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Secluded Taos Mountain retreat 1/2 way between Taos and Taos Ski Valley

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

mountain view condo - 2 master bedrooms, 3 full baths, queen sleeper sofa

This charming southwestern style adobe condo is nestled in the Sangre de Christo mountains with scenic views of the peaceful Valdez Valley. Enjoy all of the amenities and conveniences of nearby Taos (10 minutes), Taos Ski Valley (10 minutes), and the quaint New Mexican village of Arroyo Seco (3 minutes), while enjoying the tranquility offered by this private retreat. Walk out the backdoor and hike into the Sangre de Cristo mountains or enjoy world-class skiing or fly-fishing just minutes away.

The interior has been recently appointed with new furnishings, appliances, linens, flat screen televisions with satellite service, and other amenities to make your stay comfortable. The downstairs is perfect for the whole family to spend time together, as it is open concept and contains the kitchen, living room, dining room, and a full bathroom. Vigas support the beautiful exposed tongue and groove ceilings. A Kiva fireplace and baseboard heat will keep you warm in the winter. Wood is delivered to your door every couple of days. There is a new queen sleeper sofa with a memory foam mattress that is very comfortable. The dining table seats 6 and the bar seats another two. The downstairs closet is stocked with a large video library and there is a DVD/VHS player for your use. There are board games and cards in the cabinet under the flat screen TV. Wi-fi and a telephone (including long distance service) are included. The kitchen is nicely equipped with new pots and pans, dishwasher, refrigerator with ice maker, microwave, coffee maker, blender, garbage disposal, and all dinnerware and flatware. Outside the back door, there are open areas and a playset for kids to play and a deck to enjoy the outdoors.

Upstairs (the parking level) there are two master bedrooms, each with a queen bed and an en suite full bathroom. Each bedroom is equipped with a new flat screen TV with satellite service. Each bedroom has a Kiva fireplace and independently controlled baseboard heat to keep you cozy in the winter. The back bedroom has a balcony/deck with sitting area overlooking Valdez Valley. It is perfect for enjoying the beautiful mountain sunsets! The cool mountain breezes will keep you comfortable in the warmer months. Each bedroom has a large closet and drawers for ample storage. Also, they each have an alarm clock, a hairdryer, and there is an iron and ironing board.

Popular nearby activities include: Winter snow sports (skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiles, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing); warm weather activities (hiking, rod and fly fishing, white water rafting); sightseeing (Taos Pueblo, The Rio Grande Gorge, Carson National Forest, museums, the Earthship biotecture); shopping (Arroyo Seco, art galleries around Taos Square, Bent Street, and local craftsmen); music, libations, and entertainment (Taos Mesa Brewery, KTAOS).

We hope you will enjoy our home away from home as much as we do!

Please note: the condo is in the mountains and winter weather conditions may exist. It is an easy drive to the condo, other than the 0.1 mile driveway that is steep and can be slick. 4 wheel drive and/or snow chains are suggested during the winter months. We occasionally use 4WD when it snows at the condo.

More Details

Owner
Scott White
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2017

About Scott White

We live in Oklahoma, but have also always felt at home in New Mexico. We love the culture, food, southwestern architecture, and outdoor lifestyle found in Taos.

Scott White purchased this condo in 2014

Why Scott White chose New Mexico

After a long search for the perfect vacation home, we found our condo online and immediately fell in love with this place! Within minutes of seeing the condo, we were ready to make an offer to purchase. Being on the mountainside, winter days are bright and sunny. Summer breezes bring the cool mountain air and the sound of aspen leaves. There is a sense of peace in this place that can't be explained, but must be experienced.

What makes this condo unique

Vigas; Kiva fireplaces in living room and in each of the bedrooms; beautiful unobstructed views of Taos Mountain, Valdez Valley, and sunsets; hike out the back door; full kitchen stocked with all dishes and utensils needed for cooking; extensive video library, board games, and cards

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great condo in a fantastic location, right at the mouth of the valley. TSV was a very short drive, Arroyo Seco even shorter. We stayed a full week to roam around the area and were able to spend quality time in Taos and Santa Fe in addition to 3 days of snow skiing. We have 14, 8, and 3 year old children who had enough space to roam outside and inside at their leisure. The owner was very receptive and communicated with us throughout the entire process. The condo had everything we needed, just brought food and water. The checkout list was minimal.
Mar 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Arroyo Seco in Taos County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , en suite bath for master bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , en suite bathroom for master bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , downstairs off of living room
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • 3rd Queen bed is a new sleeper sofa with a memory foam mattress in the living room. There is a full bath and closet off of the living room.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

Secluded Taos Mountain retreat 1/2 way between Taos and Taos Ski Valley
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
Pine, Colorado
5

perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Just min from Taos valley ski resort and pretty close to town. Very quiet neighborhood with lots of great walks and bike riding from the door.

