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Casa Vilasa - Large Designer Home on 13 acres w/360 Mountain Views

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

2 King Mstr BR's + loft sleeps up to 4 more, 4 Baths, Private, Mtn. Views

Come to New Mexico and discover this serene Northern New Mexican Adobe Styled home perfect for those seeking a secluded, upscale designer home with majestic views, yet close enough to Santa Fe to not miss out on the activities of the Plaza area.

This case has two large master bedrooms & a grand loft that can accommodate another family. The décor is Santa Fe style with colorful Persian rugs throughout the home. It is a 3,700 sq. ft. dwelling residing on 13 acres of high plains with roaming wildlife on the edge of Eldorado and historical Lamy, where the mountain vistas silhouette the horizon. All this, and only 20 minutes (15 miles) from famous arts and music of downtown Santa Fe. From the house, you can hike to the Galisteo Basin, or it’s just a 3 minute drive to their great hiking trails.

The Northern New Mexico style of architecture is a two-story pitched roof style, allowing the snow to fall off the roof. The living room has that wonderful, two-story pitched ceiling with lots of windows providing wonderful light to this area. The wood-burning fireplace provides a cozy atmosphere when there is a touch of cold in the air. There is HDTV and French doors providing great views of those mountains that virtually surround the home. The door leads to the great portal.

The kitchen is “L” shaped, with new appliances, including a glass-top electric stove. There is a fireplace in the kitchen, providing great atmosphere.

The formal dining area is adjacent to the kitchen and included in the open living space of the home. The table can be expanded to easily seat eight.

One of the two spacious master bedrooms has a featured log cabin style wall with a luxurious king size bed with southwestern decor. French doors look out to the majestic and peaceful mountain views. There is a small desk here and a WIFI booster. This master bathroom has double sinks and a walk in shower with Talavera Mexican tiles.

The Second Master bedroom is located at the opposite end of the home. Here you’ll find another king size bed and a private bathroom with the only tub in the home (the others have only showers). Both bedroom and bath have views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. There is a large HDTV in this bedroom.

A separate entry hall houses the office with WIFI, a monitor, and printer ready for you to hook in your laptop.

The loft runs half the length of the home. It has those beautiful pitched ceilings and mountain views out every window. There is a queen bed, and a double bed at one end, and a twin trundle at the other. If you have a large group, there are several air mattresses w/ air pumps that can easily be put on the floor of the loft (1 queen and 2 twins). A separate bathroom serves loft guests with double sinks and a shower. Also, there is a fourth bathroom at the bottom of the stairs with a single sink and shower that would be convenient for overflow guests.

Relax in the long covered portal located across the back of the home (off MBR1, the kitchen, and living room) with large table and 5 chairs, perfect for meals outdoors. There is also cushioned lounge furniture (loveseat and 4 chairs), great for watching the gorgeous sunsets, or looking out into the starry night where there are no lights to interfere with your star gazing.

The fully-enclosed front courtyard with scattered Aspen trees is the perfect place to keep your pet close by. There is a doggie door from this area into the house.

Additional amenities include garage area for two cars, separate laundry room with washer, dryer, iron & ironing board. There is additional off-street parking. This home has Evaporative Cooling, though it is rarely needed. The lower level has radiant (in floor) heat. The loft is heated with hot water baseboard heat.

Enjoy the taste of the Southwest, where the life style is never in a rush and most everyone is friendly and relaxed…a world where you can get away from the pressures of life - and if you stay too long, you will not want to return home.


More Details

Property Manager
Sue Kimberley
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Eldorado at Santa Fe in Santa Fe County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Our cancellation policy is NOT VRBO's dictated policy. Ours is 15% canc. fee up to 45 days before arrival, no refund within 45 days unless re-rented.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath #2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Twin sinks - tub with shower
    Master Bath #1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Walk in shower only (no tub) - double sinks.
    Main floor bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Single sink - walk in shower - serves as guest bathroom
    Bathroom in Loft - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double sinks
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Suite #1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Master Suite #2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Half of Huge Loft - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , 2 air mattresses are also available
    Other half of Huge Loft - 2 Single Bed , Twin trundle
  • Loft is huge. Kids love it. Has its own bath. Total loft has a queen bed, double bed, twin trundle bed, and 2 single air mattresses.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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Casa Vilasa - Large Designer Home on 13 acres w/360 Mountain Views
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
Boerne, Texas

Incredible House with Breathtaking Mountain Views

  • 5 of 5

Of all the houses that my husband and I have rented through VRBO over the past ten years, this house is without a doubt our favorite. It is absolutely gorgeous!! It does look great in the pictures but even better in person; it exceeded my expectations. There is an incredible unobstructed view of the mountains from the huge back porch. One could sit there for hours watching clouds, thunderstorms and the breathtaking sunsets. It is quiet and private with no other homes near it. It is a perfect house for multiple family groups. We were there with our two sons and their families. The two master bedroom suites and the huge loft provided each family with their own private area. Though we never travel with our dogs, I would probably bring them to this house in the future. The large front yard is completely enclosed with a wall and there is a doggy door going into the garage.

