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7BR Luxurious Lodge & Guest House

People18
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 3,800 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Lodge, 7 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 18+crib)

Located in Angel Fire, New Mexico, Bear Lodge is a beautiful luxury mountain lodge ideal to rent for family vacations or a romantic getaway. Deer and elk commonly roam through the property which is situated on three lots in the forest for your privacy. The houses sleep up to 18 people with 7 bedrooms. It's located just a few minutes from the ski resort, Monte Verde Lake and the golf course. Perfect for families, 'Little Bear' guest house has two twins with trundle beds, and a full size bed in the second room.

Our family enjoys sitting on the covered deck in silence (depending on the children..) viewing out through the valley all the way to Eagle Nest Lake. It's a great feeling to have a drink on the back deck (at 9000 feet!) enjoying the fresh, mountain air and/or throwing something on the gas grill!

We have hiking adjacent to the house which is great for family walks. There is a 'fort' we built in the woods which you are welcome to improve! The forest is your playground in the summer and there is plenty of room to explore.

In the winter, our lodge is perfect for snowmen and snowball fights. Put another log on the fire and enjoy the serenity.

The lodge sleeps up to 14-16 comfortably and has the following configuration:

(Main floor) - 1 bedroom with King bed and gas Kiva fireplace

(Bottom floor) - 2 bedrooms each with a Queen bed, bunk room with two twins and one queen size bed

(Little Bear Guest House) - 1 bedroom with full-size bed, a kids bedroom with two twins and trundle beds, full bath and refrigerator

We have satellite TV with many family/sports/movies and local channels. The TV has DVD player, and the second TV in master has a VCR. We have satellite WiFi and local telephone.

It has a huge, family-size dining room that seats 12 and a large open kitchen!

The house is close to the ski lift. Easy access to the hiking trails is just behind the house.

Owner would prefer long term rental. Mid fall to mid Spring on a monthly basis. Price and terms negotiable. Have your own private piece of paradise!

Keywords: rio arriba, golf course, private, ski run

More Details

Owner
Kelly Sharp
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About Kelly Sharp

Our family lives in Austin, Texas. We built 'Bear Lodge' and we love to share it with others when we are not there. Nothing would make us happier than for you to create your own unforgettable memories!

Kelly Sharp purchased this lodge in 2000

What makes this lodge unique

Private setting with covered deck gives you year round use! Guest house gives the children their own retreat! You may never leave once you get into the hot tub !

Location

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday lodge in Angel Fire in Colfax County

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Downstairs Full Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Downstairs half - Toilet
    Guesthouse - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Second Queen Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    First Queen Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guesthouse Room 1 - 4 Single Bed
    Guesthouse Room 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bunk Room - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Office/Study - 1 Large Double Bed , New Queen Futon in "kids DVD room"
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (6), Twin fold out couch (1), Queen Futon (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
separate guest house, covered deck, private location on 3 lots at the end of cul-de-sac

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Perfect in every way!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for accommodating our large family gathering for our parent's 60th anniversary. Bear Lodge met all our needs and comforts. The home was immaculate and the kitchen was well stocked and had modern appliances. The owner, Kelly, was always easy to reach and prompt with a response. Bear Lodge is a heavenly place to get away from it all!

- Maria C.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys were a joy to host. So honored that we were part of your celebration ! And thank you for the photo ! Kelly
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Leander, Texas
5

Winter Wonderland @ Ford Bear Lodge

  • 5 of 5

Ford Bear Lodge is an incredible, wonderful place. Our two family team of 10 had an immensely comfortable and enjoyable stay. It was snowing non-stop and absolutely freezing outside but the radiant floor heating and the awesome fireplace kept us Texans very warm. The view of the mountains from the deck is like something out of a magazine.

And did it snow... wow! We had a great time sliding down the hill in the back and building score forts. And the skiing at Angel Fire was fantastic. Great slopes and great people. And finishing the day off in that awesome hot tub was icing on the cake.

The Lodge is simply great. And the owners and caretakers are equally so. Bring your camera, bring your gloves, be ready for an incredible time!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Austin, TX
5

Delightful retreat!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin us absolutely beautiful and has all the comforts of a home away from home. We came with a large group of moms and girls and it was a blast. The owner was so kind and helpful in accommodating our requests and was easy to reach for last minute questions. The views are spectacular and it was so nice to be secluded in the woods but so close the amenities Angel Fire and Taos have to offer for dining and shopping!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Albuquerque, NM
5

Wonderful spot!

  • 5 of 5

My Husband and I stayed at Bear Lodge for our wedding anniversary. It is a really special spot, the main living area is fantastic, we spent many hours hanging out by the fire, and the dining and living spaces could accommodate a large group comfortably. The layout is large and open! We really enjoyed eating out on the porch as well, the view is FANTASTIC. The hot tub was new, very clean and contemporary, and so magical to be out under the stars like that! We had so much fun and I know that the space would accommodate a much larger group very comfortably, with the bedrooms and bunk house all available. Thanks for the lovely stay!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Julie S.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time in this beautiful lodge. The view overlooking the Angel Fire ski valley was magical, and the cabin was more than accommodating for our family of 7. Thank you for making our stay absolutely wonderful. We can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Monterrey,NL, Mexico
5

Vacaciones de Fin de año 2013

  • 5 of 5

Excelente casa, muy buena ubicación, nos encantó poder pasar nuestras vacaciones en esta propiedad, con todas las comodidades, la cocina tiene todo lo necesario, y todas las instalaciones de lo mejor, tuvimos oportunidad de ver Elks y venados alrededor de la casa, y la vista es maravillosa, los niños estuvieron felices jugando en el fuerte, definitivamente, estaremos esperando la oportunidad de volver a rentar esta propiedad ya que toda la familia la disfruto mucho.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: muchas gracias a su familia. les quieren a volver el proximo ano. estamos feliz a compartir un parte de nuestro corazon con ustedes. su amiga Kelly
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday lodge in Angel Fire, 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 Colors
13 Sep 2017 - 10 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£569
for 2 nights
From
£190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £27 per night, per additional guest
 
High
11 Dec 2017 - 12 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,464
for 3 nights
From
£758
 
 
High
1 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£4,170
for 5 nights
From
£796
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£2,464
for 3 nights
From
£758
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £189.53

Summer and fall weekly/monthly rental negotiable based on owners calendar
cleaning based on number of guests

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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