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Enjoy Fabulous Tennis, 360 Views, 15 Min to Plaza Yours Today!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Let the stunning views of the Jemez and Sangre de Cristo mountains be the backdrop of your next tennis match or special get-together with friends. Every window has a view, every attention to high-end detail has been made.

Come play a few sets on Casa del Coyote's beautiful tennis court (some call it 'the best court in New Mexico') with it's wonderful views and comfortable seating for spectators.

Perfect for a golf, tennis or bookclub getaway, as well as family vacations, this spacious adobe style house invites you to gather by the pinon-burning kiva fireplaces in the living room, take your morning coffee under the covered portal outside looking east towards the Sangre de Cristo mountains, or watch the sun set over the Jemez mountains in the west while dining al fresco on the kitchen patio.

The centrally-located eat-in gourmet kitchen, with its granite counters and island and SubZero, Wolf, and Asko appliances, is well-stocked with the essentials for making a great meal, and roomy enough for your entire group to hang out in. You can eat your meals at the pounded copper 6 person dining table (easily expanded to seat 12) inside, or at the oval outdoor dining table on the kitchen patio.

Why stay at an inn or hotel, when you can enjoy all this space?

Four separate sleeping areas allow you to comfortably spread out (see description), and three full baths help keep everyone happy.

Numerous tennis racquets are available if you don't want to bring your own, and a can of tennis balls is provided.

The house's 2.5 acres has extensive landscaping, and is fully fenced for your privacy and containment of your dogs.

Our caretakers live on site in a casita overlooking the tennis court that is well separated from the main house. They are eager to take care of any of your needs or concerns.

Keywords: 3 Bedrooms + Convertible Sofa, 3 Baths (Sleeps 8)

More Details

Owner
Connie Keeran
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Connie Keeran

Though we live on the East Coast now, we look forward to having more time to spend in sunny Santa Fe now that we have bought a second home there. We love tennis, golf, hiking, biking, eating out, art and opera, and Santa Fe is just the place to indulge in all our passions.

Connie Keeran purchased this house in 2011

Why Connie Keeran chose Santa Fe

I grew up in Santa Fe close to the Plaza, and knew I wanted a Santa Fe home on the north side of town without the noise and congestion you get right in downtown. The land northwest of Santa Fe is known for its rolling hills, sweeping views and quiet, so our house located in the residential community of La Tierra, is perfect. A short ride to downtown Santa Fe, on a quiet cul-de-sac with beautiful views and a tennis court - - what could be better? The ride to and from the house to Santa Fe is actually a plus, the views of the mountains each way are spectacular. Santa Fe is the perfect vacation destination with something for everyone - - art, culture, restaurants, history, golf, tennis, hiking, skiing, biking, rafting. Our home is a great place to gather with friends, play some tennis, read by the fire or get away from the heat under the covered portal. Come enjoy it!

What makes this house unique

We are located just over fifteen minutes from downtown Santa Fe and close to the many activities available in northern New Mexico.

Amenities

La Tierra House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) An oversize master bedroom has a king size bed, a wonderful bath with a jetted tub, two sinks and separate shower with huge walk in closet, a door outside to the covered portal, and a t.v. Queen size Beds (1) This bedroom, which doubles as a family room, has a comfortable seating area with a t.v., a poker table and chairs complete with professional poker chips, a queen bed for sleeping, a lovely ensuite bathroom, a large walk-in closet, and two doors to the outside, one to the kitchen patio and one to a private sunning area surrounded by a coyote fence. Twin or Single Beds (1) This bedroom has twin beds, its own door outside to the kitchen patio, and a large closet, with a complete bath just across the hall. Sleep Sofa (1). The living room contains a queen sleeper sofa, easily pulled out at night and folded away during the day. The living room shares the hall bath with the 2nd bedroom, and has an outside door
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Air conditioning is not really needed in Santa Fe, instead the house has an evaporative cooling system to lower the temperature as well as ceiling fans in most rooms. Skylights give the house a light and airy feeling - you can even see the moon thru them. Our art work and old maps add visual interest to the rooms . Play some poker or bridge at our marble-topped poker table.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9375 based on 32 reviews
Peoria, AZ
5

Beautiful,comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

Thank you to Connie for sharing your lovely home with us. A spacious and inviting environment for our family gathering. The private patios off bedrooms and living spaces allowed guests to enjoy quiet moments when they chose. The house was very clean with lots of extra details that made our stay more enjoyable...thank you for the thought put into each space. We enjoyed cooking together in the large well stocked kitchen and eating out on the patio. Lawrence was there to greet us when we arrived and available if we had any questions. The quiet residential location away from the city was an oasis for us. Santa Fe is only a short drive away. Thank you so much we would love to return...your property is high on our list of places we have stayed.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice review. We're glad you enjoyed our home as much as we do. Please come again!
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Denver, CO
5

Quiet, peaceful, wonderful views, nice house!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the spaciousness of the house. Amazing kitchen. Beautiful house. Nearby hikes in the open space also had amazing views.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Santa Fe Style Accommdations in serene setting

  • 5 of 5

Set outside the busy city center, surrounded by beautiful scenery of brush, desert, mountain views in the distance. Altho you're out of the tourist hub-bub, there is easy access to town and Opera.

