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Casita in Mountain Setting w/views-pool,close to ski,opera & town!

35 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights


Santa Fe Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps up to 5

Enjoy privacy and comfort in this spacious Pueblo Encantado, 2 bdrm/2 bath adobe-style home located in Tesuque,just 12 min. from the plaza in Santa Fe.Enter the light filled 1st level-living room with KIVA fireplace, 40 in flat screen TV and access to private patio with BBQ and master bedroom with king bed and bath with its own KIVA fireplace and patio.The 2nd level features a new well-equipped kitchen w/dining area, a 2nd bedroom with king (or 2 twins) bed with adjoining bath and washer/dryer.This home's exceptional location will allow you to experience the best of both worlds; the natural beauty and recreational opportunities of the New Mexico landscape and the cultural amenities of nearby Santa Fe. Santa Fe Plaza is just 8 miles away and the acclaimed Santa Fe Opera within 3 miles.Across the street from the acclaimed Four Seasons Rancho Encantado with acclaimed fine dining and relaxing spa. Taos, Bandelier National Monument, the landscapes that inspired Georgia O’Keefe are approx, 60 minutes away though the exquisite high desert landscape.Or, choose to relax and enjoy the mt. views poolside in summer. A short drive to the Santa Fe Ski Basin for winter fun!

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Shelley Goldman
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 26, 2016
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About Shelley Goldman

I always loved vacationing in New Mexico. For over 15 years i spent one of my vacations exploring this beautiful state. It has so much to offer.

Shelley Goldman purchased this condo in 2007

Why Shelley Goldman chose New Mexico

For many years I dreamed of owning a property in New Mexico. Of all the beautiful places I visited in New Mexico, I chose the Tesuque, Santa Fe location. I stayed in this condo on one of my vacations as a rental. I found out is was for sale. Something felt right to me. Maybe it was the rainbow that I saw from my front patio my last day there. The location was perfect - close to Santa Fe but not in Santa Fe. I could take advantage of everything Santa Fe had to offer but also enjoy the quiet an beauty of the landscape. I made an offer two weeks after my return to my life in New York. It took a couple of months but soon enough it was mine!

What makes this condo unique

Location. location, location and nice pool!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loved the condo,weather,beautiful views. Ate and relaxed on patio - good movie selections too! Ten Thousand Waves spa was perfect. Shopping in Santa Fe was great. Condo was fully equipped and perfect for two couples. Thanks for a great get-a-way!
May 2013
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Casita in Mountain Setting w/views-pool,close to ski,opera & town!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 54 reviews
Lake Fork, Texas

Lovely Casita in a perfect location...

  • 5 of 5

We vacationed 9/6 - 9/12/2016 in this casita located on the outskirts of Santa Fe - about 10-15 minutes from the downtown "Plaza". It is equipped with all the conveniences of home. Loved the southwest decor - 2 kiva's (one in family room, other in master bedroom). Unfortunately it wasn't cold enough to use the kiva's - maybe next time! Very large patio to enjoy a nice and relaxing evening after a busy day of sight-seeing and shopping. The community heated pool was a very nice "plus". We definitely recommend this casita to anyone who is interested in vacationing in Santa Fe. If you want to stay in a place that is close to everything, but yet far enough away from traffic and noise to be able to relax and soak in the beauty of your surroundings, then this casita is perfect for you!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay! Please return soon!
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Tesuque Condo: Cozy, Convenient and Charming

  • 4 of 5

This 2-bedroom, 2-bath casita was just what we had hoped for: comfortable beds, tasteful decor, a beautiful view, a nice kitchen, and a convenient location--within a ten-minute drive of the Santa Fe Plaza. In addition, this location allows quick access to the highways that connect to many scenic and historic places in Northern New Mexico such as Taos, the Jemez Mountains, Abiquiu, and more. Shelley, the owner, is easy to work with and she provided a binder full of helpful information about nearby restaurants and activities.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect stay for the Opera

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location....less than 10 minutes to the opera or 10 minutes to downtown Santa Fe. Nice 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit with privacy for both.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Suitable for two couples: interior needs refreshing.

  • 2 of 5

The property lived up to it's description. A lovely site, nice outdoor terrace and in a good location if you are attending the Santa Fe Opera.

We found the property to be somewhat 'dated' and needing refreshing. Linens, Towels and the like should be replaced; and the furniture should be reupholstered in our opinion. An old TV in the living room should be removed as there is a newer flat screen tv. We needed to split the king bed into two twins, and in moving the furniture we realized the rug was not clean, a vacuum cleaner is on property and we thoughly cleaned both bedrooms. The tile work in the shower needs to have the grout redone, and rust removed from the drain in the downstairs bathroom.

If the changes we mentioned are done we would consider renting this condo again next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Peter I will look into the items you listed during my visit next month and also have notified my housekeeper. I am sorry you had to split beds as typically my housekeeper would do that had I known in advance. This is my first critical review in over 7 years as you can observe from other postings. You can be sure that I will take it seriously and consider your comments to improve all my guest's experience.
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A Wonderful Sister's Week in Santa Fe!

  • 5 of 5

We (3 sisters) rented this property the 3rd week in June for a sister's week. What a wonderful time we had! We were looking for a rental that provided easy access to both Santa Fe and Taos and located in a quiet area. This house was a perfect location for us! We found the house to be clean, attractive and nicely stocked for our week's stay. The kitchen was equipped with everything needed to prepare and enjoy evening meals together. We especially enjoyed our quiet evenings relaxing on the patio watching the moon rise overhead. The pool provided a welcomed relief from our full days of shopping, hiking and balloon riding! Some additional benefits were having Four Seasons across the road, a wonderful neighborhood restaurant nearby, and the Tequesne Flea Market just down the road. We had a fabulous time and would highly recommend this rental!

Sarece Siegle

June 18-25, 2016

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Terrific experience at this property

  • 5 of 5

We (my husband and I and our two teenaged daughters) had a terrific stay at this property. We have rented several condos in the past; this one was probably one of the most well-stocked we've seen. The property itself is lovely and well-maintained; the pool area was immaculate and enjoyed by the entire family. While the condo development is away from downtown, it wasn't too far away--we felt that we had the best of both worlds: quiet plus near enough to local attractions.

The owner took the time to personally answer questions we had about sightseeing, and was really wonderful to work with. We would not hesitate to recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Santa Fe
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
tesuque village market
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Buffalo Thunder resort
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Santa Fe Road Runner
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
santa fe ski basin
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Santa Fe Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2016
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years Holiday
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak Season 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $120
Refundable damage deposit $150
Administrative Fee $30

Thanksgiving holiday Nov 20 through Nov 27 2016 $200 per nite and $1,200 per wk.. Minimum 5 nights.
Christmas/New Years Dec 21 2016 to Jan 4, 2016 $210 per nite $1,350 per wk. Minimum 5 night.

50% deposit due on booking. Tax is included in rental rate.
Balance, cleaning fee and security deposit of $150 due 30 days before arrival.
There will be a $30 administrative administrative fee for online booking.

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Santa Fe Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1360 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master - 1 king , or 2 twins
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , can be either one
    Living Room - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size sofa bed
  • Second bdrm can be set up as king or two twins.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • 2 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Pool on property wireless Internet at condo an pool new Sony Bravia 40 inch Flat Screen in living room heated outdoor pool open by memorial day and through mid- October (weather permitting) long distance phone block-bring cell or phone card, local calls OK

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