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Private Oasis w/Bohemian Luxury: All-temp Outdoor Mineral Water Soaking Tub!

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Spend a relaxing afternoon with the water at just the temperature you like in this private garden.
The gas BBQ grill hides behind the lattice with Trumpet Vine (which hides more found metal flowers).
Pineapple pillows and table invite Guests to sit awhile in 2 cushioned chairs just outside bedroom.
1 of 37Spend a relaxing afternoon with the water at just the temperature you like in this private garden.
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Cottage
HEADLINE: Cool-to-hot (you control it!) outdoor showers & cowboy soaking tub for year-round enjoyment. King-size Bed, Firepit, Gas BBQ Grill, and numerous seating areas, all set in a large back yard in a rural small town neighborhood. 'let your inner child run free' is painted on a sign near the soaking tub, along with advice to 'RELAX', 'SOAK', 'CHILL', 'LAUGH' AND 'SWING!'. There is NO separate 'pool'; I list it under pool as well as hot tub because the water temp is adjustable to your liking, but it's a 6' diameter cowboy soaking tub--NOT a swimming pool. SUMMARY: This vintage 1930’s 1 bedroom 1 bath Truth or Consequences duplex is loaded with amenities & cheerful ambience, but the real draw is the adjustable temperature, all natural mineral water “cowboy” soaking tub & dual shower...HEADLINE: Cool-to-hot (you control it!) outdoor showers & cowboy soaking tub for year-round enjoyment. King-size Bed, Firepit, Gas BBQ Grill, and numerous seating areas, all set in a large back yard in a rural small town neighborhood. 'let your inner child run free' is painted on a sign near the soaking tub, along with advice to 'RELAX', 'SOAK', 'CHILL', 'LAUGH' AND 'SWING!'. There is NO separate 'pool'; I list it under pool as well as hot tub because the water temp is adjustable to your liking, but it's a 6' diameter cowboy soaking tub--NOT a swimming pool. SUMMARY: This vintage 1930’s 1 bedroom 1 bath Truth or Consequences duplex is loaded with amenities & cheerful ambience, but the real draw is the adjustable temperature, all natural mineral water “cowboy” soaking tub & dual showers. This serene yet cheerful art-filled property boasts numerous flowering shrubs, trees & seating areas—some with a view of Turtleback Mountain—as well as a wood fire pit and gas BBQ grill (wood and propane provided!). Indoors boasts eclectic vintage décor, bright colors & artistic flairs. In the kitchen you’ll find a full-sized fridge, Keurig, microwave, toaster & electric range. Enjoy a 43” Samsung Smart TV & DVD player in the living room, while in the bedroom you’ll sleep in comfort on a new King size bed, which also features an electric fireplace, plush cotton robes, and even a washer & dryer! Pet-friendly with a nominal PER WEEK fee of $40.00 for up to two dogs (min $40, max $160). Please advise if you have dogs and we will bill you. If we find you brought dogs without paying the fee, you will be charged a fee of $150 from the deposit (we've never had it happen and don't want it to. : ) THE PROPERTY: Bedroom: King Bed / Living Room: Fold-down Sofa Bed with privacy fenced back yard. THE SPA AND BACK GARDEN: Upon arrival at Aquarius, you’ll probably want to head out to the large, private, fenced-in back garden, where you’re sure to spend most of your vacation. At the very back of the yard, the “cowboy” soaking tub is fed by the natural underground mineral springs well for which Truth or Consequences is renowned, and it’s the perfect way to soothe your sore muscles after a long day of sight-seeing. With separate hot/cold faucets for both the showers & the soaking tub, you can adjust the temperature to your liking as your mood and the weather changes. Sometimes it feels better to have a cool plunge (or long chill soak) than to sit in hot water when the summer heat is upon you--or even in the winter with the strong high desert sunshine. This recently updated home is located in what is officially known as the Hot Springs Historic District, but this particular water-well tapped into a cooler pocket of the aquifer, so every drop is natural mineral water—no city water added! Water is heated with an on-demand heater pumping directly from the mineral water well. The water feels silky and buoyant around your body. A bit of wonderful natural silt sinks to the bottom of the tub; scoop some up and rub it over your skin (especially your feet) to enjoy a fabulous scrub experience during your many soaks; there are spas that charge high dollars for that! And if you’ve never had an au naturel shower, you’re in for a treat! There’s nothing quite like the feel of the breeze flowing over your body as you stand under the rain-shower-heads. THE BEDROOM: New Nectar King-size bed with added pillow-top & true 'pillow menu'. Electric fireplace with remote that controls heat & flames separately. Make-up table w/2 mirrors & chair. Chest of drawers, end tables, lamps, high quality hangers & 2 cotton robes in closet. Washer & dryer with detergent! Blackout drapes, screened garden door. Extra sheets & towels. ASK ABOUT MULTI-NIGHT DISCOUNTS NOT LISTED HERE! THE KITCHEN: Keurig & 6+ K-cups, creamer, plastic wrap, alum. foil, all utensils, knives, dishes, pots & pans, even spices! Toaster, microwave, double stainless steel sink w/cleaners and spray nozzle. 2 bar stools w/padded backs/seats. 1 round bar stool. THE LIVING ROOM: Sofa bed makes into OVERSIZE TWIN, Smart TV with Netflix and DVD player/DVD collection, jigsaw puzzles, games, books, dominoes. Sheets & comforter for sofa bed. Swivel rocker, 2 end tables and coffee table and lots of cushions. THE BATHROOM: Roomy tiled shower with stationary rain shower & handheld adj. shower head. Shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, lotions, foaming soap, towels, washcloths, hair dryer, so many amenities! This is one entire unit in a duplex with separate entrances on opposite sides of the building and an 8' high privacy fence separating the two yards. You will have your privacy within the unit and your own back yard! More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
* SMOKING ALLOWED OUTDOORS ONLY 10' from open doors or windows! Failure to abide by this rule can result in forfeiture of deposit. * $40 pet fee per week max 150 per stay for up to two dogs. * Not child-proofed in any way! Children at own risk! (And yours!) * The sofa bed is between twin & full bed,suitable for 1 person, 2 very cozy! If 2 people to sleep on it, input 3 persons; $15/n extra for 3 or 4. * No spike heels! Inquire re bikes
Bathrooms
1 Shower
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About the Owner
Paula Celeste R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2018
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Reviewed 12 March 2019

