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Elite Destination Homes

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

*COMPLIMENTARY WINE* Elegant & Spacious, Amazing Views, Game Room, Sauna!

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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3+ Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8




• Open concept great room with professional kitchen with breakfast bar, living room, dining room, library and atrium

• For the child in all of us there’s an indoor sand-garden

• Stunning stone fireplace

• Generous game room complete with a Ping-Pong and pool table

• Sauna with glass doors overlooking the mountains

• Hot tub for relaxing après ski

• Indoor and outdoor meditation areas

• Just 7 minutes from Town Center

• Handicap accessible, wide halls and doorways, no steps, all one level, zero barriers

• Allergy free!


The Adobe Zen House is situated on three private acres in the mountains of Taos, New Mexico with panoramic vistas of the landscape, the town of Taos and San Antonio Mountain in the distance.

Designed for peace-seekers and entertainers alike, the open floor plan of this 4,600 square foot home is equipped with a professional kitchen, elegant dining area, and spacious living spaces. The great room is naturally lit from all sides by picture windows and French doors that open to a spacious covered patio and minimal Japanese inspired gardens. In the center of the flowing living areas, an atrium opens to the sun and stars through 400 square feet of glass panels directly above a central play-space for the child in all of us: an indoor sand-garden.

Each of the 3 bedrooms are eloquently decorated to encourage restorative rest during your Zen retreat! They all also offer direct access to the gardens.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Elite Destination Homes (Property Manager)
Call Manager
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

About Elite Destination Homes

At Elite Destination Homes we bring family & friends together in some of the world’s most inspiring vacation homes. Our luxury rental villas are stunning, comfortable properties located in highly sought after destinations across the globe. We handpick our homes based on their distinctive features and the care given to them by their owners.

Whether it’s a Sonoma vineyard, Hawaiian retreat, sleek New York apartment or historic Parisian townhouse, every Elite home is a place to build memories that will last a lifetime.

Why Elite Destination Homes chose New Mexico

The Adobe Zen House provides luxurious interiors, breathtaking views of mountains and landscapes, proximity to world-renowned skiing, and Elite Destination Homes’ full Concierge Services.

What makes this house unique

The Adobe Zen House is an unparalleled monument of harmonious indulgence and architectural perfection. Every detail was thoughtfully planned from floating shelves in the library and the ambient heating system to the 6000-pound hearth made of Utah Sandstone and the silk and cotton lounging sofas that surround it.


based on 5 traveler reviews

*COMPLIMENTARY WINE* Elegant & Spacious, Amazing Views, Game Room, Sauna!
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

It's actually as good as it looks

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in various houses like this around the country, and I can honestly say that the Taos House keeps its promise. The fit and finish and attention to detail are exactly what you are hoping for.

The staff is fabulous, attentive, caring, quick.

The house is decorated by a human, not some committee, and it feels fabulous. It might make you want to move to Taos. And of course, the amazing Cid's food market will close the deal.

Have fun!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful and Relaxed at Zen Adobe

  • 5 of 5

Zen Adobe was a wonderful and relaxing haven! The house was beautiful and very well equipt with all the necessities. Everything was very clean and we were greeted by a great property manager that was available if we needed her for anything. The location was great too. We were nicely away from Taos but close enough to get to the store or restaurants. It is also an hour drive to Santa Fe. We would highly recommend Zen Adobe to anyone and would be happy to return for another visit. Our favorite experience was watching a thunderstorm move over the mountains and then seeing a double rainbow!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of Adobe Zen House! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back again!
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Gorgeous home and setting!

  • 5 of 5

Our group had the loveliest time staying in this beautiful home! The home is about 10 minutes from town and about 30 minutes to Taos Ski Valley. We enjoyed being in the natural remote setting, but you do have to get in the car to go anywhere (though at times, we just wanted to stay and enjoy the house!).

The home was extremely clean, well maintained and had great amenities. I am an interior designer, so I am very picky about how a space looks and feels, and this house was just beautifully done. We enjoyed the hot tub under the stars after a long day of skiing. We didn't get a chance to use the sauna but it looked fantastic.

The house and layout was great for kids, all being on one level and open flow. Our son really started walking for the first time on our trip because of the long open corridors. The kids also enjoyed the atrium with sand and playing in the snow outside. I would say you do have to bring some toys if you have little ones, because there are not any in the house. But for older kids, the ping pong and billiard tables were a hit. (for the adults too!)

The concierge service was fantastic and very accommodating. They got roll away beds set up for the kids and even draped blankets on the windows to create a darker sleep environment for us. They also did grocery shopping for us for a fee, which was a great help since we arrived late in the evening.

