An ideal haven for eco-minded travelers interested in an off-grid experience where physical distancing is the norm. Our newly renovated 1971 school bus is located on 10 tranquil acres in a safe community inTaos, near the Rio Grande river gorge. Open skies, expansive views of the Taos mountains, hiking out the back door and a short drive to the river or hot springs with the a
An ideal haven for eco-minded travelers interested in an off-grid experience where physical distancing is the norm. Our newly renovated 1971 school bus is located on 10 tranquil acres in a safe community inTaos, near the Rio Grande river gorge. Open skies, expansive views of the Taos mountains, hiking out the back door and a short drive to the river or hot springs with the added bonus of a comfortable, functional and attractive space to call your own during your stay. Glamping at its finest!
Here's what to expect:
No wifi-Great cell reception-Composting toilet (in a hand-crafted cob outhouse)-Solar shower (outdoors)-Water conscious-Kitchenette w propane double burner stove-Vegetarian property-Solar lamps + USB charging station provided-Drinking water + 1 cooler of ice provided upon arrival-Smoking (of anything) only in designated area outside of bus-50 gallons of utility water provided per week
- Check in: After 3PM
- Check out: Before 11AM
- Cancellation policy: Strict
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: 3
- Accepts bookings: 12 months out
- Response time: Within 6 hours
- Response rate: 100%
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Arianna prepared a lovely glamping home for us. 360 degree views from the bus. We enjoyed the comfy bed and well-appointed kitchen space with a terrific propane stove. She is a warm and helpful host. Perfect solution for camping during monsoon season. Close to Taos attractions, but we also hiked to the nearby Buddhist stupa from property.
Breathtaking views delightful hosts
Our stay on Sage Carpenter was magical and just what we needed. Al and Arianna have outdone themselves with their attention to detail. The views from the bus, especially at sundown, are hard to articulate and took our breath away each and every day, not to mention the shooting stars streaking across the Milky Way. I could go on and on really... the outside shower was exhilarating each morning amidst the breeze, the fire at the end of a long day, our hosts gracious and lovely nature. It was like a dream and I’m counting the days until we can return.
The bus was adorable, clean and well kept. One of a kind off grid experience! Looking at the amazing amounts of stars at night was definitely a highlight of our stay! The hosts were extremely welcoming and accommodating. Made sure we had everything we needed and gave us many great recommendations of places to visit and eat in the area. Only downfall: We didn’t expect the area to have so many run down, junk collecting properties nearby, but overall we felt safe and enjoyed our trip.
I loved waking up here! The views are glorious and the bus is beautifully appointed. Arianna and Alison were super helpful and have great recs for a relaxing, enjoyable time in Taos and other places of interest. It is off the grid and a gorgeous spot to decompress. Lots of good hiking, swimming spots, restaurants, and downtown Taos a quick drive away. Can't wait to find my way back to Taos again soon!
The design of the bus is beautiful and functional, it's very spacious and all the windows make for a super special experience. Taos is a short, 25-30 minute drive and you'll cross over the breathtaking Rio Grande Gorge Bridge (make sure to do the West Rim Trail hike!) We experienced all the weather, smoke from wild fires, rain, wind, snow-- it was an ADVENTURE. Make sure you have an all wheel drive vehicle to handle the dirt roads and LOTS of warm clothes-- the bus gets chilly.
The secret of the ‘sage’.
It exceeded my every expectation from the welcoming hosts to the serenity of the space to the spectacular sunsets.
Both Arianna and Alison were warm and welcoming as they’ve created a space that you won’t want to leave. From the morning sunlight waking you up through each and every window of the bus to the stunning sunsets viewed from this high desert retreat. You’ll feel totally safe and secluded even with not so nearby neighbors.
I’m counting the days til I get back to this dream of a space that provided me with solitude, security and spectacular views from the ‘Sage’.
Fantastic stay at Arianna's and Alison's bus. They have very beautifully decorated the space and provide everything you need - potable and non-potable water, dishes, cleaning supplies, stove, lights, small heater, extra blankets, solar shower, etc. They were extremely thoughtful hosts and met me to show me around the bus, give recommendations on the area and checked in throughout the stay to make sure all was okay and if I needed anything. A great place to stay if you want some peace and quiet with gorgeous views and kind people!