Condo was cozy. Beds very comfortable and entertainment aplenty. Had some wifi issues upon arrival. These were expeditiously settled by the owner. It was more my issue; Scott was very helpful and patient.

I would book this stay again, without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prosper TX
5

Great place and accessible to mountains

  • 5 of 5

Clean, well maintained property with great access to skiing. This served as a great home base after long day of skiing. We look forward to staying again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful setting for a great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This home is a great place with everything you need. Fantastic beds and furnishings. The location is in the trees at the edge of the mountains, and close to everything. Scott was very helpful and I highly recommend this ho e for your stay in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tom. I'm so glad you had a great time with your family. We appreciate your business and would love to have you back any time. Thanks, Scott
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5

Great Place!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and 2 teenagers skied in Taos and said the location was great! I stayed in the condo and couldn't have asked for better accommodations. The condo was much better than staying in a hotel! I would highly recommend this place to anyone looking to have space and a nice place while on vacation. I loved that the rooms were located upstairs, so it gave us plenty of room in the living room to have dinner and enjoy movie time after my husband and kids came home from skiing. Love, love, love!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kelly and family, I'm so glad you all had some great family time and enjoyed your trip. It sounds like the snow was great:) We'd love to have you all back any time. Best Regards, Scott White
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5

We loved the condo in the mountain!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had our 2 adult daughters and son-in-law and it was so nice to have the room and extra bathrooms. The place was very clean and had everything we

needed. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Robert. We'd love to have you back any time :) Scott
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5

Gorgeous setting

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect base for us to explore the area. The location was lovely! The condo was clean and tidy and had everything we needed. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Terrie. I enjoyed meeting you all and am glad you all had a great trip! We'd love to have you guys visit any time. Scott
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Location

Nearest Airport
110 Miles
Albuquerque
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Abe's, KTAOS, Taos Mesa Brewery
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Taos Country Club
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
150
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Taos Cow and Abe's in Arroyo Seco
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Taos Ski Valley
Car: necessary

The perfect location for all seasons! 10 minutes to Taos Ski Valley for skiing and hiking. 3 minutes to the charming town of Arroyo Seco for shopping and dining. 10 minutes to Taos for shopping, dining, and museums. All of the convenience of being minutes from town and the ski slopes, while enjoying the tranquility offered by this private retreat.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Arroyo Seco, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
3 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£402
for 2 nights
From
£137
£948
 
 
Memorial Day
26 May 2017 - 30 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£687
for 3 nights
From
£186
£1,246
 
 
Summer
31 May 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£402
for 2 nights
From
£137
£948
 
 
4th of July
30 Jun 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£687
for 3 nights
From
£186
£1,246
 
 
Late Summer/Fall
9 Jul 2017 - 20 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£402
for 2 nights
From
£137
£948
 
 
Thanksgiving
21 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£749
for 3 nights
From
£207
£1,371
 
 
Ski Season Early
27 Nov 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£542
for 2 nights
From
£207
£1,371
 
 
Christmas/New Year's
18 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,288
for 4 nights
From
£290
£1,867
 
 
Ski season
2 Jan 2018 - 2 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£542
for 2 nights
From
£207
£1,371
 
 
Spring break
3 Mar 2018 - 25 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£957
for 4 nights
From
£207
£1,371
 
 
End of Ski Season
26 Mar 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£460
for 2 nights
From
£166
£1,122
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£402
for 2 nights
From
£137
£948
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £45.61
Cleaning fee £77.3 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.12%

The property can be rented for longer than a week at any time. Additional discounts will be given for longer-term rentals. Please contact the owner directly for questions about rental terms longer than one week.

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

Cancellation fee: full refund with 60 days advance notice; 50% refund with 30 days advance notice; 0% if less than 30 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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