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Oasis Near The Opera With Stunning Views!

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8, Infinity Pool, 15 acres... a true retreat.

Rancho Rosado is a truly private retreat at the end of a dirt road, yet just minutes from the Santa Fe Opera--heading towards The Four Seasons. Enjoy your own private pool, a 3-bedroom house and a 1-bedroom guesthouse (both houses included in rental). All on a beautifully landscaped property with amazing sunset views.

• Master bedroom- California King Bed with en-suite bath

• Guest room 1- Queen Bed

• Guest room 2- Full Bed

• Separate Guest house- King Bed with en-suite bath

All bedrooms have remote air-conditioning and heating systems.

Large open living, dining, kitchen and sun-room that's great for entertaining. Hike in three different directions out the back door, including up into the Santa Fe National Forest. There are flat-screen TVs in the main house (51') and the guest-house (35') with DirecTV satellite top-of-the-line "Premier" package. Includes 285 channels with all the premium movie channels: HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, Starz and more. Over 35 sports networks.

This is a dedicated vacation rental that was new on the market in 2014.

Tesuque is arguably the most sought-after part of Santa Fe. Just north of town, it's quiet, yet close to everything. Tesuque is one of the greener parts of Santa Fe with cottonwoods lining the Tesuque River. It's an amazing place to experience the nature of the high-desert.

Guests have total privacy at this property. Our friend and property manager, Mark will meet guests at the property to let them in and show them around. Mark is also an Australian trained butler who can provide extra service (additional fees), including:

• Arranging airport pickup / drop off

• Valet duties - unpack / pack suitcases, pressing clothes

• Event planning

• Private cooking

• Cocktail party service

• Restaurant Reservations

• Event reservations

More Details

Christopher Turner
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 March, 2017

About Christopher Turner

I'm photographer who does landscapes and portraits and my husband is a a writer best known for a series of novels called 'Tales of the City'. We live in San Francisco, but use this house as our mountain retreat.

Christopher Turner purchased this house in 2012

Why Christopher Turner chose New Mexico

We fell in love with Tesuque the first time we came to Santa Fe. We found this place and not only did we love the house, but the land was more magical than anything we had looked at in Santa Fe. There are two arroyos on the property as well as cliffs up behind the house that are called the Tesuque Table. The view up in the mountains is amazing, and sunsets are stunning. The pool is our favorite feature of the house... especially in the summer. On almost any summer afternoon when we're in Santa Fe you'll find us enjoying the pool.

What makes this house unique

The large open living space is great for entertaining. The pool is a huge joy. The casita (guest house) makes a very private getaway if more than one couple is staying on the ranch.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Guest House - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathrooms are equipped with luxury hotel towels, hand-towels and wash-cloths for each guest. They also come equipped with Aveda Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Wash as well as Mehode Hand Soap for your use while staying with us.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Guest House - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Guest Room 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest Room 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Master Bed and guest house have their own bathrooms. The Queen and double bedrooms share a bath. All bedrooms have remote air-conditioning and heating systems.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

Oasis Near The Opera With Stunning Views!
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews
Rochester, NY

Beautiful, well-maintained private vacation home

  • 5 of 5

This home provided a wonderful place to base our trip to Santa Fe and the surrounding area. Just north of town at the end of a private road, we enjoyed privacy but easy access to Santa Fe and Taos. The pool and outside deck are fantastic; water kept at 85 degrees which was perfect on 70 - 75 degree days in September. Large glass doors give wide open access to the house and comfortable outdoor furniture. The living room was also very comfortable for our group of 7 people. The kitchen is well-stocked and has nice appliances. It is adjacent to a dining area with a large table for 8. Three bedrooms in the main house were all clean and comfortable as was the separate casita which is a short walk away. Many beds bother my back but I had great sleep all week in the king bed in the casita. There is also a separate outdoor seating area in a garden below the main house where we watched hummingbirds in the morning and sunsets in the evening. The property manager, Mark, met us when we arrived and gave a great tour of the house and area. He lives nearby and is available if any needs arise. One of our party left a necklace in a bedroom and Mark called us at the airport to let us know before she even realized it was missing. He shipped it back home to her.

In summary, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this property and our first-time visit to Santa Fe. We were with our adult children and their companions ranging in age from 25 - 31. We all decided to spend our last afternoon of our 1-week trip relaxing at the poolside because we liked it so much. We felt the rental was worth every penny!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bulverde, Tx


  • 5 of 5

Family vacation to Santa Fe. House is beautiful and location is in a quiet area. Nice and secluded. Kitchen has everything you need. Beds and linens were very comfortable.

