Taos House Rental Photos and Description
2 Bedrooms & Den (Futon & Aerobed) and 2 Bathrooms
Casa Buena Vista is conveniently situated halfway between the Town of Taos and Taos Ski Valley in an upscale area within walking distance to the charming Village of Arroyo Seco. Situated on a picturesque one acre homesite, this 2-bedroom plus den 2-bath home has 360° panoramic views, including the Taos Ski Valley Canyon, Town of Taos and Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Casa Buena Vista is situated at the base of the Taos Mountains, between the Town of Taos and Taos Ski Area. A variety of restaurants, art galleries and specialty shops are located nearby.
Casa Buena Vista is a newer contemporary southwest-style home, with vaulted ceiling, adobe walls and hand-crafted doors. Energy-efficient construction, ceiling fans and natural floors - with in-floor silent heating - keep you at the right temperature year-round. Tank-less water heating system keeps the hot water flowing all the time. Living area has multi-french doors, wood-burning kiva fireplace, leather sofa/chair, large flat screen TV and home entertainment system.
LOCATION...LOCATION...LOCATION!: Casa Buena Vista is located in the Taos bedroom community of the Village of Arroyo Seco between the Town of Taos (9 miles) and Taos Ski Valley (9 miles). The Chile Line public transportation system runs scheduled round trip routes to Taos Ski Valley daily from December to April. The Town of Taos line of The Chile Line runs all year-round. 1½ hours from Santa Fe. 2½ hours from Albuquerque. 3½ hours from Colorado Springs. 4½ hours from Denver.
Master and Second Master Bedroom Suites, and Den:
Master bedroom has King-sized bed w/ GEL Memory Foam mattress/topper, French doors, walk-in closet w/ laundry and separate bath nearby.
Second Master bedroom has Queen-sized bed w/ spacious closet, 180 degree panoramic views and separate bath nearby. Also is equipped with Queen-AeroBed which inflates/deflates in minutes.
Den is furnished with matching futon collection (converts to Simmons Full-sized futon bed), end/coffee tables, bookcase,
large flat screen TV, DVD (and Netflix in Den or Living Room), stereo system, executive desk with chair, and Broadband Internet (Wi-Fi throughout house) with computer copier/printer/scanner (Brother DCP-1000).
Weather: Elevation: 7,000 feet ,
Average winter temperature: 48 degrees (F) ,
Average summer temperature: 85 degrees (F) ,
Average snowfall: 305 inches ,
Days of sunshine: 300+
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair accessible
About Richard Kruse
Welcome - and we invite you to experience the magic of Casa Buena Vista!
Richard Kruse purchased this house in 2007
Why Richard Kruse chose Taos
Casa Buena Vista is a dream come true!
It was more than 25 years ago when we first experienced Taos...and the magic lives on! And we now call it our companion home - a perfect getaway with 'all mod-cons.'
We love Taos given its beauty, culture and people - rich with art and steeped in history. Home to Taos Pueblo, the Village of Taos Ski Valley and a colorful array of surrounding communities like the charming Village of Arroyo Seco.
We chose to reside in the charming Village of Arroyo Seco given its small New Mexican village atmosphere - variety of restaurants, art galleries and specialty shops - and location [situated majestically below Taos Mountain (and the Taos Ski Valley Canyon) and conveniently between the town of Taos (9 mi) and Village of Taos Ski Valley (9 mi)]. And there are many folktales told in New Mexico about how some towns came to be. There are few, however, which can match the beauty of the tales surrounding the founding of the Village of Arroyo Seco.
Guestbook comments from the owner
On a scale of 1 to 5 (Excellent), How would you rate your overall experience at Casa Buena Vista?
"Thanks for a great week—your home was perfect for our needs."
"...both the house and the location are just perfect. And thank you for your very kind offer to extend our stay an extra night. We appreciate the offer very much. Sadly, we must leave as planned on Saturday as the 'real word' will be waiting for us on Sunday."
“We had a wonderful stay at your home—thanks so much.”