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Rent (with rates adjusted $175-$275/night or weekly or monthly rate) as a one, two or (with the twin in a room adjoining the king) three bedroom. Two couples? Three singles? A couple and two singles? Comfortable for all sorts of combinations.
Just before New Year 2010, the Biscochito House was recreated from an artist couple's residence and gallery into an ideal vacation residence only 3 short blocks from Santa Fe's downtown Plaza. And it just gets better every year. Quality and attention have been placed into every detail of comfort, convenience and pleasure, pairing with the quiet, private and historic neighborhood for guest hospitality.
One bedroom has a gorgeous queen bed, leather arm chair, antique bureau and excellent closet space. The romantic second bedroom with king bed also has tasteful appeal with complementary furnishings and museum-collected artwork. Adjoining the king bedroom is a jewel-like twin bedroom with hand-painted armoir and small TV to create a total of 3 separate sleeping beds or a spot for a nap. Fresh with fluffy towels and stunning tile, the Jack 'n Jill bathroom between the queen and king bedrooms offers a tub/shower. The house sleeps 4 (or 5 considered).
The light-filled open living room and dining room design invite at-home relaxation with adjustable mood lighting. Up to 6 chairs fit around a long country-style dining table and there is a convenient desk for laptop use with a standing lamp. Watch a movie on the 32' Preferred Cable//DVD flat screen TV or - depending on the season - swing on the front portal porch swing, stretch out on the lounge chair by the grapevines while food is browning on the back patio barbecue, or gaze into the crackling wood burning brick fireplace. Ahhh - the fragrance of pinon - your first log set-up is free!
The kitchen has everything you need - gas stove/oven, microwave, full-sized refrigerator, D/W plus coffeepot (and complimentary specialty welcome coffee), toaster, blender, colorful plates, wine goblets, and - yes - a full set of stainless pots and pans, cutlery ... it's all there! And a full-size washer and dryer (W/D) with laundry supplies, too.
Park your car safely beside the house. In fact, park 2-3 cars, if need-be. You may be driving off for day trips, but otherwise, those cars might just sit there while you walk to fabulous nearby restaurants, the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum (2 blocks), Fine Art Museum or New Mexico History Museum 3 blocks), or for groceries or movies or performances at The Lensic or to attend an event at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center just up the street (one block).
Other amenities: Free high-speed wifi, A/C in bedrooms and kitchen that cools the house nicely augmented by ceiling fan and portables for heatwaves. Assistance with planning and recommendations (especially for restaurants, museums and music) by the owner/manager - a professional and resident in Santa Fe for 35 years. Exceptional and timely massage available by a Nationally Certified massage therapist (your hostess!) makes your vacation a retreat or enjoy a private artist studio tour by arrangement. (see art tabs at http://www.victoria-rogers.com). Guesthouse available for rental for 2 additional guests.
Keywords: House, Casita, Two Bedroom, Three Bedroom, House with Guesthouse, Vacation Rental, Plaza, Downtown, Walking Distance, Santa Fe Plaza, Offstreet Parking, Private, Quiet, Garden, Patio, Clean, Fully-Equipped, Fireplace, Private Home, Biscochito House, Massage Retreat, Family, Accommodations, Pets, Near Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Near O'Keeffe Museum
Victoria Rogers owns and manages her properties finding usefulness for a lifetime of professional experiences, too many and numerous to mention (see http://www.victoria-rogers.com)! Bringing beauty to the environment, love to the people and happiness to the experience is her specialty, and meeting guests who expect less but get so much more gives her pleasure. She was entranced by New Mexico in 1979 and since then, has had a romance with the land and the culture that is wonderful to share with new discoverers of the region. Her photography is permanently archived at the New Mexico Museum of Art. In April 2011, her book 'Santa Fe's Historic McKenzie Neighborhood' was published with history and original artwork of the architecture of the area where the casita is located. Victoria is also a jazz concert presenter in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Taos. Ask about the concert schedule!
As an artist, I felt fortunate to have such a wonderful downtown lifestyle living in this house in the midst of the history and new cultural offerings in Santa Fe. When the time came to move elsewhere for more studio space, I enjoyed the creative opportunity to make a special home for visitors to have this unique experience. Since the sweet guesthouse had already been named the Biscochito Holiday Casita, I called this the Biscochito House. The biscochito is New Mexico's State Cookie, served for special occasions!
Walking into town for a stroll on a Summer's eve or when snowflakes are falling, spontaneously stopping into a cafe for delicious New Mexican cuisine just a couple of blocks away, snuggling up in the living room in front of the fabulous fireplace while fragrant pinon is burning, relaxing on the porch swing, listening to the quiet during siesta or at bedtime, not having to get parking when going to a nearby museum, restaurant or performance. Finding out about Santa Fe and receiving a massage from the owner (a retired RN in private massage therapy practice more than 16 years).
Incredible restaurants ( local favorites list provided), top-notch museums (Georgia O’Keeffe, New Mexico Museum of Art, Museum of International Folk Art, Wheelwright Museum, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, the wonderful new New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe Children’s Museum, Palace of the Governors), art galleries on Canyon Road or contemporary galleries on Guadalupe or Railyard Space, performance arts (Santa Fe Opera, Chamber Music Festival, Lensic Performing Arts Center, and much more!) the International Balloon Festival (day-trip to Albuquerque), Indian Market, Spanish Market, and outdoor recreation from skiing at the Santa Fe Ski Basin to hiking to Tent Rocks or Bandelier National Monument or bicycling the trails or through the mountains. Train rides on the double-decker Railrunner. Limitless entertainment or relax in your casita with an exceptional massage by a your hostess - a highly experienced and Nationally Certified massage therapist (see Massage at www.biscochitoholidaycasita.com or www.victoria-rogers.com).
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