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Casa Bella, luxury adobe home, hot tub, stream, pool, tennis, skiing

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

4 bedroom, 4 bath, sleeps 10 + guest house sleeps 4

'Casa Bella' a Luxury, upscale custom built adobe home of 3,000 square feet + optional 550 square ft. guest house can be rented in addition. Semi private setting in prestigious Los Altos has private hot tub and access to clubhouse pool, tennis and steam room. Located half way between Taos Ski Valley and the charming village of Taos, NM - '8' miles either way and '1' mile from the quaint village of Arroyo Seco with shops & eateries. Private treed and landscaped yard with flagstone patio, mountain stream and gorgeous mountain views. Gourmet kitchen has Wolf oven range and is well stocked with cook ware, bake ware and table ware. Two master King bedrooms and additional Den bedroom with King means 3 couples in Kings and 4th couple in Queen bedroom. The 400 square foot luxury bathroom has private commode/bidet room and massage room, jacuzzi tub and separate 2 person shower. This wonderful vacation home comes equipped with Satellite TV and Wi-Fi high speed internet access.

Descriptive intro: Casa Bella, a luxury adobe view home, in the beautiful Los Altos community of Taos, New Mexico located just off Taos Ski Valley Road offering an eclectic feeling of Southwest / French Country Charm with romantic arches, tasteful furnishings, large country kitchen & radiant floor heat. Casa Bella provides 4 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms and sleeps 10 people (with the optional casita - guest house - and special arrangements can sleep 14 guests - including children - in 10 separate beds including 1 Queen sleeper sofa and children's protable foam futons).

A very private, landscaped yard with lush grass, babbling stream, hammock, huge willow and pine trees, wild flowers and montain views sends guests home refreshed and fulfilled and the luxury master suite makes Casa Bella a Honeymoon favorite.

Amenities: Amenities include a recently remodeled and well equipped gourmet kitchen with knotty alder cupboards and granite counters, a Wolf oven/range. For entertainment guests have access to 3 satellite TV's with 31 continuous play music channels and many free movie channels, CD and DVD players and private hot tub with starry night skies. The full laundry with washer / dryer means you can pack less clothes and travel light.

Also rare and unique to Taos, Casa Bella comes equipped with an efficient and central evaporative cooling system that functions in desert climates only. Those who have never experienced 'evaporative cooling' as a form of air-conditioning are in for a real treat.

For larger groups: Casita Bella, a full 'studio guest house' is perfect for 2 and can sleep 4. Full kitchen and laundry, Satellite TV, stream, patio, garage, deck and private hot tub, high speed Internet. Can be rented separately or with Casa Bella for large groups. When rented with the main house there are 3 master bedrooms.

More Details

Paulette Jacobs
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english, spanish
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

And to your grand & spacious premises, your pleasant restful grounds with birds galore, the brook that babbled, the fullyequipped and organized kitchen, the mountain vista, attendent sunrise & sunsset, the evening of lightening display and brilliant stars, proximity to shops, arts and great eats. Our mini reunion bacame a magnificant vacation.
Mar 2008
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Arroyo Seco House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • River
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , bidet , Her bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , His bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , Shares with bedroom 4
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , Shares with bedroom 3
  • 400 square foot luxury bathroom with separate massage room with massage table and separate commode/bidet room. Mountain views.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , King or 2 Twins
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , King memory foam + Queen Sleeper
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King Memory Foam Mattress
  • King brass bed, Luxury bath for 'her' separate shower bath for 'him', mountain views. Crib and porta crib available to move to any room.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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Casa Bella, luxury adobe home, hot tub, stream, pool, tennis, skiing
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 8 reviews

Great Taos Get away!

