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Santa Fe Sophistication in Perfect Location 2 blks to Plaza & Canyon

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

House. King & Queen Beds, 2 En Suite Baths

***** FIVE STARs! central air-conditioning, complete renovation, primo location.

CASA SIMPATICA, once a simple adobe home, has seen its share of renovation but all within the keeping of its historic story. Newly plastered walls, weather efficient windows, a granite kitchen, and now for the finishing touch…… new bathrooms with a pristine quality finish and toasty heated floors! For a soothing night’s sleep, the beds are the greatest and there are blackout curtains so that early morning sun doesn’t protrude. Casa Simpatica enjoys, a large living room with comfortable seating and flat screen TV that invites afternoon of sports and movies. The totally equipped kitchen includes a host of appliances that any chef would appreciate when serving dinner for six. Welcome your morning with a Keurig-brewed cup of coffee in the garden while viewing the quiet pace of the neighborhood from a sheltered perspective. This prime address in the heart of the historic district holds the key location for easy walking just 2 blocks to the Plaza and 2 blocks the other direction to Canyon Road.

HOTEL-LIKE in its own way, each AQUI home is favored with freshly pressed custom PRATESI linens, fine amenities, a gracious and discreet service, professional housekeeping and our special AQUI gift basket for you. For your comfort, all homeowner personal belongings are tucked away and out of sight.

FLOOR PLAN. There is an easy flow to the house with bedrooms, each with en suite bath, on the back of the house ensuring a sound night’s sleep and privacy. The kitchen is the center point of the house with access to all rooms including the living and dining rooms overlooking the front garden. The guest bath has a second powder room entrance off the kitchen . Surrounding gardens keep you wrapped in sunshine and enjoying al fresco dining with the gas grill.

LOCATION. Facing Palace Avenue, Casa Simpatica is an easy 2-block walk to either the Plaza or Canyon Road. That means Santa Fe’s world-class galleries and restaurants, shopping and cultural events are all within walking distance. A perfect location is your greatest asset in this Santa Fe Vacation Rental home.

ENJOY THE FINER THINGS IN LIFE. Savor the luxury of soothing freshly pressed custom PRATESI linens, cozy robes, lofty down duvets, soft ECO Touch spa towels, ETRO designer toiletries to awaken the senses, PROTECT-A-BED sleep zones, premium beds, a Zeta Core tap water system ensuring soft as rain water, and central air-conditioning.

WHY IS CASA SIMPATICA YOUR FIRST & BEST CHOICE? Our discerning guests look forward to the quiet sophistication of Casa Simpatica. They feel like a local and love being able to walk everywhere. The absolute favorite thing to do is to sit on the portal and watch the neighborhood activity early in the morning. It is fascinating!

TRUTH BE TOLD. “I can only echo the great reviews posted here. Casa Simpatica has an aesthetic of charm, ease, and light. The art is beautiful, playful, and well chosen. The courtyard offers privacy with a sense of space and calm, yet you can walk over to the Plaza or be on Canyon Road in just a couple of minutes. Our family of five, parents from Boston and three adults in their twenties from East Coast, West Coast, and Texas, has been coming to New Mexico for vacation and work at Ghost Ranch since 1992 and love to see our local friends. The house is great for entertaining. We hosted games and lunches and served a casual buffet before heading up to Canyon Road on Christmas Eve. The kitchen is fabulous, stocked with equipment and well designed. Sleeping was excellent, great mattresses. We had one on the sofa bed---he was quite comfortable. We loved the gas fireplace and the warmth during the snowy week. So nice to have a parking space! I will treasure the memory of Casa Simpatica, a place to feel at home, if home were only so uncluttered and situated in the heart of the Land of Enchantment. Caroline is a wonderful host. The basket that greeted us delighted all week. A beautiful poinsettia and orchid arrangement provided a focus for our holiday celebration.

Thanks from our whole family!" D.B., Wellesley, MA

AQUI SANTA FE WELCOMES YOU. Drive directly to the house where Caroline will meet you with keys and for a brief walk-thru. At departure she is back again to pick up the keys and bid a fond farewell.

DO YOU NEED EXTRA SPACE? Casa Perla, VRBO #276381, is a one bedroom casita also available for rent. The two comprise The Palacio Compound where all guests can be comfortable. VRBO #276464.

THANK YOU FOR CHOOSING CASA SIMPATICA. We look forward to ensuring a memorable vacation where peace of mind is among the many amenities.

