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Midtown Charmer, Labor Day Weekend Nights - $200! Week - $1000!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 1-9)

Enjoy Summer in the Mountains! $200 Labor Day Holiday Nights, $1000 Holiday weeks to include lodging taxes and cleaning fees. VRBO, extra guests (above 9) and pet fees will apply for all bookings. There is a total of 11 guests and a max of 2 dogs or 3 if small in size.

The 'Heart of Ruidoso' is a 3 bedroom, 2 full bath home offering a cozy respite for a family or group of friends and is pet friendly. The three rooms can comfortably sleep up to 9 with additional space for 2 on a queen size air mattress ($25-$50 fee for 1-2 extra guests.) The entire house has been renovated in the last 6-8 years with new laminate, carpet and tile flooring. The appliances have been replaced and maintained in the kitchen and cabinetry + all rooms updated with paint. We strive to keep a clean, working and comfortable home and maintain, replace and refresh as needed. Please let us know if something has escaped our attention and we will get right on it!

Tired of eating out? The fully stocked kitchen makes it easy to have a homecooked meal or barbecue on the gas grill. Plenty and plush are the linens in both bathrooms and on all beds. The front covered porch is ideal for drinking coffee in the morning and the backyard offers a larger deck for more privacy. The backyard also boasts a privacy fence that can provide a safe place for both kids and pets (up to 3 small or 2 medium/large dogs allowed with a one time pet rent fee.) We have provided games, puzzles and videos for both child and adult entertainment for those rainy/snowy times or when you just want to stay in for the night!

The convenient central location, in a family neighborhood, gives you the option of walking right into the mid-town shopping district of restaurants and extensive stores. Wingfield Park, Grindstone Reservoir's trails or the Ruidoso Athletic Club are within blocks for some exercise in the crisp mountain air. Other attractions of the outdoors, resorts, and shopping the area has to offer are within short driving distances. The Inn of the Mountain Gods is a 10 minute drive, the convention center and 2 golf courses are 10 minutes the other direction and direct access to Sudderth Drive which takes you to the Ruidoso Downs Race Track or to Mechem Drive and Ski Apache.

If this is your first time or the 100th, our hope is that your visit is unique and a memorable one with the addition of your stay in the home that holds a special place in our hearts. Information is available upon request to help you prepare your vacation for the maximum amount of fun, activities and relaxation!

Keywords: house, midtown, pets, kid friendly, fireplace, fenced backyard, decks, gas grill

More Details

Candice Makowski
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
12 September, 2018

About Candice Makowski

The 'Heart of Ruidoso' is owned by mother/daughter team, Marcia and Candice Makowski. This is the home that Candice grew up in and renovated in 2006 to rent out on short term basis so that the family could enjoy it also. Marcia hopes to retire to the area by 2020 and live in the home again.

Candice Makowski purchased this house in 1978

Why Candice Makowski chose Ruidoso

This home has been in the family since 1978 and my mother hopes to retire here in the future. We enjoy it a couple of times a year. It is our goal to make it feel like a home away from home.

What makes this house unique

The backyard is perfect for cook outs, adding to the living space of the property and yarded for our pets to enjoy. The location makes it convenient to walk to the shopping and dining of mid-town.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Ruidoso

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a futon in the bunk room and a queen size air mattress for additional sleeping option., Bunk Beds (1) Double bed for the lower bunk
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • video player
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
Small Pets considered with a pet rental fee.


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Midtown Charmer, Labor Day Weekend Nights - $200! Week - $1000!
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews

Close to shops and restaurants

  • 4 of 5

Small property, well maintained although total occupancy is less than claimed

  • Review Submitted: 28/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

I felt like at home. Very enjoyable experience.

  • Review Submitted: 01/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our home to spend the New Year in the mountains. Please visit us again!!
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Great location. Very clean and organized.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed our stay. The house was clean and location was very convenient. Candice was extremely attentive and helpful.

Thanks alot

  • Review Submitted: 24/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rental in the center of town.

  • 5 of 5

Great location, one block off of Sudderth Dr., a block away from Wingfield Park, less than a mile from Grindstone Lake trails, a mile and a half from Cedar Creek trails... Interior was clean with all of the accouterments of home. Yard is fenced in and pet friendly.

  • Review Submitted: 30/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy that you made our home yours while enjoying the mountains for Memorial Weekend. We love return guests, come back soon!
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Great home

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do the property justice the house is very nice and very clean which is rare when renting in ruidoso. The back yard was perfect for out dog to play and it was nice not having to get all dressed just to take him out since it was fenced. Had a great time skiing and could walk to shopping

  • Review Submitted: 10/01/2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice and clean home !!!!

  • 4 of 5

We had a very comfortable and nice stay at this house. There were eleven of us and no one felt like we were cramped. The location is very close to downtown and convenient for shopping!! I would highly recommend this home for your vacation needs.

  • Review Submitted: 04/01/2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house around the Ruidoso

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
5 Sep 2018 - 20 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add AU$14 per night, per additional guest
21 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add AU$21 per night, per additional guest
26 Nov 2018 - 13 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add AU$14 per night, per additional guest
Christmas and New Year
14 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add AU$21 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$80.96
Pet Fee AU$34.3
cleaning fee AU$130.36

Stays longer than minimum are not charged a cleaning fee. Pet rent increases to $50 for stays of 2 weeks to a month and $50 a month if stay is multiple months. All rates are subject to change until confirmation of reservation. THANKS!!!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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