When first arrived, met by the manager (Mark). Very nice gentleman. Able to contact him with any questions and responds right away.

Very close proximity to tons of restaurants and downtown, lots of activities nearby. Lots of hiking in the area!

Would recommend a stay here. Very nice home, we've stayed several places over the years and this is one that will go toward top of our the list.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous home in an incredible area

  • 5 of 5

Eight of us -- four adults and four teens -- just stayed at this Tesuque home near Santa Fe and had an incredible time. The house is charming. Great pool, nice kitchen, pleasant common spaces, the second house (la casita) makes for some additional privacy. There is a lovely ridge right out the door that you can walk along for several miles if you like wandering without getting into a car, as I do. Tesuque, with a great little restaurant, is right down the road and Santa Fe only 10 minutes away. Mark, who runs the place, was incredibly helpful and nice to deal with, and never intrusive in any way. Lots of great stuff to do, from the Bandolier ruins to the psychedelic Meow Wolf (perhaps our favorite) to the 10,000 Waves Spa (a Mark tip) to endless galleries and hikes. We'd recently been to Sedona, which is more fantastic physically, but the overall experience of Santa Fe is richer. We stayed for a week and wish it had been two. If you'd like to stay near but not in Santa Fe, I can't imagine a better place.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Downingtown, PA

Beautiful home and location!!

  • 5 of 5

I can not say enough good things about this lovely property. We had our annual "sisters" weekend here and all 7 of us fit comfortably. The home is so beautifully decorated with such wonderful details, each day we would find something new to oooh and ahhh about. The landscaping was also beautiful, what a wonderful location! Mark, the house manager, was so helpful both prior and during the trip. It felt like meeting an old friend when you arrive and he is there to greet you and show you around the property. We loved the location of being outside Santa Fe as it really gave us the opportunity to visit places we might not have seen had we stayed in town. And it is a short and easy drive to get into Santa Fe. I highly recommend this property!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a wonderful time in a wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

We arrived on a late afternoon and were met by Mark. He showed us around the house and answered every question. He is a wealth of knowledge! The house itself is beautiful. It was very clean. It was a very comfortable house to be in for our week. The setting was beautiful, the sunsets were beautiful! We didn't get to use the pool, it was cold, and it wasn't up and running, but that was ok. We were a good 15 minutes away from downtown Santa Fe. But we were in a good location to travel around to various sightseeing places. I want to add too, look at the stars at night, they are absolutely amazing from that property!!

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful house and property. Property Manager gets 10 stars!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family from Portland OR, Pittsburgh PA and New York NY gathered at Rancho Rosado to celebrate several milestones. The property manager Mark was so helpful to us before our trip in helping to guide us about restaurants (Geronimo, Tesuque Village Market), bakeries (Chocolate Maven in SF - a must!) and things to do. He couldn't have been any nicer and felt like an old friend from the moment he greeted us at the house.

The house is beautifully decorated and comfortable and was a welcome place for relaxation after our day trips to Bandelier, Los Alamos, Taos and the Santa Fe area. It was nice to see so many wonderful books at the house, especially those written by one of the owners. I could curl up next to the fireplace for a week and just read and never leave the house - which we may do soon as we'd love to rent again!

We were fortunate enough to be staying at Rancho Rosado over a weekend when the Santa Fe Opera was having an open house at their facilities - a truly amazing place and yet another reason we'd love to return.

Thank you again for allowing us to rent your wonderful home in Tesuque. And a HUGE thank you to Mark who is absolutely an amazing person. You are so fortunate to have him as a friend and to represent your home.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jeffrey, It was indeed a pleasure to have you at Rancho Rosado and I enjoyed meeting all of you very much! We're very happy the house served as a wonderful backdrop for the two wonderful occasions you were celebrating. It is such a pleasure to have guests such as you and that you enjoyed all Santa Fe has to offer. We do look forward to your return in the future and our warmest regards to everyone! Warmest regards, Mark
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Santa Fe, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
High Season 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £63
Pet Fee £40

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Santa Fe
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Tesuque Village Market
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Las Campanas
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Santa Fe Rail
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Tesuque Village Market
Nearest Ski
23 Miles
Santa Fe Ski Basin
Car: necessary


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