This is a beautiful, quintessential Santa Fe style home. Lots of windows and doorways that can be left open for breezes and sunshine to pour through the interior. Large, spacious beautifully furnished living room, dining room and kitchen. Kitchen is exceptionally well equipped (for example: 3 kinds of coffee makers and a wine refrigerator). Two great patios, one for morning coffee and one for afternoon Happy Hour. Good looking BBQ that we did not have the chance to use. Large bathrooms with lots of countertop space are great for roommates that share a bath. Floorplan is excellent, with one bedroom and bath set apart - worked perfect as my "office" space since I had to do work stuff during the week. We're four senior women - and found the mattresses very comfortable.

Extensive city trail system within easy walk of house, so you can hike or bike for miles in a rural setting.

Caretaker gave us a warm welcome and answered our last minute questions. Very congenial but never obtrusive.

Caveats: You may find a desert bug or two in the house (don't worry, not roaches!) - very small price to pay for the setting and gorgeous accommodations. Don't recommend arriving after dark the first time you go to house because this rural setting's roads are not well lit, and be sure to turn into first left in cul-de-sac (there is a second driveway, but not as easy to enter.) Last quarter mile or so of roadway is gravel - very well maintained.

All 4 of us really looking forward to returning, as well as booking for other family and friend gatherings. This accommodation is delightful.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Caretaker was very nice and so helpful.

  • 4 of 5

Lovely clean house with a wonderful caretaker on the grounds

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet and spacious but close to downtown and all activities.

  • 5 of 5

The property was spacious, immaculate, and loaded with amenities. Lots of places to walk and run, beautiful tennis courts. We really loved our stay here and I would highly recommend it. Less than an hour to tent rocks, 15 minutes to the plaza, 17 minutes to meow wolf. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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davis, CA
5

great place!

  • 5 of 5

We were surprised by how BIG this rental is - a full, large house on 2+ acres! Somehow I thought from the pics of a tennis court that it was a condo with a shared court, but no! The property manager lives on the premises in a smaller structure, across the court from the house- just FYI - very pleasant and helpful, unobtrusive.

Plusses: Lovely fixtures, comfy beds, very clean, 3 full bathrooms and a well-stocked, gourmet kitchen. Absolutely quiet and a great, very safe-feeling location. It is well away from the plaza, but Santa Fe is small enough that this does not matter, unless you are walking. Great stars and sunsets!! Big place, 2 master suites - so lots of privacy.

Minuses: It would be great to get some lighting in over the "poker table" (it's not very usable). The beds in the "singles" room are really small - even at 5'5" my feet were hanging off the end! Fine for kids or short adults - would be great if one was swapped out for a double/full :-).

All in all we strongly recommend this rental - it was nicer than I'd thought it would be.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your strong recommendation, and taking the time to write a detailed review. I appreciate your thoughts about the twin beds and lighting over the poker table, and will work on addressing both of those issues.
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Santa Fe has great restaurants, museums, art galleries, world-famous opera, and many outdoor festivals on the plaza, a short drive away. The Santa Fe Opera is 20 minutes from the house. The Santa Fe area has wonderful golfing - there are 10 public courses within 90 minutes of our house, and Las Campanas' (private) two 18-hole courses are only minutes away. Tennis is available on site at our fabulous tennis court. Great hiking is all around - follow the Anasazis' footsteps on the mesa at Tsankawi and climb into their cliff dwellings at Bandelier, hike to the Rio Grande from the east or west, hike Atalaya for a bird's eye view of Santa Fe, drive to the Santa Fe Ski Basin and test your endurance with a hike up Baldy Mountain. During the winter, the Santa Fe Ski Basin is 45 minutes away, and Taos Ski Valley about 2 hours away for downhill skiing.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $160
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Pet Fee $50

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.
Maximum 8 people
Pets are welcome after approval by owner
Cleaning fee of $160 in addition to nightly rate.
New Mexico Gross Receipts tax of 7.0 charged on total balance due.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.