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"Sandia Vista"~ STUNNING Views~ Fantastic Reviews ~ SUPER SUMMER SPECIALS!

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms ( 2 King , 1 Queen, 2 Fulls & 2 Twins), 2 Bathrms, Sleeps 10-12

We respond to EVERY Inquiry ASAP ... If you do not see a response from us ...PLEASE Be Sure To Check Your Junk/Spam Folder or Feel Free To Call :)

Remember we have FOUR Properties ... so just ask us what is available :)

****Please note: All Pricing is approximate and must be verified by owner through a Formal Quote ... Standard Rates based on 1-6 Guest****

The 2nd of Four Fabulous Dwellings Retreat Properties ~ 'Sandia Vista'!

**Be sure to See Our MANY Reviews at our La Vista Property #3470165 and Casa de Cielo Property #3788331 and the Newest Casa de Encantador #3994370 **

We call it 'Sandia vista' ~ for it's spectacular vistas, sensational sunrises, sunsets & sparkling city lights that will take your breath away ... The retreat backs up to open-space, with stunning views of the Sandia mountains & stunning city lights that shimmer & twinkle ... Not to mention the stars that put on their very own show!! A charming side entry | glorious kitchen ... Very well equipped with anything you could possibly need | fabulous eat at bar | the living room features 42in flat screen | views views & more views | refrigerated air through out | the bedroom & 2 Full Bath/Shower amenities lead you to believe your still relaxing at the spa with 600 thread count Egyptian cotton linens, luxurious towels,candles,soaps & toiletries | a wonderfully tiled & fully furnished open air patio (we call them a portal (por-tal') in the sw:) with room for outdoor dining, lounging and once again, gazing at that fabulous view | don't miss the gas grill, sunbrella's for relaxing in the shade & fire pit for those cooler nights!

'Sandia vista' is located just north of Albuquerque in the town of Rio Rancho, just minutes away from the charming town of Bernalillo, only about 35 minutes from Santa Fe & about 25-30 minutes from the ABQ airport. Casino's, golf and fabulous restaurants are less than 4 miles away!!

'Sandia Vista' is a 1700 square foot home, with stucco walls, tiled floors & carpet, soaring ceilings in the great room and SW furnishings that are not only quintessential New Mexico but a delight & comfort to each guest.

Come join us at 'Sandia Vista' and immerse yourself in the land of enchantment ... Be careful you may not want to leave.

This property is conveniently located minutes from shopping, grocery stores, gas stations, casinos,bars & restaurants while tucked away in a master planned community. 30 min to airport, 25 min to old town/downtown, museums, zoo, botanical gardens, 25 min to historic nob hill, 15 min to balloon fiesta, 20 min to tram which takes you to ski slopes, 5 min to nearest golf course with several beautiful golf courses within 15 min and only 45 min to Santa Fe!

Your stay at our vacation retreat 'Sandia Vista' is one that you will remember for a lifetime and it is truly our goal to provide a stellar experience! We strive to provide each & everything we think you could possibly need for your stay with many amenities and extra's: free internet,satellite TV, a fully equipped kitchen, 24/7 concierge!

PLEASE BE SURE TO ASK ABOUT OUR CANCELLATION POLICY!!

Complimentary items that are always supplied for your use & enjoyment include spices,gourmet coffee, hot cocoa and an array of tea's, an array of sweeteners & fresh creams, pantry items like olive oil, vinegar's,syrup, flour, paper goods, ketchup, mayo, a plethora of mustard's, and of course; chilled bottled water!

THE KITCHEN IS FULLY EQUIPPED WITH:

~ Dinnerware,flatware,glassware, cutlery and utensils.

~ Stainless steel pots and pans plus non-stick saute' pans.

~ Bakeware, microwave/ovenware.

~ Mixing bowls, serving bowls, platters.

~ Plastic 'glasses' and Paper Plates

~ Coffeemaker, grinder and filters.

~ Blender,food processer, Immersion Blender.

~ Toaster, 2 Crockpots, hand mixer.

~ An abundance of zip-locks, foil, & saran wrap.

~ Lots of spices, salt & pepper, oils, baking supplies.

~ Placemats, hot pads/mitts, many trivets.

~ Cutting boards galore.

~ Coffee beans, Ground Coffee (caf & decaf).

~ A variety of teas & Hot Cocoa.

~ Dishsoap, dishwasher soap, sponges, towels.

~ Paper towels and paper napkins.

~ Cookbooks.

*if you have any special request just let us know and we will be glad to work on it for you

We even have books for reading ... Take it with you ... Just leave us one in return.

Bathroom/bedroom items such as : luxurious towels, 600 thread count sheets, designer blankets, candles & soaps, shampoo & conditioner, body wash, mouth wash, razors,hair dryer, ... Outside : SunBrellas , Ample Outdoor Seating, BBQ gas grill w/ gas, firewood for the outdoor fireplace, outdoor serapes/blankets, for those cooler nights ... The list goes on & on!!