Couldn't be happier, we will definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate you leaving this wonderful review! We are glad you and your family had a memorable time. We would love to welcome you back again!
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Taos Gem

  • 5 of 5

We ventured to Taos in September to just get away and do some mountain biking. Three couples taking a sabbatical from our children. We were captivated by the house and the pictures that were posted online. Well, as professional as the pictures were, they can't do the house justice. It was phenomenal!! It really does have a ZEN feeling to it, not just in the decor, but in the overall ambiance. From the moment we arrived and Sunny (the local host) showed us around, we felt at home. Huge rooms, high ceilings, a professional kitchen and comfy furniture. We did some mountain biking while there (Talpa Traverse is almost out the front door and South Boundary Trail to the south are fantastic). Oh, we'll be back! The ski mountain calls and if we make a trip down, Adobe Zen will definitely be our choice for an extended stay. Our thanks to Mark, Jeanne and Sunny for all of their attention to detail!!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Must Stay!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking at the Taos area for a get away for either in season or out of season, this property is a must. It truly has it all. A large gourmet kitchen with all of the features you would want plus fantastic views. A great room that is extremely spacious and comfortable which flows right into a family/media room to relax in. There are three well appointed bedrooms with two adjacent baths that have large, walk in showers. The master has his and hers baths and a large adjustable-angle, wall-mounted, flat screen TV along with a walk out patio to a Jacuzzi tub & sauna to relax your weary bones in!

Extras include a laundry room, a game room with ping pong and pool tables, an outdoor gas range, a very large landscaped lot that sits off the road, a zen garden that is located in the center of the home in middle courtyard covered by a motorized skylight roof that opens and closes at the push of a button! We did not have a chance to use it as we were there in the summer season, but there is in-floor radiant heat throughout the home. All rooms are tastefully decorated and set with comfortable furniture.

The home is located in an upscale neighborhood just outside of the town of Taos and is mere minutes away from shopping and dining anywhere in Taos. The views of the mountains and of the town are great and the night skies are stunning. Drives to Santa Fe, Taos Ski Resort, Casinos, the Rio Grande River Gorge, etc. are easy day trips and well worth the drive. We really enjoyed shopping in Taos and Santa Fe along with sampling the delicious cuisine of the area.

All in all, we had a wonderful time at this property (we use Vrbo often) which was just what we needed for a relaxing and fun get away. This is definitely a case where the professionally done pictures are indicative of the quality of this home. Enjoy!

~ Mark & Erika

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taos Pueblo
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Taos Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Tons of great options in town
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Tons of great options in town
Car: recommended

Rejuvenate your Body, Mind, and Spirit at a Luxury Vacation Rental in Taos, New Mexico

Breathtaking mountains, rushing rivers, exquisite dining and world famous art await you in Taos, New Mexico. Fiery sunsets and clean mountain air will refresh your spirit, and skiing, hiking, or fly-fishing will satisfy your adventurous side. From white-water rafting on the Rio Grande to the magical slopes of Angel Fire and Taos Ski Valley, the outdoors beckon you to play. In town, a myriad of museums and galleries, an evening at the Winter Wine Festival, or a meal at one of the world-class restaurants will delight you. With Elite Destination Homes, you will have access to it all from your private luxury vacation rental in Taos, New Mexico.

Whether you come for the horse-back riding, the hot springs, white-water rafting, or down-hill skiing, to shop, to dine, or to explore the fascinating art and heritage of the Southwest, or simply to luxuriate in the privacy of your own spectacular corner of the world, let Elite take care of every detail, and indulge in a vacation that will last a lifetime.


Rates & Availability

Taos House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2016 Standard Rate
Mar 20 2016 - Nov 18 2016
4 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
2016 Standard Rate
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 16 2016
4 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 Standard Rate
Jan 8 2017 - Mar 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 5 2017 - Mar 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
2017 Standard Rate
Mar 20 2017 - Nov 17 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
2017 Standard Rate
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning Fee $295
Tax Rate 5.0%

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5% tax not included
2.5% processing fee
$89 Damage Insurance Fee
$295 cleaning fee for all reservations
$125 additional mid-stay cleaning fee for reservations of 7+ nights

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Taos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 4600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathrom (His) - toilet , tub , shower , Full bathroom with Japanese style bathtub
    Master Bathroom (Hers) - toilet , shower , bidet , Full bathroom with shower and bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Shared between the two guest suites
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Suite - 1 queen , Fireplace, TV, deck w/ sunset views, en suite his/hers bath
    Bedroom 2 - Tranquil, custom bed, sliding doors to deck and gardens
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Full bed, meditation room, 10 ft beamed ceiling, garden deck
  • This allergy free home uses 100% cotton linens. There is a single day bed in the Library. Plus a roll away, if needed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Throughout the house there is a harmonious coming together of space, structure, and material that awaken the extraordinary; Ingredients on a silk canvas to turn one’s existence at ZEN TAOS into joy.

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