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Vida Divina-Downtown-Walk to Everything-Fireplace/Wood Supplied. SW Charm!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 88 m²
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms/1+1/2 Bathrooms- Southwest Warmth/Decor

Tammi and Dave Clancy-owners (remodeling and building team) of two other successful and popular vacation rentals in Taos/Arroyo Seco, New Mexico-are thrilled to list their newest addition to their vacation rental properties. Three is the MAGIC number and we decided to name this THIRD vacation rental property of ours for our blessings. Vida Divina, Divine Life, is what we are blessed with and live each day we walk this earth.

We will book one/two nights if it fits with our calendar for flexible/adjusted pricing-especially last-minute. The longer you stay-the more the booking rate is discounted. We do have a cancellation policy-please ask about it.

Vida Divina is a townhome right off of Camino de Placitas. Just a mere three-block walk to the John Dunne Shops and The Plaza and just a few minutes away to the myriad, delectable eateries, eclectic galleries/shops, and spirited, cozy bars. There is LIVE music seven-days a week...all for YOUR listening pleasure--an easy walk away--and, a refreshing walk returning home to Vida Divina-where you can light your fire in the dazzling kiva with the wood provided for you by the Clancys. A blaze of good cheer and deep warmth await your every arrival.

Vida Divina has two bedrooms and 1 and a half bathrooms. There is a KING bed in one bedroom and a QUEEN bed in the second bedroom. Remodeled and redecorated Vida Divina awaits you with an open living space. Upstairs with a new wood floor and cozy bedrooms and an large, tiled shower with glass doors..downstairs with a kitchen has a new sink and new stainless steel appliances and a deck with new fencing and a new outdoor grill.

Dog/Pet Fee-$65 for a three-night booking per dog and for more nights-$15.00 per night/per dog-$95 for a week's booking (Will discount for two dogs depending upon length of stay.) Small back yard/fenced in.

We require payment in full to hold your booking unless your total is over $1000 and more than three months out. If you need to split payments, just ask.

If you would like to stay at a home with the best views in Taos and a hot tub, too--You can view our other vacation rentals we own at: VRBO Listing #295657 Casita Ave Maria and VRBO Listing #129625 Casa de Cuentos

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Tammi or Dave Clancy
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 7, 2018

About Tammi or Dave Clancy

Dave and Tammi Clancy started their vacation rental business by pure serendipitous suggestion in 2007. Since the purchase of their first home-renovated and ready for vacationers in the Spring of 2007..they have designed and built another-Casita Ave Maria-making it available for others to enjoy in the Summer of 2010-and, now with the Fall 2014 purchase of Vida Divina and current remodeling...Three denotes divine perfection--We’ve all heard people say that “things happen in 3’s.” Also, on a side-note-this is Tammi's 33rd year of teaching--this year of 3's has been DIVINE!

Dave is a retired realtor-masonry foreman from Colorado Springs, designer-builder, handyman of all flavors and colors. A true life-artist- he now maintains our three vacation rentals and is ALWAYS-- in myriad ways--creating a new project to add more beauty/luxury to our homes.

More on THREE: In the Christian faith tradition, the number 3, symbolized by the Trinity (Creator, Redeemer, Sustainer), has come to mean wholeness. The 3 attributes of God are omniscience, omnipresence, and omnipotence. It is said that the number 3 is used 523 times in Scripture!

In the Kaballah: male/female/uniting intelligence

Hindu: creation/destruction/preservation, unfolding/maintaining/concluding

Taoist: Great Triad: Heaven/Human/Earth

From the Buddhist tradition, comes “The Triple Gem” or “The Three Jewels,” which is the Buddha (the enlightened one), the Dhamma (the teachings), and the Sangha (the community of followers).


