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Dragonfly cottage at Desert Willow

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Dragonfly Cottage is a mountain sanctuary, offering a peaceful and relaxing get-away destination for travelers looking for an authentic New Mexico experience. The cottage is centrally located between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, and within a short drive of various mineral hot springs, the wildlife refuge of the Valles Caldera National Preserve and the Bandelier National Monument. Nestled in a tranquil mountain canyon amid vast majestic sheer cliffs and quiet mountain serenity, The Dragonfly Cottage is a nature-lover's delight. The cottage is located on the Jemez River in the village of Jemez Springs, New Mexico.We pamper our guests with cozy and private accommodations under old cottonwoods and majestic cliffs, boasting all the comforts from home. For you convenience, The Dragonfly Cott...The Dragonfly Cottage is a mountain sanctuary, offering a peaceful and relaxing get-away destination for travelers looking for an authentic New Mexico experience. The cottage is centrally located between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, and within a short drive of various mineral hot springs, the wildlife refuge of the Valles Caldera National Preserve and the Bandelier National Monument. Nestled in a tranquil mountain canyon amid vast majestic sheer cliffs and quiet mountain serenity, The Dragonfly Cottage is a nature-lover's delight. The cottage is located on the Jemez River in the village of Jemez Springs, New Mexico.We pamper our guests with cozy and private accommodations under old cottonwoods and majestic cliffs, boasting all the comforts from home. For you convenience, The Dragonfly Cottage offers a homelike atmosphere, including a fully equipped kitchen, wood burning fireplace, gas grill and a large, redwood deck overlooking the Jemez River Valley.The Dragonfly Cottage is a private and self-contained vacation home sitting between a wildflower meadow and the Jemez River in the Jemez Mountains -- just over an hour from Albuquerque or an hour and a half from Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Dragonfly Cottage is a perfect 'base camp' for a discovery trip to northern New Mexico and a popular hideaway for honeymooning newlyweds, familes, small groups or couples seeking a charming, private getaway.The Dragonfly Cottage is a smoke-free, private, two bedroom and one bathroom vacation home. Brick floors, hand-made custom pine cabinets and ceramic tile create a cheerful ambiance in our little, 800 square foot cottage while windows bring in the stunning cliff and river valley views. There is new upgraded heating and refrigerated A/C units. There are two queen-size beds, and one full bathroom with bathtub and shower. There is also a blow up mattress available for use in the living room. And for those who want to sleep with the stars above their heads, bring your sleeping bags to set up on the redwood deck. The deck stretches almost from one end of the cottage to the other; with the river running by just down the bank. Bring your own food and prepare meals in our fully equipped kitchen. Local restaurants are also available in the area. The Dragonfly Cottage is the perfect place to make memories! The rates per night depend on number of guests. Ranging from $169 for up to three guests per night to $169 for four or more guests per night.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Nicholas W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2014
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Reviewed 26 May 2020

nice pandemic everything closed beutiful hiking lovely cabin nice deck and river areas forcing me to say more lessens my desire to say nice things

Date of stay: May 2020
Thank joe b
Reviewed 25 June 2019

This is the perfect getaway for quiet, nature, comfy beds, and a feel of pampering. The back patio is huge with the most beautiful green mountainous view. The deck overlooking the nearby river is a Slice of heaven...what an amenity! Wish we could have slept...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank tryingnewthings140
DragonflyCottage, VR Owner at Dragonfly cottage at Desert Willow, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2019

I'm really glad you enjoyed your stay at the cottage and we will see you next time.

Reviewed 3 June 2019

I hesitate to write a stellar review for this cottage offering because I would rather keep it a secret, but alas...this place is spectacular! Located just steps away from the gorgeous Jemez River and situated at the base of the stunning cliff formations that give...More

Date of stay: May 2019
1  Thank Doug L
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This is a gem of a cabin right on the river with an incredible view of the mountain. Beds are comfortable. Private and enjoyable. The boiler went out and we had no hot water, so Nick treated us all to the bathhouse in town on...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Nannerdoodle
DragonflyCottage, VR Owner at Dragonfly cottage at Desert Willow, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Sorry about the no hot water and thank you so much for your understanding. Thank you for the great review. See you next time.

Reviewed 21 April 2018

This is such a lovely property with so much charm and outstanding views, just perfect for my weekend getaway. There is a beautiful deck to relax and enjoy nature right by the river. The owner is so accommodating and pleasant to work with. I will...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Freedom768571
DragonflyCottage, VR Owner at Dragonfly cottage at Desert Willow, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope you can make it back.

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I spent a weekend vacation at this cottage last summer and it was absolutely perfect. I still remember how much I enjoyed my stay and would definitely return. After cooking dinner in the kitchen, I ate it from the deck of which has an incredible...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Jodi F
DragonflyCottage, VR Owner at Dragonfly cottage at Desert Willow, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Thanks for staying at the Dragonfly Cottage. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 4 January 2018

We really enjoyed staying at the Dragonfly House. I have recommended it to several friends. Will definitely visit again!

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Inspire627758
DragonflyCottage, VR Owner at Dragonfly cottage at Desert Willow, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the great review.

Reviewed 23 December 2017

Just getting to this review from February as we are planning to return early next spring. Nice and quiet. (It was the off season). Nice fireplace with stock of wood and firestarter. Clean inside and out. Great deck by the river to stare at the...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank Dennis C
DragonflyCottage, VR Owner at Dragonfly cottage at Desert Willow, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2017

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and will be returning. Coming in Spring will be a great time to enjoy the stars outside on the wood deck by the river. Thank you for the kind review.

Reviewed 6 December 2017

This was a truly wonderful and relaxing place. Everything was there! Didn't need to bring all the essentials, they were provided...and then some! How unexpected and terrific. Fireplace...wood provided! Two, count 'em, two decks, one right on the river. Nicely decorated, perfectly clean and amazing...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Robert L
DragonflyCottage, VR Owner at Dragonfly cottage at Desert Willow, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2017

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and the Dragonfly Cottage. I'm happy we met and exceeded your expectations. Thank you for the kind review.

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Our first time here and we plan to return. The river out back with the deck overlooking it, and the spectacular cliffs behind, were just what we look for. The kitchen and bedrooms were quite spacious enough for the two of us, and the road...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank jandm79
DragonflyCottage, VR Owner at Dragonfly cottage at Desert Willow, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you so much for the great review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Deck
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
City Getaway
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
House Swap
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
The Dragonfly Cottage is a mountain sanctuary, offering a peaceful and relaxing get-away destination for travelers looking for an authentic New Mexico experience. The cottage is centrally located between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, and within a short drive of various mineral hot springs, the wildlife refuge of the Valles Caldera National Preserve and the Bandelier National Monument. Nestled in a tranquil mountain canyon amid vast majestic sheer cliffs and quiet mountain serenity, The Dragonfly Cottage is a nature-lover's delight. The cottage is located on the Jemez River in the village of Jemez Springs, New Mexico.We pamper our guests with cozy and private accommodations under old cottonwoods and majestic cliffs, boasting all the comforts f
Getting around
You will need a car to get to cottage, 4WD is not necessary. There is no public transportation. The cottage is just off the main road, a mile south of Jemez Springs. The roads are plowed and maintained in the winter if it snows.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dragonfly cottage at Desert Willow

Dragonfly cottage at Desert Willow is able to accommodate up to 5 guests. See all property details.

Dragonfly cottage at Desert Willow has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Dragonfly cottage at Desert Willow has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Dragonfly cottage at Desert Willow must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.