A Treasure Trove of Fun - The game room boasts a pool table, card table, wet bar and large flat-screen cable TV.Meet Up at Gathering Place! - Chill out in the hot tub with friends after a day on the slopes or a picnic in the woods in Ruidoso.Get Ready to Relax - No log cabin, this! Gathering Place has just the right amount of comfort and luxury to elevate your woodland stay to extra-special.Put Your Feet Up - Luxurious furnishings and plenty of natural light from the large windows make Gathering Place's large living room perfect for reconnecting with your crowd.Homelike Touches - Glowing wood floors, dual ceiling fans, a cozy fireplace and large flat-screen cable TV with DVD player/VCR make Gathering Place's living room ideal for movie nights.Rustic Elegance - Catch up over a family meal or lively board game in Gathering Place's handsome dining room.Breakfast Nook - Just off the kitchen, this cozy corner is a great place to savor your morning coffee while you plan the day's events on your tablet courtesy of the free Wi-Fi.Designer Kitchen - Beautiful wood cabinets, a gorgeous kitchen island, tiled floors and easy access to both the living room and dining room make this kitchen a delight to work in.Everything You Need - Meal prep, storage and cleanup is easy thanks to the sleek, stainless steel appliance! Plus, all cookware, dinnerware, drink ware, flatware and tools are on hand for you to use.Make Memories - Sure to be a favorite with your entire group, Gathering Place's entertainment room is a great place to hold movie night, enjoy a drink by the fire, or engage in some friendly competition.Stay Connected - After a day of hiking or skiing, the game room is a great place for everyone to gather and stay connected while each doing his or her own thing.Banish Boredom - Your gang won't want to wait for a rainy day (New Mexico has fewer than 65 of them each year) to use the game room! From a pool table to cards to a beanbag for flopping back and reading a book, there's always something to do.Whip Up a Quick Snack - No need to head upstairs – the kitchenette off the game room is perfect for popping some popcorn or prepping some after-dinner coffee.Private Luxury - A sumptuous king-size bed, dual nightstands and in-room fireplace make the pretty primary bedroom extra cozy.Need Time To Yourself? - Snuggle up in bed and catch up on your favorite shows on the large, in-room flat-screen TV!Room to Move - The en suite primary bathroom features dual sinks in the granite-topped vanity, plus plenty of lighting and mirror space so you can get ready for the day at the same time.Chase Away the Chill - After a day of skiing, flip on the gas fireplace and slide into the soaking tub for a little bit of you" time.Unwind With a Long Shower - An exquisitely tiled, spacious shower stall makes getting ready for the day a pleasure.Bring the Kids - This cheerful bedroom is sure to please the kids with its proximity to the game room.Just Right - Do you prefer to sleep warm or cool? An electric fireplace heater and overhead ceiling fan make it easy to adjust the temperature to your preference.Stylish Bathrooms - Each of Gathering Place's full bathrooms is spacious, stylish, and inviting.Get Ready in No Time - With multiple showers, your whole group can get started on the day's adventures in no time!Extra Bathrooms = Extra Convenience! - With three full and one half-bathroom, there's no waiting in line.Traveling With Another Couple? - The second bedroom with its queen-size bed, two nightstands and ceiling fan is a welcome retreat.Fit for a Queen - Three of the spare bedrooms boast beautifully made up queen-size beds, dual nightstands/reading lamps and ceiling fans.Get Ready Twice as Fast - With two sinks and lots of counter and mirror space, this vanity lets you both prep for the day ahead at once.Pristine Bathrooms - A well-lit full bathroom, stocked with plenty of fresh towels, makes getting ready for the day easy.Cozy Retreat - Cheerful colors and a cozy full-size bed make this bedroom ideal for the kids.Leave Your Linens at Home - All bedding and towels are provided! Plus, an in-home washer and dryer make it easy to leave room in your luggage for souvenirs.Pretty Patio - Fire up the gas grill! Comfortable, padded chairs and a gorgeous view make a charming outdoor dining room.Need to Check in With Work? - No worries…between the free Wi-Fi and this private, well-equipped home office, you'll be back to having fun in no time.Southwestern Charm - Even Gathering Place's entryway invites you to hang out and enjoy your surroundings!You Have Arrived! - The moment you arrive at Gathering Place, you'll know you picked the perfect vacation place.Living on Porch Time - Settle back on the comfortable, cushioned chairs…your only agenda is to relax and have fun!Plenty of Parking - There's room for multiple vehicles in Gathering Place's large driveway.Woodland Getaway - Surrounded by towering pines, Gathering Place is an idyllic mountain retreat.Sierra Blanca Peak - Standing 12,000 feet over Ruidoso, Sierra Blanca towers majestically over the entire area and provides great views from all angles.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.Hit the Links - Alto Lakes Golf & Country Club, the Links at Sierra Blanca, and Rainmakers Resort and Club are just a few of the nearby golf courses.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.Shopping and Gallery Hopping - Ruidoso is known for its art galleries and artisanal shops—perfect when you want a day off from outdoor activities.Into the Wild - Deer, wild turkeys, elk, bears, eagles, and even wild horses are among the wildlife you might spy during your stay.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.Down by the River - When you’re not fishing, you can sit alongside the Ruidoso River and delight in the sound of the water rushing over the rocks as hummingbirds and swallows chirp.Sierra Blanca Peak - Standing 12,000 feet over Ruidoso, Sierra Blanca towers majestically over the entire area and provides great views from all angles.Local Wildlife - Don't be surprised if you come in contact with local wildlife during your stay in Ruidoso. They're so friendly!Alto Lake - Stocked with rainbow trout and occasionally catfish, Alto Lake is the perfect choice for nature lovers and fishing enthusiasts and don't forget your cameras because Alto Lake is known for black bear, deer, elk, and eagle sightings!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!Feeling Lucky? - Stop by the casino and cash out big!Get In the Loop - Stop by the visitor center and plan out your whole vacation with stuff to do in the area.Ready, Set, Go - The racetrack is always a great attraction when visiting Ruidoso.

