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Dave and Vicki Moffatt

Member since: 2013
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Speaks english, spanish

TEDDY CLOUD CABIN Private And Cozy, Yet Close To Town. 1st week/1 free day!

37 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Cloudcroft holiday cabin

2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths tucked away on the mountainside!

This wonderful two bedroom with 1-1/2 baths, plus downstairs game room, is located about 6 miles outside of town on a great wooded lot with fabulous views and in close proximity to skiing. Upstairs bedroom has a king bed and 1/2 bath. On main floor, roomy and well appointed kitchen with separate dining area. The living room includes a queen sofa sleeper. There is also another bedroom with a twin bed and a full bath with laundry facilities. Great outdoor deck wraps around living room with propane grill. Outside under the house is a game room with a pool table/tennis table. Included is Cable TV and Wi-Fi. Fenced yard off cabin. PLEASE CHECK CALENDAR FOR AVAILABILITY

Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dave and Vicki Moffatt (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks english, spanish

About Dave and Vicki Moffatt

Vicki and I live in Austin Texas and personally renovated a great deal of the interior and rear decking. I'm a Boston native and she's a Texan-so we have an interesting time figuring out each other's accents! I work in the leadership development field and Vicki taught private voice and is now retired. Visiting the cabin 3-4 times a year to stay and vacation/work is one of our favorite things to do. Vicki is a highly creative and hard-working renovation 'hobbyist', and this cabin has been one of her favorite projects. Me-I'm the janitor and handyman. We don't have any kids, but we do have two dogs and a cat. One of the reasons we chose this cabin is the fenced yard and deck which allows dogs to have some roaming area.

Dave and Vicki Moffatt purchased this cabin in 2009

Why Dave and Vicki Moffatt chose New Mexico

When I first moved out west from Boston I ended up in New Mexico, and used to ride my motorcycle up into Cloudcroft. I promised myself I would one day buy a cabin in the Sacramento Mountains, and finally did it! New Mexico is a special place for us-my Mom and niece live in Las Cruces. Cloudcroft is a perfect getaway for us because it's so small and relatively undeveloped (compared to nearby Ruidoso). Getting up to the mountains is something we plan for and anticipate all year.

What makes this cabin unique

The deck did it for us-looks out at the mountains and a wonderful view of the meadows. It's surrounded and protected by huge pine trees that provide great shade for reading. We just installed a high-efficiency woodstove that just about heats the whole place in the winter. And it's great for dogs, especially the smaller breeds. The deck is up high and the railings are fenced so dogs can't slip through. This is a unique cabin-we get lots of repeat vacationers who say they love the place. The kitchen is fully stocked and great for preparing meals-the breakfast nook is a great place to drink coffee and look at the forest. Plus, there's a finished play room below the deck with an electric fireplace and a small pool table, TV and PlayStation-great place to stash the kids or getaway to do some quiet reading. What we love about this place is it's out of town by just 7 miles, hidden on a hillside with a dirt packed road, so it's a super quiet area. Feels like we have it all to ourselves, and there is lots of walking!

Reviews

4.8
based on 37 traveller reviews

TEDDY CLOUD CABIN Private And Cozy, Yet Close To Town. 1st week/1 free day!
average rating of 4.756757 based on 37 reviews
5

Great experience!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at this cabin. Everything in the cabin from the decor to what we needed and included was perfect! Our dog was able to roam around the fenced in yard and the game room was an extra feature we weren't looking for but enjoyed!

We'll definitely be returning in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed Teddy Cloud and it sounds like your dog did too! We're also glad to hear that you found the game room. We will look forward to hearing from you again! Thanks for staying. David and Vicki Moffatt
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5

Cozy Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at our weekend retreat. The cabin was cozy and comfortable. Beautiful colors with everything that you need. Loved the fireplace.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy & great for great for our dogs.

  • 4 of 5

Nice location, close to Cloudcroft and other NM attractions.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy cabin in the treetops

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Teddy Cloud. The cabin is very nicely furnished and comfortable. I especially liked the window reading nook and my husband appreciated the DVD assortment. We felt that our small dogs were safe there. We enjoyed some nice hikes in the area. One suggestion would be to add an outside dining table. None of the existing ones were the right height for dining.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear about your stay at Teddy Cloud. I love that little reading area also. It's also a great place to sit and watch it snow. We also love hearing about your dogs stay too! We appreciate your review and your suggestion! David and Vicki Moffatt
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5

Nice place, great for dogs, and conveniently located, close to town

  • 5 of 5

Teddy Cloud is very much as described.....no unpleasant surprises. It is a cutely decorated and comfortable place to use as a home base to explore the area, or to just hangout or read while your dog, if you have one, can roam around the deck or explore the fenced in side yard unattended. The cabin is kept in good repair.by the caretaker who was trying to squeeze in a very small sheetrock ( I think) repair in the few hours he had between renters. And his wife keeps the place quite clean. The. couple slightly negative comments I'd have are that you can hear some traffic from the 2 lane highway while sitting outside. It wasn't too bothersome to me but it is there. Never bothered me at night. And secondly is the small size of the LR TV. I think, but don't know, the size might be due to the location near the wood burning stove. However I doubt this would be an issue for most people.

