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Big Foot cabin at 8300 Feet in the Jemez Springs Mountains

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, Loft, 2 Bathrooms (sleeps up to 9 in beds, 2 air mattresses)

This is a beautiful, secluded log cabin nestled on three acres of forest land in the mountains above Jemez Springs at an elevation of approximately 8,300 feet. We have enjoyed this wonderful place and want to share with other friends, families and guests.

Located at mile marker 33 on Hwy 4, the cabin is 1 hour 45 minutes from the ABQ International Airport and 1 hour 20 minutes from downtown Santa Fe.

The cabin sits in the Jemez mountain hunting zone 6a, with zone 6b (Valles Caldera just down the road)

Upon arrival, you will find an array of amenities to enjoy during your relaxing mountain retreat, including:

1. an open floor plan with exposed log beams;

2. There are 3 bedrooms and a loft area, which are organized as follows:

a. 1st floor – King size bed

b. 2nd floor- Double bed

c. 2nd Floor – triple bunk (3 twins)

d. 2nd Floor Loft area – trundle bed (2 twins)

e. There is room in the loft, in the bunk room and in the living room to put the 2 air mattresses.

3. a dining room with seating for eight;

4. large windows to admire the beautiful vistas;

5. two full bathrooms;

6. a full kitchen, including a dishwasher

7. an outdoor grill;

8. a full laundry; and

9. a wood burning stove with pre-chopped wood outside.

- if you need basic groceries, Amanda’s, a small general store, located 7 miles south on Hwy. 4, has groceries, bait and tackle, and fishing licenses;

There are books, board games, video games, and movies catering to all ages. There is a flat screen TV, Blu-Ray player and XBox 360, along with basic internet access. Cable and basic television are not available. The cabin has very spotty cell reception, but has a landline with free long distance throughout the contiguous United States. Internet is also very unreliable but who needs it with all this?!

From the large front porch, which accommodates up to eight adults, you can enjoy incredible sunsets, star gazing and abundant wildlife. In the winter months, enjoy the view of the snow-capped ridge and sledding on the hill in the front of the cabin (two small sleds are provided).

Hiking is limitless, and the cabin is a perfect starting point for walks in the forest or strolls on the access road. The cabin is ten minutes from waterfalls and swimming at Jemez Falls and the East Fork Trail to the south. Fishing and hiking at Las Conchas is 10 minutes away to the north. Within 25 minutes you can visit Bandelier National Monument, the Valles Caldera or Fenton Lake. Within 30 minutes you can be in downtown Los Alamos in the north, skiing in Pajarito Ski Area or be in downtown Jemez Springs to the south.

The Village of Jemez Springs has great shopping flavored by local artists. There are great restaurants, including a real saloon where you can eat, drink and meet the locals. Also located in Jemez Springs is the famous hot springs and full service day spa where everyone on your trip can be pampered after a long day of enjoying the outdoors.

Enjoy the wonderful cabin with your friends and loved ones in this beautiful mountain setting. Have fun, enjoy the views, the air, and the peace and quiet.

We are willing to consider all events on our property. Please contact us regarding specific limitations and fees related to events.

During Mid-November to Mid-March, please plan to utilize an AWD or 4X4 to get to the cabin. The roads to the property are plowed, but not during an active storm. After plowing, there is the potential for 2-3" packed snow and ice.

More Details

Owner
Jason and Leslie
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

Why Jason and Leslie chose New Mexico

The view and the beauty of the countryside.

What makes this cabin unique

Close to ABQ but far enough to get away from the city.

Amenities

Jemez Springs Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , Bunk Bed/Triple bunk in separate room.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , On loft
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Twin/Single Bed: Twin bed is on loft.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Notes:
Events are welcome. Please contact us for specific fees related to events scheduled at our property.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(60 traveler reviews)

Big Foot cabin at 8300 Feet in the Jemez Springs Mountains
average rating of 4.9 based on 60 reviews
Los Alamos NM
5

Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

We live in Los Alamos and just wanted somewhere close but didn't feel close (if that makes sense). We are also thinking of buying a place in the Jemez so it was a great way to see if we liked being up there. And WE LOVED IT!!!! We had the best spring break with all of our kids, my husband could still get up

And go to work (giving him the opportunity to see how the commute was). Thank you so much for working with us on our special needs!! We loved our stay!!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Time in the snow.

