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Casa Artista, Elegant, Quiet, on Greenbelt but very close to Village Center

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Mountain Views on Greenbelt

Casa Artista - This beautiful artist's home is now available for guests.

Casa Artista is a wonderful and peaceful place for visitors or guests of Santa Fe residents to spend a time. The sunsets are beyond description, and the little morning coffee/evening wine setting on the back patio is an inviting place to listen to the birds, watch the hummers and experience the sights and smells of the high desert. It's bound to be a people-pleaser for those who want more tranquility than the City Different can offer. And, it's under-priced for all that it is--sweet and cozy.

Stunning but simple Santa Fe style throughout, and everything you need for comfort and cooking, and relaxing. Fully equipped kitchen even has a slow cooker and waffle maker.

Casa Artista sits on an acre and a half on one of Eldorado's greenbelts, providing quiet communing with Nature and wildlife sitings from a large patio with dining tables and shade trees. Protected night sky star gazing is a special treat. At this altitude, you are truly up among the stars.

You would think you were away from it all, but only a mile away is the Eldorado village commercial area with a great market, restaurants, wine bar, craft beer tasting room, and varied shopping activities.

And only 15 minutes away is the bustling Santa Fe Plaza area where the property owner has a lovely gallery which provides some of the amazing artwork in Casa Artista.

Because so many folks miss this info in house rules, Casa Artista is not suitable for children under 12 and we cannot make exceptions. This house is wonderful for grown-ups, but full of fragile artwork, and lots of ways for little kids to hurt themselves by just running around as normal, healthy kids do.

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY: 6 . Sorry, but we are unable to make exceptions.


No Pets

Children must be 12 years or older

No Smoking Inside or Outside. (Would present a fire danger to the greenbelt area.)

Our home can sleep six. The master suite has a queen bed, flat screen TV, comfy rocking chair, walk-in shower, and circular soaking tub. Guest room one has a queen bed and reading area, and Guest Room 2 has two twin beds and a rocking chair.

We DO NOT have extra sleeping space like pull-out sofas, futons, cots, etc. and do not allow sleeping bags to accommodate extra guests.

The high-ceilinged central living area (kitchen, dining, living room) divides the master suite from the guest wing. The two guest rooms are served by a guest bath with walk-in shower.

All the beds have thick memory foam mattress toppers for ultimate comfort, and every window in the house has a wonderful view.

With 1300 square feet of living space, a large patio in back, and a large, walled courtyard in front (with a covered swing), Casa Artista offers plenty of living space without being too large.

Ideal for a romantic getaway, a girlfriends' weekend, a family vacation with older children, or two couples traveling together, but also perfectly sized for a single vacationer to feel comfortable. Our home is NOT suitable for children under 12.


AIr Conditioned in Summer, Radiant (in the floor) even heat in Winter.

Washer/Dryer in a separate laundry room with iron and ironing board.

WI-fi (high-speed) and Comcast Cable (220 channels plus a dedicated Netflix account).

40" Flat screen in Living Room and 32" Flat Screen in Master

All cooking, serving, and dinnerware (for 8) is provided along with wine glasses (for red or white wines). Hand carved dining table seats four, counter island seats two very comfortably, and there is outdoor seating for 8 at two tables.

Spacious outdoor parking for 3+ vehicles.

More Details

Jessica Wesolek
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 June, 2018

About Jessica Wesolek

I am a Santa Fe artist and gallery owner who bought this house with my mother and brother in 2010 so my mother could live close-by. This was wonderful until she got homesick for Michigan, and moved back to her home town. We have kept the house as a family guest house and studio/getaway for me, but have now decided to offer its wonders to others as well.

Jessica Wesolek purchased this house in 2010

Why Jessica Wesolek chose Eldorado at Santa Fe

When we shopped for a home for my Mom, we were looking for a perfect little "castle", and that is what Casa Artista looks like as you drive up the road. It is perfectly sited on a rise and has wonderful views in every direction.

