HERON LAKE PARADISE-PANORAMIC VIEWS OF THE BRAZOS

Michael Hughes

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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HERON LAKE PARADISE-PANORAMIC VIEWS OF THE BRAZOS

Rutheron House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6, Wraparound Deck

6 people maximum. Well behaved dogs welcome. Private Paradise on the private side of Lake Heron. 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 is an oasis for swimming, fishing, and boating;No wake lake so just sailboats, canoes and no wake fishing craft. 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.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the owner
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.
Mar 2010
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Michael Hughes

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Speaks english
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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4.5
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Heron Lake Paradise-Panoramic Views of the Brazos
average rating of 4.4615383 based on 13 reviews
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Heron Lake Paradise-Panoramic Views of the Brazos
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Rutheron Heron Lake
Henryetta, OK
5

VIEW OF THE BRAZOS

  • 5 of 5
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.
  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2010
  • Stayed: Feb 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Heron Lake Paradise-Panoramic Views of the Brazos
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Rutheron Heron Lake
Albuquerque
5

RELAXING STAY - INCREDIBLE VIEW

  • 5 of 5
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.
  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heron Lake Paradise-Panoramic Views of the Brazos
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Rutheron Heron Lake
Albuquerque
4

GORGEOUS LOCATION & GORGEOUS VIEWS

Gorgeous Location & Gorgeous Views
  • 4 of 5
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.
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
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Heron Lake Paradise-Panoramic Views of the Brazos
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Rutheron Heron Lake
Albuquerque, New Mexico
3

HERON LAKE HOME

  • 3 of 5
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.
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We recently had the 2 main sliding glass doors replaced to the tune of $4,100. I have notified the contractor that screen sliders are not working. I am sorry you had such a poor experience at the house. All notifications are up front regarding, trash, keys, etc.
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Heron Lake Paradise-Panoramic Views of the Brazos
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Rutheron Heron Lake
Albuquerque, New Mexico United States
4

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  • 4 of 5
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.
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review
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Heron Lake Paradise-Panoramic Views of the Brazos
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Rutheron Heron Lake
5

PEACEFUL GET AWAY

  • 5 of 5
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.
  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very happy I can share my home in the mountains of northern New Mexico. I would love to get down there but we are booked fairly solid until August. Once again thank you for the kind words and we look forward to you being back there again.
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Map

Nearest Airport
98 Miles
Santa Fe
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
US 84 North & NM 95 West
Car: necessary

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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Availability & Rates

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Rutheron House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
$140
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$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Clean Fee $50.00
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.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Rutheron House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Oven ...
  • Grill
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Stove
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer ...
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Loft Bathroom
  • Great view from loft shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King
    Bedroom Loft 3 - 2 double , 2 Doubles
  • Huge loft with private bathroom. High wooden beamed ceilings. All sheets, pillows, comforters, towels etc are at the house and clean upon your arrival.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Wood Deck
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • fishing
Notes:
Basically you may use the fishing poles to fish. There is usually bait at the Heron Store or in Tierra Amarilla at Henry's Hardware or at the Stone Lake Lodge. I have found orange powerbait to be great for trout. Also corn works well. I can also give you the location of a great fishing spot. Children and elderly must be careful on the deck. Although there is a good solid railing there is a 15' drop to the ground. Extreme caution is urged. We do not have a wheelchair ramp to the deck. BECAUSE OF HIGH DEMAND PLEASE NOTE: Dates are reserved on a first come first served basis. 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.
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