The owner was responsive to my inquiries in a timely manner and answered my few questions completely. And my deposit was refunded immediately appearing on my credit card within 2 days.

I would recommend Teddy Cloud .

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really enjoyed all of your comments and so glad you mentioned our husband and wife team who help us with the maintenance and upkeep of Teddy Cloud. They are awesome and we are very lucky to have them. It sounds like you enjoyed your time there and we're so glad you did. We actually previously upgraded the tv in the living room to a larger flat screen. The location is out of the way which is definitely why it's not even bigger. We also mounted it so you can turn it to different locations of site, including the kitchen, if you were in there and wanted to watch something; if it were even larger that wouldn't be possible. Maybe in the future we could consider mounting one to the wall over the wood stove, so you have us thinking about it. We've binged on many movies there! Thank you so much for all of your comments. David and Vicki Moffatt
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5

Another Great Vacation at Teddy Cloud

  • 5 of 5

We LOVE this little cabin! This was the third stay at Teddy Cloud for my wife and me. We just love the coziness and comfort that the cabin provides. Love sitting on the deck with a cup of coffee and watching the hummingbirds, and taking in the wonderful view! We always travel with our little pug, and he too appreciates the pet friendly nature of Teddy Cloud! Some nice updates have been added this year, including a new sofa bed, washer and dryer, and flooring. We hope to continue visiting Teddy Cloud for years to come! Thanks to Dave and Vicki for providing such a wonderful and relaxing retreat among the clouds!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
113 Miles
El Paso
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
village of Cloudcroft
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
The Lodge in Cloudcroft
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 82
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Big Daddy's Restaurant
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Ski Cloudcroft
Car: recommended

At almost 9,000 feet of elevation, Cloudcroft boasts picturesque views and mild temperatures. Only 850 people occupy this small town, where one trip to the village will make any visitor feel at home. Start your visit on Burro Street, the town’s main street and commonplace, then make your way to Highway 82 to eat at a local dig.

A local landmark, The Lodge Resort provides a wide array of recreation options, including golf, biking, snowmobiling, hiking, snow tubing and cross country skiing. There’s also a spa, swimming pool and shopping on site. Visitors can additionally horseback ride, camp, ski, fish or hunt locally.

Kids will enjoy Zenith Park and the nearby Toy Train Depot, with model trains and a museum, while the whole family can take advantage of ice-skating at The Village, tennis at Frazer Courts, several hiking trails, and skiing at Ski Cloudcroft. Cloudcroft Light Opera Company offers entertainment beyond the karaoke at the Western.

Last, don’t miss the Sacramento Mountains Museum & Pioneer Village, where the story of the first settlers here and Cloudcroft’s development since are portrayed. View the village, exhibits, chapel and general store for a feel of the area’s past in the present.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Cloudcroft, New Mexico

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas/New Years
15 Dec 2016 - 10 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$167
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$154
A$923
A$3,211
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee A$94 + Tax
Pet Fee A$33 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit A$134
Tax Rate 6.31%

Monthly $2400 Sept.-May, $140 cleaning fee
Monthly $2800 June - August, $140 cleaning fee
stay 7 nights and get 7th night free with the exception of Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday rates
Fees paid by credit card and non-refundable 15 days before arrival
Damage deposit is automatically non refundable for cigarette smoking or if pet(s) are not disclosed or if there is evidence of outdoor camp fires or fire neglegence or other damage in or around property, theft. See Terms and Conditions for any additional
$25.00 pet fee is per pet/per stay (ask owner about number of pets allowed

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Cloudcroft

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1098 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , sink
  • full bathroom downstairs. 1/2 bath upstairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • sleep sofa - 2 sofa bed/futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 single bed
    Bedroom 1 - 2 extra lg. double bed
  • king bed in master bedroom. 2nd bedroom with a twin bed. Queen size pull out bed in living area.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski
Notes:
Great area to go for long walks with your dog, too! Only 4 miles from Ski Cloudcroft