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Historic Adobe in Quiet Location with Colorful Interior

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Sofa bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)

Enjoy a unique and authentic experience in Taos at Casa Pajaro on Historic La Loma Plaza. Well known Taos artist Jim Wagner designed the colorful interior and much of the furniture in this restored adobe circa 1795. Quiet and convenient location is a 10 minute walk to the Taos Plaza, museums, restaurants, grocery store, and galleries

We love dogs and cats! Bring you canine or feline companion with you to stay at Casa Pajaro.

If you enjoy cooking, you will love the fully equipped kitchen. Includes coffee maker, coffee grinder, blender, waffle iron and complete set of high quality cookware.

WiFi and Hi Def Direct TV with DVR.

Washer and dryer with eco laundry product provided..

Queen bed in master bedroom and memory foam double bed in second bedroom. Sofa bed in living room for additional sleep space.

Private walled court yard with teak table and chairs for al fresco dining.

Home features organic linens, down comforters and down pillows.

Comfortable hot water baseboard heating throughout home.

Adobe mud brick thick wall construction keeps the casa cool in summer and warm in winter. A conscious and artful environment are yours to experience at Historic Casa Pajaro.

More Details

Allison Massey
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2017

About Allison Massey

I grew up in the Midwest and was delighted to find a place to cross-country ski where the winter was sunny and bright and not bitter cold. After moving to Austin, TX., Taos was a welcome relief from the hot summers.

Allison Massey purchased this house in 2006

Why Allison Massey chose New Mexico

As some of the early artists who made their way to Taos remarked, it's the incredible light. La Loma Plaza is a very unique location tucked away in town of Taos. The seasons in all have a special beauty.

What makes this house unique

Most of the gorgeous furniture was hand painted by local artist, Jim Wagner.

the adobe walls keep the house warm in the winter and cool in the summer. The front portal is a pleasant place to sit outside and enjoy the changing light of the day.


Taos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Town ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Pet friendly


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Historic Adobe in Quiet Location with Colorful Interior
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews

We love Casa Pajaro!

  • 5 of 5

Another magical week in Taos! Skiing at the mountain and soaking in Ojo Caliente. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pleasant Casa in a good location

  • 3 of 5

The property is conveniently located near the town center. If we could summarize our overall reelections it would be outdated. The linens bathroom linens are worn and actually spotted from bleach and stiff from being dried so often. The kitchen towels are no better. The bathroom is small and certainly not senior friendly. Their are no grab bars for the shower or the toilet which is not the new standard height. There is no vanity, just a pedestal sink, so their is no counter space. The bathroom mirror is the size of a postage stamp.

Their is no microwave in the kitchen and the coffee maker is a relic. All of the appliances are a minimum of 10 years old. The entrance to each room is not level. The thresholds are different heights and it is easy to trip, especially at night. Fortunately we brought flashlights.

The parking area is narrow which makes it difficult for accessing vehicle doors. The parking area is also blocked by a vehicle which is under a cover. Therefore you cannot pull your vehicle forward and exit the area going forward. You have to back out and be very careful not to hit the Casa patio wall or other obstructions.

The lighting, again is outdated. The lights give the old yellow dark light and are not the bright LED lighting that is available today. The chairs in living room, one wicker and one a narrow wood chair are uncomfortable. The couch and the chairs are low and difficult to get up from. Again, not senior friendly at all.

After a week we drove to Santa Fe and stayed for a week at another Casa which is on the VRBO website. The weeks rent was identical to this property. It was a delight. All updated appliances, bright and airy, well and tastefully decorated. The lines were of high quality, plenty of storage and comfortable furniture. It was senior friendly and everything was first class.

This property is overpriced and needs to be completely updated.

Bill and Gretchen Northrup

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming and Delightful

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need and some very thoughtful touches in this charming and delightful casa decorated by Jim Wagner. Clean and welcoming. Close to everything, an easy walk to the Plaza and all the galleries and museums, yet private and quiet.

I throughly enjoyed my stay and wanted for nothing. I would return in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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really enjoyed our 3 night stay

  • 5 of 5

we had a great time relaxing on the porch each morning and evening. everything was tidy and clean upon arrival and just as described. the location to the plaza was good as well.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location; charming home; very comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend and would love to

stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unique, comfortable, pet-friendly, historic

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for 4 days in this unique, comfortable, historic adobe home. The inside is a work of art...really, painted by a local artist. The bed is comfortable. Located on an historic plaza, the house is in a quiet neighborhood, has convenient parking, with a walled-in patio area secured by a charming wooden gate. The Taos plaza and restaurants are only minutes away.

Will stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
140 Miles
Nearest Train
70 Miles
Santa Fe, NM. Lamy, NM
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Taos Ski Valley
Car: not necessary

Other Activities: shopping, boating, kayaking, Cross Country Skiing, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Hot Air Ballooning, Health/Beauty Spa, hunting.


Rates & Availability

Taos House Rental Rates

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Winter Holidays
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $50

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