Historic adobe home located walking distance to old town retail and dining. Recently renovated with modern amenities and all the cultural historic charm. One bedroom queen suite with full living room, dinning room, kitchen, and bathroom. This Airbnb is exclusively used for bookings and not personally occupied on non booking days. With a Private entrance and designated parking. Holiday rates apply. 4th of July $125 per night 3 night minimum. Rough Rider Rally $125 per night 2 night minimum.
Casa Flores is an authentic adobe shotgun style home built by Manuel Flores and his three brothers. The home lays on land acquired for services rendered with the Union Army in the Battle at Glorieta located between Santa Fe and Las Vegas New Mexico in 1862.Over the next five years the brothers built a 12 room, shotgun style, southwestern home. In the following generations of family two additional wings were built that comprise the 24 room home that it is today.
Simultaneously, three blocks away at the Plaza Vieja district, merchants were bringing retail business and commercial trade from points east and south such as St. Louis and Mexico. With them, they also brought a unique architectural Victorian style reminiscent of the classic structures of the East Coast.
With over 900 abobe and Victorian structures on the National Historic Register in Las Vegas New Mexico, Casa Flores stands out as a classic example of the Southwestern Territorial Adobe design style. It features original hand stripped vigas (wood beams) harvested from the local land during original construction.
The local cultural points of interest include walking a few short blocks to the historic Plaza Vieja and New Mexico Highlands University. A short five minute drive to Montezuma brings the Armand Hammer United World College of the American West occupying a historic Queen Ann styled structure resembling a castle nestled in the hillside. Overlooking the canyon you can find no cost natural mineral springs on the property of the UWC. If an eco outing is what your looking for visit Hermits Peak for a hike or Storrie Lake State Park for fishing, boating, or a cool swim. For the history buff plan a day trip north to the Fort Union National Monument or south to the Pecos National Historical Park. The foodie in you will be flush with food and beverage options. A few of the favorites include a food and wine pairing meal at the Historic El Fidel Restaurant, a custom curtail enjoyed on the patio of Borachos on Bridge St, or quick grab and go tacos at Abrahams Tiendita.
With quick access to Interstate 25 and a network of hwy and country roads you can take a scenic drive to Taos and other Northern communities.
This Airbnb booking offers a one bedroom suite that has recently been renovated and contains modern amenities. The kitchen features a full size refrigerator, stove and oven, Keurig, and all the utensils needed to prep in house meals. The unit has heaters, air conditioning, ceiling fans, flat screen tv, wifi, radio with mp3 hook up, and alarm clock. This is suitable for an adult individual or two adults, couple with a small child under 6 years old. Please no loud music, parties, or unregistered overnight guests, no pets, no smoking on property, no drugs. Free secure parking for one vehicle.
For weekly or monthly booking inquire for rates. Holiday rates apply. Two Night minimum stay on weekends Friday thru Sunday.
Access to community garden adjacent to property
Shared driveway and courtyard entry with owner/tenant.
Owner/ Occupants. My husband and I have lived in his family home since 1996 and have worked continuously to renovated it to its historical significance since. Our home is our sanctuary and we welcome you to visit and take in its history and culture.