My best,

Caroline Morgan

Aqui Santa Fe Luxury Vacation Rentals

STR Permit No. 16-00140892

WHO IS AQUI SANTA FE? Our Spanish influence prompts us to say, AQUI (“ah-kee” It means “here”. Your Santa Fe experience starts “here”. This unique company maintains a portfolio of carefully selected Santa Fe vacation rentals, each distinct in character and authentic to its culture, as it continues to tell its own special story. Its signature style of impeccable service and quiet luxury speaks softly while creating an enriched experience for its discerning guests who enjoy vacation rentals in the Santa Fe Historic District.

Professional affiliations for this Santa Fe property Management company include: New Mexico Board of Realtors, Better Business Bureau, Santa Fe Visitors and Convention Bureau.

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Caroline Morgan
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Caroline Morgan

WHO IS AQUI SANTA FE? Our Spanish influence prompts us to say, AQUI (“ah-ki” It means “here”. Your Santa Fe experience starts “here”. This unique company maintains a portfolio of carefully selected Santa Fe vacation rentals, each distinct in character and authentic to its culture, as it continues to tell its own special story. Its signature style of impeccable service and quiet luxury speaks softly while creating an enriched experience for its discerning guests who enjoy vacation rentals in the Santa Fe Historic District.

Caroline Morgan purchased this house in 2009

Why Caroline Morgan chose New Mexico

Managing this property all happened by accident and thank goodness for that. I have enjoyed the step by step renovation of the house and can't wait to have all of you enjoy the end result.

What makes this house unique

This is a very special house. Built in the very early 1900's, it has been brought to a state-of-the-art home while at the same time maintaining the character and charm of its humble beginnings.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Caroline, a belated thank you for your transportation from the airport and intro to your wonderful City. We especially appreciated the book you dropped off for us on Los Alamos. We had a great time with our friends George and Penny. The home was so charming and in such excellent condition. It was very nice to be within walking distance to all the galleries and restaurants. It was truly a memorable vacation for us! Thanks so much.
Oct 2014
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

Santa Fe Sophistication in Perfect Location 2 blks to Plaza & Canyon
average rating of 5.0 based on 70 reviews

Perfect spot near the Plaza

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home within walking distance of lots of shopping, great food, and Mass at the historic Cathedral. We have four kids, and this home had plenty of room and was fully equipped with all of life's everyday necessities. Also, can't beat the personal attention provided by Caroline and her staff.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happiness is having guests with 4 wonderful children. I hardly knew they were there except for the great reports of sledding, skiing and going to Meow Wolf.....every child's idea of a good time. We love making sure every detail is attended to and giving our guests the best vacation ever!
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Perfect home!

  • 5 of 5

Caroline greeted us last Thursday and was extremely welcoming and informative.

The home is in perfect condition. Clean, well maintained and beautiful. Outstanding location!

Two blocks from Canyon Road (Art galleries) and four block walk to shops.

Will reserve again for sure!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is a pleasure to meet such interesting women who had done their research and were so ready to explore the best of Santa Fe. After enjoying the food and libations at Sazon, not just once but twice, they were headed back to the real world leaving the house immaculate and ready to return soon.
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Baltimore / Naples, Florida

A small place on Palace Avenue

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here several years. It is spacious, immaculate, beautifully decorated with paintings by well-known Southwest artists, with comfortable beds, central air, and room-darkening drapes in the bedrooms. In August it was cool, quiet, and safe enough to sleep with the bedroom windows open at night. The bathrooms are recently remodeled with rain showers and heated floors. The washer and dryer are new.'

The kitchen is well-supplied with cooking utensils; we ate breakfast, and frequently lunch and dinner at the house. The dining room seats six comfortably; the house is surrounded by gardens and there are tables in both the front and rear garden. There is private off-street parking.

All of this only two blocks from the plaza, one block from the river park, and two blocks from Canyon Road with its dozens of galleries. On the opposite side of the block is a pick up spot for the opera shuttle and the Agoyo Lounge, which is quiet and had excellent dinners and light fare. Whole Foods is about 10 minutes away by car. There are probably twenty or thirty good restaurants within a 15-20 minute walk. There is a cheesemonger on Marcy Street and a wine store two blocks away on Palace.

Caroline has always been extremely helpful and accommodating. Anything that goes wrong has been fixed immediately (although the Wifi is mysteriously temperamental – if it is an essential, make sure the proper incantation has been made it get it to cooperate).

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is a special pleasure to have guests return year after year like extended family. I know their preferences, they know what to expect. They may skip a year but they will be back in the fold the next year. And each year there is something new to peak the comfort range, like new PRATESI linens, another artist on the wall and new restaurants to share. It is the art of hospitality by AQUI SANTA FE.
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Ridgfeild, CT.