We also stock the pantry, fridge, freezer, bar and bathrooms with additional items you might need for your convenience at a very nominal costs and a well stocked beverage fridge in the garage.

Your home away from home vacation awaits!

More Details

Owner
Nicolle and Robert
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

About Nicolle and Robert

Nicolle & Robert are your Inn Keepers and Sandy & Jerry are the property owners!!

Jerry and Sandy have always considered New Mexico a second home. Having the sights, sounds and smells of the high desert has always been a privilege.

Sandy was born in Santa Fe and having relatives in Albuquerque and Santa Fe has certainly made the stays in Rio Rancho welcoming and fun.

Even though Jerry was born in Atlanta he feels a strong affinity for the desert southwest and particularly the high desert area.

Nicolle and Robert purchased this house in 2006

Why Nicolle and Robert chose New Mexico

The proximity to Albuquerque and Santa Fe made Rio Rancho the ideal location to purchase a home for Sandy & Jerry!

The pleasure of being able to get up every morning and say 'Good Morning' to the Sandias is a piece of Heaven.

The neighbors are special and have always looked out for us.

What makes this house unique

Sandy & Jerry love these things about 'Sandia Vista':

Our family has always enjoyed the hiking, horse back riding and skiing that the area offers.

Pueblo feast days are enjoyed by everyone and the pueblo people always make visitors feel welcome.

We are surrounded by pueblos and they are very unique. Traveling up Highway 4 through the Jemez

Mountains is spectacular. Stopping along the Jemez river to listen to the river and eating lunch in Jemez Springs

makes everyone happy. Continuing up '4' through the Valle Caldera and onto Los Alamos then down through Santa Fe

makes for a full pleasurable day. Every time we head in a new direction there is so much to see and enjoy.

Just a day of shopping in Santa Fe or Old Town Albuquerque is unforgettable. The 'Rail Runner' (train stops in Bernalillo just down the road) to Santa Fe is full of vistas as it travels along side the pueblos and through Waldo Canyon. Since Sandy is an avid casino goer, the surrounding casinos are a draw. (Better than Vegas) Out of town guests are always waiting for the next invitation to come.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I like the house it was awesome sauce!



Aidan - 10 yrs old
Apr 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Rio Rancho in Sandoval County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Owners Retreat
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Guest Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Red Hot Chili KING Guest Bedroom 2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , The Sienna Room QUEEN Guest Bedroom 3
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 2 Sofa bed/Futon , The Bunk House Room Guest Bedroom 4
  • Beautifully appointed bedrooms with 600 Thread Count Egyptian Cotton Linens,Luxury Towels ... truly there for your comfort! Sleeping 2 guests in each bed ... one guests each in Twin Top bunk beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • swimming
Notes:
PLEASE BE SURE TO ASK ABOUT OUR CANCELLATION POLICY!! For Any Event, fees are capacity based and Must be negotiated by owner. House keeping fees will apply if needed approximately $100 per day. Kitchen Cleaning charge will be applied for Events, based on usage.

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"Sandia Vista"~ STUNNING Views~ Fantastic Reviews ~ SUPER SUMMER SPECIALS!
average rating of 5.0 based on 64 reviews
League City. TX
5

Wouldn't stay anywhere else in Albuquerque!

  • 5 of 5

We've traveled extensively across the U.S. and Europe. We most often book homes versus hotels, because we have a large family and we crave privacy. We also love to cook and do life like the locals. So, you could say we've been around the block a few times... literally!!!

Having said that, this place is, by far, the best experience yet for us in a vacation home. I blame that entirely on the hosts. They were extremely attentive and accommodating. And they were very willing to help with anything. Moreover, the house was perfectly appointed with all the necessities and many extras. Exceptionally neat and they even had jazz playing for us upon arrival. It's how you imagine it would be, but can never expect. These people do it right! We will always stay at one of their properties whenever we are in the area!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a touching and fan-tas-tic review! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It is really wonderful to hear how much you all enjoyed the trip. It was such a pleasure to host you and thank you so very much for taking such great care of the place. We sure hope you all can return sometime!! Warmly~ Nicolle & Robert
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forney, TX
5

