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Casita de Chuparosa in Abiquiu! Hot Tub, Horse, Mini Donkeys, Llama & Alpacas

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Ranch Home, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps up to 5, Pet friendly.

Casita de Chuparosa! (Little house of the Hummingbird) We've been in business for 12 years with over 350 Guest reviews here on VRBO. Please scroll down to bottom of this page (Below Owner info) to find our link to visit our main web page for more photos, details, policies, location etc.

Where the High Desert meets the Rocky Mountains! Incredible 360 Sunset & views of Georgia O'Keeffe Country on 28 acres! Visit with our Horse, Mini Donkeys, Llama & Alpacas.. Best views of any Vacation Home in the whole Abiquiu area! View of the distant Pedernal (Flat topped mountain that Georgia O'Keeffe painted & loved) Silhouetted every evening during sunset! Located off a paved road to our 1500' long dirt road. 5 minutes to Bode's General Store, Georgia O'Keeffe Home & Studio Tour. 8 minutes to the incredible Plaza Blanca hiking area, 15 minutes to Abiquiu Lake, 20 minutes to Ghost Ranch, best hiking in all of New Mexico, 30 minutes to Ojo Caliente Mineral Hot Springs.

360 Views of the Rio Chama Valley below and all local Mountain Ranges. Incredible star gazing at night (no light pollution) & thunderstorm watching from our high mesa. Property Backs up to 1000's of acres of BLM land to hike/ride on. Miles/miles of riding and hiking trails outside your front door!

A charming, inviting Northern New Mexico style Pitched Tin Roof Home that is tastefully & uniquely furnished Eclectically Southwest Farmhouse style, High pitched ceilings and rustic whitewashed pine wood floors. With Big views from every window! Enclosed fully fenced front + back courtyards (Great for Pets & Kids!) with Covered Portal (Patio) and Deck in back to take advantage of Big Sunset views with Dining table/chairs and Charcoal BBQ (1st bag of charcoal provided) and Outdoor fireplace with plenty of Pinon Wood to burn year round! Indoor fireplace too!

The private Hot Tub is situated on an elevated deck on a hillside overlooking the Chama River Valley, Enjoy wildlife, Big sunsets, Stargazing while soaking in the Hot Tub. Hot tub is located down a 200' trail from the Casita, very private. Great place for Yoga on the deck too.

Private Casita - The north wing of the Owner's larger main home with 2 separate front & rear private entrances, We are only around when you need anything / anytime and keep a very low profile. Our guests comment on how unobtrusive we are and we sometimes never see our guests. However, if you need area suggestions or recommendations, we are available to chat anytime. Your place is well insulated between the Casita & Main house for sound, privacy, warmth in winter and cooling in summer. Many guests like that we are nearby for a sense of security, many homes in Abiquiu are very isolated and remote. Cell phones and 12mb high speed Wifi work great here, double check other areas in Abiquiu that have poor cell and wifi service.

Living Room with comfortable handmade Taos furniture and original Native-Local Art and Paintings, Opens up into front courtyard garden with many bird & hummingbird feeders. So many different species of birds visit daily, year round. Dining area surrounded by big view windows, Fully stocked Gourmet Kitchen! Full Breakfast provisions provided! See large list of amenities below!

Our guests love the solitude and sound of silence here, In case you need city necessities, we provide the following: Great cell phone reception, Complimentary Wireless High Speed Internet, Unlimited Phone Free Long Distance, No calling cards necessary! 40 inch flatscreen TV, with BluRay DVD Player with Dish TV Satellite TV - over 200 channels, including complimentary Neflix streaming video. 2nd TV in Guest bedroom, Bose Sound touch Internet radio/Bluetooth speaker to connect with your laptop, You can download the Bose Soundtouch APP to use with your tablet/Ipad or smart phone.