We found this house far preferable to staying in Santa Fe. You have easy access to Santa Fe but you don't have to go there for everything you need. Nearby Eldorado has a good grocery store and restaurants. We have gone to Café Fina many times and never been disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Norris, TN

Wonderful House

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we stayed in this house within six months. It is absolutely wonderful. We are older and it works perfectly for us and the large courtyard was great for our dog. Sue is great to work with. Before our second stay we ask for a couple of things to make the house even better for us and Sue and the owner did a great job. We would highly recommend this house to anyone. We will be returning soon.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indianapolis, IN

Beautiful views, wide-open quiet spaces

  • 5 of 5

This was the third time we have stayed at Casa Vilasa. The house is perfect for two families and a couple of dogs. We enjoyed the court yard to watch the sunrise in the morning and the back portal to watch the sunsets and rain. If you live in a noisy city or the suburbs, you'll be amazed at how quiet it is when sitting outside. Restaurants and groceries are close by. During the day, we would take trips to the various sites in and around Santa Fe as well as Taos. Lots to do but also a good place to do absolutely nothing but listen to the quiet!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

We brought 5 kids, 2 mommies, and 2 grandparents to this wonderful home, and we couldn't have asked for a better living situation. The kids loved being able to run everywhere, and the loft was a perfect play-place. We all loved the outdoor patios-- there were nearly too many perfect places to sit! We especially enjoyed the sunsets, and being able to watch the rain showers move across the low areas until the rain got to us. The home is wonderfully well equipped. The only negative is that this home is not well-suited for temps above 90 degrees-- altho Santa Fe seldom has temps that high. The "swamp cooler" had a hard time keeping up with the unusually hot temps. But, once we got it adjusted, all was well-- and the local manager was prompt in getting us cooled down. Just be aware that a heat wave will probably require more fans than normal. We hope to return, and enjoy the views and the kid-friendly environment!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alan C.

  • 5 of 5

We returned to Casa Vilasa to enjoy the Christmas Holiday for a second consecutive year. A better place to relax during the holidays while enjoying the snow, fabulous mountain and sunset views, and of course a cozy fire could not be found anywhere. Two families can easily stay at this wonderful home and everything you could need to fix a full holiday dinner is there to use. Hiking on the nature preserve this property is located on and next to is full of surprises from bird life to rabbits to coyotes and even nearby horses to pet. For a place for your little ones to sled and play in the snow there is no place better and getting to the ski slopes is only a 40 minute drive. After two years of the "Christmas house" I think my grandson will soon think this is the only place Santa will find him at! Cudos to the owners and the management company for taking such great care of visitors to Casa Vilasa.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Superb Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

I can't use enough superlatives to describe this fabulous home near Santa Fe. All of the bedrooms have an attached bathroom with double sinks. And if that’s not enough, there’s an additional bathroom near the kitchen. The tiles used in the bathrooms and kitchen are absolutely gorgeous, as is this whole house. The house comes equipped with everything you might need – extra comforters for the bedrooms, basic spices, storage bags, coffee filters, paper towels, dishwashing and laundry detergents, and on and on with the only request being to replace anything used up. There is a large patio running the entire length of the west side of the house where you can sit and watch the rabbits hopping through the yard, listen to the coyotes in the nearby nature preserve and watch gorgeous sunsets. The owner has provided a notebook with instructions for how things work in the house as well as detailed suggestions for day trips to consider. This was very helpful but additionally, there was also a phone number for the property manager to call in an emergency. At the Agora Shopping Center, less than 10 minutes from the house, you can stop at the supermarket for groceries, wine, beer and/or liquor or dine at the Chez Dre Bakery where you can eat great sandwiches, enjoy delicious mixed drinks or savour one of their decadent pastries . Casa Vilasa was home base for our family for six nights and we absolutely hated to leave.

  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Santa Fe. Most arrive in Albuquerque, 1 hr away
Nearest Golf
24 Miles
Santa Fe Country Club
Nearest Train
4.5 Miles
Amtrak comes to Lamy, NM
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Piccolinos in the Agora Shopping Center
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Ski Santa Fe
Car: necessary

Secluded on 13 beautiful acres, yet only 20 minutes from downtown Santa Fe with all its restaurants, galleries, shopping, and entertainment.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £129.94
Additional Guest Fee £57.75

Monthly rentals require $700 security deposit. Guests pay gas & electric over $100/month.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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