Sky Nest

Arroyo Hondo

1 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms 4 Sleeps 750 sq. ft.

Amazing 360 Degree Views
Beautiful Viewing Deck
Sunrise over the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range
Sunset over the Rio Grande Gorge
15 minutes to Town of Taos
25 minutes to Taos Ski Valley
Rio Grande Gorge Recreation Access
Hot Springs
Steam Room Shower
Hand Made Tiles
Local Douglas Fir wood cladding
Gravel driveway off paved road for easy access, parking spot for two vehicles
Laundry, iron/ironing board
Green Building

Sky Nest is a locally designed and sourced green built home on the Hondo Mesa. Sky Nest offers an unparallelled natural setting to let you ground and connect in peace and privacy watching the clouds roll from the mountains out across the expanse of sage and juniper high desert lands, toward the rocky gashes leading down to the Rio Grande deep within its gorge. The living space is elevated above ground level to sit in the view. This home has one bedroom and one bathroom, a simple well-stocked kitchen for all your home cooking needs. The home is built on stilts and sits at 7,000 feet elevation with room for 1-4 guests.

This ultra-efficient sanctuary lets you appreciate and savor the nature all around you. Eco-consciousness and comfortable, you'll love your stay here.

Large picture windows perfectly frame 360 degree mountain views and flood the main room with warm light. Simple and elegant functional design makes this home relaxing and easy to operate. The living room includes a comfy sectional couch that contains a full-size sleeper sofa.

Kitchen amenities: Induction 2-burner stove, extra large toaster oven for baking. Microwave, coffee maker, and blender. Easy 2-stool breakfast bar is a great place to catch up on email before getting the day's adventure going or enjoy a sit-down dinner at the dining table. Bluetooth speaker provided to amplify your favorite tunes.

The queen bedroom is at the back of the home with optional privacy provided by a large natural wood barn door. A private bathroom with steam shower with window provides total private relaxation.

Enjoy time on the deck in every season watching the landscape, birds and butterflies out across the vista. An outdoor grill, dining table, string lights and and the stars above let you enjoy a little outdoor living space in addition to the interior of the home.

Primary Suite: Queen Bed, Private Bath with Steam Shower
Other Sleeping Options: Full Sleeper Sofa in Living Room

Details about the home: 
Designed by Joaquin Karcher of Zero E Design
Stylish, eco-friendly design
Constructed using blackened Douglas Fir
Rainscreen facade cladding
Double wall construction with cellulose insulation
Lunos e2 Heat Recovery Ventilation System
Handmade tiles fired in Mexico and designed by Ayse Design

This home has mini-split air conditioning and heat system. The home is well-regulated and there are are very few hot days of summer. The electric baseboard heaters and a few electric portalble heaters will cut even the coldest chill during the winter.


Main Bedroom 1

1 King



  • Air Conditioning
  • Bed Linens
  • Dryer
  • Essentials
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hangers
  • Heating
  • Hot Water
  • Kitchen
  • Private Entrance
  • Private Living Room
  • Shampoo
  • Washer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wifi
  • Free wifi


  • BBQ Area
  • Patio or Balcony
  • Balcony
  • Deck Patio Uncovered
  • Grill
  • Outdoor Grill

Home Safety

  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Smoke Detector


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Basics
  • Dishes & Silverware
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Spices
  • Toaster
  • Stove
  • Dining table
  • Blender
  • Dishes And Silverware
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Pots & Pans


  • Museums


  • Necessary


  • Free Parking


  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing


  • Mountain View
  • Rural


  • Television
  • Smart TV


  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fishing - Fly
  • Fishing - Freshwater
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Romantic


  • Laundry
  • Essentials Included
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Iron
  • Ironing Board
  • Backyard


  • Non-smoking
  • Smartlock
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March 29, 2024 - Website

Amazing Views!

by James

My favorite place to stay in Taos. Beautiful. Peaceful. Thank you!

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from 119.00 / night



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