2 Bedrooms (The whole Casita (Small house in Spanish) is yours!)

Larger Master Bedroom with sitting area, Door to outside sitting-sunset viewing area with covered Portal for comfortable Sunset watching. Large Fireplace in Master Bedroom, Stocked with Pinon wood-kindling, All set and ready to light! New high quality Queen Bed with 600 thread count sheets, Fluffy Down comforters & Lots of down pillows and Fluffy Hypo Allergenic feather bed topped mattresses and beautiful colorful Pendleton Blankets. Separate heat and AC.

2nd bedroom with Double Bed and with same type of quality beddings. Writing desk with great views, TV with Roku player and DVD Player to play made in Abiquiu DVD's. Dresser, closet, Book library. Separate heat and AC.

Full bath (tub/shower) with Organic soaps, shower gel and lotions. Fluffy Towels, lots of extra bath provisions. Blow dryer.

Extra Persons can sleep on Living Room sofa back & side cushions may be removed to make into about the size of a twin bed with plenty of extra sheets, pillows, blankets & comforters. This room also has a TV with a Roku player to stream Netflix movies and watch made in Abiquiu DVD's.

Full Bath with Tub/Shower, Fluffy bath towels, Lavender Bath products, Shampoo, Conditioner, Lotion. Stocked cabinet with extra bath provisions. Blow dryer, Plenty of quality toilet tissue and Puffs tissues.

Laundry area with Stackable Washer/Dryer. Organic non toxic Laundry detergent provided. Hepa Standup vacuum, broom, mop, Organic cleaners.

Your stay includes Breakfast provisions stocked in your Gourmet Casita Kitchen for the whole duration of your stay! No need to go out for breakfast! Includes-Organic Coffee & Decaf Beans (We ask for 10 day notice to request Decaf coffee beans) We home roast our coffee beans daily for our guests! Assorted Herbal and Organic Chai & Teas, Lemons, Local Abiquiu Honey, Organic Half-Half, Coconut Milk & or Almond Milk, Organic Jams, Jellies, Farm Fresh Organic Eggs, Butter-Cream Cheese-3-4 types of Bagels, Artisan Breads for Toast and/or French toast, Pancake-Waffle Mixes and Real Maple Syrup! Restaurant style Belgian Waffle maker! Steel Cut & instant oatmeals. Cold bottled waters stocked in the fridge, Reverse Osmosis filtered water & Carrots to feed the Horse, Mini Donkeys, Llama and Alpacas too! We can accommodate guests with special dietary requests....Vegan/Veggie/Gluten Free. I'm (Jeff) vegan.

Pets - Smaller dogs (Under 30 lbs.) welcome, larger dogs considered. Please contact us first to get permission. Sorry no cats. Meticulously cleaned between Guest Visits. Front+Back Courtyards completely fenced in, 4.5 feet high fences w/Gates. Your Horses welcome too!! Our pet policies listed on our main Casita de Chuparosa website.

More Details

Jeff Beeman
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 April, 2017

About Jeff Beeman

About us - Your host Jeffrey Beeman

We just added Casita de Azulejo Vacation Home Rental!

I've owned my Casita de Chuparosa B & B style Vacation home for 12 years (Since Jan 2005 with over 350 reviews here on VRBO) and now we've added Casita de Azulejo (Mar 2016) I love meeting all the wonderful guests who have stayed here, so many repeat guests return year after year, and many are now very close friends.

I'm an animal lover, I have a horse, 3 Mini donkeys, Llama and 2 alpacas. Corgi and Terrier. Also an avid hiker, mountain bike rider, healthy vegan and love traveling to Panama frequently, hoping to build a Eco friendly , Off Grid, Vegan Bed and Breakfast there. within the next few years.

Moved to Abiquiu 12 years ago after living in Santa Fe for 3 years, Moved to New Mexico from San Francisco 15 years ago, I lived there for 10 years, several years on my sailboat at the San Francisco Marina and also in Sausalito. I also lived at the Sea Ranch on the Sonoma Coast (owned & operated a Kayak Tour, Rental & Outiftters shop) for 10 years and Santa Barbara for 10 years. I'm available as a hiking or area guide on foot, car or horseback!