My main home is also in Eldorado - just 5 minutes away - and I love this community for its beauty and serenity. Eldorado used to be a huge ranch and when it was sold for development, there were many covenants put in place to keep the low profile, natural rolling, landscape looking unscathed. All architecture is one story, Pueblo or Territorial style, adobe colored, and blends beautifully into the natural surroundings. All power and phone lines are buried so nothing obscures your views, and the protected night sky is even more surreal than the amazing sunsets and cloud formations of the Santa Fe area.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • A Refundable Damage Deposit of $250 is collected (Credit Card) upon check-in and refunded right after post check-out inspection (same day).
  • House is not suitable for children under 12.
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • 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
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Master Bath
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Guest Bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Master bedroom sleeps two in a queen size bed. Has attached master bath, flat screen tv, 2 large closets, a large tv cabinet which functions well for storage of belongings, and a very comfortable rocking chair. Bedroom 2 sleeps two in a queen bed, has one large closet, and a reading area. Bedroom 3 sleeps two in two twin beds, has one closet and a rocking chair. All mattresses are topped with 3" memory foam for your sleeping comfort. NOTE: There are no extra sleeping amenities like fold-out sofas, futons, etc.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Perfect for 1 -2 Couples, small families with older children, girlfriend week-ends, quiet retreat time. Serene and peaceful. Maximum occupancy of 6 (including children). Please leave a note with your request or inquiry describing your party and with the ages of any children in the party. We do not accept children under 12 years of age.


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Casa Artista, Elegant, Quiet, on Greenbelt but very close to Village Center
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews
Raleigh, NC

Perfect location for visit to Santa Fe and area!

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful Home! Wonderful host! Wonderful location! Access to everything in and around the City Different without the traffic. El Dorado has a wonderful grocery store, don’t miss the hot food bar with great chicken enchiladas, tap room, 2 gourmet pizza places, coffee shop, and a couple of restaurants. Having lived in SF I will always prefer El Dorado with easy access to all areas of Santa Fe and surrounding excursions . I will look to book this property for our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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After long days a great place to call home

  • 5 of 5

Our family - my wife and I along with two 13 year old girls and an 18 year old son came to Albuquerque for the balloon fiesta over the weekend and wanted to spend the balance of the week exploring the Santa Fe area. Casa Artista was a wonderful respite after days of exploring Kasha-Katuwe, Bandolier, the high road to Taos, and Meow Wolf and Santa Fe. Every night it was great to come back after a long day and relax as a family and enjoy the comfortable ambience of Casa Artista and the quiet and dark of Eldorado - the stars were amazing at night looking into the center of the galaxy. Jessica checked us in and after post-booking emails from her it was almost like seeing an old friend - we were made to feel comfortable and welcome. The soaking tub in the master bedroom was a welcome experience after long hikes and three teenagers got evening fixes of internet access - which was also useful for us adults answering email and planning our day trips. Thank you, Jessica, for your hospitality!


  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks to you and your family for being great tenants. It warms my heart when a family can enjoy "home time" together when on a vacation! Hope to see you all come back again! jessica
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Peaceful retreat

  • 5 of 5

There are four of us female relatives that have been traveling to Santa Fe once a year for over a decade. Casa Artista is now our FAVORITE place to stay. We each had our own very comfortable bed, 2 bathrooms, a charming kitchen and living area (all extremely clean), and the gorgeous sweep of the backyard view. We enjoyed watching the various birds that ventured onto the back patio and had fun at night picking out constellations in the night sky. After running around in town all day, it was wonderful to come "home" in the evening and relax.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dream Home!

  • 5 of 5

This property has everything you could possibly want in a vacation rental. Just open up the screen door and breath in that aromatic Santa Fe air, or watch the multitude of birds, including hummingbirds! When the sky is just right(no cloud cover) you can see billions of stars, satellites and meteors! One morning we even heard coyotes calling. The area has walking paths and a very nice grocery store. Jessica, the owner, was so wonderful to give suggestions of local places to eat and new adventures to explore! My sister and I could not have asked for a better place to spend our mornings and evening after long days walking the streets of Santa Fe. I look forward to returning to this peaceful setting that is Casa Artista as it met all of our needs and more. Thank You!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Leesa - It was such a pleasure to meet you and your sister, and especially to see your obvious appreciation for the natural "little miracles" of wildlife, stars, and bird watching that make this area so special. Thank you for taking such good care of the Casa and I sure do hope to see you both again soon. Next time, maybe we can get together for a happy hour or something! jessica
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Highly recommended, clean, friendly host and very private.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the privacy it was also very close to highways and downtown Santa Fe. The inside and the outside was very inviting.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Kathy. Hope to see you again. jessica
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Las Cruces, NM

The home is very comfortable in a nicely secluded part of town.

  • 5 of 5

The owner takes a lot of personal interest in making sire the guest are comfortable...and it shows. The area is very peaceful and quiet, yet has a full service grocery store near by along with restaurants and a gym.

  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Eldorado at Santa Fe, 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
Indian Market
15 Aug 2018 - 19 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
21 Nov 2018 - 26 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
21 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £90.35 + Tax

Your initial payment of $225 is your first night's rent. It is refundable up to 60 days prior to check-in.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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