About This Listing
Come and bask in the snow, sunshine and fresh air of Taos, and take in the beautiful light and richness of northern New Mexico. Enjoy the artistry of the intimate studio, and close proximity to the Plaza, the heart of Taos. Hope to see you soon!!
Our private adobe studio has a full bathroom, stocked full kitchen and beautiful architectural features. It is cozy, quaint and comfortable for two people with lovely views! It has a very satisfying and easily operated full-size IKEA pull-out bed with plenty of linens, towels, and a down comforter. Parking is provided on-site, near the casita. Valverde is a quiet neighborhood street, with open-space Sunset Park bordering the western side of the property. It is within walking distance to the Historic Taos Plaza, the world-renown Honuman Temple, and has easy access to shopping, galleries and restaurants. Taos Ski Valley is a 21-mile drive away, or take the Taos Chile Line Shuttle for $1 each way which picks up about 1/2 mile from the Studio. Other nearby attractions include the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, Twirl Toy Store and Playplace, the Kit Carson Home and Museum, Taos Pueblo, the KTAOS Solar Center, the Harwood Museum of Art, the Millicent Rogers Museum, and thousands of acres of National Forrest and hiking/cross country skiing trails. Cid's Market, a natural food grocery store, is also a walkable distance or a short drive away.
We love animals, and allow pets on a case-by-case basis, with a required $15.00 cleaning fee for pet guests. We ask that you respect our space and property and clean up after your pet.
This is also a non-smoking environment. Please do not smoke inside, or near any open doors or windows. Thank you!
Shared laundry machines are available for $5, and are located on the property in the basement space under the Studio.
Interaction with Guests
I am available 24-7 by email, text/phone, or through the airbnb site to address any questions or concerns. I live in Albuquerque, visit Taos often, and have a network of support systems in place to address any immediate needs you may have.
This is a great, quiet neighborhood, with a classic Taos feel. It is safe to walk around and close to many of the unique sights Taos has to offer!
The Chile Line goes up and down the main street in town, and also shuttles to the Ski Valley. There are several private shuttle companies offering services from the Albuquerue International Sunport (Airport) to Taos. The Taos Ski Valley also operates a daily shuttle from the airports in Albuquerque and Santa Fe.
Please respect surrounding tenants and their privacy. The studio shares a thick adobe wall with the main house, so we ask that noise be kept at a reasonable level. We also ask that you clean up after yourselves when using the kitchen. Pets are allowed on a case-by-case basis. We would appreciate you bringing a blanket or sheet to cover the rugs so that the pet hairs don't set into the rugs, and ask that pets are kept off of the furniture. Thanks! Check-In is 4:00pm, Check-Out is 11:00am. These times are flexible, so please check with us to see if we can accommodate alternate timing needs. And please, no smoking inside or near the space. We ask that smoking be done outside in areas which are a respectable distance from other tenants and structures.
Lovely stay in a very cute adobe studio. For a studio I'd say it was quite spacious. The decor was really detailed..it's very obvious they care about this space. It's in a quieter part of town but still within strolling distance to the plaza. Ken was extremely prompt in returning my inquiries and was flexible when I asked him about some last minute changes. I can't wait to go back!
Kens place was very cozy, within walking distance to town and very charmingly decorated. The pull out couch was fine for me to sleep on for a couple nights, but not quite as comfortable for my boyfriend. The next door neighbors were quiet, helpful and respectful. We enjoyed our quick stay there.
Very cute studio apartment with lovely New Mexico decor a short walk from the Plaza. Ken was very flexible and accommodating, and when we discovered that the air mattress for our extra person had a leak, he allowed us to pick up a new one and provided a discount. We never met him, but he was easily reachable and responsive by phone and text. Would definitely stay here again.
Great location---it really is a quick walk to the plaza as well as a short drive to Taos Pueblo, etc. Rustic but cute space with funky, charming decorations--just right for the price. Comfortable bed, well-heated space with good light during the day. There is private easement land right behind it with signs welcoming dog-walkers and other folks who want to go for a stroll--gorgeous views of the mountains. Tiny but totally functional kitchen with a small fridge. Was perfect for our needs, and Ken was very responsive via email throughout our stay.
It's a lovely place at a good price, easily walkable to all of the downtown action in Taos. Ken was a great host! Perfect for two fun seekers wishing to explore.
We had a great stay at Kens. It was clean and cozy. Walking distance to the plaza and close to the pueblo.
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About the Host, Ken
We are both native New Mexicans, Ken being born and raised in Taos and Lisa in Albuquerque. We are proud to live in Albuquerque with our two daughters, Pearl and Ysabel, ages 3 and 16 months. Ken is a Designer, Lisa is a cellist. Albuquerque has a flourishing art and music community and we feel so lucky to both be working in fields we love. We also really enjoy traveling and try to do it as much as possible! And we love staying with other airbnb-ers as it's such an excellent way to get the true flavor of a place, and to get personal recommendations for local food and attractions. We have thoroughly enjoyed hosting people from so many different corners of the planet, and are pleasantly surprised how many amazing folks come through our town! We look forward to meeting you and sharing our passion for the American Southwest.
Great Mexican food, and a reasonable price. Nothing fancy about the restaurant, but im always satisfied with the food.Paseo Del Pueblo Norte Taos NM 87571
Authentic New Mexico cuisine, with a nice atmoshere. Not too far away from the studio.Don Juan Valdez Lane Taos NM 87571
Great place for fine dining in a wonderful setting. Not too far from the studio. Less expensive for lunch.Paseo Del Pueblo Norte Taos NM 87571
Middle eastern cuisine, vegetarian friendly with live music every so often. Easy walk from the studio.Dona Luz Street Taos NM 87571
wonderful place to shop if you are seeking organic and local foods. About half a mile away, but cloded sundays.
Its in a great spot at the corner of the plaza. Good coffee, and a great seat for people watching.Paseo Del Pueblo Norte # A Taos NM 87571
Great place to have a drink and people watch. Usually have great live music, and they serve up good bar food at a great price. Easy walk from studio.Paseo Del Pueblo Norte Taos NM 87571
Well know spot for lots of food choices. Real close to the studio. I head there every so often for the donuts!Paseo Del Pueblo Norte Taos NM 87571
Good place to have breakfast that is an easy walk from the studio. Great bakery items fresh from the oven.Paseo Del Pueblo Norte Taos NM 87571