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Unique Property Sleeps 15-17 Next To River and Minutes From Everything

People17
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

A/C 3500 Sq. Ft. Home Handicap Accessible With 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, 2 Living Areas

Our home is your home. We offer you a sprawling 3500 sq. ft ranch style home with level entry and handicap accessibility located on 1.5 acres. There is plenty of level parking and easy year round access to the property even with snow.

The home has many attributes to offer including newly installed A/C, 3 bedrooms with 1 king, 5 queens, 1 full, 1 twin and plenty of room to accommodate two deluxe queen air mattress that are provided when needed. 3 very nice sized bathrooms tastefully decorated. Large living area with a wood burning stove, a bar that leads out to patio/deck area. Office area has another sitting area with 2 sleeper sofas, WiFi and internet available for your use. Very large kitchen with every gadget imaginable and all new stainless steel appliances that includes a huge refrigerator and ice maker. The kitchen has an RO system installed so ice and drinking water taste great. No need to haul drinking water. A huge plus for Ruidoso! An open floor plan between the kitchen and dining area provides plenty of sitting for all. The dining area also has a wood burning stove for your enjoyment and beautiful log stairway that leads to loft area.

The home also has radiant in floor heating throughout so there is a constant comfortable heat without the noise of a heater kicking on and off. Since the home is located right next to the river, it stays very cool in summer but A/C is available if needed. There is a large laundry room for your use if needed. The hot tub room is situated closest to the river and has built-in surround sitting benches and lots of windows that provide a light, airy atmosphere that makes a perfect place to curl up with a good book. The deck is built over the river and has lots of seating available to enjoy under the canopy created by the huge ash and walnut trees. It is so peaceful and secluded-it makes you feel as though you are in your very own paradise. Ducks frequently swim by as you enjoy the deck and its peacefulness. The patio is next to the deck and has a BBQ grill with propane included, patio tables and a fire pit where we enjoy sitting by the fire in the evenings while roasting hot dogs and marshmallows and breathing in the mountain air. The grand kids love this spot. On the front of the house there is a covered porch where you can enjoy a morning cup of coffee and watch horses and chickens and 2 dwarf Nigerian goats (Tripod and Grover) start their day and do some bird watching with the numerous finches, hummingbirds and robins that frequent the area. We have a large yard with lawn and flower bed areas and has been described as an oasis by many. This home has been a work in progress since we bought it in 2004 and we have customized it from ideas from ranch homes from my younger years on ranches in northeast NM. Summer of 2015 we added a volleyball area and horseshoe pitching pit both with sand and a mini basketball cement court. All game accessories provided. We would love you to come and experience some ranch hospitality at Racetrack Rendezvous that is located at 112 Highlands Lane, Ruidoso Downs, NM. If coming from Roswell direction take Service Ln. on right that is just past the bronze statue horses of the museum, turn right on Joe Welch and go past blue Sports theater building and across the river. Turn left on Highlands Ln and proceed to 3rd house on left (112 Highlands Ln). If coming from Alamogordo or Ruidoso direction head east on Hwy 70 passed Walmart and right passed racetrack look for Sport Theater and Veterinary Hospital sign and Franklin Veterinary Clinic on the right--turn left onto Service Ln. and proceed to Joe Welch and turn left and go passed blue building (Sport Theater) and cross the river then turn left on Highlands Ln to 3rd house on left and you have arrived at your destination.

More Details

Owner
NETTA COLEMAN
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2017

About NETTA COLEMAN

I grew up in the northeastern part of NM and had the opportunity to live/work on several different big ranches in the area where one learns that there is never a stranger at your doorstep. There is always plenty of coffee and grub for anyone that may show up. I am a lab tech at a local hospital and my husband is a commercial electrician that travels lots with his job. We have several long term rental homes and all of a sudden the Golden years started to creep up on us so we decided to use our home as a vacation rental which is way too large for the two of us, to help pay off things since those sneaky Golden Years are obviously not going to go away.

NETTA COLEMAN purchased this house in 2004

Why NETTA COLEMAN chose New Mexico

If you want unique and comfortable (no cookie cutter design) then this is the place for you. After much searching for a property when we moved to the area in 2002, we finally found this little piece of paradise. After coming from the flat country of NM, we wanted some flat so we wouldn't have to battle steep terrain constantly but yet also wanted trees and the mountain feel and look. We wanted something somewhat rural but yet close to town and that is exactly what we got. We never even knew this subdivision was here those 2 years since it is tucked down in a canyon next to the river. We love the climate here in Ruidoso and all the unique charm that it has to offer so we began to make it our new hometown and have not ever regretted the decision. We have put lots of little extras into the home and property and it will always be a work in progress probably because of the dang HGTV shows. So come enjoy all the little extras.

