|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
6 people maximum. No dogs or animals. Private Paradise High on a cliff overlooking 1000's of acres with clear views of pinon and pine trees forests, wildflowers, and the amethyst Brazos Cliffs, 30 minutes south is where Georgia O'Keeffe lived. There is a wraparound deck to take in the sweeping panoramic vista. Heron Lake may be used for swimming, fishing, and boating;No wake lake so just sailboats, canoes and no wake fishing craft. Water levels vary. Perfect for writing, painting,hanging out, meditating, socializing, swimming or boating in the lake (bring your own boat or rent one at Stone Lake Lodge), or simply sightseeing and hiking in the nearby mountains. It's sunny year-round; not too hot in summer, cool breezes and hummingbirds abound in the evenings. The elevation is 6,700. Hummingbirds and wildlife abound. Don Wolfley’s Fishing Guide Service 505-588-9653
NOTE: Dates are reserved on a first come first served basis for checks. If you want a specific date call with a credit card TODAY at the Book It Now button. You must carry your own trash out.
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8 people maximum. Surrounded by natural beauty: Cumbres Toltec Railroad nearby in Chama, NM. Tierra Wools nearby in Los Ojos, NM. Fishing nearby on the private side of Heron Lake and Willow Creek. Georgia O'Keefes Abiqui and Ghost Ranch as well as Ojo Caliente Hot Mineral Springs and Spa are about an hour away. Taos, Taos Pueblo and the Taos Gorge Bridge is 1.0 hours to the east, Unwind, decompress, get away from it all except perhaps KTAO's Joseph the Starwatchers' daily horoscope. Great area for families as well as reunions and retreats of any kind.
NOTE: Dates are reserved on a first come first served basis for checks. If you want a specific date and must have that date you will want to reserve by credit card. This will insure your dates 100%. If dates are reserved by check it is first come first served. In other words if someone elses check arrives before your check they will have the dates reserved. To insure your dates 100% reserved with a Visa or a Mastercard.Thank you.
Want your dates reserved 100% bullet proof?: Dates are reserved on a first come first served basis for checks. If you want a specific date and must have that date you will want to reserve by credit card. This will insure your dates 100%. If dates are reserved by check it is first come first served. In other words if someone elses check arrives before your check they will have the dates reserved. To insure your dates 100% reserved with a Visa or a Mastercard.Thank you. Book it now button. Water levels vary at Lake Heron.
1. Take a weaving course in Los Ojos at Tierra Wools. Either 1-888-709-0979 or 505-588-7231
2. Day trip to Taos to the Pueblo
3. Day trip to Santa Fe to visit the Georgia O'Keefe Museum
4. 1/2 day trip to Abiquiu to visit Georgia O'Keefe's Home and Ghost Ranch (and zoo)
5. Swim and fish at Lake Heron
6. Hike around the cabin (about 2 miles)
7. Relax on the deck with an adult beverage
8. Book a trip with the local fishing guide
Don Wolfley’s Fishing Guide Service 505-588-9653
9. Watch the Hummingbirds fighting over the food
10. Watch the full moon rise over the Brazos Cliffs.
Excellent cabin. For the past 4 years my wife, two dogs and I have stayed from 2 to 3 weeks in this superb cabin in the mountains of New Mexico. Peace and solitude abound with wildlife and gorgeous scenery and color in the fall. All of the amenities are for real plus firewood and hummingbird food. The roads are dirt going up the mountain but easily done even when wet. A caretaker is just around the bend and the owners are but a phone call away.
Local food and characters make this one of the best trips for peace and solitude out there. The elk viewing from the deck is great with bugling each fall. If you drive a few short miles north of Chana to the big valley you may see the bear and cubs along with trophy mule deer and elk we filmed this past year.
We cannot say enough about this wonderful romantic getaway. The Hughes family share their family hideaway with all of us and we will always be greatful. If it were not so I would not say it. We shall return, I guarantee it. Making all of the arangements was a breeze and the system of getting the keys and returning them was easy. The entire experience has been one of our best ever and absolutely THE BEST for privacy, solitude and peace of mind.
