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Styling in the Soho of Santa Fe-Local Baca Street Art District

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Gas Fireplace
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • children welcome


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Enjoy the beautiful summer and winter weather in the comfort of Casa Alissa! Relax and enjoy this peaceful and bright two bedroom adobe Casita located in the SOHO of Santa Fe in the Baca Street Art District, centrally located with easy access to all of Santa Fe. Within walking distance of galleries, artist studios, cafe's, parks, and stores in the Baca Street Art District of South Railyard Park. This lovely Casita is in a quiet neighborhood and situated right across the street from the Acequia Rail Trail. Walk or bike a mere 10-15 minutes along the Acequia Rail Trail into the North Railyard Shopping area, Farmers Market, downtown Santa Fe, museums, art galleries, micro-breweries, or to a network of trails throughout Santa Fe and the surrounding areas. Right around the corner from this Casita is Larragoite Park with lots of green space, tennis courts, basketball courts, playgrounds and a dog walk area. Additionally, its close to a fitness center, indoor pool, shopping, entertainment, museums, and much, much, more due to its central location.

Enjoy local Baca Street activities such as glass-blowing lessons at Liquid Light Glass Studio with artist Elodie Holmes. Visit the pottery studio and galleries along Baca Street or grab a bite to eat at Counter Culture Cafe.

Optionally, you can choose to have a local chef come to the Casita and cook you a 'traditional New Mexican meal' while you enjoy margaritas and talk about your day. Local Santa Fe Chef Alma will delight you with home made tortillas, guacamole, enchiladas, and dessert or any meal of your choosing cooked right in the Casita while you relax. Please contact the owner if you are interested in a special dinner prior to booking. Times, dates, and costs are negotiated with the Chef.

Unwind over dinner on the private front porch or relax in the secluded back garden/patio area after a day of sight seeing in Santa Fe. Or just relax and curl up next to the kiva fireplace to enjoy a movie or read a book.

Recharge on the upgraded pillowtop mattresses while you enjoy the view into the private garden through the master bedroom patio entrance. Skylights in the kitchen and other rooms provide light and a feeling of openness throughout the Casita.

Casa Alissa permit #15-00129261

Enjoy some of the many festivals during the year. The following is a informal list of some of the upcoming fiestas and festivals during the summer.


Civil War Weekend - June

Santa Fe Century - June

Native Treasures Indian Arts Festival - June


Santa Fe Opera Season - July 1st - August 27th

Pancakes on the Plaza - July 4th

Santa Fe Wine Festival - July

Art Santa Fe - July

International Folk Art Market - July

Spanish Market - July


Santa Fe Indian Market - late August


Zozobra Festival

Annual Santa Fe Wine and Chile Festival

Santa Fe Concorso

Santa Fe Renaissance Fair


Albuquerque International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta - First Full Week of October

Santa Fe Film Festival - mid October

Las Posadas - mid-December

Canyon Road Farolito Walk - Christmas Eve

Keywords: Casita, Guest House, Private, Off street parking, Quiet, Baca Street Art District

More Details

Marcy Albin
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 10, 2017

About Marcy Albin

I have lived in Santa Fe since 2004. While I have spent 20+ years in other areas of New Mexico, Santa Fe is by far my favorite place in New Mexico due to the rich influences of the local cultures, the artists, and its laid back style! There is always something to do in Santa Fe!

Marcy Albin purchased this house in 2006

Why Marcy Albin chose Santa Fe

I bought this house due to its central location and ease of access to all of Santa Fe. Initially I bought it as a place for my children to live in while they worked in Santa Fe however with its easy access to downtown, museums, restaurants, and more we all fell in love with it. I especially like the Baca Street Art District with its easy going atmosphere, outdoor cafes, artist studios and galleries. If you want a taste of the real Santa Fe where the locals hang out, this is it. As Canyon Road and many areas of Santa Fe have gotten more and more expensive, many artists have chosen to move to the Baca Street Art District and set up galleries and studios. Recently Santa Fe developed the Railyard Park with trails, studios, galleries, shops, and green space in the Baca Street Art District, so more and more artists are relocating to this area.

What makes this house unique

While staying at my property, I enjoy strolling down to the galleries for art openings, to the cafes for breakfast, or to the Acequia trail for a walk. Once on the Acequia trail, its an easy 15-20 minute walk or bike into North Railyard Park to the Santa Fe Farmers Market where there is more shopping, more art galleries, and great restaurants. Top that all off with a little music and some brews from the local microbrewery and stroll or bike home!

Additionally, I always take my visiting family down the street to the Liquid Light Glass Studio for a glass-blowing lesson. Everyone always loves it, including the grandchildren!


