feet for several months. That’s how long it took, to get 'back on the ground again, once we were back in Amsterdam. And even after four years, there still was this yearning to go back to Lamy, so we (my wife and I) decided to act upon that and returned to Lamy to see if this truly is the magical spot on the Northern hemisphere I hold it for. We drove from Chicago to Lamy. Seeing the sign ‘Welcome to New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment’ made my heart jump with joy. The arrival at Lamy was remarkable. It was quiet. As quiet as Lamy can be during 23 hours a day. But when we entered the guesthouse it was like we left it only the other day. It was like the house welcomed us, and not only the house, we had a heartwarming reunion with the extended Zunkel family and friends. It truly felt like coming ‘home’ again. We spend two weeks in Lamy. What can I say? The house is wonderful in every aspect. We enjoyed every minute there, especially when we build a fire (temperatures dropped suddenly) and had long nights of reading at the fireplace; Lamy is the charming sublime nothingness itself; The Romanelli-Zunkel family and Silvie demonstrated great hostmanship and made us feel like being part of the family. Often, going back to a place that made an impression, is a bit disappointing. Following our hearts and revisiting Lamy turned out to be the best thing we could have done. After this second ‘Lamy experience’ we can truly say that Lamy is a unique and magical spot on this earth. So is the house. So are the people.
  • Review Submitted: 07-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Artist or Writer Retreat - Santa Fe
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p326959
+1 -505 466-2289
Lamy New Mexico
Upton, MA / New England, USA
5

Beautiful, Quiet Writer's Retreat

Beautiful, Quiet Writer's Retreat
  • 5 out of 5
I decided to go to Lamy after reading all of the other 5 star reviews and I was not disappointed. It was everything I'd hoped it would be and more. The scenery was beautiful, Bella the dog was great company, and I thoroughly enjoyed just sitting on the porch listening to the wind chimes and watching the hummingbirds. Eldorado is nearby with all the conveniences one might need and Santa Fe is a very easy drive and a beautiful city to wander around in. The accommodations were great and I particularly enjoyed the diversity of the library of books that filled the house. I spent two beautiful weeks there and loved every moment of it. It is also a great jumping-off point for a lot of day trips with easy access via nearby highways. All in all, a 5+ star place. And I do hope that I find my way back there again one day!
  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
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Artist or Writer Retreat - Santa Fe
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p326959
+1 -505 466-2289
Lamy New Mexico
5

Couldn't be better

Couldn't be better
  • 5 out of 5
We stayed at "Nxai's Place" for a month and loved it. The guesthouse is very spacious, comfortable, and tastefully decorated. It even has a great selection of books and magazines, and it was great luxuriating at "home". The grounds are beautifully landscaped, and you can enjoy listening to a wind chime and the rustling leaves of birch trees, admire hummingbirds at work, and play with the family's friendly German shepherd. The property owner and extended family in a nearby house were delightful and responsive when needed, but unintrusive and respectful of guests' privacy. Lamy is a very quiet, safe community of only 125 residents, and you can take leisurely walks in the neighborhood and up the mesa behind the house. The only commercial places in town are the Amtrak Station and a Railroad Museum across the street which deserves a visit. Eldorado is a 10-minute drive away. It has a sizable supermarket, several restaurants, a small fitness center, an independent coffee shop, and other boutiques; there's even a small farmer's market held there every other week. Santa Fe is a 20-minute drive away, and it has many cultural offerings in the summer--music galore (opera, chamber music, choral), several independent film theaters, folk arts, history and art museums, etc. Sunsets and cloud formations in the area can be spectacular and dramatic. There are great places to hike nearby. It was hard for us to leave when our month-long stay was up in early August.
  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Artist or Writer Retreat - Santa Fe
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p326959
+1 -505 466-2289
Lamy New Mexico
Arlington, TX, USA
5

Wonderful Lamy!

  • 5 out of 5
Beginning with the initial booking, and ending with our departure, our stay at Nxai's Place was a total pleasure. The cottage is immaculate, wonderfully appointed, with a large selection of books / magazimes and DVD's to choose from. Jean's dog Bella will get to know you immediately, and will become your immediate friend - I enjoyed having a cup of coffee with her each morning on the veranda. Jean is a wonderful hostess. The cottage is within a gated compound, which is very secure and inviting. While our stay only lasted three days, we definitely are planning on our next trip. Thanks, Jean!
  • Review Submitted: 07-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
business
Artist or Writer Retreat - Santa Fe
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p326959
+1 -505 466-2289
Lamy New Mexico
5

Private, relaxing location and wonderful hostess

  • 5 out of 5
Nxai's Place is located just a short drive down the road from Eldorado and across from the Lamy train station (fascinating for nuclear history buffs). It is wonderfully private. The only things you hear are the wind, the coyotes at night, and the passing trains (they are not loud). I think it is the perfect place for a romantic getaway or anniversary. The house itself is large and has all the comforts of home except a dishwasher. The bed and pillows were extra comfortable and there were extra towels and bedding if needed. The house is filled with books and has a nice DVD library. Jean is an amazing hostess. She is helpful and checks in on you, but also respects your privacy. I highly recommend staying at Nxai's Place if you don't want to be in town and seek to enjoy the lovely country lifestyle of Lamy and the surrounding area.
  • Review Submitted: 06-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Artist or Writer Retreat - Santa Fe
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p326959
+1 -505 466-2289
Lamy New Mexico
5

Adobe retreat

  • 5 out of 5
Loved my stay in Lamy at the peaceful adobe retreat Nxai's Place. Close to Santa Fe and grocery store nearby. Bella, friendly German Shepherd, greeted me each morning. Weather was unseasonably warm. Jean, my hostess, made every effort to ensure my comfort. Would love to return some Spring to enjoy her lilacs.t
  • Review Submitted: 05-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Thank you Sue. You are always welcome. Lilacs are beautiful in May.

Location

Location

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Albuquerque
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
El Dorado
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Several Choice
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
285 South
Nearest Restaurant
Legal Tender Museum
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Santa Fe Mountain
Car: necessary

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Lamy, New Mexico

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 6.63%

Notes

  • Rates same year round
  • $135/night .. $750/week .. $1750/month Year Round
    Propane charge extra $50 per week October-April
    Cleaning Fee $50.00
    Refundable Security Deposit $125.00

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    Credit Cards Accepted:
    * Visa
    * Mastercard
    * American Express
    * Discover

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Lamy in New Mexico

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • All linens are provided 1 King Bed 1 Single Bed 1 Childs Crib 1 Queen Blow up Mattress if required
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Communication / Internet:
  • Fax
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • tennis

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