The SpaceThis is a large pool house nestled in a secluded canyon just north of Raton, NM; just a few scenic miles to the Colorado border. Remarkable views surround us. Pedazo de Cielo shares the neighborhood with lots of wildlife - birds, deer, bear and the occasional fox. There is a queen bed, double bed, double sleeper sofa, twin trundle bed, twin bed, a pack-n-play for littles, and a loveseat and a full-sized sofa - all in the pool room.
The pool room has a salt-water swimming pool (with auto cover/safety lock) - pool can be heated for additional charge Sept-May; also hot tub, wood burning fire place, as well as outdoor gas grill on the patio. Fire pit is allowed during times when burn-bans are not in effect, 52" TV with Dish. Kitchenette has microwave, toaster oven, toaster, hot pot, blender, full size side-by-side refrigerator, coffee maker, two hot plates, cooking utensils. Enjoy dining in or al fresco.
The huge shower has rain head with on-demand hot water heater.
Game area - lots of board games, cards, dominoes. Full size ping-pong table. Children's play area. Outdoor relaxing with umbrella tables. Star-gazing.
On-site hiking 31 acres. Lots of hiking trails in Raton and around local State lakes. Year-round fishing at local lakes.
Golf - 18 hole course in town. Be ready to play around wildlife. At sunset, it is awesome to watch the wild turkeys running/flying to their nests right off the 19th hole.
On-site parking, with 2 spaces inside (advised due to bears in area).
Great settings for large families, retreats, special events. Catering can be scheduled.
Pedazo de Cielo is here for your enjoyment!
Entire property (front chalet-style home connected to pool house and apartment; two large garages for 8+ vehicles/rvs, 31 acres) is FOR SALE! Listed on Zillow. Guest AccessGuests will have an assigned code to the keypad lock, so they can come and go at their leisure. If the garden is producing, you are welcomed to enjoy! Interaction with GuestsI love to meet people and hear their stories, but respect your privacy. You enjoying your stay here at Pedazo de Cielo is my goal. I live on-site and will be available to assist you in person or by phone. The NeighborhoodPedazo de Cielo offers lots of fresh air and sunshine year-round. Town is just a few miles away so this area is especially quiet - except for occasional thumberstorms, and fireworks around the holidays. Getting AroundRaton has a airfield available. The Southwest Chief Amtrack train stops in town twice daily. The Greyhound bus line has numerous stops daily. Transportation to the property can be arranged if scheduled ahead of time. Other Things to NoteLocal events:
*Jan 1 - Polar Bear Plunge @ Lake Maloya
Rear-around fishing in local lakes/streams
*April - Climax Canyon 5k Run
*June & July - local rodeos
*July 4 - Parade and International Balloon Rally
*Historic (100 yrs) Shuler Theater - live stage productions
*Self-guided walking tours in our historic downtown area
*Summer Saturdays - Farmers Market
*Summer Fridays & Saturdays - lots of local rummage sales
*Music on Main Street - Ripley Park on Sat/Sun
*Capulin Volcano National Park - 36 miles
*National Rifle Association Whittington Center - 11 miles