|Minimum Stay||3 - 5 nights|
Our Casa de Suenos (House of Dreams) is an adobe style home situated on the high mesa at the North edge of Taos with spectacular views of the Taos mountains and sunsets. (Here is a recent collage of time lapse scenes from our house showing the area and its natural wonders: https://vimeo.com/170322810 ) With 1,650 square feet of living space it can comfortably accommodate up to 6 people and is eclectically and tastefully decorated. The two bedroom suites, which are at separate ends of the house, have new queen and king beds with plush new linens and towels. The master bath has a jacuzzi and walk in shower as well as a full bathroom next to the guest room suite. We have a futon and a new hide a bed with memory foam in the living room. And a brand new hot tub sits just outside in a private area. Our kitchen is fully equipped with newly purchased cookware, a gas stove and cook top, a full refrigerator with filtered water and an ice-maker and a large gas grill outside the door on the patio to cook while you're enjoying the mountain views. A beautiful kiva fireplace warms the living room with plenty of seating to enjoy from three plush couches as well as a large fire pit outdoors with ample pinyon wood for both. Our home is artist owned with original colorful Southwest paintings in all the rooms and many cultural touches from our world travels. Additional amenities include a 42' satellite HDTV, DVD library and player, wifi internet access, iPod docking player and a full stereo system, new hot tub, new washer/dryer with laundry soap provided, iron and ironing board, toaster, micro-wave, coffee pot, porta crib and jacuzzi tub and private shower in the master bath.
As much as we enjoy the home, we love the peace and quiet of the open spaces that surround us. And you may not have really seen stars and the Milky Way until you have spent an evening as our guests. The sage covered mesa has an old road, immediately accessible from our acreage, which invites cycling, jogging or walking all the way to the Rio Grande Gorge if you like, with views of the mountains around Taos, the Jemez Mountains far to the southwest near Los Alamos and the far western horizon.
We visit our Taos home on a regular basis and as a result, it is very well maintained. We are always thinking about what upgrades we need to make - for us as well as you. We also provide complimentary cleaning service at the end of your stay but you may make arrangements for additional house keeping services by contacting our agent Wendy at Taos Getaways.
We are living full time in Colorado but, having fallen in love with Taos and the environs of northern New Mexico, we decided to build a home here in 2007. We both love outdoor activities such as hiking the mountains and deserts, camping and visiting art galleries from here to Santa Fe.
Wendy Rozzelle purchased this house in 2007
We discovered Taos while on a desert and canyon road trip 20 years ago. The area was instantly magical and magnetic for us and we chose the Mesa north of town for the wonderful solitude, the views of the Sacred Mountain of the Taos Pueblo and the huge sky which offers wonders day and night. (See a recent collage of time lapse scenes from our Casa: https://vimeo.com/170322810)
Give peace a chance......
Spent a beautiful week in this glorious house. Everything is beautiful, so well thought out, comfortable.
Loved having early morning coffee overlooking a "popcorn" of bouncing jack rabbits and cottontails.
Thank you for sharing this spectacular home.
My husband and I stayed at Casa de Suenos the week of February 11th. We were traveling with his parents, and the home was perfectly set up for two couples. We each had our own separate space at different ends of the house, and the community areas were large enough to accommodate everyone comfortably. We cooked quite a few meals there and found the kitchen to have everything (and more) that we needed. The home is beautifully decorated, very warm, and inviting. We really loved all of the artwork in the home and the New Mexican decor.
While the home itself was lovely, the best part of Casa de Suenos is the view of the mountains from the back porch. We spent every morning with a cup of coffee on the back porch admiring the view. The home also has a hot tub, which provides incredible star-gazing opportunities at night. We were blown away by the starry sky each night. The location of the home is private but close enough to neighbors should you need anything.
Casa de Suenos is far enough outside of Taos to provide a quiet, relaxing feel, but it is close enough that you can access all of the shops and restaurants that Taos offers very quickly. It was only a 10 minute drive or so by car to reach the Taos Plaza. The home is also easily accessible to all the main roads, which made excursions to Taos Ski Valley, Carson National Forest, Angel Fire, the Gorge Bridge, etc. very easy. Overall we loved Casa de Suenos and will definitely stay here during future visits to Taos!