Gathering Place

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5.00/5 | 2 reviews

Epic Game Room – Find adventure and excitement in this spacious rental
5 BR | 3 Full Baths | 1 Half Bath | Sleeps 10 | Partial View
Ruidoso, NM


Property type
Wooded View View
In Town Proximity
Hot Tub - Private Amenity

Where you'll be


Outdoor adventures of every kind, a charming village to stroll through, headliner performances…Gathering Place is at the center of it all! Set in a secluded, wooded location with spectacular views, this private home has something for everyone year-round. T...
Outdoor adventures of every kind, a charming village to stroll through, headliner performances…Gathering Place is at the center of it all! Set in a secluded, wooded location with spectacular views, this private home has something for everyone year-round. The surrounding area is loaded with opportunities for nature lovers, from skiing at nearby Ski Apache to golfing to hiking untamed National Forest roads. And if you need a break from the Great Outdoors, you’ll love browsing in the fascinating shops and art galleries and sampling the local cuisine in nearby downtown Ruidoso. Just a short drive away, the Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino offers endless options for entertainment, while Ruidoso Downs Racetrack features horse racing during the summer months. And on those rare wet days (New Mexico does have them…occasionally!), you and your gang can take advantage of Gathering Place's incredible game room!

With five bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms, Gathering Place is just right for extended family get-togethers or gatherings of good friends. But these aren't camp quarters by any means – you'll be amazed by Gathering Place's luxury, which includes elegant furnishings, wood and tiled floors throughout, ceiling fans in every room, multiple fireplaces, a fully equipped gourmet kitchen and stylish bathrooms. There's even a hot tub on the covered deck, and the patio out back is the perfect place for a barbecue with a gas grill, comfortable outdoor dining furniture, and breathtaking views of pine-covered hills with hazy blue mountains in the distance. The en suite primary bathroom has a large soaking but near a small gas fireplace, and if you need to check in with work now and again, no problem – there's even an efficient office space, and the free Wi-Fi ensures you stay connected.

Perhaps one of Gathering Place's most welcome features is the game room! The cozy entertainment area features a large, flat-screen TV over a media console and comfortable leather furniture making it ideal for movie nights. Nearby, you can try your luck at the card table or engage in a friendly game of billiards. The handy wet bar and kitchenette make it easy to prepare cocktails and snacks of every kind.

With everything Gathering Place has to offer in this unique location, your group is sure to make memories that will last a lifetime. So what are you waiting for? Book your mountain stay at Gathering Place today (before someone else beats you to it)!

Please Note: 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. If you are trying to book within 48 hours of arrival you must call 575-258-5200 Opt#1. Monday- Saturday 8-5 and Sunday 8-3 to book last minute.

Maximum Vehicles 5


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

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Check in: 4:00 PM *
Check out: 11:00 AM
*The minimum age for check-in is 25


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Perfect place to stay definitely will be staying there again 😊


Important things to know



Check-In: 4:00 PM

Check-Out: 11:00 AM

Minimum age to rent: 25

Pet policy: Dogs under 50 lbs. allowed

Max pets: 2

  • Within 60 days of arrival, 100% is due at the time of booking.
  • 61+ days prior to arrival, $300 is due at the time of booking if the total is less than $4000.
  • 61+ days prior to arrival, $1000 is due at the time of booking if the total is more than $4000.
  • After 48 hours of booking, if canceled, or in case of no-show, the total amount of the reservation will be charged.