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Casa Toqui - 3BR, 360 Degree Mountain Views in a Peaceful Setting

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights


Minimum Stay
6 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Eldorado at Santa Fe - Casa Toquí

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Santa Fe Charm

Relish the serenity of this 3-bedroom Eldorado Community home with mountain views out every window. Casa Toquí is just 16 miles from the exciting activities of downtown Santa Fe. It’s the perfect retreat for your Santa Fe stay if you don’t want to be right in the heart of the city.

Located on 1-1/2 acres, you will find quiet and privacy as well as spectacular views in all directions. Western sunsets are especially breathtaking.

Adobe southwest design, colorful décor and furnishings throughout depict the typical southwestern home. There are viga ceilings in the living room and slate floors throughout.

Great for entertaining, Casa Toquí boasts an open living plan encompassing the kitchen, dining and living spaces. A large picture window in the living room provides a view of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the north/east. In the living room you will find a sizeable wood-burning fireplace to provide ambience or extra warmth on a cool evening. In addition to the sofa, furnishings include a comfortable lounge chair and ottoman. Not to be forgotten is the 47” HDTV and DVD/CD/BluRay/Bluetooth stereo with sound bar.

The adjacent dining room seats six comfortably and has a southwestern mountain view toward the Cerrillos Hills.

The kitchen has new appliances including gas stove with convection oven and broiler. All amenities are provided and there is plenty of countertop space for your culinary ventures.

There are 3 bedrooms in total. The master suite is located at one end of the home, while the two additional bedrooms are at the other. The master suite has a king bed, large walk-in closet and overlooks the courtyard and beyond to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Keeping with the theme of views from every window, you can even take in the sights while soaking in the huge tub in the Master bathroom, which includes double sinks and a separate shower.

Moving to the opposite side of Casa Toquí, the colorful second bedroom has a queen bed, views to the southwestern mountains, and plenty of closet space.

The last room is designed for dual use. It is fitted as an office/study, but also has a new full-sized futon with innerspring mattress. The desk is situated with a northeast mountain view. There is also a large closet for clothes or storage.

The hall bath serves both bedrooms and has a single sink and tub with shower.

One of the nice things about New Mexico is that we are able to enjoy the sunlight during all seasons. Spending time outside is something we can do at least 3 seasons of the year. Casa Toquí has a fully-enclosed patio/courtyard off the living room…especially nice if you are bringing your pet. Here you will find a gas BBQ and outdoor seating in spring, summer, and fall.

Amenities include DirecTV, WiFi, washer-dryer, double garage, additional off-street parking, fully-equipped kitchen, gas BBQ, and enclosed courtyard.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Sue Kimberley
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
11 October, 2016
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based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

Casa Toqui - 3BR, 360 Degree Mountain Views in a Peaceful Setting
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Corsicana , Texas Folks

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for the months of July and August and found the home to be very comfortable with fantastic mountain views. This is a great place to enjoy the area with a short 20 minute commute to the Santa Fe Plaza. The kitchen was completely stocked beyond our expectations. The restaurant recommendations were great. Don't forget to go to the Pantry for breakfast. Met lots of very nice people in Eldorado during our frequent walks. The water heater went out the second day we were there and was promptly replaced by the property manager's plumber the following day. Would not hesitate to recommend this property to anyone visiting the Santa Fe area.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Worth, Texas

Gorgeous Views!

  • 5 of 5

Charming Casa Toqui was perfect for the two of us and our little dog. Very attractively decorated, it was the best-stocked rental we've ever had. The house was immaculately clean, full of light and so cozy. Radiant heated floors were welcome on crispy mornings, and the patio let us enjoy sunny afternoons. We stayed there for two weeks while we shopped for a house, and it was a great introduction to the quiet, easy pace of Eldorado. We will soon be neighbors, and I definitely plan to recommend Casa Toqui to our friends who want to spend some time in Santa Fe. It's a short 15-20 minutes to restaurants and museums in the city. At Casa Toqui you can have the best of both worlds-city and country-plus gorgeous sunrises and sunsets over the mountains.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles

Very quiet and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent 2 weeks in Casa Toqui and loved every minute. We wanted to spend some time in Eldorado to see if we might want to retire there.

