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Wkly special. 2 KING suites, SEPT&OCT spacious/colorful adobe GEM walk PlAZA

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful spacious house, 2 KING suites plus queen in sep Office, (Sleeps 5-6)

JUST RE-LISTED !!! SANTA FE Eastside Gem – luxury in a classic adobe. A typical comment is that "you undersold Casa Alexander" Reviews are up to 2014; we had rentals through mid 2017 so suspended ad.

We have weekly specials from sept 9 and other weeks throughout September and October; best rates Saturday to Saturday. Just ask - as low as 199 per night. In addition to the two KINGS, we have a queen in office.

CASA ALEXANDER is the vacation home you hope you will find in Santa Fe, offering luxurious accommodations, location in the heart of the historic district and proximity to the Plaza, which is the hub of Santa Fe life.

From it’s colorful southwest furnishings and art to the incredible architectural details such as clerestory windows, corbel, posts and beam, nichos and bancos, vigas and, the gourmet kitchen will delight the chefs among you and the wrap-around courtyard with dining tables and chairs in three separate outdoor locations will offer you dining options in the shade or sun at any time of day. The two suites are located at opposite ends of the house and offer separate entrances for maximum privacy if two couples are sharing the house. Music lovers: the BOSE system with built-in speakers will delight you. Fireplace, 3 cable televisions and wireless internet will take care of your practical communication needs. There is a spacious office (with queen futon bed), desk and built in bookcases – if you must work. OWNER JUST ADDED GORGEOUS ITALIAN RED LEATHER SOFA AND LOVESEAT, with complementary Turkish rugs. Totally unusual in a vacation rental home.

There is ample parking, a food market and two wonderful coffee houses within two blocks; walk to a variety of restaurants for lunch or dinner and to the wonderful coffee houses, galleries and shops.

Mention that you found us on VRBO, and special New Mexico wine and appetizers await your arrival. Ask about our spa winter special. Ask about our special monthly prices. AND, we have a special San Miguel de Allende connection if you have an interest in going there!

GUESTS HAVE DESCRIBED THE HOUSE AS:

“beyond my wildest expectation”

'great location - we walked to restaurants at night and it felt like such a friendly and safe neighborhood; even had a market for that missing ingredient at the last minute'

“the ambiance, appointments and style reminds me of a previous rental in Tuscany-Santa Fe style”

“I can’t believe the luxury for the price”

“Santa Fe-REAL – understated and natural – I loved it”

“we return to Casa Alexander for a month each fall – our ‘home away from home’

Keywords: classic adobe

historic

eastside

colorful & beautiful

spacious

separate office

walk to everything

king suites

fireplaces

courtyards

lots of parking

More Details

Owner
MARI
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish, italian, come turkish and german
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 28, 2017

About MARI

Santa fe is a twin; it's twin, and official sister city is SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, MEXICO, where I also live. I go back and forth throughout the year, and have two halves of the perfect existence! After an international career based in Washington, DC, I wanted to spend time in santa fe for my retirement. When I purchased Casa Alexander, I had been looking for the perfect second home in Santa Fe, and viewed many over several months. I first saw Casa Alexander on a sunday afternoon, couldn't believe what a fabulous home it was, and had a contract on it by 8PM that night, as it had just come on the market. Casa Alexander is a quintessential classic adobe in the historic area of Santa Fe, within a short walk to everything - restaurants, galleries, museums and stores. It is larger at 1900 square feet than most homes in the historic area, and boasts incredible architecture in every room, including a gourmet kitchen, an extra offices, lovely santa fe design touches. In keeping with the character of the architecture and the great surrounding courtyard and ample parking, I added very southwestern art and furnishings, very colorful, which show off the architecture at its finest.

My idea of the perfect life is sojourning throughout the world which I have done on many occasions from one month to one year. And I frequently bring back many artifacts to put into Casa Alexander. And when I retire from my current PR-internet-based business, I will do much more. In the meantime, Santa Fe satisfies my yearnings for travel to interesting places - when I am not in SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Mexico.

MARI purchased this house in 2000

Why MARI chose Santa Fe

Santa Fe is this baby boomer's dream (not being an afficionado of a mono-season, the senior center or lots of old people, besides myself!) And if you are like me young-at-heart/mind/body and love adventurous activities - not the least of which is great skiing! come to Santa Fe. I love the people, the multi-cultures and the wonderful music and art.

What makes this house unique

Wonderful classic adobes features, so different from my life in DC, in the midst of a spacious 1900 square foot historic district home. Amenities include the gourmet kitchen, 3 wonderful courtyards, double office space, BOSE music system, wireless internet inside and out, spacious king suite,2-room queen suite and the close proximity to everything by foot. When I have guests, we have great privacy in that the two suites are on opposite ends of this one level home each with private entrances. Within two blocks there are two wonderful coffee/conversation houses, restaurants, a small local supermarket and restaurants as well as Canyon Road and a short stroll to the Plaza takes only 8 minutes. Casa ALexander is located on a quiet dead-end lane, and is very peaceful.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family stayed here again for New Years week, and we love its wonderful santa fe ambiance. This time there were 6 of us, but usually my husband and I come alone. Bright, full of santa fe charm.
Dec 2014
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Amenities

Historic Eastside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , luxurious lg bath w deep tub reg'r& European hand held showe
  • You will luxuriate in this lovely bathroom, with beautiful mahogany cabinets, marble counters, and large deep tub with European hand-held shower and regular shower. Windows to the lovely rear garden
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Office - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1) In luxurious and spacious king suite, wth en suite bath & sunken tub, library and TV, and private patio. Queen size Beds (2) In suite with separate entrance, spacious and comfortable with private entrance to front outside seating area. Second queen bed in separate office, Twin or Single Beds (2) FUTON & QUEEN AIRBED, Baby Cribs (1) ask ahead, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) raised queen air beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • 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
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Wkly special. 2 KING suites, SEPT&OCT spacious/colorful adobe GEM walk PlAZA
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Burlington, VT
5

Solitude in the Heart of Historic Santa Fe

  • 5 of 5

Found my permanent “home away from home,” for my frequent visits to Santa Fe. Colorful, spacious, quiet with just the right touch of Santa Fe architecture and design. I travel alone, but would be a great home for two couples with two very separate suites. I especially appreciate the large king suite, with its spacious bathroom, extensive collection of books, television and private patio. In Santa Fe’s year round sun, the lovely courtyards provide me necessary solitude since I am coming to get away from the “noise” of big city life. I can't imagine staying anywhere else when I'm in lovely Santa Fe.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Louis, MO
5

Case Alexander

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, spacious and comfortable, and walking distance to everything. If you want a home in the historic eastside of santa fe, this is a gem!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

an adventure but living in peace surrounded by the beauty of historic Santa Fe

  • 5 of 5

Casa Alexander is my top choice home to stay when I am in santa fe. It gives me all the uniqueness that is santa fe - architecture, design touches, color and SPACE. From the separate office to the gourmet kitchen to the lovely outdoor space - coffee in the shade outside the master suite in the morning, to cocktails under the awning on the eastside in the evening, and roasted corn on the gas grill at night! Every amenity is provided by the gracious owner. And I love that I can abandon the car for the whole visit. I have stayed here several times and look forward to my next visit. I love to stay alone, but have plenty of space for visitors.

Bill

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eugene, Oregon
5

The best vacation rental I have stayed in since Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

Travelled all over the world staying in vacation rental homes, and this ranks with the best of them. Colorful and spacious furnishings and design, with all the expected santa fe architectural features. The large separate office actually serves as a third bedroom if needed with a queen futon. Two other workspaces worked for the three of us, each needing to work while in santa fe! One of us is a gourmet cook and loved the "gourmand's kitchen" The king suite is huge, and so charming with its own private outdoor space with bistro table for morning coffee. Two other courtyard areas were great, ,even though it was winter, we used the gas grill and even had lunch outside during all the sunny days that New Mexico is famous for. Not to forget that we could walk to everything - close to the Plaza. We have already booked a week in summer and a month next year. All practical amenities were there - flat screen tv/s, WIFI, laundry, lots of parking, gas grill, courtyard etc. etc. You can't miss with this beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
santa fe airport SAF is closest 8 MILE -ABQ AP 55
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
many
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
public and private
Nearest Train
1 Miles
santa fe train station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I 25
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
many within EASY walk
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
santa fe ski area TAOS is 65 miles
Car: not necessary

Culture, galleries, museums, world-class restaurants abound in this popular US and worldwide resort. The mountains look like you can touch them and everywhere you walk around Casa Alexander, they are in your view

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Pet Fee $70

Thanksgiving week is an exception to the winter prices; it is 1,799 (see below).

Generally, weekly rentals are taken for 5-7 nights between Saturdays; some exception to this is possible

Monthly rentals consists of 28 nights usually from a saturday to a saturday (but there are some months where we can do 30 nights)

THANKSGIVING WEEK IS AN EXCEPTION TO THE WINTER RATES:weekly rate is 1799; 5 nights are for 299 per night and 4 nights can be had at another of our homes for 299 per night

Security deposit taken on monthly rentals only

Rates are not firm until reservation made. Half payment upon reservation; half on arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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