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'Casa Pequena' a Casita in the Heart of Santa Fe

63 Reviews
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Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

'Casa Pequena' an enchanting 1940's Adobe Casita in the Heart of Santa Fe! Walk to the Plaza, Farmers Market/Railyard and Canyon Road areas. All interior and exterior surfaces have been maintained with exceptional attention to detail and comfort, creating a turn key private retreat. Make Casa Pequena your Santa Fe Casita for years to come!

Location, location, location! For those looking for a quiet get away or an adventurous experience, Santa Fe offers it all. Known for exceptional restaurants, Indian and Spanish art markets, the annual 'Wine and Chile' festival, Ski Santa Fe, the Santa Fe Opera House and the Canyon Road Christmas Eve walk, all experiences not to be missed! Considered the 2nd largest art market in the country, Santa Fe offers and exceptional gallery and museum experience. The history of the region is rich in culture and tradition. Day trips are a must. The Northern NM communities are as diverse as they are unique. Adventure awaits those looking for hiking, skiing and exploring. Local and regional publications with the many area offerings are in your Casita!

Keywords: Historic, Casita, Plaza, Adobe

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  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

The Haskell's
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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About The Haskell's

'Bienvenidos ~ Welcome' to Casa Pequena. When we first saw this classic 1940's adobe casita, our hearts jumped! We have taken great care to preserve the charm and detail that is unique to Santa Fe. The location is unsurpassed, day or night, central to all that is Santa Fe, making this a perfect retreat. We have lived in NM since 2001. We fell in love with the culture and the traditions that make it such a special place. William is a nationally recognized American Regional Landscape Artist, showing with Manitou Galleries on Palace Ave. Stop by on a Saturday to say hello! Amber is apart of one of Santa Fe's most successful real estate firms at Santa Fe Properties. Happy to assist if you are looking for a permanent retreat in Santa Fe! Please let us know if you have any questions or request, we are always available! We are living our dreams and hope that 'Casa Pequena' becomes your Santa Fe retreat for years to come! Warm Regards, William and Amber Haskell

*Owner is a liscensed NM RE Broker

The Haskell's purchased this cottage in 2007

Why The Haskell's chose Santa Fe

Santa Fe is an international and national destination. It has a history that is rich and rare. This makes Santa Fe, and Casa Pequena, a perfect retreat for anyone looking for a unique location. If you are looking for a classic Santa Fe Style with modern amenities and location to all that is Santa Fe, you have found it at Casa Pequena! A cozy retreat in the heart of Santa Fe!

What makes this cottage unique

We have spent time at the Casita to ensure that every detail is in place for your comfort! The energetic Railyard District featuring the SF Farmers Market, Galleries, shopping and restaurants is just blocks away to the west. The Plaza and surround historic paths are just blocks away to the north. Old Santa Fe Trail and the Canyon Rd areas are just a few blocks away to the east. Location, Location, Location! that is a wonderful and unique benefit to Casa Pequena, nestled in the heart of Santa Fe.


based on 63 traveler reviews

'Casa Pequena' a Casita in the Heart of Santa Fe
average rating of 4.873016 based on 63 reviews

Stayed here twice; Already planning for next year

  • 5 of 5

We love staying at Casa Pequena in Santa Fe. This is our second year and are already planning to stay there again next year. We are walkers and we can walk everywhere we want to go from this little house. It's perfectly located and it's in such a nice quiet neighborhood. The kitchen is well-stocked; the furniture is comfortable and everything is lovely - art, rugs, dishes and storage baskets. The bathroom is comfortable and the shower is wonderful. We really enjoyed sitting out in the front courtyard, reading during the day and watching the stars at night. We connected with the owners when we arrived and we knew we could reach them if we needed anything, but we found everything we needed and wanted for a restful and fun stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

This house was very cared for, clean and everything needed was there and owner emailed us a couple of times to make sure we were okay and if we needed anything. The home was very homey and close to everything in Santa Fe.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Lincoln, England

Comfortable and cozy

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week in the casita and found it to be an excellent base for exploring this wonderful city. The property was as described and is located in a quiet residential street within easy walking distance of the Plaza and Railyard.

We also made use of the free Santa Fe Pickup and apart from a couple of days out and an evening visit to the opera (wonderful), we had little need for a car.

One small quibble, there is a lack of storage space for clothes for people staying for a week.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Good basic rental!

  • 3 of 5

Basic accommodation but we'll located. Enjoyed Santa Fe for the opera. Had a good time.

M&J dumont, Tucson, AZ.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Los Angeles CA, USA


  • 5 of 5

We never read these "reviews", preferring to find other ways to judge the properties we short let in Europe and US; we also never write. This is an exception. The property was A-one, with no faults that we could discover. "Location, location, location"; clean, safe, quiet, close; and the landlords are exceptional. We will stay again next year for the week of opera which we so enjoyed and Casa Pequenita's role in making the week so enjoyable. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Was a small, clean & comfortable home with easy access to all attractions of the city

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I immediately fell in love with this small and cozy house. We found it spotlessly clean with fresh smelling linens and sheets. The a/c unit & fan kept the house cool & comfortable during the hottest temperatures during our stay.

As you can tell, I'm a finicky person and the house was kept just as I would have kept mine. Amber and Bill left us some good recommendations for eating & shopping. Santa Fe is a beautiful city and we were close to all the best attractions. Glad we found this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
ABQ 1 hr away and Santa Fe Private Airport 20 mins
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Marty Sanchez 20 mins
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Rail Runner from ABQ to Santa Fe Railyard district
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
SF Ski Basin 20 mins up the mountain

Santa Fe has a diverse offering to those who want to be active and for those who are looking for serenity in their get away! Ski Santa Fe is 30 mins away, hiking trails 15 mins, exceptional shopping and restaurants are less than 5 mins away. For those who want a wilderness experience, Pecos River Canyon area is 30 mins away. Taos is 90 mins away. The 'High Road' tour is an excellent day trip thru Northern New Mexico and its unique villages. Santa Fe dining is diverse and exceptional for such a quaint location. The major acitivity in the area is the 'arts', Palace Ave, Canyon Rd, The Plaza areas all offer unique gallery experiences for the new and experienced collector! Be sure to check out the work of your Host, William Haskell, American Regional artist, at Manitou Galleries on Palace ave. Don't miss the Friday night art walks on Canyon Rd and the 1st Friday Art Crawl of the West Palace Avenue Arts District, just off the plaza and Museum Hill!


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South Capitol Cottage Rental Rates

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5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 7.0%

Please request quote for full rate, 3 night minimum booking 2 person occupancy
May thru Dec Weekly rates are $775, nightly range is $150 to $120
Jan thru April Weekly rates are $675, nightly range is $135 to $105
Indian Market, Winter Holiday weeks, Thanksgiving $975wk $150nt
Nightly rates do not include Tax and Ins. There is No cleaning fee.

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South Capitol Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1) private bedroom, Pottery Barn bed with storage
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
Historic 1940's Adobe Casita features Viga beam ceiliengs, wood floors, Kiva fireplace, Private and fenced yard, easy access to Historic Walking areas of Santa Fe i.e. Plaza, Canyon Road, Railyard, Farmers Market, shopping and restaurants.

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