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Stunning Ranch Headquarters Log Home

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Overview

Property Details

Updated: Feb 18, 2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

PLEASE READ OUR REVIEWS!!!

This beautifully restored Historic Log Ranch Headquarters sits on 7 acres and is located 9 miles south of Angel Fire just off the road to Ocate, NM in stunning and pastoral Black Lake. We enjoy unobstructed views across several ponds, wetlands, and extensive (thousands of acres) ranch lands which surround the home. Great for bird watching in the summer and during migrating seasons. Elk herds can be seen almost daily in the fields next to the home and in the front yard, as well as bald eagles, ospreys and many water birds visit our private ponds. It is 14 min. highway drive to the upper parking lot at the Angel Fire Ski Area. Secluded and quiet even though it is just off a well-maintained state highway. This is the area that helps give 'Land of Enchantment' its name. The views across the valleys are stunning. The Black Lake area is where the high country scenes from the movie "Lonesome Dove" were filmed. It is truly a pleasure to experience this historic and special property. All this backing up against massive public lands.

This two bedroom one bath 1400 sq. ft. red fur timber home sleeps 5 with one king bed and one queen. There is also one fold-out queen couch. The large combined kitchen and living room offers a wonderful setting for viewing nature and sharing time with family and friends. A new range and dishwasher have just been installed. With a wood stove and multiple bay windows it's bright and cheery in the day time and warm and cozy at night. The home also has high efficiency central heat.

Our guests have said that they cannot describe how wonderful their experience was while staying with us. This is a unique mountain property offering a truly mountain experience.

PLEASE READ OUR REVIEWS!

Pets

1 pet $10.00 per night for the first 2 nights $20.00 3rd night free 4-7 nights $30.00 plus tax

2 pets $20.00 per night the first 2 nights $40.00 3rd night free 4-7 nights $60.00 plus tax

Check in time is 4:00 PM. Check out time is 10:00 AM. We can accept payments through PayPal.

NFL Sunday Ticket available for 2014-15!!!

Keywords: Log Home

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Recent Review

About the Owner

Edward May
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2017

About Edward May

Hello, my name is Edward May and I purchased my home in 1991. The house was originally built around 1927. The original ranch that this home was part of was about 67,000 acres. At one time this area was very successful as a potato farming location. I currently live in Hawaii where I design and install tropical landscapes. I do come home to Black Lake a few times a year and anxiously await every visit. I am always happy to return and the beauty of the surrounding mountains surprises me and brings much pleasure still after all these years.

Thank you,

Ed May

Edward May purchased this house in 1991

Why Edward May chose New Mexico

This property was located in an amazing location. Considering that it was where the large ranch built, we knew there must have been a reason that they built this home where they did. Often, when it is cold and windy, sitting on the deck is still possible because we are so well protected on the west side by a large hill that breaks the wind so it is very calm here when the wind is blowing hard compared to other places just near by. Located next to and on Little Coyote Creek and we also have ponds just in front of the house. We get to enjoy water views as well. Just all around a wonderful location and a fine home built from the massive trees from the ranch. A sawmill was brought to the location to build the home from the old Douglas Fir trees growing on the ranch.

What makes this house unique

Our guests keep telling us that it was a unique experience to stay at our home and thanking me for sharing it with others. It is my pleasure to share this "Jewel" with my guests. It's unique historic quality coupled with an artistic remodel and restoration, makes staying here a truly one-of-a-kind experience. There is simply nothing like it in the valley and there are very few older homes in the area. The timber logs (squared off on three sides) cut from old-growth fir trees has developed a patina over the last 90 years that can not be found anywhere. This is the real deal, an authentic mountain home. All this, coupled with the remodel of the home including the electric, plumbing and heating system, has created a sense of age with modern beauty and style. Our guests, and I myself, can sit for hours gazing out of the windows at the incredible mountain views and viewing the wildlife. Our ponds give a beautiful foreground to the vast mountain vistas. It is just a pleasure to spend time in this special mountain location.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Wow what a beautiful place!

I have never seen so many humming birds! Wondrous views, great friends add up to a GREAT time. Angel Fire, Taos & Santa Fe are all fun places. Everyone should visit The Viet Nam Memorial and Enchanted Circle Pottery.



Thank you for sharing this little slice of “Heaven”!
Jul 2013
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Guestbook comments from the manager

Wow what a beautiful place!

I have never seen so many humming birds! Wondrous views, great friends add up to a GREAT time. Angel Fire, Taos & Santa Fe are all fun places. Everyone should visit The Viet Nam Memorial and Enchanted Circle Pottery.



