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Gorgeous on Garcia: Lux Adobe, Stroll to Plaza and Canyon Rd, Dogs ok!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Close to Key Sites: 2 Bed 2 Bath Adobe in Historic Eastside Hot Tub!

Experience this authentic Santa Fe home off spectacular Garcia Street in the historic Eastside Santa Fe neighborhood. Nearby trails take you quickly to Canyon Road galleries, the downtown Plaza (less than a mile), the Capitol and Railroad districts. Smell the fresh mountain air and hear the Cathedral bells as you relax in the front or back portals. Soak in the new hot tub after a day of site seeing, skiing or hiking.

If this home is not available on the dates you want, please check out my other listing, Casa Kateri VRBO 859493. Please let me know! Also great for larger groups (3 BR, 2 BA)

This two -bedroom two-bath adobe is perfect for couples or a family or a group of friends exploring Santa Fe's many riches. Your dog(s) will relax in the completely enclosed patio and will love the compound's open space. If you're a larger group, consider my other home right next door, Casa Kateri (VRBO 859493)!

This renovated home is a sophisticated blend of contemporary and traditional Santa Fe, bringing casual elegance throughout. The home features beautiful hardwood floors, original thick adobe walls, and viga ceilings. Decorated with exquisite New Mexico art (both Spanish and Pueblo style) as well as traditional and contemporary furnishings, you'll be in Santa Fe style in no time.

Refrigerated air-conditioning, state-of-the-art HD flat-screen television (with premium cable, Apple TV), wireless internet, allow you to ease into perfect relaxation, with every modern convenience.

The large living room features a welcoming corner Kiva fireplace. You'll enjoy the room's light and serenity as you relax by the fire. The plush red leather sofa turns into a Temper-pedic queen bed ideal for two.

The kitchen is well-equipped with Elba gas range and Sub-Zero refrigerator, Keurig coffee-maker, granite counters, dishwasher, and all the accoutrements to handle gourmet at-home cooking. Enjoy outside grilling with new Weber gas grill.

The separate dining room is casually appointed with a beautiful round dining table that easily seats four or can expand into a larger buffet. You may also enjoy dining in the rear portal with it’s comfortable patio table and chairs.

The large master bedroom features a king bed, large walk-in closet, and a desk for those of you who are working and vacationing. Excellent bedding: top end Sealy Posturepedic Optima mattresses and Restoration Hardware/Hotel Collection linens for your comfort.

The ‘en-suite’ master bathroom of glass, stone, and marble, has walk-in glass shower and opens to the private patio with the hot tub. After a day of skiing or hiking you'll love to take in the starry sky while you soak in the hot tub.

The ample guest bedroom has two extra-long twin beds that can be transformed into a king bed - just let me know how you want it.The second bath also offers a jacuzzi tub/shower combo.

Near both bedrooms is a laundry room with energy-efficient washer and dryer.

The home provides two ample parking spots on either side of the home.

A perfect home to enjoy with friends and family the Historic Eastside and old Santa Fe!

Santa Fe 2017 Festival Dates

Santa Fe Restaurant Week Feb 19 - 26

Santa Fe Century Bike Ride - May 21

Canyon Road Spring Art Festival - May 12 - 13

ART Feast Edible Art Tour (Canyon Road and Downtown) - June 11

Rodeo De Santa Fe - late June

Santa Fe Opera - June 30- August 25

International Folk Art Festival July 14 - 16

Spanish Market - July 29 to 30

Indian Market - August 16 to 20

Burning of Zozobra - Sept 1

Fiestas de Santa Fe - Sept 8 - 10

Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta - Sept 27 - Oct 1

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta - Oct 7 - Oct 15

Santa Fe Indépendant Film Festival - last week of October

Las Posadas - December 14

Canyon Road Farolito Walk - December 24

Let me know if you have questions.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Fran

I grew up in Santa Fe and attended the nearby 'Garcia St. Club' as a young girl. I've always loved this part of Santa Fe and so pleased to own this authentic, yet modern, adobe. I left New Mexico to attend Stanford University in California and have lived in the Bay Area since, now residing in the Potrero Hill neighborhood of San Francisco.

