|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
True cabin built in 1960 with solid wood flooring and walls . . . Spectacular views of the mountains, Sierra Blanca in particular from high level deck . . . Original decor but outfitted with 21st century conveniences: Flat screen TV, DirectTV network, all kitchen and bath amenities, There is no internet on site; lovely internet cafe one mile down the hill. Ceiling fans in every room; AC unit in kitchen. Gas heat throughout cabin. Totally isolated, gravel road entrance--yet 5 minutes from downtown Village of Ruidoso, 10 minutes from 3 casinos and racetrack.
Golf/Skiing: Inn of the Mountain Gods championship golf course one of top 35 courses in United States (Golf Digest);
Links at Sierra Blanca-- in top 100 links courses in United States (Golf Digest);
Cree Meadows--affordable 18 hole course - all within 10 minutes of cabin.
Ski Apache--15 minutes from property, Open Thanksgiving to May, 12,000 feet--great skiing,bunny slopes and Olympic runs!
Access, Weather, and Wildlife: (Cool)
Cabin is set at 7500 feet, which averages about 8 degrees cooler in the summer from downtown, and 15 degrees cooler than the El Paso/Albuquerque/Lubbock southwest! Visitors from the Dallas or Houston area will notice that while Sandy's Place is in the mountains, it still carries LOW humidity.
Sandy's Cottage is easily accessed from US 70 through downtown Ruidoso, New Mexico--yet retains it's quiet charm off a gravel access road that accommodates two full-time residences and this home. Easy accessibility in spring, summer, and fall by any vehicle: winter months might require 4-wheel drive depending on conditions.
Deer, raccoons, elk (sometimes), and bear daily attractions: Sandy's Cottage has two deer troughs--some female deers will eat out of your hand!
To our guests: Sandy's Cottage is a quiet cabin retreat in the mountains of Ruidoso, New Mexico. We are looking for visitors that will respect the environs and the full-time neighbors that live in the area. If you are looking for a quiet spot to enjoy the cool air, the native wildlife, yet accessibility to shopping/casinos (3), racetrack, golf, and over 25 restaurants all within ten minutes from Sandy's Cottage--then, Sandy's Cottage is for you. Pets: Sandy's Cottage will accept small pets (cats, dogs). Rentor(s) are responsible for clean ups or any damage done to Sandy's Cottage as a result. Curfew: We ask that all rentors respect a midnight 'curfew' as far as outdoor activities at Sandy's Cottage to respect the other neighbors that live adjacent. Smoking: There is no smoking in Sandy's Place, or outside on the deck The latter is a Village of Ruidoso ordinance.
Professor of Music 32 years, University of Texas at El Paso; musician with El Paso Symphony and El Paso Opera, 32 years;
Married to Sandra Marie White
Larry and Sandra White purchased this cabin in 1999
Location, location, location!
Spectacular view . . . huge fireplace . . . solid log cabin built in 1960 . . . lots of wildlife
Quiet location off of gravel drive yet 10-15 minutes from downtown, Wal-mart, 3 casinos, skiing, golfing, hiking
Cool pines in 7500 ft mountains . . . 5 minutes from downtown . . . 10 minutes from casino and racetrack . . . totally isolated 960 sq ft. cabin accessed by gravel road . . . deer, elk, raccoons, visit daily . . . deck, view of mountains
2 1/2 hours from El Paso and Albuquerque
Other Activities: deer trough feeding
Golf: Inn of the Mountain Gods championship golf course one of top 35 courses in United States (Golf Digest)
Links at Sierra Blanca-- in top 100 links courses in United States (Golf Digest)
Cree Meadows--affordable 18 hole course
all within 10 minutes of cabin
Ski: Ski Apache--15 minutes from property
Open Thanksgiving to May
12,000 feet--great skiing,bunny slopes and olympic runs
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Housekeeping||$70 + Tax|
|Refundable damage deposit||$49|
Rates subject to change
Owner will negotiate longer rental stays and prices
Holidays (Thanskgiving, Spring Break, All-America Futurity, etc.) at Peak Seasonal rates
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.