Welcome to McCarthy House! - With plenty of plush seating, a cozy wood stove and cable TV with DVD player, this cozy living room is an ideal place to enjoy a movie night.Open Floor Plan - Vacation time is also family bonding time, and McCarthy House's flowing floor plan ensures everyone stays in on the action.Stay Connected - Keep an eye on the action in the living room while you prepare dinner.Eat-in Kitchen - Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and a bagel and settle at the kitchen table to plan the day’s activities together on your device using the free Wi-FiFully Equipped Kitchen - McCarthy House's eat-in kitchen is stocked with all the cookware, dinnerware and utensils you’ll need.Dine "Out" - Enjoy a meal outside on the spacious deck. Everything tastes better in the crisp, pine-scented mountain air!Best Vacation, Bar None - Mix up a few cocktails at the bar and enjoy them together while you catch up.Bond Over a Game - Engage in some friendly competition over a board game or deck of cards in the game room.Primary Bedroom - Retire for the night after a long day at the beach in the plush queen-size bed in the primary bedroom.Bathroom Close By - Two full bathrooms makes it easier for everyone to get ready for the day faster.Traveling With Friends? - The second bedroom also features a comfortable queen bed for the kids or another couple.Pristine Bathrooms - Both bathrooms are well stocked with plenty of fresh, fluffy towels.Sleep Like a Queen - All three bedrooms feature comfortable queen-size beds, so there's room for everyone!A Quiet Place - Enjoy nature’s splendor while taking advantage of the proximity to all Ruidoso has to offer.Photo Ops Abound - You’ll find plenty of Instagram-worthy scenes as you explore the area.Sierra Blanca Peak - Standing 12,000 feet over Ruidoso, Sierra Blanca towers majestically over the entire area and provides great views from all angles.Shop til' You Drop - A vacation isn't complete without purchasing memory-filled souvenirs, so slip on your best walking shoes and head into town to explore genuine hand-made crafts, jewelry, and more!Fishing, Hiking, Mountain Biking… - When you’re not fishing in Alto Lake, which is stocked with rainbow trout, you can explore the surrounding trails on foot, mountain bike, or horseback.Trout and Trails - Alto Lake is stocked with rainbow trout, and you can explore the surrounding woodlands and trails on foot, mountain bike, or horseback.The Great Outdoors - From the beautiful historic sites and mountain views to the cool, Ruidoso pines and natural landscapes, you're guaranteed to have an unbelievable vacation experience no matter what time of year you choose to visit.Laugh. Love. Ski. - Without a doubt, skiing is one of the most popular attractions for visitors staying during the winter months. There are multiple ski shops available in town, including a large one at Ski Apache, Ruidoso's most popular ski destination.

McCarthy House


5.00/5 (1)


5.00/5 | 1 reviews

Quaint, woodlands cabin near trails + minutes from restaurants, shopping

3 BR | 2 Full Baths | 1 Half Bath | Sleeps 6 | Mountain View

Ruidoso, NM


Property type

Mountain View


In Town


Wireless Internet


Where you'll be


Close to Midtown Ruidoso and everything the Sierra Blancas has to offer, McCarthy House is ideal for outdoor-loving families or friends traveling together. Just minutes away are restaurants, shopping and fascinating art galleries. The surrounding area is l...
Close to Midtown Ruidoso and everything the Sierra Blancas has to offer, McCarthy House is ideal for outdoor-loving families or friends traveling together. Just minutes away are restaurants, shopping and fascinating art galleries. The surrounding area is loaded with opportunities for outdoor adventurers, from skiing at the nearby Ski Apache resort to hiking and mountain biking in Lincoln National Forest. During the summer enjoy exploring the 19th Century adobe and stone buildings and museum of the Lincoln Historic Site. Plus, there are plenty of hiking trails nearby!

Loaded with rustic charm, McCarthy House has everything you need for your Southwestern vacation. Situated in an idyllic woodland setting, this quaint cabin sleeps six comfortably and with three bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The open concept living room is a charming, cabin-esque space with a free-standing woodstove, large flat-screen cable TV with DVD player, and plush leather seating. Just steps away, the handy, eat-in kitchen and dining area offers all the major appliances and many of the smaller ones with all the dishes, cookware, flatware, and gadgets you might need. Step outside and there's even a gas grill on the spacious deck with picnic table!

All of McCarthy House's bedrooms feature comfortable, queen-size beds and ceiling fans. Two full bathrooms mean no waiting in line in the mornings. There's even a bar for mixing up and enjoying your favorite cocktails and a game room for keeping everyone entertained if you happen to experience one of New Mexico's extremely rare wet days!

McCarthy House keeps you close to everything while letting you feel miles away from civilization. Book your stay today

Please remember that Ruidoso is a mountain town with snow and icy conditions during the winter. This can affect driving and parking conditions regardless of the property, driveway, or roads. 4x4 or chains may be required during winter months to access your home.

Maximum 3 vehicles.

Where you'll sleep

1st Bedroom
2nd Bedroom
3rd Bedroom


Mountain View
Wooded View
In Town
Property Features
TV (s)
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Smoke Detector
Linens Provided
Private Entrance
Fire Extinguisher
Air Conditioning
DVD Player (s)
Wireless Internet
Washing Machine
Grill - Gas
Living Room
No Smoking or Vaping Allowed
Iron & Ironing Board
Dining Area
Hot Water
Dishes and Utensils
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Bath Towels Provided
Parking /Access- 4WD Required for Winter
Parking/Access - 4WD Recommended for Winter
Nearby Activities
Fishing - Fly
Kayaking Rentals
Medical Services
Golf Course(s)
Miniature Golf
Outlet Shops
Horse Race Track
Snow Skiing
Winery Tours
Health Beauty Spa


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Nice cabin

Nice cabin


Important things to know



Check-In: 4:00 PM

Check-Out: 11:00 AM

Minimum age to rent: 25

Pet policy: No Pets Allowed

  • 46+ Days Prior to Arrival, $1000 is due at the time of Booking if the total is more than $4000.
  • 46+ Days Prior to Arrival, $300 is due at the time of Booking if the total is less than $1000.
  • Within 45 Days Prior to Arrival, $100 is due at the time of Booking.
  • Arrival window within 14 days or less, all payments are non-refundable.
  • Arrival window within 15 to 30 days, a partial refund of 50% will be provided.
  • Arrival window is within 31 days or more, all advanced payments will be refunded.