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Des Montes Studio Casita

Bedrooms 1
Space 355 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

This is a newly remodeled and outfitted casita. There are traditional features, such as vigas and wood ceiling and thick masonry walls.

The south wall has glass windows and doors that opens to a large

private court yard. The casita is attached to a garage but 150 ft from

the main house. There is a fireplace that can be used with instruction and radiant floor heat. There is a full bath and a kitchen. Upgraded internet and a tv with dish service is provided.

Don Suskiewich
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
2 April, 2018

About Don Suskiewich

I graduated from the University of Colo, but of I am more of craftsman and was a builder for 35 years. I was originally from

Conn and have lived in Boulder Colo. I have a vacation house

on the coast of Maine where I get my boating in each summer.

I like this site as it has fruit and other trees and the high mesa views also. I am mostly retired and manage a office complex I built.

Don Suskiewich purchased this studio in 1990

Why Don Suskiewich chose Taos

This site has both the mtns and the mesa views. There are many trees and and an irrigation ditch. The Taos Ski Valley is only 8 miles away. The casita is on a driveway with other homes in a safe neighborhood.

What makes this studio unique

This casita is like a sampler of the taos architecture I built for many years.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Taos in Taos County

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 355 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00 / Check-out: 13:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • resort ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • there is a tub and tiled shower. there is a skylite and vent fan.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • full size very comfortable bed There is a full bed in the studio with a full bathroom. The casita feels much larger as the south wall has many windows that opens to a large Private court yard.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

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Des Montes Studio Casita
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews

Stay here if you can- quiet, comfortable, good internet, close to climbing, skiing, hot springs

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable and quiet, great stars at night. Internet was good enough for me to work, I'm a developer. Close to Rio Grande Gorge (12 mins) where there is a hot springs, hiking, climbing. 15 mins to Taos ski valley, 15 mins to Taos- great location.

Fire is a big plus- we fell asleep with it going each night. Back yard is secluded by a fence, lots of light. Bathroom/kitchen are both great. Excellent value and Don is the nicest guy.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute and cozy little house. The owner was very nice 👍

  • 4 of 5

I gave 4 stars because of the bed 😔? it was so small for two normal size people. Other then that nothing was wrong. Property was very clean and the location was great! We will re book the property, if Don changes the bed size to queen 😊?

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was clean, nice and quaint, it was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The Casita was perfect. My Son and I were in town for a ski vacation and the Casita had everything that we needed and the location was close to Ski Valley, would definitely come back!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Compact, complete little Casita

  • 4 of 5

Nice, quiet location; windows all along south side look out onto patio creating bright, more spacious feel to this studio. Well stocked kitchen area, has indoor kiva and outdoor pit and we enjoyed both. Comfortable with everything one needs and 10-15 drive into Taos. We plan to return.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfy Stay

  • 5 of 5

Casita was ideal for our needs. Close proximity to Taos and surrounding area. Nice, private outdoor area. Host was attentive but respectful of our privacy. Would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Guymon, OK

Weekend getaway.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. The Casita was clean and comfortable and the location is nice and quite.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
santa fe
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Taos golf course
Nearest Train
100 Miles
lamy nm
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Taos ski valley
Car: necessary

There are fine country roads to cycle right from the casita.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £35.88
Damage Insurance £42.34

for stays one week or shorter and without pets I will accept a $100 refundable deposit, contact me to arrange

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

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