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Victorian Casita year round and artist's residence for a winter retreat

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 580 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom 2 bath winter rental, 2 separate casitas available year round

Relax and enjoy this unique Taos landmark designed and built by

renowned sculptor and painter, Thom Wheeler.

Wake up to the sunlight streaming through beautiful stained glass windows and sit on your private decks and watch the stars at night. The landscaped gardens, fountain and nearby creek are a local attraction and have been featured on the Taos garden tour three times and the subject of numerous magazine articles.

The main residence is available for monthly winter rental.

A freestanding victorian style casita is filled with old world charm with all the modern amenities to make your visit both memorable and comfortable.

A detached one bedroom studio apartment is also available on request for an additional charge. It is on the second story, newly constructed, beautiful views. Kitchenette with refrig and microwave. Perfect for family or friends traveling together.

Keywords: Modern casita with old world charm. Filled with stained glass, marble and stainless steel kitchen, contemporary bath, laundry. Peaceful setting minutes from plaza, galleries and restaurants.

More Details

Owner
Lavinia Wheeler
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 7, 2017

About Lavinia Wheeler

Thom Wheeler is a prominent sculptor and painter, living in Taos since 1985 when he built his castle studio and home. His work is nationally and internationally renowned and in prominent collections around the country.

Why Lavinia Wheeler chose Taos

For skiers or anyone looking for a truly Taos winter escape the artist"s personal home is available to rent on a monthly basis.

The detached casitas offer a peaceful garden setting year round, to relax and enjoy the beauty of Northern New Mexico

What makes this studio unique

An artist sanctuary, mountain views, beautiful gardens peaceful surroundings

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Amenities

Taos Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 580 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Detached Unit - 1 king
  • King bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
hiking trails and waterfall nearby, beautifully landscaped peaceful gardens, art gallery on property, potential for an additional studio apartment for rent.

Reviews

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Victorian Casita year round and artist's residence for a winter retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Colorado Springs, CO
5

Wonderland

  • 5 of 5

Truly a magical place. Thom and Lavinia are wonderful hosts. Do yourself a favor and spend some time with them.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Such a pleasure to share our home with such beautiful people
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5

You won't be disappointed here.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 2 nights here in October. Everything was perfect. They provided coffee and creamer for the coffee pot. A bottle of wine was waiting for us when we arrived. Thom and Lavinia were the perfect host. They both made you feel at home and you could talk to them like you have known them forever. Location was fantastic. I hope to make it back one day.

Don't pass up this Place!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Eclectic!

  • 5 of 5

Thom and Lavania were so hospitable! It felt more like a bed and breakfast than a typical VBRO. The apartment was clean and comfortable. One downside was there was not wifi available in the room. We mentioned this to the owner and they stated they are not able to make it better, but you can access if you sit outside.... this is not a bad option because the porch is very quaint.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely sweet little place

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this place twice now and always look for it when we plan to head to Taos. It's a sweet quirky place on beautiful property. Deliciously comfy bed. Gracious hosts.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. It is a pleasure to have you both as guest. Hope to see you again soon
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kerrville, texas US
5

value and comfort

  • 5 of 5

We loved this casita, and Thom and Lavinia were perfect hosts. The casita is thoughtfully and fully furnished, and since we do most of our own cooking while traveling we especially appreciated the excellent kitchen.Security was excellent - we had no problem leaving for the day. We both also work full-time (even while on vacation) using the internet so we were very happy with the high speed connection. You could not do better for a short or long term stay in Taos. You may want to inquire if the upstairs will be occupied while you are there - it was for a few days while we were there and while there was really no problem you could definitely hear people moving around. We will absolutely book again on our next visit to Taos.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2012
  • Stayed: October 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plano, TX
5

Right in the heart of Taos

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in Taos for the first part of our honeymoon at this beautiful, artsy, folksy casita. Thom and Lavinia were welcoming and their dogs were so cute (we had dog withdrawal since we had to board ours for the trip duration.) The stained glass windows lent the casita a magical light in the late afternoon when the sun shone through, making catnaps very alluring. Even though we came here to get away, the cable TV was nice. Less than 2 minutes drive from old downtown Taos (you could walk there if you wanted.) Thom told us about Oho Caliente, the nearby hot springs, and recommended we take a trip there; we did, and loved it. We spent three nights at the Wheelers', and loved every minute.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2012
  • Stayed: March 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $25
Pet Fee $20

Holiday rates vary

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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