ABIQUIU ON THE MESA/ DESIGNER ADOBE DELUXE VACATION HOME.

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Lilyan Sievernich

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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ABIQUIU ON THE MESA/ DESIGNER ADOBE DELUXE VACATION HOME.

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Den, Sleeps 6

Perfectly designed by a local architect, south of Abiquiu this large, airy pueblo style home is filled with desert light, and beautiful vistas from its many windows. Using southwestern elements and handcrafted furnishings the high ceilinged living room has a kiva fireplace, cozy down filled white sofas in an open floor plan with a dining area that seats 10. The gourmet kitchen boasts a Viking Range, Asko DW, concrete counters, and a complete pantry. A few steps up from the living room by mesquite stairs is a quiet den complete with TV and a day bed that sleeps 2.

Two ample bedrooms (king and queen beds) have tiled ensuite baths. A large eastern portale facing the mountains is complete with outdoor fireplace. The house sits snugly on 30 + acres and borders the State Land with trails down to the Chama River.

There is a separate bathhouse with sauna and serene resting room. Wonderfully landscaped with desert flowers, the home is a peaceful and beautiful retreat.

Indian ruins are within walking distance. Do not forget to hike along the ancient arroyo to the Chama River.

Wildlife can be seen from the huge windows, which lend this home passive solar heat. Built on several levels this architectural home has beautiful fenestration which encompasses views from every angle.

Close by are the old Abiquiu pueblo, the non-excavated ruins of Poshuouinge, plus San Juan, Santa Clara and San Ildelfonso Pueblos.

Not to be missed are Ghost Ranch where Georgia O'Keeffe had her studio, Christ in the Desert Monastery, Abiquiu Lake, the Piedra Lumbre basin.

Colorful mesas give way to high mountains with Alpine meadows.

From late March through November the Georgia O'Keeffe house in Abiquiu is open for guided tours. Santa Fe and Taos are nearby for day trips. So are Chaco Canyon, Chama, Pagosa Springs, CO, Los Alamos and the Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs.

You might want to come out when the cottonwood trees are yellow and orange during the annual Abiquiu Studio Tour (Columbus Day weekend) in October, or one week later for the El Rito Studio Tour.

All seasons in Northern New Mexico are sensational.

Additional Information: We have a free internet phone which is connected to wifi. Flat screen tv and dvd player with plenty of good films and books. All pets are welcome in our home. We do charge $ 10/day for for extra cleaning.

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • children welcome

Lilyan Sievernich

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2007
Speaks english, german
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We bought our piece of paradise from our old friend and neighbor in 1998 and she convinced us to build a house with a local architect and builder. 'a casita' The process was wonderful if at times perplexing because the local artisans never quite understood what we were talking about! We ended up with a wonderfully eclectic and delightful mix of styles of the southwest. A house filled with light and spirit!

This property borders thousands of acres of state land and though it is rural and wonderful it is not remote. Our wonderful local architect Mike carefully picked out the best views from the window and angled the house perfectly to the sun. We had so much fun building it, picking the tiles and fixtures and inviting the local craftsmen to make our furniture and doors and plaster the walls and make our home unique, filled with light and yet cozy.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Abiquiu on the Mesa/ Designer Adobe Deluxe Vacation Home.
average rating of 5.0 based on 36 reviews
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Abiquiu New Mexico
5

One year later and still thinking about it

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
One year on, a few other trips since, and I'm still thinking about this one. I don't usually write reviews but I decided this one was worth it.

Who we are: A couple, no kids, Mid 30's, outdoorsy, foodies, artsy.
We visited the end of March. It was below freezing at night around 60 in the sun. Stayed 5 nights.

Kitchen: Well stocked with good quality cooking utensils, plus lots of staples - even Chimayo Chile powder - green and red... can't get better than that!

The Space: Warm and cozy. The sun warmed the house nicely during the day. The radiant heating and fire place kept it cozy in the evenings. The house is too big for 2 people, but as urban apartment dwellers, we didn't mind the splurge. Everything was clean and tastefully decorated. It's a nice piece of architecture. I enjoyed just standing in it.

I don't recall the quality of the bed - I think that must mean it was good. The master bathroom has a tub beside a picture window looking out across the mesa - that's worth it.

Location: Off the beaten path, at the end of a dead end road. We had several nice evening walks exploring the river and coulee's around the house. Total silence outside, especially at night.