Tammi or Dave Clancy purchased this townhome in 2014

Why Tammi or Dave Clancy chose Taos

It is a DIVINE LIFE at VIDA DIVINA in TAOS, NEW MEXICO! Dave and Tammi Clancy's newest, third addition to their successful and much loved vacation homes-will be ready to host, nurture, and enchant you beginning Thanksgiving of 2014. Our other two properties are in the foothills (fabulous views) between town and Taos Ski Valley. Often, through the years, people have asked if they can 'walk' to places from our homes. The answer has always been YES..but, to specific places in town...the answer is NOW yes, again. Walk to all places in the town of mere minutes..soaking in the ambiance of ancient peoples and modern doings. And, just a 25-30 minute drive to the ski area from Vida Divina while also having the convenience of being to walk all over town for eating, drinking and being merry when you return home from skiing or hiking or general seeing of the glorious sights. Remember, this is IN the town of Taos--so, there is the traffic noise from cars going 20-25 miles per hour in the very small town of Taos.

What makes this townhome unique

Walk everywhere in downtown Taos! How perfect!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Most inviting place we’ve ever experienced away from home. Enjoyed the Kiva, warm and classy southwestern decor, and cozy quietness. Exceptional value. Above and beyond all expectations.
Dec 2017
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation townhome rental in Taos

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 88 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • You may receive a full refund minus a 20 percent cancellation fee before 60 days of arrival. No refund if cancelled within 60 days of arrival date.
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Huge, rain shower-talavera-tiled -created by Dave Clancy.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , With stackable washer/dryer
  • Newly remodeled bathrooms with warm tile and huge shower in upstairs bathroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Aero bed available for a 5th person.
  • New bamboo floors in both upstairs bedrooms, hallway and stairs up to these areas. Fabulous beds and bedding. If two share the beds in the upstairs bedrooms..they sleep four..with an aero bed -- 5 can sleep here depending upon size and comfort/space needed for the other guests..
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
  • long term renters welcome
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting


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Wonderful location; warm and inviting townhome with every possible provision needed.

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about the Vida Divina stay we had. The owners were GREAT, providing detailed communications to us to locate the townhome and to provide everything we would need to enjoy a most comfortable week. We arrived at the home to find a bottle of wine, a Sunday paper, firewood and every possible thing we could need to relax and rejuvenate.

Also, the owners provided suggestions of restaurants and places to see in the area. We found books and magazines with more information and suggestions. Provisions were excellent-plenty of towels, comfortable bedding and kitchenware for any cooking we wanted to do. I wish every VRBO stay could be this perfect!!

  • Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The pictures don't do it justice!

  • 5 of 5

My family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Vida Divina. The home was well decorated, well stocked, and very clean! My youngest son loved the cute little reading nook so much that he fell asleep there a few times.

It was nice being so close to everything in town as well as a short drive to two ski valleys. We drove less than 30 minutes to Sipapu a few times for a day of skiing. I also really appreciated the owners suggestions and descriptions of their favorite local dining spots. I highly recommend this home and will certainly revisit it on our next trip to Taos!

  • Submitted: 18-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great get-away

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our visit very much and will return. Clean, comfortable and cozy accommodations that were perfect for our family of four and small dog. Fully-equipped kitchen and full-sized fridge is very convenient. The kids loved the nook in one of the closets, the dog loved the fenced in yard and the parents loved the king size bed and large shower. Also an easy walk to Taos Plaza. Nearby skiing includes Taos, Red River, Angel Fire and Sipipu, and lots of great restaurants nearby. Thanks for your hospitality Tammy & Dave!

  • Submitted: 15-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Delightful stay in Taos

  • 5 of 5

Vida Divina was a delight to stay in for our recent visit to Taos. From the comfortable furnishings to the beautiful, large glassed-in shower, we felt this was a perfect place to stay to stroll through the town of Taos and its shops,galleries and restaurants. The owners provide all the paper and soap products and even leave wood to burn in the fireplace.Great value! We will be back. Thank you Tammi and Dave for all of your communications and recommendations. We enjoyed everything

  • Submitted: 31-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taos not what it used to be

  • 1 of 5

With garbage on the streets, graffiti on the signs, cracked sidewalks, peeling paint, dilapidated buildings, and signs in the McDonald's asking patrons not to bathe in the sink, Taos offers all the charm of the third world without the inconvenience of a long plane ride or the hassle of clearing customs. Parking was extremely tight (would definitely not have room for a second vehicle) and although not a significant distance from downtown, the walk there was along a busy road with scrawny side walk, not big enough for a stroller and dangerous to traverse with the speeding cars whizzing by on the main road and without street lights. Rooms are extremely small and beds extend to the walls with little room to walk, and no place to store luggage. Our one suitcase had to be placed in the kitchen/living room downstairs and we tripped over it the whole time.