  • 5 of 5

My wife had a wonderful birthday at Big Foot Cabin. The Cabin had easy access Pajarito Ski Area which was very fun (no crowd). The cabin was beautiful with tremendous views of the surrounding area. Our friends had some trouble with their car in the snow and the caretaker's husband and the neighbor were nice enough to help. Also, Jason and Leslie were understanding of our situation and did not charge us for being a little late leaving. I would definitely stay again and recommend this spot to friends.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This cabin was utter perfection!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing time here! The cabin had everything you could want and was the perfect hideaway with our family!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cabin and the beautiful area! Cabin was well set up, very organized, clean and lovely! Great experience!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Goliad, Texas
4

Wonderful location

  • 4 of 5

Our family really enjoyed our stay at Bigfoot Cabin. We stayed the week after Christmas and there was well over a foot of snow all around the cabin. The sledding and snowplay was great. The home is beautiful and well equipped. The kitchen was great for cooking our own meals. The beds were comfortable and there were plenty of linens and pillows. Even though it was cold and snowy outside, we were warm and toasty inside and the water heater kept up with our large group. There were games and movies provided for our indoor entertainment. The neighborhood is peaceful & fairly secluded with steep gravel roads, they definitely mean it when they say you need a 4x4 or AWD vehicle to get to it during winter but it was well worth it to stay at this little winter wonderland. They even had sleds on property for our use! We met a couple of the neighbors while out playing and they were very friendly. The one negative would be that there is no garbage pick up so you are expected to haul your own trash out or pay to leave it and the only dump station is only open Wed & Sat., this was somewhat annoying but we managed. We would definitely recommend this property and would like to visit again someday.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Professional, courteous owners, and a great base for exploration.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is roomy and comfortable, with Xbox games for the kids and a selection of adult and kid movies. Beds are everywhere! Plenty of space for 8-10 people, we'd guess. Well-stocked kitchen (but bring your own condiments) and a great location for exploring the Jemez Mountains. What set this apart for us was the professional attention of the owners, who made absolutely sure that we had all the information we'd need to make informed decisions about what type of car to bring in the winter (must-have 4WD or AWD) and who checked for ice on steps before we arrived. Although the well-defined rules might seem onerous to some free spirits, we appreciated greatly that they communicated their (very reasonable and fair) expectations up-front. Like many mountain properties, this would be a difficult cabin for those with limited mobility, especially in winter. Highly impressed and would definitely return!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Albuquerque Airport
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Villiage of Jemez Springs
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 4 and Forrest Road #10
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
HWY 4 and HWY 126 to Fenton Lake
Car: necessary

All of the areas below have web information.

Hiking within 5 minutes of the Cabin:

Las Conchas:

Jemez Falls (small areas for wading):

East Fork Trail: (small area for wading if you veer off to the Box Canyon)

Hiking within 15 minutes of the Cabin:

Battleship Rock

Spence Hot Springs

Valles Caldera (high recommended for free range exploring)

Hiking within 20 minutes of the Cabin:

San Antonio Hot Springs (Great adventure if you have a 4x4 to get to the staging area)

Fish Hatchery

Fenton Lake – Fishing! You can purchase poles at “Amanda’s” (see below) and get a fishing license there if you need one.

Groceries:

Amanda's is the 15 minutes away for general groceries and bait (if you like to fish)

Smiths is in Los Alamos about 40 minutes away

Restaurants:

Los Ojos in Jemez Springs about 20 minutes from the Cabin - Very basic burgers and beer

Stagecoach in Jemez Springs about 20 minutes from the Cabin - country cooking - fried foods

Ridgeback Café - Next to Amanda's about 15 minutes away from the Cabin - sandwiches, salads and burgers

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Rates & Availability

Jemez Springs Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holiday 2017 1
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday 2017 2
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Holidays 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 3 2018
2 night minimum stay
$175
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 7.0%

The rates are based on 6 guests. Each additional guest is charged an extra $15 per night. Rates are subject to change until rental is confirmed. We accept checks or cash.

There are 3 bedrooms and a loft area, which are organized as follows:
a. 1st floor – King size bed
b. 2nd floor- Double bed
c. 2nd Floor – triple bunk (3 twins)
d. 2nd Floor Loft area – trundle bed (2 twins)
e. There is room in the loft, in the bunk room and in the living room to put the 2 air mattresses.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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