Activities: We did some day hikes, explored the ruins at Bandelier and the Santa Clara Pueblo, Cooking class at Santa Fe School of Cooking, a couple of museums, and Ojo Caliente hot springs. Los Alamos was underwhelming. Taos was nice. Loved the town of Santa Fe. The Rio Grande - Awesome.

Only regret was not spending enough time at the house relaxing... city folk eh!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I sometimes dream of our bed on the mesa--waking up on a snowy morning with the sun glistening on the snow covered grass or the sun poking itself up over the mountains or the incredible moonrise huge over the Sangre des Cristos. The bed is okay for reading(and certainly for sleeping) that's for sure but better yet my favorite reading spots are the white feather filled couches in the living room and the den. Our architect would be happy to hear his work called 'nice'-- though we tell him he made us a light filled wonder. All of his precise fenestration frames every view perfectly. We think its a magical house and we have nicknamed it 'Rancho Romantico'. No wonder he couldn't get it out of his mind.
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Abiquiu New Mexico
5

Wonderful retreat

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
The owners are great, the house is beautiful and so comfortable, and the location is just stunning. We are already making plans to go back.
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We do try to make our guests feel welcome and comfortable and we enjoy sharing our carefully thought out home with them. We have planned this house to let the beauty of the mesa into all the rooms with its careful fenestration and sky lit ceilings. And yes we think that our mesa (and our home) is really stunning in all seasons: the snow and clear light of winter, the blooms of spring, the rainbows in the summer and the golden cotton wood trees on the Chama in the fall.
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Abiquiu on the Mesa/ Designer Adobe Deluxe Vacation Home.
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Abiquiu New Mexico
Missouri
5

Fun and relaxing for all

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
This is our third trip to the mesa: once on a romantic getaway for two, once with adult family members, and once with our kids. There is something to do for everyone and we never tire of going. The air, the light, and the views just let you relax and enjoy. For the more active, the house has a great central location. On this trip, we brought our 6 and 3 year old children. The house is great for the little ones - they loved exploring the hill behind the house (look for the treasure box) and going to Bode's in Abiquiu for food. We also enjoyed brunch at the Abiquiu Inn (the trout, pinon pancakes, and french toast are highly recommended) and a nice hike through the Plaza Blanca. The kids also hiked all the way up Chimney Rock at Ghost Ranch. A short sauna was relaxing (and warming) for the whole family afterwards. There are plenty of movies and indoor activities, too, if you want to stay in and enjoy the house.

My favorite is seeing the colors of the sunrise in the morning from the east side of the house and watching the colors of the sunset in the west - the pink on the Sangre de Cristo mountains is beautiful, but I love the shades of blue and the north star in the west just after sunset. It's a beautiful drive to Taos, where the kids enjoyed skiing for the first time thanks to the ski school, and an easy drive into Santa Fe.

We enjoyed cooking in the kitchen as well as sampling the local fare - Mamacita's in Abiquiu has good pizza, Angelina's in Espanola has the best sopaipillas, and everyone loved the Rancho de Chimayo after visiting the Sanctuario. The kiva warms the house and it's so beautiful to enjoy on a winter's evening after dinner.

The kids haven't stopped talking about New Mexico (my daughter saw a bald eagle on the Chama River) and I know we'll be back! Thanks for a lovely, warm, inviting, and relaxing home!
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Yes the house is kid friendly as well as pet friendly but I like it best when we are quiet and still without all that running around! (The down filled couches are perfect for naps) however the pancakes are good, the pizza excellent and a few more eats that she failed to mention,which I wrote about in the house book. The light in the house in the mornings is so clear and beautiful, the sunsets spectacular and we have the advantage of living in the sunniest state in the Union.
The best place to see the sunset is by candle light from the bath house after an invigorating sauna before its time to eat again :) But if you must bring the kids and the pets and enjoy long walks on our incredible mesa.
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Abiquiu on the Mesa/ Designer Adobe Deluxe Vacation Home.
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Abiquiu New Mexico
5

Peaceful and Lovely

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
Lovely property with gorgeous views. Well equipped and very comfortable with many amenities. Plan to stay a while to take it all in. Convenient to Taos, Chimayo and beyond. A place to return to and to remember!
Owner's Response: Our architect planned every window in the house so it would have a view:
the hundreds of acres of state land to the east and the Sangre des Cristo mountains that go red at sunset, the Chama's cottonwoods to the south that turn to gold in October,the strangely beautiful hill to the north and the sunset on the Jemez mountains in the west.