Baca Street House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Town ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Sink, toilet, and combo tub/shower with cabinets
  • 1 Standard full bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , King Pillowtop mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 single beds in bedroom 2
  • King size bed (1) Brand new pillow top comfort, Twin or Single Beds (2) Two twin beds in second bedroom
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Casa Alissa is a lovely, clean, and bright wonderful place to stay while in Santa Fe. It is central to all activities and close to everything!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(50 traveler reviews)

Styling in the Soho of Santa Fe-Local Baca Street Art District
average rating of 4.92 based on 50 reviews
Houston, TX

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the Baca Street location now 2 times. We travel with our pups and I most enjoyed the yard is secure in both units. Everything you need and great off street parking. We have traveled at least 20 times now to Santa Fe and it is always a pleasure to stay with a private homeowner. You can tell special care is given to make your stay enjoyable. Thank you for your hospitality and hope to see you next year!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We love this place!

  • 5 of 5

The host is very accommodating. The the house I clean, well stocked and very comfortable. We plan on returning!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Casita

  • 5 of 5

The pictures didn't do this place justice, it's much cuter and cozier inside. The location is spot on, I walked all through the town via the trails. I had a relaxing trip and would love to come back and stay again, maybe in the spring. I tired Chef Alma as well and her food was divine. I recommend this property to everyone. It was exceptionally clean and organized and had everything you could need from the kitchen to the bathroom. I even saw a robe and slippers - although I did bring my own. I love this casita!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baca Street

  • 4 of 5

Nice place, nothing fancy. Fairly easy access into old town Santa Fe.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable House!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was so perfect! It was even cuter than in the pictures. The first thing I noticed about it was how perfectly clean it was. It was so spotless, I immediately felt relaxed and at home. It had everything we needed and was in the perfect location within 5 minutes of the downtown plaza area. I highly recommend it! I wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northern California

Cosy Casita a Great Way to Stay in Santa Fe

  • 5 of 5

This little casita is a charming hideaway that is close to attractions without being in the center of town. The neighborhood is modest, but quiet. Beds were comfortable, and it was easy to keep the house the right temperature. Everything was clean, clean, clean. The kitchen is suitably equipped, and the owners thoughtfully left us coffee and fresh half-and-half as well as a bouquet of fresh flowers. The patio is a nice place to enjoy a drink in the shade, and there is even a tiny back yard. It's within walking district of the little Baca Street art district, which we probably enjoyed more than Canyon Drive, though it's tiny. The casita might be a little low-ceilinged for the extremely tall, and there is only one bathroom, but this shouldn't be a drawback for most. While in Santa Fe, do not miss Meow Wolf! We went twice, and I would have been happy to go again.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Baca Street House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning $95
Tax Rate 7.0%

CANCELLATION POLICY. If Tenant cancels their occupancy more than 60 days prior to arrival of the commencement of the Term of Occupancy, Tenant’s payment of 50% (fifty percent) of the Balance Due will be refunded, less a handling fee in the amount of 10% (ten percent) of the gross amount of the Lease, plus New Mexico Gross Receipt Tax. If Tenant cancels Tenant’s occupancy 60 or fewer days before the commencement of the Term of Occupancy, Tenant will receive a refund only if we are able to find a substitute occupant for the Term of Occupancy who will pay the same rent. If a substitute is found, all sums paid by Tenant shall be refunded to Tenant, less an administrative fee equal to 25% (twenty-five percent) of the total Balance Due, plus New Mexico Gross Receipt Tax. If a substitute occupant is not found, there will be no refund of any sums paid by Tenant. Travel insurance is recommended to ensure refund on travel costs.
Confirmation email will be sent one week prior to stay with address, directions, and entry instructions.

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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Santa Fe Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Second Street Brew Pub
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Multiple Golf Courses in the area
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
New Mexico Rail Runner Train to ABQ
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Counter Culture
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Santa Fe Ski Resort
Car: recommended

Enjoy outdoor recreation at Larragoite Park with playground, basketball & tennis courts, dog walks, and green space right around the corner from Casita. Bike or walk Acequia trail into the heart of Santa Fe to visit the Farmers Market or a microbrewery. Explore the network of trails that runs throughout the town and into the mountains. Do some sightseeing and walk to Galleries, Studios, and Cafes all along Baca Street. Easy access to grocery shopping, entertainment, and the Plaza area. Participate in the many festivals that happen in Santa Fe throughout the year. Enjoy Spring, Summer and Fall in Santa Fe at the Santa Fe Opera, Spanish Market, International Folk Art Market, the famous Indian Market, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, and Juan Siddi Flamenco Performances. Fall rocks and rolls with the Zozobra Festival, the Santa Fe Wine and Chili Festival and the Hot Air Balloon Fiesta in October in Albuquerque, NM. Don't miss out on all the winter sports and fun from skiing, snowboarding, sledding, and snowshoeing all over the Sangre de Cristo mountains. Santa Fe is also full of beautiful museums and art galleries. Make sure you don't miss the Georgia O'Keeffe museum downtown. Anytime of the year, there is always something to do in Santa Fe!


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