Professionally, I'm a veteran of several Internet start-ups most notably Match and TRUSTe (privacy solutions), and now Babierge, baby equipment rental platform.

In San Francisco, I often rent my home and my guests invariably remark on its comfort, style and art. I hope you will will feel the same at my house on Garcia St.

Fran purchased this house in 2013

Why Fran chose Santa Fe

To me, Garcia St. is quintessentially Santa Fe. Beautiful homes and 'compounds' adorn both sides of the long boulevard as it climbs toward the Santa Fe foothills. My property is nestled in a historic compound with an exceptional setting and location.

This is my first house on Garcia St., I recently bought and renovated the house next door, Casa de la Luz (VRBO 859493), which is a larger 3 bedroom home. Together they make an idea "compound" for larger groups and families.

The home is quiet, warm and comfortable with all the authentic Santa Fe features you'd want: Viga ceilings, Kiva fireplace, hardwood floors and thick adobe walls.

This home also offers air conditioning, updated gourmet kitchen and bathrooms, large outside portal in back and private portal and hot tub off the Master bedroom. The home is expertly decorated and includes all the conveniences such as wireless Internet, HD TVs, and Sonos sound. Check out the incredible New Mexico art.

What makes this house unique

When you enter the quiet lane and you will immediately feel the serenity of the natural peace and quiet and take in the fresh mountain air.

On foot (and through the secret shortcut) you can easily explore the old adobe filled neighborhoods, jaunt over to Museum Hill, take an art amble on Canyon Road, and go to the historic Plaza - less than a mile - for the many restaurants and entertainment options.

During the winter, easy access up to the Santa Fe ski area (16 miles).

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband and I rented this home for ourselves and another couple. We came in on motorcycles and the location was just perfect for numerous reasons: the motorcycles were in a safe location that was truly off the beaten path but we could all walk to the most desirable areas in downtown Santa Fe. We walked to the Plaza, down Canyon Road to art galleries and to El Farol for tapas and live music. The other couple loved the guitar and played every night, what a unique addition!

The home itself is wonderfully outfitted with new and modern appliances and remodeled to perfection with granite countertops and tile floors, new lighting and fixtures. The other couple had never experienced adobe construction and were amazed at how cool the house kept...we got to teach them a little about the hard trowel plaster walls inside that help keep it cool but are also beyond gorgeous.

