SHANGRI-LA is an enchanting upscale Taos Ski Valley rental, nestled in the Carson National Forest. Shangri-La is secluded and quiet, yet only a 100 yards from Hwy 150. The property is surrounded by trees and mountains and backs up to the Gavilan Hiking Trail, about a 5 minute walk to Hondo creek.The property is located only 1.5 miles from the Taos Ski Valley resort center. An all wheel or 4-wheel vehicle is required during the winter. The rental is an apartment that is 600 sq feet, it is attached to a larger home. The apartment is new and has 2 bedrooms with 1.5 baths and 10 foot ceilings. You can drive your vehicle and park right in front of the door and easily unload all your things. There is radiant floor heat throughout that will keep you warm and cozy on a cold winter night. Radiant floor heat keeps your feet warm in the winter and does not make any noise or dry you out, like a furnace. There are plenty of windows that can be opened all year long, allowing fresh mountain air to flow through the apartment.
The living room is stylish and comfortable with windows across one wall, allowing you to see the beautiful forest outside. The sofa is a brown leather sleeper with linens, blankets and pillows supplied. There is a TV, Direct TV, Blu-ray DVD player, Fiber optic with 40 Mbps and a land line phone... for local calls.
The new kitchen is colorful and compact with a retro feel. It has all the appliances you will need to prepare your special meal. There is a full size refrigerator/freezer, two powerful, single burner induction cook tops, large counter top convection oven( fits two 12" pizzas at a time or a 9"x12" casserole dish), microwave, coffeemaker, blender, Cuisinart multi function grill/griddle/press, slow cooker, cooking utensils, pans, outdoor gas grill, tableware, linens, soap, and paper products. There is not a free standing stove.You can eat your favorite meals in a cozy separate dining room that has a good size table, benches and an antique china cabinet, displaying modern red dishes.
The 1.5 bathrooms are well appointed with stone/marble tile and attractive accessories.
Another feature of this property is pure, pristine mountain water from our own well. You will have the best water from the tap you have ever tasted, as well as great water pressure.
There are two romantic bedrooms, each with queen size beds, new linens and comforters. The bedrooms are intimate, yet open with 10 foot ceilings and good size windows in each room.
Lastly, you can enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning sun or an evening BBQ, surrounded by nature on your private covered patio.
If you are looking for a charming, elegant place to relax while enjoying the splendor of mountain living, you have found the place!