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Casa Nova: Stunning adobe home and guest house

Casa Nova after a welcome July rain
Casa Nova after a welcome July rain
Casa Nova after a welcome July rain
Backyard view to the mountains
Outdoor dining and gas grill on portal
Entry to the main house is around the back
Living and dining rooms from front entryway
Santa Fe
Rental Home – 
5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10

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English first
Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Beautiful Casita”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011 for a stay in October 2011

We stayed in the Casita, which was beautiful, private and comfortable. The bed was great, the kitchen well equipped and the living area comfortable. The casita had a front and back outdoor space, both very private. The open land behind the casita makes it feel like you are in the country. The location is walkable to the plaza if you are used to walking a mile. For us it was fine, but with the altitude change, it could be a challenge for some. To get to the bathroom, you have to go through a second bedroom. THis could be awkward for 2 couples sharing the casita and even for some families.

4 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
5 of 5 stars Bedding & mattresses 4 of 5 stars Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: The location and privacy
Liked least: the lay out of the second bedroom
Traveling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Older travelers
Families with young children
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Dec 13, 2011
Dear MA,

I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. I think you've described the Casita perfectly. Did you find the short cut to Canyon Road? You turn right at the end of our street and cross a foot bridge that leads a short distance to Garcia street. Canyon road is only two short blocks away on your left. Our family did the Christmas eve walk from the bottom of Canyon Road to Geronimo's restaurant. Total time round-trip from the house walking slowly in the snow was a bit more than 1 hour. Last summer my parents (late 70's) walked down to the Plaza, but asked us to pick them up after they spent some time shopping and had lunch...the 7000' altitude makes a big difference.

Thank you very much for talking the time to write a review.

The Griffith family.
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