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The Embudo River Retreat

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's2
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay nights


About the property

From 2 to 5 bedrooms on the Embudo river

Two separate houses sit atop the banks on over 1/2 mile of the Embudo river. With over 3200 square feet in the main house and almost 2000 square feet in the secondary house your options are limitless.

For couples and smaller families the 2 bedroom/2 bathroom might be right for you. But if you want to spread out or bring your friends along the main house with up to 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms may be your best option.

And if you are planning that special gathering, family reunion or destination wedding you can reserve both houses and have up to 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms on over 5 acres of riverfront property.

Setup as a compound where the outdoors blends with the interior of the homes offering a variety of places to eat, relax and just enjoy nature. There are multiple riverfront deck areas, grilling stations, an 18' tall riverside fireplace, dining gazebo, riverfront Jacuzzi, and the list goes on and on.

The location along the river gives a lush green appearance within the high desert landscape of Northern New Mexico. Summer offers comfortable day time highs in the 80's with cooler evening's for great sleep. The winter's are mild with very little snow and mostly sunny days.

Situated between Taos and Santa Fe gives easy access to world class Galleries, restaurants and various day trips for skiing, hiking, river rafting and sightseeing.

Nightly rates start at $ 125.00 for the smaller house and up to $ 550.00 night for the main house.

Ask about booking a room or rooms as a B&B. Single rates start at $ 75.00 and include a fully cooked breakfast.

Onsite catering facility can serve up to 100 people for a sit down dinner, dance or special gathering. Packages available to include personal chef, custom created menus using locally grown and organic ingredients.

More Details

Simon Feavearyear
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2016

About Simon Feavearyear

Retired but working harder than ever I have created a "Paradise on the river". It has taken me almost 10 years to design and build this amazing retreat along the Embudo river. I bought the property as a working organic fruit and Lavender farm. The trees and lavender still adorn the property and are enjoyed by guests when they stay here.

Beautiful rock work creates walls along the pathways that connect the outdoor 18' tall natural rock fireplace, Gazebo, and outdoor kitchen/grill area along the river. My hands touched almost every building material and all designs came from my very busy brain.

My addiction is designing outdoor spaces and building but I love to cook and create healthy organic meals for myself, family and friends. And for those guests who want to spoil themselves I do offer private chef services during your stay.

Simon Feavearyear purchased this estate in 2006

Why Simon Feavearyear chose New Mexico

It is a funny story why I bought here but mainly it was because my sister has lived her for almost 30 years. My 'get-a-way' vacations from my high stress business always brought me here to visit her. My dream was to own a property and retire here. And that is what I have done. I still live on the property in another house further along the river. The total property is almost 30 acres.

What makes this estate unique

Of course the riverfront location captured my heart immediately. I was coming from waterfront property in Florida so 'water' was a given. But when I saw the red rock that bleeds brightly from across the river I was sold. It is the only place in this part of New Mexico where yous see the red rock. Very inspiring and from what I have heard very spiritual.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Dixon in Taos County

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural
  • Waterfront ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • 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
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Attached to bedroom 2
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , 1/2 bathroom on ground floor
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , 2nd floor with separate oversized deep tub and shower
  • 4th Bathroom included with full (5 bedroom) house rental
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Has fireplace/riverfront
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Large Double Bed , Has fireplace/riverfront ground floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Riverfront plus 1/2 bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Riverview next to full bathroom
  • A 5th bedroom (King bed) and full bathroom can be made available for an additional $ 100.00/night.
  • Books ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
On property commercial kitchen and banquet facility available for up to 80 guests. Please inquire about your family reunion, destination wedding or other gathering or event.



Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Santa Fe
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Taos Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Zuly's cafe
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Sipapu & Taos Ski Valley
Car: recommended

Located on the Embudo river 20 miles south of Taos and 45 miles north of Santa Fe in the heart of endless outdoor activities.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in Dixon, USA

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee starting at £58.68

The nightly rate is based on the number of bedrooms occupied and the total number of guests. There is a 3 night minimum stay on non holiday nights and a 7 night minimum over holidays.


50% deposit along with damage deposit due upon booking. Remaining 50% due on or before 1 week prior to arrival date. 30 day cancellation policy.

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