Do NOT MISS this opportunity to find a little piece of heaven in New Mexico.
I am giving this Cabin a 5 Star rating because of its view, amenities and location. It is simply a great place to unwind, unplug, and get in touch with Mother Nature (and yourself) without the worries of day to day life. It is simply a great, inexpensive escape, with all of the comforts of home.
This cabin really is close to perfect for a nice getaway. You'll for sure be spending most of your time out on the deck that hovers out over a gorgeous view of the valley and Brazos mountains.
Unfortunately, you will not be able to get adequate fresh mountain air circulated throughout the cabin until the owner fixes the broken and missing screens (unless you don't mind letting in a lot of bugs). Also, if you're a cooking enthusiast, I would recommend bringing your own sharp chef's knife : )
Bonus: Our three year old was ecstatic to find the cabin stocked with stuffed animals/dolls, kids movies, and kids games.
We really were happy with the experience overall and do recommend it to others.
Options for lodging this close to Heron Lake are almost non-existent so it was wonderful to find a home in this area to rent. The wrap-around deck offers spectacular views of the Brazos and wildlife can be viewed from your seat right on the deck! I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again but should mention the house could use a little TLC...some items and furnishings are 'dated' and because the home doesn't have air conditioning it would be nice if the owner can replace the missing screens in sliding glass doors and windows where screens are missing. The home is well stocked with just about anything you need; sheets, towels, kitchen items. But renters should know that it's the owner's policy to only give out one set of keys to the locked gates and the home so if your traveling with a group this could be a probelm as you can't split up to do different activities. A final note...you will need to haul your trash off the property as there is no garbage service available.
Our stay was very relaxing in the northern mountains of New Mexico near Chama. The house was very comfortable and the views of the Brazos and surrounding mountains were outstanding from the covered porch. The home was clean upon arrival, but it needs some TLC in maintenance. Still was a very enjoyable stay and a must to ride the narrow gauge railroad out of Chama. The home was fully stocked with bedding and towels plus the home had many beautiful paintings by the owner.
This is a great location with fantastic views. The Brazos cliffs are a never ending display of beauty in different lights.( Too bad they are privately owned as we tried to drive close to them but could not get right up to the base.) The quiet at the house is profound. We heard nothing but wind through the trees, birds, and coyotes. The wrap around deck access from all downstairs rooms lets you be in nature so easily. Upstairs shower view to mountains a special treat. We cooked all our meals with ease...good equipment, everything you need. Do bring drinking water as the tap water has a sulfur smell. Beds are comfortable.
Up to 6 People maximum. Water levels at Heron Lake vary. Located south of Chama, west of the weaving village of Los Ojos. Many nearby activities, wildlife and bird watching, mountain biking, running, walking, fishing (Trout and Kokanee Salmon), sailing, day spa Ojo Caliente. Peaceful sanctuary. The ranch backs to 1,000's of acre elk preserve. The Creek and Lake Heron are just down the road. Sunrises, sunsets and star gazing are spectacular.
Lake Heron is a 'quiet Lake' with canoes, sail boats, swimming and fishing. Be Sure to bring a camera the views are the best Northern New Mexico has to offer. For water skiing, drive just 10 miles to El Vado Lake and let the noisy fun begin.
Short day trips could be Georgia O'Keefes Abiqui and Ghost Ranch, Echo Natural Amphitheatre, Ojo Caliente Hot Springs Day Spa, Santa Fe to the South. Taos to the west.
All reservations are subject to availability and it is first come first served to insure 100% that you get your dates check calendar and Book it Now or call for other arrangements. You must carry your own trash out.
Other Activities: Bring your own Windsurfer, canoes, bikes, running shoes, hiking boots, sailboat.
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Notes||At the regular fee for 3 days, 7 days or 30 days we like the property returned as clean and in the condition you found it; unless you add the $100 full clean fee and we will take care of cleaning.|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
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