On return from staying in the home, we went out and purchased the exact same bed for ourselves...we have been hunting a great mattress for years!! Thanks so much for the location, comfort and beauty of your home. We will definitely come back and stay.
Jun 2013
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Santa Fe Plaza
"The historical heart of the city. "
Loretto Chapel
"Great story"
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Canyon Road
"A beautiful winding street through old Santa Fe. Tons of galleries and a number of good res..."
Palace of the Governors
"Make sure you learn about the Pueblo Revolt"
La Boca
"Great for a late afternoon or late evening wine and tapas"
Tomasita's Restaurant
"A hometown favorite - order the Sopappillas"
Harry's Roadhouse
"Great for brunch, actually any meal. The garden is lovely in the summer. Very inventive "d..."
Ski Santa Fe
"Go Ski!"
"Fabulous retail destination with all kinds of specialty and import shops."
TIA Sophia's
"Again, a regular destination for a "Christmas Tree" burrito or the morning bacon role"
The Compound Restaurant
"Fine dining"
El Farol Restaurant & Lounge
"Check out the music schedule and the Flamenco on Fri/Sat nights. Always dancing!"
Clafoutis French Bakery & Restaurant
"Sometimes you have to have a good croissant or a wonderfully fresh salad"
La Fonda on the Plaza
"Guarding the Plaza, La Fonda remains authentic and beautiful. Rooftop bar is fun as is the ..."
"Fine dining and a great bar too (with a simpler and cheaper menu). Again, an easy walk from..."
Restaurant Martin
"Intimate and fine restaurant, love the garden"
The Shed
"A must do for authentic Santa Fe cuisine. I always go or #4 (Red stacked blue corn enchilad..."
Santa Fe Children's Museum
"My boys loved this hand on museum"
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
"The center of Catholicism in New Mexico. Wonderfully restored. Hear the bells from my fron..."
Whole Foods Market
New Mexico Museum of Art
"Wonderful exhibit on NM art through time and context"
Cafe Pasqual's
"A step up from Tia Sophias - gourmet and delicious NM favorites and more"
Museum Hill Cafe
Ten Thousand Waves - Houses of the Moon
"Wonderful spa in the mountains"
Museum of International Folk Art
"Up Garcia and around Old Santa Fe Trail. Wonderful destination for all."
El Santuario de Chimayo
"Worth the drive to visit this special old church with healing dirt. Couple with lunch at Ra..."
Bandelier National Monument
"Ancient ruins of the Pueblo people. Well worth the scenic drive."
High Desert Healthcare & Massage
"Wonderful staff for a relaxing massage"
Museum of Spanish Colonial Art
"Learn more about the Spanish colonists artistic endeavors"
Institute of American Indian Arts Museum
New Mexico State Capitol
"Santa Fe is the Capitol of New Mexico. The building is often called the Round House"
Station at the Railyard
Cowgirl BBQ
"Good bbq and usually great music"
San Miguel Mission
"One of the oldest in US"
Tesuque Pueblo Flea Market
French Pastry Shop & Restaurant
Coyote Cafe
"Enjoy the scene from the rooftop bar"
Randall Davey Audubon Center
"A wonderful drive, walk, or bike ride to this preserve in the Santa Fe watershed"
Dale Ball Trails
"More wonderful trails in the Santa Fe watershed"
"Across from Geronimos and El Farol, a wonderful respite on your Canyon Road walk. Now servi..."
Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian
Contemporary Southwest Galleries
Lensic Performing Arts Center
"Santa Fe's premier performance space"
Manitou Galleries
"Among one of my favorite galleries"
Cristo Rey Parish
Downtown Subscription
Garcia St
"Stroll up Garcia, down Camino Monte Sol to Canyon Road or Acequia Madre to Delgado Street"
Montez Gallery
"Wonderful gallery in the beautiful church featured on my Ed Sandoval painting in the Garcia ..."
La Casa Sena
"Nice garden, fun music in the evenings"
Nambe Outlet Store
Santa Fe National Forest
"Beautiful forest as you climb up Hyde Park Road. In October the Aspens are simply gorgeous"
Sun Mountain
"Just above St. John's College and Zia Road, one of the prettiest landmark in the Santa Fe re..."
Kaune Food Town
"Closest market to the home. Terrific butcher and cheese and deli shop. Great wine selection"
Shake Foundation
"Fantastic green chile cheese burger and all the fixings including root beer floats, milk sha..."
"Offers a wide assortment of delicious salads"
Atalaya Trail
"A tough but rewarding hike - amazing view from the peak. Lots of switchbacks. Access the tr..."
Flying Star Cafe -- CLOSED
"Wide selection of diner and New Mexico goodies including great deserts."
La Choza Restaurant
"Sister to the perennial favorite The Shed. Serves sopapillas too."
St. Francis Cathedral
The Santa Fe Opera
"Enjoy the opera in an open air theatre every summer. Bring a tailgate picnic (fancy style) ..."
Santa Fe Farmers Market
"On Tuesdays and Saturdays. Easy walk from my home. Don't miss the fresh green chile in the..."
Chocolate Maven Bakery & Cafe
"Chocolate and Pastries too"
Santa Fe International Folk Art Market
"Fantastic show of craft and arts around the world. "
Ghost Ranch
"A nice excursion to Abiqu and the cliffs and environment that inspired Georgia O'Keefe"
Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta
Kakawa Chocolate House
"Great atmosphere and even better chocolate"
Dr. Field Goods Kitchen
"Love their salads and sandwiches, especially the duck and cubano,"
Pantry Restaurant
"Great for breakfast and tortilla burger"
Del Charro Saloon
"Fun sports bar with good NM pub firm"
Tecolote Cafe
"Yummy bisquets"
"A plan nursery, a furniture store, a Mexican curio store . . . "
Santuario de Guadalupe
Pink Adobe
Santa Fe School of Cooking
"I haven't ever been, but its supposed to be great."
Museum of Fine Arts
Atrisco Cafe & Bar
"The lamb burrito is not to be missed at this local favorite"
Madrid Town At NM
Cheesemongers of Santa Fe
Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian
Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery
Pilates Santa Fe
Casa Ramona
"This is my other vacation rental (30 days or more) in the lovely Park Plazas subdivision on ..."
Santa Fe Botanical Garden
"Always worth a visit not only for the plants but sculpture too"
Tesuque Village Market
"Wonderful for breakfast and the drive to Tesuque is always rewarding"
Jambo Cafe
"Well you can't eat chile everyday!"
Kokopelli Rafting Adventures
Joseph's Culinary Pub
"Inventive and delicious. Fun bar."
Ten Thousand Waves
"Experience the joy of the outdoor tubs under the stars in the mountains near Hyde Park. Get..."
New Mexico History mMuseum
Manitou Galleries
"I've bought a number of pieces here including those by Fran Larsen, Miguel Martinez and more"
Ten Thousand Waves
"Experience the joy of the outdoor tubs under the stars in the mountains near Hyde Park. Get..."
Taberna -- CLOSED
"Nice for an afternoon snack"
Radish & Rye
"Inventive menu, great cocktails"
Rio Chama Steakhouse
"Great sports bar. Food is always good. Friendly bartenders."
Meow Wolf
"Wow! From George R.R. Martin and an artist collective comes one of the most amazing fun hou..."
Rancho de Chimayo Restaurante
"Wonderful destination for NM specialties (after you visit the chapel)"
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Albuquerque, NM
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
El Farol
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
410 S. Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM 87502
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Downtown Subscription Cafe
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Ski Santa Fe
Car: recommended


