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Oasis by the Wilderness

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house

Overview

About the property

Two bedroom house, kitchenette, bathroom with shower in a beautiful setting

Country comfort in a two bedroom house, artfully decorated, in the green valley of the San Francisco River. Peaceful environment with lots of privacy. Our two acre spread has horses, a large organic garden, fruit trees, and my pottery studio with indoor and outdoor kilns and display of work produced. The Gila wilderness and the Mogollon Mountains come almost to our doorstep with their incredible variety of wildlife, and hot springs are nearby.


Owner
Jude Wasechek
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

About Jude Wasechek

I am a full-time potter, and show my work in Silver City and several other galleries. When I'm not in my studio, I'm usually with my horses (and mule). My husband Peter is an amateur naturalist, gardener, and the town plumber.

Jude Wasechek purchased this house in 2001

Why Jude Wasechek chose New Mexico

This stretch of the San Francisco River is a hotspot of biodiversity, with good birding right from your porch. We have plentiful water for gardening, duck raising, and irrigating pasture. Two of our horses are Spanish Barbs, who are particularly well-suited to the desert. They belong to the Wilbur Cruce strain, found isolated in southern Arizona some decades ago.

What makes this house unique

We welcome guests at our occasional evening raku pottery firings, an outdoor event with a flair. More casual evenings are spent sitting by the bonfire or enjoying the stars.

Location

This is a lush deep green river valley set at 4600' at the base of the west face of the Mogollon Mountains which rise up quickly to over 10,000'. Wilderness boundary close by. Migratory birds use this north-south river as a flyway, Sandhill Cranes spend the winter here. Irrigated pasture and organic garden, with horses, dogs, cats, ducks, and an incredible variety of wildlife passing through. Working art studio with raku kilns and pottery on display. The immediate area has great hiking opportunities, beautiful volcanic geology, dark skies for astronomers, archeological sites, hot springs, and a (relatively) mild climate year-round.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Glenwood in Catron County

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing

Reviews

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(8 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Beautiful and peaceful location. Amazing hosts!

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay! Jude, Peter and Tim were super hosts who welcomed us with duck eggs and organic vegetables. Gave us tips on where to eat and what to see In the area. The guesthouse was lovely, clean and roomy and had everything we needed. Can’t wait to go back! We miss it already

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The property was charming and well kept. We felt right at home!

  • 5 of 5

Although we only stayed one night at the oasis, the atmosphere was wonderful. The cabin was very quaint and well-decorated with lovely art. We enjoyed sitting on the porch and watching the hummingbirds and admiring the peaceful setting. We hope to return soon!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

Impeccably clean and very comfortable we had everything we needed in the kitchen .

We enjoyed visiting with Jude and Peter we were made to feel very welcome, we would certainly go back.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A True "Oasis in the Desert"

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful getaway at the base of the Gila mountains. Explore the old mining town of Moggollon, hike the Catwalk flume trail, soak in the Sanfrancisco Hot Springs, hike Mineral Creek, or just hang out at the property watching birds. Jude and Peter are excellent hosts, full of information and history about the area.The casita is wonderful with all the amenities you could want. If peace,quiet,and beauty are on your list....Stay Here!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to get away!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here and would definitely recommend it for anyone looking to get away to enjoy the peaceful mountainside.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Paradise in the Wilderness

  • 5 of 5

We have nothing but great things to say about our stay @ Running Horse. Jude and Peter made us feel very welcomed. They are a very sweet couple. I feel like we have made friends for life!

They provided every convenience needed. They even blessed us with Duck eggs and fresh vegetables from their garden. They are environmentally conscientious, composting and recycling on their property.

In years past we have stayed directly in Glenwood @ another establishment but we will definitely come and stay here instead in the future.

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

Prices for this holiday house in Glenwood, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£76
for 1 night
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£76
£477
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 5.69%

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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