LUXURY LAKEFRONT 2BDRM/2BTH FURNISHED CASITA ON ABIQUIU LK. GHOSTRANCH VIEWS!

Tom Calfee

Advertiser since 2009
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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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LUXURY LAKEFRONT 2BDRM/2BTH FURNISHED CASITA ON ABIQUIU LK. GHOSTRANCH VIEWS!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Abiquiu House Rental Photos and Description

2 Bdrm + Convertible bed(s), 2 Bth, (Sleeps 6-7), Hot Tub, Lakefront, Internet

[Our daily price includes all fees and taxes, with the exception of the $85 cleaning fee and additional lodging fee if your party has more than 4 members. You may use the 'Book it Now' button to reserve using e-check or credit card (although the system will require a credit card to submit reservation, you can change your form of payment when you accept the rental terms. You can also mail us a check if you prefer). Thank you!]

Step into a Georgia O'Keeffe painting right from your doorstep! The Casita del Lago is a Modern Adobe Style Vacation Home that is like no other in design and amenities. Imported granite countertops, custom handmade Spanish Pueblo arched doors, imported Mexican furniture, resort quality bedding and linens, authentic southwest lit nichos, handmade Kiva Lighting sconces, plastered interior walls, radiant floor heat, top rated appliances, indigenous rock woodburning fireplace, and 4 furnished outdoor living spaces!! The east and west portales are attached with heated floors and one-of-a-kind views. The southern portal (porch) just off the kitchen offers warm, sunlit days in even the coolest high desert New Mexico temps. And the hot tub will be an experience unique to each guest!

Casita del Lago (Little House on the Lake) is a secluded lakefront vacation home with lakefront access sitting on a river embankment right where the Chama River meets the 12 mile long Abiquiu Lake. This stunning thick-walled adobe style casita sits on 23 acres of natural surroundings and is crafted to true New Mexican style. It is well positioned on a gradually sloping hillside for privacy and it's close proximity to the sky blue water and 250 million year old layered Red Rock cliffs provide for spectacular one-of-a-kind views and pictures---right from your home.

Although you can stay inside the 1158 sq. ft. glass walled paradise and never plug-in any entertainment device, this deluxe casita is designed to include them. A large LCD HD TV is positioned above the wood burning rock fireplace and speakers for MP3 and Ipod players are included. If you want to move your entertainment outdoors to the heated floor portales where there are as many outdoor living spaces as indoor living spaces, then hook up to the fastest wireless internet in the area or position yourself to watch the flatscreen TV, or do what I do, take an afternoon siesta.

The 6 person hot tub is nestled among huge rock boulders just off the western portal and it reserves it own spectacular views for itself, especially at night when the billions and billions of stars come out. For the more adventuresome, a short hike to the 'Stonehenge firepit' at sunset for a spectacular outdoor viewing and nighttime fire atop the arroyo is a perfect setting for your favorite ghost story--or fairy tale story for the little ones.

Extra care was taken to craft your casita to be more than sleeping quarters with a kitchen.

It is a work of art in itself, erected without one tree being uprooted. And while the window space was maximized--Casita del Lago remains very energy efficient and green. Often, indigenous materials were utilized by local craftsmen. For you who have not visited New Mexico before, you will immediately notice the absence of noise, air, and light pollutants. We absolutely love it here and we hope you will, too. You can check in with us for more information about the area and its rich history.

For those of you familiar with the area, Casita del Lago is spectacularly unique. The drive down towards the water with the incredible Sedona-like views is worth the trip in itself! This is the area's most private and secluded resort setting; you will be amazed at the views that surround you and you will want to wake up early just to witness the break of dawn. Then settle in for an afternoon siesta on one of the outdoor daybeds; or curl up to a book; go down to the water; start a gourmet meal; sightsee (if you must); horseback ride; photograph; hike the arroyos on your property; draw, paint, write, dream, and much, much, more.

Keywords: Vacation Home, Casita del Lago, Abiquiu Lake, two bedroom, Rental home,

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Tom Calfee (Owner)
Advertiser since 2009
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Speaks english

About Tom Calfee

We fell in love with Abiquiu Lake and the surrounding area during a trip here several years ago. We balance raising our family, managing our careers and trying to spend as much time in Abiquiu as we can. We are pretty much regular folk who fell in love with Abiquiu and wanted to create something very special. We love it here as do our 3 teenage kids, riding horses on the property with Hollywood stuntman Fred. Our goal is to spend as much time here as time allows. When we can't be here, we rent out our home so others can enjoy the experience.

