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'SERENITY' Luxury with Views: Great LOCATION in this Designer Home (for 2 to 6)

Bedrooms 2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 full Bathrooms, sleeps 2 to 6

Great convenient location just minutes to the town of Taos, Taos Ski Valley and many fabulous outdoor activity areas. Near the one mile marker on Ski Valley Road also called State Road 150. Just a 15 min. drive to ski and a 10 min. drive to the Taos Plaza, between those two main attractions in the area!.. 'Serenity' DESIGNED FOR YOUR PLEASURE - Comfortable and inspiring furniture throughout. Exquisite appointments. Tumbled Marble tiled bathrooms with granite vanity tops. Jacuzzi® Bathtub in Master Bath. Spacious living/dining/great room with cozy kiva fireplace, high ceilings, big views. 'Open to living space' Kitchen, making cooking easy and fun working on the granite countertops. Completely equipped from garlic press to lemon zester. Large dining pub table that can sit eight. Mountain Views from both beds! Artisitic designed private yard with great patio furniture and a natural gas barbecue. Unobstructed Sunsets from front. The most peaceful place you can stay at and still be so close to all what the area offers. Please read what others have said about their stays here! AND ask about my Amazing home called Sunrise at the dOme...sleeps up to 9...just two miles further towards the ski valley. .. location great.. available now for me for the link to view.

Ellen Hoffman
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2017


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(39 traveller reviews)

'SERENITY' Luxury with Views: Great LOCATION in this Designer Home (for 2 to 6)
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews

More than satisfied!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for 2 couples, one of the nicest places We have stayed. Clean, comfortable and well decorated. Beautiful condo with beautiful views of the mountains to the east, and the sunsets to the west. I would recommend "Serenity" to anyone. We stayed 4 nights, and skied during the day and enjoyed the condo in the evenings. The large patio with gas bar-b-que grill was a great addition. The OBL Restaurant & Spirit shop is less than a mile away. We went there one night for drinks and another night for dinner. The food and atmosphere were great. The owner of the condo was in town during our stay, and she went above and beyond to make our trip great. Thanks Ellen, we are looking forward to returning.

Ryan, TX

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect spot

  • 5 of 5

This condo is perfectly situated in between downtown Taos and Taos Ski Valley easily serving both locations. Also, it accommodated a family of four perfectly(2 adults/2 kids) with plenty of room, modern accommodations and a very helpfull owner (Ellen) who made sure all of our needs were taken care of.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfectly peaceful and beautiful with hospitality well beyond expectations! Can't wait to come back!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is absolutely gorgeous and there is nothing you might need that hasn't been anticipated. The master bathroom jet tub was pure bliss and the complimentary bottle of wine was put to good use in front of the flickering fire after a long day of skiing. We enjoyed cooking in the fully-furnished and beautiful kitchen with its luxurious granite countertops, well- organized cabinets and high-end appliances. The attention to detail and tremendous hospitality that came with this condo is something not to miss! We are already looking forward to visiting again and will most certainly consider seeking out more of this homeowner's properties for the value and luxury offered.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Silver City

Beautiful upscale condo

  • 5 of 5

This condo is beautiful. Totally upgraded, exactly what you'd find in an upscale home. The kitchen is amazing (although all we used was the microwave). Every single thing you could need or want has been anticipated and Ellen was great about giving ideas on things to do and where to go. The pizza place down the street is great!

The guest staying in the 2nd bedroom wasn't crazy about the bed - probably a personal preference - but we all loved the views from the bedroom doors - stunning! If you're looking for a great place in Taos, 5 minutes from all the action, upscale and well-thought out, this is it. Great for a couple, couple with kids, or 2 couples (or us - a girls' weekend). We'll be back again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and comfortable condo with view!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a few days in Taos and at Ellen's condo, but we would have liked to have stayed longer. The accommodations were very nice with great attention to detail. We had everything we needed for preparing breakfasts and lunches, and we enjoyed being on the patio to enjoy the mountains. Ellen was very helpful in assisting with our travel plans and for making recommendations. She checked to make sure that our stay was going well. We would love to return to Taos and Ellen's condo!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sundown, Texas

  • 5 of 5

Ellen was great to work with. She made sure everything was ready to go and called to let us know. The accommodations were wonderful. The perfect place for one or two couples and the location was great and quiet. There was everything we needed. We will definitely look at staying here again when we visit Taos.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Taos Country Club
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Taos Ski Valley
Car: necessary

What a perfect location to be in the center of such a unique area. This condo home, 'Serenity', is located on the way to Taos Ski Valley but closer to the town of Taos. The location allows you to be able to go to town easily in 5 minutes and also get to the ski area in 15 minutes. Being at 7500 feet, you do not have to be at over 9100 feet to sleep. We are close to the Rio Grande Bridge Road and to world class museums. Summer allows great rafting experiences and hiking to such great places such as Williams Lake or to the highest peak in New Mexico, Wheeler Peak, 13,161 ft. Festivals, theater, Art Galleries, Unique Restaurants are all around. I will be your consultant and provide you with all the recommendations to make your stay so easy. I provide a library of local travel books for your usage on site. I want you to have the best experience so you will want to return and go home sharing with your friends and family how great 'Serenity' and the Taos area was.

Other Activities: art galleries and museums

Ski: Taos Ski Valley has it all for every level of skier. I have lived in Aspen and skied the Sierras in CA for two decades. I love Taos because you are who you are there and the bottom line is that the skiing is great and there is no lift lines!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday townhome in El Prado, New Mexico

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
March Spring Ski Weeks
4 Mar 2017 - 18 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
End of 2017 Ski Season
19 Mar 2017 - 2 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
Spring/Summer/Fall 2017
3 Apr 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
Pre-Holiday Ski Season
16 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
Holiday Ski Season 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$33
Cleaning A$98

Security deposit might be required. Returned fully after housekeeper inspects the property.
A contract will be provided for your signature.
Check is the preferred payment. . We have credit card in our primary business, and it can be used for last minute bookings when you can not mail a check in time.
RATE based on 4 people, maybe additional $10 for each person over 4...most that can stay are 6.. Call to discuss. I am flexible. 650-208-0510
Labor day weekend. $10 more a night...for the four guests.additional $10 for each person over 4...most that can stay are 6

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome rental in El Prado

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
  • Jacuzzi tub is wonderful after a day of activity. The granite counters, tumbled marble walls and slate floors that are heated radiantly, allows for comfort when preparing you for your activities ahead. Second bath has a lovely skylight and granite counters. Both bathrooms have hairdryers and amenities.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , Highend Beautyrest mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , can be made into a King
    Sofa in Living Room - 1 large double bed , Queen sofa pullout
  • The Master suite has a jacuzzi tube, granite counters and tumbled marble stone with slate floors. Each bedroom accesses the patio through their private sliding glass doors to the covered portal which leads to the furnished patio. The mountain views are seen from your pillow from both bedrooms! The pop up twins in the second bedroom can be pushed together to provide a king set up. All size sheets and bedding are there for that to happen.
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jacuzzi ...
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting