|Minimum Stay||4 - 5 nights|
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It is always best to call Jim about dates or rates @ 505-450-1842. If the Pool House is booked for your dates we have another 3000 sq ft rental called the Game Room House which you can see at Homeaway.com/204509. Fun and cozy rustic home located in the North Valley close to the Balloon Fiesta Park, just up the street from the Convention Center and only a few miles from Sandia Casino and Golf Course. From May 1st to Septmeber 30th enjoy the clean in-ground pool! Year round is a large hot tub great for relaxing after busy day. Property is completely fenced with an automatic gate for security and privacy. Driveway can accommodate 4 vehicles or two with trailers. Street parking in front of home with electric available can accommodate any size RV. Front park like yard is relaxing and a great place to enjoy a meal outside or BBQ on the grill. Pool and hot tub are private and snuggled between main house and the pool/guest house. Pool has a deep end and is heated when needed. Pool house is included in the rental and has a full bath, queen bed and kitchen.
Great property for Families, Vacations, Movie Crews, Team Sports, Reunions, Family Holiday Get-Together and more!
Please read the rate section as this website headline only shows a nightly rate and does not show the true fee. Thanks!
I am a retired firefighter for the City of Albuquerque, Realtor, avid outdoorsman and love to travel to places where I can spearfish and enjoy the ocean. This photo is of a King Salmon from Bodega Bay CA.
Jim Summers - Albuquerque purchased this house in 2001
We started renting vacation homes over 14 years ago in Bodega Bay, CA and have been hooked ever since. The amount of money we saved by cooking at the rental home and spending fun time with our family and friends was so much better than sitting in a hotel room waiting for the others to get ready and sitting....again... at the restuarant. I love cooking together, playing games and having drinks in the hot tub afterwards. Try it and I believe you will too!
Our kitchens are stocked full of everything you need to cook a fantastic meal! When we decided to start renting out our former residence we knew exactly what was needed for a great vacation home as we had ten+ years experience by renting others. HOT TUB & POOL IS A MUST! What better way to wind down a long day of touristing than to relax in a private clean hot tub and cool off in the pool. Outdoor patio is required to have a social gathering vs watching TV. Enjoy your friends and family by cooking & playing together vs waiting for people to get ready in a hotel room and then go sit down again at a restaurant.
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"Thanks Jim, the Pool House was awesome. We know it's a money maker for you but you can tell you put alot of heart into it. You make it a great place with the fire pit, grills, and all the care for the yard & flowers and details on things people need for their stay. Nobody else does this. Wish we could stay longer and know we will look you up again on our next stay. PS - if you see some snails with numbers on them it was for the races we had out back."
(I promise I did not pay them to write that! Jim)
"Albuquerque May 24-28 A wonderful week in a great house with so nice friends! (drawings of four happy faces and names + hearts) (then paragraph written in another language... says from Norway) Thanks for letting us stay at the house. We had a great time enjoying the sun & the wind! The pool was wonderful too. Mostly talking with our cherished friends from Norway & our beloved family. May 31, 2008"
"June 22-29, 2008 Jim, we enjoyed the interior and exterior of the Pool House. Very good atmosphere! Take care and God Bless. College of Sante Fe Brotherhood Reunion"
"Raptors 2008 Football Banquet. Everyone enjoyed this years location!"
"7-6-08 We fed the dog. (refering to life sized german shepard that protects the house) Loved the house! (comments about some who got sick) Thanks for getting rid of the mosquitos for us! The pool's great. We milked your cows. (refering to huge black and white cow collection in the kitchen) Thanks for the memories! (15 signatures)"
"Hugh Heff loved the arrangement. Many bunnies galore. 8/12/08 - 8/18/08 (with nice drawing of Playboy bunny)
Jim, thanks for everything. We had such a blast! We had an 80"s party on Thursday night. So everyone was dressed like 80's and 80's music was rocked throughout the night. It was like a flashback to my childhood. It was awesome. My family LOVED the house so much. They really felt at home here. There was plenty of room for all of the bodies in this house."
"Why so serious?" along side a very nice pen drawing of the Joker?
"Aug 26 - party of ten from Conneticut, California, Arizona, Pennsylvania & Mass. We love your house, it's such a blessing... We're here for our Christian Recovery Home Conference. What an awesome day!!! We had a huge BBQ about 50 people!!! ( nice drawing of a hand in the peace position) Dios es amor!"
"Thank you so much for the use of your wonderful home! We had a great week & enjoyed having such a fun place to spread out!"
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There were 11 of us: 3 siblings, 2 spouses, some children and twin infant grandsons, yet the place didn't seem crowded during our recent 6-day stay. We put the infants and their parents in the pool house so the main house was peaceful at night for adults. I rented another house in Albuquerque during the same week for other siblings. There they had to pay extra for the use of the guest house. The gate gave us an added sense of security. The hot tub and pool were enjoyed by all. The kitchen was well equipped for home-cooked meals. The 2 living rooms were a plus: one for watching TV and the other for conversation. The check-in and check-out information was complete and comprehensive - 3 single-spaced pages. However, it was still nice to run into the cleaning young lady (Crystal) who took the time to show us the intricacies of the house: from turning on the AC to open the pool cover... Jim was responsive and accommodating. I would definitely stay at this house again should my family return to Albuquerque. The only caution: the floor plan is NOT recommended for people in wheelchair - too many steps between rooms!
We needed a last minute place for lots of family to gather and this property was a godsend! Two large living areas for groups to congregate, and 5 bedrooms to spread our for sleeping. I was amazed at how warm the heating kept this large house, as it was 30 degrees outside. So well stocked with lots of dishes and spices past guests had left. It was wonderful! Our family had a great time visiting with each other here! Definitely recommend highly!!
We found plenty of room. We rented for 12 but had 9 every one had space and plenty of privacy if they wanted it. We rented for extra for family that may have been coming through to visit on a daily basis. It had all that you needed for cooking and cleaning. Very close to good stores that you could shop at from food to clothes and fun stuff. The neighbor hood was very quiet and good to go for a walk in. We found the house to be warm, comfortable, and inviting as well as the neighborhood.
The house is an older home and you know that when you get inside. Furniture was comfortable and plenty of comfortable seating, counter tops and eating area. Great for visiting the lay out is perfect with the open space that included the kitchen dining room living room and sitting area. The entertainment room was right off that and provided the quiet you needed to watch tv or play games while visiting going on in the common area..
We did have an issue with the bath tubs not draining while you were taking a shower and the toilet backed up in the Pool house which when we tried to plunge it made sewage back up on the patio. Jim was very quick to respond and fixed the issue right away. The dish washer is possessed it starts when it wants to and has to be shut off or it will run for hours. Yes I said hours. Didn't realize it at first but after the first time it happened we just turned it off and opened the door so it couldn't go off on its own again. The house was warm and comfortable. When the sun was shining it became very hot so some doors were opened. We used the back patio most of the AM and into early afternoon just to sit in the sun and visit. Wish we used the Jacuzzi but we ended up sight seeing a lot. We definality left the house cleaner than we found it. It could have been cleaner for the time allotted for that. But we enjoyed the house and would rent the pool house again. Jim was friendly and helpful and hopefully he found us to be great house renters. enjoy the pool house if you choose it. There are more pros than cons.
The house is not bad, nothing fancy. It has plenty of room for a large group, and the price was very reasonable. The location is great for the balloon fiesta. We have stayed in the house on two different occasions, and each time the roof has leaked in the family room when it rained. During our recent stay, the front outdoor lights were burnt out, we took a light bulb out of the dining room fixture and placed it in the porch light by the front door in order to see when returning after dark. The carpet needs to be cleaned; there was mildew in the master bedroom shower; we could not get the broiler or one of the burners to light on the stove. The house is showing its age and needs a good cleaning and some updating.
The listing description was quite accurate. Our extended-family group, comprising three generations, was celebrating a major birthday of a senior member, and we strongly recommend the Pool House for such an occasion. The large and shady front yard, pool, hot tub, patio, and barbecue facilities appealed to young and old alike. The pool was especially popular, and pool toys are included.The house is well furnished and maintained, but the roof leaked in one spot after heavy rain though the owner came at once to fix it, and the dishwasher should probably be replaced. The owner is genial, flexible, and prompt. He used to live here, and therefore has a special feeling for the property; he does his very best to make sure that you will like it, too. The North Valley location is convenient for shopping (Costco and Cottonwood Mall), sightseeing, sports, and eating out (many good restaurants on 4th Street), but public transportation is sketchy and you will need your own car(s) to get around. Although we did not use it, the Los Ranchos Journal Center station of the Railrunner to Santa Fe (or south to Belen) is only a mile away.
We had a nice stay stay with room for us all. There was my wife and I along with our 5 kids and 1 grandchild. There was always something to do with the pool and the spacious front yard and games provided inside the house. The house is close to everything, a 10-15 minute drive, to make it very accessible.
North Valley Albuquerque, close to casinos, downtown & more. Quick and easy access to freeway and Westside. Only 2-3 blocks from Paseo Del Norte and the Rail Runner Train Depot.
Other Activities: Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Racquetball, Miniature golf, Kayaking, Hot Air Ballooning
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Weddings 4 Nights Thur - Mon
May 4 2017 - May 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
|Base Fee - see below||$750|
We simplified it! All inclusive rate so you know exactly the total amount due NOW! Nightly rate + base fee (that's it) includes rental, all taxes, all supplies & cleaning fees and yard/pool/hot tub fees. No minimum or maximum number.
Example - for a $200 night time period 4 nights x 200 = 800 + 750 base = $1550
Need to add a night +200, remove a night -200! That easy and NO hidden fees ever!
$50 administration fee will deducted from the deposit if the reservation is cancelled for any reason. Cancellations must be made at least 60 days prior to arrival or the entire deposit will be kept as we can not fill a large group house in that short of time.