Great home, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here in Sante Fe for the week and the accommodations were perfect for our needs. The Casa has fine linens and towels, very comfortable beds and everything you need for cooking in the kitchen. The gardens are spacious and we were within blocks of the down area for a large variety of excellent dining, shopping and galleries. Caroline was very welcoming, we felt right at home and she was also helpful with restaurant recommendations which we took her up on and they were excellent. We will definitely rent from her again, since we love Sante Fe!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Making a guest stay memorable is my number one priority. 95% of that is a subtile memory of comfortable beds and fine linens. The rest of the memory is all about the great restaurants, art galleries and shopping......and in this case, the best coffee in town. It is fun to recommend Santa Fe's finest when the response is so enthusiastic.
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The Magic of Caroline Morgan

  • 5 of 5

We love staying in one of Caroline Morgan's homes, as she seems to always pick the perfect spot for us. Caroline has exquisite taste, is an amazing hostess, and makes us feel like we are family, coming back home for a visit. Casa Simpatica was perfect, since we didn't want to rent a car, and could walk to the plaza, restaurants, and shops. She stocked our refrigerator with groceries, recommended the latest hot spots to eat, and even picked my friend up at the SF airport !! We'll be back and cannot imagine staying any other place but in one of Caroline;s lovely homes.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love to share all the blessings of Santa Fe including the carefully chosen homes in the AQUI portfolio. Part of the fun is staying in a different house each time and getting to know each micro-neighborhood within the Historic District. Leaving the car behind and walking together with UBER is the new norm and Casa Simpatica is the perfect house to make that happen!
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Cozy house in Santa Fe

  • 5 of 5

We headed to Santa Fe with my elderly parents and this house was perfect for our needs. The weather was gorgeous and we got to make use of the lovely patio. We cooked out one evening on the gas grill after we picked up some great groceries at Kaune's just up the street. A delightful neighborhood grocery store. We invited friends over who lived in Santa Fe and they were very impressed with the furnishings and location. We could meet at the house and head to the Plaza or up to Canyon Road. The Inn of the Posada is very close and we walked and took advantage of their spa services. It was nice to leave my parent's in a comfortable home where they could relax and enjoy the beautiful landscaped patio. I will definitely go back - Caroline has seen to everything! Comfortable couches and beds, nice showers and a stocked kitchen.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: AQUI guests are the BEST!!!! Mother and daughter created a full agenda for their visit and didn't miss a trick. I was glad to hear they had a minute to sit on the comfy sofa and loved that they appreciated the brand new baths complete with rain and hand-held showers and heated floors. I look forward to their return.
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Santa Fe Airport
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Albuquerque Airport (apx. 1 hr drive)
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Marty Sanchez Golf Links, Santa Fe Golf Club
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Santa Fe Ski Basin
Car: recommended

Santa Fe is host to a world-class art market that is one of the largest and most famous in the world. In addition we have Indian Market, Spanish Market, Folk-Art Market, all famous in their own right. The cuisine features authentic New Mexican food with an exceptional complement of international flavors. This is a walking town that takes great joy in inviting you to explore and experience a foreign country while staying in the US!!!


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Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping:exit $225
Housekeeping:weekly $150 $0
Tax Rate 15.31%

RATES: rates are subject to change until reservation is signed and received by AQUI Santa Fe.
CANCELLATION POLICY: all reservations are subject to 60-Day non-refundable policy.
TRAVEL GUARD INSURANCE: insurance is available to cover your non-refundable reservation, air fare, car rental, accidental health in addition to other items and with any variation thereof. Contact Aqui Santa Fe for details.
DAMAGE DEPOSIT: Actual deposits are not necessary. Your credit card serves as a Damage Deposit to the extent that if any damage occurs, it will used cover any costs.
30-DAY RENTALS: not subject to taxes.
SOFA BED: $125 surcharge per week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Santa Fe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Suite - toilet , shower , rain-handheld showers, ETRO toiletries, hair dryer, heated f
    Owner's Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower , rain-handheld showers, ETRO toiletries, hair dryer, heat for
  • Beautiful new en suite baths. Guest bath with second entrance for powder room and sofa-bed guest use.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Owner's Suite - 1 king , 2 closets, en suite bath, blackout curtains, fan, TV
    Guest Suite - 1 queen , lg. closet, en suite bath, blk.out curtains, fan, TV
  • both bedrooms have en newly designed suite baths. queen sleeper sofa in living room.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Just two blocks in any direction and you can join the fun of shopping, great restaurants and culture at the Plaza or Canyon Road! The whole town is your back yard so walking everywhere is excellent. There is hiking close by, rent a bike to tour town, spas one block away and luxury exercise facilities are at the end of the block. The main house, Casa Simpatica, is joined by the back garden to the casita, Casa Perla. They can be rented separately with the garden gates locked for privacy or they can be rented together, VRBO #276464, sleeping 10. 2 generous parking spaces, lots of garden space and a good time!

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