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Brownell Chalet
1 Thunderbird Road Taos Ski Valley
North Central

Located in the heart of Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, and only a two-minute walk to the ski lifts, the Brownell Chalet offers you the charm of a unique Bavarian chalet, with great views of Al's Run. The chalet is centrally located to all restaurants and shops in Taos Ski Valley village core. The chalet has four individual guest rooms each with private bath with free guest parking on-sight right in front of the chalet. The accommodations include: Fireplace room – sleeps 2 Studio – sleeps 2 Bird’s Nest Suite – sleeps 3 One Bedroom Apartment – sleeps 2 Multiple configurations of the 4 rental units are possible. Rates are based on 1-2 adults / per unit. Live-in Owner Elisabeth Brownell is featured in Taos Ski Valley's famous book 'Ski Pioneers' and offers warm hospitality to guests at the Brownell Chalet. Some guests have been returning every year for over 40 years. Elisabeth herself worked for the Ski Valley founder Ernie Blake in 1962 for two winters and here met her late husband Tom Brownell. In 1968 newly married Tom and Elisabeth bought the historical “Thunderbird Lodge” and built this chalet during the beginnings of Taos Ski Valley. Elisabeth shares her wealth of knowledge of the ski valley, its founders, her enthusiasm for skiing and her love of the mountains. Elisabeth speaks English, German and French, as well as a bit of Spanish. For individual units, please email or call to specify the unit(s) preferred. The calendar shows only when all 4 units are booked.