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Taos Mountain Haven has Mountain Views! Walk to Lift 4, Bavarian, Williams Lake.

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
condo
People
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday condo in Taos Ski Valley - Wheeler Peak Condominiums

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Condo With Amazing Views and 5 Minute Walk to Ski Lift & Lodge

Location

Wheeler Peak condos are located 1.2 miles up from taos ski valley's base area on Twining/Kachina rd. Follow the signs to the bavarian and hiker's parking! This 1.2 mile, well maintained gravel road, requires 4wd or tire chains in the winter in snowy conditions. Taos Mountain Haven is in building 300, on the second level, across the street from the hiker parking lot and within walking distance (5-8 minutes) from the bavarian, phoenix grill and chair lift 4. Look for our Wheeler Peak Condo sign on your left and the green metal roofs.

Kitchen

the kitchen is fully equipped with dishes, flatware, pots and pans, microwave, toaster oven, stove top, oven, and large refrigerator. We have a keurig coffee maker and provide a selection of kcups to choose from. The rustic pine dining table seats four.

Covered deck

the views of kachina peak and glacial cirque from the deck are amazing! There is a gas grill, two rocking chairs and a cafe' style table on the deck which overlooks kachina peak and the ski area.

Master suite

the master suite includes a queen sized rustic pine bed, walk-in closet, large flat screen tv, 2 large windows looking out on the pine trees and gold hill mountain. The large master bathroom has a tub and separate walk in shower, and a large vanity area with sheep skin rugs to keep your toes warm.

Second bedroom

the second bedroom includes two twins beds, large closet, and small flat screen tv. The second bath is adjacent with tub/shower and vanity.

Washer/dryer

the condo includes a washer and dryer. Laundry soap and dryer sheets are available.

Tv/wifi/electronics

we subscribe to dish network. There is a 49" flat screen tv in the armoir and a dvd/blueray player. The condo has wifi and we will provide the login information when rental is confirmed.

Main living area

the main living area includes large cozy leather sofa and over sized leather chair and ottoman and leather recliner all surrounding the stone fireplace with timber mantle.

Pets

you are welcome to bring a small dog (under 20 lbs). Make sure to pick up your dogs waste when walking it around the condo property.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Michael Whitney
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
2 December, 2016

About Michael Whitney

We live to ski at Taos Ski Valley as do our 6 children and 2 grandchildren. We are sure you will feel the magic and charm of this valley and will treasure your mountain experience. Our condo is a very, very special place to us and our children. We hope you will treat it with care and also enjoy it as much as we do.

Michael Whitney purchased this condo in 2008

Why Michael Whitney chose New Mexico

You have got to see these VIEWS to understand why this property!!

What makes this condo unique

The views!! This is absolutey the best view in the valley. And of course the proximity to lift 4 and the bavarian lodge are also a major plus to our location. You feel like you have your own private ski area when you walk over in the morning and boot up in the phoenix grill and stand first in line at chair 4 to ski first tracks down from the top. Our modern new condo is decorated beautifully with warm colors, leather sofa, stone fireplace and heated floors.

Reviews

4.3/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

Taos Mountain Haven has Mountain Views! Walk to Lift 4, Bavarian, Williams Lake.
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews
4

Beautiful condo, great skiing, 4 1/2 stars

  • 4 of 5

Very nice place & we enjoyed our stay very much.

The condo met our expectations based on the listing w/ a few minor exceptions/comments:

- Seemed even roomier than the pictures

- The walk to the lift was a little longer than 5 minutes (<10). If you ski part of the way, that helps. Take the hiker's parking (William Lake trail) route.

- Kitchen could use more cutlery & a potato peeler

- Liked that the pantry & fridge had leftovers (mostly non-perishable). We used some & left some.

- Used the crock pot -- we find crock pot meals to be handy on ski vacations (nice to come in to a warm meal at the end of the day)

- Be aware you have to pack out trash when you leave. We did did find some recycling at the dumpsters (glass & aluminum).

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful condo, difficult logistics

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Wheeler Peak Condos, but a few caveats that I wish I'd seen prior to booking - The Condos are at about 10,000 feet above sea level, which is a big change for those of us coming from lower elevations. We had one adult experience severe altitude sickness (and had to rent a place in Taos for a few nights to get her acclimated) and then our son overdid it playing in the snow and skiing and also had a bad case of altitude sickness. Obviously no fault of the owners, but I didn't realize just how high the Condos are - a full 1,000 feet above even the Taos Ski Valley base, which may have been enough to make the difference.

The second caveat is how difficult the logistics were. There isn't a Taos Valley shuttle that stops at the condos and while the "walk to lift 4" is possible, it is not particularly convenient or easy in the snow. It is about 0.4 miles to the Bavarian or Lift 4, which is further than I was lead to believe and isn't an easy walk in ski boots or skiis. Since we were skiing with our 4-year old, we thought we'd ski/walk over in the morning, ski down the green trail and drop him at ski-school. The walk alone would have worn him out. My husband did the walk a few times at the end of the day, but bottom line is that the condo isn't as close to Lift 4 as we expected. So, instead there was way more time spent driving up and down from the Taos Ski Valley each morning and evening (or parking during the day) than we expected. 4-wheel drive or chains are DEFINITELY required for the drive.

The condo itself was fantastic - beautifully decorated, just the right size, absolutely comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Condo.

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay. Thanks so much for sharing your condo with us. We stayed the 12th thru 18th Dec 2015. We arrived just after 15 inches of snow which made the skiing perfect. The Condo is up the mountain from the ski resort so like the instructions said, you will need a 4 wheel drive or something with chains to get up the hills. We got lost and called the owners. Sharry stayed on the phone with us and guided us all the way to the condo. Thanks Sharry! The condo has everything you need and is warm and comfy. The condo Manager Dominic is just a great guy and is always available. He answered a lot of questions I had about the resort. Thanks Dominic! The view from the condo from the front porch is indescribable and if it weren’t so cold we would have been out there all the time. We could see the snowcats grooming the trails while eating breakfast. The drive from the condo to the resort is a short 5 to 10 minutes depending on the road conditions. If you are looking for nightlife etc., then you should probably stay in Taos. We were there for skiing and skiing is what we did. We skied 5 days straight. We can’t say enough great things about the condo and if we go back next year we will be staying there for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and we do hope you return! Taos Ski Valley and our condo are very special to us. We love sharing it with those, like you, who treasure it and love being there. Thank you for the great review.
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Location

Nearest Ski
Taos Ski Valley, NM
Car: necessary

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early Season
28 Nov 2016 - 14 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£680
for 3 nights
From
£227
From
£249
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,450
 
 
Christmas
15 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,020
for 3 nights
From
£340
From
£363
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,357
 
 
Winter
2 Jan 2017 - 8 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£816
for 3 nights
From
£272
From
£295
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,768
 
 
Spring Break
10 Mar 2017 - 26 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£884
for 3 nights
From
£295
From
£317
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,085
 
 
Late Season
27 Mar 2017 - 9 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£680
for 3 nights
From
£227
From
£249
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,179
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£680
for 3 nights
From
£227
From
£249
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,586
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £197
Pet Fee £79
Tax Rate 15.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Taos Ski Valley, USA

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • resort
  • rural
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling

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