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Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

CLEAN & CHARMING.... 2 Bedroom Mountain Retreat!

SHANGRA-LA is an enchanting upscale Taos Ski Valley rental, nestled in the Carson National Forest. Shangra-La is secluded and quiet, yet only a block 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, BluRay DVD, WIFI and phone with land line... 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!

More Details

Lorrie Burton
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017


Car: necessary

The property is backed up to CARSON NATIONAL FOREST and the GAVILAN TRAIL HEAD. It is a 5 minute to walk to HONDO CREEK.


Taos Ski Valley Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 1.5 Baths: . Full Bath Has Tub/ Shower Combination
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • limited accessibility
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • whitewater rafting


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews

Amazing, breathtaking, beautiful, felt like home!

  • 5 of 5

Kama was an amazing host, very helpful and knowledgeable with the area. My room was spotless, modern and accommodating. Dining was only minutes away, hiking trails out the back door and incredible scenery. I found a hidden gem in Taos Ski Valley! As an added bonus I saw Bighorn sheep, deer and other small animals. I will definitely stay here again! Two thumbs up and a 5/5 rating. Gary

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Deep East Texas

Fantastic location at a great price!

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable place for a family of four! Kama was a great hostess. The house is only about a mile from the ski slopes, so I was able to drop the family off at the top of the road at TSV where it was only a short walk to the lifts. And beware, the road is about 150' from street to house, so do bring a 4WD vehicle if conditions warrant.

Kitchen is cozy and there are inductive cooking plates that might take some getting used to if you are not familiar with them. That was my only head scratcher on this trip. "Now, how do these things work?". But they are like a hot plate, only better. The grill outside was used and it was great. No problems there. Beautiful view, close to TSV and for a ski place, fairly inexpensive. Would book again!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Christmas Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this condo for Christmas 2014, it was perfect. Kama is a gracious host, really enjoyed our time in TSV. Condo was very close to the ski run, very clean, comfortable and a good value.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding Condo & best value in TSV!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in Kama's condo Feb 11- 15 with my 17 year old son and his buddy while on an extended weekend ski trip at TSV. We had a blast! The listing description and photos were spot-on. The condo is very new, exceptionally clean, and quiet. The style and decorations were tasteful & bright, just like I'd expect at home. The condo layout was just fine for what we needed: 2 private bedrooms, 1.5 baths, a common area to watch TV, and a pull-out sofa bed for my son's buddy. The mattresses and linens were new and comfortable (as was everything in her condo). The layout was open, bright and well lit. We had a rental car from ABQ airport, and the short drive from the condo to the TSV parking/lift area was easy (~3 minutes away).

Kama was very responsive, immediately replying to my many emails. And she took the time to answer all my questions. She made great recommendations as to where to make restaurant reservations, and which ski trails were the best. Kama is a wonderful person, and made me feel like a new friend. I will definitely rent this condo again the next time I ski TSV. Moreover, I will recommend it to my family and friends that will hear of our great trip.

You will not find a nicer 2BR condo, nor a better value in TSV!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean!

  • 5 of 5

The owner is very friendly and the place is 5 minutes from the ski hill. I would stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cotton Valley LA

Great Location. Very helpful owner.

  • 4 of 5

This rental was perfect for us. Very close to Taos Ski Valley, but you still had your own area for the kids to play outside. There is no wait for elevators or crowds, just pull right up to your door! The kitchen was well stocked and we were able to make snacks and light lunches. Probably my favorite thing about this rental was the well water. It tasted so good and fresh. Thanks Kama for all your help. You made our first ski trip the best!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.69%

All wheel, 4-wheel or chains recommended during ski season.. Please call if you have any questions 575-776-2010.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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