I caretake for my Mother Marilyn here next to Casita de Chuparosa, she's in her 80's and she keeps all the bird feeders and water bowls filled in the front court yard year-round at Casita de Chuparosa, 1000's of birds visit every day. We live next door to Casita de Chuparosa in our main house and keep a very low profile and are only around when you need anything/anytime. If you do want to chat, we love to meet our guests and can provide you will anything you would like to know about and see and do in Abiquiu and for those thinking about moving to Abiquiu, we can tell you all the ins and outs, pros and cons, what it's like to live here!

Everyone is welcome at Casita de Chuparosa and Casita de Azulejo! I live 5 minutes from new Casita de Azulejo and am available 24/7

Jeff Beeman purchased this house in 2006

Why Jeff Beeman chose New Mexico

I decided I wanted more wide open space and discovered Abiquiu! I bought my Northern New Mexico style Pitched Tin Roof home in Abiquiu, January 2005. I remodeled the North Wing of the home and converted it to a Vacation Rental Casita. My occupancy rate has been 90%-100% each month ever since! I enjoy the company of my Paint Horse "Buster", the 3 mini Sicilian Donkeys 'Shawnee', 'Sunny' and 'Lolita'. (They stand only 3 feet high) Llama - Cinder and Alpacas Forest and Copper. In addition to Cardigan Corgi named 'Soloman - a.k.a. 'Sully' and mini Tibetan terrier named Minnie. And precious cats 'Bibi' and 'Chumley'. For those of your with allergies, the Horse, Donke, Alpaca and Llama Barn is located downwind 1000 feet from the Casita. My friendly dogs are only allowed in the common areas if invited by the guests. We are all quiet and keep a very low profile and are around only when you need us.

I enjoy meeting the wonderful people that have visited and many that have revisited from all around the country and some from other countries that have stayed at my Casita de Chuparosa here in Abiquiu!

I look forward to your stay!


What makes this house unique

My Casita de Chuparosa has received, as of today 350+ (and counting....)Rave Guest Reviews. My 350+ Reviews are posted on my online Guestbook. I have enjoyed furnishing the Casita with every amenity you could think of, if I have left anything out, please let us know and I will do my best to get it for you.

It is uniquely furnished with many handmade furnishings, Original Local and Native Art/Paintings. Clay paint walls with NO VOC's for non toxic living. I use all organic cleaning supplies and all organic lotions, soaps are supplied to our guests. We offer an Extensive Library of Books - On Georgia O'Keeffe, New Mexico Architecture, Home decor, Hiking in the area and Eco Friendly Green Architecture and Building Books and DVD's of movies filmed in Abiquiu.

I offer on site Hiking and Horseback Riding - Horses available from our local Wrangler. See my website for more info.

Also unique to any Vacation Home in the Abiquiu area is our offering of Complimentary (as Organic as possible) Breakfast Provisions stocked in your Fully equipped Gourmet Casita Kitchen for the whole duration of your stay!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Abiquiu in Rio Arriba County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Fluffy towels, Organic Soaps-Lotions, Shampoo/Conditioner
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 600 thread count sheets, Down comforters & Down Pillows.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1) New High quality Queen bed in Main/Master bedroom with pillow top mattress. 600 thread count sheets, down comforter + Pendleton blankets, Down pillows + Posturepedic Swedish Pillows, Lots of Extra sheets, pillows and blankets., Double Beds (1) Double bed in 2nd bedroom. Sherpa bedspread, 600 thread count sheets, Down Pillows, Down Comforter + Pendleton blankets. Extra Sheets, Pillows and blankets., Twin or Single Beds (1) Living Room sofa converts to twin bed. Extra down and non down pillows, down comforters and Pendleton Blankets., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa in Living room is the size of a small twin bed with back pillows taken off. Extra sheets, pillows and blankets.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • 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
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Owners have a printer for Guests to print their boarding passes.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(351 traveller reviews)

