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House between 2 ski areas, 10 min fr Red River, 25 fr Taos

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

La Casita at Paradise Creek is the perfect place to relax and soak in the mountain air of Northern New Mexico. Nestled beside a creek and surrounded by cottonwoods on 3.2 acres in the mountains of Questa, La Casita is a beautiful and well-placed getaway. Just on the outskirts of Questa, a quaint, heritage-rich village, La Casita is a short, scenic drive away from both Taos (25 min) and Red River (10 min), and only a ten minute walk from Eagle Rock Lake. The abundance of natural beauty in the area offers endless opportunities to enjoy nature, from fly fishing and trail hiking in the spring and summer, to hunting in the fall, and skiing and snowboarding in the winter.

La Casita is an 800 sq. foot, two bedroom, 1.5 bath home, with Saltillo tile - a distinctive New Mexican flavor. The master bedroom has wood floors and a comfortable queen bed. The second bedroom has a Murphy’s bed that turns into a double sleeper. There is also a sofa sleeper in the living room. The kitchen has handcrafted wood cabinets. The home comes fully stocked with linens, kitchenware, a washer and dryer, wireless internet, satellite cable television, and a DVD player.

La Casita is located at the secluded northern end of the property. Please inquire if you would like to rent the main house Paradise Creek house, that sleeps up to 6 people, which is located at the opposite end of the property. (VRBO # 354783)

Questa is located on the Enchanted Circle scenic highway, near the confluence of the Rio Grande and Red River, and is at the western base of the Taos Mountains.

More Details

Property Manager
Patricia Rael
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2017

About Patricia Rael

Patricia Rael is a member of the Rael family in Questa. Her father was the Historian of Questa. Her mother and father raised their family of six in the area. As a child, Patricia remembers her father inviting the school children to Easter Egg Hunts and decided one day she would have a beautiful property in the country for families to enjoy away from the city.

Patricia Rael purchased this house in 1990

Why Patricia Rael chose New Mexico

The majestic mountains surrounding the property along with the tall cotton wood trees and creek that weaves through the property along with the beauty and serenity of the 3 acres of land.

What makes this house unique

A hiking, skiing, snowboarding, hunting or family vacation retreat. Relax outside while breathing in the cool mountain air. Plenty of room for families with kids. Pets are allowed for a $25.00 fee per pet .

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Questa in Taos County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa Sleeper, Murphy Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
Notes:
This land is claimed to have riches buried in the property. People have found artifacts. It is a historic site and have an additional old cabin that used to house servants. The total property has 3.5 acres and an additional house can be rented - makes it a Perfect place for reunions, weddings and gatherings.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(50 traveller reviews)

House between 2 ski areas, 10 min fr Red River, 25 fr Taos
average rating of 4.6 based on 50 reviews
Siloam Springs, AR USA
5

Peace and Quiet!!!

  • 5 of 5

I spent a week at the Casita. It was early Spring, so the weather was all over the place - from snowy days to warm afternoons. But the Casita was perfect for whatever the day held. From the property, it was easy to get to just about anywhere in North Central New Mexico - Red River and Taos are my particular favorites of mine. And the house is a perfect jumping on point for the beautiful Enchanted Circle Drive. And it was so relaxing to just sit by creek that runs through the property and listen to the birds in the cottonwoods. But even when the weather was inclement, the house was cozy and had everything I needed or wanted. And Patricia was ever helpful and a wealth of information about the area. If you are looking for a nice quiet place to serve as a home-base for your adventures, this place can't be beat!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Phil, Thank you! It made me very happy to read your review! I love going to the Casita to rest from the busyness of the city life. My vision was to provide a place in the country as a means of rejuvenating the soul and I am grateful when I get comments like yours acknowledging the essence of the property. I hope you come again! Patricia
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5

Delightful get-away located along the NM Enchanted Circle

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in the casita. Patricia is a very gracious hostess, allowing us our privacy and trusting us with her property. The stream was about 30 steps from our door and provided a beautiful backdrop, we enjoyed the scenery and getting to hear the running water every time we were outside. The place was very clean and the kitchen nicely stocked. Patricia was immediately available if we had questions. We were 15 minutes from Red River and 25 minutes from Taos. On the nights we did not want to drive back into town for dinner we grilled out on the gas grill and fixed some sides to go with the meal indoors. It was very comfortable for my husband and I and our little dog. Thank you, Patricia, for a nice getaway!

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: These quests were awesome people. I enjoyed their energy and kindness all along! So happy they enjoyed this precious property I love with all my heart. Makes it all worthwhile. They would be welcome at any of my properties anytime! Patricia
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questa

  • 3 of 5

was overall very nice house and beds very comfortable the grounds were not kept tall grass and some trash on grounds but overall very nice owner very accomodating very nice person

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is important to note, the grounds have received an inordinate amount of snow and I was unable to get the "not so tall" grass cut because it was so wet right before these people got there. I went the day after they left, I myself cut the grass, and did not see any trash. I wish he would have notified me, I would have gotten someone over there immediately to pick up any trash. Pat
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Englewood New Jersey
5

Peaceful Oasis in Questa, between Red River and Taos

  • 5 of 5

If you are headed to Red River or Taos this little beauty is for you. It is such a peaceful oasis. There is a beautiful stream behind the house that you can listen to. The house is perfect, with living space and a great fully stocked kitchen. Patricia is always available to answer any questions or help with what ever you may need. We definitely plan on going back and staying in this beautiful VRBO.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Texas
4

Great place, excellent location.

  • 4 of 5

This is a good small house for a single family, with additional room to accommodate children, or a close family member (not a private room).

The location is great, just 15 mins from Red River - very easy for skiers. We saw deers, elks, turkeys and even mountain goats along the road. Very refreshing perspective .

Backyard is huge. The only problem for us was that the backyard is not fenced from the creek side and our dog easily crossed the creek so we couldn't let her to run free. Also there is a bridge over creek. If your dog's are very obedient, that will be a great place for them.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful & secluded getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I, and our four med-large dogs had plenty of space in this adorable casita. When we arrived, we found it to have everything we needed: cozy living room w/ plenty of seating & room for 4 dog beds, a fully stocked kitchen to cook a wonderful meal, the convenience of 2 bathrooms, a very large master bedroom w/ an extremely comfortable bed, a 2nd bedroom & laundry facilities. We had wi-fi, cable tv & dvd's, but most of our time was spent outside on the spacious property or exploring the nearby attractions & hikes. Although we visited the area in winter, the house was always warm & cozy for our little family. The local hiking trails were very secluded & were close enough to do some shopping in Taos. Patricia, the owner, was very pleasant to work with & she made sure to let us know that she was only a phone call away should something come up! Because of some snow, the drive was quite muddy, but she took care of the problem right away & had gravel delivered immediately, even on a weekend! It was obvious that Patricia was willing to go above and beyond at anytime to make our stay more pleasant. Sometimes it can be hard to find nice accomodations when traveling with our four dogs, so we really appreciate 'pet-friendly' houses that are fully equipped and make us feel right at home! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

A 10 minute walk to Eagle Rock lake for great fishing and property also has a running creek on the 3 acre lot for your enjoyment.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Questa, USA

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2 night minimum stay
£309
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£618
£1,314
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £38.65
One time Cleaning fee £77.3

4:00 pm check-in
11:00 am check-out

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