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La Lomita, Quiet Blue Sky, Mtn View

La Lomita, Quiet Blue Sky, Mtn View

6 guests
2 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
6 guests
2 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Carl and Gretchen Valdez designed La Lomita, an efficient, solar adobe 2 br/2 bath home, with hospitality and spirituality in mind. It sits on 9 acres, is very private, yet convenient to stores, restaurants and hospital. Think healing, rest, mystery.

Amenities

Cable TV
Dryer
Essentials
Indoor Fireplace
Heating
TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 sofa bed
Common spaces
3 sofa beds

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check out by 11AM

16 Reviews

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Vanessa User Profile
Vanessa
December 2017
Beautiful area.
Belem User Profile
Belem
November 2017
This home was a gem! The area was so quiet and serene. There are plenty of rocks to climb and trails to hike. Our kids really enjoyed being outdoors and we loved the gorgeous sunrises and sunsets. We were surrounded by beautiful scenic views from every direction. The home is…
Cliff & Lindsay User Profile
Cliff & Lindsay
November 2017
La Lomita is a fantastic place to stay. Comfortable, lovely, and hospitable. Highly recommend staying here.
Jeanne User Profile
Jeanne
September 2017
When you approach this house it seems kind of small and ordinary - at least that's how it looked to me. Boy, was I wrong! The house is beautifully laid out and has a huge living room with a very well stocked kitchen. Lots of helpful information on where to find things. The bedroo…
Sevdalina User Profile
Sevdalina
December 2016
The area is scenic and gorgeous! Just ask for directions and mule marker ahead if time as is easy to get lost. It is two hours from skiing and Taos and one hour from Santa Fe. The views aren awesome. One issue is only one bed and the rest ate foutons for the price for fuve peopl…
Carl And Gretchen User Profile
Response from Carl And Gretchen:
Hi, Sevdalina, Thank you for your feedback that we take seriously. Regarding the communication, I can see where it would have been frustrating (my word, not yours) by your not getting an answer on your first try to Jan and then to me, especially after a full day of travel from Dallas and the hour of the night. I'm glad you followed up with me via texting so I could respond, and it was fortunate that you called as soon as you were not sure of where you were in relation to the house, because you were very close. Compared with the Dallas/Fort Worth area, we certainly are REMOTE; that is something I will look at again in the description of our home. Even though you are the first person to mention it in terms of what I perceive as a surprise, it bears another look. We are sorry that the directions were not clear to you. Likewise, our view of linens and towels was different from your expectations. We will take a critical look and replace "old and stained" as needed. Thank you. Regarding futons and beds, we do not know how we could be clearer about what we offer. We believe the price fits with this part of New Mexico for similar offerings. What I recognize in you is that, from the time of your first inquiry to your arrival, you had the positive trait of not being afraid to ask questions. Whether it is with family or friends, the one who does the bulk of the work in arranging travel (you) is the one who takes the heat if something isn't exactly right. That said, Gretchen and I are glad you chose us and appreciate your recommendation and comments. Be well, stay fresh. Carl Valdez
December 2016
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Charlotte
November 2016
I would highly recommend staying here! It is a beautiful house with exquisite views - sunrise, sunset and brilliant stars! It was a perfect thanksgiving meeting place for our family. Gretchen and Carl were very friendly and helpful.
Carl And Gretchen User Profile
Response from Carl And Gretchen:
We are so pleased, Charlotte, that you have been part of so many who have shared the goodness of our home and have taken such good care of it. Carl and Gretchen
November 2016
Marian Jazmin User Profile
Marian Jazmin
August 2016
it was an amazing experience! Amazing views and a great place! The kitchen was well equipped.... everything from spices to dishes. The place is exactly as it appears in the picture, I could say... even more wonderful than the photos! it was a great place for my parents to celebr…
Carl And Gretchen User Profile
Response from Carl And Gretchen:
Marian Jazmin, We appreciate your review and are glad you treated your parents to La Lomita and to what the area had to offer on the occasion of their 25th. We'll keep in mind your suggestion on the grill. We grill so infrequently, that we get by with "tiny"! We hope you come back soon. Carl and Gretchen
August 2016

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Carl And Gretchen User Profile
16 Reviews
We raised our children (biological, step, adopted, foster and grand) in Minneapolis, but after having traveled for many years to Colorado and New Mexico to visit Carl's father's Spanish-speaking side of the family, we decided to build our retirement home close to family in New Me…
Languages: English, Español
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Location

Ojo Caliente, NM, United States

We love the open space, blue sky, variety of southwestern plants and birds (hummingbirds, robins, jays, eagles, roadrunners), yipping coyotes (they will avoid you), a million stars, and fragrances of …

Getting around

Public transit is not immediately convenient, but in Española is the RTD Blue Buses that will connect to a variety of local areas, including Taos and Santa Fe. Visit: (Website hidden by Airbnb) (North…

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