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DECEMBER SPECIALS! CUTEST CASITA IN TAOS, DOGS OK, ROMANTIC GETAWAY!

Kitty Franzetti

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Kitty Franzetti

Advertiser since: 2010
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Calendar last updated:
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DECEMBER SPECIALS! CUTEST CASITA IN TAOS, DOGS OK, ROMANTIC GETAWAY!

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

Arroyo Seco Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Chalet, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

This little home is beautifully furnished and the best kept secret get away in Taos. The house has a latilla fenced yard with lovely gardens and private parking, on a dead end road in one of the quietest areas in Arroyo Seco. Centrally located between Taos Plaza and Taos Ski Valley, it is a great home base for all the sights and activities in our beautiful area. Please note we do not allow children under the age of 9 due to the steepness of the stairway.

The Casita has a gourmet kitchen furnished with lots of spices and basics plus all the accoutrements including French press, blender, microwave, and both gas and charcoal grills. The living area is attached with a comfy daybed and lots of pillows plus a trundle for sleeping downstairs if you don't feel like going up to the queen loft with gorgeous views of the mountains and even a waterfall! The little sundeck off the bedroom is always the best place to catch some rays, and the beds are bamboo and 600 count cotton sheets with down comforters and pillows. There are 2 TV's, one in the bedroom and a large screen in the living area, plus a stereo-CD-tape player and free WI-FI. There is a big deck with a hot tub, and a few reading nooks under the shade trees in your quiet fenced yard.

There are lovely roads to walk or bike ride from your door, and its only 2 or 3 miles into the charming village of Arroyo Seco with great coffee shops, dining and shopping and even a little grocery store. For bookings over 2 weeks we provide maid service after the 14th day. The serenity and privacy make this an exceptional place to relax and rejuvenate.

Keywords: Casita, Private Home, Bungalow, Studio

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Kitty Franzetti (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2014

About Kitty Franzetti

My husband Joe and I have lived in Taos for over 30 years and love it!

Kitty Franzetti purchased this cottage in 1991

Why Kitty Franzetti chose Arroyo Seco

I built this little casita in Taos just before my mother died in 1991. I wanted a small private cozy house that was easy to maintain in a quiet area, its really a dream come true!

What makes this cottage unique

One of the best qualities of this property is the views and the quiet of the area. The property sits on 1 and a half acres, and because we are in a very rural area the stars at night are unimaginable, and really wonderful to enjoy from the warmth of the hot tub, even on very chilly nights (as long as you don't get your hair wet!)

Guestbook comments from the owner

Twenty-five years ago we came through here, a honeymoon trip, on motorcycles leaded with sleeping bags, tents and miscellaneous gear.

Twenty-five years laer at Kittys

Casita ~ soft beds, cozy sheets, warms showers, red wine and steak and lobster!! AHHHH ~ age does have its advantages!

A beautiful week ~ in a beautiful place.

Thank you
Oct 2010
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Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Pay with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

4.9
based on 31 traveler reviews

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DECEMBER SPECIALS! Cutest Casita in Taos, dogs ok, romantic getaway!
average rating of 4.870968 based on 36 reviews
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DECEMBER SPECIALS! Cutest Casita in Taos, dogs ok, romantic getaway!
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Arroyo Seco New Mexico
La Vista, NE 68128
5

Kitty, Guido, and Luigi's Casita

Kitty, Guido, and Luigi's Casita
  • 5 of 5
This casita near the small village of Arroyo Seco and close to Taos is a lovely getaway. It's peaceful, quiet, and perfect for enjoying the night sky. The casita has a privacy fence which makes it seem even more secluded. The casita is well-maintained and has been carefully decorated with unique items that have a southwest flavor--many of which appear to be from local artists. The casita is comfortable and homey. While the loft bedroom takes a couple of trips up and down to get used to, eventually it becomes a part of the casita that it special. The home owner is gracious and welcoming--a bottle of wine and fresh flowers were unexpected touches. And, of course, there are Guido and Luigi, the wonderful black Labs that are very "people friendly." The next time we plan to be in the Taos area, we'll arrange our schedule so that we can stay here. We highly recommend it.
  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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DECEMBER SPECIALS! Cutest Casita in Taos, dogs ok, romantic getaway!
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Arroyo Seco New Mexico
Golden, CO
5

