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Sapillo Creek Escape and The Casita in the Gila!

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9 guests5 bedrooms5 beds3 baths
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Sapillo Creek Escape and The Casita @ Sapillo Creek Escape are one of a kind in the Gila Wilderness.

These two houses are custom designed and made by the creator of Bear Creek Motel and Lodge in Pinos Altos. Everything from the saltillo tiles to the wood latilla ceilings are custom done and exquisitely hand-laid.

Over 3000 sq feet in the hoe & over 320 sq feet in The Casita are at your disposal. This place is made you and your family and friends to enjoy the Gila Wilderness!

The space
UPDATE 11/24/2019: Sapillo Creek Escape and the Casita are fully private with no shared spaces!

The property can sleep 9 in proper mattresses and beds and up to 12 if you use the couch and a queen sized air mattress that we have in the home!

Sapillo Creek Escape is a one of a kind space hosting four bedrooms. Three with adjoining decks that show off the majestic views of the Mogollon Mountains at 6,000 feet elevation. There are three full bathrooms, 4 kiva fireplaces and 2 wood burning, pellet stoves in the home for use.

The Casita @ Sapillo Creek Escape is an adobe cabin styled as a studio apartment with a queen bed and privacy. It sits adjacent to the home and is within 75 feet away from the front door of Sapillo Creek Escape. There is a camping toilet and a solar-powered, portable shower and two privacy tents in the back of the casita if the guests choose to use those instead of coming into the home to use the bathrooms. There is also potable well water that pumps right into the front of the casita that can be used as well.

We love animals so we will entertain pets so long as they get along with other pets and have their recent vaccinations.

We also welcome horses in our front pasture. We just had three girls bring out five horses and they did a lot of riding and it was perfect! We do not have shelter for the horses but there is a water pump in the pasture so if you want to bring the horses and have all the rest of their needs covered, we welcome guests to bring a few horses to ride in the Gila Wilderness.

The entire house was built by hand and it took nearly 7 years to complete. Everything is custom and I can promise you that you will never stay in a place like this!

A great location to retreat to and escape from the everyday! We want you to share this The Casita and Sapillo Creek Escape with your family, friends, biking crew, birding group, hiking tribe, fishing buds and your hunting pals.

On the property itself, we recently marked off four areas which are perfect for campsites. If the weather is nice and you want to bring a tent, you are more than welcome to spend some nights under the stars at the campsites on the property. Let us know if you are interested and we can show you how to get to them.

We also entertain small events lika wedding or ceremony or birthday celebration, as it is absolutely gorgeous here. Please let us know if you're interested in the space as an event rental.

Finally, you're on 20 acres of our land and there are 4 campsites available on the land - it may be rented at different times but if you are interested in using them, let us know and we will let you know if they are free to pitch at tent at!

Guest access
Guests can access all parts of the home!

Other things to note
We do have an AC unit but it doesn't work well because the house is built to stay cool during the days, so we rarely turn it on. We have fans in each room to help address any climate/heat issues. The tiles and the walls absorb and bring in the cool from the nights and maintain a comfortable temperature inside during the days.
Sapillo Creek Escape and The Casita @ Sapillo Creek Escape are one of a kind in the Gila Wilderness.

These two houses are custom designed and made by the creator of Bear Creek Motel and Lodge in Pinos Altos. Everything from the saltillo tiles to the wood latilla ceilings are custom done and exquisitely hand-laid.

Over 3000 sq feet in the hoe & over 320 sq feet in The Casita are at your disposal. This place is made you and your family and friends to enjoy the Gila Wilderness!

The space
UPDATE 11/24/2019: Sapillo Creek Escape and the Casita are fully private with no shared spa…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed
Bedroom 5
1 queen bed

Amenities

Wifi
Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Indoor fireplace
Dryer
Laptop-friendly workspace
Washer
Iron
Essentials
Heating

Accessibility

No stairs or steps to enter
Wide hallways

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Mimbres, New Mexico, United States

Sapillo Creek Escape and The Casita @ Sapillo Creek Escape are perfect places to relax and enjoy the wilderness!

We are a 5 min drive from Lake Roberts.

25-30 min. from Pinos Altos.

25 - 30 min from The Gila Hot Springs and the Gila Cliff Dwellings.

30 min from Mimbres.

50-55 min away from Silver City!

So much nature awaits for those who enjoy the great outdoors and would like to get off the grid to relax, recharge and get reinvigorated!

Be aware that it is remote and there is nothing out here but a seasonally open general store so please stop at the grocery store before you head up to stock up on your needed amenities and food.

And for more information about what there is to do in and around town - check out our website which is just Sapillo Creek Escape, no spaces, dot com.
Sapillo Creek Escape and The Casita @ Sapillo Creek Escape are perfect places to relax and enjoy the wilderness!

We are a 5 min drive from Lake Roberts.

25-30 min. from Pinos Altos…

Top places nearby

Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House
11.8 mi
Diane's Restaurant
19.0 mi

Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery
19.1 mi
Silver City Museum
19.1 mi

Hosted by Jennifer

Joined in May 2015
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I grew up in the DC metro area and I love travel (Bilbao, Spain is my favorite destination), reading, writing, cooking and welcoming fellow travelers to share my humble home. I've been raised in the DC metro area and I have worked and played in Washington DC over the last 20 years so I can definitely provide suggestions for restaurants and activities on and off the beaten path. I love animals and have a few of my own and would love to meet yours when you stay in my humble abode that provides the quaintness and simplicity located outside the big city but with all of the necessary amenities you need, when you travel to my home away from home. My style is simple and comfortable and well, lived-in. Like a favorite pair of jeans. That's how I like to travel and host. I look forward to meeting you!
I grew up in the DC metro area and I love travel (Bilbao, Spain is my favorite destination), reading, writing, cooking and welcoming fellow travelers to share my humble home. I've…
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