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Casa de Gavilan
570 Highway 21 South Cimarron
NorthEast
575-376-2246

Nestled in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains near Cimarron, NewMexico, is the historic inn, Casa del Gavilan. A place of spirit--where hawk and eagle soar--this grand adobe villa was built about 1912 for Jack and Gertrude Nairn, formerly of Hartford, Connecticut. When completed, artists and writers from far and wide came to enjoy the Nairns' elegant hospitality and to capture the majestic beauty that is New Mexico. With twelve-foot high ceilings, vigas, and eighteen-inch thick walls, Casa del Gavilan (House of the Hawk) is a showplace of Pueblo-revival architecture exhibiting artwork and sculptures by Frederick Remington, Charles Russell, Robert Redbird, and others. Completely surrounded by Philmont Scout Ranch, and a mile from Philmont's base camp, the Casa del Gavilan (also known as the Nairn Place) offers exception views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains, hiking trails, and the peace and tranquility so rare these days. All guest rooms have private baths, and a full breakfast is served daily.