Out of Africa House Private Valley 1 King size Bd

Out of Africa House Private Valley 1 King size Bd




Jan 2011

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1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 10
1 Bathrooms

About our home

Out of Africa House in Private Valley 2 Queen size sofa Beds, 2 outdoor beds and only 1 bedroom which is a King size Bedroom USD $2,490.00 per month LONG TERM RENTAL ONLY 1 year lease plus utilities / references / 1st last and deposit required.
Please only contact us if you are serious renters who can fullfil the above requirements. Thank you :D
Gardener and Cleaner are available to tenants BUT AT AN EXTRA COST to tenants, not part of monthly rental agreement.
Creation of this home:
This home was built by a French Couple who fell in love with Santa Fe, N.Mexico`s very unique Architecture and Culture and the breathtaking Blue Skied, High Altitude Desert Landscapes. So much so, that they built this home on large acreage, influenced by the Rustic Romance of the South and East African Outback homes. They have children and grandchildren. This home was built with privacy in mind, just for them, the grandparents.
It was then bought by a European who now keeps it as a rental and suggests it is perfect for a single person or a couple.
Yet as you will read, should family or friends visit, this house can accommodate short visits for more people to stay, this is only ok for visits less than a week; as this home is not built for more than 2 people long term and only has 1 Master Bathroom.

Set in a small 9 home gated community South of Santa Fe. This home sits in its own secluded Valley only 5 min. drive from Restaurants, Shopping & Supermarket and 13 miles from Downtown Santa Fe.

What the home feels like:
It is a very Intimate house, yet Spacious and Airy- It is unique for the 2,500 sq ft 3 sided wrap around screened portal with 14ft slanting ceilings. The house is a one bedroom one bath, with two enormous Teak Wood outdoor beds on the portal, to be enjoyed usually 7 months of the year, falling asleep under the stars yet safe behind the screens from any insects- and two queen sofa beds in the living room- So it does sleep as per sleeping areas, maximum 10 people (just remember this is a 1 bathroom home). Excluding the portal, it is 1,700 sq ft inside space. The home was diamond finish plastered and is being updated in 2010 and 2011. Yet very livable as you can see from the images, while we are working on it.
The home has a Contemporary, Minimal feel- this is a Sexy Indoor / Outdoor Living house. Perfect for a single person working from home, like writers, artists, or a couple who love exploring the South West and want to have a unique pad to reflect and relax in.

What is there to do in the Santa Fe Area?
This is a destination that can be enjoyed in all 4 seasons-
Native American Dances and Culture, New Mexican Margaritas, music and Cuisine, Hiking our 12,000 ft. peaks, Kayaking/Rafting the Rio Grande, Skiing/Snowboarding Taos and Santa Fe Ski Valleys and partaking (in the Summer Season) in our World Renowned "Santa Fe Open Air Opera" is a must!!

For the less Sport or Clasical Music inclined:
There is a myriad of World and Indigenous Religions with bases in Santa Fe, as well as Non Religious yet Spiritual Centers, if you feel inclined to explore within, this is a great place to come-

Or if you want to be pampered, our World Famous Spa`s, "Ten Thousand Waves", and "Encantado Spa" as well as many smaller ones, will hit the spot!

Not to mention taking a trip Downtown, walking the picturesque streets of Santa Fe`s famed Contemporary as well as Folkloric Fine Arts Galleries and Sculpture Gardens.

Enjoying the wonderful Photographic Courses, Film Festivals, Ethnic, Western, Eclectic as well as Fashion Shops.

Interact with the Native American Silver and Turquoise Jeweler's and Potters that can be found year round; selling on the Plaza.

Explore the culinary diverse, excellent restaurants of the region.

Finally, the Spectacular South Western Sunsets will mesmerize you-
Giving your vacation a colourful memory which will have you go home feeling Open and Refreshed!


