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  •  Type: House
  •  Beds: 1
  •  Baths: 1
  •  Sleeps: 3


Alfred's Cabin ("Casita" using traditional Spanish interpretation) is as original and authentic as a historic casita can be. The low doorways and windows, so indicative of the 1700's Spanish architecture, attest to the short stature of the residents during that era.

It is so named "Alfred's Cabin" in honor of the former owner, Alfred Hobbs, a Taos Icon, archeologist and early member of the "New Buffalo" Taos Commune in the early 60's.

Alfred's Cabin dates back to the earliest Taos settlement in the 1700's and was the miller's house on the Rio Fernando de Taos (Fernando river of Taos). This original adobe, is intact with a traditional wood-burning kiva fireplace which was the only source of heat for this charming 700 square foot residence with 1 bedroom, bath, living area and kitchen . Attached to the main house via 3 foot thick adobe walls, there is no exchange of sound between the two homes. For added privacy, the cabin has its' own separate entry gate and parking. When rented with the house, the back kitchen entry affords easy access between the two residences.

Updated with modern kitchen and bathroom, Alfred's Cabin comes equipped with flat screen TV and wireless internet. In addition, is the famous tree trunk bedroom shelving hand carved by Alfred himself. It is a true work of art and labor of love contributed by this colorful and well loved former Taos resident.

An added draw to Alfred's is the location, which is 1.5 miles from the Taos Plaza off Kit Carson Road. The ability to access the "local" roads to easily get around town is a welcome bonus as it provides easy access to the major roadways leading to the several ski areas (Taos Ski Valley, Sipapu, Angel Fire and Red River). Natural landmarks, e.g., the Gorge Bridge, the Rio Grande River and the Taos Pueblo are an easy shot from this central location.

Choose to stay at Alfred's Cabin for a memorable romantic historic lodging experience in the romantic historic village of Taos, New Mexico. A rare find in the USA hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Owner info


Premiere Properties, offering professional property management and the largest inventory of upscale and or unique vacation rental properties in the greater Taos area. The Mother-Daughter team has gained the indisputable reputation of being the - Best in Taos - and as local professionals are often heard saying - The only show in town. Whatever your lodging needs, Taos to Taos Ski Valley, Budget to Luxury, Cabins to Mansions, Premiere will fulfill your desires. Call us at 575-758-1811

Terms & Conditions

RESERVATIONS: Are confirmed & property is taken off market when contract is completely filled in and received by Premiere. For reservations made more than 30 days from arrival, 50% deposit is to be paid by check due within 7 days of booking. Balance can be paid by check or Master Card/Visa and is due 30 days before arrival (60 days Xmas/NY\'s, Spring Break and reservations of 14 or more nights). Reservations made within 30 days of arrival will be charged to a Visa or Mastercard. If check is late, deposit will automatically be run on Visa or Mastercard 8 days after the booking date including a 5% service charge.

CHECK IN: Check-in is anytime after 4 pm. Check-out is no later than 10:00 am so housekeeping can be ready for next party arrival at 4:00 pm.

CANCELLATION POLICY: More than 30 days before arrival (60 days Xmas/NY\'s, Spring Break, and reservations of 14 or more nights) cancellation fee is 21% of total reservation. Less than 30 days before arrival, (60 days Xmas/NY\'s, Spring Break, and reservations of 14 or more nights) forfeiture of 100% of full reservation unless property is rebooked for entire stay at same rate. If booked for less, refund portion will be prorated (less the 21% cancellation fee). There are no refunds for late arrival or early departure.

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Each property has a private caretaker to assist guests with maintenance issues, lost keys, directions, etc. Guest is to contact caretaker for such issues. If there is an urgent matter and caretaker does not respond with 30 minutes guest should then call Premiere at 800-987-8423.

DEPARTURE: Property is to be left in good order by following the printed guidelines in each home. Should the guidelines be missing common sense should rule. Should property be left in poor order please read \"SECURITY DEPOSIT\" below.

GUEST POLICY: Should there be more overnight guests (including children) other than number disclosed in contract (other than prior approved visits) the party will be required to immediately vacate the premises without refund and full security deposit will be forfeited. If a large party gathers without prior disclosure to \"Premiere\" the full security deposit shall be forfeited and party will immediately terminate.

SECURITY DEPOSIT: Should damages (see direction sheet for partial explanation of possible damages) or extra cleaning occur, your credit card will be charged $500.00 dollars plus a $25.00 dollar non-refundable service charge. A check for $500.00 will be sent to the Homeowner along with guest name, address and phone number, and damage issues will be handled directly with the Homeowner, caretaker & guest. Prorated refund will be returned directly by Homeowner. Evidence of unauthorized pets or smoking in the house will result in forfeiture of full security deposit. Premiere Properties will be held harmless and will not be involved in damage negotiations.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY: This property is privately owned & cared for. Premiere Properties is acting as Reservation Service only for the use of the subject property. For homes with hot tubs, I understand the risks of hot tub/Jacuzzi use, and recognize that for some people adverse reactions can occur, including but not limited to skin rash. Neither Premiere Properties, nor the Owner or their Agents will be held liable or responsible for personal injury, accidents, loss of life, valuables or personal property due to fire, theft, neglect, or any catastrophe or natural disaster which might occur at the above named property during the above stated time period. If this property becomes unavailable, due to unforeseen circumstances, I understand Premiere Properties will do all possible to move my party to an equal or upgraded option.

PAYMENT: All funds due within 30 days of arrival (60 days Christmas, New Year, Spring Break and reservations of 14 or more days). 50% deposit of total reservation due by check within 7 days of booking. Deposits by check not received within 7 days of booking will be automatically run on credit card on 8th day + 5% surcharge.



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