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Historic Adobe in Quiet Location with Colorful Interior

26 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights


Taos House Rental Photos and Description

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
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Allison Massey
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2016
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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.


based on 26 traveler reviews

Historic Adobe in Quiet Location with Colorful Interior
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews

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
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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
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Totally charming and close to plaza

  • 5 of 5

You just don't find places this cute often! The pictures are very realistic. It's a super easy walk to the Plaza, is quiet and well equipped. (A microwave really isn't necessary when you get so relaxed!) Plus great beds and pillows!

We loved it.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An Amazing House for an Amazing Stay

  • 5 of 5

My friends from Scotland and I enjoyed an Amazing week in this colorful hacienda. From enjoying a morning cup of coffee on the veranda to counting the stars at night, this home was welcoming and comfortable and a short walk into downtown Taos. A perfect place for my out of town friends and I to experience the wonders and beauty of the Southwest!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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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

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
Winter Holidays
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

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

$150 rate is based on 1 or 2 people. Additional guests are $15 per guest per night.

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Taos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
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
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • 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

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