Our intent was to go skiing, not sight see. Regrettably, snowfall was at record lows and lack of things to do forced us to leave after two nights even though we paid for six. Owner rigidly clung to no refund policy and was unwilling to give us credit or refund for unused nights.

As noted in other reviews, owners put heavy and unreasonable demands on renters to clean all dishes, strip all beds, empty trash-all but wash the windows in order to meet expectations, not sure where the cleaning fee will go, other than in their pocket. Have never had that kind of experience in a rental property. Extremely disappointing. Allow for a good 1-2 hours to clean before vacating. Would not recommend Taos or this property--RENTERS BEWARE!!!!

  • Submitted: 11-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jason--You told us how beautiful our house was and that you were going to return in the Spring. To say there was no room to store luggage when there are two good-sized closets in the bedrooms with empty space-is simply inaccurate. And, all we ask guests to do is to leave the dirty laundry by the washer and take out the trash. We charge no cleaning fee. You are taking out the weather conditions on us--we are not in control of the weather. I am sad that you have to retaliate against us and our refund policy-that you were aware of when you booked--I am sad for your anger and malicious-intent. And, you not only bash us--you bash the whole town of Taos. Bless you, Jason. You wrote the email below and this review--are you the same person? Email received on Jan. 2 from Jason: Hello and Happy New Year! We have arrived in beautiful Villa Divina; it is truly cozy and lovely! Regrettably, even with the snowmaking, there are no advanced runs open and no areas where our children can advance their skills. Who would have guessed there would be no snow in January? With heavy hearts, we are leaving early tomorrow morning and driving to Utah where Google says the skiing conditions are slightly better. We realize that it is a prepaid arrangement, however if there is any chance you were inclined to prorate our stay, we would be truly indebted and forever grateful, as we are a family on a budget 😉?� In any event, we loved the condo and plan to return in the spring and winter, ski gods willing. Happy New Year to you and all the best in 2018!
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Great visit!!

  • 4 of 5

Great place to stay on your visit. Close to the square and perfect for easy access to the mountain.

  • Submitted: 25-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Taos Pueblo is an ancient pueblo belonging to a Tiwa-speaking Native American tribe of Pueblo people. It is approximately 1000 years old and lies about 1 mile north of the modern city of Taos, New Mexico, USA.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation townhome rental in Taos

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Break
Mar 18 2018 - Apr 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$32 per night, per additional guest
Spring 2018
Apr 8 2018 - May 10 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$31 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2018
May 11 2018 - May 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$32 per night, per additional guest
Memorial Day Week-Early Summer
May 27 2018 - Jun 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
Jun 30 2018 - Nov 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$19 per night, per additional guest
November 2018
Nov 4 2018 - Nov 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$26 per night, per additional guest
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 17 2018 - Nov 24 2018
4 night minimum stay
Early Ski Season 2018
Nov 25 2018 - Dec 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
Christmas 2018
Dec 15 2018 - Jan 5 2019
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$19 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$26 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

$50 Pet fee is min for a min stay. For a longer stay than 3 nights, the pet fee will be recalculated at $15 per night up to a max of $95 for a week's stay for one pet. 2 pets would be more. Will discount for 2 depending upon length of stay.


Ex. Person Fee-$15 per night

EMAIL for last-minute rates (within 10 days of arriving) and TWO-NT. Stays (last-minute) for great deals!

If you are staying a week or less-we prefer total payment up front. If your total is more than a week's booking and more than two months out--we will take half the payment up front and the other half is due on or before two months of arrival.

Cancellation Fee: If you cancel before three months of arrival-you get your booking $ back MINUS a 20 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 90 days of arrival-you forfeit the amount UNLESS we are able to rebook. Refund will be minus the cancellation fee. We highly recommend traveler's insurance-google for the best companies and rates. We don't travel without it when we prepay for travel and lodging.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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