Casa Toqui was very clean and had recently been updated. The kitchen was very modern with all the appliances that you could want, except for a toaster oven, but we brought our own and it was no problem.

The neighborhood is very quiet and if you are from a large city, like us, you will find that very relaxing. I really miss being in Eldorado and hope to return soon. We want to retire there.

When we arrived, the TV was not set up for high definition. We contacted Sue, who contacted the owner, and within a few days they had arranged for the cable company to upgrade the cable box and dish.

There are bird feeders in the back yard that attract a lot of birds and you will frequently see a cottontail rabbit.

Casa Toqui is an excellent place to spend a vacation and to make things even better, while we were there Herrada road was paved.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin TX

Every detail to truly feel at-home

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have stayed in vacation rentals for over 10 years, and Casa Toqui was truly one of our best experiences. So many little "nice-to-haves" everywhere we turned - in the kitchen, in the utility room, in the bedrooms, on the patio. Someone has put a lot of thought and heart into creating a wonderful vacation home. This is a beautiful home and well-managed. You'll enjoy every part of the experience.

A note to anyone unfamiliar with Santa Fe (we're originally from NM): 1 - If you're looking to relax and take in the beauty of NM, save your money and have a more enjoyable experience by staying outside the plaza (this neighborhood is particularly special). Simply drive and park when you want to visit plaza destinations. 2 - This home like many homes does not have A/C. We stayed in the hottest month of the year, and we were fine. If you're warm-natured and stay during the warm months, bring a small fan to place in the window.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Casa Toqui

  • 4 of 5

Our stay at Casa Toqui was delightful! The views were spectacular and the house was very comfortable. We stayed at the end of July into August so it got a little warm because of no air-conditioning but the nights cooled us off a bit. The TV took a little time to learn how to use because of all of the remotes needed. The bird watching was great and the complimentary birdseed was a nice added touch.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We also love the birds. In addition to the seed feeders you found, several hummingbird feeders are available for guests; you will get hummingbirds if you put them out between April and early October. The entertainment center is a bit complicated, but we hope the step-by-step instructions allowed you to make the most of the TV, Blu-Ray, and Bluetooth, all played through external speakers.
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Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Wonderful Stay!

  • 4 of 5

We vacation in NM every year and this is one of the nicest homes we have had the opportunity to vacation in. It was well maintained, very clean and all the amenities were there waiting for us to utilize. The house is even nicer than the photos. The views were outstanding. It is a great location and is very private. We were able to wake up and take a walk every morning and come back to a fresh pot of coffee and breakfast outside on the back patio. The evening sunsets were spectacular. We really enjoyed our stay and look forward to coming back again soon. Enjoy!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. We’re delighted you enjoyed Casa Toquí as much as we do.
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Santa Fe Airport - 25 miles, Albuquerque Sunport
Nearest Barpub
4.5 Miles
Santa Fe Brewing Company
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Santa Fe Country Club
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Amtrak in Lamy, NM
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
US 285
Nearest Restaurant
4.5 Miles
La Plancha
Nearest Ski
32 Miles
Ski Santa Fe
Car: necessary

The Eldorado community is just 20 minutes from downtown Santa Fe with its museums, restaurants and shops. It also has its own grocery store, coffee shop, restaurants and more, just a few miles away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Eldorado at Santa Fe, New Mexico

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Christmas/New Year
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Summer - July & August
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Final cleaning fee £147

Monthly rentals require a $700+ security deposit. Long-term guests are required to pay gas & electric over $100/month.

50% deposit upon booking. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival. We do not take credit cards. Checks or money orders only.

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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Two sinks, large, luxurious tub.
    Guest Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Wake up to mountain views
    Guest Room - 1 Large Double Bed , Sunset views
    Third bedroom/office-study - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double Futon + desk area
  • All rooms have mountain views.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Peaceful, quiet, stunning night skies.

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