  • 5 of 5

Location was great and very private. Wife and I played tennis and utilized the pool. The Casita was darling and offered everything that we needed with easy access to town and the ski area. Will definitely return soon.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guest from Steamboat Springs, CO, Appreciative guests are a treasure and we certainly appreciate your time and your kind review. We are happy to know that Casita Bella was a part of your happy vacation experience. We look forward to seeing you again, soon! psj:)
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Austin, Texas

Wonderful Spring Trip with Family and Friends!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Bella Compound was the perfect place for all three of our family to have plenty of privacy and come together for our meals and fun memorable times. The convenience of getting the kids to ski school is at the top of our list. In less than 15 minutes we could be on the mountain. Arroyo Seco is a few minutes away and the kids enjoyed the ice cream shop. We will come back for sure!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anonymous, Thank you for taking the time to send a glowingly lovely review! It is satisfied guests such as yourselves and your extended family that make our buttons pop. :) We look forward to your return! Wishing you all the best........ PSJ
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Tucson, AZ

Stunning Casa Bella Luxury Home in Taos

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at Casa Bella in Taos, NM. It was a fabulous vacation for our family of 9. The house was absolutely beautiful. Well stocked in the kitchen with every convenience you could imagine and enough towels in all the bathrooms to accomodate a large group of people. It was very clean and well-maintained. The bedrooms were perfect for having two seperate master bedrooms where you could have your own space if needed. The stream in back was such an added bonus, and the new full porch on the back of the house was absolutely wonderful for family gatherings. We ate on the back porch every morning and every night. The caretaker was so helpful and the mangement team provided wonderful customer service from the moment we inquired about the home, through the booking and staying of our vacation. We would absolutely recommend this luxury home! If you are looking for a warm feeling place to relax and regroup after a busy day shopping, hiking, swimming and many other things to do in the area, than this is the place for you. Easy access to Taos and Taos Ski Valley and yet you feel removed from the hustle and bustle of city life. Some things we would also recommend to do were: Taos Ski Valley for hiking or riding the ski lift chairs to the top of the mountain (and some of the best hot chocolate we have ever tasted at the Hot Chocolate Experts); the Rio Grande Gorge; Taos shopping at the main square; a wonderful toy store called the "Toy Store" with a fabulous playgound in back for kids to play called the Twirl (this is in the back of the main square); visiting the Taos Pueblo; eating at the Gorge and La Cueva Mexican (both in the heart of old Taos)- we had great food at both places, and right down the street in Arroyo Seco is a scrumptious place for breakfast or lunch or just ice cream called Taos Cow; cute little stores in Arroy Seco too; and also a wonderful grocery store called Cid's where you will find great quality food and nice prices.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, TX

We will be back!

  • 5 of 5

We rented both Casa Bella and Casita Bella for the 4th of July week. Outstanding. Easily accomodated all 5 couples, great outdoor retreat, and quick access to Taos.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lookeba, OK

Casa Bella Rocks!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week in Casa Bella Compound with 12 family members. We were very pleased with the accommodations and especially the location, being a short drive from Taos and the Ski Valley. Every convenience imaginable is provided from kitchen to living room to bedroom to bathroom. The new deck is a great addition as we spent the bulk of our time on it, both day and night. We will plan to stay in Casa Bella every time we return to Taos to visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time in Taos

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful few days at your house, the main house is very pleasant and big enough for all of us to gather together, was a wonderful reunion over the 4th. Had a wonderful time, love Taos, hope to go back soon. The casita unit was disappointing and not what we expected, but we made do as the rest of the property is great. Would love to come again and just not use the casita.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2011
  • Stayed: July 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Other Activities: River rafting, exploring ancient Indian ruins, casino

Ski: In prime location of prestigeous Los Altos, half way between Taos Ski Valley and Village of Taos, NM (8 miles either direction) for activities, entertainment, exploring, shopping, etc. A world class ski mountain with runs from beginners to double diamond experts, TSV offers ample runs for all abilities. Don't let the 'expert comments' scare you away as they try to disuade beginners from their turf. TSV has been rated #1 Ski School in the US 15 years in a row.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $215

2 night stays are only considered last minute (within 7 days of arrival) Additional pet fees of $15/night for 1 dog and $25/night for 2 dogs will apply.

50% deposit by check. Balance due 30 days before arrival (60 days for Christnas, New Year, Thanksgiving and Spring Break) Check, Master Card or Visa

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.