More about us

  1. We do not live in this house year round

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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
El Farol, La Boca, Ristra, La Casa Sena, Shoko, Cowgirls, Capitol Grill, Geronimo`s, Saigon Cafe, Georgia O`Keefe Cafe, the Compound, Santa Cafe, El Meson, Il Vicino, Pranzo, Il Piatto, Upper Crust Pizza, the Roof Top, El Nido ... the list goes on!
Cool bars
Del Charro, El Farol, The Mine Shaft, Tesuque Village Market, Jinja`s, The Coyote Cafe... the list goes on!
Cozy cafés
San Marco`s Cafe, Clafoutis Bistro, Cafe des Artistes, The French Pastry Shop, Aztec Cafe ... the list goes on!
Retail therapy
There are 2 big malls in Santa Fe, Villa Linda and De Vargas malls and a Fashion Outlet mall my favorite is the Sambusco Mall, a smaller mall downtown, across from it is Unity Fashion with great finds for men and women. One must walk around the streets off the plaza for Asian antiques, South Western antiques and Middle Eastern rug shops as well as specialty jewelry shops and fashion boutiques and Canyon rd. and the Railyard District! Several to choose from!
Bit of culture
Fantastic Museums, Folk Art Museum, Georgia O`Keefe Museum, SITE Santa Fe Contemporary Art Museum, Native American History Museum, INCREADIBLE Native American Dances, on Feast Days at 18 Pueblos surrounding Santa Fe! Fantastic World Renowned Open Air Opera (summer / fall), The Lensic Theater, The Children`s Museum... the list goes on!
Walks in the park
Several walks and parks in and around Santa Fe.A wonderful hike to a waterfall is about a 20 min. drive from town. It is known as a hiking and mountain activities Mecca here, seasonal mushroom picking is fun in the forests up high in the mountains of Santa Fe- Also Dog Friendly off the leash large Park
Spot of exercise
DANCING! Excellent Flaminco, Tango, Salsa, Marengue and of course just club dancing in Santa Fe, Kick Boxing, Lots of Local and High end Spa Destinations featuring Pilates and various forms of Yoga and Local Work Out Gym`s, Swimming, Balooning (Albuquerque has a Famous Baloon Festival, very popular), Hot Springìng, River Tubing, Rafting down the Rio Grande, Back Country (Real) Horse Back Riding, Polo Playing, Kayaking, Cross Country, Snow Boarding, Skiing, Hiking, Fly Fishing, Para Ponting, Gliding, Private Airplane rentals and lessons in flying,
Day tripping
Soo many options! There are the Puyee Cliffs, where early Native Americans had dwellings, there is the Bandalier National Park which has ruins on it and cliff dwellings. There is Ghost Ranch where Georgia O`Keefe lived (the artist) in a breathtaking scenic drive through Abiquiu. If you are into gambeling, there is a Hard Rock Casino outside ABQ (Albuquerque) and several other gaming options in Indian Country. Santa Fe has a well known Flea Market that is quite large, good on week ends, it is seasonal. The Blue Hole, a deep natural spring that people get their scuba certification at here in N.M. For Bird afficionados, there are marsh lands outside of ABQ with a large Bird Preserve/Sanctuary, that I hear is seasonal and very inspiring to see the migrations. One can go soak in the hot springs of "Ojo Caliente" and I have heard they are famous for their mineral mud bath, one can also stay the night there in private casitas. For Fishing: Fly fishing there are numerous rivers and lakes, both stocked and unstocked, For mountain sports ther are several mountain ranges: Sanger de Christo mountain range, Hemes mountain range, Ortiz mountain range, Cerrillos Hills, The Sandia mountain range! Lots to Choose from! A bit further is Taos, and more mountain ranges. For lakes there is Abiquiu Lake, Cotchiti Lake, Nambe Lake, And the further you go there are more, such as Elephant Butte Lake near Truth Or Consequences Hot Springs down South of ABQ, For Culture: There are many quaint Northern New Mexican Towns with Hispanic influence like on the back road to Taos through the village of

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