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High Mesa Cottage - Stunning Adobe Between Ski Area and Town

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

High Mesa Cottage is located on a 1.1 acre lot about fifteen minutes from the ski area and ten minutes from Taos Plaza. The house was built in 2004 on a mesa about five hundred feet above the town of Taos, and offers stunning 360 degree views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Rio Grande Valley. No house in the area has better views of New Mexico's highest peaks and O'Keefe's much-painted Cerro Pedernal. No highway noise can be heard on this quiet lane as it is surrounded by open space, horse properties, and just a few other houses. Not many surrounding lights make ideal conditions for viewing the night sky through the supplied telescope or from the private hot tub located just outside. A high-speed wireless broadband internet connection is present allowing guests to keep in touch with the rest of the world.

Inside, the house has a modern, open floor plan with a large kitchen opening up to dining and living areas with 12 foot viga ceilings. The kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances, granite countertops, and high-quality cookware and utensils. The living room has an adobe fireplace as well as an entertainment center with satellite TV, stereo, and DVD. Radiant heated floors throughout the house make walking barefoot a pleasure. The house features numerous custom touches such as limestone windowsills, skylights and ceiling fans in each bedroom.

The master suite consists of a large bedroom with king-size bed, five-piece bath, and large walk-in closet, along with a satellite TV/DVD. The other bedrooms have queen beds, large closets, and mountain views.

Once here, we are convinced you will agree that this is a very special location and will want to return. Please take a look and call or email for more information.

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More Details

Owner
Brenda Smith
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2017

About Brenda Smith

Hello from High Mesa Cottage owners.

Brenda Smith purchased this house in 2004

Why Brenda Smith chose New Mexico

This is a stunningly beautiful area.

What makes this house unique

This is a stunningly beautiful area.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Large counter area with 2 sinks.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Inflatable queen size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(57 traveller reviews)

High Mesa Cottage - Stunning Adobe Between Ski Area and Town
average rating of 5.0 based on 57 reviews
Hickory, NC
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love High Mesa. The views from the front and the back of the house are incredible. We loved the snow the first two days then the beautiful blue skies and cool temps the rest of the time. The dogs can't get enough of the fenced in acre and love exploring. This was our second time and we will be back many more times.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautifully appointed property in Arroyo Seco

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property last month and were pleasantly surprised at how clean and well-maintained it is. The hot tub is amazing after a hard day of skiing, and the owners were very responsive when we had questions. If you plan to ski, this is a wonderful location, halfway between town and the mountain. Plus, you are minutes away from the best margaritas in Taos at Sabroso. Overall, we were extremely happy with this property and will book it again on our next trip to Taos.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great stay at a beautiful, well-equipped home.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 6 nights and loved our time in the Ski Valley, in Taos and all over the great hiking trails in the area. Ice cream at Taos Cow and evenings in the hot tub made for an enjoyable Spring Break away from Denver.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wichita, Kansas
5

Outstanding in all respects

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in several VRBOs. This is the best in all respects - cleanliness, EVERYTHING you need, economical price and very helpful/responsive owners. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wayne, PA
5

Wonderful Property!!

  • 5 of 5

House was a perfect place for my family of 5 (myself, wife & kids and my mother). Rooms were nice and large, and the huge window overlooking the mountains was beautiful. Soaking in the hot tub under the stars was magical. We enjoyed a nice relaxing fire in the fireplace as well. Perfect place to stay for our ski vacation! We plan to stay here again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous Views and comforts galore

  • 5 of 5

Our 6 adults really loved this house. Well-decorated, extremely well-equipped kitchen, and oh that hot tub. Easy drive to the slopes and to town. We'll be back. Hopefully this summer.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Valdez, 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
 
Holiday weekend
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£390
for 2 nights
From
£158
£1,001
 
 
Holiday weekend
1 Jul 2017 - 4 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
£390
for 2 nights
From
£158
£1,001
 
 
Holiday weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£390
for 2 nights
From
£158
£1,001
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£390
for 2 nights
From
£158
£1,001
 
 
Holiday 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£827
for 3 nights
From
£251
£1,581
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£359
for 2 nights
From
£143
£931
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £19.33
Cleaning £73.44
Refundable Damage Deposit £77.3

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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