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Private Courtyard In Town With Mountain Views

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

Casa del Pajaro (Bird House) is a warm and relaxing home away from home. It is centrally located in Taos, in a quiet neighborhood, close to the historic downtown district, shopping and restaurants. We have fully outfitted our home to provide you with most every convenience you may need.

You will enjoy forever mountain views from the large, private walled courtyard, that includes several seating areas and a BBQ grill.

Enter through the front door to view a charming kiva fireplace warming the living and dining room areas. This living space features original Native American artwork, giving our guests a unique Taos experience.

The living room includes a TV with access to Netflix and other program options. A laptop is provided for internet access, along with WiFi.

The kitchen is fully equipped to handle any kind of meal, with quality cooking utensils and appliances including toaster, blender, coffee maker and microwave oven.

Both bedrooms have queen size beds with fluffy pillows, comforters and extra blankets/throws.

A covered carport is attached to the home and available for parking.

More Details

Joanne Crass
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018

About Joanne Crass

Michael and I have lived in Taos for over 30 years. Our daughter, Alex was born and raised here, and we have enjoyed becoming a part of the community. We love Taos and enjoy sharing our home and knowledge of the area with friends and family. We ski, hike, bike and have 2 dogs, Jack and Gracie and a cat, Kitty. We enjoy traveling and discovering new places and faces.

Joanne Crass purchased this house in 2008

What makes this house unique

The private courtyard provides a restful oasis from a day of exploring Taos. In the summer, the courtyard is alive with flowers, trees and birds. In the winter, enjoy the quiet contemplation of the snow capped mountains.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Taos

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Candles are for decoration only. Candles cannot be used in the house.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term renters welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
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
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Private Courtyard In Town With Mountain Views
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Sweet ski trip rental

  • 5 of 5

Owner prepared everything you may need in this rental home- garlic presser, herb tea bag. Quite impressive. Room is quite spacious. Washer and dryer is very helpful on our ski trip with two young kids. We will sure come back visit again :)

  • Submitted: 24-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing, all the comforts you need

  • 5 of 5

A private courtyard with beautiful views for morning coffee or evening cocktails.

The interior is decorated nicely and the corner fireplace was wonderful. This little casita had everything we could have wanted. Quiet location with the owners nearby if we needed anything. I would rent here again and recommend to friends and family visiting the area.

  • Submitted: 3-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nicely decorated and furnished with picturesque patio.

  • 5 of 5

The owners were very friendly and available for any problems. The property and house were very well maintained and the bed was very comfortable. The kitchen was very well supplied with the needed dishes and cooking utensils including a side by side refrigerator with through the door icemaker. The property is on a paved road and not far from grocery stores, gas stations and the Taos Plaza. The flat screen high definition tv is rather small and you are limited to streaming Netflix and local channels. The local channels did not appear to be in high definition.

  • Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful place with great views. Just a few minutes from the square.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time in this well appointed home. It had all we needed to fix breakfast in the mornings and dinner in the evenings. Our hosts were gracious and accommodating.

  • Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delightful and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Staying in this house was relaxing and easy. Joanne and Michael make sure you have everything you need to be comfortable. I loved my time here and look forward to next August! Can't wait to see these beautiful mountains and sunsets.

  • Submitted: 10-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very pleased with rental

  • 5 of 5

The two of us enjoyed staying here for 6 days. First, the owners met us there and walked us through everything to make sure we were comfortable. They were always available to help/answer questions/make suggestions.

Even on vacation we like to cook in a lot of time. The kitchen was very functional. It has all the appropriate dishes, cook ware, etc. It would've been nice to have a few extra items like oil and more seasonings but those are nice-to-haves.

The weather was great so we kept the windows open - including at night. - making for great sleeping. The beds were comfortable.

The little Bluetooth speaker was a nice add. The tv is small but we weren't there to watch tv.

Loved the patio both for enjoying coffee in the morning as well as eating outside in the evening.

The price is fair for what you get - I recommend

  • Submitted: 17-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Casa de Valdez Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Taos Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Casa de Valdez & Guadalajara Grill
Nearest Ski
22 Miles
TSV, Sipapu, Angel Fire & Red River - 45min drive
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Taos

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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$59.42
Damage Deposit C$396.12

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. A local tax of 8.5% will be charged on all reservations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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