We stayed at Celeste's place for 5 nights and felt "at home" from the moment we arrived. Large private back yard with fence, making it perfect for our energetic dog. The yard is landscaped so there are several sitting areas. The house is comfortable, clean,...More

Date of stay: March 2019
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newmexicoonline, VR Owner at Private Oasis w/Bohemian Luxury: All-temp Outdoor Mineral Water Soaking Tub!, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2019

Thank you very much, Cindy! I really appreciate the kind words and look forward to your return to this private duplex. So glad y'all enjoyed it.

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This is a delightful rental in T or C. The house has plenty of space, is charmingly decorated and the tub is wonderful. Convenient to walk to everything in T or C. Celeste is a wonderful host who thought if everything (recommendations, House how-tos, plenty...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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newmexicoonline, VR Owner at Private Oasis w/Bohemian Luxury: All-temp Outdoor Mineral Water Soaking Tub!, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Thank you so much, Cindy! Even though we never met in person, you were a wonderful guest and I would love it if you came back again and again. So glad you enjoyed it as much as you did. :-)

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

This place is wonderful! Beautifully decorated and loaded with amenities. Hot tub and yard very relaxing and private with several different sitting areas. Loved all the colors they used.Great place to escape too and the community is very unique and laid back.

Date of stay: July 2018
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newmexicoonline, VR Owner at Private Oasis w/Bohemian Luxury: All-temp Outdoor Mineral Water Soaking Tub!, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you so very much for being one of the first guests and the positive review! Hope you'll return soon. : )

Reviewed 28 July 2018

We enjoyed our stay at The Aquarius. The yard with outdoor shower & soaking tub is so relaxing, peaceful & private. There are numerous seating areas including a perfect spot to view Turtleback Mountain. We just moved around throughout the day & took advantage of...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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newmexicoonline, VR Owner at Private Oasis w/Bohemian Luxury: All-temp Outdoor Mineral Water Soaking Tub!, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thanks so much for the great review! I'm glad you and your friends were able to enjoy some of the many amenities I've provided at the Aquarius.

Reviewed 8 October 2018
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Date of stay: October 2018
newmexicoonline, VR Owner at Private Oasis w/Bohemian Luxury: All-temp Outdoor Mineral Water Soaking Tub!, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Deck
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Private Garden
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
This is an excellent location from which to take leisurely walks and bike rides, whether towards the Rio Grande (right on Daniels or left on Clancy will take you different places--Rotary Park on the Rio Grande with walkbridge or around the road to the stairs up to the Mesa on the Healing Waters Trail), or the couple short blocks to downtown where you can find many restaurants, quirky shops and art galleries, the local brewery and grocery store. Drive out to Elephant Butte Lake (Marina del Sur or Dam Site Recreation Area and Winding Roads), up to Hillsboro or Kingston (call ahead to see if Hillsboro Cafe is open that day for lunch or Black Range Winery for tasting), Monticello or Cuchillo. Take scenic Hy 187 to Shattuck Vineyard, Caballo.
Getting around
If you want to venture up to Walmart or out to the lakes, a car would be nice, but you can also get a ride on the Solar Buzz, the state's only solar-powered bus! I can't post their # here due to site rules but ask me after booking if interested.
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  • Private Oasis w/Bohemian Luxury: All-temp Outdoor Mineral Water Soaking Tub! is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

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