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Casa Buena Vista - Ruidoso/Alto Lakes

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 10 Sleeps

We offer a 3000 sf fully furnished and amenity filled home for a relaxing mountain experience. The home is large enough for family reunions, shared friend vacations and small group retreats, or just a single family that wants room to spread out. Rates depend on final confirmed occupancy. Our home is located at the Alto Lakes Golf & Country Club 10 miles north from downtown Ruidoso at an elevation of 7450 ft. The homesite sits on a heavily wooded ridge with predominantly southern views of sunrises and sunsets. There are 5 large sized bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and it sleeps 10 easily. We have an additional 3000 sf of outside deck area on three levels with spectacular views of Sierra Blanca. The kitchen is fully equipped - microwave, disposal, stove, dishwasher, utensils, cookware, and a breakfast bar. Other features include a family dining table, vaulted greatroom and a separate downstairs media/gameroom for entertaining.


Property Manager
James L Gaspard
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thanks for the wonderful week at your mountain home. We made a lot of family& friend memories to cherish forever, late night lounging on the deck and in the hot tub. The kids enjoyed the game room, everything was perfect. Thank you for one of our best vacations...so relaxing...we loved it.



Three families from Plainview, TX



We love CASA BUENA VISTA!
Jun 2013
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Amenities

Alto Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Adjacent to upstairs suite and 2nd bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Mid-level bathroom adjacent to 2 bedrooms.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Lower level bathroom with double shower and sauna
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upstairs suite - private balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs bedroom attached bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Mid-level bedroom, attached bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Mid-level bedroom, adjacent bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Lower-level bedroom adjacent to large double shower bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
Notes:
Mountain views, pinon trees setting, privacy, golf & country club neighborhood, master Loft BR suite w private deck, total 2king/3queen bedrooms, kitchen/dining, vaulted greatroom, 2 woodburning/1 gas fireplaces, large gameroom with billiards, darts, card table, games galore, large bar area, dry sauna, hot tub, 2 wide screen-hi def tv's, wireless broadband internet access throughout, Dish cable/tv, dvd, stereo/sound system, BBQ grill - propane, deck furniture. Washer/dryer. Ceiling fans - all bedrooms. Central heat - 2 units. Large off-street parking area.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(78 traveler reviews)

Casa Buena Vista - Ruidoso/Alto Lakes
average rating of 4.8717947 based on 108 reviews
4

The cabin is very well-kept taken care of. It's perfect for a vacation to Ruidiso

  • 4 of 5

We had a good time with good views and good accessibility to the town great stay

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Fantastic

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Casa Buena Vista. It's a great setup for multiple families! Lots of room to spread out, and the game room was great.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The home was beautiful! The view was amazing ! The home had everything we needed plus more!!

  • 5 of 5

The beds were so comfortable! There were so many fun games! The pool table and Foosball were so much fun and for us the main attraction !! The decor and home indoor and out was beautiful ! The hot tub was so relaxing ! The home was perfect and we had an amazing time!!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Beautiful home and scenic view.

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful time. Would recommend this cabin home for family or friend get together.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Trip!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was a great experience. We had ample room for all 9 of us to spread out. Enjoyed how equipped it was for fun as well as the kitchen. Visitors don't need to bring a thing besides the foods they eat and drink. The furnishings were very lovely and made the place so homey. The steep spiral staircase was very "cool" leading down into the game room and didn't cause us problems with the little one - just know it's there. It is gated as well as the main staircase. We saw deer and elk up close. Decks allowed us to enjoy the peacefulness and gorgeous views. The pictures on the website don't do it justice. It has much more to offer than what you see online. Highly recommend it to others that have a large group wanting to spend fun times with each other.

Thank you for allowing us into your lovely home. You should be so proud to have such a great place.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us. Wonderful memories are happily made here. All the seasons have something to offer families. You'll not find a better place to enjoy the mountain views, the cool crisp weather, sunrises and sunsets, stary nights and the abundance of nature that surrounds our home. We've tried to provide guests with everything they need for a perfect vacation experience. We hope to see you again. Jim & Dinah
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

What a great place. Very warm and home like feel. Great view and great location. The bottom floor was awesome. The decks are amazing.

The hosts are informative and pleasant.

Will be back.

Kyle.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for finding us. We always know it's hard for families to wade through the over 200 listings for Ruidoso cabin listings. Finding the perfect place can be a gamble. From our own travels we understand pretty photos and glorified descriptions can be deceiving. It's the unfiltered reviews from our past guests that mean the most to us. Thanks for staying at our place this Winter. Hope to see you again. Hint: Plan a Summer vacation. Our cool mountain air is particularly great with global warming in the lowlands. LOL. Jim & Dinah
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Map

Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Ruidoso Downs horse racing.

* Inn of the Mountain Gods & Racetrack Casino.

* Skiing/snowboarding Ski Apache.

* Downtown Ruidoso.

* Artist galleries.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Mountain hiking, biking, fishing.

* Antique shopping in old downtown Ruidoso.

* Sightseeing - scenic drives.

* Historical Lincoln (Billy the Kid).

* Rest and relaxation.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* See Ruidoso Chamber of Commerce website.

* Fort Stanton.

* Billy the Kid National Scenic Byway.

* White Sands National Monument.

* Land of Volcanoes - Valley of Fire State Park.

Ruidoso is located in the Sacramento Mountains of the Lincoln National Forest in New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment. Home of Smokey Bear. It's a very popular year-around mountain vacation destination in the Southwestern United States. Our home, at an elevation of 7450 feet is located at Alto Lakes Golf & Country Club, a member-only golf and country club community ten miles north of Ruidoso, and is less than 1/2 miles to the Ski-Run Road turn-off to Ski Apache which provides some of the best skiing & snowboarding venues on 12,008 foot high Sierra Blanca slopes. The area is rich in western historical lore - the Lincoln County Wars - Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett. Ruidoso offers unlimited year-around opportunities for recreation in the Lincoln National Forest including managed hiking trails, horseback riding, mountain biking, rock climbing. There are three alpine public golf courses, scenic byways, horseracing (Ruidoso Downs), casino gambling (Inn of The Mountain Gods - Mescalero Apaches & Ruidoso Racetrack Casino), antique shopping galore, and an abundance of wildlife-watching for deer, elk, bear, turkey, american eagle, etc. You can enjoy live theatre at the famous Spencer Theater for Performing Arts featuring frequent Broadway and Off-Broadway shows and popular music artists.

Check the Ruidoso Chamber Of Commerce website for an updated event calendar

Check the weather channels for up to date weather and forecasts

Check the internet for some Live Cams of Ski Apache and Downtown Ruidoso

Airports & drive distances

Commercial

Roswell, NM - 76 miles - America Eagle

El Paso, TX - 120 miles - American/Southwest

Albuquerque, NM - 180 miles - American, Southwest

Lubbock, TX - 256 miles - American, Southwest

Private

Ruidoso - Sierra Blanco Regional Airport - 6 miles - private aircraft

* ID: KSRR, 8101 foot runway

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Rates & Availability

Alto Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$305
$2,000
$6,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning Fee (One-time) $125

Nightly Rate: (High Season - Summer/Ski months): $305 - Dependent on length of stay
Nightly Rate: (Holidays - Christmas, New Years, Thanksgiving, Labor Day, 4th of July): $315 - Dependent on length of stay
Nightly Rate: (Off-Season - April/May/Sep/Oct/Nov): $290

Weekly Rate (High Season, holidays): $2000
Weekly Rate (Off Season): $1800

Monthly Rate: $1800 - $2000

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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