Tom Calfee purchased this house in 2009

Why Tom Calfee chose Abiquiu

Quite simply, this place found us and the timing could not have been better. There are only four Lakefront parcels in the area, and only one remains available for sale (and that is the property we own adjacent to Casita del Lago.) When you visit here, and you view many of the scapes Georgia O'Keeffe painted in their original context, you will understand why she could never leave.

What makes this house unique

Paradise! Signature Casita on the shores of Abiquiu Lake - it is a house and property like no other and the only Lakefront vacation rental with lake access to Abiquiu Lake. Casita del Lago is built in traditional adobe style with 14' thick walls. The New Mexican charm is enhanced by the fully arched architectural doorways and the pair of built in lighted nichos opposite the woodburning fireplace. But it incorporates todays most modern conveniences. It is very private but also very conspicuous to boaters as it sits high on the hill overlooking the river. You can be as private as you would like to be, because you have 23 acres to roam. Bring your camera to photograph the vistas, relax in the two outdoor daybeds, take in the stars at the incredibly luxurious hot tub, light a fire indoors, or on the western portale, or venture out to the western outdoor pit. Admire the sunrise, or heat up the Eastern Portale and enjoy it from the bench. Walk down to the water for solitude or to drop a line in. Or just curl up on the 5' circular oversized chaise on the south portal and warm up to the afternoon sun. And those are just a few of the daily options you have at Casita del Lago.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Most grateful that this place, this magical place, whose us. This place -under the meteors, the white fluffy clouds, among the red orange purple cliffs and equally brilliant sunset - we begin our new life together.
Aug 2013
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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 34 traveler reviews

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Luxury Lakefront 2Bdrm/2Bth Furnished Casita on Abiquiu Lk. Ghostranch views!
average rating of 4.970588 based on 165 reviews
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Luxury Lakefront 2Bdrm/2Bth Furnished Casita on Abiquiu Lk. Ghostranch views!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p257579vb
-(847) 710-1550 (Illinois, USA)
Abiquiu New Mexico
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5

Wonderful!!!

  • 5 of 5
What an incredible stay! Beautiful casita in one of the most amazing settings I've ever seen. Great place for family getaway! Thanks for your hospitality.
  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Colen,
Tom and I are so glad you and your family had a great stay and loved the view/setting as much as we do. Thanks for your kind words - come back and visit us anytime!
Carolyn
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Luxury Lakefront 2Bdrm/2Bth Furnished Casita on Abiquiu Lk. Ghostranch views!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p257579vb
-(847) 710-1550 (Illinois, USA)
Abiquiu New Mexico
Keller, Texas
5

Beautiful Property !

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time at the Casita del Lago in late June, 2014. The Casita del Lago has awesome views of Lake Abiquiu from the oversized window in the living area. The hot tub has amazing views of the night sky, and there is enough acreage to explore nature. We had a great time rafting on a nearby river, horseback riding and hiking. It was so nice to come back to the Casita del Lago for a relaxing end to the day. We would definitely recommend this property to friends and relatives.
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Terry and Belinda,
Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you had a great trip and adventure. Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts and we hope to see you in Abiquiu again soon!
Best,
Carolyn & Tom
business
Luxury Lakefront 2Bdrm/2Bth Furnished Casita on Abiquiu Lk. Ghostranch views!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p257579vb
-(847) 710-1550 (Illinois, USA)
Abiquiu New Mexico
5

World-Class Getaway!

  • 5 of 5
This home and its location will be uniquely remembered in your life's travels and getaways. The serenity and peacefulness will inhabit your body for a very long time. You will begin lanning your return visit before you depart!
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Charles,
Thank you for your kind words. So glad you were able to return to The Casita and recharge! We appreciate our returning guests and are so happy you had another great stay.
Best,
Carolyn & Tom
business
Luxury Lakefront 2Bdrm/2Bth Furnished Casita on Abiquiu Lk. Ghostranch views!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p257579vb
-(847) 710-1550 (Illinois, USA)
Abiquiu New Mexico
Starkville, Mississippi
5