What makes this house unique

This house is so sprawling that it accommodates huge crowds easily. There is plenty of separate areas that groups or individuals can retreat to for a quieter atmosphere if they wish. It seems as though there is plenty of space for all without the cramped, crowded feeling. We liked the fact of 1.5 acres on the river in a quiet neighborhood and several groups have enjoyed fishing out of the river with some success. Tripod and Grover, the dwarf Nigerian goats love attention from anyone who will give it to them. Kids seem to really enjoy interacting with them.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you! We had an amazing trip together! This incredible place is the reflection of talented and loving people! You have so much to be proud of!!! Your beautiful hearts are revealed and made us feel so welcome!! THANK YOU!!!!!!! rb
Feb 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ruidoso Downs in Lincoln County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 17
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 17 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Vanity with 1 sink and make-up vanity located in next room.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , With large 1 sink vanity.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Pedastal vanity
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , queen sleeper sofa
    Office area - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Office area contains a full and a twin sleeper sofa.
    extra sleeping area - 1 Large Double Bed , A deluxe queen air mattress fits nicely in the hot tub room.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Large Double Bed , Very large room master bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Large Double Bed , Loft bedroom with 2 queen beds
  • 3 bedrooms- 1 master with a king and queen bed. Guest room has a queen bed. Loft bedroom has 2 queen beds. 3 sleeper sofas that include 1 queen in living room, 1 full and 1 twin in office area. Two deluxe queen air mattresses are available for use on the abundant floor space of the home.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • tennis
Notes:
Quiet neighborhood and flat area that allows for bike riding and lots of outdoor fun. We also have a smaller cabin in the middle of Ruidoso #628262 if interested and also one that can accommodate 24 people # 760336.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(61 traveller reviews)

Unique Property Sleeps 15-17 Next To River and Minutes From Everything
average rating of 5.0 based on 76 reviews
5

Beautiful home has everything you need !!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of twelve stayed here for five days and it was such a wonderful time. Ron and Netta have everything and will do anything to accommodate your needs. The house is very large and spacious and equipped with more than enough towels, blankets and fully stocked kitchen.The patio is perfect to relax and BBQ and the goats ,chickens and dog made our stay so much more enjoyable.We had family ranging from 5 months to my grandmother in her 70's and it was great for everyone. Can't wait to take another family trip and will most certainly recommend this home to any one I know!!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delia, Thanks so much for the awesome review. You all were a great group to host and we would love having you back anytime. We appreciate you choosing Racetrack Rendezvous and your great review of the property and all it has to offer. Many thanks, Ron and Netta
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5

Awesome home!

  • 5 of 5

This home beyond exceeded our expectations! We were a group of 13 people and there was more than enough room to accommodate everyone. The attention to detail in this home is great. The owners really thought of everything you could possibly need to have a fantastic stay. We had two children and two teens traveling with us and they never went without something to do. Between the small petting farm, volleyball court, and basketball court they were always entertained. We especially enjoyed the back deck with the BBQ pit and beautiful view of the river. The hot tub room was spacious, laundry room was stocked, there was a book shelf with plenty of books, bathrooms were nicely stocked with plenty of towels and these are just a few of the small touches that made our stay so pleasant as I could go on and on. We did get to meet the owners and they were extremely nice people. We will definitely be recommending this place to all our friends and look forward to visiting again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow Vogt L., Do you ever know how to write a review! You highlighted many details we try to provide for our guests that will enhance their experience at Racetrack Rendezvous. We so enjoyed having you as guests and hope you come again. Many thanks, Netta and Ron
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5

Love this cabin! Very spacious!

  • 5 of 5

Our family rented this for 4 nights so we could go skiing, tubing, and just enjoy Ruidoso. The cabin was very spacious, decorated well, and had all the amenities needed for a long weekend!

Great back patio to hand out and enjoy the running water.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: JoShae, Thanks for sending in a review on Racetrack Rendezvous. Summertime is especially a great time to hang out at the deck/patio area and enjoy the running water of the river. After your stay, we began working on some more remodeling like replacing carpets in bedrooms with wood flooring and updating décor. We appreciate you choosing our spacious cabin and invite you back anytime. Thanks, Ron and Netta
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5

More than I expected

  • 5 of 5

I had seen pictures and heard good things about this home but when we arrived and entered it was so much more than we expected. There was plenty of room to accommodate my whole family. We all had our own beds, even the kids. There was plenty of blanket and pillows, kitchen was fully stocked with all the necessary utensil for cooking. The home was so comfortable and clean. There view was beautiful and to make our stay so much more worth it was that it started snowing Saturday and we had the best time tubing and than coming back to a warm comfortable home. We had great conversation with Ron on Saturday. We were so satisfied with our stay and hope that we get an opportunity to book again in the summer for a different experience.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sunshine-what an amazing review! It sounds like your group had a great time at the property and that is exactly what we like to hear. The summer time is also beautiful here since the deck is over the river and the huge trees make it your private sanctuary. We invite you back anytime. Many thanks, Ron and Netta
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5

The home was beautiful and the river was so peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group and the home accommodated us easily. The home and the surrounding views were beautiful. The deck was very peaceful and we spent a large amount of time there. Ron and Netta were very responsive to any needs that arose. I would love to stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sheila, Thanks for the great review. You will need to come back in the summer when you can maximize your time spent on the deck by the river with the trees fully leafed out. We thank you all for choosing Racetrack Rendezvous and hope you come again. Thanks, Ron and Netta
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5

Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first experience renting through VRBO and this home exceeded our expectations! This house had everything from the spacious bedrooms, to the huge kitchen and dining area, and the super comfortable den. It was equipped with all the kitchen utensils and extra bedding and blankets to accommodate all our needs. On top of all that it was beautiful! The owners put a lot of work in making their home feel like our home away from home. We had 16 people in our group and we all had plenty of room to sleep, eat, and get ready in the morning without bumping into one another. The location was perfect and easy to get to. We bragged about this house to all our friends and family when we returned home and can't wait to book it again this year. Thank you so much!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sandra, You all were an amazing group to have at Racetrack Rendezvous. We have met many incredible people since using this house as a vacation rental. You will have to try it in the summer as it is a whole different experience during that time of year. Past guests have described sitting on the deck above the river as peaceful and relaxing and a great place to catch up on family and friend time. We invite you back anytime and appreciate you choosing Racetrack Rendezvous. Best regards, Ron and Netta
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ruidoso Downs, USA

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Event
3 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,019
for 3 nights
From
£280
 
 
STANDARD
3 Apr 2017 - 24 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£653
for 2 nights
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£237
From
£258
Fri,Sat
 
 
MEMORIAL
25 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,096
for 3 nights
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£305
 
 
SEASONAL
30 May 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,019
for 3 nights
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£280
 
 
LABOR DAY
31 Aug 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,148
for 3 nights
From
£323
 
 
STANDARD
6 Sep 2017 - 19 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£653
for 2 nights
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£237
From
£258
Fri,Sat
 
 
THANKSGIVING
20 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,212
for 3 nights
From
£344
 
 
SEASONAL
27 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£739
for 2 nights
From
£280
 
 
CHRISTMAS
21 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,997
for 4 nights
From
£454
 
 
SEASONAL
3 Jan 2018 - 4 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£739
for 2 nights
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£280
 
 
EVENT
5 Mar 2018 - 1 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,019
for 3 nights
From
£280
 
 
STANDARD
2 Apr 2018 - 23 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£653
for 2 nights
From
£237
From
£258
Fri,Sat
 
 
MEMORIAL WKEND EVENT
24 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,096
for 3 nights
From
£305
 
 
SEASONAL
29 May 2018 - 29 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,019
for 3 nights
From
£280
 
 
LABOR DAY
30 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,148
for 3 nights
From
£323
 
 
STANDARD
4 Sep 2018 - 18 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£653
for 2 nights
From
£237
From
£258
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£653
for 2 nights
From
£237
From
£258
Fri,Sat
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £180
Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Tax Rate 7.44%

A $250 refundable deposit is required upon booking for protection on damages. Refund will be made 7 days after check out as long as no major damage occurs to the property.

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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Roswell, NM
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Billy the Kid Racetrack and Casino
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Cree Meadows Country Club and The Links
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Hwy 70
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
K-Bob's and Billy the Kid Racetrack/Casino
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Ski Apache
Car: necessary

2 museums and 2 casinos located within 5 minutes. Breakfast/lunch favorites Tina's cafe, Cornerstone Bakery, Village Buttery & Pena's. Dinner faves Cattle Baron, Farley's, The Ranchers, Grace O'Malleys Pub & K-Bob's. Smokey B's restaurant located at Apache Travel Center/Casino has great food. Recreation: Fun Trackers have miniature golf and other activities. Numerous golf courses nearby. Inn of the Mountain Gods is a must-see. Apache ski resort and many hiking trails in the area. Spencer theater is about 15 minutes away for live entertainment. Vast array of shopping available in Midtown Ruidoso. Ruidoso Downs Racetrack where racing season begins Memorial Day weekend and last through Labor Day Weekend. The All American (the richest Quarter Horse race) is ran on Labor Day. Explore all the natural beauty Lincoln National Forest has to offer. The Iris Farm in Hondo Valley is a few miles down the road. Many art galleries with local talent are found throughout the area. Biker rallies are held in May and September and for added historical adventure- take a drive out to White Oaks and experience the 'No Scum Allowed' bar. For your dancing pleasure, Ruidoso has the Win, Place and Show bar for country western dancing and The Quarters for the younger crowds music taste. Grace O'Malley's Irish Pub has a unique menu and is a fun place to try. One of my favorites is their Irish Nachos. Bet you haven't ever had anything like 'em. The Flying J Wranglers is a very nice dinner show for some good ole country music and entertainment. The meal is excellent and it is reasonably priced so the whole family or group can afford to enjoy our local talent. Area lakes include Grindstone lake and Bonita Lake both of which offer good fishing and just experiencing what nature has to offer. Lots of wildlife can be seen along the way. A drive up to Ski Apache during all seasons is absolutely breath taking. One cannot imagine the vast distances and the views that can be experienced atop Sierra Blanca at 12,000 ft. above sea level. The drive to Ski Apache is 21 miles and is about a 45-50 minute drive, depending on traffic and weather. The Inn of the Mountain Gods offers fishing, golf, gambling, entertainment and great food in a gorgeous setting. This is a must see location.

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