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El Patio - Wonderful Adobe In Historic Downtown

39 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday townhome in Silver City - El Patio

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath

- A truly special place -

El Patio is located in the historic district of Silver City and boasts a five minute walk to the heart of historic downtown. Built in the late 1800's of traditional adobe block, this home is one of the earliest built in the area around the time Silver city was first settled. Post WWII, it was divided into two smaller dwellings to accommodate returning soldiers and their families. Today, the building itself is a testament to the soundness and ingenuity of adobe construction and the building methods of that time.

Named for the pleasant outdoor space it provides, El Patio offers a 500 sq. ft. flagstone patio that is bordered with many plantings, both native and otherwise, to ensure the presence of humming birds, bees and butterflies. In addition to being visually pleasing, the patio sits beneath a canopy of trees that provide shade throughout the day. There is a full size gas grill, dining seating for six, and separate lounge chairs. For evening enjoyment, the outside can be lit with soft party lights that gracefully hang between the trees and house itself. There is also a stone fire pit available for use as fire conditions allow.

Inside, you'll find the home truly defies its age; quite simply, it is bright, warm and inviting. The interior has been renovated to bring a freshness to the space, while keeping its unique features and original charm intact.

For your convenience, the kitchen is supplied with all the essentials for cooking/preparing meals, as well as, having a full size stove and refrigerator.

The bathroom has been redone with a multicolored slate floor, and a custom tile inlay that surrounds the original claw-foot bathtub. For your comfort, the towels are soft and durable, and shampoo and soap are provided.

The beds are dressed with soft, 100% cotton sheets, light quilts/down comforters, and soft or firmer pillows. The space also provides ample storage: In addition to a dresser in each bedroom, EVERY room has its own closet and shelving with plenty of room to store belongings and hang clothes for longer stays.

Not only is El Patio highly accessible to downtown galleries, restaurants and special events, it also sits directly across the street from the open space known as Boston Hill - aptly named for the Boston based mining company contracted to extract silver from the area 60 years ago. “The hill” is now home to a vast network of trails spanning 9 square miles - ideal for long or shorter hikes, mountain biking and impressive, comprehensive views of the city.

El Patio is the sister property of El Pasos (VRBO #630188)

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Carolyn White
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
25 October, 2016
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About Carolyn White

Silver City has been our home for the last twelve years. The incomparable weather, beautiful landscape and friendly people have made it feel as if we have always been here. Our passion for older houses, their restoration and care, has led us to offer El Patio as a short term vacation home. We are excited to share this property with visitors and pleased to be able to continue to care for this special place for years to come. We hope that you enjoy your stay.


based on 39 holidaymaker reviews

El Patio - Wonderful Adobe In Historic Downtown
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews

The best part of our trip!

  • 5 of 5

We loved it! Clean, comfortable, cozy, and convenient! I'll add one more "C" for Carolyn. She was a fantastic host. We needed to make a last minute change and she was extremely accessible and accommodating. A++++++ all around.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best place in Silver City

  • 5 of 5

This property is really fantastic! Great Southwest feel inside and amazing patio in the back. I had such a good time staying here. Thanks a bunch Carolyn!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, TX


  • 5 of 5

Our weekend in this wonderful historic adobe was amazing! It is a magical place. It is decorated so very beautifully and has everything you need for a weekend or a month! Thank you so much for sharing this place with others! It is a very short walk to town. I was very impressed with Silver City - the art community and the restaurants were great! We hope to be back some day!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Texas

Wonderful Home in Silver City

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I enjoyed our stay in Silver City. Carolyn's home was perfect and we enjoyed all the beautiful and artistic tile work she has done to make the home unique and comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fridley, Minnesota

Great place to spend a week!

  • 5 of 5

Carolyn and Josh's "El Patio" was a marvelous place to stay in Silver City, NM. We were there for a week and feel that we really got our money's worth...it is comfortable, homey and so convenient to all of the art and restaurants in downtown Silver City. We would definitely stay there again. The only thing that might be improved upon for a stay longer than a week (e.g. a month or more) would be to add a washer and dryer somehow to the unit. For a stay of only a week or less this certainly isn't an issue. Carolyn and Josh were terrific to work with and the people in Silver City are very genuine and just plain nice.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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El Patio is perfect Adobe

  • 5 of 5

This is s perfect place to getaway. Beautifully kept Adobe with wonderful,, thoughtful touches by the owner's Carolyn White and her husband Josh. Could not have asked for a more central location in the Old Town area of Silver City within a few blocks of downtown. Backs onto the park. Quiet and peaceful with off street parking and a backyard and patio complete with large grill and festive feel. Would very much like to stay again. How 'bout tomorrow? Will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Grant County Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Little Toad Creek
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Silver City Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles

Silver City is the gateway to the Gila National Forest that spans more than 3 million acres. The Gila Cliff Dwellings offer a look into the areas past inhabitants. The Gila River is nearby and offers fishing, swimming and kayaking (seasonal). There are also numerous hot springs. Annual attractions include the Tour of the Gila bicycle race, the Blues Fest, Pick-a-Mania acoustic music festival, the Silver City Clay Festival.


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Prices for this holiday townhome in Silver City, New Mexico

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Silver City, USA

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • caving
  • tennis

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