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Solar powered newly built Guest House

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday home in Silver City - A Power House

Be at home with all the amenities, fireplace & views. Yet so close to town!

After entering through the front courtyard you emerge into the Great Room, an airy, open space perfect for sitting by the fireplace, napping in the day bed, or practicing yoga. A built in desk area is ideal for catching up on business-- WiFi included. The open and fully equipped kitchen includes a breakfast counter, as well as a cosy dinning nook.

The bedroom has an expansive view of the wilderness, a walk in closet, and a brand new mattress. It, too, is elegantly decorated with contemporary art work and custom tile, as are the bathroom and shower.

The day bed in the great room serves as an extra sleeping area for one adult or 2 children. Pets are welcome- as long as they stay off the furniture and are not left unattended during short stays. We ask an additional fee per person/animal after the initial two guests.

The sun floods in through the glass patio doors in winter, and in summer a cool breeze will flow in through open doors. Private patios front and back with views of the National Forest to the north, and all the way to Mexico in the south. The roof is a solar array and the floor is heated for maximum comfort.

A Power House is an exciting collaboration between myself, Zoe Wolfe (artist) and my husband, Steven Shelendich (architect). Our daughter was also involved in the project, helping Steven with the construction and solar panel installation. We look forward to sharing this special place with you!

' A Power House is a lovely casita with all the amenities. We felt so at home -out in the wilderness, but so close to town.' - a guest

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

Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2016
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About zoewolfe@yahoo.com

We have been residing in Silver City for over 20 Years. As an artist and architect we like to combine our strengths and create beautiful spaces. As world travelers we are aware of the comfort needed for a respite. Thus 'A Power House' was designed and built for your comfort!

zoewolfe@yahoo.com purchased this house in 2014

Why zoewolfe@yahoo.com chose New Mexico

We love our building site; Views in every direction, Privacy, Access to the wilderness....And an easy short drive to town! Ideal for us who like to have it all!

What makes this house unique

When we don't have guests we ourselves enjoy spending time in 'A Power House'! It is truly comfortable, and the decor pleasurable. Interesting books, games, and a yoga mat are provided for extra entertainment. Usually we are content to sip a cup of tea and enjoy the space and views.


based on 14 holidaymaker reviews

Solar powered newly built Guest House
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Beautiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

The casita was over the top beautiful. The views from the front and back were stunning. We stayed a month and enjoyed the town and national forests nearby.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a quiet getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home was a very relaxing place to stay! Silver City was fun to explore, only 5 minutes away. We would definitely recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It should say a lot that this is my second review of this excellent property. Why did I come back (and why will I come back again)? New, clean, easily-livable, modern, functional, comfortable house that's a perfect vacation home. Not too sparse, not too fussy, just right. The artwork was a major plus. It's easy to RELAX. The property is surrounded on three sides with trees and wilderness with plenty of hiking nearby. Recommended to "get away from it all."

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You! We are so glad you enjoy A Power House! Your review keeps a smile on our face as hosts....welcome back any time. Z & S
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Grear location - peaceful, great wildlife

  • 5 of 5

The house was spacious, bed very comfortable and nights quiet. We had all amenities except TV ( which we loved!)

Time to appreciate the outside space and talk about our day.

A lovely experience and close to Silver City with its many galleries.

I would definitely recommend this accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Even better than the pictures!

  • 5 of 5

When walking into the Guest House it is immediately evident the owners are very artistic and creative. Beautiful and colorful tiling with artistic touches throughout. The house was clean, neat, comfortable, and of course solar powered. I received a friendly welcome and good suggestions for restaurants and things to do in and around Silver City. Wonderful vistas, and what a majestic surprise that first night to step outside and see the stars!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Home and City

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I visited for a relaxing weekend. We loved the Power House! It is quaint, clean, and felt larger than the pictures online. The area was beautiful - at the top of a hill with great views in all directions. Although we ate at the local restaurants and went site-seeing most of the days (beautiful ruins, lakes, and Gila wilderness around), the kitchen seemed well appointed and I would have loved to have spent an afternoon/day on the property. We were going to stay in 'town' when we were looking to book, but the house is no more than a 5 minute drive and we both were much happier with our decision. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Silver City is becoming known for its wonderful cuisine, access to the wilderness, great art galleries, new yoga/movement/meditation center and basically friendly accessible attitude!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Silver City, New Mexico

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £25
Property Damage Protection £48

$30 will be charged for each person/pet after the initial 2 guests

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Silver City, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Accessible bathroom is attractive with custom tile work, and shower; a shower seat is available upon request.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 'A Power House' has one large bedroom. The great room has a built in banco - with a full size mattress; comfortably accomodating two children, or a large adult.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
In a drawer you will find lots of information about restaurants and attractions....or feel free to ask us to recommend our favorites!

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