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Authentic Santa Fe Charm near the Plaza-Casita de la Luna

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, full-size foldout couch,sleeps 3-4

Casita de la Luna is the epitome of the charming, authentic casita that everyone looks for when visiting Santa Fe, located within a 10-15 min. (.7 mile) walk of old Santa Fe's picturesque plaza. In the summer, enjoy our walled garden (shared with our other casita). In the winter, cozy up by your own kiva fireplace. It is very secluded and quiet, featuring authentic hand-painted Mexican tile and coved ceilings with original vigas, furnished with hand-carved Southwestern style furniture. The bedroom features fine linens for a wonderful night's sleep. In the bathroom, enjoy a large jacuzzi tub and stall shower. There is a full-size sleeper sofa in the living room area. The sunny atmosphere is the result of skylights throughout. Tastefully decorated with attractive artwork and hand-woven rugs. Off-street parking available as well as laundry facilities. Upon your arrival, you will find all the ingredients for a continental breakfast! The casita is maintained with care and pride.

Long-Term Owners: My husband and I have owned this property for over 13 years. In that time we have established a number of return guests who come year after year, saying that this is the best accommodations they have ever stayed in while in Santa Fe.

Cooling: The casita does not have central air conditioning. We have provided a portable air conditioner and fans for the summer months if people want to use them. The casita is the original adobe construction which has been used in New Mexico for centuries. The adobe walls keep the casitas cool in the summer and warm in the winter. The only kind of air conditioning that I could put in these historic buildings would be window units and I refuse to do that as they can be quite noisy and unsightly. In addition, in Santa Fe, the nights are 25-30 degrees cooler than the days, so we do not have hot summer nights.

Miscellaneous: One week stay minimum. No cleaning fees, no security deposit, no contracts.

Please see our other one-bedroom listings at HomeAway #108186 and #3582276

Santa Fe Short Term Rental License #15-00124891

More Details

Owner
Roxanne Connan
Member since: 2002
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 March, 2017

About Roxanne Connan

My husband and I have had the pleasure of owning 102 Peña Place for 15 years. I really enjoy managing the property and knowing the people who come back year after year. We have lived in Santa Fe for over sixteen years and live a little bit outside of the city limits. We have a 19-year-old son, two collies and a cat.

Roxanne Connan purchased this bungalow in 2002

Why Roxanne Connan chose Santa Fe

When I first saw it, I knew it was the one because of the privacy, quiet and peacefulness. Short walk (10-15 minutes) to the plaza, but less expensive than staying on the East side. A few blocks from the new Railyard.

What makes this bungalow unique

I always put in the makings for a breakfast (cereal, milk, juice, bread, jam, fruit, butter) so people won't have to arrive in the afternoon and then immediately go find a grocery store.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful ten days staying here. Roxanne has taken great steps to make it well-equipped and comfortable, from the snacks and breakfast items to the deluxe towels. I was particularly impressed by the well-equipped kitchen. We were even able to prepare a complete Thanksgiving dinner! Thanks for a wonderful stay. We hope to return soon.Thanks, Elaine
Nov 2012
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow rental in Guadalupe, New Mexico

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • City Centre
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
  • Large jacuzzi tub, stall shower and separate toilet room.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Living room - 1 sofa bed/futon , Full-size
  • King size mattress. Very comfortable bed, heated mattress pad. High thread count sheets, down pillows.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • video player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • patio
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • jacuzzi ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(53 traveller reviews)

Authentic Santa Fe Charm near the Plaza-Casita de la Luna
average rating of 5.0 based on 77 reviews
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in Santa Fe with this casita being our home base. We had booked the home for one week beginning on a Monday but our road trip took a curve and we realized that we couldn't arrive until Tuesday. Roxanne accommodated the change without hesitation. When we arrived, the only thing we had to do was bring in our suitcases. There was some food waiting for us as well as clear instructions as to what we needed to know about the house. We loved the fire place (lot's of wood available) and each night when- we came home from exploring Santa Fe and the area around Santa Fe, we would finish our day by sitting with our books in front of the fire. I would use this rental again; it was lovely.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr. and Mrs. M, We are gratified that the accommodations pleased you. I appreciate that you took the time to submit this very kind review. We look forward to a return visit from you. Regards, Roxanne
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Orinda, California
5

Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

Lovely Casitas. The location is fabulous. We were able to walk to everything. The Casitas was very well stocked, including lots of firewood. We were greeted with coffee, milk, pastries, fruit, everything and more that we would need for breakfast. Super clean and quiet. The bed was very comfortable. I appreciated the electric blanket. Parking was easy. The owners are lovely and very easy to work with. We have recommended this place to friends and would not hesitate to stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr. & Mrs. L, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I know that future guests will really appreciate your comments. I know that when my husband and I travel, the comments are very important in helping to make the right choice. I hope you and your family had a wonderful holiday season in Casita de la Luna. I wish we had had more snow, but we got enough to make it beautiful. See you next time. Roxanne
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Grand Rapids, Mi
5

Cute little casita with great location

  • 5 of 5

Cute little casita with great location

  • Review Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind comments. Come again anytime! Roxanne
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5

Perfect Casita

  • 5 of 5

WE loved being at the casita. It was attractive, comfortable, spotless, and exactly how the pictures showed it. The bed was very comfortable. It had everything we needed (even extra towels and wood for the fire) and the welcome basket was much appreciated. Jet lag comprised my reading comprehension leading me to contact the owners a few times with questions that later I realized were answered in the detailed instructions. They were prompt and courteous. The location was a pleasant walk to downtown and the neighborhood quiet and attractive. We would stay there again and highly recommend it to anyone. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lynn, So happy that you and companion enjoyed your stay. Come again any time. Roxanne
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5

Spledid Casita

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful experience the casita was. I would go back in a heartbeat. The casita mirrored Santa Fe. Tastefully decorated with all the welcoming touches one could hope for, the home was a delightful launching pad to the world of things to do in this wonderful area. The home is a short walk to the Plaza and Canyon Road. Art, restaurants and the rich culture of Santa Fe await you. Or relax at the walled patio of the casita. I cannot say enough about the HomeAway. Go!! John Murphy

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr. & Mrs. M, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay in Casita de la Luna and your visit to Santa Fe. We would be very pleased to have you as return guests. Regards, Roxanne
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Venice, Florida
5

Casita de la Luna is Wonderful!!!

  • 5 of 5

We spent two magical weeks at Casita de la Luna and were more than totally satisfied. Everything promised in the owner's description and photos was even better than advertised. The layout and rooms were spacious and very comfortable, the king size bed was luxurious, and the skylights kept the rooms bright all day. The kitchen was fully equipped. Besides the appliances there is very nice china and flatware, glassware and plenty of knives, spatulas, and gadgets. The owner provided a few necessities, so that we didn't have to shop for groceries upon our arrival. We made use of the full size washer and dryer at the end of our first week. The location is perfect, in a quiet neighborhood but within comfortable walking distance to downtown, the Plaza, the farmers market, shopping and restaurants.

The property was immaculate and well maintained. The housekeeper came after one week and asked if we needed cleaning. We especially enjoyed the private courtyard share with Casita #2, with its many flowering plants in bloom, comfortable seating and a bubbling bird bath, which was visited frequently by several birds, including a couple we recognized on their return visits. Although the owner was leaving for her own vacation the day after our arrival she was very responsive when we called her for help with the satellite TV system on our first night. There was no problem, just "operator error" on our part. The owner also provided a phone number for someone who was available to help while she was away, but we never needed to call him.

We would definitely recommend this property to friends and relatives. It was perfect for us and for anyone else. We enjoyed several nearby restaurants including Raaga, Paper Dosa, Cafe Chemoya plus La Boca and The Shed downtown.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
I-25
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Santa Fe Ski Basin
Car: not necessary

Casita de la Luna is located in the historic Guadalupe district at 102 Pena Place. It is a short walk to the Santuario de Guadalupe, the Georgia O’Keefe Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, Palace of the Governors, etc. Restaurants within easy walking distance include the Cowgirl Hall of Fame, the well known Coyote Café, the renowned Pink Adobe, as well as many others. There are many shops and galleries filled with lots of interesting and attractive merchandise.

Other Activities: World famous Santa Fe Opera summer season.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday bungalow in Guadalupe, New Mexico

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Regular Season
2 Jan 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,208
A$3,003
 
 
High Season
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,502
A$3,526
 
 
September
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,371
A$3,199
 
 
Regular Season
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,208
A$3,003
 
 
December
1 Dec 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,208
A$3,199
 
 
Holiday Season
21 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,502
 
 
Regular
3 Jan 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,208
A$3,003
 
 
High Season
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$1,502
A$3,526
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
A$1,208
A$3,003
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%

Cancellation Policy:
100% refund if the cancellation is made more than 30 days prior to arrival date. With notification of desire to cancel 30 days or less before arrival, we will make every effort to re-rent the casita and if we are able to, we will happy refund all or part of the deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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