would definitely rent again

  • 5 of 5

Rooms were nice, house was stocked very well and lots of space to stretch out. alarm was a little tricky at first, but the owners were a phone call away. beautiful mountain scene in the backyard. one thing I might recommend to the owners is leave a spare controller for the garage door, it was very rainy when we went so getting out to open the door was a little bit of a pain. only other thing, we could not find spare bags for the trash cans. we improvised with some larger bags.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the Five Star Review!! We are So Very sorry you guys had trouble with the alarm the first day! ( As I mentioned the staff had put your code in incorrectly by one digit , so we gave you a back up code, that we always have at the ready :) We Truly, Truly pride ourselves in how Very well stocked the property is and We even have a couple notes in the house saying to Please, Please, just text or call if you have any trouble finding anything at all ... So so sorry about that!! We actually have 4 different sets of trash bags in an open basket in the bottom of the pantry and a container affixed to the wall in the pantry, that holds plastic grocery bags ... our small garbage pails are all made with handles that take plastic grocery bags (Trying to keep it Green :) We sure hope you guys get to come back sometime ... We typically get less than 10 Inches of rain per year and the storm you guys encountered was extremely rare ... but We do have umbrellas & hats hanging in the garage for your use ... just in case! I promise we ordered better weather for you guys :) We LOVE The Views at Sandia Vista TOO , they are truly Magical ... so glad that you enjoyed !! It was really great to host you all & Thanks for the tips, sorry again that it was not absolutely perfect for you , as that is always our goal!! If you ever want to come back, please Always be sure to contact us with any questions or issues ... we are truly here to help make your trip amazing :) Warmly~ Nicolle & Robert
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5

Cozy & Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This home was the perfect accommodation for our family. Clean, well stocked and very comfortable, especially the beds. The view from the back of the house is stunning and we enjoyed sitting around the fire pit in the evenings - firewood was even provided! Would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great home, wonderfully supplied

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, wonderfully decorated and they have just made it so well supplied and provided for. With some food basics and spices, and even bathroom necessities - it felt so welcoming and cared for. Loved it.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful 😃

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time & the home was beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place to spend with my family. Great place to use as a starting place to view New Mexico.

House is well stocked,super clean and very helpful and friendly owners

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Albuquerque Sunport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Tamaya Resort
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Santa Ana Golf Club
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Rail Runner Downtown Bernalillo
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 550
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Prairie Star
Nearest Ski
48 Miles
Sandia Peak Ski Area

Rio Rancho is just a 15 to 20 minute drive to Albuquerque & Only 35 minutes to Santa Fe! Historic Albuquerque, New Mexico is a combination of the very old and the highly contemporary, the frontier town and the cosmopolitan city. It is a city with a rich history famous for its multiculturalism reflected in its public art, museums and architecture. The Albuquerque experience is not man-made or contrived. Our petroglyphs, vistas, sunsets, food, historic attractions and lifestyle exist with and without tourism. The Albuquerque experience is wrapped up in four wonderful seasons.

There are a variety of things to do in Albuquerque. Whether you're visiting one of our 14 beautiful golf courses, taking a hot-air balloon flight over the scenic Rio Grande Valley, mountain biking in the Sandia Mountains, hiking among dormant volcanoes, horseback riding along the river or strolling through Old Town or visiting a local winery, you'll find Albuquerque offers a real breath of fresh air. Don't miss the stunning views of the city from Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway, as it slowly climbs the 10,378-foot peak of the mountains that form Albuquerque's eastern border.

Prefer high heels to hiking boots? There are lots of indoor Albuquerque tourism opportunities as well. Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico, is packed with activities, cultural attractions and distinctive sightseeing opportunities. Start your Albuquerque experience with a visit to the National Hispanic Cultural Center, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center or one of our 19 museums and immerse yourself in art, culture, cuisine and cultural performances. There is so much to do, you may need to add an extra day to your visit!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Rio Rancho, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fall Fiesta 2017
17 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£559
for 3 nights
From
£131
From
£139
Thu,Fri,Sat
£1,064
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £29 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall SPECIAL
1 Nov 2017 - 15 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£522
for 3 nights
From
£118
From
£126
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£983
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £29 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Holiday
17 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£897
for 5 nights
From
£143
From
£151
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,146
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £29 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter SPECIAL 2017
28 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£505
for 3 nights
From
£113
From
£121
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£942
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £37 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Holiday
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£995
for 5 nights
From
£162
From
£170
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,207
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter SPECIAL 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£485
for 3 nights
From
£106
From
£114
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£901
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £37 per night, per additional guest
 
Balloon Fiesta 2018
3 Oct 2018 - 16 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,456
for 4 nights
From
£322
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £29 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£571
for 3 nights
From
£135
From
£143
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,105
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £29 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £227.46
Property Damage Protection £44.73
Cleaning £113.73 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.58%

PLEASE BE SURE TO ASK ABOUT OUR CANCELLATION POLICY!!

Seasonal & Holiday Rates Do APPLY! Rates & Fees are subject to Dates of Stay & Nights stayed, # OF GUESTS($35 each Guests each night of Entire stay*), bedrms /Airmattress used, Additional Bedding/Linens required & Events/Gatherings. Rates are subject to change until Reservation & ALL details confirmed & Deposit Paid.Please email Inquiry thru HomeAway for Formal Quote regarding your stay. Please note the rate quoted depends on YOUR INQUIRY! *PLEASE NOTE- The additional Guests per Night Fee is for Your Entire Booked Stay & It does not change if the additional Guests are not staying the entire stay, as we must still set-up/break down & do the linens for those guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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