Overview of Spectacular Panoramic mtn Views From This Majestic 3 Acre Luxury Chalet Retreat

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5.0/5 Exceptional
50 reviews


  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer



Popular LocationSpencer Theater for the Performing Arts7 min drive
Popular LocationThe Links at Sierra Blanca15 min drive
RestaurantFarley's16 min drive
RestaurantMr Burger16 min drive
AirportRuidoso, NM (RUI-Sierra Blanca Regional)14 min drive

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    About this area


    This chalet is located in Alto. Ski Apache and The Links at Sierra Blanca are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Bonito Lake and Smokey Bear Historical Park. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

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    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts - 7 min drive
    • The Links at Sierra Blanca - 15 min drive
    • Ruidoso Downs Racetrack - 30 min drive
    • Lotza Stuff - 32 min drive
    • Billy The Kid Casino - 36 min drive

    Getting around

    • Ruidoso, NM (RUI-Sierra Blanca Regional) - 14 min drive


    • Farley's - 16 min drive
    • Mr Burger - 16 min drive
    • Zocca Coffee - 17 min drive
    • Subway - 17 min drive
    • Anaheim Jack's - 17 min drive

    About this property

    Spectacular Panoramic mtn Views From This Majestic 3 Acre Luxury Chalet Retreat

    Romantic chalet in Alto
    Impressive 3 story, 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom boasts stunning views from across the 2,900 sq ft air conditioned home just outside of Ruidoso, NM. Over 3 acres of mountainous property provide privacy and ample space for hiking, biking and walking. Enjoy breathtaking scenes from the large hardwood deck and private master bedroom patio. In addition, a recently added outdoor stone fire pit and recreation area with comfortable seats, oversized outdoor Jenga blocks, footballs, frisbees and games provide hours of relaxation under the tall pines with a backdrop of the Sierra Blanca mountains and Ski Apache. Inside there is immaculate attention to detail with hickory wood floors, vaulted alder ceilings, framed windows, granite counters, custom cabinets and inspiring massive view windows. A large loft on the 3rd floor and an extra den in the lower level provide abundant space for large families with children or a friends & family mountain getaway. Two large 55 inch LED flat screens with premium satellite channels, DVD players and wifi internet access provide indoor entertainment. Poker chips, cards, puzzles, Lincoln Logs, frisbees, footballs and a new foosball table was just added. A moderately steep, very long and winding driveway provide endless smiles in the snow using the provided saucers and sleighs. A Weber stainless steel propane grill on the main deck is ready to use while absorbing the superior sights. Once you arrive, you will find little reason to leave this mountain retreat. Located in Alto, NM, this deluxe paradise is 20 minutes from downtown Ruidoso and 10 minutes from either ski apache or the spencer theatre. Please visit our other property as well, a 2 bedroom Riverfront Cottage located walking distance to downtown Ruidoso, www.vrbo.com/956269
    Air-conditioned accommodations at this chalet offer fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas.
    Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards.
    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire chalet to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Property manager

    property manager

    Donald Munoz

    Speaks English, Spanish

    Property amenities


    Cross-country skiing and snowboarding nearby


    WiFi available

    Parking and transportation

    Onsite parking


    Ice maker
    Coffee/tea maker
    Paper towels


    4 bedrooms
    Bed sheets provided


    4 bathrooms
    Shower/tub combination
    Towels provided
    Hair dryer
    Toilet paper

    Living spaces

    Dining room


    TV with cable/satellite service
    Foosball table
    DVD player

    Outdoor areas

    Barbecue grill
    Outdoor furniture


    Washing machine and dryer


    Air conditioning


    No pets allowed


    Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    Iron/ironing board

    Location highlights

    Near a health or beauty spa
    Near a hospital
    In a village

    Things to do

    Fitness facilities nearby
    Fishing nearby
    Hiking/biking trails nearby
    Golf nearby
    Sledding nearby
    Casino nearby
    Mountain biking nearby
    Wildlife and game walks nearby
    Birdwatching nearby
    Hiking nearby


    Sleeps 10
    Unit size: 3000 sq ft (279 sq m)



    Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


    Check-out before 11:00 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions


    Pets not allowed

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome

    Property payment types


    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      Long-term renters welcome. Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Frequently asked questions

    Is this property pet-friendly?
    No, pets are not allowed at this property.
    What time is check-in at this property?
    Check-in begins at 3:00 PM.
    What time is check-out at this property?
    Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
    Where is this property located?
    Situated in Alto, this romantic chalet is within 12 mi (20 km) of The Links at Sierra Blanca, Cree Medows Public Golf Course, and Bonito Lake. Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and Ski Apache are also within 20 mi (32 km).

    Guest reviews

    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor

    5/5 Excellent

      Best House Ever

      We have stayed here several times. The house is perfect, beautiful views, and we have had deer come up and visit every single time. The owners are so friendly, accommodating, and make sure you feel welcome in their home. Our favorite place to stay when we visit a Ruidoso!!

      5/5 Excellent

        Ruidoso New Mexico

        I got this rental for an employee for winning a contest. It was super easy communication with the host. The property was perfect as described!

        5/5 Excellent

          Excellent stay

          Beautiful cabin, very clean, nothing is missing, the owner very attentive and friendly, excellent quality in the beds, the kitchen does not lack anything, everything in excellent condition, I highly recommend it 😃

          5/5 Excellent

            Fabulous, start to finish!

            Where it begin?! This beautiful home, set high on a hill with open 180+ degree views to Sierra Blanca from the main living area was perfect for our active multi-generational family of 9, ranging in age from 12-76. Walking in the front door on arrival there was a collective "WOW" as we stood in the great room, taking in views of the mountains as well as our accommodations. The scenery outside the floor-to-ceiling windows is simply spectacular, and the interior is equally impressive: beautifully yet comfortably furnished, and immaculately clean. Wood floors and granite countertops gleamed. The kitchen is so well stocked utensil-wise for cooking, we lacked for nothing. The pantry, amazingly, is equally well stocked--a fact we weren't aware of before making our grocery run. Be sure to check it before you shop! Likewise the bathrooms, from bandaids to shampoo to lotion (much needed in the dry climate) to multiple rolls of toilet paper and plush towels--ours with our initial on them even! (Ha--we share a common surname initial with the owners.) The kids young and old enjoyed the foosball table. There were decks of cards, poker chips, games for the kids and not so young kids. The large flat screen TVs never even got turned on! Though we looked forward to the fire pit and s'mores, it was a bit cold for evening sitting for this group, half of whom had come from FL. Cold didn't hamper the evening star gazing though, with an incredible array of visible stars, and even some shooting stars. Wildlife was plentiful with elk and deer visible daily grazing below us, and shed antlers discovered daily in our hikes from the house. I could go on and on (in fact have), but to sum it up, it was a perfect getaway for our group. As a topper though, one of our group spent his entire career in the hospitality business, and Donald Munoz, the owner, would be tops in that industry. He's friendly, attentive and readily available to answer any questions quickly, as well as offer suggestions on things to do. It's obvious that he genuinely cares about his guests. His written explanations of the operation of everything from fireplace to heating system was spot on and a tremendous help in settling in comfortably. We all awoke the morning after our departure sad not to be in "our" house still, looking out at "our" mountains. It was a terrific week and could not have been a better getaway for our Christmas get-together!

            5/5 Excellent


              This place was perfect. Perfect views and solitude