Thank you for sharing this little slice of “Heaven”!
Jul 2013
  • 1 of 4

35 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

5

Great Stay for Skiing

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent time at this cabin. Very convenient to skiing at Angel Fire, about 20 minutes from out the door to on the slopes. Cabin itself is beautiful, not hard to find but with plenty of space for privacy. Perfectly clean, owner was communicative and helpful. Lots of helpful supplies in the kitchen. Nice and warm, even on cold nights. Would absolutely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kilgore,TX
5

Loved the cabin

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cabin. Close enough to Angel fire to enjoy the ski resorts, but far enough away to forget about all the ugly condos at the base of the mountain. The cabin was well furnished and clean. And my wife loved the layout and the was it was decorated. Neat place to stay for a small family.

Thanks for sharing your home,

Kyle Woodall

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Stunning Views

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was well kept and stocked with all the necessities for a cozy stay. Far away enough from town to feel secluded but close enough for any inconvenience. Hopefully will stay again soon.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Broken Arrow, OK
5

Spectacular!

  • 5 of 5

House is beautiful! Clean and roomy, decorated w/Rustic decor. Very at home feeling. Views are just wonderful. Watching the herd of Elk coming in to the valley was a once in a lifetime experience. Beds were so comfortable and everything is already here that you would need in the kitchen & bathroom. Also has washer/dryer. Will definitely be visiting again :)

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Quiet & Cool !

  • 4 of 5

The Ranch House was as advertised. We would book again for a quiet stay with the mountain view!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was beautiful on the inside, clean, and had every amenity we needed - even some I had forgotten to pack! Our family of 4 was very comfortable there, with plenty of room. We really enjoyed watching the elk in the meadow across the road, also the waterfowl on the ponds and the rabbits chipmunks in the yard. Directions were very good but it was still hard to find in the dark. It would have been nice if there had been a porch light on, but that is my only complaint. Very nice place to stay and we may well book it again!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

This property was located in an amazing location. Considering that it was where the large ranch built, we knew there must have been a reason that they built this home where they did. Often, when it is cold and windy, sitting on the deck is still possible because we are so well protected on the west side by a large hill that breaks the wind so it is very calm here when the wind is blowing hard compared to other places just near by. Located next to and on Little Coyote Creek and we also have ponds just in front of the house. We get to enjoy water views as well. Just all around a wonderful location and a fine home built from the massive trees from the ranch. A sawmill was brought to the location to build the home from the old Douglas Fir trees growing on the ranch.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Albuquerque at 120 Miles Nearest Barpub : Angel Fire at 9 Miles Nearest Golf : Angel Fire Resort at 9 Miles Nearest Train : Raton at 90 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Angel Fire at 9 Miles Nearest Ski : Angel Fire Resort at 9 Miles Car: necessary

We are just outside the boundaries of Angel Fire Resort where there is a pool, golf course, ski area and extensive mountain hiking and mountain biking opportunities.

Rates & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Ski Season
Feb 22 2017 - Mar 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Break
Mar 9 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$179
 
 
Spring
Apr 1 2017 - May 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
May 18 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Break
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 7 2018
6 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30 + Tax
Cleaning $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 6.08%

Pets

1 pet $10.00 per night for the first 2 nights $20.00 3rd night free 4-7 nights $30.00 plus tax

2 pets $20.00 per night for the first 2 nights $40.00 3rd night free 4-7 nights $60.00 plus tax

Memorial Day, 4th, Labor Day $150.00/per night 3 night min.

We have a 2 week max. per stay

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Amenities

From the Owner

Our guests keep telling us that it was a unique experience to stay at our home and thanking me for sharing it with others. It is my pleasure to share this "Jewel" with my guests. It's unique historic quality coupled with an artistic remodel and restoration, makes staying here a truly one-of-a-kind experience. There is simply nothing like it in the valley and there are very few older homes in the area. The timber logs (squared off on three sides) cut from old-growth fir trees has developed a patina over the last 90 years that can not be found anywhere. This is the real deal, an authentic mountain home. All this, coupled with the remodel of the home including the electric, plumbing and heating system, has created a sense of age with modern beauty and style. Our guests, and I myself, can sit for hours gazing out of the windows at the incredible mountain views and viewing the wildlife. Our ponds give a beautiful foreground to the vast mountain vistas. It is just a pleasure to spend time in this special mountain location.

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View

Attractions

  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 1400 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Convertible bed(s)
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3)

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

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