Great for Star Viewing

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time at the Casita. The Hot tub and deck chairs were great for viewing the Perseid meteor shower. Very quiet and private with our own fenced yard. We also enjoyed meeting Kitty's dogs, they were super friendly. We also recommend ACEQ for dinner, and Taos Cow is great for sandwiches and Ice cream.
  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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DECEMBER SPECIALS! Cutest Casita in Taos, dogs ok, romantic getaway!
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Arroyo Seco New Mexico
New York City
5

5 Stars are NOT enough!!! We give it 10!!!!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I just got home (back to NYC) from Kitty's Casita and we are already thinking about going back next month! This casita is MAGICAL!!!
If you are looking to check into a dream and leave inspired, transformed and blissed out….look no further.
This TOTALLY private dream like dwelling has everything you need. Breaktaking views from all windows, well maintained outdoor hot tub, beautiful outdoor flowers, bbq, authentic stone floors and rugs, full kitchen (with all you need to cook up a great meal), cozy couch TV watching area and very very clean!!!
The casita is close enough to walk into the unique, whimsical town of Arroyo Seco (which I did every morning to get my coffee at the Taos Cow or a green juice at the Natural Food Market.)
Our plan was only to stay for one night and after spending one hour at the casita we entended our trip to stay 4 more days…and that was too short!
On top of all the magical beauty and comfort that fills the home, Kitty and Joe are THE BEST hosts, starting with their welcoming bouquet of flowers, suggesting the best local spots to eat and their authentic love of their property is purley contagious!
The home is perfect to expereince the magic of Arroyo Seco and only 10 minutes to the heart of Tao's town center. We hiked (so many amazing hikes nearby) or white water rafted during the days, took late afternoon hot tubs/naps and then headed out to delicious restaurants (ACEQ was our favorite located less than 5 minutes from the casita..we actually ate there twice it was so good!).
Although, we traveled as a couple, I would also recommend this for a single traveler (a great place to finish your novel, work of your painting or find yourself again). While Kitty and Joe allow you maximum privacy, it feels nice to know they are down the driveway in their lovely home.
As a couple who travels to some of the top hotels around the world, we give this the highest raves for an authentic, dream-like vacation!
  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Arroyo Seco New Mexico
Louisville, KY
4

Place to relax

  • 4 of 5
This is a great place to stay if you want to relax, if you want to go to town or if you want to engage in several different sports activities. We chose to relax, and it worked great. The casita is far enough from town to feel open, but close enough to town to go shopping or eat at any of the myriad of restaurants.
  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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DECEMBER SPECIALS! Cutest Casita in Taos, dogs ok, romantic getaway!
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Arroyo Seco New Mexico
Oklahoma
5

Wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5
I brag to EVERYBODY about how perfect our stay was at the casita. It was just perfect for my boyfriend and I. The hot tub was great after a long day of skiing. I loved being able to wake up in the morning and the first thing I see is a mountain out of the bedroom window! Kitty was a great host. She recommended several places to eat in Taos. I would definitely stay here again and again as well as recommend it to other couples visiting Taos!
  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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DECEMBER SPECIALS! Cutest Casita in Taos, dogs ok, romantic getaway!
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Arroyo Seco New Mexico
5

Love the location and hospitatlity!

  • 5 of 5
Beautiful view from the loft bedroom picture window of El Salto mountain. Heated floors keep entire casita warm day and night. Cozy and comfortable. Thanks Kitty. We'll keep coming back!
  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks again, Kevin and Barbara for your return visits! We love seeing you and the pups again, and really appreciate your feedback. We are
thankful you choose our little casita to relax and enjoy your time in Taos.
We'll look very forward to your next visit!

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Rates & Availability

From $135 Per night

Arroyo Seco Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 28 2015
4 night minimum stay
$400
$2,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 3 2016
5 night minimum stay
$400
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$135
$810
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $50
Pet Fee $50
Notes please note we do not allow children under 10.

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Amenities

Arroyo Seco Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Daybed/ trundle
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Privacy on a single lane dead end country road, unbelievable star watching, even in the winter from your private hot tub

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