On the Rocks - A Modern Home w/ Decks & Views

Property ID: 437328CloudcroftNMUS
Sleeps 63 BR2.5 BA


Pack your skis and hiking boots for a trip to Cloudcroft, a village nestled in Lincoln National Forest! This charming 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath vacation rental home has room for a group of 6. Enjoy an afternoon visiting local shops on Burro Avenue, hop into a chairlift to shred the slopes of Ski Cloudcroft, or grab a bite to eat at a local hotspot like Cloudcroft Brewing Company. Head over to the Old Apple Barn to grab some apples and return home to bake a delicious pie in the modern kitchen!


  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Free Parking
  • Essentials


Location Details

OUTDOOR RECREATION: Lincoln National Forest (surrounding), Zenith Park (0.6 miles), Trestle Recreation Area (1.4 miles), Ski Cloudcroft (2.7 miles), Desert Foothills Park (21.5 miles), Oliver Lee Memorial State Park (35.6 miles), Grindstone Lake (42.4 miles), skiing trails, hiking trails, biking trails

ATTRACTIONS: Sacramento Mountains Museum (0.6 miles), Old Apple Barn (7.9 miles), Toy Train Depot (19.4 miles), New Mexico Museum of Space History (19.6 miles), Alameda Park Zoo (20.2 miles), White Sands National Monument (36.2 miles), Pillow’s Funtrackers (43.1 miles), Noisy Water Winery (44.1 miles), Ruidoso (46.3 miles)

DINING: Rebecca’s At the Lodge (0.4 miles), Dusty Boots Café (0.5 miles), Big Daddy’s Diner (0.6 miles), Cloudcroft Brewing Company (0.8 miles), Texas Pit Barbeque (1.0 miles), Mad Jack’s Mountaintop Barbecue (1.0 miles), Lepree’s Global Comfort Food (1.1 miles), Dave’s Cafe (1.2 miles)

AIRPORT: El Paso International Airport (107.0 miles)


38 reviews


    Overall, we had a FANTASTIC trip! We came in for a short ski vacation. Only problem was that the driveway became impossible to access via vehicle once the snow started. Even in a truck with 4wheel drive and winter tires, we couldn’t make it back in and had to park on the main street. Which meant we had to carry all of our bags down the two driveways through a foot of snow upon our departure. Property management team does not salt or clear the driveway and there are no snow shovels available. Only tool was a broom we found in a closet that we used to clear the snow from the porch, stairs and our vehicle. The mountain received 19 inches of snow in 24 hours during our stay. Even with chains on the tires, we wouldn’t have made it up. We watched several snow plows attempt to make the climb up as well but none were successful. I read reviews of this driveway being tricky even during summer months. Knowing what we know now, we would not stay in this location again during the winter months. But we would definitely give it a try during warmer months.

    The home owner was very responsive and made sure that we had everything we needed during our stay otherwise.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published January 17, 2024
  • Wonderful place


    This was our second stay here and we can't wait to stay again

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published January 16, 2024
  • Beautiful Mountain Retreat


    We really enjoyed our long weekend Labor Day stay in Cloudcroft. The house was a great place to call home during our trip. We would visit again!


    - Very clean house, modern, all the luxuries of home

    - Very homey with cute decor and comfy furniture to lounge.

    - Wildlife watching was great from the front drive chairs in the morning. We saw deer, elk, birds, and even had a kitty cat greet us each morning.

    - Loved the games and books to use that were in the house.

    -Modern appliances and pretty much everything you could need(pots, pans, chopper, utensils, etc) to cook all sorts of meals.


    - The driveway: getting into the drive way is very difficult. We were in a suburban and had to drive to the top of the hill, turn around, and come down to get into the driveway. When we tried to back in as stated in the directions, we got stuck and it was almost impossible to get traction on the loose gravel.

    - This home probably isn’t the best choice for older people or those with difficulty climbing stairs. There are stairs to the front door and to all bedrooms once inside.

    Overall it was a great trip and we would recommend this home to others. Just bring a 4-wheel drive vehicle!



    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published September 19, 2023
  • Evolve presents is a no win situation.


    The house was great, perfect for our needs. However, Evolve presents an issue for both the client and the consumer. The fees are excessive and unnecessary. We will be going back to the real estate companies in Cloudcroft who have been handling rentals quite well for the last 50 years.

    Published August 14, 2023
    Manager's Response:

    From Evolve: We are glad you chose the home and we are very sorry your stay was not what you expected. We here at Evolve take full responsibility for any concerns. We strive to be transparent with our guests at every stage of the booking process and do break down all rates and fees before the reservation is confirmed. The cleaning fee is required, the damage waiver protects the guest and owner, the service fee goes to Vrbo and protects the guests and provides customer service, and more.
    We are glad you chose our home and we are sorry your stay was not what you expected.

  • 5/5

    WE loved our stay at On the Rocks in Cloudcroft. Brett was very accommodating! The house was very cozy and welcoming from the minute we walked in the door. We will definitely be back to stay again!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Vicki B.
    Published August 29, 2023
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