Casita de Chuparosa in Abiquiu! Hot Tub, Horse, Mini Donkeys, Llama & Alpacas
average rating of 5.0 based on 351 reviews

Cozy, well appointed home, beautiful views, quiet space

  • 5 of 5

Jeff is the consummate host, going above and beyond to meet our needs. He was great with our kids and they loved helping him out with the animals. We hope to return soon as we feel we've made a new friend. Thanks Jeff, it was great getting to know you.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Chris, Thanks so much for your nice review and kind words. I really enjoyed meeting you and your beautiful family. I also enjoyed getting to know you and enjoyed our conversations. Please tell the girls that the animals enjoyed being pampered by them. I hope you can return again soon. Jeff
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Outstanding...We were so sad to leave...

  • 5 of 5

Let me just assure you, if you are considering a getaway in the area of Abiquiu, New Mexico, you cannot go wrong with the Casita De Chuparosa. My husband and I took our 8 year old granddaughter with us on our 4 night getaway to Northern New Mexico. We looked at every available accommodation and spent days weighing the pros and cons of each one. This casita fit the bill in every way. Gorgeous views from every angle of the property, very easy access from Hwy 84, a well-stocked general store very near, and all the most beautiful and interesting sights in this region are very accessible. You will LOVE the way the owner has gone above and beyond to decorate this home in lovely southwestern style and every need that might have arisen was so thoughtfully attended to. Our little granddaughter loved being able to feed and interact with the horse, donkeys, alpacas and llama! Being vegan ourselves, it was a wonderful surprise that the owner was, too. Although he usually provides standard breakfast items for his guests, he was kind enough to provide us with vegan breakfast items which we so appreciated! In short, there was literally nothing that we would have changed or that was lacking in our stay. Jeff is so kind and laid back and fun to visit with and really goes the extra mile to make your time in this incredible part of the country memorable. There's definitely a reason why the ratings are so high for the Casita De Chuparosa! Thanks, Jeff!! We hope we all meet up again one day soon!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Truly an Enchanting Visit!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Jeff's charming casita! It was a lovely time for us in a very enchanting spot just above the Chama R. We loved that everything and more was taken care of for us down to the most minute detail. Jeff was a most gracious host and we hope to visit w/ him again in the next time we are in central NM. A joyous place!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Albuquerque, NM

Peaceful and Serene Get Away

  • 5 of 5

Casita de Chuparosa is a jewel set in a stunning landscape. Made all the more special by your host. The perfect antidote when the world becomes too hectic and chaotic. The two bedroom attached casita is well appointed with a fully stocked kitchen and comfortable sitting areas. Each window and both outside seating areas offer a beautiful vista. The area is very quiet, the skies are magical both by day and night. There is a lot of hiking and just walking in the area. There are mini burros and a horse to pet and pamper, as well as many bird antics to watch. The proprietor, Jeff, is welcoming and attentive, a font of information and works very hard to cater to each guest and make each visit special. The hospitality is unmatched in my experience of travel. Sitting in the hot tub under the Milky Way watching a meteor shower and later a moonrise is one of the memories I hope to always carry with me.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Rose! I loved meeting both you Chris. You both were so caring, considerate and complimentary. Thank you for leaving the Casita in such great shape and for being so kind to my animals. I really enjoyed talking to you both and swapping stories. I sure hope you can return again, Hugs, Jeff
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Perfect in Every Way!

