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Michele Macky Orr

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Fantastic view & all you need for 1 person or 12!

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


New Mexico House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, 1 tiny bedroom, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 12.

'Lake Haven' is located on Monte Verde Lake with a priceless view of Wheeler Peak and the lake. A wonderful place in summer or winter, for a group or just a couple wanting to feel like they’re retired and enjoying the 'golden years' (or maybe you are!). Relaxing & convenient.

The spacious living room has a seating area around the fire place and another around the TV. A reading nook next to the fireplace is a favorite place to curl up. We have plenty of games, puzzles & over a 100 movies for you to enjoy. A large, fully stocked kitchen has a table for 4 and room for everyone to create wonderful memories (dancing, bowling, skits, story telling...and some cooking). Our dining room seats 10.

Four of the 5 bedrooms have lake and mountain views. On the main floor is the master bedroom and across the hall is a very small room with a bunkbed, perfect for children wanting to be close to their parents or a teen wanting a cozy room.

The large deck overlooks the lake where you can relax, sip coffee or have dinner while watching the elk and deer roam by. The heated garage has a ping pong table to host some friendly competition or burn off what energy the kids have left after skiing.

Four wheel drive is NOT needed, since we have a flat driveway & roads to the house. Quick, easy access to everything in Angel Fire, about a 5 minute drive to anything

Monte Verde Lake: Lake Haven is on a private lake that doesn't require a state fishing license, but does charge a daily per person fee to fish. Please contact Monte Verde Lake for current fees and rules.

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More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Michele Macky Orr (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Michele Macky Orr

Doug and I were married in 1991. He's a mountain guy from Montana and Colorado. A few different friends told us about this area and Doug happened to read the fishing was great, so we headed up to camp.

Michele Macky Orr purchased this house in 2003

Why Michele Macky Orr chose New Mexico

After 3 years of camping in the area we purchased a home in Angel Fire. We loved it so much and spent so much time on the lake, that when this house, Lake Haven, was available we were honored to be able to purchase it from long time residents. We are so thankful to be able to share it!

What makes this house unique

The view, the easiness of access, the comfort of the house…the memories that will last!


based on 12 traveler reviews

Fantastic view & all you need for 1 person or 12!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Spacious yet Cozy, Close to Slopes & A+ Homeowner

  • 5 of 5

This cabin worked absolutely wonderfully for our family of 11 to spend Christmas vacation. The kitchen, dining room and living areas were extremely spacious. Plenty of room to gather together in these areas for preparing meals, sitting down together for meals (dining room seats 11 comfortably), opening gifts and enjoying family games and chats. Firewood was provided which was a huge plus for our firebug family. 4 of the bedrooms were quite large. We used the small 5th bedroom for one middle school age child on the top bunk... the headspace on the bottom bunk is quite limited but could be good for a small child. Before our arrival, I was worried about having only 2 bathrooms for our group, but it worked out just fine. And lots of towels were provided. The heated garage was a bonus... the kids spent down time playing ping pong and hanging out. And it provided so much space not only for our skis and gear but also as a place to stash a lot of stuff that we travelled with. The cabin is only a few minutes away from the slopes and has a flat driveway so no issues with getting in and out. We would definitely recommend this cabin and would love to have the opportunity to stay here again someday. Cozy, clean, convenient and comfortable! The homeowner, Michele, was soooo great to work with. I felt like I was dealing with a friend. You could tell she just wants the guests to enjoy the place as much as she does. We certainly did!!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you all. Thank you for the review, it's really helpful for future guest. Please come back in the summer, it's my favorite time to be there!
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Truly a Haven

  • 5 of 5

The Lake Haven house provided everything necessary for a active and quiet stay. Excellent views of the lake and the mountains and options for staying in to relax. House was clean, well stocked for various types of entertainment. Had a great time.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a great time at the house and it was what you needed! Thank you for taking great care of it and we look forward to having you again!
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Lovely spot next to a beautiful private lake!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks so much for accommodating us, everyone loved your place! Some of them liked it so much they want to come back again, so maybe you'll hear from me again sometime.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure helping you! Looking forward to having any of you back in the future!
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Great place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place to stay. Very clean. Tons of room for everyone. Very accommodating! Would stay here again


  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you!! Come back up in the summer to enjoy the cool mountain air.
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Best Christmas EVER!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was the perfect location for all of our family to share a one of a kind Christmas. The kids played on the sledding hill all day while the adults could gather in the large family room and play games or chat. We had a blast playing Trivial Pursuit (girls against guys... we are left at a 1-1 tie, until next time!)

The kitchen was big enough for the whole family to hang out and cook together in. There were plenty of bedrooms and areas for all 14 of us to gather and feel comfortable. We loved watching the heard of deer come though the yard every day around 4pm. We traveled from, Utah, Wisconsin, New York, and Albuquerque to have a quiet family Christmas together. I know this will be the highlight for many years to come.

The owners are great to work with, making sure we had all our needs met and questions answered! LOVED IT!!

Can't wait for next time!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Loni, It was an honor to help you get this pulled together for your family! Thank you, Michele
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Wonderful four day stay

  • 5 of 5

This is a fabulous place to relax. A group of girlfriends and I spent 4 days in this great house in Angel Fire. The house is surrounded by a beautiful setting. It has a large and cosy living area where you can sit and enjoy the wonderful view of the lake and woods.It has a large kitchen and comfortable dining room. There are books, movies and board games in the house. The house was clean and had everything we needed. The owners were very friendly and accomodating.

This house is a great place to rest or enjoy the outdoors. In September the weather was fabulous for long hikes, canooning and fishing. There is a variety of activities for all tastes in the area. I highly recommend this house for a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! So glad you had a great time in Angel Fire and the house provided you great views, space and all that you needed. Come back in the winter to ski the mountain or snow shoe around the lake.
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Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Gorgeous 18 hole
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Angel Fire 5 miles. Taos ski area 45 mins.
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Angel Fire House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 15 2016 - Sep 11 2016
2 night minimum stay
Sep 12 2016 - Nov 18 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
Early ski
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 16 2016
2 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 15.17%

Cleaning fee Included, keeping it simple for you!

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New Mexico House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , A small room across the hall from the master has a bunkbed.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Futon Bunk w/full and twin plus second twin bed
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 6 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • autumn foliage
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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