Historic Eastside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please read Hot Tub Precautions and Rules.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , Outdoor patio
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Guest Room - 2 twin/ single , The two twin beds convert easily to a King bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Features door to back patio, walk-in closet, desk
  • Sealy Posturepedic Optima Mattresses Restoration Hardware Linens
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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Gorgeous on Garcia: Lux Adobe, Stroll to Plaza and Canyon Rd, Dogs ok!
average rating of 4.9466667 based on 82 reviews
Corrales, New Mexico

Lovely Santa Fe Home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at "Gorgeous on Garcia" in July 2017. The quaint 2 bedroom adobe home slept 6 comfortably. Beautiful furnishings throughout, nice large living area with fireplace, full kitchen with all the amenities and lovely nice size private backyard seating. Canyon Road, art galleries, shopping and restaurants are all within walking distance from the home. Check in and check out was a breeze. Would definitely stay there again. #newmexicotrue

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and convenient

  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed for a comfortable stay was there. Great bed, shower and bath, good place to read and have coffee or sit for happy hour, small enclosed area for our dog, recommendations for activities and restaurants. Convenient to the plaza, various hiking and walks, and most activities. Nothing negative to say!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay at Gorgeous on Garcia!

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous on Garcia is a very nice home on a

guiet street off Garcia. Is is conveniently located to walk to town and shops and restaurants. It is also walkable to St. John's Colege which was important to us. Everything in the house, appliances, etc. worked properly.

It was very clean and the patio is lovely! And the guide book that Fran, the owner, put together is fabulous! Covers household info, sites to see, restaurants, shops, etc. I highly recommend Gorgeous on Garcia!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable and convenient

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property for a month and enjoyed every day of it. The beds are lucious. Every night was a great night's sleep. The courtyard in back is comfortable and we enjoyed cooking in the well equipped kitchen. Thanks for a great stay

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful house! Really easy to work with as well!

  • 5 of 5

we stayed for 5 nights and thoroughly enjoyed the house. The two king setup was great for us and the hot tub was perfect after a day on the slops.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Walk to Town

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home within walking distance to shops, restaurants, art galleries, town. Well equipped with everything you need if you want to cook breakfast or dinner. Loved the enclosed back patio since we were able to bring our two dogs. Fireplace and hot tub were wonderful during our January stay. Would love to go back during the summer months.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $160
Pet Fee $50
Damage Insurance $59

Santa Fe Short Term Rental License # : 17-00143557

Rates may change daily as I use "Dynamic Pricing" to set price levels. The service takes into account events, occupancy (Hotels, Airbnb) and other factors. It does not adjust for longer stays, so please ask me about weekly or monthly rates.

Additional fees for pets and events.

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.

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