Rustic Secluded Artist Retreat

House - Entire home/apt · Hidden Valley Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505, United States

The Space

Located 6 miles from downtown Santa Fe, on a private 5 acre lot in a small valley, this house is perfect for an artist or someone (or a group) that want to be in the beautiful quiet mountains yet near Santa Fe's tourist attractions. A 15 minute drive from downtown in a secure gated community off Double Arrow Road, this rustic 1700 square foot house is just the place to relax! (1.5 miles of it is a dirt road so you want a 4 wheel drive in the winter when there's snow!) French doors surround the living room with an 18 foot ceiling and skylights making it well lit and spacious. Fireplaces in the living room and master bedroom keep you cozy in the winter, along with radiant heat throughout the floors. The bathroom has an old style clawfoot tub with a shower above it. We have our own well meaning clean healthy water! Please do NOT put anything other than toilet paper in the toilet as it s a private septic tank/nor down the drains please as it will clog it!

Step outside the house you can go on great little hikes or down the hill to the natural pond. At night see the stars like you've never seen them if you live in the city. There is very little landscaping so it's not as nice as it could be right around the house (see photos) but it won't stop you from sleeping like an angel.

Santa Fe's a great little city, if you need any info on where to visit, to eat, which galleries to see, let me know, I'm an artist here and can tell you all the best places.

Pet friendly :)

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Weekly Price: $750 /week
Monthly Price: $2400 /month
Security Deposit: $250
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Myself, my girlfriend and our two dogs had a great time staying at Jeremiah's place. His mother Catherine was a welcoming host and gave us the run down on the place upon our arrival. The house is nestled into a beautiful dry forest landscape and was the perfect place to stay for the weekend, especially with two dogs in tow! The house lets in plenty of natural light and is only 10-15 minutes from downtown Santa Fe. If you're looking for hotel type cleanliness then this may not be the place for you but if you're looking for a place with some nice natural separation from the city center then staying at the retreat is highly recommended.

    October 2013
  • What a wonderful spacious, well-lit house on the edge of the Santa Fe National forest. So peacful and quiet. Catherine welcomed us to the house, gave us the keys and departed leaving us and our two friends from London to take care of ourselves... And that we did with gusto! Once we got the hang of the circuitous drive down the mountain roads into Santa Fe, it quickly became the perfect getaway from that sometimes too touristy place.

    August 2013
  • Catherine is so gracious and has a brilliant spirit. Her house is a multi-layered art.clad-desert-clay masterpiece. It reminded us of a French country home with so much character and beauty. The beds were a bit soft & broken-in for my taste, but I love firm beds, so this is just my opinion!

    Enjoy this place-- it is so unique.

    July 2013
  • Staying with Catherine, Jeremiah's mom, was wonderful! Her home was quiet and gorgeous. We really enjoyed all her artist touches and the beautiful landscape around the house. At first it seemed far off and we had trouble finding it on the dirt road but after the first time it was really simple. A gorgeous bit of Santa Fe.

    June 2013
  • This was my first time using airbnb to book a place and my first trip to Santa Fe, so I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. However, the entire experience greatly exceeded all of my expectations. This house has a wonderfully unique character to it and the rooms are flooded with sunlight during the day and moonlight at night (we stayed when it was full moon). The natural light gives the home a positive energy both day and night. The location of this house is also great as it is situated in a gated community in the Santa Fe hills, but it is still close to downtown. We enjoyed walking around the trails close to the house, and we enjoyed hiking up to the top of the hill to watch the sunrise and take pictures one morning. Personally, one of the random things I enjoyed most was using the gate access card to open the gate. I pretended I was a rich person driving up the hill to my home, before snapping back to reality:)

    The host, Catherine, also helped to make this experience so great. She was very kind, and went out of her way to make sure everything was okay. Throughout our stay she kept in contact with us, and answered our questions about what sights we should see in Santa Fe and the surrounding area. Overall, this was probably the best vacation I have ever been on, and I don’t believe it would’ve been nearly as enjoyable if we would have stayed in downtown Santa Fe or rented any of the other houses I was considering. Renting this house for the week was super easy through airbnb, and the house was perfect for us. If you’re considering renting this house during your stay in Santa Fe: Do it. You’ll be glad you did!

    May 2013
  • Title says it all! Awesome house, beds were comfy. We had everything we needed. Very secluded. We would definitely stay here again!

    April 2013
  • We've been long time visitors of Santa Fe and we were excited to meet Jeremiah and Catherine. Amazing hosts. As excited as we are for the city and the galleries, we found ourselves enchanted by the property. The house is tucked away in a beautiful mountain setting and the surrounding landscape kept my small family so entertained that we rarely went into town--even though it's a short 15 minute trip down the mountain.

    Catherine is a working artist and we had the pleasure of sneaking over to her studio to watch her in action. Very cool.

    A caring bunch and an awesome home!

    January 2013
  • What a wonderful place! Jeremiah was excellent in getting back to me quickly. The place was wonderful, as well as secluded. It was a great trip for me and my girlfriend. The stars were amazing, the weather was great, and the house was wonderful. Would stay again!

    December 2012
  • This was a good place to stay if you're wanting privacy. Pretty close to town although it seemed far out.
    The host was informative.

    December 2012
  • Catherine's place is indeed a very artsy place. Love its decor and its high ceiling. She's been very nice and helpful throughout our stay. And I am happy to get to see some of her works for she's an artist.

    November 2012
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