  • 5 of 5

What a magical cottage and setting! This place has it all: sweeping views of the Chama River Valley and Pedernal, front and back patios for relaxing outside, very comfortable accommodations inside, and a wonderful host who has thought of everything you might need and whose helpfulness, friendliness and warmth will make your stay all the more memorable. The kitchen if stocked with delicious breakfast options and is also fully equipped for cooking other meals. The rental book has lots of suggestions for adventuring along with detailed directions. Jeff is also available to answer any questions and is very helpful. The back patio is wonderful for night sky viewing and has a barbeque and a chiminea where you can make a lovely fire. We used our SkyView app to view the night sky and woke up early to see the dawn. We hiked to Plaza Blanca where we took fabulous photos of the beautiful rock formations, thanks to Jeff’s advice on which paths to take. Morning coffee on the front patio was accompanied by dozens of hummingbirds at the feeders. Jeff left a variety of food to feed his sweet horse and donkeys. Our only regret is that we couldn’t have stayed longer but we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kris, Cedric & Emily! You 3 were the most awesome guests ever! So amazingly complimentary, friendly and interesting. I loved meeting all of you and how wonderful that you live so close (except Emily, 😢, hope she had a safe trip back to London). I sure hope our paths cross again & again. Thanks again for choosing my Casita de Chuparosa, being so complimentary, leaving the Casita in immaculate condition and your very kind words in this review. Love & Hugs, Jeff
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Dundalk, Maryland

Weekend Anniversary Trip!

  • 5 of 5

A friend of mine, who happens to be a local from Abiquiu, recommended Casita de Chuparosa for our weekend stay. The Casita is nestled in the beautiful mountains of New Mexico but with all of the amenities you may be used to in your everyday life. There is a window unit in each room if you are visiting in the summer and a fireplace as well in case you are visiting in the winter. Both of the bedrooms offer great views of the sunset each night and there is a little patio off of the main bedroom so you can enjoy the scenery outside as well. The owner/proprietor, Jeff, is super friendly and very easy to get along with. The Casita is essnetially an in-law suite that is attached to the side of his house, without any inner, connecting doors. The Casita is fully self-sufficient, down to the washer and dryer to clean clothes that may get muddy in a summer thunderstorm. My husband and I had to get up super early every morning we were there just to make some of the activities that we planned and I was worried that we would wake Jeff up, but he told me that we didn't make any noise sufficient to wake him. The Casita is about an hour drive from Taos and Espanola, though there are plenty of local things to do in the area. Jeff provides his cell number once you book the place and is super quick to text back about any questions you may have about the Casita, or things to do in the area. Many of the county roads in the area are gravel/dirt, including the one leading up to Duane Drive, so be sure to rent or bring a vehicle that can traverse difficult terrain, though the roads are well maintained so that's not 100% necessary. Jeff also has three donkeys, two llamas, and a horse that love his visitors and their willingness to feed them treats. Jeff recommends using Google Maps when trying to locate his property and that app led us there from Albuquerque's airport with no problems whatsoever, right up to the door of the Casita. Our stay was so wonderful. If we are ever in the area again, we will look to Casita de Chuparosa for our stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Frosty Cow
"Great Ice Cream hang out in Abiquiu! "
Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Santa Fe
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Los Caminos
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Black Mesa
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Amtrak - Santa Fe Station in Lamy
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Hwy 554 & Hwy 84
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Abiquiu Inn
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Taos Ski Valley - Ski Santa Fe
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Abiquiu, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £46.74
Pet Fee £7.79

Rate is for 1 person is $150, Extra persons $15 each per night up to a total of 5 guests maximum (Prefer 2 couples in 2 beds maximum) 5th person to sleep on Living room couch. Ex: 2 persons $165 night - 3 persons $180 night - 4 persons $195 night - 5 persons $210 night. Weekly rate pay for 6 nights/7th night free. Pets $10 each per night under 30 lbs. Larger pets considered. Sorry no cats. Bring your Horses too, $10 each per night. Tax included in rate. Cleaning fee of $60 added to all reservations. No other fees, taxes, security deposits. VRBO charges you an extra fee to use their site that goes to them. We do not charge this extra fee on our main web site.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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