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This charming 1 bedroom 1 bath cottage sits just outside the city limit, making it quiet and private, yet it is less than a mile straight down the street to the historic downtown. The house is one of three homes that sit on about two acres. It was extensively remodeled in the summer of 2012. The house is about 700 SF. It has oak hardwood floors, a completely redone bath, and a full kitchen. There are beautiful views from the property, overlooking downtown and the nearby mountains of the Gila and the Black Range. The Market street trailhead is a five minute walk up the hill, which leads to miles of open space hiking and mountain biking trails through an area of old mines, including one where the adventurous can enter an underground chamber that leads to tunnels going deep into the hillside.
The house backs up to a wooded arroyo where a family of quail lives, and deer regularly wander by and through the property. At night the place is dark and quiet, with the Milky Way visible from the front porch.
Western New Mexico University and the county courthouse are also less than a mile away.
The owners are a couple who live on the property in one of the houses. He is a retired lawyer who lived and traveled all over the world as a child, whose hobbies include playing music and exploring the area around Silver City. She is a child development expert who evaluates schools around the state. She is also a talented artist, who also enjoys exploring around Silver City.
Gloria Harwood purchased this cottage in 1997
The owners purchased this property because of the size of the land (2 acres), its country-like setting close to downtown, and its views.
The location of the property offers the tranquility and seclusion of being in the country, yet it is less than a mile from Silver City's main attractions.
Silver City is located at 6000 feet at the edge of the Gila forest. It is known for its art galleries and restaurants. A wide range of outdoor activities are available, including mountain biking, birding, spelunking in a nearby mine cavern, hiking, hunting, rock climbing, horseback riding, etc. Tennis courts are .3 miles away at the university, and the town has a golf course. The property is the last house at the edge of town and is located on a hillside with views of the city and mountains. Because of its location, it is secluded and quiet even though it is only 9/10 of a mile straight down the street to the historic downtown. The property is also the closest house to the Market St. trailhead (4/10 mi.) which leads into an extensive system of public hiking and biking trails on Boston Hill, an old mining area where the adventurous can even follow tunnels underground into the old mines. The university also has a museum featuring a fabulous collection of ancient Mimbres pottery, and the Silver City museum located in a historic home downtown has changing exhibits on the town's history, as well as a great gift shop. Several shops downtown feature antiques, and there are numerous art galleries and many fine restaurants to choose from.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.