When you book beware rate does not include: Web site fee, tax, or cleaning fee which other vrbo listings do! House is well equipped but you'll need to lug your firewood and heating controls take days to react so getting the right temp if tough. Pre-arrival questions were not answered well and never heard from anyone during entire stay. Overall pricy for a small house.
We had a great time enjoying the house, scenery, snow and proximity to town and ski area.
Stayed early December. The house was wonderful. Cozy and warm. Our welcome upon arrival was a very nice touch. I'd highly recommend this adobe as a great location to explore the Taos area from.
Perfect place to unwind and relax immediately upon entering this lovely Adobe home. Every detail has been thought out with unique artwork, open floor plan, spacious kitchen with all the amenities, comfortable master suite with jetted tub, hot tub just out the door, games, music, loads of great books, and a bottle of wine in the fridge to welcome us. Who could ask for anything more? Well, the views are pretty outstanding, a wonderful way to wake up in the morning. Walks in the sage in front of the house had several interconnecting trails. Jack rabbits and coyotes abound and the view looking back at the house simply stunning. We have visited Taos several times staying at El Monte Sagrado and another rental house. This place is by far our favorite. Our week at Casa de Suenos flew by and we look forward to returning to this special place next year.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Mar 4 2017 - Mar 25 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Pet Fee||$50 + Tax|
|Cleaning/housekeeping||$125 + Tax|
$400/nt New Years (5 nt min)
$350/nt Christmas (5nt min)
$300/nt March spring break (5 nt min)
$200-$225/nt Regular ski season & high summer (3 nt min)
Low season (Oct 17th-Dec 18th & April 19th-June 15th) potentially negotiable ( still 3 nt min.) These prices exclude Thanksgiving & Memorial Day
A 5% service fee and a 5% Lodging tax must be assessed on all rentals
( If necessary, same day rentals can be arranged )
Taos, New Mexico grew up in the vicinity of the thousand year old Taos Pueblo, a World Heritage site which is still occupied. At various times of the year, it is the setting for ancient dances, little changed since long before Europeans ever set foot here. The public is welcome at many of these demonstrations of lasting Native American tradition.
The town has been a mecca for artists for well over one hundred years and the town to this day is filled with an array of fine art galleries featuring works of every medium. Joining these artists through the years have been a parade of authors including D.H. Lawrence, New York bohemians such as Mabel Dodge Luhan and actors. Dennis Hopper was a prominent local celebrity after having discovered Taos when making the classic 'Easy Rider'. There are multiple music venues in town with entertainment every night of the week somewhere and wonderful restaurants from which to choose.
Our house sits on the mesa just east of the thousand foot deep Rio Grande Gorge (with the Rio Grande here having been designated a Wild and Scenic River in 1968). In March, 2013, this became an integral part of the county's newest national monument, called the Rio Grande Del Norte. It is nearly a quarter of a million acres and according to the recent proclamation, was meant to protect the sweeping and austere expanse of the Taos Plateau, extinct volcanoes including Ute Mountain, San Antonio Mountain and Cerro de la Olla, and the landscape as a “testament to the geologic past of New Mexico and the 70-million-year tectonic history of the Río Grande Rift.” Check out this great link regarding the magic of the Rio Grande country being protected at http://blog.nwf.org/2013/03/a-shining-jewel-el-rio-grande-del-norte-national-monument/.
We are also just west of Arroyo Seco, the gateway to the canyon which takes you to the Taos Ski Valley, less than 30 minutes away. The road to Santa Fe is either by the main highway - or the more historic High Road, which begins near the famous church south of town at Ranchos de Taos and goes south to the village of Chimayo, featuring the famous 200 hundred year old destination for Easter pilgrimages, Santuario de Chimayo. Along the way are many small mountain villages, including Truchas where Robert Redford filmed the wonderful (and instructive) movie, 'The Milagro Beanfield War' and Trampas with its adobe church dating to 1760. West from the Rio Grande Gorge is the famous hot springs and spa known as Ojo Caliente and not far past that is Abiquiu and the 'Ghost Ranch' where Georgia O'Keefe lived out so much of her professional career and life.
Taos has much to offer the visitor, from fishing, whitewater rafting and hiking to gallery walks, fine restaurants and music. And its a place to slow down and feel the pulse of history and traditions while enjoying the beauty of what truly is the 'Land of Enchantment'.