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Ralph Steele

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

Downtown, Charming, Cozy, & Quiet: Eastside in the Historical District

21 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Santa Fe Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3)

This unique and popular Adobe building, one queen and single bedroom with feather bed; located on the eastside of town; one block from Historic Canyon Road Art District. This secluded, cozy little house offers a perfect getaway. No automobile is necessary, arrangements can be made for transport to and from the airport; private parking, huge trees, fenced yard with a flower garden. Walking distance to elegant dinning, two blocks from the Historic Plaza. Wood & Stone floors; gas & electric heating. Security lights; appropriate for environmentally sensitive people; excellent for two students, singles, couples. This is a smoke free zone. This property is not ADA (American Disability Act) approved, the building layout is unsuitable for persons with disabilities.


This address is a compound with several other suites that are businesses only. It includes a hair salon; aroma therapy store, and a health center that provides individual services, classes and programs in---yoga, massage, acupuncture, ayurvedic medicine, as well as interactive meditation based treatments for stress and pain management.


Santa Fe's Opera season is world class. The venue is designed as an open-air performance space, with the Sangre de Cristo mountains as backdrop. Internationally acclaimed artists offer everything from Mozart to Modern.

The tailgate picnics are as much a part of this Santa Fe tradition as the amazing sun sets.

Santa Fe The City Different

Just one-block away is the Cathedral which is a part of the oldest archdiocese in America; the mysterious Loretto Chapel that features a winding staircase that was put together with a hammer and saw as the only tools; the city offers several museums each with its own special collection; we have over two hundred art galleries in a city with a population under 75,000; dinning is at its best just minutes away; hiking to Geronimo's Cave and bathing at hot springs with at least five different mineral waters is only a short drive away, as well as enjoying the landscape of famous artist Georgia O'Keefe; several yoga and dance studios; world class science lectures at the Santa Fe Institute, and at anyone of our four colleges; three major health food stores within 15 minutes; this address is in the heart of Santa Fe, but is very secluded.

Keywords: Cottage

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  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ralph Steele (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

About Ralph Steele

We are healthcare professionals that use this rental for our out of town guest.

Ralph Steele purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Ralph Steele chose New Mexico

Excellent location...walking to meet the majority of your needs.

What makes this cottage unique

Our office Life Transition Therapy is next door; which provides various healthcare: Stress Management, massage, acupuncture, meditation.


based on 21 traveler reviews

Downtown, Charming, Cozy, & Quiet: Eastside in the Historical District
average rating of 4.4761906 based on 21 reviews

Santa Fe Casita

  • 5 of 5

This casita is quite lovely and the owners were very responsive to needs and questions about the house and about Santa Fe. Two of us shared the house and we occasionally had friends over to share meals.The living areas outside the bedrooms were welcoming and held lots of good times and laughter. It was wonderful to be able to open window and feel the cool morning air.

Its a great way to have a hideaway in downtown Santa Fe.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2009
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: to create a home away from your home give us warm feelings.........Thank You
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7 2

A cozy casita close to the plaza and lots more

  • 3 of 5

Not very large but very quiet and convenient. The owner is personable and helpful. The bed was quite fine except a bit soft for us.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice and ideal for in toon

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this rental. Our landlord did everything to make our stay enjoyable. I would recommend this location to anyone one wishing to stay in Santa Fe.

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Evergreen, Colorado

Convenient Location at Reasonable Price

  • 4 of 5

The Delgado Street residence takes some getting used to but grows on you after a while. The location, near Canyon Road and the Plaza, is great for walking to a variety of museums, shops and restaurants. Off street parking is very handy. The owners are definitely responsive to questions, met us on the day we arrived and checked with us halfway through our stay to see if we needed anything. Lovely art works adorn many walls of the cozy home. The shower has plenty of very hot water, but be careful that no one opens a cold water faucet in the bathroom sink while someone else is taking a shower. That reduces cold water to the shower, making it way too hot until the mix is re-adjusted. We especially appreciated the non-slip surface on the bottom of the shower enclosure (a full sized tub). If you arrive during cold weather, you should check right away that the heaters (gas in dining room, electric baseboard in lower level) are turned up. The provided portable electric heater is especially needed in the bathroom, which has no heater itself. The metal cabinet of the toaster oven in the kitchen gets very hot while the oven is on, so don't place anything on top of the toaster oven while it's in use. Overall, the combination of great location and reasonable price is probably hard to beat in Santa Fe.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice place and very convenient to the SF plaza.

  • 5 of 5

The casita was perfect for my son and I. we had our own rooms on separate levels which worked well. It was spacious and very clean and well equipped for our ski and Santa Fe plaza vacation. I will use it again in the future. The owners checked in on us to see if we needed anything or the heat adjusted which we did not. Nice place and great price. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Albuquerque, NM

Just what I needed!

  • 5 of 5

Ralph and Sabina were excellent hosts who were kind, professional, and responsive whenever I had questions about the unit or just about Santa Fe. The apartment is not overly fancy, but it's clean, cozy and charming. I was there for 2 nights to attend a workshop in Santa Fe, so I was glad to have my own little kitchen where I could prepare my healthy breakfasts and pack lunches before I left for the day. I would definitely stay there again! But I would only bring one other friend (maybe 2 if they were a very close friend) since the place is a cozy! Thank you to my wonderful hosts.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Albuquerque International
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate-25 (I-25)
Car: not necessary

Other Activities: shopping, wellness treatments, yoga and meditation

Golf: Six public golf courses within 30 minutes driving, including a Robert Trent Jones design. Because of the elevation 7,000 to 5,000 the views will speak to you as well as the courses.

Ski: Santa Fe Ski slopes are just 20 minutes away and include: downhill, snowboarding, and Nordic skiing. Nordic skiing trails in the surrounding area are within one-hour drive,some of these trails include access to hot springs. If you are real lover of the this sport, just two hours away, is the Nordic capital of the southwestern states. Taos Ski is a world class downhill area,that's within 1.5 hours drive. Finally, snow shoeing is at its best in the Santa Fe National Forest within 20 minutes drive.


Rates & Availability

Santa Fe Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $70 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 8.47%

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Santa Fe Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 840 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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