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A lovely large historic home in the historic downtown! Perfect for families and friends, it will make your vacation easy, comfortable and fun whether your group is small or large. Flexible rates make it affordable for any size group. Accommodates up to 17 people! Five couples can have king beds in five separate bedrooms, or up to 14 singles can sleep in separate beds. Our professional housekeepers will customize the beds to suit your group.
In a perfect walk-everywhere location just a 3/10 of a mile walk to the Plaza or Canyon Road! And one-half block to the Capitol. No need to organize drives to town or to walk a mile or more; you can stroll everywhere in the downtown core and pop back to the house for a rest or to unload your shopping bags! Walk to the only market in the downtown area a block away.
You'll love walking five minutes down Old Santa Fe Trail to the historic Plaza; or five minutes over to Canyon Road; or strolling to museums, galleries, restaurants, sightseeing, shopping, grocery store, Farmer’s Market. Walk the kids to the extensive playgrounds in the next block. Come home and relax in the big bubbling outdoor hot tub under the blue Santa Fe sky. Gather for tea or drinks on the front porch, and then walk to dinner at a nearby restaurant. Afterwards enjoy the stars while chatting by the chiminea fire pot in the private back patio garden. Capitol Casa makes a perfect home base!
On a quiet residential street just three blocks long, no street sounds intrude. Seating seven people, the huge hot tub with foot massage jets and waterfall is in a private corner of the walled flagstone patio and garden. The hot tub has a cover lifter for easy access and a state of the art low-chemical purification process.
Built in 1924, the carefully updated adobe house is beautifully furnished with a tasteful mix of neat antiques, plush sofas and firm beds. Original art by New Mexico artists and Southwest artifacts are on display, and richly colored Oriental rugs brighten the oak floors throughout. Enjoy the ambience created by hand plastered, softly tinted walls and adjustable lighting. The open living room/dining room makes a fun gathering place with its three sofas, antique rocker, wood burning fireplace, and extendable oak dining table.
Capitol Casa is approximately 2,600 square feet, plus the big front porch with old-fashioned glider, antique bench and patio chairs. The back garden patio has plenty of seating for 18, sun umbrella, dining tables, gas and charcoal grills, hot tub, a huge shade tree and a view to the mountains. The fun kitchen is fully equipped with staples, spices, cooking utensils, gourmet stainless pots, gas stove, many small appliances, plus the original high-backed sink and pine cabinets. Table cloths, place mats, napkins, bright china and flatware and glasses for 17 enable you to create a pretty table indoors or out.
The house is thoughtfully set up to make your stay pleasant with two stereos, five cable TV's, blu-ray/dvd player and a collection of movies made in Santa Fe. Free wireless internet access throughout.
Beds are made up with luxurious freshly pressed fine cotton sheets in 3-sheet systems, down pillows and duvets, down-alternative pillows and duvets. Provided are fresh cotton towels for bathrooms, kitchen, and hot tub, and robes. All are laundered in fragrance-free hypoallergenic soap. Stocked with sundries such as hand and bath soap, dish soap and dishwasher detergent. Also provided are paper goods such as towels, toilet paper, tissues, napkins. Firewood is provided. Laundry room has full sized washer and dryer, fragrance-free detergents, iron, steamer, ironing board. Immaculate professional housekeeping satisfies even the most particular guests!
Flexible accommodations: Sleeps up to 14 in beds, plus 2 in a sleeper sofa, 1 in a roll-away twin = 17 people. 12 singles can sleep in separate beds, with 1 more in sleeper sofa and 1 in a roll-away twin = 14 singles. 5 couples can sleep in king beds, and a 6th couple in living room queen sleeper sofa = 6 couples.
The main living level has three bedrooms. Two bedrooms open from a small hall off the living room, the master has a Cal king bed and bathroom en suite with twin sinks, jetted tub with shower, and a walk-in closet. The second bedroom has a Cal king bed and is next to the central bathroom which has a walk-in shower, long tub and grab bars. On the other side of the kitchen is a small hall leading to the third bedroom. This bedroom offers a choice of two twin beds or a king bed and opens to the back patio with hot tub. The hall holds the door to the stairwell down to the lower level.
Downstairs, a double-sized den/bedroom with HDTV 47" TV with Blu-ray DVD and stereo is nicely separated from the bedrooms on the main level. It can sleep up to 6 singles in twins or one couple in a king bed and 4 children in 4 twins. The four twins are grouped as daybeds around the television to make a viewing room.
A second den/bedroom offers the choice of a king bed or two twin beds. A privacy curtain screens its beds from the entrance to the third full bathroom.
Children are welcome. In the next block are playgrounds with multiple play structures and basketball hoops. Toys, books, basketballs, Pack N Play, high chair, stroller are provided.
Dogs are accepted by prior permission. Pooch Policies apply.
Parking: Carport and off-street parking for 3 cars stacked on site, more on street and at our office in the house next door.
Commercial zoning allows for unlimited short term rentals.
Safe: All bedrooms and sleeping areas meet code for firesafe egress. Smoke detectors, CO2 detectors, fire extinguishers and flashlights are installed throughout the house.
Airport shuttle services will drop off and pick up at the house.
Featured in the May 2006 issue of Old House Journal and in the November 2008 issue of Frommers' Budget Travel!
Capitol Casa has been offered as a fully furnished vacation home since 2003.