All the rooms are filled with clear desert light and plenty of down filled couches to lay back and enjoy it!
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Abiquiu New Mexico
United States
5

Truly A Retreat

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
This beautiful home sits in the middle of expansive 360 views of the Mesa. The owner is beyond helpful; she takes excellent care of the property, is easy to reach if you need her--which is unlikely, and does everything to make sure your stay is perfect. There are lots of interesting and beautiful places to go from here. Our favorites were the tour of Georgia O'Keefe's studio (sign up months in advance if you can), fly fishing with a guide, dinners in Santa Fe, and the Opera. For those who do not want to be stuck in the city, we recommend this place highly, without reservation.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I forgot about the Opera--one of the world's most awe inspiring views because the stage is open which shows off the beautiful landscape behind the opera singers. If you are lucky the sky will filled with clouds highlighted by the setting sun and lightening. August is also a beautiful time on the mesa with afternoon monsoons and rainbows. And the Georgia O'Keefe house is on the top of my list of suggestions of where to visit. It is maintained as if she were still in her studio painting. Her herb containers are lined up in the kitchen, her garden still tended, and her home also makes you understand the incredible power and beauty of Northern New Mexico, and why she and so many other are drawn to it.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Santa fe
Nearest Train
32 Miles
Santa fe
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Medanales
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Abiquiu
Nearest Ski
32 Miles
Santa Fe
Nearest Golf
32 Miles
Santa Fe
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Abiquiu Inn
Car: necessary

The home is on a high mesa surrounded by the Sangre des Cristo mountains and easily accessible to Santa Fe (opera Indian market films theater galleries and boutiques) and Taos(the 1000 year old pueblo). We are 15 minutes from Abiquiu the home of Georgia O'keefe, the lake, Ghost Ranch and many beautiful hikes and trails. We are near Ojo caliente old and famous hot springs plus many attractions in Northern New Mexico.

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Kayaking, Snowboarding, Wildlife Viewing

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Availability & Rates

Abiquiu House Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $10.00
50% down at booking balance due 12 weeks before check in
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Tax Rate 6.5%
Notes children and additional guests have an extra fee to be negotiated
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Amenities

Abiquiu House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Fireplace ...
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Internet
Kitchen:
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Oven ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Microwave ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
    sauna - shower , it is a hot water shower to use after your sauna
  • the master bath is a tranquil beauty with a huge window and beautiful view of the mesa. it has a double sink walk in shower beautiful travatine with fossils and loads of towels! the guest bathroom has a washer dryer as well as a walk in shower the sauna shower has both hot and cold water and is a great way to prepare for your sauna in the beautiful and peaceful bath house
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size master bedroom has down quilts and handmade patchwork comforters. Mesquite flooring, kiva fireplace and walk in closet. There is an en suite bath with built in tub with spectacular views of the land preserve, two sinks on a handcrafted table, a walk in shower all tiled in travertine marble containing fossils. French doors lead to the eastern portal with views of the mountains. The guest bedroom offers a queen size bed, a full closet, a desk, en suite bath room with shower and a washer/dryer.In the DEN you'll find an extra day bed that sleeps two, a down filled sofa, a flat screen TV with basic satellite stations, Wifi, Skype, and books, guides for the area and board games.
Entertainment:
  • Stereo ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Books ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Television
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Barbecue
  • Wood Deck
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • live theater
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
  • horseback riding
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snowboarding
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • mountain biking
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • mountaineering
  • ski privileges optional
Notes:
The Great Room and the master bedroom have kiva fireplaces. The Eastern Portal has an outdoor fireplace/BBQ. Firewood is provided. Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer. A separate bath house contains a beautifully handcrafted sauna, with a serene sitting room with shower. A door leads to a second portal which enjoys a warm southern exposure all year round. The open floor plan of the great room contains the gourmet kitchen which is complete with a Viking range, an Asko dishwasher, country sink and butcher block counters. There is a separate pantry with microwave and fridge and all necessary kitchen utensils. All pine cabinets and doors are handcrafted by local artisans. The large east facing portal has a built in fireplace for BBQ and handcrafted bench and table and chairs for outdoor dining with spectacular sunrise and moonrise views.

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