A great way to experience New Mexico - Will come again

  • 5 of 5
The experience lived up to and exceeded the promises of the web site. I planned this trip with my cousins (5 of us in all). My wife and I wanted them to experience and appreciate the wild beauty of New Mexico. The Casita delivered it. It was the highlight of the trip. The great room allowed us to visit together while admiring the scenery through the large windows. We sat on the patio and watched the sun set. The hot tub was hit too. The private nature of the Casita was welcomed as well.
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Artis,
I am so glad you and your cousins had a great vacation! We always appreciate hearing from guests and about their experiences - and I share your love of that view!! Thanks again for choosing The Casita del Lago for your cousin reunion and thanks for taking the time to post a review to let us know how your trip went. We hope to welcome you back again in the future!
Best,
Carolyn & Tom
business
Luxury Lakefront 2Bdrm/2Bth Furnished Casita on Abiquiu Lk. Ghostranch views!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p257579vb
-(847) 710-1550 (Illinois, USA)
Abiquiu New Mexico
Denver
5

Geat house, great location and great owner

  • 5 of 5
Our family had a great week at this house. The kids, ages 4 and 7, had a great time exploring the property and lake. The hot tub was a big hit and the house is close to lots of activities. If all of that is not enough, venture into Santa Fe as we did and enjoy the character of the plaza. The house is well maintained and everything you need has been thought of.
  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Daniel,
We are so glad you and your family had a wonderful vacation! We thank you for choosing The Casita del Lago.
Best,
Carolyn & Tom
business
Luxury Lakefront 2Bdrm/2Bth Furnished Casita on Abiquiu Lk. Ghostranch views!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p257579vb
-(847) 710-1550 (Illinois, USA)
Abiquiu New Mexico
Cross Roads, Texas
5

Great Time

  • 5 of 5
My husband and i just returned from the Castia, and had a Wonderful Time. We Loved the spectacular views, and the wildlife. We watched the bluebirds fledge the nest and mama bluebird take care of babies.
We watched the Bunnies come up to eat each day
We had a Wonderful Stay.
  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
Owner's Response: Marie,
Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. We are so glad you stayed with us and I'm delighted that you saw so much wild life. We love those bunnies, too....
Best,
Carolyn & Tom
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
ABQ or Santa Fe Municipal
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Abiquiu
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Towa
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Abiquiu
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Ski Santa Fe
Nearest Beach
Casita is located on shore of Abiquiu Lake.
Car: necessary

Across the Lake from Ghost Ranch, Near Georgia O'Keeffe Home and Studio Tour, Numerous hiking trails, Dinosaur fossils, Indian Ruins, Petroglyphs, Carson National Forest, Echo Amphitheater, Christ in the Desert Monastary, Abiquiu Lake and Dam, Plaza Blanca, Horseback Riding, near Black Mesa Golf, Towa Golf Resort, Bodes General Store for Licenses, Taos Ski Valley, Santa Fe, Santa Fe Opera, Tesuque Pueblo Flea Market, Art Galleries, Indian Pueblos, Bandelier National Monument, Toltec Railroad, Albuquerque Old Town, Rio Grande Gorge, Spas and Mineral Springs, Albuquerque Balloon Festival

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $210 Per night

Abiquiu House Rental Rates

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$1,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Notes Base rate includes lodging fees, wireless Internet, taxes. A one-time $85 cleaning fee is applied. Rates are based on 4 guests; there is a $15/day charge for additional guests (5 or more). A credit card must be on file per the deposit policy. Sorry, no smoking and no pets. Amazing Sunsets and Views are included free! Contact owner to pay by check (preferred)or "Book Now" to use credit card.

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Amenities

Amenities

Abiquiu House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1160 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main Bathroom - toilet , shower , In addition to indoor showers, outdoor hot tub for soaking!
    Master Suite Bath - toilet , shower , Private bath in master bedroom. Separate toilet area.
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Luxury bedding, walk in closet, private master bathroom.
    Sunset Suite (Guest Suite) - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Room contains a queen bed and a bunk bed with two twin beds.
    Other Sleeping Option - Convertible Bed - Day bed outside on the portal can be brought in doors.
  • King size beds (1) Premium Quality in Master Suite., Queen size Beds (1) Deluxe Comfort in the Second Bedroom Sunrise Suite., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Daybeds Can Be Brought in from Western Portal for Additional Sleeping Indoors, or Left Outdoors for the More Adventurous., Bunk Beds (1) For Additional Sleepers, Also in the Second Bedroom Sunrise Suite.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The Casita sits above the shore of Abiquiu Lake. The Casita is across the lake from Ghost Ranch. The Casita has unique outdoor living spaces and two have heated floors. Amazing views from every spot. 22 Acres. Bird watchers, artist and writer's paradise. Guests may select the 'Book Now' feature to use a credit card to book your vacation. Or, you may email us at calfee.tom@gmail.com to send a personal check. We prefer personal checks! Thank you.
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